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Introduction: Literary Life Under the Censorship Regime

Ellen Wiles

in Saffron Shadows and Salvaged Scripts: Literary Life in Myanmar Under Censorship and in Transition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173285
eISBN:
9780231539296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173285.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter gives an overview of this book; explains my methodology and ethnographic approach; describes my impressions of Yangon, my reasons for going to Myanmar, and my initial ... More


On Evidence

Jeremy J. Smith

in Sound Change and the History of English

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291953
eISBN:
9780191710568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291953.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter addresses a key problem in the study of sound-change, viz. the nature of the evidence. The notion of ‘witness’ is interrogated, and then the chapter deals with four sources of witnesses ... More


Disclosed Poetics: Beyond Landscape and Lyricism

John Kinsella

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075582
eISBN:
9781781701034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075582.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book explores the author's contemporary poetics and pedagogy as it emerges from his reflections on his own writing and teaching, and on the work of other poets, particularly contemporary writers ... More


Generations

Joseph Brooker

in Literature of the 1980s: After the Watershed: Volume 9

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633944
eISBN:
9780748651818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633944.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the literary establishment of the 1980s, observing the transition between generations of writers and closely examining some changes that occurred in the book business. It ... More


Philomela's Retold Story: Silence, Music and the Postcolonial Text

in Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311093.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies one of the best-known Attic legends, the retold story of Philomela, and how it has been used as a paradigm for the retelling of colonial encounters in the works of several ... More


Speaking Science Fiction

Andy Sawyer and David Seed (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238348
eISBN:
9781781380741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238348.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This wide-ranging book explores the various dialogues that flourish between different aspects of science fiction: academics and fans, writers and readers; ideological stances and national styles; ... More


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