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Where Is All My Relation?The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Michael A. Chaney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book provides a critical introduction to David Drake, or Dave the Potter, an enslaved pottery maker and author of inscribed verses and couplets, who lived and worked in Edgefield, South ... 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

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

John Ashbery and Anglo-American ExchangeThe Minor Eras

John Ashbery and Anglo-American Exchange: The Minor Eras

Oli Hazzard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198822011
eISBN:
9780191861093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822011.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

This book shows how the work of a major post-war American poet has been centrally concerned with questions of national identity and intercultural poetic exchange, by reading crucial episodes in John ... 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

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

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

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