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“It is De Age of Colonial Concern”: Vernacular Fictions and Political Belonging

Thomas S. Davis

in The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this final chapter, late modernism’s outward turn captures the changes in political belonging wrought by the twin phenomena of decolonization and mass migration from the Caribbean to British ... More


Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Peter J. Kalliney

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Transatlantic Modernism and the Emergence of Postcolonial Literature is a study of midcentury literary institutions integral to the formation of both modernism and postcolonial writing. ... More


Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

Molly Hoff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780979606670
eISBN:
9781786945129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780979606670.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book provides a synopsis and analysis of Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway. In her close reading, Molly Hoff collects the literary fragments scattered in the novel and gathers them into a ... More


Leaves and the Retrospective Lands: An Introduction

Gary Schmidgall

in Containing Multitudes: Walt Whitman and the British Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199374410
eISBN:
9780199374434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374410.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This introduction establishes just how counterintuitive this project is by setting out Whitman’s aggressively anti-British stance in his pre-Leaves years—his pose of transatlantic antipathy. This ... More


Metropolitan Modernism and Its West Indian Interlocutors

Peter J. Kalliney

in Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Four examines the BBC's role as a major patron of Caribbean writing in the 1950s and 60s through Caribbean Voices, a weekly literary program. Using extensive archival sources, this chapter ... More


Jean Rhys: Left Bank Modernist as Postcolonial Intellectual

Peter J. Kalliney

in Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Seven examines the evolution of Jean Rhys's long and unusual career. In the 1920s and 30s, Rhys was a typical member of the expatriate artist community of the Left Bank. In the 1940s and 50s, ... More


Common Things: Romance and the Aesthetics of Belonging in Atlantic Modernity

James D. Lilley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255153
eISBN:
9780823261062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255153.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

What are the relationships between the books we read and the communities we share?Common Things explores how transatlantic romance revivals of the eighteenth and nineteenth century influenced and ... More


Literature of the 1940s: War, Postwar and "Peace": Volume 5

Gill Plain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748627448
eISBN:
9780748695164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627448.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study undoes the customary division of the 1940s into the Second World War and after, focusing instead on the thematic preoccupations that emerged from writers’ immersion in and resistance to ... More


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