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A Vulgar ArtA New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

Ian Brodie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461824
eISBN:
9781626740921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461824.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book uses a folkloristic approach to stand-up comedy, engaging the discipline's central method of studying interpersonal, artistic communication and performance. Because stand-up comedy is a ... More

W. B. Yeats's A VisionExplications and Contexts

W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Neil Mann, Matthew Gibson, and Claire Nally (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780983533924
eISBN:
9781781382219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

W. B. Yeats’s “A Vision”: Explications and Contexts is the first volume of essays dedicated to A Vision and the associated system developed by William Butler Yeats and his wife, George Yeats. A ... More

W. G. Sebald - Image, Archive, Modernity

W. G. Sebald - Image, Archive, Modernity

J .J. Long

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633876
eISBN:
9780748651757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

W. G. Sebald is widely acknowledged as one of the most significant writers to have emerged onto the global literary scene in recent decades, and is frequently mentioned in the same breath as Nabokov, ... More

W.B. Yeats and the Muses

W.B. Yeats and the Muses

Joseph M. Hassett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582907
eISBN:
9780191723216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582907.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores how nine fascinating women inspired some of W.B. Yeats's most memorable poetry. Yeats's beliefs about poetic inspiration were remarkably akin to the Greek notion that a great poet ... More

W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish StateAdding the Half-pence to the Pence

W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish State: Adding the Half-pence to the Pence

Lauren Arrington

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590575
eISBN:
9780191595523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590575.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book utilizes new source material and documents that have not previously been analysed with regard to the Abbey Theatre's history in order to reconstruct the political, socio‐religious, and ... More

W.S. GrahamSpeaking Towards You

W.S. Graham: Speaking Towards You

Ralph Pite and Hester Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235699
eISBN:
9781846314407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314407
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

W. S. Graham's work was published by T. S. Eliot in the 1940s and 1950s, but as a major post-war poet, his work has received astonishingly little critical attention given its prestige and influence. ... More

Waging War on WarPeacefighting in American Literature

Waging War on War: Peacefighting in American Literature

Giorgio Mariani

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039751
eISBN:
9780252097850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039751.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The notion that war plays a fundamental role in the United States' idea of itself obscures the rich—and by no means naïve—seam of anti-war thinking that winds through American culture. This book ... More

Walking, Literature, and English CultureThe Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century

Walking, Literature, and English Culture: The Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century

Anne D. Wallace

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183280
eISBN:
9780191674006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book is a cultural history of walking in 19th-century England, assessing its importance in literature and in culture at large. Engaging with current debates about the relationship between ... More

The Wallflower Avant-GardeModernism, Sexuality, and Queer Ekphrasis

The Wallflower Avant-Garde: Modernism, Sexuality, and Queer Ekphrasis

Brian Glavey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190202651
eISBN:
9780190202675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202651.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book argues for the importance of a strain of modernist formalism based in ekphrasis, the literary imitation of the visual arts. Often associated with a conservative aesthetic of wholeness, ... More

Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity

Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity

David Blake

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110173
eISBN:
9780300134810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110173.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What is the relationship between poetry and fame? What happens to a reader's experience when a poem invokes its author's popularity? Is there a meaningful connection between poetry and advertising, ... More

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