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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

Intimate ViolenceHitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

David Greven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Intimate Violence explores the consistent cold war in Hitchcock's films between his heterosexual heroines and his queer characters, usually though not always male. From a reparative psychoanalytic ... More

Film is Like a BattlegroundSam Fuller's War Movies

Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller's War Movies

Marsha Gordon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190269746
eISBN:
9780190657291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269746.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Film Is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller’s War Movies is the first book to focus on the genre that best defined the American director’s career: the war film. It draws on previously unexplored archival ... More

Generous MistakesIncidents of Error in Henry James

Generous Mistakes: Incidents of Error in Henry James

Michael Anesko

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198794882
eISBN:
9780191836404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794882.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

By combining the techniques of textual criticism and the insights of close reading, Generous Mistakes offers new perspectives not only on two of Henry James’s major novels (The Portrait of a Lady and ... More

Nabokov and his BooksBetween Late Modernism and the Literary Marketplace

Nabokov and his Books: Between Late Modernism and the Literary Marketplace

Duncan White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198737629
eISBN:
9780191801051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737629.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

At the outbreak of the Second World War Vladimir Nabokov stood on the brink of losing everything all over again. The reputation he had built as the pre-eminent Russian novelist in exile was ... More

Pleasing EveryoneMass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood

Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood

Jeffrey Knapp

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190634063
eISBN:
9780190634094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634063.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare’s plays were immensely popular in their own day—so why do we refuse to think of them as mass entertainment? In Pleasing Everyone, Jeffrey Knapp opens our eyes to the uncanny resemblance ... More

Blasphemous ModernismThe 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Steve Pinkerton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190627560
eISBN:
9780190627584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190627560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In his 1934 book After Strange Gods, T. S. Eliot declared blasphemy “obsolescent” as a viable literary or artistic mode. There could be no blasphemy worth the name, he reasoned, in a world that had ... More

A History of European LiteratureThe West and the World from Antiquity to the Present

A History of European Literature: The West and the World from Antiquity to the Present

Walter Cohen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198732679
eISBN:
9780191796951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732679.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The history of European literature and of each of its standard periods can be illuminated by comparative consideration of the different literary languages within Europe and of the relationship of ... More

The Health of the StateModern US War Narrative and the American Political Imagination, 1890-1964

The Health of the State: Modern US War Narrative and the American Political Imagination, 1890-1964

Jonathan Vincent

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466664
eISBN:
9780190466688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466664.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Health of the State is an interpretive cultural history that explores three phases of modern American war writing: the usable past of Civil War memory as it was employed in literature during the ... More

Flat ProtagonistsA Theory of Novel Character

Flat Protagonists: A Theory of Novel Character

Marta Figlerowicz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190496760
eISBN:
9780190496784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496760.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Flat Protagonists is a book of literary theory that examines a selection of British and French novels ranging from the late seventeenth to the early twentieth century. The authors it discusses are ... More

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