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Writing WeimarCritical Realism in German Literature, 1918-1933

Writing Weimar: Critical Realism in German Literature, 1918-1933

David Midgley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151791
eISBN:
9780191672835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151791.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The years of the Weimar Republic saw complex cultural change in Germany as well as political turmoil. This book draws on the large amount of research done on the period since the 1980s in order to ... More

Writing with ScissorsAmerican Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Ellen Gruber Garvey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195390346
eISBN:
9780199979240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390346.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Men and women 150 years ago grappled with information overload by making scrapbooks—the ancestors of Google and blogging. From Abraham Lincoln to Susan B. Anthony, African American janitors to ... More

Yeats and Violence

Yeats and Violence

Michael Wood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199557660
eISBN:
9780191701726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557660.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This is a book about how poetry, seen through the instance of a single poem, seeks to make sense of a turbulent and dangerous world. Poetry must introduce order and shape where there is none, and ... More

Young MiltonThe Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Edward Jones (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698707
eISBN:
9780191740756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The experimental and diverse writings of John Milton's early career offer tantalizing evidence of a precocious and steadily ripening author, but critical approaches that contend his juvenilia is ... More

Zhuangzi and Modern Chinese Literature

Zhuangzi and Modern Chinese Literature

Liu Jianmei

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190238155
eISBN:
9780190238179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238155.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This is a powerful account of how the ruin and resurrection of Zhuangzi in modern China’s literary history corresponds to the rise and fall of modern Chinese individuality. The book highlights two ... More

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