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The intertextuality of the song fragment

Mary-Ann Constantine and Gerald Porter

in Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song: From the Blues to the Baltic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262887
eISBN:
9780191734441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262887.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the way song fragments function in the work of four novelists: James Joyce, D.H. Lawrence, Christina Stead, and Charles Dickens. It considers silencing, particularly of women, ... More


R. K. Narayan

John Thieme

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059261
eISBN:
9781781701249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059261.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

R. K. Narayan's reputation as one of the founding figures of Indian writing in English is re-examined in this comprehensive study of his fiction. Arguing against views that have seen Narayan as a ... More


Michael Ondaatje

Lee Spinks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066320
eISBN:
9781781703113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066320.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is a comprehensive study of Michael Ondaatje's entire oeuvre. Starting from Ondaatje's beginnings as a poet, it offers an intensive account of each of his major publications, including The ... More


Introduction

Vike Martina Plock

in Joyce, Medicine, and Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034232
eISBN:
9780813038803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034232.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

James Joyce apparently had ample reason to see analogies between the progress of his health and his avant-garde novel. Both troubled him exceedingly in the years from 1917 to 1922. However, Joyce's ... More


La Tentation de Saint Antoine

Mary Orr

in Flaubert: Writing the Masculine

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159698
eISBN:
9780191673672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159698.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

La Tentation de Saint Antoine (TSA) explores the male self and the structures of the Cartesian mind. The central questions of the cogito, whether they concern subjectivity or what ... More


Jean Echenoz: problematic patterns and symbolic violence

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter examines patterns of crisis in the 1990s prose fictions of Goncourt prize winner Echenoz. Countering contradictory critiques of Echenoz as epitome or observer of postmodernity, it ... More


Introduction

Margaret Topping

in Proust's Gods: Christian and Mythological Figures of Speech in the Works of Marcel Proust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160083
eISBN:
9780191673771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160083.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction sets the scene for the rest of the study by addressing the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of Proust's transformation of sources. Proust's writing is first contextualized within a wider ... More


Racial Mixing and Textual Remixing: Charles Chesnutt

Daniel Hack

in Reaping Something New: African American Transformations of Victorian Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196930
eISBN:
9781400883745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196930.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter studies how Charles Chesnutt's engagement with Victorian literature forms a plot of its own. This plot develops over time and ultimately brings to the surface aspects of this engagement ... More


Contexts and intertexts

John Thieme

in R. K. Narayan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059261
eISBN:
9781781701249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059261.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

R. K. Narayan's invented South Indian town of Malgudi, which is the setting for virtually all his fiction, has been seen by many of his readers as a site that represents quintessential Indianness. In ... More


Contexts and intertexts

Susan Watkins

in Doris Lessing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074813
eISBN:
9781781703274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074813.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Doris Lessing's In Pursuit of the English (1960), based on her experiences on first arriving in England from Southern Rhodesia and trying to find somewhere to live, provides an excellent point of ... More


Farewell to the old lutist

Daniela Caselli

in Beckett’s Dantes: Intertextuality in the Fiction and Criticism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071560
eISBN:
9781781701973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071560.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This concluding chapter discusses the figure of Dante that can be found in Beckett. It demonstrates the way Dante continually changes the Beckett oeuvre and presents a destabilising view of Dante and ... More


Immigrants and Intertexts: Biblical In(ter)ventions in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee

Tat-siong Benny Liew

in What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee (1995) and its use of biblical language or biblical intertexts. It argues that the novel’s multi-multiplicities—its language (heteroglossia), ... More


Intertextuality and Character

Christopher V. Trinacty

in Senecan Tragedy and the Reception of Augustan Poetry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199356560
eISBN:
9780199356584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356560.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The second chapter provides close readings of Seneca’s Phaedra and Medea, concentrating on the way that intertexts with Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Heroides help to create the characters of Medea and ... More


Parti-Coloured Parables

Sara Coodin

in Is Shylock Jewish?: Citing Scripture and the Moral Agency of Shakespeare's Jews

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474418386
eISBN:
9781474434492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418386.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 2 examines a key biblical intertext for Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice that Shylock references act 1, scene 3 of the play. Known as ‘the Genesis Jacob cycle,’ chapters 12-50 of the biblical ... More


Stolen Daughters and Stolen Idols

Sara Coodin

in Is Shylock Jewish?: Citing Scripture and the Moral Agency of Shakespeare's Jews

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474418386
eISBN:
9781474434492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418386.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 3 continues the discussion of the Genesis Jacob cycle’s intertextual relationship to The Merchant of Venice, focusing intently on Shylock’s daughter Jessica. This chapter examines how ... More


Gallery One Encountering Eve: A Guide

Holly Morse

in Encountering Eve's Afterlives: A New Reception Critical Approach to Genesis 2-4

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198842576
eISBN:
9780191878527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842576.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The opening chapter of this book offers a guide for the reader’s encounters with Eve’s afterlives. It introduces the subsequent sections of the book as functioning akin to galleries within an ... More


Ancient Commentaries on Theocritus’ Idylls and Virgil’s Eclogues

Joseph Farrell

in Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199688982
eISBN:
9780191768088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688982.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first commentaries on Theocritus were written at about the time Vergil was writing the Eclogues. Wendel, the editor of the Theocritus scholia, did not believe that the commentaries from which the ... More


Introduction: Race, Death, and the Maternal in American Visual Culture

Ruby C. Tapia

in American Pietàs: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653102
eISBN:
9781452946153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653102.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter begins by considering the September 11 “American Pietà,” a photograph of five rescue workers carrying fatally injured Roman Catholic Priest and New York Fire Department ... More


Literary Influences and Intertexts

Andrew Cain

in The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto: Monastic Hagiography in the Late Fourth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198758259
eISBN:
9780191818042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758259.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter identifies the literary antecedents and intertexts of the Greek Historia monachorum. No phraseological echoes of either classical Greek literature or pre-fourth-century Christian ... More


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