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Contaminations"Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Contaminations: "Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Michael Mack

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474411363
eISBN:
9781474418577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book enquires into the problem of various oppositions between pure entities such as nature and society, body and mind, science and the arts, subjectivity and objectivity. It examines how works ... More

Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Alan Gibbs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641147
eISBN:
9781474400794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641147.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines the way American writers present the effects of trauma in their work. Trauma has become an important and influential paradigm for reading contemporary American literature. Too ... More

Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Farah Karim-Cooper

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619931
eISBN:
9780748652204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619931.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This study examines how the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries dramatise the cultural preoccupation with cosmetics. The author analyses contemporary tracts that address the then-contentious ... More

The Cosmopolitan Novel

The Cosmopolitan Novel

Berthold Schoene

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638154
eISBN:
9780748651795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638154.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

While the novel has traditionally been seen as tracking the development of the nation state, the author of this book queries whether globalisation might currently be prompting the emergence of a new ... More

Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century IranVolume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes

Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes

L. Marlow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748696901
eISBN:
9781474422215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This two-volume work represents a textual and contextual study of an early Arabic mirror for princes, the book known as Naṣīḥat al-mulūk (‘Counsel for Kings’) and attributed to the jurist and ... More

Creative InvolutionBergson, Beckett, Deleuze

Creative Involution: Bergson, Beckett, Deleuze

S. E. Gontarski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697328
eISBN:
9781474416016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697328.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book focuses on a philosophical trajectory that not only had a profound impact on critical thought of the twentieth and now twenty-first centuries, but on cosmopolitan, contemporary culture more ... More

Cultural Authority in the Age of WhitmanA Transatlantic Perspective

Cultural Authority in the Age of Whitman: A Transatlantic Perspective

Gunter Leypoldt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635740
eISBN:
9780748651658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635740.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book deals with narratives of cultural legitimation in nineteenth-century US literature, in a transatlantic context. Exploring how literary professionalism shapes romantic and modern cultural ... More

The Cultural Work of EmpireThe Seven Years' War and the Imagining of the Shandean State

The Cultural Work of Empire: The Seven Years' War and the Imagining of the Shandean State

Carol Watts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625642
eISBN:
9780748671717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625642.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book argues that the Seven Years' War (1756–63) produced an intense historical consciousness within British cultural life regarding the boundaries of belonging to community, family and nation. ... More

The Dandy in Irish and American Southern FictionAristocratic Drag

The Dandy in Irish and American Southern Fiction: Aristocratic Drag

Ellen Crowell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625482
eISBN:
9780748652051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625482.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book identifies and interprets the longstanding ideological and aesthetic dialogue between the literary imaginations of Anglo-Ireland and the Anglo-American South. It offers a rich comparative ... More

Dark ParadisePacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination

Dark Paradise: Pacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination

Jennifer Fuller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413848
eISBN:
9781474422093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413848.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The discovery of the Pacific islands amplified the qualities of mystery and exoticism already associated with “foreign” islands. Their “savage” peoples, their isolation, and their sheer beauty ... More

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