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Virginia Woolf and the Materiality of TheorySex, Animal, Life

Virginia Woolf and the Materiality of Theory: Sex, Animal, Life

Derek Ryan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676439
eISBN:
9780748684359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

How does Virginia Woolf conceptualise the material world? In what ways has Woolf’s modernism affected understandings of materiality, and what new perspectives does she offer contemporary theoretical ... More

Virginia Woolf and the Politics of Language

Virginia Woolf and the Politics of Language

Judith Allen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636754
eISBN:
9780748651962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636754.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the context of today's significant struggles with ‘fundamentalisms’, media consolidation and the stifling of dissent, this book's close readings of Woolf's writings focus on their relevance to our ... More

Virginia Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity

Virginia Woolf, Fashion and Literary Modernity

R. S. Koppen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638727
eISBN:
9780748651917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638727.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book places Woolf's writing in the context of sartorial practice from the Victorian period to the 1930s, and theories of dress and fashion from Thomas Carlyle to Walter Benjamin, Wyndham Lewis ... More

Virginia Woolf's Novels and the Literary Past

Virginia Woolf's Novels and the Literary Past

Jane de Gay

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623495
eISBN:
9780748651849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623495.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores Virginia Woolf's preoccupation with the literary past and its profound impact on the content and structure of her novels. It analyses Woolf's reading and writing practices via her ... More

Volleys of HumanityEssays 1972-2009

Volleys of Humanity: Essays 1972-2009

Helene Cixous and Eric Prenowitz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639038
eISBN:
9780748653638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book contains a selection of fifteen important yet previously untranslated and unpublished pieces from Hélène Cixous, one of the most famous and influential French theorists. Spanning nearly 40 ... More

W. G. Sebald - Image, Archive, Modernity

W. G. Sebald - Image, Archive, Modernity

J .J. Long

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633876
eISBN:
9780748651757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

W. G. Sebald is widely acknowledged as one of the most significant writers to have emerged onto the global literary scene in recent decades, and is frequently mentioned in the same breath as Nabokov, ... More

Walter PaterIndividualism and Aesthetic Philosophy

Walter Pater: Individualism and Aesthetic Philosophy

Kate Hext

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748646258
eISBN:
9780748693849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Walter Pater: Individualism and Aesthetic Philosophy combines close readings with cultural and intellectual history and biography to reconsider individualism and philosophical thought in the ... More

Walter Scott and Modernity

Walter Scott and Modernity

Andrew Lincoln

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book argues that, far from turning away from modernity to indulge a nostalgic vision of the past, Scott uses the past as a means of exploring key problems in the modern world. This study ... More

Walter Scott and the Limits of Language

Walter Scott and the Limits of Language

Alison Lumsden

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641536
eISBN:
9780748651610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641536.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Walter Scott's startlingly contemporary approach to theories of language and the creative impact of this on his work are explored in this new study, which examines the linguistic diversity and ... More

War and Nation in the Theatre of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

War and Nation in the Theatre of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Simon Barker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627653
eISBN:
9780748652228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627653.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This study explores the way that warfare is represented in the theatre of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. It contrasts the Tudor and Stuart prose that called for the establishment of a standing ... More

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