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The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999Form and Pressure

The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Robert Welch

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

A century ago this year, productions of W. B. Yeats' The Countess Cathleen and Edward Martyn's The Heather Field inaugurated the Irish Literary Theatre, which was to take its name from its home in ... More

Africa in StereoModernism, Music, and Pan-African Solidarity

Africa in Stereo: Modernism, Music, and Pan-African Solidarity

Tsitsi Ella Jaji

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199936373
eISBN:
9780199346455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book analyzes how Africans have engaged with African American music and its representations in the long twentieth century (1890–2011) to offer a new cultural history that attests to ... More

Against the EventThe Everyday and Evolution of Modernist Narrative

Against the Event: The Everyday and Evolution of Modernist Narrative

Michael Sayeau

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681259
eISBN:
9780191766015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681259.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Everyday and the Evolution of Modernist Narrative investigates how a modernity famed for temporal acceleration—from Benjamin’s “shock” and “distraction” to the postmodern loss of ... More

Americanizing BritainThe Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire

Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire

Genevieve Abravanel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199754458
eISBN:
9780199933143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754458.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

At the beginning of the twentieth century, many in Britain believed their nation to be a dominant world power that its former colony, the United States, could only hope to emulate. Yet by the ... More

The Art of HungerAesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

The Art of Hunger: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

Alys Moody

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828891
eISBN:
9780191867361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828891.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As literary modernism was emerging in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a number of its most important figures and precursors began to talk about their own writing as a kind of ... More

The Art of ScandalModernism, Libel Law, and the Roman à Clef

The Art of Scandal: Modernism, Libel Law, and the Roman à Clef

Sean Latham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195379990
eISBN:
9780199869053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379990.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book advances a relatively simple claim with far-reaching consequences for modernist studies: writers and readers throughout the early 20th century revived the long-despised codes of the roman ... More

Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

W. J. McCormack

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The period between Burke's last years and the generation of Yeats and Joyce was a critical force in the development of modernist literature in the origins of Protestant Ascendancy ideology. This ... More

At the Violet HourModernism and Violence in England and Ireland

At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Sarah Cole

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book argues that the literature of the early twentieth-century in England and Ireland was deeply organized around a reckoning with grievous violence, imagined as intimate, direct, and often ... More

Attention Equals LifeThe Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture

Attention Equals Life: The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture

Andrew Epstein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199972128
eISBN:
9780190608965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972128.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Attention Equals Life examines why a quest to pay attention to daily life has increasingly become a central feature of both contemporary American poetry and the wider culture of which it is a part. ... More

Between Two FiresTransnationalism and Cold War Poetry

Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry

Justin Quinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198744436
eISBN:
9780191805783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744436.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is about the transnational movement of poetry during the Cold War. Beginning in the 1950s, it examines transnational engagements across the Iron Curtain, reassessing US poetry through a ... More

The Birth of a JungleAnimality in Progressive-Era U.S. Literature and Culture

The Birth of a Jungle: Animality in Progressive-Era U.S. Literature and Culture

Michael Lundblad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917570
eISBN:
9780199332830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917570.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Exemplifying a new methodology identified as “animality studies,” which focuses on constructions of animality at specific historical and cultural moments without the explicit emphasis on animal ... More

Blasphemous ModernismThe 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Steve Pinkerton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190627560
eISBN:
9780190627584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190627560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In his 1934 book After Strange Gods, T. S. Eliot declared blasphemy “obsolescent” as a viable literary or artistic mode. There could be no blasphemy worth the name, he reasoned, in a world that had ... More

British Writing of the Second World War

British Writing of the Second World War

Mark Rawlinson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184560
eISBN:
9780191674303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is the first study to provide a detailed critical and historical survey of British literary culture in wartime. Concerned as much with war as with writing, it explores the significance of ... More

Committed StylesModernism, Politics, and Left-Wing Literature in the 1930s

Committed Styles: Modernism, Politics, and Left-Wing Literature in the 1930s

Benjamin Kohlmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198715467
eISBN:
9780191783197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715467.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers a new understanding of the politicized literature of the 1930s and its relationship to modernism. It reclaims a central body of literary and critical works for modernist studies, ... More

Commonwealth of LettersBritish Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Peter J. Kalliney

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Transatlantic Modernism and the Emergence of Postcolonial Literature is a study of midcentury literary institutions integral to the formation of both modernism and postcolonial writing. ... More

Conan DoyleWriting, Profession, and Practice

Conan Doyle: Writing, Profession, and Practice

Douglas Kerr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674947
eISBN:
9780191756986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is a critical study of the writings of Arthur Conan Doyle, and a cultural biography. From the early stories, to the great popular triumphs of the Sherlock Holmes tales and the Professor ... More

Conrad and History

Conrad and History

Richard Niland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580347
eISBN:
9780191722738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This work examines the philosophy of history and the subject of the nation in the literature of Joseph Conrad. It explores the importance of nineteenth-century Polish Romantic philosophy in Conrad's ... More

Conrad and Women

Conrad and Women

Susan Jones

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Supported by an enduring critical paradigm, the traditional account of Conrad's career privileges his public image as man of the sea, addressing himself to a male audience and male concerns. This ... More

Conrad's Narrative Method

Conrad's Narrative Method

Jakob Lothe

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122555
eISBN:
9780191671463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This book applies recent developments in critical theory and practice to the whole canon of Conrad's works. Using a broadly structuralist approach, the book analyses Conrad's sophisticated narrative ... More

D. H. LawrenceAesthetics and Ideology

D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Anne Fernihough

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This first extended study of D. H. Lawrence's aesthetics draws on a number of modern critical approaches to present an original and balanced analysis of his literary and art criticism, and of the ... More

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