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4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century FictionHow the Novel Found its Feet

4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction: How the Novel Found its Feet

Karin Kukkonen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190913045
eISBN:
9780190913076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913045.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The early novel developed modes of writing that are considered gripping and immersive, because they foreground physical states, meaningful gestures, and emotional excitement. This monograph shows how ... More

Digital Uncanny

Digital Uncanny

Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190853990
eISBN:
9780190854034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853990.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

We are confronted with a new type of uncanny experience, an uncanny evoked by parallel processing, aggregate data, and cloud-computing. The digital uncanny does not erase the uncanny feeling we ... More

Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary BrazilCinematic Archives of the Present

Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary Brazil: Cinematic Archives of the Present

Gustavo Procopio Furtado

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190867041
eISBN:
9780190867089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867041.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book examines the vibrant field of documentary filmmaking in Brazil from the transition to democracy in 1985 to the present. Marked by significant efforts toward the democratization of Brazil’s ... More

In PersonReenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema

In Person: Reenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema

Ivone Margulies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190496821
eISBN:
9780190496852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In Person: Reenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema delineates a new performative genre based on replay and self-awareness. The book argues that in-person reenactment, an actual person ... More

Critique and Utopia in Postcolonial Historical FictionAtlantic and Other Worlds

Critique and Utopia in Postcolonial Historical Fiction: Atlantic and Other Worlds

Greg Forter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830436
eISBN:
9780191880018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830436.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American Colonial Literature

Postcolonial historical fiction offers readers valuable resources for thinking the prehistory of our present. The genre’s treatment of colonialism as geographically omnivorous yet temporally “out of ... More

Media in Mind

Media in Mind

Daniel Reynolds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190872519
eISBN:
9780190872557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872519.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Media in Mind argues that media perform constitutive roles in the minds of media users. It employs pragmatic philosophy and contemporary philosophy of mind in showing how media function in their ... More

Tragedy as Philosophy in the Reformation World

Tragedy as Philosophy in the Reformation World

Russ Leo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198834212
eISBN:
9780191874048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834212.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Tragedy as Philosophy in the Reformation World examines how a series of influential poets, theologians, and humanist critics turned to tragedy to understand providence and agencies human and divine ... More

Dickens and the Stenographic Mind

Dickens and the Stenographic Mind

Hugo Bowles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829072
eISBN:
9780191872648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829072.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The topic of this book is stenography and how it relates to Dickens’s life and work. The book covers the period from Dickens’s learning of Gurney’s Brachygraphy in 1827/8 to his teaching of shorthand ... More

Men and Masculinities in the Sagas of Icelanders

Men and Masculinities in the Sagas of Icelanders

Gareth Lloyd Evans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198831242
eISBN:
9780191869082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This volume is the first book-length study of masculinities in the sagas of Icelanders. Spanning the entire corpus of the sagas of Icelanders—and so taking into account a number of little-studied ... More

Miscellaneous OrderManuscript Culture and the Early Modern Organization of Knowledge

Miscellaneous Order: Manuscript Culture and the Early Modern Organization of Knowledge

Angus Vine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809708
eISBN:
9780191847134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809708.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines one of the most pervasive, but also perplexing, textual phenomena of the early modern world: the manuscript miscellany. Faced with serial problems of definition, categorization, ... More

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