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Parables for Our Time?

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Considers the motivations underlying the widespread efforts in biblical scholarship to find similarities between the parables of Jesus and twentieth‐century literature. Oldenhage's focus is on the ... More


Bataille, Klossowski, Blanchot: Writing at the Limit

Leslie Hill

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198159711
eISBN:
9780191716065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159711.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What happens when philosophy and literature meet? What is at stake when the text of a so-called single author begins to speak in two languages, now the language of theoretical reflexion, now the ... More


Comedy, Play, and “The Horrors of This Century”

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Develops a post‐Holocaust reading of John Dominic Crossan's book Raid on the Articule, published in 1976. Oldenhage attends to the ways in which allusive references to the Holocaust continue to ... More


The existential drinker

Steven Earnshaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719099618
eISBN:
9781526141934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099618.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Drinking to excess has been a striking problem for industrial and post-industrial societies – who is responsible when a ‘free’ individual opts for a slow suicide? The causes of such drinking have ... More


Coda: Re-Creating a Classic

Regina Galasso

in Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Coda identifies other translational phenomena related to writing New York that cover the latter part of the twentieth century to the present. More specifically, it highlights the presence of ... More


The Doctor Faustus Dossier: Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

E. Randol Schoenberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520296824
eISBN:
9780520969155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296824.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Arnold Schoenberg and Thomas Mann, two towering figures of twentieth-century music and literature, both found refuge in the German-exile community in Los Angeles during the Nazi era. This complete ... More


The twentieth century: towards the absurd

Neil Cornwell

in The Absurd in Literature

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074097
eISBN:
9781781700969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074097.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the absurdist tendencies in twentieth-century literature, noting that prose fiction had its own proto-absurdist moments, which can be seen in the works of Peter Conrad and Henry ... 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


Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Jonathan Ellis (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This is the first book to look at poets’ letters as an art form. Fifteen enlightening chapters by leading international biographers, critics and poets examine letter writing among poets in the last ... More


Coda: 11 September 2001, New York: Two Y2Ks

Brian McHale and Randall Stevenso

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This concluding chapter tries to determine how a century ends, showing that 9/11 and Y2K present two different end-points and thresholds, one anticipated and artificial, and the other unanticipated. ... More


Writing for The New Yorker: Critical Essays on an American Periodical

Fiona Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682492
eISBN:
9781474422109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682492.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book is a collection of essays on an iconic American periodical, providing new insights into twentieth-century literary culture. The book reads across and between The New Yorker departments, ... More


Sacrifice and Modern War Literature: The Battle of Waterloo to the War on Terror

Alex Houen and Jan-Melissa Schramm (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806516
eISBN:
9780191844126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806516.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Sacrifice and Modern War Literature is the first book to explore how writers from the early nineteenth century to the present have addressed the intimacy of sacrifice and war. It has been common for ... More


Placeless People: Writings, Rights, and Refugees

Lyndsey Stonebridge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198797005
eISBN:
9780191838637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The twentieth century bore witness to the creation of a new class of person: the placeless people; those who cross frontiers and fall out of nation states; the refugees; the stateless; the rightless. ... More


In and Out of Sight: Modernist Writing and the Photographic Unseen

Alix Beeston

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690168
eISBN:
9780190690199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690168.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book reappraises the connections between modernist writing and photography in the light of new work in visual culture studies that emphasizes the interplay between still and moving images. ... More


The Broken Voice: Reading Post-Holocaust Literature

Robert Eaglestone

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198778363
eISBN:
9780191823800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

‘Which writer today is not a writer of the Holocaust?’ asked the late Imre Kertész, Hungarian survivor and novelist, in his Nobel acceptance speech: ‘one does not have to choose the Holocaust as ... More


“The Tam-Tam of Drums from the West”: Shifting Representations of Haiti in the Later Work of Aída Cartagena Portalatín

Elizabeth C. Russ

in Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400387
eISBN:
9781683400653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400387.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 argues that although Haiti's presence is relatively absent in much of Aída Cartagena Portalatín’s work, when Haiti is visible, it signals an important transformation in Cartagena's thinking ... More


Introduction: Things Normally Unseen

Alix Beeston

in In and Out of Sight: Modernist Writing and the Photographic Unseen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690168
eISBN:
9780190690199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690168.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Drawing on new work in the still–moving field, which offers an affirmative critique of the exchanges between the photographic and cinematographic image, this Introduction overhauls received ... More


Spatial Poetics: Second Generation New York School Poetry

Yasmine Shamma

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808725
eISBN:
9780191846458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808725.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Emphatically coming after the enthusiastic, dexterous, and avant-garde First Generation New York School poets, the Second Generation New York School poets Ted Berrigan, Alice Notley, Ron Padgett, and ... More


The Making of Modern Hindi: Literary Authority in Colonial North India

Sujata S. Mody

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489091
eISBN:
9780199093922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489091.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Making of Modern Hindi examines the politics and processes of making Hindi modern at a formative moment in India’s history, when British imperialism was at its peak and anti-colonial sentiments ... More


Subculture and the South

Anne McKnight

in Nakagami, Japan: Buraku and the Writing of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672851
eISBN:
9781452947327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672851.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on subculture, beginning with a discussion of why it is being rejected by critics and writers of fine fiction. Meanwhile, the subculture critics assert its new domain by drawing ... More


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