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Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Manar H. Makhoul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459273
eISBN:
9781474480765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459273.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Palestinian citizens in Israel are part of the Palestinian nation that was scattered and divided during the 1948 War (Nakba, a catastrophe), amidst which Israel was founded. Today, Palestinian ... More


Introduction

Fiona Robertson

in Legitimate Histories: Scott, Gothic, and the Authorities of Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112242
eISBN:
9780191670725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112242.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter sets out the focus of the book, namely the relationship between Walter Scott's texts and the narrative strategies and conventions of late 18th- and early 19th-century ... More


Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Fariha Shaikh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art takes an interdisciplinary approach, combining literary criticism, art history, and cultural geography, to argue that the ... More


Novel Institutions: Anachronism, Irish Novels and Nineteenth-Century Realism

Mary L. Mullen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474453240
eISBN:
9781474477116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453240.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Novel Institutions rethinks the politics of institutions by reinterpreting the most institutional of literary forms: nineteenth-century British realism. Although realist novels, like institutions, ... More


Legitimate Histories: Scott, Gothic, and the Authorities of Fiction

Fiona Robertson

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112242
eISBN:
9780191670725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is an innovative reading of Walter Scott's Waverley Novels in the context of 18th- and 19th-century Gothic. Most critics have treated these two forms of historical narrative as though they ... More


Fictions of Authenticity: The Frame Narratives and Notes of the Waverley Novels

Fiona Robertson

in Legitimate Histories: Scott, Gothic, and the Authorities of Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112242
eISBN:
9780191670725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112242.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter turns to the frame narrative of The Monastery, and several other types of paratext in the Waverley Novels, in order to focus on the careful constructions of authenticity which, for many ... More


The workshop and working-class writing

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The writing produced in workshops explored varied forms of expression including autobiography, short stories, dialect, drama, poetry and novels. Overall there were significant debates about the ... More


The Irrecuperable Heterogeneity of the Present in ʿAlaʾ al-Aswani’s The Yacoubian Building and Chicago

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/9781474415415.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Two novels by author ʿAlaʾ al-Aswani are jointly analyzed to illustrate a multi-dimensional mapping of difference and asymmetries of power in domestic and public spheres as well as across local and ... More


Circulating Lawrence

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses Murry's relationship with Lawrence after Mansfield's death. It looks at Murry's involvements with women after Mansfield's death, in particular, with Frieda Lawrence, and ... More


New Frankensteins; or, the Body Politic

Timothy C. Baker

in Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474408196
eISBN:
9781474434508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408196.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the introduction to his 2001 anthology of ‘New Scottish Gothic Fiction’, Alan Bissett argues that Gothic ‘has always acted as a way of re-examining the past, and the past is the place where ... More


Introduction: The ‘Poverty’ of Words

Alison Lumsden

in Walter Scott and the Limits of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641536
eISBN:
9780748651610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641536.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This introductory chapter discusses Walter Scott and his works, which draw not only on the Scottish language, but also on many European languages. It studies the extent Scott's novels serve as a ... More


Déjà vu beyond reach: from the Novellas to the Three Novels

Daniela Caselli

in Beckett’s Dantes: Intertextuality in the Fiction and Criticism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071560
eISBN:
9781781701973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071560.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at how the few quotations—and occasionally, sustained allusions—challenge ideas of origin, ending and depth in Novellas and Texts for Nothing. It focuses on English and French ... More


Introduction

A. Robert Lee

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Introduction offers a succinct profile of Karen Tei Yamashita as author. Her biography, main publications, and general standing in contemporary American literature are all indicated. There ... More


Speaking Craft: An Interview with Karen Tei Yamashita

A. Robert Lee

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This interview, conducted especially for the collection, falls into a sequence of themes. It begins from Yamashita’s starting out as a writer and, given the extensive travels and the obligations of ... More


From Li’l to Big: The Legacy of Classic American Comics Starring Girls

Michelle Ann Abate

in Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820730
eISBN:
9781496820785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820730.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Epilogue makes a case that the tradition of Funny Girls calls for a reconsideration of the history of American comics both during the mid-twentieth century and during the opening decades of the ... More


Empire and History Writing since 1950

Joanna de Groot

in Empire and History Writing in Britain c. 1750–2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719090455
eISBN:
9781781706046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090455.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter focuses on post-war migration to Britain and the effects this had on culture and media, raising the question of what it meant to be ‘British’ as foreign food and dress sense became ... More


Sense and Censorship: Tuairim and Cultural Conservatism

in Tuairim, intellectual debate and policy formulation: Rethinking Ireland, 1954–75

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085253
eISBN:
9781781704851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085253.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 5 is concerned with censorship. This chapter examines Tuairim's support for authors who had books banned and the interaction between Fr Peter Connolly, a representative of the liberal wing of ... More


Translation and its Others: Postcolonial Linguistic Strategies of Writers from the Francophone Indian Ocean

Peter Hawkins

in Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318672
eISBN:
9781846317996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318672.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This article discusses the difficulties of postcolonial writers in confronting a situation of linguistic hegemony effectively imposed by the former colonial languages, French and to a lesser extent, ... More


Making the novel-readers of a country: pleasure and the practised reader

Richard De Ritter

in Imagining women readers, 1789-1820: Well-regulated minds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090332
eISBN:
9781781707241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090332.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter considers an important, but frequently neglected, outcome of reading: pleasure. It places this subject within the context of early nineteenth-century debates about novel-reading. While ... More


A Nation of Warriors: The Democratization of Heroism

Christy Pichichero

in The Military Enlightenment: War and Culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709296
eISBN:
9781501709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709296.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This increasing care for and recognition of the common soldier set the stage for the new patriotic and heroic ideologies explored in chapter four. In this, neither social status nor simply winning ... More


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