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The Early Modern Corpse and Shakespeare's Theatre

The Early Modern Corpse and Shakespeare's Theatre

Susan Zimmerman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621033
eISBN:
9780748652198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621033.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book explores the relationship of the public theatre to the question of what constituted the ‘dead’ in early modern English culture within a theoretical framework that makes use of history, ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Mark Thornton Burnett and Adrian Streete

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This reference work explores the place of Shakespeare in relation to cultural processes that take in publishing, exhibiting, performing, reconstructing, and disseminating. The thirty commissioned ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Brian McHale and Randall Stevenson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book presents a new literary history of the twentieth century, setting a new agenda for literary-historical analysis. Far from the usual forced march through the decades, genres and national ... More

Elizabeth BishopLines of Connection

Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection

Linda Anderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748665747
eISBN:
9780748695102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665747.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book explores Elizabeth Bishop's poetry, from her early days at Vassar College to her last great poems in Geography III and the later uncollected poems. Drawing on Bishop's notebooks and ... More

The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

Jarlath Killeen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748690800
eISBN:
9780748697120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Ireland is a strange, but also a frightening, place – or so you are led to believe by popular culture which trades in a now traditional view of Ireland as a site of queer goings on. Recent horror ... More

Empathy and the Psychology of Literary Modernism

Empathy and the Psychology of Literary Modernism

Meghan Marie Hammond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748690985
eISBN:
9781474406376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690985.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Empathy is a cognitive and affective structure of feeling, a bridge across interpersonal distance. Coined in 1909 to combine English “sympathy” and German “Einfühlung,” “empathy” is a specifically ... More

The English AeneidTranslations of Virgil 1555-1646

The English Aeneid: Translations of Virgil 1555-1646

Sheldon Brammall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748699087
eISBN:
9781474412384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699087.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book brings to light a history of English Renaissance Aeneids that has been lost from view. Previous monographs have explored the complete translations by Gavin Douglas (1513) and John Dryden ... More

EnglishnessTwentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Simon Featherstone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book examines the conflicts, dilemmas and contradictions that marked Englishness as the nation changed from an imperial power to a postcolonial state. The chapters deal with travel writing, ... More

The Ethics of WritingAuthorship and Legacy in Plato and Nietzsche

The Ethics of Writing: Authorship and Legacy in Plato and Nietzsche

Sean Burke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618309
eISBN:
9780748652075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618309.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Beginning amidst the tombs of the ‘dead’ God, and the crematoria at Auschwitz, this book confronts Nietzsche's legacy through the lens of Plato. The key question is how authors can protect against ... More

Ethnicity and Cultural AuthorityFrom Arnold to Du Bois

Ethnicity and Cultural Authority: From Arnold to Du Bois

Daniel G. Williams

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622054
eISBN:
9780748651993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622054.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Writing in 1903, W. E. B. Du Bois suggested that the goal for the African American was ‘to be a co-worker in the kingdom of culture’. He was evoking ‘culture’ as a solution to the divisions within ... More

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