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Loose Canons:: Facing Authority

in Loving Yusuf: Conceptual Travels from Present to Past

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035864
eISBN:
9780226035888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035888.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter revisits the artifacts far from the double perspective of canonization or “ruling” and the difficulty of monotheism. The discussion brings the chapter back to the enigmatic appeal of ... More


Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks: Rewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva

Lesley Wylie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311956
eISBN:
9781846315220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315220
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The vision of the South American rainforest as a wilderness of rank decay, poisonous insects and bloodthirsty ‘savages’ in the Spanish American novela de la selva has often been interpreted as a ... More


Major Authors: Robertson Davies, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje

Coral Ann Howells

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the works of three Canadian novelists best known internationally: Robertson Davies, Margaret Atwood, and Michael Ondaatje. The careers of Davies, Atwood, and Ondaatje, although ... More


Feeling ‘Ghostlike’: Carlyle and his Exposure to the ‘Condition-of-England-Question’

Clare Williams (ed.)

in Shaping Belief: Culture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311369
eISBN:
9781846315688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846315688.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines fractured social identities by focusing on Thomas Carlyle and his involvement in the ‘Condition–of–England–Question’, which addressed the condition of the working class and its ... More


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