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Fragmenting Modernism

Sara Haslam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is about Ford Madox Ford, a hero of the modernist literary revolution. Ford is a fascinating and fundamental figure of the time; not only because, as a friend and critic of Ezra Pound and ... More


Introductory Remarks

Rainer Rother

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0016
Subject:
History, Military History

Rainer Rother’s brief chapter introduces part 3, “The Culture of Remembrance of the First World War.” It touches on how different countries have―or have not―commemorated the war, from the period of ... More


Broadway Goes to War: American Theater during World War II

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180946
eISBN:
9780813181028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180946.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The American theater was not ignorant of the developments brought on by World War II, and actively addressed and debated timely, controversial topics for the duration of the war, including neutrality ... More


Paranoid Visions: Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama

Joseph Oldham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994150
eISBN:
9781526128379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994150.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Paranoid Visions provides an extensive historical account of the spy and conspiracy genres in British television drama, tracing a lineage from 1960s Cold War series, through 1980s paranoid conspiracy ... More


Funerals of Soldiers and Colonizers

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Until around 1900, most of the military state funerals in France were given, accordingly, to republican high ranking army officers who had distinguished themselves in the 1870 war, some of whom ... More


The Soldier Image and State-Building in Modern China, 1924-1945

Yan Xu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176741
eISBN:
9780813176772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176741.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Yan Xu’s book The Soldier Image and State-Building in Modern China, 1924–1945 focuses on the connection between soldiers, urban publics, and party governments of wartime China in an effort to provide ... More


Seducing Socrates: The Silenus in Erasmus and Rabelais

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the sixteenth-century reception of Alcibiades’s seduction speech in the Symposium. Erasmus is aware of the issue of homoerotics, particularly in The Handbook of the Christian ... More


Men in reserve: British civilian masculinites in the Second World War

Juliette Pattinson, Arthur McIvor, and Linsey Robb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100696
eISBN:
9781526120830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100696.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book focuses on working class civilian men who as a result of working in reserved occupations were exempt from enlistment in the armed forces. It utilises fifty six newly conducted oral history ... More


The Unknown Soldier

Rainer Rother

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0019
Subject:
History, Military History

Rainer Rother traces the symbolic meaning of the Unknown Soldier of the First World War. Describing national ceremonies of the interment of the Unknown Soldier, primarily those of Britain and France, ... More


Representing Shell Shock: A Return to Ford and Rebecca West

Charlotte Jones

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Ford’s Parade’s End in comparison to Rebecca’s West’s earlier novella, The Return of the Soldier, exploring the different ways in which their respective protagonists ‘work ... More


Faulkner and Material Culture

Joseph R. Urgo and Ann J. Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037122
eISBN:
9781604731637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037122.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Photographs, lumber, airplanes, hand-hewn coffins—in every William Faulkner novel and short story, worldly material abounds. This book provides a fresh understanding of the things Faulkner brought ... More


The Coldest City: Berlin and the Remapping of Cold War Movie Aesthetics

Ian Scott

in Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter examines the way the Cold War has been historicized in the mode of films like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Bridge of Spies but also how in other texts it has increasingly been filtered ... More


Conservative Understanding and Nationalist Exclusion: Moral Equivalency as Contested Concept in Bridge of Spies and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Christian Jimenez

in Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter focuses on the issue of “moral equivalence” (invented by neoconservatives during the Cold War), which attempts to discredit virtually any criticism of U.S. policy, foreign or domestic, in ... More


Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643427
eISBN:
9781469643441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643427.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

As William T. Sherman’s Union troops began their campaign for Atlanta in the spring of 1864, they encountered Confederate forces employing field fortifications located to take advantage of rugged ... More


We Will Finish the War Here: Confederate Morale in the Petersburg Trenches, June and July 1864

M. Keith Harris

in Cold Harbor To the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625331
eISBN:
9781469625355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625331.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

M. Keith Harris examines morale among Confederate soldiers in the trenches around Petersburg. Despite common perceptions among later historians that the siege marked the beginning of an inevitable ... More


Showing Pages and Progress: Interview with Carol Tyler

Kim A. Munson

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0038
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter includes a 2017 interview conducted by art historian Kim A. Munson with the award-winning cartoonist Carol Tyler about Pages and Progress, an exhibition in Cincinnati, Ohio based ... More


Country Houses

Gwynne Tuell Potts

in George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178677
eISBN:
9780813178707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178677.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

John and Ann Rogers Clark, along with their youngest children, joined their second son, George Rogers, in Louisville early in 1785. The Clark’s eldest son and daughter remained in Virginia with their ... More


The Negro Soldier as Conversion Narrative

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Negro Soldier was produced and distributed in 1943 by the Signal Corps to generate African American support for the war. It was highly successful in unifying both black and white Americans in the ... More


“Adding Interest to Wonder”: The First Year in Film

Ian Christie

in Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226105628
eISBN:
9780226610115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610115.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Paul was launched on a hectic nightly round of screenings at London’s music halls by the success of his projector, yet urgently needed to make new films to enhance the programmes. The Alhambra ... More


Political-Aesthetics and Contemporary Artists: Introduction

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

As introduction to the four essays on contemporary practice, this chapter opens with some examples of political despondency at the turn of the century. Two films from the 1960s, Soy Cuba and Winter ... More


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