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Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Sam Ferguson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first study of the diary in French writing across the twentieth century, as a genre including both fictional and non-fictional works. From the 1880s it became apparent to writers in ... More

Dryden and EnthusiasmLiterature, Religion, and Politics in Restoration England

Dryden and Enthusiasm: Literature, Religion, and Politics in Restoration England

John West

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816409
eISBN:
9780191853678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816409.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

For John Dryden, enthusiasm was a crucial form of literary authority. It allowed writers to speak of supernatural or divine things. It signalled the intense emotions of an audience or reader that ... More

Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety

Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety

Chris Barrett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816874
eISBN:
9780191858567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816874.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Though the Renaissance map—made newly accurate and newly ubiquitous by the Cartographic Revolution—delighted, inspired, and fascinated, it also unsettled, upset, and disturbed sixteenth- and ... More

Modernist PhysicsWaves, Particles, and Relativities in the Writings of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence

Modernist Physics: Waves, Particles, and Relativities in the Writings of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence

Rachel Crossland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198815976
eISBN:
9780191853494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815976.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Modernist Physics takes as its focus the ideas associated with three scientific papers published by Albert Einstein in 1905, considering the dissemination of those ideas both within and beyond the ... More

Narratology beyond the HumanStorytelling and Animal Life

Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life

David Herman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190850401
eISBN:
9780190850432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190850401.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book aims to develop a cross-disciplinary approach to post-Darwinian narratives concerned with animals and human-animal relationships. In outlining this integrative approach to storytelling in a ... More

Nobody's Girl FridayThe Women Who Ran Hollywood

Nobody's Girl Friday: The Women Who Ran Hollywood

J. E. Smyth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190840822
eISBN:
9780190840853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Looking back on her career in 1977, Bette Davis remembered with pride, “Women owned Hollywood for twenty years.” She had a point. During the 1930s and 1940s, the press claimed Hollywood was a ... More

Psyche and EthosMoral Life After Psychology

Psyche and Ethos: Moral Life After Psychology

Amanda Anderson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198755821
eISBN:
9780191816956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Contemporary culture is saturated with psychological concepts and ideas, from anxiety to narcissism to trauma. While it might seem that concern over psychological conditions is intrinsically oriented ... More

The Puritan CosmopolisThe Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

Nan Goodman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190642822
eISBN:
9780190642846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book traces the emergence of a sense of kinship with and belonging to a larger, more inclusive world within the law and literature of late seventeenth-century Puritanism. Connected to this ... More

The Roman de la rose in its Philosophical ContextArt, Nature, and Ethics

The Roman de la rose in its Philosophical Context: Art, Nature, and Ethics

Jonathan Morton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816669
eISBN:
9780191858314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816669.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Roman de la rose is one of the most erudite, complex works of poetry to have been produced in medieval Europe, rich with allusions to French and Latin literature and to Scholastic philosophy. Its ... More

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