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With His ‘Mind-Guided Camera’: J. M. Synge, J. J. Clarke, and the Visual Politics of Edwardian Street Photography

Justin Carville

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines John Millington Synge’s use of photography in late Victorian and Edwardian Ireland. Drawing on the writings of Georg Simmel and Walter Benjamin, the chapter discusses Synge’s ... More


Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Brian Cliff and Nicholas Grene (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

J. M. Synge’s dramatic career, from his first plays in 1902 to his premature death in 1909, almost exactly coincided with the years of Edward VII’s reign. Those years have long been studied in a ... More


Introduction

David Arnold

in Everyday Technology: Machines and the Making of India's Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922027
eISBN:
9780226922034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922034.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is a study of small-scale technology in India between the 1880s and the 1960s. It discusses how and why machines come into general use, who used them, who owned them, and who made them ... More


Berlin

Andrew Thacker

in Modernism, Space and the City: Outsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748633470
eISBN:
9781474459754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633470.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses how modernism in Berlin vacillates between utopian and dystopian modes and moods from the end of the nineteenth century to the conclusion of the Weimar years in 1933. It argues ... More


Department of Decadence: Sex, Cars and Money

Jonathan Wild

in Literature of the 1900s: The Great Edwardian Emporium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748635061
eISBN:
9781474419536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635061.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter investigate Edwardian modernity via three areas which epitomised this quality for many readers of the day: sex, cars, and money. Investigations into the first of these categories reveal ... More


Retrofutures and Petrofutures: Oil, Scarcity, Limit

Gerry Canavan

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0017
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses historical efforts to grapple with the inescapable transience of oil. Focusing on a series of twentieth-century science-fiction novels, it charts the development of two ... More


Imagining Angels on the Gulf

Ruth Salvaggio

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0020
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter theorizes a new mode of resonant imagery that might inspire imaginative engagements with the hidden social and ecological histories of oil extraction and spur the formation of a new sort ... More


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