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X: A Quarterly Review and McGahern’s modernism

Tom Walker

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the interconnected Dublin and London contexts to McGahern’s reception of literary and visual modernism. It does so primarily through the prism of the material and ideas ... More


Theorising Sound and Hearing

Sam Halliday

in Sonic Modernity: Representing Sound in Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748627615
eISBN:
9780748689156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627615.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter surveys philosophical and aesthetic accounts of sound and hearing from antiquity to the first half of the twentieth century, focusing on theories of particular relevance for literary and ... More


Concrete Poetry/Konkrete Poesie/Poesia Concreta: The International Scene

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter provides an overview of the international concrete poetry movement of the 1950s-70s, which frames the development of concrete poetry in England and Scotland. Concrete poetry first ... More


On Not Listening to Modernism

Julian Murphet

in Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416368
eISBN:
9781474434591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Around the beginning of the twentieth century, there emerged an increasingly prevalent literary trope of a sound that cannot (or should not) be heard. This trope had its correlates in contemporary ... More


Introduction

Daniel Aureliano Newman

in Modernist Life Histories: Biological Theory and The Experimental Bildungsroman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439619
eISBN:
9781474459716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439619.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction outlines historical and formal links between Bildung, biology, and the narrative strategies used by modernist novelists. The classical Bildungsroman, with its insistent linearity, ... More


The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

Jeanne Dubino, Paulina Pajak, Catherine W. Hollis, Celiese Lypka, and Vara Neverow (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474448475
eISBN:
9781474496070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448475.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book considers the global responses Woolf’s work has inspired and her worldwide impact. The 23 chapters address the ways Woolf is received by writers, publishers, academics, reading audiences, ... More


The Translation and Reception of Virginia Woolf in Romania (1926–89)

Adriana Varga

in The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474448475
eISBN:
9781474496070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448475.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reviews the history of the reception and translation of Virginia Woolf’s works in Romania during the interwar period, the early 1940s, and the communist era (1945—1989), with a special ... More


Modernist Life Histories: Biological Theory and The Experimental Bildungsroman

Daniel Aureliano Newman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439619
eISBN:
9781474459716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439619.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Modernist Life Histories explores how new biological models of embryonic development in the first half of the twentieth century helped inspire new kinds of coming-of-age plots. Focusing on novels by ... More


‘What a curse these translators are!’ Woolf’s Early German Reception

Daniel Göske and Christian Weiß

in The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474448475
eISBN:
9781474496070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448475.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the initial phase of Virginia Woolf’s German reception, focussing on the four books which appeared in German before her death: Theresia Mutzenbecher’s version of Mrs Dalloway ... More


Virginia Woolf in Arabic: A Feminist Paratextual Reading of Translation Strategies

Hala Kamal

in The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474448475
eISBN:
9781474496070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448475.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a feminist critique of the strategies used in translating Virginia Woolf’s work into Arabic. The study examines the representation of Woolf in Egypt and the Arab World, detailing ... More


In Search of Spaces of Their Own: Woolf, Feminism and Women’s Poetry From China

Justyna Jaguścik

in The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474448475
eISBN:
9781474496070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448475.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the traveling of Woolf's writing, especially A Room of One's Own, into twentieth-century China. It argues, that since 1928, when this text had first been discussed by Xu Zhimo, ... More


Rooms of Their Own: A Cross-Cultural Voyage between Virginia Woolf and the Contemporary Chinese Woman Writer Chen Ran

Zhongfeng Huang

in The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474448475
eISBN:
9781474496070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448475.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how Virginia Woolf, particularly her feminist literary manifesto A Room of One’s Own, shaped the fictions of the contemporary avant-garde Chinese feminist writer and essayist ... More


Coda: “[T]o bury Euclid deep in the living flesh”

Andrea Henderson

in Algebraic Art: Mathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198809982
eISBN:
9780191860140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809982.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Modernist writers loudly proclaimed their difference from their Victorian forebears, whom they pronounced conventional, moralizing, and sentimental. Yet the formalizing impulse of Victorian art was a ... More


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