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American Literature and the Antipodean Imaginary: Imperialism, Transnationalism, Surrealism

Paul Giles

in Antipodean America: Australasia and the Constitution of U. S. Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199301560
eISBN:
9780199369218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301560.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter considers reasons for the relative invisibility of the southern continent within the self-understanding of the United States. With reference to colonial pioneers and ... More


Slow Reading: The Opacity Of World Literatures

David Huddart

in Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter juxtaposes World Literatures and World Englishes in order to understand the continued relevance of literary studies to engaging with globalized languages and cultures. This juxtaposition ... More


Iberian and Translation Studies: Literary Contact Zones

Esther Gimeno Ugalde, Marta Pacheco Pinto, and Ângela Fernandes (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800856905
eISBN:
9781800853171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800856905.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Iberian and Translation Studies: Literary Contact Zones offers fertile reflection on the dynamics of linguistic diversity and multifaceted literary translation flows taking place across the Iberian ... More


The Comparative Literature Program at Rutgers University: A Report

Martin McQuillan

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this report, Paul de Man reviews the Comparative Literature Program at Rutgers University. The report is based on extensive interviews with most of the faculty members involved in the Comparative ... More


“Splintered Staves”: Pound, Comparative Literature, and the Translation of Spanish Literary History

Gayle Rogers

in Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation of Spanish and American Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178563
eISBN:
9780231542982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178563.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Examines Ezra Pound’s aborted career as a Hispanist and translator of Spanish texts, from the late medieval Poema del Cid to romanceros (ballads), and his attacks on Germanic philology and his ... More


The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry

Reza Taher-Kermani

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474448161
eISBN:
9781474484862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448161.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry surveys the variety of ways in which Persia, and the multitude of ideological, historical, cultural and political notions that it embodied, were received, ... More


Poetry, Photography, Ekphrasis: Lyrical Representations of Photographs from the 19th Century to the Present

Andrew Miller

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381908
eISBN:
9781781382356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381908.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry, Photography, Ekphrasis is a detailed study of the ekphrasis of photography in poetry since the 19th century. Unlike other critical studies of ekphrasis, Miller’s study concentrates solely on ... More


Interliterariness and the Literary Field: Catalan Literature and Literatures in Catalonia

Antoni Martí Monterde

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter proposes a revision of Dionyýz Ďurišin's concept of interliterary community and Pierre Bourdieu's concept of Field, in order to explain the possibilities of an inner comparative frame in ... More


Deep Refrains: Music, Philosophy, and the Ineffable

Michael Gallope

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226483559
eISBN:
9780226483726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226483726.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Deep Refrains: Music, Philosophy, and the Ineffable draws together the writings of Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche, Ernst Bloch, Theodor Adorno, Vladimir Jankélévitch, Gilles Deleuze, and ... More


The German Joyce

Robert K. Weninger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041667
eISBN:
9780813043678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041667.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The only book-length monograph in English to review James Joyce’s impact on German-language literature and literary criticism, this volume sets out to survey a literary-historical trajectory that ... More


Persia and Nineteenth-Century English Poetry

Reza Taher-Kermani

in The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474448161
eISBN:
9781474484862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448161.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter provides the first systematic analysis of the presence of Persia in nineteenth-century English poetry. In doing so, the chapter relies on the categories of texts and typologies that are ... More


An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499-1627

Susanne Zepp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804787451
eISBN:
9780804793148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787451.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book discusses five Early Modern literary texts that emerged in Europe between 1499 and 1627. The 5 texts are: La Celestina, the Dialoghi d’amore by Leone Ebreo, the first picaresque novel, ... More


Opposition, Imitation, Adaptation and Diffusion in Popular Chinese Literature

Christopher Rosenmeier

in On the Margins of Modernism: Xu Xu, Wumingshi and Popular Chinese Literature in the 1940s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748696369
eISBN:
9781474434805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696369.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The popular literature of the 1940s often crossed boundaries between the popular and the elite as well as between modernism and romanticism. New positions became possible in the literary field, and ... More


‘Sohrab and Rustum’

Reza Taher-Kermani

in The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474448161
eISBN:
9781474484862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448161.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter approaches Matthew Arnold’s poem from various angles: it first considers the poem’s Persian origin, looking at Firdausi’s background, his Shāhnāmeh, the history of its composition and ... More


Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Reza Taher-Kermani

in The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474448161
eISBN:
9781474484862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448161.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The claim in this chapter is that FitzGerald, without being literal in his rendition of the quatrains attributed to Khayyám, succeeded in transmitting a Persian spirit in his Rubáiyát. In its ... More


Pound’s Modern (Metrical) Education

Ira Nadel

in Cross-Cultural Ezra Pound

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979800
eISBN:
9781800852525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979800.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Ira Nadel looks at the comparative literature milieu of Pound’s education at the University of Pennsylvania and Hamilton College in the first decade of the twentieth century. Pound believed that ... More


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