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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

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

Sexual IdentitiesA Cognitive Literary Study

Sexual Identities: A Cognitive Literary Study

Patrick Colm Hogan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190857790
eISBN:
9780190857820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Cognitive cultural theorists have rarely taken up sex, sexuality, or gender identity. When they have done so, they have often stressed the evolutionary sources of gender differences. In Sexual ... 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

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

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

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

White Writers, Race MattersFictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

Gregory S. Jay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190687229
eISBN:
9780190687250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687229.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

White liberal race fiction has been an enduringly popular genre in American literary history. It includes widely read and taught works such as Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird along with ... More

Reorienting OzuA Master and His Influence

Reorienting Ozu: A Master and His Influence

Jinhee Choi (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190254971
eISBN:
9780190255008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190254971.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, World Literature

Reorienting Ozu: A Master and His Influence offers new perspectives on Ozu Yasujiro and his influence on global art cinema directors. Ozu has been admired both by film scholars and filmmakers around ... More

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