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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

The Broken VoiceReading Post-Holocaust Literature

The Broken Voice: Reading Post-Holocaust Literature

Robert Eaglestone

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198778363
eISBN:
9780191823800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

‘Which writer today is not a writer of the Holocaust?’ asked the late Imre Kertész, Hungarian survivor and novelist, in his Nobel acceptance speech: ‘one does not have to choose the Holocaust as ... 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

Fade In, CrossroadsA History of the Southern Cinema

Fade In, Crossroads: A History of the Southern Cinema

Robert Jackson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190660178
eISBN:
9780190660215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660178.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Fade In, Crossroads is a history of the relations between southerners and motion pictures from the silent era to midcentury. In providing a narrative of the South’s contributions to the film medium ... 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

How the Essay Film Thinks

How the Essay Film Thinks

Laura Rascaroli

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190238247
eISBN:
9780190238278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238247.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Less than a decade ago the expression "essay film" was still encountered only sporadically; today, the term has been widely integrated into film criticism, and is increasingly adopted by filmmakers ... 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

Lecturing the AtlanticSpeech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Lecturing the Atlantic: Speech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Tom F. Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190496791
eISBN:
9780190496814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496791.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Lecturing the Atlantic argues for a new interpretation of the public lecture, as one of the nineteenth-century Anglo-American world’s most important cultural forms. It reorients our understanding of ... More

The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture

The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture

Helena Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198796770
eISBN:
9780191838002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796770.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Seventeenth-century France saw one of the most significant ‘culture wars’ Europe has ever known. Culminating in the Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns, this was a confrontational, transitional time ... More

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