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André Bazin's Film TheoryArt, Science, Religion

André Bazin's Film Theory: Art, Science, Religion

Angela Dalle Vacche

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190067298
eISBN:
9780190067335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067298.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The best way to understand Bazin’s film theory is to pay attention to art, science, and religion, since spectatorship depends on perception, cognition, and hallucination. By arguing that this ... More

Ireland, Literature, and the CoastSeatangled

Ireland, Literature, and the Coast: Seatangled

Nicholas Allen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198857877
eISBN:
9780191890444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857877.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The islands of Ireland are shaped by their relationships with land and sea. This book is a study of the various and changing ways in which literature has drawn the coast in lines that shape the ... More

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

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

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

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

V.S. Naipaul, Caribbean Writing, and Caribbean Thought

V.S. Naipaul, Caribbean Writing, and Caribbean Thought

William Ghosh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198861102
eISBN:
9780191893070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861102.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book presents a new portrait of V.S. Naipaul, one of the twentieth-century’s most controversial writers about colonialism and its aftermath, by looking at his relationship with the Caribbean, ... 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

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