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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

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

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

Modernism, Space and the CityOutsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Modernism, Space and the City: Outsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Andrew Thacker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748633470
eISBN:
9781474459754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This innovative book examines the development of modernism in four European cities: London, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna. Focusing upon how literary and cultural outsiders represented various spaces in ... More

Espionage and ExileFascism and Anti-Fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film

Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-Fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film

Phyllis Lassner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401104
eISBN:
9781474426848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401104.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Espionage and Exile demonstrates that from the 1930s through the Cold War, British Writers Eric Ambler, Helen MacInnes, Ann Bridge, Pamela Frankau, John le Carré and filmmaker Leslie Howard combined ... More

Spirit Becomes MatterThe Brontes, George Eliot, Nietzsche

Spirit Becomes Matter: The Brontes, George Eliot, Nietzsche

Henry Staten

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748694587
eISBN:
9781474400916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694587.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book explains how, under the influence of the new “mental materialism” that held sway in mid-Victorian scientific and medical thought, the Brontës and George Eliot in their greatest novels ... More

Modernism and the Frankfurt School

Modernism and the Frankfurt School

Tyrus Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748640188
eISBN:
9781474400862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640188.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Frankfurt School theoretical tendency and the individual thinkers connected with it have exercised an enormous influence across a broad spectrum of contemporary cultural scholarship. Modernist ... More

The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

Jarlath Killeen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748690800
eISBN:
9780748697120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Ireland is a strange, but also a frightening, place – or so you are led to believe by popular culture which trades in a now traditional view of Ireland as a site of queer goings on. Recent horror ... More

Performing Economic ThoughtEnglish Drama and Mercantile Writing 1600-1642

Performing Economic Thought: English Drama and Mercantile Writing 1600-1642

Bradley Ryner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684656
eISBN:
9780748697113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684656.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues for a generative relationship between economic thought and dramatic form in early modern English drama by examining representations of economic exchange in plays and mercantile ... More

Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions

Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions

Trish Ferguson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748673247
eISBN:
9780748695256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748673247.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book examines how Thomas Hardy’s role as an acting magistrate and his lifelong interest in the law impacted on his prose fiction. Hardy’s novels and short stories are examined in the context of ... More

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