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The Only Wonderful ThingsThe Creative Partnership of Willa Cather & Edith Lewis

The Only Wonderful Things: The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather & Edith Lewis

Melissa J. Homestead

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190652876
eISBN:
9780190652906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Women's Literature

This book tells for the first time the story of the central relationship of novelist Willa Cather’s life, her nearly forty-year partnership with Edith Lewis. Cather has been described as a ... More

Mothering IndiaWomen's Fiction in English Shaping Cultural History (1890-1947)

Mothering India: Women's Fiction in English Shaping Cultural History (1890-1947)

Susmita Roye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190126254
eISBN:
9780190991623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126254.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Mothering India concentrates on early Indian women’s fiction, not only evaluating their contribution to the rise of Indian Writing in English (IWE), but also exploring how they reassessed and ... More

Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Mark Glancy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Archie Leach was a poorly educated, working-class boy from a troubled family living in the backstreets of Bristol. Cary Grant was Hollywood’s most debonair film star—the embodiment of worldly ... More

Style in NarrativeAspects of an Affective-Cognitive Stylistics

Style in Narrative: Aspects of an Affective-Cognitive Stylistics

Patrick Colm Hogan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539576
eISBN:
9780197539606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539576.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Style has often been understood both too broadly and too narrowly. In consequence, it has not defined a psychologically coherent area of study. In the opening chapter, Hogan first defines style so as ... More

Transgression and Redemption in American Fiction

Transgression and Redemption in American Fiction

Thomas J. Ferraro

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198863052
eISBN:
9780191895586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863052.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book considers modern American fiction in its own Italianate coloration: the interplay of sex (the red of passion), violence (the black of violence), and sanctity (the gold of redemption). Its ... More

Dancing WomenChoreographing Corporeal Histories of Hindi Cinema

Dancing Women: Choreographing Corporeal Histories of Hindi Cinema

Usha Iyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190938734
eISBN:
9780190938772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938734.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Dancing Women: Choreographing Corporeal Histories of Hindi Cinema, an ambitious study of two of South Asia’s most popular cultural forms—cinema and dance—historicizes and theorizes the material and ... More

Victorian Visions of Suburban UtopiaAbandoning Babylon

Victorian Visions of Suburban Utopia: Abandoning Babylon

Nathaniel Robert Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198861447
eISBN:
9780191893438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

The rise of suburbs and disinvestment from cities have been defining features of life in many countries over the course of the twentieth century, especially English-speaking ones. The separation of ... More

Poetry in Dialogue in the Duecento and Dante

Poetry in Dialogue in the Duecento and Dante

David Bowe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198849575
eISBN:
9780191883668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849575.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Poetry in Dialogue in the Duecento and Dante provides a new perspective on the highly networked literary landscape of thirteenth and fourteenth-century Italy. It demonstrates the fundamental role of ... More

Modernism and the Meaning of Corporate Persons

Modernism and the Meaning of Corporate Persons

Lisa Siraganian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198868873
eISBN:
9780191905339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868873.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Long before the U.S. Supreme Court announced that corporate persons freely “speak” with money in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010), the Court elaborated the legal fiction of ... More

Poetry in the MakingCreativity and Composition in Victorian Poetic Drafts

Poetry in the Making: Creativity and Composition in Victorian Poetic Drafts

Daniel Tyler (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198784562
eISBN:
9780191827037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784562.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Poetry in the Making investigates the compositional practices of Victorian poets, as made evident in the autograph manuscripts of their poems. Written in an accessible and stimulating style, the book ... More

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