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New Directions in Law and Literature

New Directions in Law and Literature

Elizabeth S. Anker and Bernadette Meyler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456368
eISBN:
9780190456399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456368.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

After the heyday of the law and literature movement in the 1970s and 1980s, many wondered whether it would retain vitality and influence. Yet in recent years, scholarship in law and literature ... 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

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

Pamela Hansford JohnsonA Writing Life

Pamela Hansford Johnson: A Writing Life

Deirdre David

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198729617
eISBN:
9780191843280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198729617.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Women's Literature

This literary biography traces the life of Pamela Hansford Johnson from her birth in a theatrical family to her death as the widow of C.P. Snow. A prolific writer, she published almost thirty novels, ... 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 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

Present ImperfectContemporary South African Writing

Present Imperfect: Contemporary South African Writing

Andrew van der Vlies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793762
eISBN:
9780191835551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793762.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, World Literature

Present Imperfect asks how South African writers have responded to the end of apartheid, to the hopes that attended the birth of the ‘new’ nation in 1994, and to the inevitable disappointments that ... 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

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

Split Screen NationMoving Images of the American West and South

Split Screen Nation: Moving Images of the American West and South

Susan Courtney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190459963
eISBN:
9780190459994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459963.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Split Screen Nation proposes that our visions of the American West and the American South must be thought in relation to each other if we are to fully understand the marks both have left on popular ... More

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