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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

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 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

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

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

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

Literature and ConsolationFictions of Comfort

Literature and Consolation: Fictions of Comfort

Jürgen Pieters

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456555
eISBN:
9781399501996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

By focusing on a number of significant moments in the interlocking histories of the book’s two central concepts – literature and consolation – this study articulates the premises that underlie the ... More

Modernism and the Choreographic ImaginationSalome's Dance after 1890

Modernism and the Choreographic Imagination: Salome's Dance after 1890

Megan Girdwood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474481625
eISBN:
9781399501958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ranging from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, this book examines literary and choreographic representations of the figure of Salome, the biblical woman who danced for the head of St ... More

Modernism, Music and the Politics of Aesthetics

Modernism, Music and the Politics of Aesthetics

Gemma Moss

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474429900
eISBN:
9781399501965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429900.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Why was music so prominent in modernist literature? Why did so many modernist writers turn to an abstract art form like music to help them explore politics, gender, war, capitalism, technology and ... More

Modernist Intimacies

Modernist Intimacies

Elsa Högberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474441834
eISBN:
9781399501859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441834.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book traces modern intimacy back to the first decades of the twentieth century, and shows that modernism played a crucial role in its emergence. Intimacy can no longer be seen as an exclusively ... More

Reverberations of RevolutionTransnational Perspectives, 1770-1850

Reverberations of Revolution: Transnational Perspectives, 1770-1850

Elizabeth Amann and Michael Boyden (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474481588
eISBN:
9781399501866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481588.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Cutting across disciplines and linguistic borders, this book highlights revolutionary moments in Europe, the United States and the Caribbean between the mid-eighteenth century and the revolutions of ... More

Sensing Willa CatherThe Writer and the Body in Transition

Sensing Willa Cather: The Writer and the Body in Transition

Guy J. Reynolds

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474438254
eISBN:
9781399501873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438254.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Deploying the concepts and techniques of Body Studies, this book remaps Willa Cather’s writing from the 1890s through to 1940. This study of embodiment and narrative focuses on the senses and reads ... More

Shakespeare and Latinidad

Shakespeare and Latinidad

Trevor Boffone and Carla Della Gatta (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474488488
eISBN:
9781399501972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474488488.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare and Latinidad is a curated collection of scholarly and practitioner essays in the field of Latinx theatre that specifically focuses on adaptations and appropriations of Shakespeare’s ... More

Virgil's English TranslatorsCivil Wars to Restoration

Virgil's English Translators: Civil Wars to Restoration

Ian Calvert

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474475648
eISBN:
9781399501897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475648.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book considers the writers who translated Virgil into English during the civil wars, Interregnum and early years of the Stuart Restoration (c. 1636–c. 1661). It argues that these writers ... More

Walter Scott and Short Fiction

Walter Scott and Short Fiction

Daniel Cook

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474487139
eISBN:
9781399501903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474487139.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Walter Scott’s historical novels dominated the literary marketplace for much of the nineteenth century. As an author of short fiction, in which he also excelled, he has received far less attention. ... More

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