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AnimalitiesLiterary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Michael Lundblad (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Representations of animality continue to proliferate in various kinds of literary and cultural texts. This pioneering volume explores the critical interface between animal studies and animality ... More

Chaste ValueEconomic Crisis, Female Chastity and the Production of Social Difference on Shakespeare's Stage

Chaste Value: Economic Crisis, Female Chastity and the Production of Social Difference on Shakespeare's Stage

Katherine Gillen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417716
eISBN:
9781474434539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417716.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chaste Value reassesses chastity’s significance in early modern drama, arguing that presentations of chastity inform the stage’s production of early capitalist subjectivity and social difference. ... More

Cheap ModernismExpanding Markets, Publishers' Series and the Avant-Garde

Cheap Modernism: Expanding Markets, Publishers' Series and the Avant-Garde

Lise Jaillant

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417242
eISBN:
9781474434560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Cheap Modernism is the first sustained account of cheap series of reprints that transformed literary modernism from a little-read movement into a mainstream phenomenon – in Britain, Continental ... More

Coleridge: Lectures on Shakespeare (1811-1819)

Coleridge: Lectures on Shakespeare (1811-1819)

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Adam Roberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474413787
eISBN:
9781474426879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413787.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book comprises a freshly composed edition of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 1811–12 Lectures on Shakespeare and Milton and 1818–19 Lectures on Shakespeare. Coleridge is a foundational figure in ... More

Creative InvolutionBergson, Beckett, Deleuze

Creative Involution: Bergson, Beckett, Deleuze

S. E. Gontarski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697328
eISBN:
9781474416016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697328.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book focuses on a philosophical trajectory that not only had a profound impact on critical thought of the twentieth and now twenty-first centuries, but on cosmopolitan, contemporary culture more ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton, Jennifer Richards, Anne Whitehead, and Angela Woods (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The medical humanities, we claim, names a series of intersections, exchanges and entanglements between the biomedical sciences, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences. The Edinburgh ... More

Espionage and ExileFascism and Anti-Fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film

Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-Fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film

Phyllis Lassner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401104
eISBN:
9781474426848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401104.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Espionage and Exile demonstrates that from the 1930s through the Cold War, British Writers Eric Ambler, Helen MacInnes, Ann Bridge, Pamela Frankau, John le Carré and filmmaker Leslie Howard combined ... More

Gender, Technology and the New Woman

Gender, Technology and the New Woman

Lena Wånggren

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416269
eISBN:
9781474434645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416269.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines late nineteenth-century feminism in relation to technologies of the time, marking the crucial role of technology in social and literary struggles for equality. The New Woman, the ... 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

Is Shylock Jewish?Citing Scripture and the Moral Agency of Shakespeare's Jews

Is Shylock Jewish?: Citing Scripture and the Moral Agency of Shakespeare's Jews

Sara Coodin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474418386
eISBN:
9781474434492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418386.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

What happens when we consider Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Veniceas a play with ‘real’ Jewish characters who are not mere ciphers for anti-Semitic Elizabethan stereotypes? Is Shylock Jewish studies ... More

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