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Generous MistakesIncidents of Error in Henry James

Generous Mistakes: Incidents of Error in Henry James

Michael Anesko

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198794882
eISBN:
9780191836404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794882.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

By combining the techniques of textual criticism and the insights of close reading, Generous Mistakes offers new perspectives not only on two of Henry James’s major novels (The Portrait of a Lady and ... More

A History of European LiteratureThe West and the World from Antiquity to the Present

A History of European Literature: The West and the World from Antiquity to the Present

Walter Cohen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198732679
eISBN:
9780191796951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732679.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The history of European literature and of each of its standard periods can be illuminated by comparative consideration of the different literary languages within Europe and of the relationship of ... More

Hollywood AestheticPleasure in American Cinema

Hollywood Aesthetic: Pleasure in American Cinema

Todd Berliner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190658748
eISBN:
9780190658786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Hollywood makes the most widely successful pleasure-giving artworks the world has ever known. The American film industry operates under the assumption that pleasurable aesthetic experiences, among ... More

Intimate ViolenceHitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

David Greven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Intimate Violence explores the consistent cold war in Hitchcock's films between his heterosexual heroines and his queer characters, usually though not always male. From a reparative psychoanalytic ... More

Liffey and LetheParamnesiac History in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Ireland

Liffey and Lethe: Paramnesiac History in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Ireland

Patrick R. O’Malley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198790419
eISBN:
9780191831669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

Focusing on literary and cultural texts from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth, this book argues that in order to understand both the literature and the varieties of nationalist ... More

On Not Defending PoetryDefence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy

On Not Defending Poetry: Defence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy

Catherine Bates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198793779
eISBN:
9780191835575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793779.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Sidney’s Defence of Poesy—the foundational text of English poetics—is generally taken to present a model of poetry as ideal: the poet depicts ideals of human conduct and readers are inspired to ... More

The Rift in The LuteAttuning Poetry and Philosophy

The Rift in The Lute: Attuning Poetry and Philosophy

Maximilian de Gaynesford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797265
eISBN:
9780191838767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797265.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Criticism/Theory

The book is about finding ways to ‘attune’ poetry and philosophy. Attunement is a mutually shaping approach in which we really do philosophy in really appreciating poetry. This is best done by first ... More

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern EuropeVolume Two: The Reader-Writer

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume Two: The Reader-Writer

Warren Boutcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198739661
eISBN:
9780191831126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739661.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This major two-volume study offers an interdisciplinary analysis of Montaigne’s Essais and their fortunes in early modern Europe and the modern Western university. Volume 1 focuses on contexts from ... More

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern EuropeVolume One: The Patron Author

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume One: The Patron Author

Warren Boutcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198123743
eISBN:
9780191829437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123743.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This major two-volume study offers an interdisciplinary analysis of Montaigne’s Essais and their fortunes in early modern Europe and the modern Western university. Volume 1 focuses on contexts from ... More

Shakespeare's First FolioFour Centuries of an Iconic Book

Shakespeare's First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book

Emma Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198754367
eISBN:
9780191844416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754367.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a biography of a book: the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays printed in 1623 and known as the First Folio. It begins with the story of its first purchaser in London in December ... More

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