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“Lustrous behind Glass”: Woolf, Window Shopping, and Authentic Display

Elizabeth Outka

in Consuming Traditions: Modernity, Modernism, and the Commodified Authentic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372694
eISBN:
9780199871704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372694.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter moves from the department stores discussed in the previous chapter to the individual consumer gaze, examining the rapid growth and cultural importance of carefully constructed displays ... More


Déjà Vu Or …: “Like Day and Night—On the Pictures of Jan Peter Tripp”

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “Like Day and Night: On the Pictures of Jan Peter Tripp”.


Shakespeare

Alice Fox

in Virginia Woolf and the Literature of the English Renaissance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129882
eISBN:
9780191671876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129882.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses works of Shakespeare and the subsequent influences they had on those of Virginia Woolf as a writer. Although reluctant and resistant to reading Shakespeare, as she often deemed ... More


“Real Loyalties”: War, Sibling Love, and Loss in The Voyage Out and Night and Day

Jenni Råback

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the themes of sibling love and loss in the context of war in The Voyage Out and Night and Day. Taking its cue from Juliet Mitchell’s claim that lateral kin relations are both ... More


Night and Day: The Marriage of Dreams and Realities

Julia Briggs

in Reading Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624348
eISBN:
9780748651856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624348.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Night and Day, which is Woolf’s second and most neglected novel. It is characterised by significant absences, such as any reference to the Great War and the long breakdown ... More


Virginia Stephen and the People’s Suffrage Federation, 1910

Clara Jones

in Virginia Woolf: Ambivalent Activist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474401920
eISBN:
9781474418638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401920.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter revisits Virginia Stephen’s involvement in the suffrage campaign in 1910 and challenges the assumption that she volunteered with a women’s suffrage organisation, strengthening the case ... More


Gender, Greatness, and the “Third Generation”

Mary Jean Corbett

in Behind the Times: Virginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752469
eISBN:
9781501752483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752469.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argue that Virginia Woolf's Night and Day marks an effort as a third-generation daughter to represent and work through the literary and personal legacy of her antecedents. It elaborates ... More


Magnum Opus: The Cycle Plays of Eugene O'Neill

Zander Brietzke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248470
eISBN:
9780300258301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Magnum Opus offers an original and provocative analysis of Eugene O'Neill's unfinished cycle play project. From 1935 to 1939, Eugene O'Neill worked on a series of plays that would trace the history ... More


From Spithead to Tao House

Zander Brietzke

in Magnum Opus: The Cycle Plays of Eugene O'Neill

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248470
eISBN:
9780300258301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248470.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Cycle started as four plays, each focused on one of four brothers in the second half of the 1800s. Quickly, though, O’Neill decided to involve their parents (Simon and Sara Melody Harford) and ... More


Do Not Feed the birds: Night and Day and the Defence of the Realm Act

Ian Blyth

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines some of the “darker currents” in Virginia Woolf's 1919 novel Night and Day which reveal the conditions on the home front during World War I. In particular, it considers how ... More


After the Dance

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

The premiere of Gay Divorce was given less than rave reviews by the critics and there were constant references to the absence of Adele. Cole Porter’s music, however, employed to great effect by ... More


“The Greek Dream in Tragedy Is the Noblest Ever”

John Patrick Diggins (ed.)

in Eugene O'Neill's America: Desire Under Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148809
eISBN:
9780226148823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148823.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Eugene O'Neill believed that tragedy reflected primarily the desperation of desire unaware of which forces are driving it to self-destruction. O'Neill attempted to make America appreciate the meaning ... More


The Beatles I: Richard Lester and A Hard Day’s Night

David E. James

in Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance With Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199387595
eISBN:
9780199387632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387595.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Including US rock ’n’ roll stars along with British performers of pop and Dixieland jazz, Richard Lester’s It’s Trad Dad! was the best of the US and UK jukebox musicals. For the first time, its ... More


Reading Virginia Woolf

Julia Briggs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624348
eISBN:
9780748651856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624348.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The pleasure and excitement of exploring Virginia Woolf’s writings is at the heart of this book. The author reconsiders Woolf’s work – from some of her earliest fictional experiments to her late ... More


Introduction

Anna Cottrell

in London Writing of the 1930s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474425643
eISBN:
9781474438704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425643.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is about 1930s writing and photographs of London; in particular, it is about the ways in which the decade’s writers and image-makers represented the spaces of leisure and home that came to ... More


Chapter 20

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The immediate post-war years saw Cary Grant’s box-office drawing power stronger than ever before. Jack Warner had bought out his contract with Columbia so that Grant could play the songwriter Cole ... More


The Misery of the Misbegotten

John Patrick Diggins (ed.)

in Eugene O'Neill's America: Desire Under Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148809
eISBN:
9780226148823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148823.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The story of Eugene O'Neill's ancestry and that of his immediate family shows how the emotion of desire could arise from the experience of desolation. The O'Neill family carried the “curse of the ... More


Chord Type and Harmonic Palette

Ken Stephenson

in What to Listen For in Rock: A Stylistic Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092394
eISBN:
9780300128239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092394.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines the chord type and harmonic palette of rock music. It explains the concepts of melody and harmony and suggests that their interaction is best understood in relation to melody ... More


Virginia Woolf on Mathematics: Signifying Opposition

Jocelyn Rodal

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the “formal similarities” in Virginia Woolf's writing and the mathematics of David Hilbert who shares an almost identical surname with the character Katherine Hilbery in Night ... More


The Showman in the Art House

A. T. McKenna

in Showman of the Screen: Joseph E. Levine and His Revolutions in Film Promotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168715
eISBN:
9780813168814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168715.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Having achieved fame as America’s foremost purveyor of low culture, Levine began dealing in arthouse cinema at a national level—a field of endeavor that many felt he was unsuited for. This chapter ... More


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