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Introduction: ‘No Region for Tourists and Women’

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about transatlantic literature and women's narratives of travel and adventure. This book analyses several examples of relevant ... More


Transatlantic Women's Literature

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book contributes to the evolving debate surrounding Transatlantic Studies and transatlantic literature. It focuses on twentieth-century women's narratives of travel and adventure, and their ... More


Conclusion

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on transatlantic literature and women's narratives of travel and adventure. It suggests that fictional travel narratives, like their ... More


Cross-Dressing and Transnational Space: Isabel Allende's Daughter of Fortune

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the issue of transnational space in Isabel Allende's 1999 novel Daughter of Fortune, explaining that this novel engaged with a range of journeys across and between continents ... More


Reading Machines in the Modernist Transatlantic: Avant-Gardes, Technology and the Everyday

Eric B. White

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474441490
eISBN:
9781474490856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441490.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Reading Machines in the Modernist Transatlantic provides a new account of aesthetic and technological innovation, from the Machine Age to the Information Age. Drawing on a wealth of archival ... More


Five Words: Critical Semantics in the Age of Shakespeare and Cervantes

Roland Greene

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226000633
eISBN:
9780226000770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226000770.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Blood. Invention. Language. Resistance. World. Five ordinary words that do a great deal of conceptual work in everyday life and literature. This experiment in critical semantics considers how these ... More


The Many Voices of Lydia Davis: Translation, Rewriting, Intertextuality

Jonathan Evans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400176
eISBN:
9781474426909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Many Voices of Lydia Davis shows how translation, rewriting and intertextuality are central to the work of Lydia Davis, a major American writer, translator and essayist. Winner of the Man Booker ... More


Hispanisms in the Works of Pedro Henríquez Ureña

Vicente Cervera Salinas

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0034
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this article the author looks at the concept of Hispanism in the work of the Dominican writer Pedro Henríquez Ureña. Spain was present in Henríquez Ureña´s personal, humanistic, philological and ... More


Containing Multitudes: Walt Whitman and the British Literary Tradition

Gary Schmidgall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199374410
eISBN:
9780199374434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374410.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This study explores Walt Whitman’s contradictory response to and embrace of several great prior British poets: Shakespeare, Milton, Burns, Blake, and Wordworth (with shorter essays on Scott, Carlyle, ... More


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