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Artefacts of WritingIdeas of the State and Communities of Letters from Matthew Arnold to Xu Bing

Artefacts of Writing: Ideas of the State and Communities of Letters from Matthew Arnold to Xu Bing

Peter D. McDonald

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198725152
eISBN:
9780191792595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725152.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Some forms of literature interfere with the workings of the literate brain, posing a challenge to readers of all kinds. This book argues that they pose as much of a challenge to the way states ... More

Dramatic GeographyRomance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama

Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama

Laurence Publicover

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806813
eISBN:
9780191844362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806813.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Focusing on early modern plays that stage encounters between peoples of different cultures, this book asks how a sense of geographical location was created in early modern theatres that featured ... More

Empire of RuinBlack Classicism and American Imperial Culture

Empire of Ruin: Black Classicism and American Imperial Culture

John Levi Barnard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190663599
eISBN:
9780190663629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663599.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book traces the development of a critical practice within African American literature, art, and activism that identifies and critiques the widespread appropriation of classical tradition to the ... More

Forms of DictatorshipPower, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Jennifer Harford Vargas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

An intraethnic study of Latina/o fiction written in the United States from the early 1990s to the present, this book examines novels that depict the historical reality of dictatorship and exploit ... More

Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages

Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages

Tanya Pollard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198793113
eISBN:
9780191835063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793113.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages argues that ancient Greek plays exerted a powerful and uncharted influence on early modern England’s dramatic landscape. Drawing on original research to ... More

Inventing the MythPolitical Passions and the Ulster Protestant Imagination

Inventing the Myth: Political Passions and the Ulster Protestant Imagination

Connal Parr

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198791591
eISBN:
9780191833953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791591.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Drama

This book approaches Ulster Protestantism through its theatrical and cultural intersection with politics, re-establishing a forgotten history and engaging with contemporary debates. Anchored by the ... More

The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Paul Cefalu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology argues that the Fourth Gospel and First Epistle of Saint John the Evangelist were so influential during the early modern ... More

Lying in Early Modern English CultureFrom the Oath of Supremacy to the Oath of Allegiance

Lying in Early Modern English Culture: From the Oath of Supremacy to the Oath of Allegiance

Andrew Hadfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198789468
eISBN:
9780191831287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789468.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Lying in Early Modern English Culture is a major study of ideas of truth and falsehood from the advent of the Reformation to the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot. The period is characterized by panic ... More

The Matter of High WordsNaturalism, Normativity, and the Postwar Sage

The Matter of High Words: Naturalism, Normativity, and the Postwar Sage

Robert Chodat

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190682156
eISBN:
9780190682187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682156.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Ambitious scientific accounts of human thought and behavior have been a mainstay of American intellectual culture since World War II. But if such theories are true, what is the status of our highest ... More

The Modernist Art of Queer Survival

The Modernist Art of Queer Survival

Benjamin Bateman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190676537
eISBN:
9780190676568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676537.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book explores an archive of modernist literature that conceives survival as a collective enterprise linking lives across boundaries of race, time, class, species, gender, and sexuality. As ... More

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