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From Theodicy to Melodrama

Francesca Aran Murphy

in God Is Not a Story: Realism Revisited

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199219285
eISBN:
9780191711664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219285.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Thomas Aquinas first gave an empirical or inferential argument for the existence of a transcendent God and then dealt with the problem of evil empirically. But if one considers God's existence on a ... More


Undermining Vengeance: Distancing and Anti-feminism in the Guðrún Poems

David Clark

in Gender, Violence, and the Past in Edda and Saga

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199654307
eISBN:
9780191742071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654307.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Vengeance is of central importance to the heroic poems of the Poetic Edda; it underpins the action of each one. This first chapter focuses on the final four poems of the Codex Regius—Atlakviða, ... More


Cixous's Semi-Fictions: Thinking at the Borders of Fiction

Mairéad Hanrahan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642281
eISBN:
9781474406352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642281.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Hélène Cixous, author of over forty works of fiction, was deemed by Derrida to be the greatest living writer in French in 1990. Consistent with this evaluation, her writing is renowned for its dense ... More


“In the Narrow Between”: Amichai’s Poetic System

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Simplicity and accessibility are for Amichai serious ethical principles, guidelines for a poetic effect that are part of the fabric of everyday life, not just the mark of “a playful poet” writing ... More


Chaucerian rhyme-breaking

Ruth Evans

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Ruth Evans explores the under-recognised but striking use of rhyme-breaking in Chaucer’s poetry, present in the Canterbury Tales, the Book of the Duchess, the Legend of Good Women and Troilus and ... More


Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

David Forrest and Sue Vice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784992620
eISBN:
9781526132208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992620.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyses all of Barry Hines’s written works, including fiction, screenplays for film and television and scripts for the theatre. We draw on Barry Hines’s archive, in which appear several ... More


Reading Joyce's Poetry against the Rest of the Canon

Marc C. Conner (ed.)

in The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039763
eISBN:
9780813043159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039763.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay examines the apparent creative contradictions often noted in comparing Joyce's prose and poetry, asking why we find there such apparently traditional poetry, given the radical, ... More


Verse after Verlaine, Rime after Rimbaud: Joyce and the “poisondart” of Chamber Music

Marc C. Conner (ed.)

in The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039763
eISBN:
9780813043159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039763.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay pursues a detailed examination of Joyce's poetic language along with the relation of Chamber Music to his later prose writings. Focusing on Joyce's response to the contrary examples of ... More


‘Whispering tongues can poison truth’: Coleridge and Thelwall, 1796–1798

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Coleridge corresponded frequently with John Thelwall in 1796–7, urging him to come to live in Somerset. Thelwall was in retreat from his years as a political orator, hounded by vigilantes. But ... More


Tennyson Echoing Wordsworth

Jayne Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474436878
eISBN:
9781474464994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436878.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book explores Tennyson’s poetic relationship with Wordsworth through a close analysis of Tennyson’s borrowing of the earlier poet’s words and phrases, an approach that positions Wordsworth in ... More


Sound, image, Gabin: Duvivier and the 1930s

Ben McCann and Ben McCann

in Julien Duvivier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719091148
eISBN:
9781526124111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091148.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter will begin with an examination of Duvivier’s first ‘talkie’, David Golder (1930) and its central figure of the Jew. It will also discuss whether, consciously or not, Duvivier’s film – ... More


Cartooning the marvelous: word and image in Chicago Surrealism

Joanna Pawlik

in Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991500
eISBN:
9781526115003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991500.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Chicago group of Surrealists has been overlooked in accounts of Surrealism’s legacy in America, which have tended to delimit the movement’s impact to the visual arts alone and neglect ... More


Xue Shaohui and the Min Writing-Women Culture

Nanxiu Qian

in Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui (1866-1911) and the Era of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792400
eISBN:
9780804794275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792400.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the Min writing-women culture from Xue’s perspective, based on Xue’s reading of the literature and art of Min women, along with some major critical works on their poetic ... More


“Sunshades will usurp their space”: Edith Sitwell, Sacheverell Sitwell, and the Dreaming Clowns of Melancholy

Allan Pero

in The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054421
eISBN:
9780813053165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054421.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the place of clowns in the cultural production of Edith and Sacheverell Sitwell, and how clowns embody and generate “spaces of melancholy.” The psychology that characterizes ... More


Parisina, Mazeppa and Anglo-Italian displacement

Peter W. Graham

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines Parisina (written in England but on an Italian topic) and Mazeppa (written in Italy but on a non-Italian topic) as exemplary instances of Byron’s creation of an Anglo-Italian ... More


The Disaster of the Native

Marc Nichanian, G. M. Goshgarian, and Jeff Fort

in Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255245
eISBN:
9780823260928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255245.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter introduces the reader to the poetical work of Daniel Varuzhan and offers a new account of the invention of the native. It shows how the poet reclaimed “poetic paganism” as a motto for ... More


Ateyyat El Abnoudy: Poetic Realism in Egyptian Documentaries

Stefanie Van de Peer

in Negotiating Dissidence: The Pioneering Women of Arab Documentary

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696062
eISBN:
9781474434836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696062.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first case study deals with the ‘mother’ of Egyptian documentary making Ateyyat el Abnoudy, and traces her career as a lawyer, journalist and filmmaker. As a pioneer of politically engaged and ... More


Girl Powered: Poetic Majesty against Sovereign Majesty

Kelly Oliver

in Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251087
eISBN:
9780823253036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251087.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter revolves around the role played by the virgin girl in Derrida's The Beast and the Sovereign, vol. 1. Derrida suggests that the figure of the girl is between two marionettes, which I ... More


The Naming Power of the Word

David Nowell Smith

in Sounding/Silence: Martin Heidegger at the Limits of Poetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251537
eISBN:
9780823252947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251537.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter approaches Heidegger's thinking on language through the motif of ‘naming’. Naming is not simply an unmediated saying of being, but rather a quasi-performative ‘bringing-into-name’, by ... More


The Resurrection of Nature: Environmental Metaphysics in Sergei Bulgakov’s Philosophy of Economy

Bruce V. Foltz

in The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Sergei Bulgakov’s Philosophy of Economy presents an understanding of nature that overcomes environmental philosophy’s polarization into anthropocentrism and deep ecology. Economy here is something ... More


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