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Introduction

Fiona Price

in Reinventing Liberty: Nation, Commerce and the Historical Novel from Walpole to Scott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402965
eISBN:
9781474422116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402965.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The historical novel has often been defined in the terms set by Walter Scott’s fiction, as a reflection on a clear break or change between past and present. Returning to the range of historical ... More


The persistence of Famine in postcolonial Ireland

Matthew Schultz

in Haunted historiographies: The rhetoric of ideology in postcolonial Irish fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090929
eISBN:
9781781707227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090929.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Demonstrates the ways in which two thematically and structurally similar novels, Nuala O’Faolain’s My Dream of You (2001) and Joseph O’Connor’s Star of the Sea (2002), complicate popular uses of the ... More


The Entangled Stories of October 17, Vichy, the Jews, and the Holocaust

Lia Brozgal

in Absent the Archive: Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622386
eISBN:
9781800341289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622386.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In a significant number of works about October 17, roles for Jews, the Vichy regime, and the Holocaust are articulated or imagined, pointing up networks of association that may be historical, ... More


Adaptive/appropriative reuse in neo-Victorian fiction: having one’s cake and eating it too

Marie-Luise Kohlke

in Interventions: Rethinking the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995102
eISBN:
9781526128287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995102.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

Marie-Luise Kohlke’s chapter on ‘Adaptive/Appropriate Reuse in Neo-Victorian Fiction: Having One’s Cake and Eating it Too’ argues that historical fiction writers’ persistent fascination with the long ... More


Caballeros and Indians: Land, War, and the Indian Question in Latina/o Autobiography, Historical Fiction, and Popular Culture

B. V. Olguín

in Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198863090
eISBN:
9780191895623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863090.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 1 examines Latina/o encounters with and reclamations of indigeneity from the eighteenth century to the present. Deploying violentologies as a heuristic device and hermeneutic prism, it ... More


Interlude: Interview with Maud Casey

Jason Tougaw

in The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221176
eISBN:
9780300235609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221176.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this interlude, Tougaw and Casey discuss her novel The Man Who Walked Away in the context of cultural and historical fluctuations in the diagnosis of mental experience as pathology. The ... More


Archive Stories: From Politics to Romances

Lia Brozgal

in Absent the Archive: Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622386
eISBN:
9781800341289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622386.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 brings together several strands of analysis which, together, produce an argument about both official archives and the representation of archives or archival material in works of fiction. ... More


Shanghai and Peking Blues: Fiction as Imagined History

Tan See Kam

in Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208852
eISBN:
9789888313518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208852.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Peking Opera Blues is a mixed-genre film built out of intertextual allusions to other film genres and texts. This enriches the film’s addressivity and is achieved particularly by functioning as a ... More


Hansen’s Hopkins: The Poet as Postmodern Exile

Adrian Grafe

in The Fire That Breaks: Gerard Manley Hopkins's Poetic Legacies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781942954361
eISBN:
9781786944375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954361.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ron Hansen’s Exiles (2009), a fictionalization of the writing of “The Wreck of the Deutschland,” presents a transformation of Gerard Manley Hopkins into “a postmodern fictional proposition.” Hansen’s ... More


John Lee Hooker’s Blues

Richard M. Mizelle

in Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679256
eISBN:
9781452948614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679256.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Introduction discusses the many floods in the Delta counties, standardization of levees, and introduces the 1927 flood.


Masculinity

Emma Young

in Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427739
eISBN:
9781474444965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427739.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Since the 1980s masculinity, more specifically ‘hegemonic masculinity’ has been a focal point of gender and sexuality discourses. The short story writings of Mantel, Hislop, and most particularly, ... More


Marriage and Domesticity

Emma Young

in Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427739
eISBN:
9781474444965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427739.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Through reading these contemporary narratives this chapter considers how marriage and domesticity signal the enduring relevance of personal politics in the contemporary era. Beginning with ... More


Constructing Nest in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

Susan M. Johns

in Gender, nation and conquest in the high Middle Ages: Nest of Deheubarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089992
eISBN:
9781781706039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089992.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides an opportunity to look at role of medieval Welsh women in formal and less formal presentations of history: in the academic historiography, and also in more populist writings, at ... More


Violence and the Transnational Question: Regionalism, Nationalism, and Internationalism in Latina/o War Literature

B. V. Olguín

in Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198863090
eISBN:
9780191895623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863090.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 4 disentangles the distinct ideologies often conflated under the expansive and notoriously vague rubric of Latina/o “transnationalism.” It first interrogates the limits of Radical Regionalism ... More


Burning Waters Rise: Richard Wright’s Blues Voice and the Double Environmental Burden of Race

Richard M. Mizelle

in Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679256
eISBN:
9781452948614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679256.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter II redefines the importance of Richard Wright’s protest literature and environmental blues voice through two short stories he published on the 1927 flood, “The Man Who Saw the Flood” and ... More


Constructing beauty, constructing gender

Susan M. Johns

in Gender, nation and conquest in the high Middle Ages: Nest of Deheubarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089992
eISBN:
9781781706039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089992.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Nest’s beauty is a central motif in interpretations of her and is key to the construction of her as the ‘Welsh Helen of Troy’. Her beauty is particularly emphasized in genres such as modern popular ... More


Brexit and the Tudor turn: Philippa Gregory’s narratives of national grievance

Siobhan O’Connor

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The decade preceding the EU referendum saw intensifying debate on the nature of Englishness, shaped by an anxiety about the loss of national and cultural identity. Links between nationalism and ... More


Every Day Seems Like Murder Here: The Mississippi Flood Control Project in New Deal–Era America

Richard M. Mizelle

in Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679256
eISBN:
9781452948614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679256.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter V focuses on the NAACP’s central role in exposing the mis-treatment of black levee camp workers under the federally-funded Mississippi Flood Control Project. In response to the 1927 flood, ... More


When the Levee Breaks

Richard M. Mizelle

in Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679256
eISBN:
9781452948614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679256.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

A substantial Afterword then presents the case that the recognition of contemporary artists’ contribution to the wider project of the posthumanities might challenge the view held in some quarters ... More


Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination

Richard M. Mizelle Jr.

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679256
eISBN:
9781452948614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679256.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Backwater Blues offers a critique of long-standing ideas of African American environmental complacency by showing the ways in which black commentators from W.E.B. Du Bois to Bessie Smith provided an ... More


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