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Charles Olson and American ModernismThe Practice of the Self

Charles Olson and American Modernism: The Practice of the Self

Mark Byers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198813255
eISBN:
9780191851247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813255.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

The Practice of the Self situates the work of American poet Charles Olson (1910–70) at the centre of the early postwar American avant-garde. It shows Olson to have been one of the major advocates and ... More

Imagining the Woman Reader in the Age of Dante

Imagining the Woman Reader in the Age of Dante

Elena Lombardi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198818960
eISBN:
9780191859762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818960.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The literature of the Italian Due- and Trecento frequently calls into play the figure of a woman reader. From Guittone d’Arezzo’s piercing critic, the ‘villainous woman’, to the mysterious Lady who ... More

Moving Pictures, Still LivesFilm, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century

Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century

James Tweedie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190873875
eISBN:
9780190873912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873875.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Moving Pictures, Still Lives revisits the cinematic and intellectual atmosphere of the late twentieth century, exploring the work of artists and philosophers who complicated the usual association ... More

The Oxford History of the Novel in EnglishVolume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Peter Garside and Karen O'Brien (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This volume examines the period from 1750–1820, which was a crucial period in the development of the novel in English. Not only was it the time of Smollett, Sterne, Austen, and Scott, but it also saw ... More

The Oxford History of the Novel in EnglishVolume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book offers an account on the last eight decades of British and Irish prose fiction. It begins during the Second World War, when novel production fell by more than a third, and ends at a time ... More

The Oxford History of the Novel in EnglishVolume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Coral Ann Howells, Paul Sharrad, and Gerry Turcotte (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book explores the history of English-language prose fiction in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific since 1950, focusing not only on the ‘literary’ novel, but also on the ... More

The Oxford History of the Novel in EnglishVolume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Ralph Crane, Jane Stafford, and Mark Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Volume Nine of this series traces the development of the ‘world novel’, that is, English-language novels written throughout the world, beyond Britain, Ireland, and the United States. Focusing on the ... More

The Oxford History of the Novel in EnglishVolume 1: Prose Fiction in English from the Origins of Print to 1750

The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 1: Prose Fiction in English from the Origins of Print to 1750

Thomas Keymer (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199580033
eISBN:
9780191869730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199580033.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book is the first volume in a twelve-volume series presenting a history of English-language prose fiction. The titles in this series are concerned with novels as a whole, not just the ‘literary’ ... More

Reading Beyond the CodeLiterature and Relevance Theory

Reading Beyond the Code: Literature and Relevance Theory

Terence Cave and Deirdre Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198794776
eISBN:
9780191836268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794776.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the value for literary studies of relevance theory, an inferential approach to communication in which the expression and recognition of intentions plays a major role. Drawing on a ... More

Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900

Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900

Elizabeth Renker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198808787
eISBN:
9780191863660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808787.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The terms “poetry” and “realism” have a complex and often oppositional relationship in American literary histories of the postbellum period. The core narrative holds that “realism,” the major ... More

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