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Restlessness: The Return of the Native, Balint, “Colonial Object Relations”

Alicia Mireles Christoff

in Novel Relations: Victorian Fiction and British Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691193106
eISBN:
9780691194202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193106.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on The Return of the Native and Michael and Enid Balint, which both investigate how spaces are never simply themselves but instead are repeatedly figured through metaphor and ... 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


The Return of the Native, the Woodlanders: Reading the Body

Marjorie Garson

in Hardy's Fables of Integrity: Woman, Body, Text

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122234
eISBN:
9780191671371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122234.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Frye notes a shift from heaven to earth and from the sky-father's sublime contemplation to the earth-mother's immersion in his study of Romantic imagery. In contrast to how the novel Far from the ... More


The Northern Symphony and The Return

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Between December 1899 and July 1902 Andrei Belyi went on to produce four symphonies: the Northern or Heroic Symphony, the Dramatic Symphony, The Return, and The Goblet of Blizzards. The Northern ... More


Hinduism and the Ways of the Divine: The Works of K. S. Maniam

Andrew Hock Soon Ng

in Intimating the Sacred: Religion in English Language Malaysian Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083213
eISBN:
9789882209831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083213.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Maniam is perhaps Malaysia's most prolific English language writer, and this chapter focuses on the symbology and meaning of Hinduism in three of his works: the novels The Return and In a Far ... More


Symbolic Leitmotif and The Goblet of Blizzards

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Symbolic leitmotif is a device by which the author may imply meanings beyond those made explicit in the immediate context. Certain uses of the leitmotif in The Return are illegitimate and in the The ... More


Returning, Remembering, and Forgetting in The Return of the Soldier

Seamus O’Malley

in Making History New: Modernism and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199364237
eISBN:
9780199364251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364237.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter argues that the pastoral mode in Rebecca West’s First World War novel The Return of the Soldier stages many of the levels of the process of recording history. Due to the protagonist’s ... More


The Rememoration of Some Do Not . . . (Parade’s End, Volume 1)

Seamus O’Malley

in Making History New: Modernism and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199364237
eISBN:
9780199364251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364237.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter first argues that Some Do Not . . ., the first volume of Ford Madox Ford’s First World War tetralogy Parade’s End, appropriates the plot and themes of Rebecca West’s The Return of the ... More


1939–1941

Patrick McGilligan

in Fritz Lang: The Nature of the Beast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676552
eISBN:
9781452948942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676552.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details events in Fritz Lang’s life from 1939 to 1941. These include receiving his American citizenship on August 14, 1939; the death of his father, Anton Lang, on February 28, 1940, at ... More


Thomas Hardy

Tim Parks

in Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations between Them

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215366
eISBN:
9780300216738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215366.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how Thomas Hardy's fiction exposes his readers to pain, unhappiness, torment, and distress. Focusing on The Return of the Native, it explores why Hardy's stories are painful in ... More


The Children of Israel

Yulia Egorova and Shahid Perwez

in The Jews of Andhra Pradesh: Contesting Caste and Religion in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199929214
eISBN:
9780199332977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929214.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The chapter develops the theme of the relationship between Judazing movements and Western Jewish organizations and considers the Bene Ephraim in the context of public and academic debates about the ... More


The Telegraphic Principle in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

David Trotter

in The Literature of Connection: Signal, Medium, Interface, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850472
eISBN:
9780191885587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850472.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter concerns the attitudes, practices, and figures of speech that during the course of the nineteenth century prepared the way for the eventual separation of the idea of the signal from that ... More


Distributism and Apologetics

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's works that he published in the late 1920s, including The Catholic Church and Conversion (1926), which explores Catholicism's transformation into a ... More


To Judge But Not to Rule

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the history, functions, and notable rulings issued by the Supreme Court of Israel. The Supreme Court, in addition to being the highest appellate court for civil and criminal ... More


Origins

Michael Ruse

in Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us about Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190241025
eISBN:
9780190241056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241025.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Christianity is a story of origins and Darwinism, in major respects its offspring, is likewise a story of origins. A process as slow and undirected as natural selection demands vast eons of time, ... More


Rebecca West’s The Return of the Soldier (1918)

Kathleen Riley

in Imagining Ithaca: Nostos and Nostalgia Since the Great War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198852971
eISBN:
9780191887390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852971.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is the first of four chapters that deal with the theme of impossible nostos in the context of war and its aftermath. Rebecca West’s Return of the Soldier was one of the first literary responses ... More


Conclusion: Science, fiction and the end of non-alignment

Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee

in Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620283
eISBN:
9781789629699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620283.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The concluding chapter looks at the legacy of ‘Nehruvian’ techno-science and non-alignment after the death of Nehru, as well as at the interrogation and mobilization of this legacy in Indian science ... More


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