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Some Work of Noble Note: The Homecomings in the Twenty-First Century

Ryan P. Harper

in The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter five picks up chronologically where chapter one ended: the turn of the century. It focuses on what happens as the Homecomings leave the American South, when a number of the gospel “legends” ... More


Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Contemporary British Voices

Daniel Lea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719081491
eISBN:
9781526121097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081491.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This study explores the landscape of contemporary British fiction through detailed analysis of five authors that have emerged to critical prominence in the 21st century. The authors addressed - Ali ... More


Minotauro and Confluências: Two Portuguese Series Dedicated to Literature from Spain in the Twenty-First Century

Isabel Araújo Branco

in Iberian and Translation Studies: Literary Contact Zones

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800856905
eISBN:
9781800853171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800856905.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on two contemporary editorial projects promoting cultural relations between Spain and Portugal: Minotauro, published by Edições 70, and Confluências, published by Kalandraka. ... More


Iberian Theatre Translated into Portuguese in the Twenty-First Century

Ângela Fernandes

in Iberian and Translation Studies: Literary Contact Zones

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800856905
eISBN:
9781800853171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800856905.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Considering the specificities of theatre translation and its relationship with staging and performance, this chapter deals with the Portuguese publishing market and the editing of Iberian plays in ... More


From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Adrian May

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides an exhaustive reading of the significant yet understudied intellectual review Lignes, from 1987 to 2017, to demonstrate how it has managed to preserve and develop the legacy of ... More


Israel at Seventy, Dancing on a World Stage

Shalom Goldman

in Starstruck in the Promised Land: How the Arts Shaped American Passions about Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652412
eISBN:
9781469652436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652412.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

The epilogue presents the contemporary emergence of Israeli-made entertainment on the world stage. The narrative walks through 9/11 and its consequences up to the present day, including the friendly ... More


Between Recognition and Co-Optation: Translations of Present-Day Galician Poetry in the Spanish Literary System

Isaac Lourido

in Iberian and Translation Studies: Literary Contact Zones

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800856905
eISBN:
9781800853171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800856905.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses the Galician cultural space understood as a contact zone between literary systems. Contemporary Galician poetry is taken as the central point of this study, which focuses on the ... More


Beautiful Wasteland: The Rise of Detroit As America's Postindustrial Frontier

Rebecca J. Kinney

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697564
eISBN:
9781452955162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697564.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Beautiful Wasteland critically examines the racial logics embedded in the contemporary stories of Detroit that flow through popular culture, from Internet forums, photography, films, advertising, to ... More


Mathematics and Politics: Thomas Pynchon, against the Day

Nina Engelhardt

in Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474416238
eISBN:
9781474449656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416238.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 1 on Pynchon’s Against the Day focuses on interrelations between mathematics and politics as domains that are both shaken by crises of fundamental beliefs. It examines how Pynchon’s novel ... More


Lawrence and Twenty-First-Century Film

Louis K. Greiff

in The Edinburgh Companion to D. H. Lawrence and the Arts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474456623
eISBN:
9781474496056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456623.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines five film adaptations of Lawrence’s works released between 2002 and 2014. Two films (Odour of Chrysanthemums and Lady Chatterley et l'homme des bois) exemplify surface fidelity ... More


Leaving Oil under the Amazon: The Yasuní-ITT Initiative as a Postpetroleum Model?

Pamela L. Martin

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Pamela Martin analyzes one of the world’s leading examples of the politics of keeping oil in the ground: the Yasuní-ITT Initiative of Ecuador, a nationwide effort to leave untouched a portion of ... More


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