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Modernist Fraud: Hoax, Parody, Deception

Leonard Diepeveen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198825432
eISBN:
9780191874130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825432.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Focusing on literature and visual art in the years 1910–1935, Modernism and Deception begins with the omnipresent accusations that modernism was not art at all, but rather an effort to pass off ... More


“Saint Samuel of Fleet Street”: Johnson and Woolf1

Anthony W. Lee

in Samuel Johnson Among the Modernists

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954668
eISBN:
9781789629293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954668.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Both Samuel Johnson and Virginia Woolf excelled in several genres—fiction, essay-writing, journals and diaries, biography, and criticism—and both held common attitudes toward a number of important ... More


SSK at Large

Simone Tosoni and Trevor Pinch

in Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035279
eISBN:
9780262336550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035279.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter addresses the popularization of the main acquisitions of social constructionist sociology in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS), done by Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch in ... More


Where Have All the Hoaxes Gone?

Willow G. Mullins

in Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822956
eISBN:
9781496823007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822956.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

As folklorists know, one way to gain understanding of a group is through the folklore they produce. In this essay, folklorists are the group, and the hoaxes perpetrated by and on them, or the lack of ... More


Conclusion

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter draws all of the threads of the book together and insists that the story of Prince Rupert's ‘necromantic dogge’ should not be dismissed as mere drollery: as an amusing but essentially ... More


Virginia Woolf and the Rodmell Women’s Institute, 1940–1

Clara Jones

in Virginia Woolf: Ambivalent Activist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474401920
eISBN:
9781474418638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401920.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter addresses Woolf’s involvement with the Rodmell WI, focusing on her ‘Dreadnought Hoax’ talk to her branch in July 1940 and the plays that she helped to produce with the branch’s drama ... More


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