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Migration Systems And Literary Production: The Global Routes of Abraham Cahan and Knut Hamsun

Nathaniel Cadle

in The Mediating Nation: Late American Realism, Globalization, and the Progressive State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618456
eISBN:
9781469618470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618456.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the role played by literature in the movement of immigrants, one of the more prominent and controversial processes of globalization at the turn of the twentieth century. It ... More


The Modernist Art of Hunger

Alys Moody

in The Art of Hunger: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828891
eISBN:
9780191867361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828891.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 reconstructs the canon that forms the basis of later writers’ deployment of the art of hunger. It sketches the aesthetic framework of the art of hunger through four of its exemplary ... More


Transnational Circulation In The Age Of Realism And Progressivism

Nathaniel Cadle

in The Mediating Nation: Late American Realism, Globalization, and the Progressive State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618456
eISBN:
9781469618470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618456.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines conceptualizations of globalization that coalesced in American culture during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as well as the intersection between late realism ... More


Austerities

in The World that is the Book Paul Auster's Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236870
eISBN:
9781846314469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236870.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines Paul Auster's connection to certain modes of writing, particularly aspects of literary modernism, considers Auster's mode of storytelling in ‘In the Country of Last Things’ and ... More


Don’t Ask the French

Philippe Garnier

in John Fante's Ask the Dust: A Joining of Voices and Views

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287864
eISBN:
9780823290352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287864.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a personal account by someone who witnessed firsthand, and himself had a hand in, John Fante's extraordinary popularity in France in the late 1980s. Before being rediscovered by Charles ... More


Writing in the Zone

Michael Jackson

in The Other Shore: Essays on Writers and Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275249
eISBN:
9780520954823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275249.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Considering the anguished lives of writers, one might be forgiven for concluding that writing is a compulsive-obsessive disorder that can only cause great misery and ruin.


Cultural Stereotypes and Negotiations in Sámi Cinema

Monica Kim Mecsei

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a history of representations of Sámi peoples in Norwegian cinema over the past century, from the various remakes of Laila to comedies in the 1960s and 1970s indigenous rights ... More


I Had Bandini: Reading Ask the Dust in Prison

Joel Williams

in John Fante's Ask the Dust: A Joining of Voices and Views

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287864
eISBN:
9780823290352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287864.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Williams recounts the true story of how he was well into his third decade of a 27-year-to-life prison sentence for murder when he discovered Ask the Dust. The gritty-poetic voice of the novel and its ... More


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