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Contemporary Scottish Poetry and the Natural WorldBurnside, Jamie, Robertson and White

Contemporary Scottish Poetry and the Natural World: Burnside, Jamie, Robertson and White

Monika Szuba

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450607
eISBN:
9781474477093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Contemporary Scottish Writers and the Natural World examines the work of four Scottish poets – John Burnside, Kathleen Jamie, Robin Robertson and Kenneth White – in the light of philosophical ... More

Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Melissa Dickson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Aladdin, Sinbad, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Scheherazade winding out her intricate tales to win her nightly stay of execution: the stories of the Arabian Nights are a familiar and much-loved ... More

Elizabeth BowenTheory, Thought and Things

Elizabeth Bowen: Theory, Thought and Things

Jessica Gildersleeve and Patricia Juliana Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474458641
eISBN:
9781474477147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This collection examines Bowen’s contribution to and place in twentieth-century literature through a re-evaluation of the ways her work can be seen as textually, politically, and theoretically ‘new’ ... More

Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Hugh Epstein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first book-length study of connections between these two major authors, this book reads the highly descriptive impressionist fiction of Hardy and Conrad together in the light of a shared ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Gerri Kimber, Isobel Maddison, and Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454438
eISBN:
9781474477123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454438.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Recent scholarship on the complex relationship between Katherine Mansfield and her best-selling author cousin, Elizabeth von Arnim, has done much to shed light on the familial, personal and literary ... More

Legal Reform in English Renaissance Literature

Legal Reform in English Renaissance Literature

Virginia Lee Strain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416290
eISBN:
9781474444903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416290.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book investigates rhetorical and representational practices that were used to monitor English law at the turn of the seventeenth century. While the majority of Law and Literature studies ... More

Literature of the 1990sEndings and Beginnings

Literature of the 1990s: Endings and Beginnings

Peter Marks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474411592
eISBN:
9781474444873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411592.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Placing literary creativity within a changing cultural and political context that saw the end of Margaret Thatcher and rise of New Labour, this book offers fresh interpretations of mainstream and ... More

London Writing of the 1930s

London Writing of the 1930s

Anna Cottrell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474425643
eISBN:
9781474438704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425643.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Exploring London's literary identity during the 1930s Anna Cottrell shows how vital writing was to the capital’s booming leisure scene on the eve of the Second World War. The book explores London and ... More

Love Among the ArchivesWriting the Lives of George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor

Love Among the Archives: Writing the Lives of George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor

Helena Michie and Robyn Warhol

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474406635
eISBN:
9781474416221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406635.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is a love story– no matter how embarrassing these words are to write or, perhaps, to read. In the most obvious sense, the book is a story about Sir George Scharf– Victorian antiquarian, ... More

Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Fariha Shaikh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art takes an interdisciplinary approach, combining literary criticism, art history, and cultural geography, to argue that the ... More

Novel InstitutionsAnachronism, Irish Novels and Nineteenth-Century Realism

Novel Institutions: Anachronism, Irish Novels and Nineteenth-Century Realism

Mary L. Mullen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474453240
eISBN:
9781474477116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453240.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Novel Institutions rethinks the politics of institutions by reinterpreting the most institutional of literary forms: nineteenth-century British realism. Although realist novels, like institutions, ... More

Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Lisa S. Starks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ovid was a multifaceted icon of lovesickness, endless change, libertinism, emotional torment and violence in early modern England. This collection uses adaptation studies in connection with other ... More

Reading the TimesTemporality and History in Twentieth-Century Fiction

Reading the Times: Temporality and History in Twentieth-Century Fiction

Randall Stevenson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474401555
eISBN:
9781474444880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

From the Prime Meridian Conference of 1884 to the celebration of the millennium in 2000; from the fiction of Joseph Conrad and Virginia Woolf to the novels of William Gibson and W.G. Sebald, Reading ... More

Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Audrey Murfin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Robert Louis Stevenson, Collaboration, and the Construction of the Late-Victorian Author argues that understanding literary collaboration is essential to understanding Stevenson’s writings. Stevenson ... More

Scottish GothicAn Edinburgh Companion

Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Carol Margaret Davison and Monica Germana (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474408196
eISBN:
9781474434508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408196.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Written from various critical standpoints by internationally renowned scholars, Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion interrogates the ways in which the concepts of the Gothic and Scotland have ... More

Shakespeare and the Truth-TellerConfronting the Cynic Ideal

Shakespeare and the Truth-Teller: Confronting the Cynic Ideal

David Hershinow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439572
eISBN:
9781474477017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439572.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Truth-Teller makes the case that Shakespeare repeatedly responds to sixteenth-century debates over the revolutionary potential of Cynic critical activity—debates that persist in later centuries ... More

Sounding ModernismRhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Julian Murphet, Helen Groth, and Penelope Hone (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416368
eISBN:
9781474434591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This volume brings together a range of essays by eminent and emergent scholars working at the intersection of modern literary, cinema and sound studies. By attending carefully to the dynamics and ... More

Teaching Social Justice Through ShakespeareWhy Renaissance Literature Matters Now

Teaching Social Justice Through Shakespeare: Why Renaissance Literature Matters Now

Hillary Eklund and Wendy Beth Hyman (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455589
eISBN:
9781474477130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455589.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Shakespeare scholars regularly encounter social justice issues in the material that we study and teach. Most often in the classroom our engagement with such issues takes the form of thematic ... 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

Twenty-First-Century GothicAn Edinburgh Companion

Twenty-First-Century Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Maisha Wester and Xavier Aldana Reyes (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440929
eISBN:
9781474477024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440929.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first transnational and transmedia companion to the post-millennial Gothic. This book explores the post-millennial Gothic. It emphasises ‘new’ themes and emergent subgenres as well as revisions ... More

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