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Reflecting the Public Appetite in Text and Music: Debussy’s Act of Wartime Propaganda

Barbara L. Kelly

in Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042706
eISBN:
9780252051562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042706.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Claude Debussy’s final works were written under the twin shadows of terminal illness and World War I. In response to the latter, he emphasized his stature as a “musicien français” and used quotation ... More


Framing Arabic: Paratexts, Poetry and Language Ideology

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic in the Fray: Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748637409
eISBN:
9780748693924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637409.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter continues the exploration of the notions of construction, language symbolism, language conflict and language as proxy through an examination of paratexts and poetic compositions. ... More


Self-Representation and Authorship

Paul White

in Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter broaches the question of Badius’s self-presentation. Badius as a writer was a producer of ‘secondary’ works – commentaries, ‘epitomes’, supplements, compilations, dedicatory epistles. ... More


‘I ask his pardon for a postscript’: Byron’s Epistolary Afterthoughts

Jonathon Shears

in Byron and Marginality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Signing off his letters always involved a type of lingering for Byron and an opportunity of reflecting on the just-completed letter. The voice comes from the same man, and yet simultaneously from ... More


End Notes: An Afterword

Jane Marcus

Jean Mills (ed.)

in Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979299
eISBN:
9781800341487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979299.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Afterword reflects on the editor’s personal and professional relationship with her mentor and friend, the author of Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger, Jane Marcus. Meeting in 2001 over discussions ... More


Paratexts, Pastiche and the Direct-to-video Aesthetic: Towards a Retrosploitation Mediascape

David Church

in Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video and Exploitation Film Fandom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748699100
eISBN:
9781474408578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699100.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A recent cycle of nostalgia-driven, retro-styled exploitation films (or “retrosploitation”) internalizes the coexistence of irony and sincerity found in the reception of older exploitation films. ... 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


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