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A Very British Pornographer:: The Life of Jack Kahane

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the life story of Jack Kahane, the Manchester–born founder of Obelisk Press in Paris, France. It explains that Kahane was a novelist and short story writer in the 1920s, ... More


Author Biographies

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents profiles or biographies of the authors published by Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press. They include Richard Aldington, Robin Anderson, Charles Beadle, and Eric Benfield. This ... More


Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Neil Pearson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book details the work of one of the most extraordinary publishing enterprises in history. Censor–baiting, provocative, simultaneous publisher of the literary elite and of ‘dirty books’, Jack ... More


Items Books Published by Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press: Including Important Later Foreign Editions of Obelisk Titles

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a list of the books published by Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press. These include Sleeveless Errand by Norah James, Haveth Childers Everywhere by James Joyce, Cleante and Belise ... More


Items The Plays, Novels, Short Fiction and Non-Fiction of Jack Kahane

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a list of plays, novels, short stories, and non–fiction written by Jack Kahane. These include Two Plays published by Sherratt and Hughes, Laugh and Grow Rich published by Grant ... More


Items Translations by Jack Kahane

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a list of the translations made by Jack Kahane. These include Princes of the Night by Joseph Kessell, and the Marcel Prevost titles The Virgin Man and Restless Sands. This ... More


Coda: The Next Lawrence or Joyce: The Obelisk and Olympia Presses

Chris Forster

in Filthy Material: Modernism and the Media of Obscenity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190840860
eISBN:
9780190840907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840860.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This brief coda compares two related Parisian anglophone publishers and their most notable publications: Jack Kahane’s Obelisk Press, publisher of Henry Miller’s The Tropic Cancer; and Maurice ... More


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