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Reality and its Refraction in Descriptions of Women in Haskalah Fiction

Tova Cohen

in New Perspectives on the Haskalah

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774617
eISBN:
9781800340145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774617.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyses the depiction of women in nineteenth-century Haskalah literature, demonstrating just how gender-specific this was. Haskalah literature was written by men for a male audience, ... More


Novel Bondage: Slavery, Marriage, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century America

Tess Chakkalakal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036330
eISBN:
9780252093388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book unravels the interconnections between marriage, slavery, and freedom through renewed readings of canonical nineteenth-century novels and short stories by black and white authors. Situating ... More


In the Absence of Love

Carey Ellen Walsh

in Scrolls of Love: Ruth and the Song of Songs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225712
eISBN:
9780823237067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225712.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Song of Songs has always been a source for exegetical invention. This multiplicity brings about a dynamic encounter between text and reader and, for the author, transforms his sense ... More


Music

Robert Von Hallberg

in Lyric Powers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226865003
eISBN:
9780226865027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226865027.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The musicality of poetry is a topic that invites abstraction: a metaphorical understanding of one art in terms of another leads one away from particular poems and songs. This chapter focuses not only ... More


The Plot of Usher: Rebuilding the House of Poe

Evert Jan van Leeuwen

in House of Usher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325604
eISBN:
9781800342361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325604.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a structural analysis of Edgar Allan Poe's story and Richard Matheson's script to highlight House of Usher's (1960) fidelity to Poe's original. ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ ... More


Cannibalism in Modern Japanese Literature

Tomoko Aoyama

in Reading Food in Modern Japanese Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832858
eISBN:
9780824868925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832858.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the theme of cannibalism in serious and popular novels. The texts discussed include a variety of genres, and the representations of anthropophagy within them vary widely: ... More


Georgic and Pastoral: Laws Of Genre in The Seventeenth Century

Alastair Fowler

in Remembered Words: Essays on Genre, Realism, and Emblems

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198856979
eISBN:
9780191890093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856979.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the laws of genre in the seventeenth century. The idea of laws of genre, at least in their modern form, was imported into literary theory from linguistics. At a time when ... More


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