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Conceiving Desire in Lyly and ShakespeareMetaphor, Cognition and Eros

Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Gillian Knoll

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare explores the role of the mind in creating erotic experience on the early modern stage. To “conceive” desire is to acknowledge the generative potential of the ... More

Contested LiberalismsMartineau, Dickens and the Victorian Press

Contested Liberalisms: Martineau, Dickens and the Victorian Press

Iain Crawford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453134
eISBN:
9781474481182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453134.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Contested Liberalisms corrects a long-standing critical narrative of the relationship between Harriet Martineau and Charles Dickens. That narrative has occluded the importance of Martineau’s ... More

Dialectics of ImprovementScottish Romanticism, 1786-1831

Dialectics of Improvement: Scottish Romanticism, 1786-1831

Gerard Lee McKeever

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474441674
eISBN:
9781474481144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441674.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book develops new insight into the idea of progress as improvement as the basis for an approach to literary Romanticism in the Scottish context. With chapter case studies covering poetry, short ... More

Dreaming of Freedom in South AfricaLiterature Between Critique and Utopia

Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa: Literature Between Critique and Utopia

David Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474430210
eISBN:
9781474481151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430210.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa examines for the first time the many different texts imagining the future after the end of apartheid. Focused on well-known and obscure literary texts from the ... More

Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Michelle Levy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Although we have more literary manuscripts from the Romantic period than for any previous period, these manuscripts have been consulted chiefly for the textual evidence they provide. This book begins ... More

Readies for Bob Brown's MachineA Critical Facsimile Edition

Readies for Bob Brown's Machine: A Critical Facsimile Edition

Robert Carlton Brown

Craig J. Saper and Eric B. White (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455053
eISBN:
9781474481267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455053.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This is the much-anticipated new edition of the important volume of avant-garde writing, Readies for Bob Brown's Machine. The original collection of Readies was published by Brown’s Roving Eye Press ... More

Reading Experimental Writing

Reading Experimental Writing

Georgina Colby (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474440387
eISBN:
9781474481236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440387.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Bringing together internationally leading scholars whose work engages with the continued importance of literary experiment, this book takes up the question of 'reading' in the contemporary climate ... More

Reading the Road, from Shakespeare's Crossways to Bunyan's Highways

Reading the Road, from Shakespeare's Crossways to Bunyan's Highways

Lisa Hopkins and Bill Angus (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454117
eISBN:
9781474481243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454117.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This collection of essays examines the most influential meanings of roads in early modern literature and culture. It explores the place of the road in the early modern imagination and so opens ... More

Writing ShameGender, Contemporary Literature and Negative Affect

Writing Shame: Gender, Contemporary Literature and Negative Affect

Kaye Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474461849
eISBN:
9781474481250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461849.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Writing Shame examines the intersection of shame, gender and writing in contemporary literature. Through readings of an array of recent texts – literary and popular, fictional and autofictional, ... More

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