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Literary Celebrity in China: From Reformers to Rebels

Shuyu Kong

in Celebrity in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090873
eISBN:
9789882206670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090873.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines a Chinese literary celebrity from each of the past three decades—Wang Meng (b. 1934), Wang Shuo (b. 1958), and Wei Hui (b. 1974)—to show how developments in the literary field ... More


Famously Literary? The Nobel Prize and Herta Müller's Authorial Body

Rebecca Braun

in Herta Müller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654642
eISBN:
9780191760143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654642.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter uses Herta Müller's Nobel Prize win to explore issues of authorship and celebrity. Focusing on how Müller has been perceived as both an intensely private individual and a broadly ... More


‘The Courage to Advertise’: Cultural Tastemakers and ‘Journals of Opinion’

Catherine Clay

in Time and Tide: The Feminist and Cultural Politics of a Modern Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418188
eISBN:
9781474449700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418188.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines a key period in the growth and development of Time and Tide highlighted by its size and price increase in 1928. Exploring Time and Tide’s increased use of illustration, the ... More


Conclusion

Tobias Boes

in Thomas Mann's War: Literature, Politics, and the World Republic of Letters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501744990
eISBN:
9781501745003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501744990.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This concluding chapter considers the continuing importance of Thomas Mann in the world republic of letters. It explains how the parameters that conditioned Mann's rise to the status of literary ... More


In Time of Disturbance: Political Dissonance and Subversion in Violet Fane’s Contributions to the Lady’s Realm

Ceylan Kosker

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this essay, Ceylan Kosker explores how Lady Mary Montgomerie Currie (1843‒1905) used her poetry publications in the Lady’s Realm, ‘On the Marmora’ (1896) and ‘A Deserted Village’ (1897), to ... More


The Satanic Verses and the State (I): Rushdie and the Camden Committee for Community Relations

Asha Rogers

in State Sponsored Literature: Britain and Cultural Diversity after 1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198857761
eISBN:
9780191890383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857761.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This first of two chapters on The Satanic Verses discusses Salman Rushdie’s conflicted status as a critic of state racism and a feted literary celebrity that criticized multiculturalism. Beginning ... More


Moulding Social Hierarchy by Communicating Experience of It: Clément Marot’s Poetry

Neil Kenny

in Born to Write: Literary Families and Social Hierarchy in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198852391
eISBN:
9780191886850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852391.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

What is the extent, and what are the limits, of the role played by the figure of Jean Marot in the experience of social hierarchy that his son Clément’s poetry communicates? ‘Experience’ is ... More


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