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The Child in Shakespeare

The Child in Shakespeare

Charlotte Scott

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198828556
eISBN:
9780191867088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828556.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book examines the child on Shakespeare’s stage. As a life force, an impassioned plea for justice, a legacy, history, memory, or image of love or violence, children are everywhere in ... More

Fossil PoetryAnglo-Saxon and Linguistic Nativism in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Fossil Poetry: Anglo-Saxon and Linguistic Nativism in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Chris Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198824527
eISBN:
9780191865886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824527.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Fossil Poetry provides the first book-length overview of the place of Anglo-Saxon in nineteenth-century poetry in English. It addresses the use of Anglo-Saxon as a resource by Romantic and Victorian ... More

Hollywood by HollywoodThe Backstudio Picture and the Mystique of Making Movies

Hollywood by Hollywood: The Backstudio Picture and the Mystique of Making Movies

Steven Cohan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190865788
eISBN:
9780190865818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865788.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The backstudio picture, or movie about filmmaking, is a genre as old and as recent as commercial filmmaking itself. This genre’s longevity is due to its function in branding filmmaking with the ... More

Liberty, Equality, and HumbugOrwell's Political Ideals

Liberty, Equality, and Humbug: Orwell's Political Ideals

David Dwan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198738527
eISBN:
9780191801792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738527.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Orwell is part of the political vocabulary of our times, yet, partly because of this popularity, what he stands for remains opaque. His writing confirms deep and widely shared intuitions about ... More

Manuscript MattersReading John Donne's Poetry and Prose in Early Modern England

Manuscript Matters: Reading John Donne's Poetry and Prose in Early Modern England

Lara M. Crowley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198821861
eISBN:
9780191860997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821861.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Manuscript Matters illuminates responses to some of John Donne’s most elusive texts by his contemporary audiences. Since examples of seventeenth-century literary criticism prove somewhat rare and ... More

The Optical VacuumSpectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture

The Optical Vacuum: Spectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190689353
eISBN:
9780190689391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689353.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Between the 1920s and the 1960s, American mainstream cinematic architecture underwent a seismic shift. From the massive urban movie palace to the intimate streamlined theater, movie theaters became ... More

The Platform Society

The Platform Society

José van Dijck, Thomas Poell, and Martijn de Waal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190889760
eISBN:
9780190889807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889760.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Individuals all over the world can use Airbnb to rent an apartment in a foreign city, check Coursera to find a course on statistics, join PatientsLikeMe to exchange information about one’s disease, ... More

Poetry, Politics, and the Body in RimbaudLyrical Material

Poetry, Politics, and the Body in Rimbaud: Lyrical Material

Robert St. Clair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826583
eISBN:
9780191866982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826583.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Bodies abound in Rimbaud’s poetry in a way that is nearly unprecedented in the nineteenth-century poetic canon: lazy, creative, rule-breaking bodies, queer bodies, marginalized and impoverished ... More

Returning the GiftModernism and the Thought of Exchange

Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Rebecca Colesworthy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The decades following World War I saw a widespread turn across disciplines to questions about the nature and role of gifts: What is a gift? What do gifts mean and do? Which individuals and ... More

Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath

Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath

James McNaughton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198822547
eISBN:
9780191865879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822547.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath explores Beckett’s creative response to the Irish Civil War and the crisis of commitment in 1930s Europe, to the rise of fascism and the atrocities of ... More

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