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Alison Light - Inside HistoryFrom Popular Fiction to Life-Writing

Alison Light - Inside History: From Popular Fiction to Life-Writing

Alison Light

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474481557
eISBN:
9781399509534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481557.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Inside History addresses a number of the central preoccupations within feminist cultural criticism since the 1970s: the nature of writing by women and what women writers might or might not share; the ... More

Carlyle, Emerson and the Transatlantic Uses of AuthorityLiterature, Print, Performance

Carlyle, Emerson and the Transatlantic Uses of Authority: Literature, Print, Performance

Tim Sommer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474491945
eISBN:
9781399509565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474491945.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the transatlantic writings and professional careers of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Building on recent research in literary studies, book history and cultural sociology, ... More

Cross-Channel Modernisms

Cross-Channel Modernisms

Claire Davison

Derek Ryan and Jane A. Goldman (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474441872
eISBN:
9781474484787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441872.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Described by Katherine Mansfield in 1921 as ‘a great cold sword between you and your dear love Adventure’, in the early twentieth century the English Channel, or ‘la Manche’ in French, represented ... More

D. H. Lawrence and the Literary MarketplaceThe Early Writings

D. H. Lawrence and the Literary Marketplace: The Early Writings

Annalise Grice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474458009
eISBN:
9781399509497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458009.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first monograph to examine how D. H. Lawrence established a professional writing career. Despite the ‘materialist turn’ in modernist studies, the extent and depth of D. H. Lawrence’s ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music

The Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music

Delia da Sousa Correa (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780748693122
eISBN:
9781474490979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693122.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music provides a pioneering interdisciplinary overview of the literature and music of nine centuries. Bringing together seventy-one newly commissioned ... More

The Edinburgh History of ReadingModern Readers

The Edinburgh History of Reading: Modern Readers

Mary Hammond (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474446112
eISBN:
9781474496049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446112.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Modern Readers explores some of the many different places and spaces in which reading has typically taken place between the eighteenth century and the present. Chapters in this volume explore reading ... More

Eliot and Beckett's Low ModernismHumility and Humiliation

Eliot and Beckett's Low Modernism: Humility and Humiliation

Rick de Villiers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474479035
eISBN:
9781399509510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479035.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Humility and humiliation have an awkward, often unacknowledged intimacy. Humility may be a queenly, cardinal, or monkish virtue, while humiliation points to an affective state at the extreme end of ... More

Hazarding AllShakespeare and the Drama of Consciousness

Hazarding All: Shakespeare and the Drama of Consciousness

Sanford Budick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474493154
eISBN:
9781399509459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474493154.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Hazarding All focuses on the second half of Shakespeare’s career, which pivots (even far more significantly than Stephen Greenblatt has noted) on the conceptual and theatrical breakthroughs ... More

James Joyce and CinematicityBefore and After Film

James Joyce and Cinematicity: Before and After Film

Keith Williams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474402484
eISBN:
9781474490917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402484.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book investigates how the cinematic tendency of Joyce’s writing developed from popular media predating film. It explores Victorian culture’s emergent 'cinematicity' as a key creative driver of ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Children

Katherine Mansfield and Children

Gerri Kimber and Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474491907
eISBN:
9781399509480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474491907.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Virginia Woolf once remarked that Katherine Mansfield had ‘a kind of childlikeness somewhere which has been much disfigured, but still exists’. This ‘childlikeness’ is indeed a facet of Mansfield’s ... More

Neo-Avant-GardesPost-War Literary Experiments Across Borders

Neo-Avant-Gardes: Post-War Literary Experiments Across Borders

Bart Vervaeck (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474486095
eISBN:
9781399509596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474486095.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the international relevance of the concept of neo-avant-garde for the study of post-war literary innovations covering North American, Latin American, Caribbean, Austrian, French, ... More

Performing Robert BurnsEnactments and Representations of the 'National Bard'

Performing Robert Burns: Enactments and Representations of the 'National Bard'

Ian Brown and Gerard Carruthers (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474457149
eISBN:
9781474495806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457149.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This pioneering book explores varieties of performance – and their contexts – of Burns’s texts, specifically in song, in his local theatre and in public ceremonies or dramatisations of his work. It ... More

The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry

The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry

Reza Taher-Kermani

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474448161
eISBN:
9781474484862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448161.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Persian Presence in Victorian Poetry surveys the variety of ways in which Persia, and the multitude of ideological, historical, cultural and political notions that it embodied, were received, ... More

Rereading OrphanhoodTexts, Inheritance, Kin

Rereading Orphanhood: Texts, Inheritance, Kin

Diane Warren and Laura Peters (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474464369
eISBN:
9781474484824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474464369.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Building on the legacy of Laura Peters’ landmark work, Orphan Texts (2000), and extending its analyses to new work in family, marriage and kinship studies, Rereading Orphanhood: Texts Inheritance, ... More

Samuel Beckett and Technology

Samuel Beckett and Technology

Galina Kiryushina, Einat Adar, and Mark Nixon (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474463287
eISBN:
9781399509503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474463287.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This collection of essays is the first comprehensive discussion of the role technology plays in shaping Beckett’s trademark aesthetics. Samuel Beckett and Technology assembles an innovative and ... More

Sexual Desire and Romantic Love in Shakespeare'Rich in Will'

Sexual Desire and Romantic Love in Shakespeare: 'Rich in Will'

Joan Lord Hall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474488563
eISBN:
9781399509473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474488563.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book, which refers to every play in the canon as well as to Shakespeare’s narrative poems and several sonnets, begins by exploring how the signifier ‘will’ denotes sexual desire within ... More

Short Form American PoetryThe Modernist Tradition

Short Form American Poetry: The Modernist Tradition

Will Montgomery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780748695324
eISBN:
9781474490887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695324.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Discussion of the modernist line in American 20th century and contemporary poetry has been dominated by such long-form monuments as Pound’s Cantos, Williams’s Paterson, and Olson’s Maximus. This ... More

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