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The Modernist Shakespeare: Critical Texts in a Material World

Hugh Grady

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183228
eISBN:
9780191673962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183228.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Criticism/Theory

This is a major study of the history of Shakespeare criticism in the modern era. Every epoch recreates its classic icons — and for literary culture none is more central nor more protean than ... More


‘Music Left and Right’: A Tale of Two Histories of Progressive Music

Anne C. Shreffler

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What kinds of music have been considered to exemplify left-wing thought in non-communist countries at different times and places? This chapter chooses an intentionally simplistic model of two basic ... More


The psychological hero: Herakles' lost self and the creation of Nervenkunst

Kathleen Riley

in The Reception and Performance of Euripides' Herakles: Reasoning Madness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534487
eISBN:
9780191715945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534487.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is the first of two dealing with the Modernist reception of Herakles. It examines the combined theories of Wilamowitz, the critic Herman Bahr, and the playwright Hugo von Hofmannsthal. ... More


Herakles' apotheosis: the tragedy of Superman

Kathleen Riley

in The Reception and Performance of Euripides' Herakles: Reasoning Madness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534487
eISBN:
9780191715945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534487.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the philosophical appropriation of Euripides' Herakles by the Modernist writers George Cabot Lodge, W. B. Yeats, and Frank Wedekind. It shows how dramatic interest in the tragic ... More


Introduction: The Rupture between Theology and Life

Hans Boersma

in Nouvelle Théologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229642
eISBN:
9780191710773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229642.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This introductory chapter characterizes the nouvelle théologie leading up to Vatican II as a movement of ressourcement of the Tradition, interested in recovering a sacramental ontology that ... More


Gertrude Stein’s Differential Syntax: SARAH TRYPHENA PHILLIPS LECTURE

MARJORIE PERLOFF

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter suggests that the poetics of T. S. Eliot and Gertrude Stein may be seen as two sides of the same coin. It begins by examining that coin itself, which is the Modernist aesthetic, shared ... More


Samuel Johnson Among the Modernists

Anthony W. Lee (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954668
eISBN:
9781789629293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954668.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book brings Johnson more sharply into focus by casting him amongst an unfamiliar milieu and company; likewise, it is hoped that by bringing Johnson to bear on the various authors and topics ... More


Introduction

Angela Frattarola

in Modernist Soundscapes: Auditory Technology and the Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056074
eISBN:
9780813053868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056074.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction begins with a close reading of Rudyard Kipling’s “Wireless” in order to clarify the influence of auditory technology on turn-of-the-century literature. While explaining the ... More


Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Hugh Epstein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first book-length study of connections between these two major authors, this book reads the highly descriptive impressionist fiction of Hardy and Conrad together in the light of a shared ... More


Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book proposes an entirely new way of looking at the evolution of Modernist art and literature in the West. It shows that existing surveys of Modernism tend to treat the early stages of the ... More


‘Deep Shocks of Recognition’ and ‘Gutted’ Romanticism: Geoffrey Hill and Roy Fisher

Michael O'Neill

in The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299287
eISBN:
9780191715099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299287.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the work of two very different poets to demonstrate the variety and tenacity of Romantic legacies and renewals in contemporary British poetry. The first section explores Hill's ... More


Mother and Child: The House in Paris (1935)

Neil Corcoran

in Elizabeth Bowen: The Enforced Return

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198186908
eISBN:
9780191719011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186908.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a reading of Bowen's novel, The House in Paris, as her major statement about maternity and orphanhood — subjects that preoccupied her all her life, having strong autobiographical ... More


The Last Snapshot of the British Intelligentsia: Documentary, Mass-Observation, and the Fate of the Liberal Avant-Garde

Thomas S. Davis

in The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that documentary aesthetics turn to everyday life in order to create works that promoted the norms and values of the British liberal state during its period of greatest distress.


Constructing the Modernist Paradigm and G. Wilson Knight's Spatial Hermeneutics

Hugh Grady

in The Modernist Shakespeare: Critical Texts in a Material World

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183228
eISBN:
9780191673962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183228.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on one of the seminal figures in the construction of a Modernist Shakespeare: G. Wilson Knight. It argues that Knight's criticism is one of the key places where the construction ... More


The Dead Hand of Athens: Jacob Epstein, James Havard Thomas, and Provincialism in European Art

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows that the British Museum was deliberately designed to position European art above that of other culture provinces, and that this damaged the ability of artists and writers based in ... More


‘The More Serious Art that One Likes’: T. E. Hulme, Jacob Epstein, and the Making of a Global Classicism

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows that the development of T. E. Hulme's mature philosophy was highly dependent on alterations in the way he interpreted the art of various periods and cultures. His early fixation on ... More


Humani Generis and Nouvelle Théologie

Joseph A. Komonchak

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter is focused on Pius XII's encyclical Humani generis (1950) which was widely seen as throwing a great quantity of cold water on the ressourcement‐project. The crisis in post‐war Catholic ... More


Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist Literature

Kara Watts, Molly Volanth Hall, and Robin Hackett (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056289
eISBN:
9780813058078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056289.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Affective Materialities reads modernist literature for the ways in which bodies come to matter physically, socially, and juridically using two recent turns in literary studies—one to affect studies ... More


The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

Allan Pero and Gyllian Phillips (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054421
eISBN:
9780813053165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054421.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Edith Sitwell was a key figure in the establishment of a British avant-garde “scene” and in the development of a unique literary expression. Taken together, each of the contributors gives body to a ... More


Broadcasting Modernism

Debra Rae Cohen, Michael Coyle, and Jane Lewty (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033495
eISBN:
9780813038315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033495.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

It has long been accepted that film helped shape the Modernist novel and that Modernist poetry would be inconceivable without the typewriter. Yet radio, a key influence on Modernist literature, ... More


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