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The Architecture of Narrative TimeThomas Mann and the Problems of Modern Narrative

The Architecture of Narrative Time: Thomas Mann and the Problems of Modern Narrative

Erica Wickerson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198793274
eISBN:
9780191835162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

Time matters to all of us. It dominates everyday discourse: diaries, schedules, clocks, working hours, opening times, appointments, weekdays and weekends, national holidays, religious festivals, ... More

Coastal WorksCultures of the Atlantic Edge

Coastal Works: Cultures of the Atlantic Edge

Nicholas Allen, Nick Groom, and Jos Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198795155
eISBN:
9780191836503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795155.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In all the complex cultural history of the islands of Britain and Ireland, the idea of the coast as a significant representative space is critical. For many artists, coastal space has figured as a ... More

Goldoni in ParisLa Gloire et le Malentendu

Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu

Jessica Goodman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198796626
eISBN:
9780191837913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796626.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

The thirty years Carlo Goldoni spent in Paris hold an ambiguous place in his career. The preface to his autobiography explicitly draws attention to France as the site of his authorial glory, but ... More

Invisible TerrainJohn Ashbery and the Aesthetics of Nature

Invisible Terrain: John Ashbery and the Aesthetics of Nature

Stephen J. Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198798385
eISBN:
9780191839405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798385.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Poetry

In his debut collection, Some Trees (1956), John Ashbery poses a question that resonates across his oeuvre and much modern art: “How could he explain to them his prayer / that nature, not art, might ... More

James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film

James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film

Cleo Hanaway-Oakley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198768913
eISBN:
9780191822186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768913.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film reappraises the lines of influence said to exist between Joyce’s writing and early cinema and provides an alternative to previous psychoanalytic readings of ... More

Madness and the Romantic PoetA Critical History

Madness and the Romantic Poet: A Critical History

James Whitehead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198733706
eISBN:
9780191798054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733706.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book examines writing that has linked poetry and poets to madness, covering early literary criticism, biography, medical literature, and poetry itself, and moving between the late eighteenth and ... More

Postcolonial BorgesArgument and Artistry

Postcolonial Borges: Argument and Artistry

Robin Fiddian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794714
eISBN:
9780191836176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794714.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This work considers geopolitical and postcolonial themes in a range of writings by Jorge Luis Borges, analysing the development of a postcolonial sensibility in works such as ‘Mythical Founding of ... More

Premodern ScotlandLiterature and Governance 1420-1587

Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance 1420-1587

Joanna Martin and Emily Wingfield (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787525
eISBN:
9780191829635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787525.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book brings together original essays by a group of international scholars to offer ground-breaking research into the ‘Advice to Princes’ tradition and related themes of good self- and public ... More

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