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The Arabian Nights in Historical ContextBetween East and West

The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West

Saree Makdisi and Felicity Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554157
eISBN:
9780191720437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 18th-century Literature

Alf layla wa layla (known in English as A Thousand and One Nights or The Arabian Nights) changed the world on a scale unrivalled by any other literary text. Inspired by a 14th-century ... More

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 Archpoet and Medieval Culture

The Archpoet and Medieval Culture

Peter Godman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198719229
eISBN:
9780191788499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719229.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Early and Medieval Literature

This book is about one of the most famous and least understood authors of the Latin Middle Ages. We know him by the pseudonym of Archpoet. Setting his world and his works in their historical ... More

The Art of EloquenceByron, Dickens, Tennyson, Joyce

The Art of Eloquence: Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, Joyce

Matthew Bevis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253999
eISBN:
9780191719790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253999.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

‘In the course of these fifty years we have become a nation of public speakers. Everyone speaks now. We are now more than ever a debating, that is, a Parliamentary people’ (The Times, 1873). This ... More

The Art of Literary Biography

The Art of Literary Biography

John Batchelor (ed.)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182894
eISBN:
9780191673917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182894.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Is literary biography so widely read for popular, ‘prurient’ reasons, or for ‘reputable’ intellectual reasons? Is it of interest only in so far as it illuminates a writer's work? How much can we know ... More

The Art of ScandalModernism, Libel Law, and the Roman à Clef

The Art of Scandal: Modernism, Libel Law, and the Roman à Clef

Sean Latham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195379990
eISBN:
9780199869053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379990.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book advances a relatively simple claim with far-reaching consequences for modernist studies: writers and readers throughout the early 20th century revived the long-despised codes of the roman ... More

Artful DodgersReconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Marah Gubar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book proposes a fundamental reconception of the 19th-century attitude toward the child. The Romantic ideology of innocence spread more slowly than we think, it contends, and the people whom we ... More

The Artistry of Exile

The Artistry of Exile

Jane Stabler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199590247
eISBN:
9780191766411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590247.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This book explores the ways in which exile concentrates the aesthetics of two generations of 19th-century British writers who felt forced to leave England and chose to live in Italy. Focusing on the ... More

Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

W. J. McCormack

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The period between Burke's last years and the generation of Yeats and Joyce was a critical force in the development of modernist literature in the origins of Protestant Ascendancy ideology. This ... More

Ashapurna Devi and Feminist Consciousness in BengalA Bio-critical Reading

Ashapurna Devi and Feminist Consciousness in Bengal: A Bio-critical Reading

Dipannita Datta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198099994
eISBN:
9780199085415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099994.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Has the battle for equality solved problems of woman in society? Has the cry for woman’s emancipation from her degraded condition liberated women in India and in the world? This volume analyses the ... More

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