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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 (eds)

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


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


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


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