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Work in HandScript, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Aileen Douglas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198789185
eISBN:
9780191831102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789185.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690–1840 argues that between the late seventeenth and early nineteenth centuries manual writing was a dynamic technology. It examines script in relation to ... More

The Work of FormPoetics and Materiality in Early Modern Culture

The Work of Form: Poetics and Materiality in Early Modern Culture

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann and Ben Burton (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702818
eISBN:
9780191795282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702818.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Work of Form: Poetics, Materiality and Culture in Early Modern England draws together leading international literary scholars to discuss the resurgent interest in literary form and aesthetics in ... More

The Work of Literature

The Work of Literature

Derek Attridge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198733195
eISBN:
9780191797750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733195.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is distinctive about the cultural practice called ‘literature’? How does it benefit individuals and society? How do literary works retain their importance and capacity to give pleasure over ... More

Working GirlsFiction, Sexuality, and Modernity

Working Girls: Fiction, Sexuality, and Modernity

Katherine Mullin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198724841
eISBN:
9780191792342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724841.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Working Girls: Fiction, Sexuality, and Modernity investigates the significance of a new form of sexual identity at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century. Young women of the ... More

Working Women, Literary LadiesThe Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration

Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration

Sylvia J Cook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195327809
eISBN:
9780199870547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327809.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book explores the mental and literary awakening that many working-class women in the United States experienced when they left home to work in factories early in the 19th century. It examines the ... More

World ViewsMetageographies of Modernist Fiction

World Views: Metageographies of Modernist Fiction

Jon Hegglund

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796106
eISBN:
9780199932771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796106.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

This book argues that many Anglophone modernist and postcolonial authors have often functioned as geographers manquéés, advancing theories of space, culture, and community within the formal ... More

Writing after SidneyThe Literary Response to Sir Philip Sidney 1586-1640

Writing after Sidney: The Literary Response to Sir Philip Sidney 1586-1640

Gavin Alexander

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285471
eISBN:
9780191713941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285471.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Sir Philip Sidney (1554–86), author of the Arcadia, Astrophil and Stella, and The Defence of Poesy, was the Elizabethan writer who had the most immediate influence on his contemporaries and the ... More

Writing and OralityNationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Writing and Orality: Nationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Penny Fielding

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121800
eISBN:
9780191671319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the concepts of nationality and culture in the context of 19th-century Scottish fiction, through the writing of Walter Scott, James Hogg, R. L. Stevenson, and Margaret Oliphant. It ... More

Writing and Reading Royal EntertainmentsFrom George Gascoigne to Ben Jonson

Writing and Reading Royal Entertainments: From George Gascoigne to Ben Jonson

Gabriel Heaton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199213115
eISBN:
9780191707148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213115.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This major new study of royal entertainments from the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James I, including country house entertainments, tiltyard speeches, and court masques, is focused on the ... More

Writing French Algeria

Writing French Algeria

Peter Dunwoodie

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is a study of the European literary discourse on French Algeria between the conquest of 1830 and the outbreak of the Algerian War in 1954. For the first time in English, this intertextual ... More

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