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“A Music Numerous as Space”

Sharon Lattig.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism

August 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 9168 words.

This article examines the concept of cognitive environment in relation to ecocriticism. It discusses Gaston Bachelard’s analysis, in his The Poetics of Space, of historian Jules Michelet’s...

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Absolute Beginnings

David E. James.

in Rock 'N' Film

February 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 3902 words.

The first film in which rock ’n’ roll was heard, Blackboard Jungle (1955), emphasized the music’s delinquency, unequivocally associating Bill Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock” with inner-city...

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Advertising and Design

Jonathan M. Woodham.

in The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6918 words.

This chapter focuses on various ways in which the rhetoric and visual iconography of the space age and the world of science fiction was explored in the styling and promotion of consumer...

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Aesthetics

Peter Stockwell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 5700 words.

This chapter argues that the prescriptive turn in literary aesthetics over the last two centuries has marginalized science fiction, placing it in the category of the “Sublime” rather than...

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Afterword

Guy Woodward.

in Culture, Northern Ireland, and the Second World War

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 2841 words.

Since the events of the late 1960s and the escalation of political violence throughout the 1970s and 80s, the significance of the Second World War to the social, political, and cultural...

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Afterword

Peter Brooker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Modernisms

December 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 12640 words.

This article sums up the key findings of this study on modernism. It discusses the ‘newness’ in early and late modernisms, and suggests that the very range of articles in this book is...

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‘An angry wind strumming the wires’

Guy Woodward.

in Culture, Northern Ireland, and the Second World War

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 23703 words.

The international success of post-war generations of Northern Irish poets in the final third of the twentieth century has eclipsed the work of writers who were present and active in the...

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And the War Came

Robert Jackson.

in Fade In, Crossroads

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 14550 words.

Chapter 4 deals with the cinematic legacies of the Civil War, from very early documentary films featuring Confederate Memorial Days and battlefield reenactments to the two most significant...

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. . . And White

David E. James.

in Rock 'N' Film

February 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9246 words.

Country music, a largely white tradition that had been fundamental to early rock ’n’ roll, became important again in late sixties country rock. For most of the decade, films about it were...

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Annotation

Helen Thaventhiran.

in Radical Empiricists

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 12009 words.

This chapter explores the importance of ‘notes’ for T.S. Eliot as a form of being intimate with, or critical of, works, beginning from his marginalia as a student of Aristotelian...

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