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Victory as Defeat: Postwar Visualizations of China's War of Resistance

G. Pickowicz Paul

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the post-war visualizations of the experiences of China during the War of Resistance in some popular films in Shanghai. It explains that disillusionment and despair were facts ... More


The Skriker's progeny

Geraldine Cousin

in Playing For Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061974
eISBN:
9781781700976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061974.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Caryl Churchill's combination of technical experimentation and acute sensitivity to current social and political concerns has frequently been remarked upon. One innovative aspect of her work that has ... More


Playing For Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre

Geraldine Cousin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061974
eISBN:
9781781700976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061974.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book explores connections between theatre time, the historical moment, and fictional time. It argues that a crucial characteristic of contemporary British theatre is its preoccupation with ... More


“The Bird is the Word”: Virginia Woolf and W. H. Hudson, Visionary Ornithologist1

Diane F. Gillespie

in Virginia Woolf and the Natural World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533900
eISBN:
9781781382202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533900.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on Woolf's “familiarity with and appreciation” for the work of ornithologist W. H. Hudson (1841–1922). Despite differences in sex and socialization, age and reputation, Hudson ... More


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