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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

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

On Not Defending PoetryDefence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy

On Not Defending Poetry: Defence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy

Catherine Bates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198793779
eISBN:
9780191835575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793779.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Sidney’s Defence of Poesy—the foundational text of English poetics—is generally taken to present a model of poetry as ideal: the poet depicts ideals of human conduct and readers are inspired to ... More

Work in HandScript, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Aileen Douglas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198789185
eISBN:
9780191831102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789185.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690–1840 argues that between the late seventeenth and early nineteenth centuries manual writing was a dynamic technology. It examines script in relation to ... More

The Rift in The LuteAttuning Poetry and Philosophy

The Rift in The Lute: Attuning Poetry and Philosophy

Maximilian de Gaynesford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797265
eISBN:
9780191838767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797265.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Criticism/Theory

The book is about finding ways to ‘attune’ poetry and philosophy. Attunement is a mutually shaping approach in which we really do philosophy in really appreciating poetry. This is best done by first ... More

Spectacular MenRace, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage

Spectacular Men: Race, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage

Sarah E. Chinn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190653675
eISBN:
9780190653705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190653675.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In this book, I use theatrical texts to trace the development of various models of white masculinity in the years between the establishment of the United States of America and the Jacksonian era of ... 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

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern EuropeVolume Two: The Reader-Writer

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume Two: The Reader-Writer

Warren Boutcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198739661
eISBN:
9780191831126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739661.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This major two-volume study offers an interdisciplinary analysis of Montaigne’s Essais and their fortunes in early modern Europe and the modern Western university. Volume 1 focuses on contexts from ... More

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