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Forms of DictatorshipPower, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Jennifer Harford Vargas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

An intraethnic study of Latina/o fiction written in the United States from the early 1990s to the present, this book examines novels that depict the historical reality of dictatorship and exploit ... More

Real Sex FilmsThe New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

Real Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190244606
eISBN:
9780190244644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244606.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Within the domain of film studies, the recent surge in films depicting graphic and high-impact sex and sexualized violence has been variously classified under the terms transgressive, brutal, ... More

The Modernist Art of Queer Survival

The Modernist Art of Queer Survival

Benjamin Bateman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190676537
eISBN:
9780190676568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676537.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book explores an archive of modernist literature that conceives survival as a collective enterprise linking lives across boundaries of race, time, class, species, gender, and sexuality. As ... More

Empire of RuinBlack Classicism and American Imperial Culture

Empire of Ruin: Black Classicism and American Imperial Culture

John Levi Barnard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190663599
eISBN:
9780190663629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663599.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book traces the development of a critical practice within African American literature, art, and activism that identifies and critiques the widespread appropriation of classical tradition to the ... More

Why Horror Seduces

Why Horror Seduces

Mathias Clasen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190666507
eISBN:
9780190666545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190666507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book explains the appeals and functions of horror entertainment by drawing on cutting-edge findings in the evolutionary social sciences, showing how the horror genre is a product of human ... More

Untimely DemocracyThe Politics of Progress After Slavery

Untimely Democracy: The Politics of Progress After Slavery

Gregory Laski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190642792
eISBN:
9780190642815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642792.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, African-American Literature

Untimely Democracy tells the surprising story of how American authors and activists defined the path of racial progress after the abolition of slavery. Conventional narratives of democracy stretching ... More

Still ModernismPhotography, Literature, Film

Still Modernism: Photography, Literature, Film

Louise Hornby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661229
eISBN:
9780190661250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661229.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Still Modernism offers a critique of the modernist imperative to embrace motion, speed, and mobility. In the context of the rise of kinetic technologies and the invention of motion pictures, the book ... More

The Poetry of the AmericasFrom Good Neighbors to Countercultures

The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures

Harris Feinsod

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190682002
eISBN:
9780190682033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682002.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Poetry of the Americas offers an expansive, detailed history of relations among poets in the United States and Latin America, spanning three decades from the Good Neighbor diplomacy of World War ... More

Translation as CitationZhuangzi Inside Out

Translation as Citation: Zhuangzi Inside Out

Haun Saussy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198812531
eISBN:
9780191851353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812531.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Translation as Citation denies that translating amounts to the composition, in one language, of statements equivalent to statements previously made in another. Rather, translation works with elements ... More

The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Paul Cefalu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology argues that the Fourth Gospel and First Epistle of Saint John the Evangelist were so influential during the early modern ... More

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