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Beckett Beyond the Normal

Beckett Beyond the Normal

Seán Kennedy (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474460460
eISBN:
9781474490801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460460.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book examines why Beckett’s writing is so queer, so disabled and disabling. Why did Beckett write so soften about mental illness, disability, perversion? Why did he take such an interest in ... More

The Little Art Colony and US ModernismCarmel, Provincetown, Taos

The Little Art Colony and US Modernism: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos

Geneva M. Gano

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439756
eISBN:
9781474490955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439756.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

U.S. Modernism at Continent’s End: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos historicizes and theorizes the significance of the early twentieth-century little arts colony as a uniquely modern social formation ... More

Material Poetics in Hemispheric AmericaWords and Objects 1950-2010

Material Poetics in Hemispheric America: Words and Objects 1950-2010

Rebecca Kosick

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474474603
eISBN:
9781474490924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474603.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Material Poetics in Hemispheric America examines poets and artists in the Americas during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries to show how they worked to make language into material ... More

Scottish Romanticism and Collective Memory in the British Atlantic

Scottish Romanticism and Collective Memory in the British Atlantic

Kenneth McNeil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474455466
eISBN:
9781474490962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455466.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Charting the transatlantic movements of Scottish literature in the Age of Revolution, this book provides an in-depth examination of Scottish Romantic literary ideas on memory and their influence ... More

Shakespeare's EssaysSampling Montaigne from Hamlet to The Tempest

Shakespeare's Essays: Sampling Montaigne from Hamlet to The Tempest

Peter G. Platt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474463409
eISBN:
9781474490870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474463409.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This revisionist study argues that the Essais of Montaigne—made available to Shakespeare and the English-reading world via John Florio’s translated Essayes in 1603—were a crucial factor in the ... More

Home and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Literary London

Home and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Literary London

Lisa C. Robertson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474457880
eISBN:
9781474490818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457880.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book uncovers a range of new models for modern living that emerged in response to social, economic and political changes in nineteenth-century London, and investigates the literature that gave ... More

Reading Machines in the Modernist TransatlanticAvant-Gardes, Technology and the Everyday

Reading Machines in the Modernist Transatlantic: Avant-Gardes, Technology and the Everyday

Eric B. White

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474441490
eISBN:
9781474490856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441490.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Reading Machines in the Modernist Transatlantic provides a new account of aesthetic and technological innovation, from the Machine Age to the Information Age. Drawing on a wealth of archival ... More

Romantic Periodicals in the Twenty-First CenturyEleven Case Studies from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Romantic Periodicals in the Twenty-First Century: Eleven Case Studies from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Nicholas Mason and Tom Mole (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448123
eISBN:
9781474490931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While the twenty-first century has brought a wealth of new digital resources for researching late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century serials, the subfield of Romantic periodical studies has ... More

Shakespeare's Body PartsFiguring Sovereignty in the History Plays

Shakespeare's Body Parts: Figuring Sovereignty in the History Plays

Huw Griffiths

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448703
eISBN:
9781474490863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448703.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book provides a sustained, formalist and theoretically-informed reading of the multiple body parts that litter the dialogue and action of Shakespeare’s history plays, including Henry V, Richard ... More

The Poetics of Friendship in Early Modern SpainA Study in Literary Form

The Poetics of Friendship in Early Modern Spain: A Study in Literary Form

Donald Gilbert-Santamaria

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474458047
eISBN:
9781474490894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458047.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book posits the Aristotelian-Ciceronian notion of perfect male friendship as an independent poetic force within the development of Spanish literature in the sixteenth and early seventeenth ... More

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