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The Entertainment Empire: Britain's Hollywood between the Wars

Genevieve Abravanel

in Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199754458
eISBN:
9780199933143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754458.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

In the period shortly after the First World War, the vast majority of films viewed in Britain and its Empire came from America. This worrisome state of affairs led some British politicians, cultural ... More


A Curious Peril: H.D.'s Late Modernist Prose

Lara Vetter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054568
eISBN:
9780813053219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054568.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When World War II appeared imminent, the modernist writer known as H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) declined offers of refuge and chose to remain in London. As devastating as this noncombatant experience was, ... More


Dissolution on Prime Minister's or Cabinet's Advice? 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers whether the proposal to dissolve the Lok Sabha is the prime minister's sole prerogative, or whether it should be based on a decision by his council of ministers. It describes ... More


The Prime Minister in the Rajya Sabha 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses the decision of Prime Minister H. D. Deve Gowda to become leader of the Rajya Sabha after he failed to secure a vote of confidence in the Lok Sabha. It argues that Deve Gowda's ... More


Neutron Protein Crystallography: Hydrogen, Protons, and Hydration in Bio-macromolecules

Nobuo Niimura and Alberto Podjarny

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199578863
eISBN:
9780191725555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578863.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This book on neutron protein crystallography (NPC) begins with a brief review of the physics of neutrons and neutron diffraction, highlighting the differences between neutron and X-ray diffraction ... More


Experimental procedure for neutron protein crystallography

Nobuo Niimura and Alberto Podjarny

in Neutron Protein Crystallography: Hydrogen, Protons, and Hydration in Bio-macromolecules

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199578863
eISBN:
9780191725555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578863.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This part focuses on the details of the experimental procedures of neutron protein crystallography (NPC). The technique of growing a large single crystal of protein is both indispensable for NPC and ... More


Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Rebecca Colesworthy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The decades following World War I saw a widespread turn across disciplines to questions about the nature and role of gifts: What is a gift? What do gifts mean and do? Which individuals and ... More


Freud's India: Sigmund Freud and India's First Psychoanalyst Girindrasekhar Bose

Alf Hiltebeitel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878375
eISBN:
9780190878405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878375.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religion and Literature

This first three chapters or first third of this book documents the ups and downs in the conflictual correspondence between Sigmund Freud and India’s first psychoanalyst, Girindrasekhar Bose. They ... More


‘For Myne Owne Onely Exercyse’: Women Classical Translators

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with an overview of translations of classical poetry by women translators through the ages, examining, in particular, their prefaces and author statements, including those by Lucy ... More


Into Completion: Classical Women Poets II

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks further at the translation of work by Greek and Roman women poets, here examining more complete poems by poets such as Anyte, Nossis, Sulpicia, Sulpicia the Satirist, and Julia ... More


“Things were in people, people were in things”: Language, Ecology, and the Body in H.D.

Kim Sigouin

in Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056289
eISBN:
9780813058078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056289.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Kim Sigouin’s treatment of H.D.’s manifesto and film writings brings out that author’s exploration of the body’s entanglement with nonhuman processes. For H.D., Sigouin argues, the body becomes a ... More


The Destruction of Cap Français in June 1793

in Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675824
eISBN:
9780226675855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675855.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents excerpts from several first-person accounts of the attack of French sailors on the city of Cap Francais on June 20, 1793, led by military governor Francois-Thomas Galbaud, and ... More


Introduction

Lara Vetter

in A Curious Peril: H.D.'s Late Modernist Prose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054568
eISBN:
9780813053219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054568.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction describes H.D.’s traumatic experience of World War II and its aftermath, documenting her heightened interest in global politics from the late 1930s to the late 1940s, as well as her ... More


The Artist as Antichrist: Thamar the Demon Lover1

Jane Marcus

Jean Mills (ed.)

in Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979299
eISBN:
9781800341487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979299.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter provides a close reading of “Answer to a Reproof,” and Cunard’s reputation as a poet who rejected Western culture as she strove to define herself in relation to it as an outlaw. The ... More


“Glittering like the wind”: Edith Sitwell’s Female Poetry

Gyllian Phillips

in The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054421
eISBN:
9780813053165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054421.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Edith Sitwell’s relationship with other women writers of her time and the idea of “women’s writing.” Although often considered to be anti-feminist, Sitwell strove to articulate ... More


Anti-Epithalamion

James Dempsey

in The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049267
eISBN:
9780813050096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049267.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter concerns the marriage of Bryher (Winifred Ellerman) to Robert McAlmon in the winter of 1921. Bryher was a wealthy lesbian, and this was very much a marriage of convenience for both. ... More


H.D.’s Trilogy as Transnational Palimpsest

Rebecca Walsh

in The Geopoetics of Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060514
eISBN:
9780813050683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060514.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the strategic use of environmental determinism in H.D.’S World War II epic Trilogy. This academic paradigm and geographical discourse gives H.D., an American expatriate, the ... More


Under Our Home Eye: Lawrence and American Modernism

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Lawrence’s involvements with and influence on American modernism and the avant-garde. The chapter opens with an assessment of Lawrence’s importance for the Stieglitz circle and ... More


The Law of Tact: Freud and H.D.

Sarah Jackson

in Tactile Poetics: Touch and Contemporary Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685318
eISBN:
9781474412360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685318.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the ‘law of tact’ that pervades our everyday professional, social and familial exchanges. Focusing on the parallel taboos against touching in psychoanalysis and in the ... More


Reconfiguring the Mermaid: H.D., Virginia Woolf, and the Radical Ethics of Writing as Marine Practice

Patrizia A. Muscogiuri

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Since its appearance in Homer’s Odyssey, the myth of the Sirens has been variously handled. Its treatment by modern writers including Kafka, Brecht, Foucault, Adorno and Horkheimer, testifies to its ... More


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