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Writing and Living New Worlds: Socialism, Sex, and Emotions

Stephen Brooke

in Sexual Politics: Sexuality, Family Planning, and the British Left from the 1880s to the Present Day

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199562541
eISBN:
9780191731167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562541.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Dora Russell and Naomi Mitchison were socialists and sex reformers who tried, and sometimes failed, to imagine and lead new lives, combining political activism with sexual freedom in the interwar ... More


Introduction

Nick Hubble

in The Proletarian Answer to the Modernist Question

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415828
eISBN:
9781474438742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415828.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction defines and contextualises what William Empson called ‘the popular, vague, but somehow obvious, idea of proletarian literature’. After discussing various theories of proletarian ... More


Vienna

Andrew Thacker

in Modernism, Space and the City: Outsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748633470
eISBN:
9781474459754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633470.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the cultural history of Vienna as a story of modernity, space, and power, from the late nineteenth century construction of the Ringstrasse to the postwar building of Red Vienna. ... More


Ancient History for Girls

Sheila Murnaghan and Deborah H. Roberts

in Childhood and the Classics: Britain and America, 1850-1965

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199583478
eISBN:
9780191747472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199583478.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the strategies used to make history texts and works of historical fiction set in antiquity appealing to girl readers of the first half of the twentieth century, who were ... More


The Ancient Prehistory of Modern Adults

Sheila Murnaghan and Deborah H. Roberts

in Childhood and the Classics: Britain and America, 1850-1965

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199583478
eISBN:
9780191747472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199583478.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers some of the ways in which the association between childhood and antiquity has been conceptualized and elaborated in works for adults, particularly in the early decades of the ... More


‘A Common Platform’: Male Contributors and Cross-Gender Collaboration

Catherine Clay

in Time and Tide: The Feminist and Cultural Politics of a Modern Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418188
eISBN:
9781474449700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418188.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines another key element in Time and Tide’s rebranding as a more general-audience weekly review: the increase of male writers within its contributor base. Early accounts of the ... More


Introduction: Radical Children’s Literature and the Attempt to Rewrite Britain

Kimberley Reynolds

in Left Out: The forgotten tradition of radical publishing for children in Britain 1910–1949

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198755593
eISBN:
9780191820540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755593.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Introduction provides an overview of the kind of politically and aesthetically radical material (e.g. radical children’s literature) from the early twentieth century that has been left out of ... More


Evolutionary psychology

Gavin Miller

in Science Fiction and Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620603
eISBN:
9781789623758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620603.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the importation into science fiction of evolutionary psychology, including earlier schools such as Social Darwinism and sociobiology. Social Darwinism motivates an anti-utopian ... More


‘None of That “My Good Woman” Stuff’: Outsider Observations

Nick Hubble

in The Proletarian Answer to the Modernist Question

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415828
eISBN:
9781474438742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415828.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyses texts such as Virginia Woolf’s introductory letter to Life as We Have Known It, George Orwell’s The Road to Wigan Pier (and its influence in the 1950s), John Sommerfield’s ... More


Behaviourism and social constructionism

Gavin Miller

in Science Fiction and Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620603
eISBN:
9781789623758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620603.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores science fiction’s deployment of behaviourism and social constructionism, which insist on the malleability of human psychology. B.F. Skinner’s near-future utopia. Walden Two ... More


Existential-humanistic psychology

Gavin Miller

in Science Fiction and Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620603
eISBN:
9781789623758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620603.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Existential-humanistic psychology recovers neglected philosophical and spiritual categories regarded as proper to human being, in contrast with animal life or inanimate systems. ... More


The “Fury of Medea”

Leonora Neville

in Anna Komnene: The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498177
eISBN:
9780190498191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498177.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter charts the development of standard, pejorative narrative of Anna Komnene’s life in modern scholarship. It traces the depiction of Anna in a selection of histories written from the ... More


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