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Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture

Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture

Michele Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623853
eISBN:
9780748651634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book, a sustained reading of Henry James's and Oscar Wilde's relationship, reveals why the antagonisms between these authors are symptomatic of the cultural oppositions within Aestheticism ... More

Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Katy Masuga

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641185
eISBN:
9780748651986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641185.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Identifying six significant writers – Whitman, Dostoevsky, Rimbaud, Lewis Carroll, Proust and D. H. Lawrence – this book explores their influence on Henry Miller's work as well as Miller's ... More

Hikayat Abi al-QasimA Literary Banquet

Hikayat Abi al-Qasim: A Literary Banquet

Emily Selove

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402316
eISBN:
9781474418782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402316.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

ḤikāyatAbī al-Qāsim, probably written in the 11th century by the otherwise unknown al-Azdi, tells the story of a gate-crasher from Baghdad named Abu l-Qasim, who shows up uninvited at a party in ... More

Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry and Politics of PlaceImagining a Scottish Republic

Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry and Politics of Place: Imagining a Scottish Republic

Scott Lyall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623341
eISBN:
9780748652167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623341.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The only book on Hugh MacDiarmid currently in print, this study gives unique focus to the politics of one of modern Scotland’s major cultural figures. By examining at length those places in Scotland ... More

Ideology, Rhetoric, AestheticsFor de Man

Ideology, Rhetoric, Aesthetics: For de Man

Andrzej Warminski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748681266
eISBN:
9780748693764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681266.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume explicates Paul de Man's late project of a critique of aesthetic ideology and attempts to extend it in ways productive for critical thought. After a reading of de Man's work in all its ... More

Illness as Many Narratives"Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Stella Bolaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Illness narratives have become a cultural phenomenon in the Western world but their analysis continues to be framed by the context of biomedicine, the doctor-patient encounter and the demands of ... More

Imagining SurveillanceEutopian and Dystopian Literature and Film

Imagining Surveillance: Eutopian and Dystopian Literature and Film

Peter Marks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400190
eISBN:
9781474412339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400190.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Imagining Surveillance provides the first extensive and intensive study of surveillance as depicted and assessed in literature and film. Focusing on the utopian genre (which includes positive ... More

In Lady Audley's ShadowMary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian Literary Genres

In Lady Audley's Shadow: Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian Literary Genres

Saverio Tomaiuolo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641154
eISBN:
9780748651665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641154.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is devoted to Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s complex relationship with the three main Victorian literary genres: the Gothic, the Detective and the Realist novel. Using Braddon’s bestselling ... More

In Memory of Jacques Derrida

In Memory of Jacques Derrida

Nicholas Royle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632954
eISBN:
9780748671625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632954.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Jacques Derrida (1930–2004) was the most original and inspiring writer and philosopher of our time. In a series of essays that are at once self-contained and intricately linked, the author of this ... More

IntermodernismLiterary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Intermodernism: Literary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Kristin Bluemel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635092
eISBN:
9780748651924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This collection of original critical chapters launches a long-term project marking out a new period and style in twentieth-century literary history. It covers the fiction, memoirs, criticism and ... More

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