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Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Angela Smith

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Long after the death of Katherine Mansfield (1888–1923), Virginia Woolf (1882–1941) described being haunted by her in dreams. Through detailed comparative readings of their fiction, letters, and ... More


Fearing Foreignness

Konrad H. Jarausch

in After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.003.09
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reflects on the difficulties of immigration, both of ethnic Germans and of foreigners, that, be it in the form of guest-workers or asylum seekers, are creating a multiethnic society in ... More


The Impermanence Syndrome

Gregor Thum

in Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with Joanna Konopinka's account of her arrival in Wroclaw. Her words illustrate vividly the enormous discrepancy between the actual experiences of Polish settlers and the ... More


Self-translation as Self-promotion:

Nirad C. Chaudhuri and M. J. Tambimuttu

in South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Early ‘Asiatic’ writers, seen as exotic and oriental outsiders, were also often expected to embody ‘foreignness’, and provide ‘alien’ perspectives on Britain, usually in prescribed terms. This ... More


An Alternative Aesthetic

Amit Chaudhuri

in D. H. Lawrence and ‘Difference’: Postcoloniality and the Poetry of the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199260522
eISBN:
9780191698668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260522.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at the creation and proposition of a Lawrentian aesthetic constructed and derived from the poet's own writings on art and culture. It also looks at the peculiarity of Lawrence's ... More


Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Noelle Gallagher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300217056
eISBN:
9780300240764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217056.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In eighteenth-century Britain, venereal disease was everywhere and nowhere: while physicians and commentators believed the condition to be widespread, it remained shrouded in secrecy, and was often ... More


Others of Color: Subordination and Manipulation

Natsu Taylor Saito

in Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law: Why Structural Racism Persists

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814723944
eISBN:
9780814708170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723944.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers how the “dynamic of difference” is constructed and maintained with respect to migrant Others. It addresses their racialization, particularly as “foreign,” as well as ways in ... More


Civil Judicial Cooperation: A Scottish Experience

Nicola Wisdahl

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter presents an overview of the historical circumstances leading to a division of competence between “making” private international law in foreign affairs terms; and giving effect to ... More


Reforming French Culture: Satire, Spiritual Alienation, and Connection to Strangers

George Hoffmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808763
eISBN:
9780191852138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808763.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Satire has recently re-emerged as a potent political tool, but it has played many different roles in the past. French reformers waged massive satire campaigns in the sixteenth century to little or no ... More


The Spectacle of Missionary Bodies

Eric Reinders

in Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241718
eISBN:
9780520931084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241718.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores how the foreignness of Western missionaries in China became embodied experiences. It discusses the body problems faces by missionaries and suggests that the most serious ... More


Introduction: ‘No Region for Tourists and Women’

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about transatlantic literature and women's narratives of travel and adventure. This book analyses several examples of relevant ... More


‘An Invention of the Americans’: Negotiating the Foreign in Anne Tyler's Novels

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the construction of ‘foreignness’ in Anne Tyler's The Accidental Tourist and Digging to America in order to relate concepts of the foreign to those of the familiar in its ... More


The Foreign, the Uncanny, and the Foreigner: Concepts of the Self and the Other in Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Philosophy

Rudi Visker

in A Time for the Humanities: Futurity and the Limits of Autonomy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229192
eISBN:
9780823235063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229192.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the effects of uncanny heteronomy for the politics of cosmopolitanism. It takes issue with the common assumption that recognizing foreignness inside the self leads to improved ... More


Jacques Derrida in America

Geoffrey Bennington

in Not Half No End: Militantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639854
eISBN:
9780748652105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides a brief historical survey of Derrida's trips to the United States. It examines the many trips Derrida made to the US during a period of fifty years, including his many lectures ... More


Colorblind Judgment

Sora Y. Han

in Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789110
eISBN:
9780804795012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789110.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines and explores the formal structure of judicial review in U.S. Supreme Court cases establishing the negative right prohibiting state-enforced racial discrimination codified in the ... More


Confronting the Ancient Greek Golden Age in Jules Dassin’s Phaedra (1962)

Emma Scioli

in Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440844
eISBN:
9781474460279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440844.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the second of three chapters examining Athens’ golden-age legacy, Scioli traces how Jules Dassin repeatedly draws attention to the origins of his 1962 melodrama Phaedra in Greek myth and tragedy ... More


Keywords

Will Hanley

in Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177627
eISBN:
9780231542524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177627.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter presents a concise digest of the meanings of five general concepts in private international law: national, citizen, resident, foreigner, and subject. Like Raymond Williams’ Keywords, it ... More


Introduction

E. Natalie Rothman

in Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449079
eISBN:
9780801463112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449079.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter briefly explores the complex networks of alliance and interest, hierarchies of authority, and modes of interaction between the various groups and individuals that helped ... More


Effluvia

Jonathan Lamb

in Scurvy: The Disease of Discovery

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691182933
eISBN:
9781400884544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182933.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Loathsome and dangerous diseases are traditionally associated with foreignness, which plunges those who succumb to them into the loneliness of a castaway or the solitude of an unwelcome stranger. ... More


Introduction

Claire Davison

in Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The introduction offers an up-to-date survey of translation as both praxis and trope in contemporary modernist studies. These include the languages and figures of translation: polyphony, dialogue, ... More


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