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Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science

Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science

Mirko Canevaro, Andrew Erskine, Benjamin Gray, and Josiah Ober (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421775
eISBN:
9781474449519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421775.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Social scientists and political theorists have recently come to realize the potential importance of the classical Greek world and its legacy for testing social theories. Meanwhile, some Hellenists ... More

MarmionA Tale of Flodden Field

Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Walter Scott

Ainsley McIntosh (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425193
eISBN:
9781474438711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425193.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Marmion (1808) is the second of Walter Scott’s grand historical narrative poems. Its sixteenth-century romance tale is framed within six conversation poems, each addressed to one of Scott’s friends, ... More

Gertrude Stein's Transmasculinity

Gertrude Stein's Transmasculinity

Chris Coffman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474438094
eISBN:
9781474449694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438094.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

By reading written and visual artefacts of Gertrude Stein’s life, Gertrude Stein’s Transmasculinity reframes earlier scholarship to argue that her gender was transmasculine and that her masculinity ... More

Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425261
eISBN:
9781474449632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425261.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers examines the significance of women’s contribution to genre cinema by highlighting the work of US filmmakers within and outside Hollywood – Kathryn ... More

The Land Agent1700-1920

The Land Agent: 1700-1920

Annie Tindley, Lowri Ann Rees, and Ciarán Reilly (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474438865
eISBN:
9781474449809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438865.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book brings together leading researchers of British and Irish rural history to consider the role of the land agent, or estate manager, in the modern period. Land agents were an influential and ... More

Moving FiguresClass and Feeling in the Films of Jia Zhangke

Moving Figures: Class and Feeling in the Films of Jia Zhangke

Corey Kai Nelson Schultz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421614
eISBN:
9781474449588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421614.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines how the films of the Chinese Sixth Generation filmmaker Jia Zhangke evoke the affective “felt” experience of China’s contemporary social and economic transformations, by examining ... More

The Pre-Raphaelites and OrientalismLanguage and Cognition in Remediations of the East

The Pre-Raphaelites and Orientalism: Language and Cognition in Remediations of the East

Eleonora Sasso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474407168
eISBN:
9781474449670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407168.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The book redefines the task of interpreting the East in the late nineteenth century, weaving together literary, linguistic, and cognitive analyses of Pre-Raphaelite paintings, illustrations and ... More

Seeing God in Sufi Qur'an CommentariesCrossings between This World and the Otherworld

Seeing God in Sufi Qur'an Commentaries: Crossings between This World and the Otherworld

Pieter Coppens

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474435055
eISBN:
9781474449786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435055.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Islamic hereafter is often imagined as a place of corporeal reward or punishment. But what is the place of this corporeal hereafter in the imagination of renunciant mystics who wish to completely ... More

Time and TideThe Feminist and Cultural Politics of a Modern Magazine

Time and Tide: The Feminist and Cultural Politics of a Modern Magazine

Catherine Clay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418188
eISBN:
9781474449700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418188.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book reconstructs the first two decades of the feminist magazine Time and Tide, founded in 1920 by Lady Margaret Rhondda and other women who had been involved in the women’s suffrage movement. ... More

Virginia Woolf and Christian Culture

Virginia Woolf and Christian Culture

Jane de Gay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415637
eISBN:
9781474449687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415637.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This wide-ranging study demonstrates that Woolf, despite her agnostic upbringing, was profoundly interested in, and knowledgeable about, Christianity as a faith and a socio-political movement. Jane ... More

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