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Anxieties of ExperienceThe Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Jeffrey Lawrence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño offers a new interpretation of US and Latin American literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Revisiting ... More

Baudelaire in Song1880-1930

Baudelaire in Song: 1880-1930

Helen Abbott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198794691
eISBN:
9780191836169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794691.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

Exploring the work of the major nineteenth-century French poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–67), this book examines how and why Baudelaire’s poetry has inspired so many composers to set it to music in ... More

Emerson's Memory LossOriginality, Communality, and the Late Style

Emerson's Memory Loss: Originality, Communality, and the Late Style

Christopher Hanlon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190842529
eISBN:
9780190842550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Emerson’s Memory Loss is about an archive of texts documenting Emerson’s intellectual state during the final phase of his life, as he underwent dementia. It is also about the way these texts provoke ... More

In and Out of SightModernist Writing and the Photographic Unseen

In and Out of Sight: Modernist Writing and the Photographic Unseen

Alix Beeston

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690168
eISBN:
9780190690199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690168.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book reappraises the connections between modernist writing and photography in the light of new work in visual culture studies that emphasizes the interplay between still and moving images. ... More

Mapping Modern BeijingSpace, Emotion, Literary Topography

Mapping Modern Beijing: Space, Emotion, Literary Topography

Weijie Song

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190200671
eISBN:
9780190200695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200671.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Mapping Modern Beijing investigates five methods of representing Beijing- a warped hometown, a city of snapshots and manners, an aesthetic city, an imperial capital in comparative and cross-cultural ... More

Novel MachinesTechnology and Narrative Form in Enlightenment Britain

Novel Machines: Technology and Narrative Form in Enlightenment Britain

Joseph Drury

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198792383
eISBN:
9780191834394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792383.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Novel Machines argues that many of the most important formal innovations in eighteenth-century fiction were critical responses to the new prominence of machines in Britain’s Industrial Enlightenment. ... More

Novel StyleEthics and Excess in English Fiction since the 1960s

Novel Style: Ethics and Excess in English Fiction since the 1960s

Ben Masters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198766148
eISBN:
9780191820731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Re-examining elaborate English stylists from the post-war period to the present day (including Anthony Burgess, Angela Carter, Martin Amis, Zadie Smith, Nicola Barker, and David Mitchell) through a ... More

Portraits from LifeModernist Novelists and Autobiography

Portraits from Life: Modernist Novelists and Autobiography

Jerome Boyd Maunsell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198789369
eISBN:
9780191831232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789369.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Portraits from Life examines the ways in which a group of major Modernist writers—Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford, Henry James, Wyndham Lewis, Gertrude Stein, H. G. Wells, and Edith Wharton—depicted ... More

Ralph Ellison, Temporal Technologist

Ralph Ellison, Temporal Technologist

Michael Germana

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190682088
eISBN:
9780190682118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682088.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Ralph Ellison, Temporal Technologist examines Ralph Ellison’s body of work as an extended and ever-evolving expression of the author’s philosophy of temporality—a philosophy synthesized from the ... More

Reforming French CultureSatire, Spiritual Alienation, and Connection to Strangers

Reforming French Culture: Satire, Spiritual Alienation, and Connection to Strangers

George Hoffmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808763
eISBN:
9780191852138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808763.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Satire has recently re-emerged as a potent political tool, but it has played many different roles in the past. French reformers waged massive satire campaigns in the sixteenth century to little or no ... More

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