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Inventions of the SkinThe Painted Body in Early English Drama

Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama

Andrea Stevens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670499
eISBN:
9780748693757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670499.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book challenges the narrative of Shakespeare's ‘bare’ stage by looking at the ‘ground zero’ of early modern theatrical representation: the painted body of the actor. Organised as a series of ... More

The Iraqi NovelKey Writers, Key Texts

The Iraqi Novel: Key Writers, Key Texts

Fabio Caiani and Catherine Cobham

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641413
eISBN:
9780748695225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641413.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book provides a commentary on a neglected, but illuminating, area of postcolonial fiction, and makes a timely contribution to the understanding of wider Iraqi culture and society. It is designed ... More

Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Jane Hwang Degenhardt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640843
eISBN:
9780748651597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book explores the theme of Christian conversion to Islam in twelve early-modern English plays by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Massinger and others. In these works, conversion from Christianity to Islam ... More

James Joyce A Critical Guide

James Joyce A Critical Guide

Lee Spinks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638352
eISBN:
9780748671632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638352.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book presents a full and comprehensive account of the major writing of the modernist novelist James Joyce. Ranging right across Joyce's literary corpus from his earliest artistic beginnings to ... More

Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism

Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism

Pam Morris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474419130
eISBN:
9781474419154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419130.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The book presents Austen and Woolf as materialists - a wholly new critical and political perspective. In conscious opposition to the growing dominance of idealist ideology in their own times, they ... More

Jane MorrisThe Burden of History

Jane Morris: The Burden of History

Wendy Parkins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748641277
eISBN:
9780748684403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641277.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Jane Morris, the wife of William Morris and the muse of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, became the most identifiable face of Pre-Raphaelite art but has received little scholarly attention in her own right. ... More

Jean RhysTwenty-First-Century Approaches

Jean Rhys: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Erica Johnson and Patricia Moran (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402194
eISBN:
9781474422260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402194.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Jean Rhys (1890-1979) is the author of five novels and over seventy short stories. The essays collected in Jean Rhys: Twenty-First-Century Approaches demonstrate Rhys’s centrality to modernism and ... More

John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

Porscha Fermanis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637805
eISBN:
9780748652181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637805.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

John Keats is generally considered to be the least intellectually sophisticated of all the major Romantic poets, but he was a more serious thinker than either his contemporaries or later scholars ... More

The Judicial ImaginationWriting After Nuremberg

The Judicial Imagination: Writing After Nuremberg

Lyndsey Stonebridge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642359
eISBN:
9780748652150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642359.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book tells the story of the struggle to imagine new forms of justice after Nuremberg. Returning to the work of Hannah Arendt as a theoretical starting point, the author traces an aesthetics of ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Clare Hanson, Gerri Kimber, and W. Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Like many modernist writers, Katherine Mansfield was resistant to what she called the ‘“mushroom growth” of cheap psychoanalysis’, while at the same time she acknowledged the mutual imbrication of ... More

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