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Introduction

Melanie V. Dawson and Meredith L. Goldsmith

in American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056043
eISBN:
9780813053813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056043.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Across the period from 1880 to 1930, the processes of rethinking the past can be read as a historical gesture as significant as the consideration of wholly new works of art, resulting in a period of ... More


Minorities in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Mary Youssef

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474415415
eISBN:
9781474449755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415415.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines questions of identity, nationalism, and marginalization in the contemporary Egyptian novel from a postcolonial lens. Under colonial rule, the Egyptian novel invoked a sovereign ... More


Publishing Africa in French: Literary Institutions and Decolonization 1945-1967

Ruth Bush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381953
eISBN:
9781786945181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381953.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Publishing Africa in French provides a critical analysis of the global dynamics and cultural and publishing history of French and African literature. It focuses on French readership and the French ... More


Coda: Literary Legacy and Scholarship

Kenneth K. Brandt

in Jack London

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312964
eISBN:
9781789629156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312964.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This concluding chapter offers a succinct overview of London’s position in the canon of American literary studies and highlights important biographical and critical studies of the author’s work. ... More


Historical Transformations: Framing a New Consciousness in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Mary Youssef

in Minorities in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474415415
eISBN:
9781474449755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415415.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The author links the purview of the “new-consciousness” novel to Edward Said’s conceptualization of “decentered consciousness,” a term he uses to describe postcolonial cultural and intellectual ... More


Beginnings and Endings

Rodolphe Gasché

in The Stelliferous Fold: Toward a Virtual Law of Literature's Self-Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234349
eISBN:
9780823241279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234349.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Beginnings and Endings dates from 1980. Parts of it were presented at a conference on Writing Literary History organized by Wlad, and again in 1981 at a conference on The Institutions of Criticism. ... More


Afterword. The Location of Translation: The Atlantic and the (Relational) Literary History of Modern Transnational Poetics

Ignacio Infante

in After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251780
eISBN:
9780823252831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251780.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This afterword stresses the importance of the concept of translation within the field of contemporary transatlantic literary and cultural studies. It also offers an alternative to the theoretical ... More


White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

Gregory S. Jay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190687229
eISBN:
9780190687250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687229.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

White liberal race fiction has been an enduringly popular genre in American literary history. It includes widely read and taught works such as Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird along with ... More


The Editor as Broker:: Gordon Hutner

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter profiles Gordon Hutner, founding and long-time editor of the major journal, American Literary History, and critic of American literature. It tells how he founded the journal and the ... More


The Story and the World (Jean Rouaud)

Lucas Hollister

in Beyond Return: Genre and Cultural Politics in Contemporary French Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786942180
eISBN:
9781789623642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942180.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines how the ‘return to the story’ has been used to further an anti-modernist agenda and to delegitimize avant-garde or experimental mid-century novelistic aesthetics. Specifically, ... More


Literary prize culture

Ruth Bush

in Publishing Africa in French: Literary Institutions and Decolonization 1945-1967

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381953
eISBN:
9781786945181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381953.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the colonial heritage of the main literary prizes specific to African writing in French in the post-war period, awarded by the Association nationale desécrivains de la mer et ... More


Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190610050
eISBN:
9780190610081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610050.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy is the first collection of essays in English focusing on how fantasy draws deeply on ancient Greek and Roman myth, philosophy, literature, history, art, and ... More


Anthologizing the Union française

Ruth Bush

in Publishing Africa in French: Literary Institutions and Decolonization 1945-1967

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381953
eISBN:
9781786945181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381953.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter is the first in the ‘Institutions’ section of the study, and considers the relative positions and strategies of selected editors who added literary voices concerning the Union française ... More


Book-publishing at Présence Africaine

Ruth Bush

in Publishing Africa in French: Literary Institutions and Decolonization 1945-1967

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381953
eISBN:
9781786945181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381953.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘Book-publishing at Présence Africaine’ explores the extent of which the idealized notion of autonomy was transformed by the effects of decolonization on the Parisian publishing landscape. The ... More


Authenticity and authorship

Ruth Bush

in Publishing Africa in French: Literary Institutions and Decolonization 1945-1967

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381953
eISBN:
9781786945181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381953.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘Authenticity and authorship’ is the first chapter in the ‘Mediations’ section of the text and explores how institutional conditions shaped and responded to notions of African authorial subjectivity ... More


Editorial craft and literary resistance

Ruth Bush

in Publishing Africa in French: Literary Institutions and Decolonization 1945-1967

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381953
eISBN:
9781786945181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381953.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘Editorial craft and literary resistance’ discusses the mediation of style and content of sub-Saharan African novels in the post-independence period through two examples: Cheikh Hamidou Kane’s ... More


Translating Africa in the French republic of letters

Ruth Bush

in Publishing Africa in French: Literary Institutions and Decolonization 1945-1967

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381953
eISBN:
9781786945181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381953.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘Translating Africa in the French republic of letters’ is the concluding chapter in the ‘Mediations’ section of the text as well as the book itself, and focuses on the role of translation as a ... More


Introduction

Josephine M. Guy

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter provides an overview of critical histories of the fin de siècle outlining some of the key concepts associated with defining this period in literary history. It explores the relationship ... More


Introduction

Glyn Morgan and C. Palmer-Patel

in Sideways in Time: Critical Essays on Alternate History Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620139
eISBN:
9781789623765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620139.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction provides a summary of the genre’s literary history from its earliest roots to the contemporary novel, presenting important examples of alternate history literature from nineteenth ... More


Introduction Maurice through Time

Emma Sutton and Tsung-Han Tsai

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621808
eISBN:
9781800341265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621808.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Introduction provides the biographical, literary and critical contexts for the book. It explores how previous criticism’s concentration on the novel’s portrayal of homosexuality has not only ... More


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