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Disjecta Membra: Collaboration and the Body of the Text in The Wrong Box and The Master of Ballantrae

Audrey Murfin

in Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Stevenson’s most extensive and lengthy literary collaboration was with his stepson Lloyd Osbourne. Stevenson wrote the comic novel The Wrong Box with Osbourne in 1889. The Wrong Box is the only work ... More


Coming out of The Box, Marching as Dykes

Chao Shi-Yan

in The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028528
eISBN:
9789882207202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028528.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on two independent documentaries made by women: The Box (2001) and Dyke March (2004). It examines social identities ... More


Plath's Poetry and Fiction

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the relationship between the poetry and the fiction that Plath was writing at the same time during the different periods of her creative career. The first section examines the ... More


This Circle of Misery and Violence and Fear

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

‘The Cardboard Box’ is a strange story with an unusual textual history. First published in the Strand Magazine in January 1893, it was the only story of the series left out of the fi rst English ... More


Adoptees Strike Back: Who Are You Calling Angry?

Kimberly D. McKee

in Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042287
eISBN:
9780252051128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042287.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Internet provides adoptees new avenues to disrupt the traditional depiction of adoptees as children, recuperate their subjecthood, and instantly engage wider debates found in the transracial, ... More


Papyri

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Djekhy & Son: Doing Business in Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164774
eISBN:
9781617971259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164774.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The papyri from the archive of Djekhy & Son proper were all written during the reign of Pharaoh Amasis. Between 570 and 534 BCE the documentary evidence is so complete that we can follow Djekhy & Son ... More


On Interpretation

Paul W. Kahn

in Finding Ourselves at the Movies: Philosophy for a New Generation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164382
eISBN:
9780231536028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164382.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the inquiry into the imagination from action to interpretation by looking at the nature of narrative. Humans build a meaningful world by virtue of their capacity to offer ... More


Dissecting the Doctor: Mr. Jekyll, Dr. Hyde, and Robert Knox

Caroline McCracken-Flesher

in The Doctor Dissected: A Cultural Autopsy of the Burke and Hare Murders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766826
eISBN:
9780190252854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766826.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at Robert Louis Stevenson's “The Body Snatcher.” Thoroughly subjected by Scotland and by period medicine, Stevenson writes here as if he has at last escaped the clutch of both, and ... More


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