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Artful ExperimentsWays of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Philipp Erchinger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What is the connection between Victorian writing and experiment? Artful Experiments seeks to answer this question by approaching the field of literature and science in a way that is not so much ... More

British Women Amateur FilmmakersNational Memories and Global Identities

British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the rapidly growing study of amateur film, this groundbreaking book addresses the development of British women's amateur visual practice. Drawing upon social and visual anthropology, imperial and ... More

Building Early Modern EdinburghA Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Building Early Modern Edinburgh: A Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Aaron Allen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474442381
eISBN:
9781474453943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442381.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Masons, carpenters and glaziers were all needed to build a house, but in many cities such trades had separate companies. In Edinburgh, however, they banded together in a single incorporation to seek ... More

The Case of Sherlock HolmesSecrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Andrew Glazzard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Case of Sherlock Holmes uncovers what is untold, partly told, wrongly told or deliberately concealed in Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes saga. This engaging study uses a scholarly approach, ... More

Challenging CosmopolitanismCoercion, Mobility and Displacement in Islamic Asia

Challenging Cosmopolitanism: Coercion, Mobility and Displacement in Islamic Asia

Joshua Gedacht and R. Michael Feener (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435093
eISBN:
9781474453660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435093.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The temptation to invoke idealised histories of Islamic cosmopolitanism as the antithesis to the militancy associated with contemporary groups, such as the Islamic State (IS), is quite powerful. Many ... More

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Matthew Ingleby and Matthew P. M. Kerr (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century examines the importance of the coastline in the nineteenth-century British imagination. The years between the naval blockade of 1775, which began the ... More

Cultivating Extreme Art CinemaText, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Simon Hobbs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The use of hard-core sex and brutal violence in films such as Antichrist, Romance and Irreversible has been branded by many as an unsophisticated attempt to attract audiences. These accusations of ... More

Dickens and DemolitionLiterary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Dickens and Demolition is the first study to trace and measure the material impact of Charles Dickens’s fiction in London’s built environment. The book analyses debates surrounding large-scale ... More

Framing EmpirePostcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines postcolonial filmmakers adapting Victorian literature in Hollywood to contend with both the legacy of British imperialism and the influence of globalized media entities. Since ... More

Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema

Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema

James Harvey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474423786
eISBN:
9781474453585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema, James Harvey contends that Rancière’s writing allows us to broach art and politics on the very same terms: each involves the visible and the ... More

Journey to PolandDocumentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Maurizio Cinquegrani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474403573
eISBN:
9781474453592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403573.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust provides a new topographical methodology for the study of cinema and the Holocaust and addresses crucial issues of memory and history in ... 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

The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Koenraad Claes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Fed up with the commercial and moral restrictions of the mainstream press of the late Victorian era, the diverse avant-garde groups of authors and artists of the Aesthetic Movement developed a new ... 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

Nature TranslatedAlexander von Humboldt's Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Nature Translated: Alexander von Humboldt's Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Alison E. Martin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439329
eISBN:
9781474453844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Alexander von Humboldt was one of the most important scientists of the nineteenth century. He transformed understandings of the earth and space by rethinking nature as the interconnection of global ... More

Plutarch and the Persica

Plutarch and the Persica

Eran Almagor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748645558
eISBN:
9781474453523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645558.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book addresses two historical mysteries. The first is the content and character of the fourth century BCE Greek works on the Persian Achaemenid Empire treatises called the Persica. The second is ... More

Poor Relief and the Church in Scotland, 1560-1650

Poor Relief and the Church in Scotland, 1560-1650

John McCallum

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427272
eISBN:
9781474453929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427272.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book analyses poor relief in the century or so after the Scottish Reformation of 1560. In doing so it challenges the assumption that Scottish poor relief was weak, informal and haphazard because ... More

Postfeminist WhitenessProblematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Postfeminist Whiteness: Problematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Kendra Marston

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430296
eISBN:
9781474453608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430296.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first extended study into the politics of whiteness inherent within postfeminist popular cinema. It analyses a selection of Hollywood films dating from the turn of the millennium, ... 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

SchemingA Social History of Glasgow Council Housing, 1919-1956

Scheming: A Social History of Glasgow Council Housing, 1919-1956

Seán Damer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474440561
eISBN:
9781474453936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440561.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book seeks to explain how the Corporation of Glasgow, in its large-scale council house-building programme in the inter- and post-war years, came to reproduce a hierarchical Victorian class ... More

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