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Latemodernism’s Geopolitical Imagination: Everyday Life in the Global Hot Zones

Thomas S. Davis

in The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter turns to travel narratives from global hot zones where the examination of everyday life reveals the emergence of a new form of warfare shifting the balance of power in Europe and Asia.


Introduction: Searching for Japan

Michele Monserrati

in Searching for Japan: 20th Century Italy's Fascination with Japanese Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621075
eISBN:
9781800341197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621075.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction explains the books’ methodological foundation in transnational theory. It defines key-terms such as “Transnationalism,” “relational Orientalism,” “coeval exoticism” and “cosmopolitan ... More


Transatlantic Masculinities: Military Leadership and Migration in the South American Wars of Independence

M. Soledad Caballero

in Migration and Modernities: The State of Being Stateless, 1750-1850

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440349
eISBN:
9781474459679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440349.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter three examines discourses surrounding masculinity and migration in the South American travel narratives of British mercenaries and adventurers, especially those of Captain Basil Hall, Lord ... More


Synge and Modernity in The Aran Islands

David Fitzpatrick

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Synge combines incisive observation and human sympathy with sleight of hand in The Aran Islands. When narrating his introduction to the supposedly primitive West of Ireland (1898–1901), he adopts ... More


1848: Dombey and Son and the difference within

Peters Laura

in Dickens and race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719064265
eISBN:
9781781705728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064265.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter two, entitled ‘Poetry of Science, Dombey and Son and The Difference Within’ considers how Dickens’s ‘Review’ establishes a number of paradigms to which Dickens will return throughout his ... More


Gender

Heather Martel

in Deadly Virtue: Fort Caroline and the Early Protestant Roots of American Whiteness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066189
eISBN:
9780813058399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066189.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter theorizes gender at Fort Caroline and in the early Protestant Atlantic as an historically, culturally specific system for defining relations of power, which marked some as more masculine ... More


Hester Stanhope, ‘Un être à part’: Material Transgression and Belonging in the East

Jillian Heydt-Stevenson

in Material Transgressions: Beyond Romantic Bodies, Genders, Things

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621778
eISBN:
9781800341463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621778.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Hester Stanhope rethought tenets of Enlightenment and Sensibility that defined women at the mercy of biologically sexed bodies. Expected to marry for money and status, she left England to live ... More


Stadium travels: spectatorship, territorial identity and global connections, 1900–60

Robert W. Lewis

in The Stadium Century: Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106247
eISBN:
9781526120816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106247.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to the ways in which stadia, sport and spectators both in France and elsewhere around the globe helped generate changing place-based communities and identities. French stadia ... More


Caribbean Migrant Writers and the Politics of Return

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter two focuses on well-known Afro-Caribbean women writers, Jamaica Kincaid and Edwidge Danticat, who reside in the United States and make a significant contribution to “resistance culture.” ... More


Three Worlds: Global Enemies

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The final chapter of the book examines the way Cold War geopolitics divided the globe into three separate worlds. It discusses the relationship between the aesthetics of modernism and the politics of ... More


Autopia: in search of what we're thinking when we're driving

Lynne Pearce

in Writing otherwise: Experiments in cultural criticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089428
eISBN:
9781781707340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089428.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Lynne Pearce's essay, movement between two places (the north of England and rural Scotland) is the focus of a piece combining the personal with the more conceptual. Phenomenology inspires the ... More


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