Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 14,872 items for:

Literature x Literary Theory and Cultural Studies x clear all

Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

11/3/82

Martin McQuillan.

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

May 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 155 words.

In this document, dated 11/3/82, Paul de Man presents the possible table of contents for an ‘unfinished book, in the event of my death’, after he was diagnosed with cancer. The book covers...

Go to Edinburgh University Press »  abstract

2008

Mark Sanders.

in Learning Zulu

March 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 15615 words.

This chapter examines the phenomenon of mobs discriminating in the name of Zulu in 2008. In June 2008, a wave of xenophobic attacks against migrants and foreigners that began in Gauteng...

Go to Princeton University Press »  abstract

A “Mighty World-Force”: Wheat as Natural Corrective in Norris

Kathryn Cornell Dolan.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 9413 words.

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

A “Starling” Manifesto for Mocking Bird Technologies

Christopher GoGwilt.

in Mocking Bird Technologies

January 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 4929 words.

Reflecting back on the themes of the volume, this chapter discusses the “starling” form used as precis for each of the chapters. Described as a technology of the word emulating the...

Go to Fordham University Press »  abstract

A “Voice from the Enslaved”: The Origins of Frederick Douglass's Political Philosophy of Democracy

Nick Bromell.

in American Literary History

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; United States History. 11341 words.

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

A ‘Conceptual Alliance’: ‘Interculturation’ in Robert Burns and Kamau Brathwaite

Leith Davis and Kristen Mahlis.

in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature

June 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6415 words.

This chapter adopts a rhizomatic approach derived from Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, as Robert Burns is placed into conversation with the contemporary Barbadian writer, Kamau...

Go to Edinburgh University Press »  abstract

‘A bad master’: religion, Jacobitism, and the politics of representation in Lady Gregory’s <i>The White Cockade</i>

Anna Pilz.

in Irish Women'S Writing, 1878-1922

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8885 words.

This chapter focuses on Lady Gregory’s historical drama The White Cockade within the context of the fin-de-siècle revival of Jacobitism. With its historical focus on the Battle of the Boyne...

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

“A Bizarre Ecology” The Nature of Denatured Nature

Molly Wallace.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 0 words.

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

“A Blessed Boon”

Bill Kirkpatrick.

in Disability Media Studies

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8719 words.

Disability and media shape each other in often surprising ways. Through his analysis of the discourse of the disabled “shut-in” in the first decade of broadcasting, Bill Kirkpatrick reveals...

Go to NYU Press »  abstract

‘A Butcher's Shop where the Meat Still Moved’: Gothic Doubles, Organ Harvesting and Human Cloning

Sara Wasson.

in Gothic Science Fiction 1980–2010

November 2011; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6467 words.

This chapter offers a literary criticism to the narrative explorations of Gothic science fiction. It discusses the themes of doubling, organ harvesting, technological duplication or...

Go to Liverpool University Press »  abstract