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Introduction

John T. Scott

in Rousseau's Reader: Strategies of Persuasion and Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226689142
eISBN:
9780226689289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689289.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the Introduction I briefly indicate how the form and content of Rousseau’s philosophical writings are related, and specifically how they speak to the fundamental principle of all his works, the ... More


Make Misty for Me

Julia Round

in Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Misty’s letters page. Few critics have analyzed comics letters pages in any depth, and this chapter discusses what self-image the ‘Write to Misty’ page constructs and whether ... More


Caring, Disability Studies, and Narrative Structure

Roberta Seelinger Trites

in Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813800
eISBN:
9781496813848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

As enacted in the twenty-first century study of children’s and adolescent literature, Disability Studies, feminist narrative theory, and feminist reader response theory emphasize material aspects of ... More


Elliptical Sound: Audibility and the Space of Reading1

Julie Beth Napolin

in Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416368
eISBN:
9781474434591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes up the central categories of narrative theory to ask how they can be “sonified” through an attention to racial signifiers in text. The chapter argues that, in eliding the ... More


Silence, Scalpels, and Loupes: Reconsidering O’Connor as Sylvia Plath’s Contemporary

Lindsey Alexander

in Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In an approach that is closer to a work of creative writing than to conventional criticism, Poet Lindsey Alexander compares O’Connor’s and Plath’s reception as women writers. This essay is something ... More


Attending Daedalus: Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader

Peter Wright

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780853238188
eISBN:
9781846312618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238188.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Attending Daedalus is the first book-length study of Gene Wolfe's four-volume The Book of the New Sun and its sequel, The Urth of the New Sun, known collectively as ‘The Urth Cycle’. Rejecting the ... More


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