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Conan DoyleWriting, Profession, and Practice

Conan Doyle: Writing, Profession, and Practice

Douglas Kerr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674947
eISBN:
9780191756986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is a critical study of the writings of Arthur Conan Doyle, and a cultural biography. From the early stories, to the great popular triumphs of the Sherlock Holmes tales and the Professor ... 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

Indian Arrivals 1870–1915Networks of British Empire

Indian Arrivals 1870–1915: Networks of British Empire

Elleke Boehmer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744184
eISBN:
9780191804076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744184.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores the rich and complicated landscape of intercultural contact between Indians and Britons on British soil at the height of empire, as reflected in a range of literary writing, ... More

Maps of UtopiaH. G. Wells, Modernity and the End of Culture

Maps of Utopia: H. G. Wells, Modernity and the End of Culture

Simon J. James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606597
eISBN:
9780191738517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

H. G. Wells is one of the most widely read writers of the twentieth century, but until now the aesthetics of his work have not been investigated in detail. Maps of Utopia tells the story of Wells’s ... More

Meeting Without Knowing ItKipling and Yeats at the Fin de Siècle

Meeting Without Knowing It: Kipling and Yeats at the Fin de Siècle

Alexander Bubb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198753872
eISBN:
9780191815669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753872.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book compares Rudyard Kipling and W. B. Yeats in the formative phase of their careers, from their births in 1865 up to 1903. The argument consists of parallel readings wed to a biographic ... More

Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87)An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

W. J. McCormack

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This biography of the influential Irish poet and gallery curator moves from his origins in non-conformist Belfast through his local education, early efforts at writing, the left-wing politics of the ... More

The Passage of LiteratureGenealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Christopher GoGwilt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book reevaluates twentieth-century literature and culture by studying the interrelations between English, Creole, and Indonesian formations of literary modernism. Each modernist formation is ... More

Strange CountryModernity and Nationhood in Irish Writing since 1790

Strange Country: Modernity and Nationhood in Irish Writing since 1790

Seamus Deane

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184904
eISBN:
9780191674389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184904.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book traces the emergence of a self-consciously national tradition in Irish writing from the era of the French Revolution and, specifically, from Edmund Burke’s counter-revolutionary writings. ... More

Tense FutureModernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form

Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form

Paul K. Saint-Amour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190200947
eISBN:
9780190200978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book falls into two parts. The first develops a critical account of total war discourse and addresses the resistant potential of acts, including acts of writing, before a future that looks ... More

The Victorians and Old Age

The Victorians and Old Age

Karen Chase

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564361
eISBN:
9780191722592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564361.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book examines old age as it was culturally constructed in the 19th century. It begins with the agitated relations set in motion when the increasing number of elderly people unable to provide ... More

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