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Adulthood and Other FictionsAmerican Literature and the Unmaking of Age

Adulthood and Other Fictions: American Literature and the Unmaking of Age

Sari Edelstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198831884
eISBN:
9780191869716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831884.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

While the field of childhood studies has blossomed in recent years, few scholars have taken up the question of age more broadly as a lens for reading American literature. Adulthood and Other Fictions ... More

Artificial ColorModern Food and Racial Fictions

Artificial Color: Modern Food and Racial Fictions

Catherine Keyser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190673123
eISBN:
9780190673154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the early twentieth century, US writers looked at modern food—its global geographies, its nutritional theories, and its technological innovations—and saw not merely the incursion of industry and ... More

The Center of the WorldRegional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time

The Center of the World: Regional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time

June Howard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821397
eISBN:
9780191867897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821397.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Center of the World: Regional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time is a study of literary regionalism. It focuses on but is not limited to fiction in the United States, also considering the ... More

Exorbitant EnlightenmentBlake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Alexander Regier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Exorbitant Enlightenment offers new ways to think about eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century literature and culture. It brings into focus a constellation of relatively unknown, pre-1790s ... More

History, Abolition, and the Ever-Present Now in Antebellum American Writing

History, Abolition, and the Ever-Present Now in Antebellum American Writing

Jeffrey Insko

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198825647
eISBN:
9780191864285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825647.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Ever-Present Now examines the meaning and possibilities of the present and its relationship to history and historicity in a number of literary texts of the past; specifically, the writings of ... 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

Modernism, Postcolonialism, and GlobalismAnglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present

Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present

Richard Begam and Michael Valdez Moses (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199980963
eISBN:
9780190910846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199980963.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

As the British empire rapidly contracted after World War II, how did writers living outside the United Kingdom respond to the history of colonialism and the aesthetics of modernism within a global ... More

Shakespeare's Contagious SympathiesIll Communications

Shakespeare's Contagious Sympathies: Ill Communications

Eric Langley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821847
eISBN:
9780191860973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821847.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

ULYSSES … No man is the lord of any thing,Though in and of him there be much consisting,Till he communicate his parts to others.Troilus and Cressida Understanding the early-modern subject to be ... More

Street SongsWriters and urban songs and cries, 1800-1925

Street Songs: Writers and urban songs and cries, 1800-1925

Daniel Karlin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198792352
eISBN:
9780191834363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792352.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

The Introduction presents an overview of the topic of street song and summarizes the main chapters of the book. It begins by discussing poems by Robert Herrick and Thomas Campion based on the ... More

TelegraphiesIndigeneity, Identity, and Nation in America's Nineteenth-Century Virtual Realm

Telegraphies: Indigeneity, Identity, and Nation in America's Nineteenth-Century Virtual Realm

Kay Yandell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190901042
eISBN:
9780190901073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901042.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Telegraphies: Indigeneity, Identity, and Nation in America’s Nineteenth-Century Virtual Realm explores literatures envisioning the literary, societal, even the perceived metaphysical effects of ... More

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