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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 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

Spatial PoeticsSecond Generation New York School Poetry

Spatial Poetics: Second Generation New York School Poetry

Yasmine Shamma

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808725
eISBN:
9780191846458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808725.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Emphatically coming after the enthusiastic, dexterous, and avant-garde First Generation New York School poets, the Second Generation New York School poets Ted Berrigan, Alice Notley, Ron Padgett, and ... More

Thinking Medieval Romance

Thinking Medieval Romance

Katherine C. Little and Nicola McDonald (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198795148
eISBN:
9780191836497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This volume consists of eleven essays on medieval romance. It argues as a whole that the romance genre is one of the most important sites for medieval thinking about topics that were elsewhere ... More

When Fiction Feels RealRepresentation and the Reading Mind

When Fiction Feels Real: Representation and the Reading Mind

Elaine Auyoung

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190845476
eISBN:
9780190845506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845476.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book explores questions that are central to literary experience but remain difficult for critics to explain, such as how novels can seem to transport readers to fictional worlds that feel real, ... More

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