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Bialik and the Sephardim: The Ethnic Encoding of Modern Hebrew Literature

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reexamines the history and indeed the idea of Modern Hebrew literature through the tension between its dominant narrative, associated with Ashkenazi Jews, and the suppressed perspectives ... More


Exchanging Words: Arabic Writing in Israel and the Poetics of Misunderstanding

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter juxtaposes the Arabic prose fiction of the Palestinian Israeli writer Emile Habiby (1922–1996) and the Iraqi Jewish writer Samir Naqqash (1938–2004). Habiby was a major figure in the ... More


Introduction: Mechanical Recording and the Modern Arts

Michael North

in Camera Works: Photography and the Twentieth-Century Word

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173567
eISBN:
9780199787906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173567.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Recording methods such as photography seemed to offer a new and more immediate method of transcribing sense impressions. They seemed to constitute a new and better form of writing. This introductory ... More


Camera Work: The Hieroglyphics of the New Photography

Michael North

in Camera Works: Photography and the Twentieth-Century Word

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173567
eISBN:
9780199787906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173567.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter is concerned with the role of Alfred Stieglitz and his magazine Camera Work in forging a connection between modern art, modern literature, and photography. It argues that Camera Work ... More


Conclusion

Debbie Pinfold

in The Child’s View of the Third Reich in German Literature: The Eye Among the Blind

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245659
eISBN:
9780191697487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245659.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the extent in which the German preoccupation with the child is embedded in the deeper artistic and moral concerns of post-war German literature. The interest in the childlike ... More


Cambridge Renaissance (1825–1833)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092677
eISBN:
9780199854264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092677.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the life and education of Margaret Fuller in Cambridge, Massachusetts, during the period from 1825 to 1833. Fuller went to Harvard University and was culturally influenced by ... More


Introduction: Female Fury and the Masculine Spirit of Vengeance

Lesel Dawson

in Revenge and Gender in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414098
eISBN:
9781474449502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414098.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines revenge narratives in relation to gender, asking whether depictions of vengeance reinforce conservative gender roles, interrogate the ‘masculine’ values that society prizes, or ... More


Camera Works: Photography and the Twentieth-Century Word

Michael North

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173567
eISBN:
9780199787906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173567.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book discusses the impact of mechanical recording on modern art and literature. Recording media, including photography and film, seemed to offer entirely new means of representation, neither ... More


The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Chana Kronfeld

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) was the foremost Israeli poet of the 20th century and an internationally influential literary figure. The Full Severity of Compassion is a modular retrospective of ... More


Introduction: The ‘Exotic’ and the Geographical Imagination in Modern German Literature

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in Exotic Spaces in German Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604128
eISBN:
9780191729362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604128.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introductory chapter describes the exotic within the context of the geographical imagination in modern German literature. The notion of the ‘exotic’ is defined as a relational and mobile concept, ... More


The Modern Classic

Christopher Prendergast

in The Classic: Sainte-Beuve and the Nineteenth-Century Culture Wars

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215850
eISBN:
9780191706912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215850.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The usefulness for Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve of the peculiar analogy that he occasionally drew between the critic and the doctor lay primarily in justifying an approach to the literature of his ... More


Crime or Punishment?

David Der-wei Wang

in The Monster That Is History: History, Violence, and Fictional Writing in Twentieth-Century China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231405
eISBN:
9780520937246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231405.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the dialectic of justice in order to understand violence and its representation in Chinese literature. It describes how a forensic discourse has arisen and evolved in modern ... More


Invention and Intervention: The Making of a Female Tradition in Modern Chinese Literature

Lydia H. Liu

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

By analyzing the female tradition in modern Chinese literature, this chapter brings to attention the number of interesting claims put forth by women critics in post-Mao China. To many of the women ... More


The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Howard Marchitello

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The reassessment of the ‘two cultures’ of art and science has been one of the most urgent areas of research in literary and historical studies over the last fifteen years. The early modern period is ... More


Egypt

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The beginnings of modern Arabic literature in Egypt can be traced back to the era of Muhammad 'Ali, who took several measures to establish the foundations of the modern state. Muhammad 'Ali sent his ... More


George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

Timothy C Baker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638123
eISBN:
9780748651788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

George Mackay Brown has long been recognised as one of the most original and important Scottish writers of the twentieth century. This book offers a comprehensive account of Brown's work from a ... More


Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Roger Allen and Robin Ostle (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is devoted to the life and academic legacy of Mustafa Badawi who transformed the study of modern Arabic literature in the second half of the twentieth century. Prior to the 1960s the study ... More


Introduction

Roger Allen and Robin Ostle

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is about the life and academic legacy of Mustafa Badawi, who may be regarded as the father of the study of modern Arabic literature in the United Kingdom and the United States based on the ... More


Introduction: The Hindi Public Sphere

Francesca Orsini

in The Hindi Public Sphere 1920–1940: Language and Literature in the Age of Nationalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062202
eISBN:
9780199081431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062202.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Between 1920 and 1940, Hindi emerged as the national language of India. Among Hindi intellectuals, the terms rāṣṭra and jāti were used to refer to ‘nation’ in a political sense and to indicate a ... More


Why Bergson Laughs

Con Coroneos

in Space, Conrad, and Modernity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187363
eISBN:
9780191674716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187363.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter examines the tragedy and comedy on the part of Joseph Conrad's work of fiction Lord Jim where the protagonist jumped from his ship in panic after it hits an unknown object in the water. ... More


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