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Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Janet Wilson, Gerri Kimber, and Delia da Sousa Correa (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669097
eISBN:
9780748695140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669097.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In seeking new possibilities for alignments with, and resolutions to, the contradictory agendas implied by the terms ‘(post)colonial’ and ‘modernist’, the essays in this volume address the clashing ... More

Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Helen Southworth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Combining literary criticism, book history, biography and sociology, this book weaves together the stories of the lesser known authors, artists and press workers with the canonical names linked to ... More

The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

Adam Piette

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635276
eISBN:
9780748651771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a study of the psychological and cultural impact of the Cold War on the imaginations of citizens in the UK and US. It examines writers working at the hazy borders between aesthetic ... More

Literary CriticismA New History

Literary Criticism: A New History

Gary Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615636
eISBN:
9780748652099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615636.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Did you know that Aristotle thought the best tragedies were those which ended happily? Or that the first mention of the motor car in literature may have been in 1791, in James Boswell's Life of ... More

Literature and Music in the Atlantic World, 1767-1867

Literature and Music in the Atlantic World, 1767-1867

Catherine Jones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748684618
eISBN:
9781474406369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684618.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book explores the interaction of literature and music in the Atlantic world in the age of Enlightenment and Romanticism. It focuses on the relationship of rhetoric and music in the era's ... More

Literature of the 1940s: War, Postwar and "Peace"Volume 5

Literature of the 1940s: War, Postwar and "Peace": Volume 5

Gill Plain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748627448
eISBN:
9780748695164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627448.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study undoes the customary division of the 1940s into the Second World War and after, focusing instead on the thematic preoccupations that emerged from writers’ immersion in and resistance to ... More

Literature of the 1980s: After the WatershedVolume 9

Literature of the 1980s: After the Watershed: Volume 9

Joseph Brooker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633944
eISBN:
9780748651818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633944.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

From the new generation of London novelists, such as Martin Amis and Ian McEwan, to feminism in the writing of Angela Carter and Jeanette Winterson, this book relates developments in fiction, poetry ... More

Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945Reading Between the Frames

Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945: Reading Between the Frames

Lara Feigel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639502
eISBN:
9780748652938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639502.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book tells the story of a generation of writers who were passionately engaged with politics and with cinema, exploring the rise and fall of a distinct tradition of cinematic literature. Dismayed ... More

London's Underground SpacesRepresenting the Victorian City, 1840-1915

London's Underground Spaces: Representing the Victorian City, 1840-1915

Haewon Hwang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676071
eISBN:
9780748693818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676071.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The construction of London's underground sewers, underground railway and suburban cemeteries created seismic shifts in the geography and the psychological apprehension of the city. Yet, why are there ... More

Material InscriptionsRhetorical Reading in Practice and Theory

Material Inscriptions: Rhetorical Reading in Practice and Theory

Andrzej Warminski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748681228
eISBN:
9780748693771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681228.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book provides readings of literary and philosophical texts that work through the rhetoric of tropes to the material inscription at the origin of these texts. The book focuses on the practice and ... More

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