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The Flâneur in Undue Influence (1998)

Peta Mayer

in Misreading Anita Brookner: Aestheticism, Intertextuality and the Queer Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620597
eISBN:
9781789629927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620597.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes protagonist Claire Pitt’s speculative imagination, walking and misreading to read Undue Influence through the figure of the flâneur. Tracing the walking journeys undertaken by ... More


What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

Ankhi Mukherjee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785211
eISBN:
9780804788380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785211.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What Is a Classic? revisits the famous question posed by critics from Sainte-Beuve and T. S. Eliot to J. M. Coetzee to ask how classics emanate from postcolonial histories and societies. Exploring ... More


Against Hitchcock: Alejandro Amenábar’s Meteoric Career

Dona M. Kercher

in Latin Hitchcock: How Almodóvar, Amenábar, De la Iglesia, Del Toro and Campanella Became Notorious

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172097
eISBN:
9780231850735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172097.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the works of Alejandro Amenábar in relation to Hitchcock's films. There is a spirit of rebellion against authority, and in particular, against father figures, in all of ... More


Introduction

Isabelle Torrance

in Metapoetry in Euripides

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657834
eISBN:
9780191745393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657834.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction provides an explanation of the concept of metapoetry applied in this book, and considers the associated terminology of intertextuality, metatheatricality, metafiction, metamythology, ... More


Worlds Lost and Founded: S. Naipaul as Belated Modernist

Michael Valdez Moses

in Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199980963
eISBN:
9780190910846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199980963.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers V. S. Naipaul as a belated modernist who exhibits what Harold Bloom terms an acute anxiety of influence. Naipaul denies any debt to Anglophone modernism and is widely ... More


“Liszt Is Ours!” versus “Liszt Problems”

Lynn M. Hooker

in Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartók

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199739592
eISBN:
9780199369461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739592.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The epilogue addresses the commemoration of Liszt’s 125th birthday in 1936. Statements by Bartók and some of his sympathizers in and around the 1936 commemoration demonstrate changes in the discourse ... More


Introduction: The Translation History of Virgil: The Elevator Version

Susanna Braund and Zara Martirosova Torlone

in Virgil and his Translators

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810810
eISBN:
9780191847950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810810.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction describes the broad landscape of translation of Virgil from both the theoretical and the practical perspectives. It then explains the genesis of the volume and indicates how the ... More


The Evils of Supersessionism

Timothy P. Jackson

in Mordecai Would Not Bow Down: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Christian Supersessionism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197538050
eISBN:
9780197538081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538050.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In The Anxiety of Influence, Harold Bloom writes that “strong poets make . . . [poetic] history by misreading one another, so as to clear imaginative space for themselves.” I apply Bloom’s literary ... More


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