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Beckett's ThingPainting and Theatre

Beckett's Thing: Painting and Theatre

David Lloyd

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415729
eISBN:
9781474426831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415729.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Samuel Beckett was deeply engaged with the visual arts and individual painters, including Jack B. Yeats, Bram van Velde, and Avigdor Arikha. The book explores what Beckett saw in their paintings that ... More

Undead ApocalypseVampires and Zombies in the 21st Century

Undead Apocalypse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century

Stacey Abbott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694907
eISBN:
9781474426725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694907.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Twenty-first century film and television is overwhelmed with images of the undead. Vampires and zombies have often been seen as oppositional: one alluring, the other repellent; one seductive, the ... More

Sensational InternationalismThe Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

J. Michelle Coghlan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In refocusing attention on the Paris Commune as a key event in American political and cultural memory, Sensational Internationalism radically changes our understanding of the relationship between ... More

Metadrama and the Informer in Shakespeare and Jonson

Metadrama and the Informer in Shakespeare and Jonson

Bill Angus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415118
eISBN:
9781474426886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book explores the metadramatic plays and devices of Shakespeare and Jonson and finds at the core of their metadrama some disturbing connections, and even an uneasy sense of common practice, ... More

Indie ReframedWomen's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema

Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema

Linda Badley, Claire Perkins, Michele Schreiber, and Michele Schreiber (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403924
eISBN:
9781474426756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403924.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With the consolidation of ‘indie’ culture in the twenty-first century, female filmmakers face an increasingly indifferent climate. Within this sector, women work across all aspects of writing, ... More

Shakespeare's Fugitive Politics

Shakespeare's Fugitive Politics

Thomas P. Anderson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697342
eISBN:
9781474426893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697342.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare’s Fugitive Politics makes the case that Shakespeare’s plays reveal there is always something more terrifying to the king than rebellion. The book seeks to move beyond the presumption that ... More

Regime Change in Contemporary TurkeyPolitics, Rights, Mimesis

Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Necati Polat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book explores the transformation of Turkey’s political regime from 2002 under the AKP rule. Turkey has been through a series of major political shifts historically, roughly from the mid-19th ... More

The Many Voices of Lydia DavisTranslation, Rewriting, Intertextuality

The Many Voices of Lydia Davis: Translation, Rewriting, Intertextuality

Jonathan Evans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400176
eISBN:
9781474426909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Many Voices of Lydia Davis shows how translation, rewriting and intertextuality are central to the work of Lydia Davis, a major American writer, translator and essayist. Winner of the Man Booker ... More

The Lyric Poem and AestheticismForms of Modernity

The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity

Marion Thain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415668
eISBN:
9781474426855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415668.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book analyses the remaking of lyric poetry in Victorian modernity, challenging and transforming existing narratives of the modern formation of the ‘lyric’ genre through engagement with a body of ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Clare Hanson, Gerri Kimber, and W. Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Like many modernist writers, Katherine Mansfield was resistant to what she called the ‘“mushroom growth” of cheap psychoanalysis’, while at the same time she acknowledged the mutual imbrication of ... More

Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa

Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa

Roman Loimeier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695430
eISBN:
9781474427050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695430.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Based on twelve case studies (Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and the Comoros), this books provides the first comprehensive analysis of Muslim ... More

Narrative and Becoming

Narrative and Becoming

Ridvan Askin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474414562
eISBN:
9781474426947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414562.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

What is narrative? Ridvan Askin answers this question by bringing together aesthetics, contemporary North American fiction, Gilles Deleuze, narrative theory and the recent speculative turn. Through ... More

Masculinities on ClydesideMen in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Alison Chand

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474409360
eISBN:
9781474427111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409360.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Masculinities on Clydeside explores the experiences of civilian men on Clydeside during the Second World War. The book principally uses oral history interviews as source materials and understands ... More

DrivetimeLiterary Excursions in Automotive Consciousness

Drivetime: Literary Excursions in Automotive Consciousness

Lynne Pearce

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748690848
eISBN:
9781474426817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690848.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What sorts of things do we think about when we’re driving – or being driven – in a car? Drivetime seeks to answer this question by drawing upon a rich archive of British and American texts from ‘the ... More

Democratisation in the Maghreb

Democratisation in the Maghreb

J.N.C. Hill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408974
eISBN:
9781474427067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408974.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book offers fresh insight into the recent political development and contrasting experiences of four Maghreb countries: Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania. The Arab Spring affected them in ... More

An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire

An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire

Jamel A. Velji

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748690886
eISBN:
9781474427104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690886.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Fatimids’ apocalyptic vision of their central place in an imminent utopia played a critical role in transfiguring the intellectual and political terrains of North Africa in the early tenth ... More

The New Russian Nationalism"Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

The New Russian Nationalism: "Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

Pål Kolstø and Helge Blakkisrud (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410427
eISBN:
9781474418751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410427.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Nationalism is featuring increasingly in Russian society and public discourse; not least as a reaction to what many Russians see as the uncontrolled influx of labour migrants from the Caucasus and ... More

The Near WestMedieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Allen Fromherz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells stories of interaction, conflict, and common exchange between Berbers, Arabs, Latins, Muslims, Christians, and Jews in North Africa and Latin Europe. Examining shared commerce, ... More

Illness as Many Narratives"Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Stella Bolaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Illness narratives have become a cultural phenomenon in the Western world but their analysis continues to be framed by the context of biomedicine, the doctor-patient encounter and the demands of ... More

A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

Peter M. R. Stirk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748675999
eISBN:
9781474418676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This is the first comprehensive comparative historical survey of military occupation from 1792 to 1914. Then as now military occupation engendered great passion, testing loyalty to community, ... More

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