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The Union of 1707New Dimensions: Scottish Historical Review Supplementary Issue

The Union of 1707: New Dimensions: Scottish Historical Review Supplementary Issue

S J Brown and Christopher Whatley (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638024
eISBN:
9780748672295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638024.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book brings together chapters that in May 2007 were presented at a Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) conference organised to mark the 300th anniversary of the Union of 1707. One of the guiding ... More

The United States and Iraq since 1979Hegemony, Oil and War

The United States and Iraq since 1979: Hegemony, Oil and War

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627677
eISBN:
9780748672103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627677.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines American policy toward Iraq between 1979 and 2009. In that period American policy evolved through a series of stages: Initially, the Iranian Revolution and fear of an Iranian ... More

The Universal (In the Realm of the Sensible)Beyond Continental Philosophy

The Universal (In the Realm of the Sensible): Beyond Continental Philosophy

Dorothea Olkowski

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625567
eISBN:
9780748652402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625567.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book proposes a radical, new philosophical system that moves from ontology to ethics. The author develops the concept of an ontological unconscious, a connection arising from our sensible ... More

Untimely AffectsGilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Nadine Boljkovac

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Untimely Affects offers an interweaving of Deleuzian philosophy and close film analysis to discern the potential of art in the face of global ongoing devastations. How does thought persist ... More

VeeringA Theory of Literature

Veering: A Theory of Literature

Nicholas Royle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636549
eISBN:
9780748652303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636549.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Contrary to a widespread sense that literature has become increasingly irrelevant to our culture and everyday life, this book traces a strangely compelling ‘literary turn’. Starting with an ... More

Victorian DundeeImage and Realities

Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Christopher A. Whatley, Bob Harris, and Louise Miskell (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book reveals aspects of Victorian Dundee that have been hidden from history. It looks behind the traditional view of Dundee in this period as a grim industrial town marred by social deprivation ... More

Victoriana - Histories, Fictions, Criticism

Victoriana - Histories, Fictions, Criticism

Cora Kaplan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611478
eISBN:
9780748651627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611478.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is a series of astute critical reflections on our enduring fascination with all things Victorian. The author looks at the politics of ‘Victoriana’ from the 1970s to the present, a politics ... More

Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma

Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma

Jane Kilby

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618163
eISBN:
9780748653041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618163.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the late 1970s and 1980s speaking out about the traumatic reality of incest and rape was a rare and politically groundbreaking act. Today it is a ubiquitous feature of popular culture and its ... More

Virginia WoolfAmbivalent Activist

Virginia Woolf: Ambivalent Activist

Clara Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474401920
eISBN:
9781474418638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book re-reads Woolf’s fiction and non-fiction in light of her examination of the details of Woolf’s involvement with Morley College, the People’s Suffrage Federation, the Women’s Co-operative ... More

Virginia Woolf and Classical MusicPolitics, Aesthetics, Form

Virginia Woolf and Classical Music: Politics, Aesthetics, Form

Emma Sutton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748637874
eISBN:
9780748695270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637874.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This groundbreaking study explores the formative influence of art music on Woolf’s writing, illustrating its importance to Woolf’s creative, social and domestic lives. Discussing all the novels as ... More

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