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American EnchantmentRituals of the People in the Post-Revolutionary World

American Enchantment: Rituals of the People in the Post-Revolutionary World

Michelle Sizemore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190627539
eISBN:
9780190627553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627539.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book investigates the post-revolutionary rituals and discourses of enchantment, a category of mystical experience uniquely capable of producing new forms of popular power and social affiliation. ... More

Animating the Science Fiction Imagination

Animating the Science Fiction Imagination

J.P. Telotte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190695262
eISBN:
9780190695309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695262.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Before flying saucers, robot monsters, and alien menaces invaded the movies of the 1950s, there was already a significant body of animated science fiction, produced by such studios as Disney, the ... More

Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Joseph Hone

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814078
eISBN:
9780191851728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814078.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is the first detailed study of the final Stuart succession crisis. It demonstrates for the first time the centrality of debates about royal succession to the literature and political ... More

More than Meets the EyeWhat Blindness Brings to Art

More than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art

Georgina Kleege

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604356
eISBN:
9780190604394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604356.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

More Than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art explores the ways blindness and visual art are linked in many facets of the culture. The author writes from her position as the blind daughter of ... More

The Nervous StageNineteenth-century Neuroscience and the Birth of Modern Theatre

The Nervous Stage: Nineteenth-century Neuroscience and the Birth of Modern Theatre

Matthew Wilson Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190644086
eISBN:
9780190644116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644086.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

Theater and neuroscience: What could these two have in common? What could their historical developments tell us about modernity and the modern subject? The Nervous Stage argues that, to a significant ... More

News of WarCivilian Poetry 1936-1945

News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945

Rachel Galvin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190623920
eISBN:
9780190623951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Drawing on original archival research, providing detailed, socio-historically attentive readings, and featuring new translations, this book offers a compelling model of comparative, transnational ... More

The Novel after FilmModernism and the Decline of Autonomy

The Novel after Film: Modernism and the Decline of Autonomy

Jonathan Foltz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190676490
eISBN:
9780190676520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676490.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Novel After Film examines how literary fiction has been redefined in response to the emergence of narrative film. It charts the institutional, stylistic, and conceptual relays that linked ... More

On Sympathetic GroundsRace, Gender, and Affective Geographies in Nineteenth-Century North America

On Sympathetic Grounds: Race, Gender, and Affective Geographies in Nineteenth-Century North America

Naomi Greyser

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190460983
eISBN:
9780190461003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190460983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

On Sympathetic Grounds lays out sympathy’s vital place in shaping North America. The book puts forward a critical method for thinking about sentimentalism as a genre, mode, and political and ... More

Scents and SensibilityPerfume in Victorian Literary Culture

Scents and Sensibility: Perfume in Victorian Literary Culture

Catherine Maxwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198701750
eISBN:
9780191771460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701750.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

A major reconceptualization of the imagination that reinstates its hidden links with the historically neglected sense of smell, this book is the first to examine the role played by scent and perfume ... More

Unscripted AmericaIndigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation

Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation

Sarah Rivett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190492564
eISBN:
9780190492595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492564.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

From their earliest encounters in the Americas, Europeans struggled to make sense of the words spoken by the numerous indigenous tribes that surrounded them. Unscripted America recounts a colonial ... More

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