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Writing the Radio WarLiterature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Ian Whittington

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Writing the Radio War positions the Second World War as a critical moment in the history of cultural mediation in Britain. Through chapters focusing on the ‘broadbrow’ radicalism of J.B. Priestley, ... More

Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Patricia Moran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418218
eISBN:
9781474444996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Misdiagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia instead of what was bipolar or manic-depressive illness, Antonia White turned repeatedly to psychoanalysis and Catholicism to resolve the emotional ... More

Sentencing OrlandoVirginia Woolf and the Morphology of the Modernist Sentence

Sentencing Orlando: Virginia Woolf and the Morphology of the Modernist Sentence

Elsa Högberg and Amy Bromley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414609
eISBN:
9781474444989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414609.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

If the line is the privileged semantic unit in verse, we could ask whether the sentence plays the same role in prose. This possibility holds particular relevance for Virginia Woolf’s Orlando: A ... More

Beckett's BreathAnti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Beckett's Breath: Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Sozita Goudouna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421645
eISBN:
9781474444927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Samuel Beckett, one of the most prominent playwrights of the twentieth century, wrote a thirty-second playlet for the stage that does not include actors, text, characters or drama but only stage ... More

Suffragist Artists in PartnershipGender, Word and Image

Suffragist Artists in Partnership: Gender, Word and Image

Lucy Ella Rose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421454
eISBN:
9781474444934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores the interconnected creative partnerships of the Wattses and the De Morgans: Victorian artists, writers and suffragists. The couples were close friends and collaborators. The study ... More

Modernism and the Theatre of the Baroque

Modernism and the Theatre of the Baroque

Kate Armond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419628
eISBN:
9781474444910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419628.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Did you know that seventeenth-century philosophy influenced dance theory and evolutionary science during the modernist period? Or that in England, Italy and Germany the term ‘baroque’ was used almost ... More

Hieroglyphic ModernismsWriting and New Media in the Twentieth Century

Hieroglyphic Modernisms: Writing and New Media in the Twentieth Century

Jesse Schotter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424776
eISBN:
9781474445009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424776.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the British Museum, one object attracts more tourists than any other: the Rosetta Stone. The decipherment of the Stone by Jean-François Champollion and the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in ... More

On the Margins of ModernismXu Xu, Wumingshi and Popular Chinese Literature in the 1940s

On the Margins of Modernism: Xu Xu, Wumingshi and Popular Chinese Literature in the 1940s

Christopher Rosenmeier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748696369
eISBN:
9781474434805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696369.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Xu Xu and Wumingshi were among the most widely read authors in China during and after the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945). Despite being an integral part of the Chinese literary scene, their ... More

Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers

Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers

Vike Martina Plock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474427418
eISBN:
9781474434607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427418.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

An unprecedented sartorial revolution occurred at the beginning of the twentieth century when the tight-laced silhouettes of Victorian women gave way to the figure of the Flapper. Modernism, Fashion ... More

Irish Drama and the Other RevolutionsPlaywrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Irish Drama and the Other Revolutions: Playwrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Susan Cannon Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424462
eISBN:
9781474434546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The first modern Irish playwrights emerged in London in the 1890s, at the intersection of a rising international socialist movement and a new campaign for gender equality and sexual freedom. Irish ... More

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