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Can There be a Literary Philosophy of Time?

Gregory Currie

in The Arguments of Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263464
eISBN:
9780191734748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263464.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter takes the discussion of the metaphysics of time in a different direction. It asks whether the treatment of time in fictional narratives can teach anything about the nature of time, or ... More


Introduction: About About Time

Mark Currie

in About Time: Narrative, Fiction and the Philosophy of Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624249
eISBN:
9780748652037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624249.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Paul Ricoeur's account of the ‘tale about time’, it is not necessary that time be the only topic, but rather that it predominates. Next, the question of the tale about time follows from ... More


Modernising Hollywood

Barry Langford

in Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638574
eISBN:
9780748671076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638574.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At the end of World War II, Hollywood moviemaking was typified by a distinctive style that had, over some three decades, proven itself durable, efficient and trustworthy. The specific attributes of ... More


Cultured Violence: Narrative, Social Suffering, and Engendering Human Rights in Contemporary South Africa

Rosemary Jolly

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312137
eISBN:
9781846315244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315244
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book explores contemporary South African culture as a test case for the achievement of democracy by constitutional means in the wake of prolonged and violent conflict, and addresses ethical ... More


Missionary Positions: Evangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Albert H. Tricomi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035451
eISBN:
9780813039640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035451.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The central premise of this book is that missionary evangelicalism has been an integral feature of American imperial ventures since the founding of the Republic. The book demonstrates that from the ... More


A Conservative Renegade: Ben Baruch and Neo-Orthodoxy

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

A crisis of modernity that erupted in France under the July Monarchy gave rise to a Reform movement which sought to free Jews from religious laws and strictures that were deemed incompatible with ... More


From Ruin Aesthetics to Urban Narratives

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The most striking thing about China's rapid transformation from state-socialism to state-capitalism is the changing landscape of urban space. The radical process of urbanization generates a dialectic ... More


Between (Polyamorous) Men: Polyqueer Homosocial Bonds in The Other Man

Mimi Schippers

in Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The author revisits Eve Sedgwick’s conceptualization of homosocial bonding between men as theoretically developed in Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire by analyzing a ... More


Commitments

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/9780748633944.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents a record of the impact of feminism on literature, focusing on the combination of feminism and literature in the 1980s. It also studies the women's movement, which had emphasised ... More


Gossip

Jie Li

in Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167178
eISBN:
9780231538176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167178.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces a cultural genealogy of gossip in Shanghai as an everyday social practice, a recurring literary trope, and a form of counterhistory. In the Chinese cultural tradition, gossip has ... More


Introduction: Never a Day Without a Line

Deirdre David

in Olivia Manning: A Woman at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199609185
eISBN:
9780191803598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199609185.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter introduces Olivia Mannging as an English woman who was a member of the English colony, which was composed principally of British embassy staff, businessmen, and journalists. It was a ... More


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