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British Children's Fiction in the Second World War

British Children's Fiction in the Second World War

Owen Dudley Edwards

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616510
eISBN:
9780748653621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616510.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This is a broad-ranging discussion of wartime children's literature and its effects. What children read in the Second World War had an immense effect on how they came of age as they faced the new ... More

Democracy, Law and the Modernist Avant-GardesWriting in the State of Exception

Democracy, Law and the Modernist Avant-Gardes: Writing in the State of Exception

Sascha Bru

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639250
eISBN:
9780748651931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639250.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book looks at the ties between European modernism and democracy in a cross-cultural manner. Focusing on the continental avant-gardes of the nineteen-tens and twenties, it fundamentally revises ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Brian McHale and Randall Stevenson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book presents a new literary history of the twentieth century, setting a new agenda for literary-historical analysis. Far from the usual forced march through the decades, genres and national ... More

Empathy and the Psychology of Literary Modernism

Empathy and the Psychology of Literary Modernism

Meghan Marie Hammond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748690985
eISBN:
9781474406376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690985.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Empathy is a cognitive and affective structure of feeling, a bridge across interpersonal distance. Coined in 1909 to combine English “sympathy” and German “Einfühlung,” “empathy” is a specifically ... More

Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Barbara Straumann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636464
eISBN:
9780748651894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This comparative study of Alfred Hitchcock and Vladimir Nabokov makes an important contribution to cultural analysis by opening up the work of two canonical authors to issues of exile and migration. ... More

Gandhi's InterpreterA Life of Horace Alexander

Gandhi's Interpreter: A Life of Horace Alexander

Geoffrey Carnall and Philippa Gregory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640454
eISBN:
9780748651948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Horace Alexander was an English Quaker who played a significant part in relations between Indian nationalist leaders and the British Government in the years before the transfer of power in 1947. He ... More

Haptic ModernismTouch and the Tactile in Modernist Writing

Haptic Modernism: Touch and the Tactile in Modernist Writing

Abbie Garrington

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748641741
eISBN:
9780748689118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641741.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Haptic Modernism offers the first substantial account of the representation of the haptic sense modality in literature of the modernist period. That modality combines touch, kinaesthesis (the body’s ... More

Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Katy Masuga

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641185
eISBN:
9780748651986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641185.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Identifying six significant writers – Whitman, Dostoevsky, Rimbaud, Lewis Carroll, Proust and D. H. Lawrence – this book explores their influence on Henry Miller's work as well as Miller's ... More

IntermodernismLiterary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Intermodernism: Literary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Kristin Bluemel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635092
eISBN:
9780748651924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This collection of original critical chapters launches a long-term project marking out a new period and style in twentieth-century literary history. It covers the fiction, memoirs, criticism and ... More

Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Helen Southworth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Combining literary criticism, book history, biography and sociology, this book weaves together the stories of the lesser known authors, artists and press workers with the canonical names linked to ... More

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