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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

War and the MindFord Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Ashley Chantler and Rob Hawkes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End, Modernism, and Psychology is a long-overdue examination of Ford’s First World War modernist masterpiece from the point of view of psychology and the ... More

William Morris and the Idea of CommunityRomance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

William Morris and the Idea of Community: Romance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

Anna Vaninskaya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641499
eISBN:
9780748651672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641499.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The great polymath William Morris and his contemporaries and followers — from H. Rider Haggard to H. G. Wells — are the focus of this study, which draws upon a wide array of primary sources, from ... More

Without MasteryReading and Other Forces

Without Mastery: Reading and Other Forces

Sarah Wood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748669974
eISBN:
9781474400985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669974.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Masterful thinking – characterised by belief in what Freud called ‘omnipotence of thoughts’ – has left the Earth in environmental crisis and the university in ruins. This book turns to literature, ... More

Women and the GothicAn Edinburgh Companion

Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Avril Horner and Sue Zlosnik (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748699124
eISBN:
9781474422253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699124.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Women and the Gothic revitalises the long-running debate about women, the Gothic and identity. Containing fourteen original essays by established scholars and emerging critics in the field, it ... More

Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Anna Despotopoulou

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Examining the representation of women in the spaces of the railway in literature and culture of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, this book explores the extraordinary and unprecedented ... More

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