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Nobody's Girl FridayThe Women Who Ran Hollywood

Nobody's Girl Friday: The Women Who Ran Hollywood

J. E. Smyth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190840822
eISBN:
9780190840853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Looking back on her career in 1977, Bette Davis remembered with pride, “Women owned Hollywood for twenty years.” She had a point. During the 1930s and 1940s, the press claimed Hollywood was a ... More

The Puritan CosmopolisThe Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

Nan Goodman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190642822
eISBN:
9780190642846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book traces the emergence of a sense of kinship with and belonging to a larger, more inclusive world within the law and literature of late seventeenth-century Puritanism. Connected to this ... More

Narratology beyond the HumanStorytelling and Animal Life

Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life

David Herman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190850401
eISBN:
9780190850432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190850401.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book aims to develop a cross-disciplinary approach to post-Darwinian narratives concerned with animals and human-animal relationships. In outlining this integrative approach to storytelling in a ... More

Psyche and EthosMoral Life After Psychology

Psyche and Ethos: Moral Life After Psychology

Amanda Anderson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198755821
eISBN:
9780191816956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Contemporary culture is saturated with psychological concepts and ideas, from anxiety to narcissism to trauma. While it might seem that concern over psychological conditions is intrinsically oriented ... More

Nightmare Envy and Other StoriesAmerican Culture and European Reconstruction

Nightmare Envy and Other Stories: American Culture and European Reconstruction

George Blaustein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190209209
eISBN:
9780190209230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190209209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, African-American Literature

Nightmare Envy and Other Stories is a study of Americanist writing and institutions in the twentieth century. Four chapters trace four routes through an “Americanist century.” The first is the hidden ... More

Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety

Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety

Chris Barrett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816874
eISBN:
9780191858567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816874.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Though the Renaissance map—made newly accurate and newly ubiquitous by the Cartographic Revolution—delighted, inspired, and fascinated, it also unsettled, upset, and disturbed sixteenth- and ... More

Culture WritingLiterature and Anthropology in the Midcentury Atlantic World

Culture Writing: Literature and Anthropology in the Midcentury Atlantic World

Tim Watson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190852672
eISBN:
9780190852702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852672.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Focusing on the 1950s and early 1960s, Culture Writing argues that the period of decolonization in Britain, the United States, France, and the Caribbean was characterized by dynamic exchanges between ... More

The Civil War Dead and American Modernity

The Civil War Dead and American Modernity

Ian Finseth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190848347
eISBN:
9780190848378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Tracing the Civil War dead’s representational afterlife acroᶊ an array of historical, visual, and literary documents from 1861 to 1914, this book shows that they played a central, complex, and ... More

Modernist PhysicsWaves, Particles, and Relativities in the Writings of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence

Modernist Physics: Waves, Particles, and Relativities in the Writings of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence

Rachel Crossland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198815976
eISBN:
9780191853494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815976.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Modernist Physics takes as its focus the ideas associated with three scientific papers published by Albert Einstein in 1905, considering the dissemination of those ideas both within and beyond the ... More

Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Sam Ferguson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first study of the diary in French writing across the twentieth century, as a genre including both fictional and non-fictional works. From the 1880s it became apparent to writers in ... More

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