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Chapter 1

Georgina Waylen

in Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Part One sets up the analytical framework which informs the analysis in the rest of the book. It begins by bringing together key elements from relevant bodies of literature. The first section ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Braun

in Constructing Authorship in the Work of Günter Grass

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542703
eISBN:
9780191715372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542703.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The introduction briefly sets out the wider context and import of the study. It details the background of media engagement with Grass's public image and suggests that the author has developed various ... More


‘Aus der Geschichte gefallen’: Displacing the Author in Der Butt and Die Rättin

Rebecca Braun

in Constructing Authorship in the Work of Günter Grass

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542703
eISBN:
9780191715372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542703.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter continues the focus on narrative positions, now with respect to the fictional works Der Butt (1977) and Die Rättin (1986). Through close readings of each text, it is argued that Grass ... More


The Idea of a Planned World: H. G. Wells’s Utopias

Simon J. James

in Maps of Utopia: H. G. Wells, Modernity and the End of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606597
eISBN:
9780191738517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606597.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Wells’s utopian writing articulates his ideas towards the planning of the society of the future at their most explicit. Utopia is a literary genre with a dialectical relationship to reality: Wells ... More


Literature and Politics in Russia

Kathleen Parthé

in Russia's Dangerous Texts: Politics Between the Lines

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098518
eISBN:
9780300138221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098518.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter, which examines the relation between politics and literature in Russia, identifies ten historically powerful beliefs about the relationship between literature, politics, and national ... More


Irish women's writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the cause of liberty

Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Irish women writers entered the international publishing scene in unprecedented numbers in the period between 1878 and 1922. This collection of new essays explores how Irish women, officially ... More


Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Christopher D'Addario and Matthew Augustine (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Texts and Readers in the Age of Marvell offers fresh perspectives from leading and emerging scholars of seventeenth-century British literature, focusing on the surprising ways that texts interacted ... More


John Dos Passos and Cinema

Lisa Nanney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954873
eISBN:
9781789629781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954873.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

John Dos Passos & Cinema, the first study to use the novelist’s little-known writing for the screen to assess the trajectory of his prolific career, explores both how film aesthetics shaped his ... More


The Language of Atoms: Performativity and Politics in Lucretius' De rerum natura

W. H. Shearin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780190202422
eISBN:
9780190202446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202422.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The Language of Atoms argues that ancient Epicurean writing on language offers a theory of performative language. Such a theory describes how languages acts, providing psychic therapy or creating new ... More


“The Spirit of the Rebel Poet”

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction outlines the concept of rebel poetry and the relationship between poetry and the political struggles against colonialism and dictatorship in modern Iraq. It traces the broad contours ... More


The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Kevin M. Jones

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Poetry has long dominated the cultural landscape of modern Iraq, simultaneously representing the literary pinnacle of high culture and giving voice to the popular discourses of mass culture. As the ... More


Poetry of Public Spaces: Mass Politics and New Horizons, 1946–1958

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the era of the poetry of public spaces, when dissident leftist poets participated in massive popular protests and galvanized their audiences with defiant acts of public ... More


Cultural Hegemony: The Politics of Class, Gender, and Nation, 1958–1963

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the collapse of national front politics and the violent cultural conflict that followed the revolution of July 14, 1958. It shows how relatively minor ideological disputes over ... More


Neoclassical Modernity: Poetry, History, and Authenticity, 1876–1914

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter details the engagement of Iraqi poets with the Arab Nahda of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It provides a brief account of the social role of poetry in late Ottoman ... More


Patriots and Traitors: The Cultural Politics of Nationalism, 1932–1945

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues that the rhetoric of “patriotism” and “treason” that dominated nationalist politics evolved in the public poetry surrounding two seminal events in modern Iraqi political history, ... More


Double-Edged Praise: Patronage, Power, and Panegyric, 1920–1932

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the patronage relationships between poets and political elites through the evolution of the panegyric in the colonial state. It looks at how the Hashemite state subsidized ... More


“We Are What Flows through Every Soul and Spirit”

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The conclusion documents the tragic fate of many poets who participated in the anticolonial struggle for national liberation during preceding decades. It documents the experience of torture, ... More


Rebel Poetry: Colonialism and the Poetry of Rebellion, 1914–1920

Kevin M. Jones

in The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503613393
eISBN:
9781503613874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613393.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter uses the concept of rebel poetry to illustrate the utility of anticolonial poetry as a method of public protest and public communication in the aftermath of World War I and the British ... More


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