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Modernism and Still LifeArtists, Writers, Dancers

Modernism and Still Life: Artists, Writers, Dancers

Claudia Tobin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474455138
eISBN:
9781474481212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455138.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries have been characterised as the ‘age of speed’ but they also witnessed a reanimation of still life across different art forms. This book takes an ... More

Reading Experimental Writing

Reading Experimental Writing

Georgina Colby (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474440387
eISBN:
9781474481236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440387.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Bringing together internationally leading scholars whose work engages with the continued importance of literary experiment, this book takes up the question of 'reading' in the contemporary climate ... More

Writing ShameGender, Contemporary Literature and Negative Affect

Writing Shame: Gender, Contemporary Literature and Negative Affect

Kaye Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474461849
eISBN:
9781474481250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461849.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Writing Shame examines the intersection of shame, gender and writing in contemporary literature. Through readings of an array of recent texts – literary and popular, fictional and autofictional, ... More

Modernism and Time Machines

Modernism and Time Machines

Charles M. Tung

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474431330
eISBN:
9781474465045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Modernism and Time Machines places the fascination with time in canonical works of twentieth-century literature and art side-by-side with the rise of time-travel narratives and alternate histories in ... More

Reading Dylan Thomas

Reading Dylan Thomas

Edward Allen (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474411554
eISBN:
9781474459723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411554.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Reclining quietly with a book; an ear glued to the Hi-Fi; sifting a library stack; the TV flickering; a website gone live… Few poets have inspired such remarkable scenes and modes of interpretation ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Gerri Kimber, Todd Martin, and Christine Froula (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439657
eISBN:
9781474453813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Katherine Mansfield’s ardent overture to Virginia Woolf launched a historic friendship of mutual admiration and fascination shot through with wary misunderstandings, rivalry, and envy. These ... More

Samuel Beckett's How It IsPhilosophy in Translation

Samuel Beckett's How It Is: Philosophy in Translation

Anthony Cordingley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474440608
eISBN:
9781474453868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440608.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The first sustained exegesis of a neglected masterpiece of twentieth-century literature, Samuel Beckett’s How It Is. This book maps out the novel’s complex network of intertexts, sources and echoes, ... More

Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

David Ayers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution examines responses to the Russian Revolution and the formation of the League of Nations in literature and journalism in the years following ... More

Transgender and The Literary ImaginationChanging Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Transgender and The Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Rachel Carroll

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414661
eISBN:
9781474453875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414661.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Transgender and the Literary Imagination examines a selection of literary fiction by British, Irish and American authors first published between 1918 and 2000, each text featuring a protagonist (and ... More

Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Patricia Moran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418218
eISBN:
9781474444996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Misdiagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia instead of what was bipolar or manic-depressive illness, Antonia White turned repeatedly to psychoanalysis and Catholicism to resolve the emotional ... More

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