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Antiphonal Arts: Burlesque, Music, and Retrograde Time

Paul Giles

in Backgazing: Reverse Time in Modernist Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198830443
eISBN:
9780191873652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830443.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers how the literary representation of time after World War II was shaped by intersections with music and the visual arts. Taking its title from Djuna Barnes’s verse drama The ... More


Major Authors: Christina Stead, Patrick White, David Malouf

Margaret Harris

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the work of three Australian novelists who are read in the context of modernism, introducing a new dimension for the exploration of individual and national identity. David ... More


Micromodernism: Towards a Modernism of Disconnection

Tim Armstrong

in Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714170
eISBN:
9780191782596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714170.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter on ‘micromodernisms’ suggests that a more dynamic picture of modernism emerges when we pay attention to it as ‘a local effect’. ‘Micromodernisms’, in this account, can be defined as ... More


The Novel in Australia from the 1950s

Brigid Rooney

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the history of the Australian novel from the 1950s, focusing on the socio-cultural context in which the Australian novel has become heterogeneous in size, outlook, and ethnic ... More


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