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Patterns of Violence: Virginia Woolf in the 1930s

Sarah Cole

in At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter makes the case for reading Woolf's works—from her first novel to her last, with a special emphasis on her three primary works of the 1930s, The Years, Three Guineas, and Between the ... More


Surrealism and the past: Fernando Arrabal and the Spanish Civil War

Archibald David

in The war that won't die: The Spanish Civil War in cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078088
eISBN:
9781781704592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Paris, the exiled residence of Fernando Arrabal, and at two films that Arrabal directed, ¡Viva La Muerte!/Long Live Death! and L'arbre de Guernica/The Tree of Guernica. A former ... More


Fractured and Effaced Façades

Ron J. Popenhagen

in Modernist Disguise: Masquerade in Modern Performance and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474470056
eISBN:
9781474495998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474470056.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The rise of Fascism in Europe and its aftermath rest ever in the background of Chapter Six and its collection of ‘Disfigured Bodies’. The face and gaze of Antonin Artaud best characterises the tone ... More


Michael Portillo’s Great Railway Journeys: Granada to Salamanca (1999)

Kathleen Riley

in Imagining Ithaca: Nostos and Nostalgia Since the Great War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198852971
eISBN:
9780191887390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852971.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter follows Michael Portillo’s pilgrimage to his late father’s native Spain as part of the BBC television series Great Railway Journeys. Luis Gabriel Portillo was a poet and law professor ... More


Carta Bianca

Ian Campbell

in The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190674724
eISBN:
9780190943172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674724.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter describes the core of what came to be known as the Massacre of Addis Ababa, which involved the indiscriminate slaughter of thousands of unsuspecting residents of Addis Ababa living in ... More


The Odd Appeal of War

Mark Juergensmeyer

in God at War: A Meditation on Religion and Warfare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190079178
eISBN:
9780190079208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079178.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 questions why we often think of war when confronted with an extreme social anomaly or some inexplicable crisis. The chapter begins with a discussion of the 9/11 attacks and the immediate ... More


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