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British Modernism and Chinoiserie

British Modernism and Chinoiserie

Anne Witchard (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748690954
eISBN:
9781474422185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690954.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This volume examines the ways in which an intellectual vogue for a mythic China was a constituent element of British Modernism. Traditionally defined as a decorative style that conjured a fanciful ... More

Dark ParadisePacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination

Dark Paradise: Pacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination

Jennifer Fuller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413848
eISBN:
9781474422093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413848.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The discovery of the Pacific islands amplified the qualities of mystery and exoticism already associated with “foreign” islands. Their “savage” peoples, their isolation, and their sheer beauty ... More

Imagining SurveillanceEutopian and Dystopian Literature and Film

Imagining Surveillance: Eutopian and Dystopian Literature and Film

Peter Marks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400190
eISBN:
9781474412339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400190.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Imagining Surveillance provides the first extensive and intensive study of surveillance as depicted and assessed in literature and film. Focusing on the utopian genre (which includes positive ... More

Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism

Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism

Pam Morris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474419130
eISBN:
9781474419154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419130.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The book presents Austen and Woolf as materialists - a wholly new critical and political perspective. In conscious opposition to the growing dominance of idealist ideology in their own times, they ... More

Jean RhysTwenty-First-Century Approaches

Jean Rhys: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Erica Johnson and Patricia Moran (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402194
eISBN:
9781474422260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402194.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Jean Rhys (1890-1979) is the author of five novels and over seventy short stories. The essays collected in Jean Rhys: Twenty-First-Century Approaches demonstrate Rhys’s centrality to modernism and ... More

Kathleen JamieEssays and Poems on Her work

Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Rachel Falconer (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This volume constitutes the first collection of scholarly essays devoted to a sustained critical assessment of the writings of Kathleen Jamie, one of Scotland’s leading contemporary poets. Nationally ... More

The Life of Sir Walter Scott by John MacroneEdited with an Introduction by Daniel Grader

The Life of Sir Walter Scott by John Macrone: Edited with an Introduction by Daniel Grader

Daniel Grader (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748669912
eISBN:
9781474422208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669912.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

John Macrone (1809-1837), Dickens's first publisher, was also Scott's first biographer. His unfinished life of Scott, filled with unique anecdotes and sidelights on the reception of the Waverley ... More

Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical PressBlackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858

Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858

Megan Coyer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405607
eISBN:
9781474405621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the early nineteenth century, Edinburgh was the leading centre of medical education and research in Britain. It also laid claim to a thriving periodical culture. Literature and Medicine in the ... More

Literature of the 1900sThe Great Edwardian Emporium

Literature of the 1900s: The Great Edwardian Emporium

Jonathan Wild

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748635061
eISBN:
9781474419536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635061.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book challenges conventional views of the Edwardian period as either a hangover of Victorianism or a bystander to literary modernism. The text investigates the literary history of the Edwardian ... More

May SinclairRe-Thinking Bodies and Minds

May Sinclair: Re-Thinking Bodies and Minds

Rebecca Bowler and Claire Drewery (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415750
eISBN:
9781474415774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415750.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This monograph brings together the most recent research on Sinclair and re-contextualises her work both within and against dominant Modernist narratives. It explores Sinclair’s negotiations between ... More

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