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Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions

Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions

Trish Ferguson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748673247
eISBN:
9780748695256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748673247.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book examines how Thomas Hardy’s role as an acting magistrate and his lifelong interest in the law impacted on his prose fiction. Hardy’s novels and short stories are examined in the context of ... More

Thomas Hardy's Shorter FictionA Critical Study

Thomas Hardy's Shorter Fiction: A Critical Study

Sophie Gilmartin and Rod Mengham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632657
eISBN:
9780748651641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This critical study of Hardy's short stories provides a thorough account of the ruling preoccupations and recurrent writing strategies of his entire corpus, as well as providing detailed readings of ... More

To FollowThe Wake of Jacques Derrida

To Follow: The Wake of Jacques Derrida

Peggy Kamuf

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641543
eISBN:
9780748652136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641543.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book collects ten years of Peggy Kamuf's writing on the work and friendship of Jacques Derrida. The majority of the chapters discuss a key aspect of Derrida's thought, either from a single work ... More

Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning

Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning

Olga Taxidou

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619870
eISBN:
9780748651719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619870.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This reinterpretation of Greek tragedy focuses on the performative – the physical and civic – dimension of tragedy. It challenges the idealist, humanist, and universalist approaches that have ... More

Transatlantic TranscendentalismColeridge, Emerson, and Nature

Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature

Samantha Harvey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748681365
eISBN:
9780748693887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681365.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature is the first book devoted to the most important transatlantic source for Emerson and the development of American Transcendentalism: the ... More

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

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