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American ObscurantismHistory and the Visual in U.S. Literature and Film

American Obscurantism: History and the Visual in U.S. Literature and Film

Peter Lurie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199797318
eISBN:
9780190225735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199797318.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

American Obscurantism argues for a salutary indirection in U.S. culture. From its earliest canonical literary works through films of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, the most ... More

Screen StoriesEmotion and the Ethics of Engagement

Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement

Carl Plantinga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190867133
eISBN:
9780190867171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867133.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement provides an account of the rhetorical and cultural power of storytelling on screens and develops an ethics of engagement that provides tools for ... More

Out of ContextThe Uses of Modernist Fiction

Out of Context: The Uses of Modernist Fiction

Michaela Bronstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190655396
eISBN:
9780190655426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655396.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

How do novels travel through time? How might they endure in a changing world in order to reach the unknowable readers of the future? Modernist writers were obsessed with questions like these, and ... More

Choreographies of the LivingBioaesthetics in Literature, Art, and Performance

Choreographies of the Living: Bioaesthetics in Literature, Art, and Performance

Carrie Rohman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190604400
eISBN:
9780190604431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604400.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Animals seem to be everywhere in contemporary literature, visual art, and performance. But though writers, artists, and performers are now engaging more and more with ideas about animals, and even ... More

Nobody's Girl FridayThe Women Who Ran Hollywood

Nobody's Girl Friday: The Women Who Ran Hollywood

J. E. Smyth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190840822
eISBN:
9780190840853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Looking back on her career in 1977, Bette Davis remembered with pride, “Women owned Hollywood for twenty years.” She had a point. During the 1930s and 1940s, the press claimed Hollywood was a ... More

The Puritan CosmopolisThe Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

Nan Goodman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190642822
eISBN:
9780190642846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book traces the emergence of a sense of kinship with and belonging to a larger, more inclusive world within the law and literature of late seventeenth-century Puritanism. Connected to this ... More

Common: The Development of Literary Culture in Sixteenth-Century England

Common: The Development of Literary Culture in Sixteenth-Century England

Neil Rhodes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198704102
eISBN:
9780191822568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198704102.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book attempts to see the development of literary culture in sixteenth-century England as a whole and to explain the relationship between the Reformation and the literary renaissance of the ... More

Pop-Feminist NarrativesThe Female Subject under Neoliberalism in North America, Britain, and Germany

Pop-Feminist Narratives: The Female Subject under Neoliberalism in North America, Britain, and Germany

Emily Spiers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820871
eISBN:
9780191860461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820871.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Emily Spiers explores the recent phenomenon of ‘pop-feminism’ and pop-feminist writing across North America, Britain, and Germany. Pop-feminism is characterized by its engagement with popular culture ... More

A History of Russian Literature

A History of Russian Literature

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The History of Russian Literature provides a comprehensive account of Russian writing from its earliest origins in the monastic works of Kiev up to the present day, still rife with the creative ... More

The Emergence of the Fourth DimensionHigher Spatial Thinking in the Fin de Siècle

The Emergence of the Fourth Dimension: Higher Spatial Thinking in the Fin de Siècle

Mark Blacklock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198755487
eISBN:
9780191816680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755487.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The idea of the fourth dimension of space has been of sustained interest to nineteenth-century and Modernist studies since the publication of Linda Dalrymple Henderson’s The Fourth Dimension and ... More

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