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Commonwealth of LettersBritish Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Peter J. Kalliney

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Transatlantic Modernism and the Emergence of Postcolonial Literature is a study of midcentury literary institutions integral to the formation of both modernism and postcolonial writing. ... More

The Degenerate MuseAmerican Nature, Modernist Poetry, and the Problem of Cultural Hygiene

The Degenerate Muse: American Nature, Modernist Poetry, and the Problem of Cultural Hygiene

Robin G. Schulze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199920327
eISBN:
9780199345625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920327.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

America’s modernist poets came of age in a nation struggling to redefine its relationship with poetry and with nature. In the early twentieth century, Darwinian science dictated that as countries ... More

English as a VocationThe 'Scrutiny' Movement

English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Christopher Hilliard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is a history of the most influential movement in modern British literary criticism. F. R. Leavis and his collaborators on the Cambridge journal Scrutiny in the 1920s and 1930s demonstrated ... More

History and ValueThe Clarendon Lectures and the Northcliffe Lectures 1987

History and Value: The Clarendon Lectures and the Northcliffe Lectures 1987

Frank Kermode

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122241
eISBN:
9780191671388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122241.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The author returns to the literature of his youth to ask why we appear to have forgotten how urgent and powerful it seemed in a time of economic crisis and imminent world war. The general questions ... More

Joyce’s Creative Process and the Construction of Characters in UlyssesBecoming the Blooms

Joyce’s Creative Process and the Construction of Characters in Ulysses: Becoming the Blooms

Luca Crispi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198718857
eISBN:
9780191788307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718857.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is both a study of how James Joyce created two of the most iconic characters in literature—Leopold Bloom and Marion Tweedy Bloom—as well as a history of the genesis of Ulysses. From a ... More

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