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Age of RoguesRebels, Revolutionaries and Racketeers at the Frontiers of Empires

Age of Rogues: Rebels, Revolutionaries and Racketeers at the Frontiers of Empires

Ramazan Öztan and Alp Yenen (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474462624
eISBN:
9781399501774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462624.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The making of the modern world was a result of the fall of empires and the emergence of nation-states. This is particularly true across the frontiers of the Ottoman Empire, a region connecting the ... More

The Auditory SettingEnvironmental Sounds in Film and Media Arts

The Auditory Setting: Environmental Sounds in Film and Media Arts

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474474382
eISBN:
9781399501668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474382.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Auditory Setting introduces and investigates how narrative and a sense of place are constructed in film and media arts through the reproduction and mediation of site-specific environmental ... More

The Body in Arabic Love PoetryThe 'Udhri Tradition

The Body in Arabic Love Poetry: The 'Udhri Tradition

Jokha Alharthi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474486330
eISBN:
9781399501750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474486330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book radically re-interprets the nature of medieval Arabic love poetry in the classical age. It challenges stereotypical ideas about the absence of the body in ʿUdhri love poetry. Investigating ... More

Cinema and Soft PowerConfiguring the National and Transnational in Geo-politics

Cinema and Soft Power: Configuring the National and Transnational in Geo-politics

Stephanie Dennison and Rachel Dwyer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456272
eISBN:
9781399501569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456272.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The apparent shift in power relations between the developed and developing world, along with the increasing emphasis that national and transnational organisations place on the role of soft power in ... More

The Collected Works of Kenneth White, Volume 1Underground to Otherground

The Collected Works of Kenneth White, Volume 1: Underground to Otherground

Kenneth White

Cairns Craig (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474481298
eISBN:
9781399502009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481298.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This first volume of Kenneth White’s long-awaited Collected Works brings together three of his early prose-books : Incandescent Limbo, Letters from Gourgounel, Travels in the Drifting Dawn. These are ... More

The Confederate JuristThe Legal Life of Judah P. Benjamin

The Confederate Jurist: The Legal Life of Judah P. Benjamin

William C. Gilmore

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474482004
eISBN:
9781399501828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482004.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This is the first biography, written from a legal perspective, on the public life of Judah P Benjamin (1811-1884); one of the giants of the common law world in the second half of the 19th century. It ... More

Dissent After DisruptionChurch and State in Scotland, 1843-63

Dissent After Disruption: Church and State in Scotland, 1843-63

Ryan Mallon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474482790
eISBN:
9781399502139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482790.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

A history of post-Disruption Scottish Presbyterian dissent and its religious, political and social influence. The Disruption of the Church of Scotland was one of the most important events in ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to Irish Modernism

The Edinburgh Companion to Irish Modernism

Maud Ellmann, Sian White, and Vicki Mahaffey (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456692
eISBN:
9781399502061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456692.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Edinburgh Companion to Irish Modernism showcases cutting-edge developments in Irish and modernist studies. Extending the timeline of modernism, the Companion reaches back to the Irish Literary ... More

The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 2Expansion and Evolution, 1800-1900

The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 2: Expansion and Evolution, 1800-1900

David Finkelstein (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474424882
eISBN:
9781399502177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424882.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Winner of the 2021 Robert and Vineta Colby Scholarly Book Prize, this is a thorough account of newspaper and periodical press history in Britain and Ireland from 1800 to 1900. It is a unique ... More

Fashion on the Red CarpetA History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Academy Awards’ red-carpet is the most prominent fashion show in media culture. This book investigates the historical liaison between Hollywood and fashion institutions to describe how public ... More

The Fundamental FieldThought, Poetics, World

The Fundamental Field: Thought, Poetics, World

Jeff Malpas and Kenneth White

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474485265
eISBN:
9781399502108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474485265.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Originating in a series of conversations between the poet Kenneth White and the philosopher Jeff Malpas that took place over four days at White’s Breton home, The Fundamental Field is made up of two ... More

Gold Rush Societies and Migrant Networks in the Tasman World

Gold Rush Societies and Migrant Networks in the Tasman World

Daniel Davy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474477345
eISBN:
9781399502146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474477345.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book creatively explores the gold rushes in the Tasman World through an examination of the Otago gold rushes. It adopts a new methodology to reveal how transnational connections and local social ... More

Greek Tragedy and Modernist PerformanceHellenism as Theatricality

Greek Tragedy and Modernist Performance: Hellenism as Theatricality

Olga Taxidou

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474415569
eISBN:
9781399501842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415569.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores how encounters between modernist theatre makers and Greek tragedy were constitutive in modernist experiments in performance. It analyses the experiments of Isadora Duncan, Edward ... More

Greek Weird WaveA Cinema of Biopolitics

Greek Weird Wave: A Cinema of Biopolitics

Dimitris Papanikolaou

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474436311
eISBN:
9781399501583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436311.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first to provide a reading of the recent ‘Weird’ or ‘New Wave’ of Greek cinema, both through the concept of biopolitics and in the context of contemporary World Cinema politics, ... More

Historicising Ancient Slavery

Historicising Ancient Slavery

Kostas Vlassopoulos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474487214
eISBN:
9781399501552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474487214.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers a new approach to the study of ancient slavery. Informed by the global history of slavery, it eschews traditional approaches to slavery as a static institution. It explores instead ... More

Hotel ModernityCorporate Space in Literature and Film

Hotel Modernity: Corporate Space in Literature and Film

Robbie Moore

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456654
eISBN:
9781399501934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456654.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Hotel Modernity explores the impact of corporate space on the construction and texture of modern literature and film. It centres the hotel and corporate space as key sites of modern experience and ... More

Iranian Literature after the Islamic RevolutionProduction and Circulation in Iran and the World

Iranian Literature after the Islamic Revolution: Production and Circulation in Iran and the World

Laetitia Nanquette

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474486378
eISBN:
9781399501736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474486378.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book analyses the field of contemporary Iranian literature. It explores how literature has functioned and circulated since the 1979 revolution until the present, both within Iran and in ... More

Islamic Modernism and the Re-Enchantment of the Sacred in the Age of History

Islamic Modernism and the Re-Enchantment of the Sacred in the Age of History

Monica M. Ringer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474478731
eISBN:
9781474491211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474478731.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book studies the complex relationship of religion to modernity, arguing that modernity should be understood as the consequence, not the cause, if the new intellectual landscape of the 19th ... More

The Kharijites in Early Islamic Historical TraditionHeroes and Villains

The Kharijites in Early Islamic Historical Tradition: Heroes and Villains

Hannah-Lena Hagemann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474450881
eISBN:
9781399501781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Khārijites are perhaps the most notorious rebels of early Islamic history. The Islamic tradition portrays them as a heretical movement of militant zealots, a notion largely reiterated by modern ... More

Liminal Whiteness in Early US Fiction

Liminal Whiteness in Early US Fiction

Hannah Lauren Murray

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474481731
eISBN:
9781399501941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481731.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Liminal Whiteness in Early US Fiction shows that early US authors repeatedly imagined lost, challenged and negated White racial identity in the new nation. It brings together fiction and multiple ... More

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