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Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Audrey Murfin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Robert Louis Stevenson, Collaboration, and the Construction of the Late-Victorian Author argues that understanding literary collaboration is essential to understanding Stevenson’s writings. Stevenson ... More


‘A kind of partnership business’: The Wrecker and The Ebb-Tide

Audrey Murfin

in Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the last two, and best known, Stevenson-Osbourne literary collaborations. After The Wrong Box, the pair went on to write The Wrecker (1892) together, but privately Stevenson ... More


Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo is the first scholarly book on an Italian American woman writer and it offers, as Anthony J. Tamburri notes in ... More


Disjecta Membra: Collaboration and the Body of the Text in The Wrong Box and The Master of Ballantrae

Audrey Murfin

in Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Stevenson’s most extensive and lengthy literary collaboration was with his stepson Lloyd Osbourne. Stevenson wrote the comic novel The Wrong Box with Osbourne in 1889. The Wrong Box is the only work ... More


On Vulnerability and Risk: Learning to write and Teach Memoir as a Student of Louise DeSalvo

Kym Ragusa

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Kym Ragusa’s essay examines the influence of DeSalvo’s work as a teacher of memoir in a working class institutional setting. Ragusa focuses on the teaching and learning of memoir as part of the ... More


Against and beyond Burke: Blake’s ‘sublime Labours’

Hélène Ibata

in The challenge of the sublime: From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526117397
eISBN:
9781526136114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117397.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 8 contends that Blake’s theory and practice of art define, against Burke, an original conception of the sublime as a dynamic process located within creative activity itself rather than an ... More


Metamorphosis in Music: The Compositions of György Ligeti in the 1950s and 1960s

Benjamin R. Levy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199381999
eISBN:
9780199382019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381999.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In the 1950s and 1960s György Ligeti went through a remarkable transition from writing music in the style of Bartók to working at the cutting edge of the avant-garde. Through careful study of the ... More


“Thirty-seven Is the Unraveling Time” and Other Fictions of Fidelity in the Works of Louise DeSalvo

Jenn Brandt

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Jenn Brandt analyses DeSalvo’s only novel, Casting Off, through the critical lens of a third-wave feminist and rereads it in conversation with DeSalvo’s Adultery. She explores how the novel both ... More


Fixing Things: What Louise Desalvo has Taught me about Writing

Emily Bernard

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Emily Bernard explores the process of bridging the modes of scholarly and creative writing through a discussion of Adultery, Conceived with Malice, and Vertigo. She views these texts as examples of ... More


Louise DeSalvo’s “Even in Death, La Bella Figura”: A Meditation on Honor, Respect, and the Silences that Bind

Margaux Fragoso

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Memoirist Margaux Fragoso’s essay examines the influence of DeSalvo’s work as a teacher of memoir in a working class institutional setting. The essay combines a close reading of DeSalvo’s work, an ... More


Portrait of the Mother as a Writer and Researcher

Julija Šukys

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Julija Šukys, a writer of Lithuanian origins, dialogues with DeSalvo’s “Portrait of the Puttana as a Middle-Aged Woolf Scholar,” focusing on the struggle to balance research, writing, and ... More


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