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Playing Dirty: Sexuality and Waste in Early Modern Comedy

Will Stockton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674596
eISBN:
9781452946702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674596.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Arguing that the early modern excremental body is in many ways an erotic body, this book reads psychoanalytic theory through early modern comedies, claiming that it is helpful, rather than inimical, ... More


Enchantment in Life: Mr. Sampath1 and the Naipaul Enigma

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

Mr. Sampath is the story of Srinivas who arrives at Malgudi and realizes his proper goals. The first critical question on Mr. Sampath that Ranga Rao asks in this chapter is if Narayan identifies ... More


The Importance of Shooting Doug

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Douglas Fairbanks was known for his physicality onstage as well as his all-American golden boy reputation. Fleming credited Fairbanks as showing him the “motion” in “motion pictures,” given that ... More


Sacral Space: No Trespassing!: The Dark Room1

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

The Dark Room jolts the reader like a cross-country detour off the Narayan highway. The central character is no latter-day Chandran fulfilling our expectations after The Bachelor of Arts, but a ... More


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