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Transatlantic Women's Literature

Transatlantic Women's Literature

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book contributes to the evolving debate surrounding Transatlantic Studies and transatlantic literature. It focuses on twentieth-century women's narratives of travel and adventure, and their ... More

Translation as CollaborationVirginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Claire Davison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book focuses on the considerable but neglected body of works translated by S. S. Koteliansky from 1919–1923 in collaboration with Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield. Close-readings and broad ... More

Transnationalism in PracticeEssays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Paul Giles

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640492
eISBN:
9780748652129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640492.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This title brings together fourteen essays written by Paul Giles between 1994 and 2009 on the subjects of American studies, literature and religion. In an introduction written especially for the ... More

Trauma Fiction

Trauma Fiction

Anne Whitehead

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618576
eISBN:
9780748651726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618576.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The literary potential of trauma is examined in this book, bringing trauma theory and literary texts together to focus on the ways in which contemporary novelists explore the theme of trauma and ... More

Travellers' Tales of WonderChatwin, Naipaul, Sebald

Travellers' Tales of Wonder: Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald

Simon Cooke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748675463
eISBN:
9780748684373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675463.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study challenges a sensibility of disenchantment with travel by exploring wonder in contemporary travel writing. It reassesses travel writing as an aesthetically and ethically innovative form in ... More

The UnexpectedNarrative Temporality and the Philosophy of Surprise

The Unexpected: Narrative Temporality and the Philosophy of Surprise

Mark Currie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748676293
eISBN:
9780748684465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a study of unexpected events in narrative, fiction and life. It explores theoretical writings on the subject of surprise, and its broader context in the philosophy of time, and demonstrates ... More

VeeringA Theory of Literature

Veering: A Theory of Literature

Nicholas Royle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636549
eISBN:
9780748652303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636549.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Contrary to a widespread sense that literature has become increasingly irrelevant to our culture and everyday life, this book traces a strangely compelling ‘literary turn’. Starting with an ... More

Victoriana - Histories, Fictions, Criticism

Victoriana - Histories, Fictions, Criticism

Cora Kaplan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611478
eISBN:
9780748651627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611478.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is a series of astute critical reflections on our enduring fascination with all things Victorian. The author looks at the politics of ‘Victoriana’ from the 1970s to the present, a politics ... More

Virginia WoolfAmbivalent Activist

Virginia Woolf: Ambivalent Activist

Clara Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474401920
eISBN:
9781474418638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book re-reads Woolf’s fiction and non-fiction in light of her examination of the details of Woolf’s involvement with Morley College, the People’s Suffrage Federation, the Women’s Co-operative ... More

Virginia Woolf and Classical MusicPolitics, Aesthetics, Form

Virginia Woolf and Classical Music: Politics, Aesthetics, Form

Emma Sutton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748637874
eISBN:
9780748695270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637874.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This groundbreaking study explores the formative influence of art music on Woolf’s writing, illustrating its importance to Woolf’s creative, social and domestic lives. Discussing all the novels as ... More

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