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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9557 words.

This chapter offers a synopsis and discussion of the events that take place in the seventh section of Mrs. Dalloway. Hoff explores the many layers within the section, paying close attention...

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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9315 words.

Chapter eight follows the action that takes place in the eighth section of Mrs. Dalloway. In Hoff’s discussion of the plot she provides useful, factual context as well as her own personal...

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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 28646 words.

In this chapter, Hoff provides annotations on the ninth section of Mrs. Dalloway. She explores the book’s metanarrative and linguistic style whilst placing the text in the light of Greek...

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A “Bloodless and Pernicious Pest”

Martin Winquist.

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

June 2014; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 3198 words.

This chapter discusses Woolf's antagonism toward the “middle brow,” the all-too-common reader who mistakenly believes that she/he actually knows something about literature. It considers a...

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A “Very Complicated” Diet for a Lion

Kei Katsui.

in Hemingway and Italy

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 4375 words.

Katsui analyzes one of Hemingway’s fables as crucial for its use of food and drink as a theme to the narrative. To Katsui, food and drink is central to the feeling of “belonging,” of being...

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A ‘Formal’ Theory of Art

Roger Keys.

in The Reluctant Modernist

June 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 2643 words.

This chapter focuses on Andrei Belyi's theory of art. The notion of the meaning or ultimate purpose of art, he argued, should not be confused with or substituted for the separate question...

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A ‘Subtle Metamorphosis’: Sound, Mimesis and Transformation

Leigh Wilson.

in Modernism and Magic

December 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 13398 words.

This chapter continues and extends the argument of chapter 2 by considering the role of sound in modernist innovation. Beginning with the problem of sound in experimental work through...

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A. B. Frost and the Photographic Revolution

Thierry Smolderen.

in The Origins of Comics

February 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 4520 words.

This chapter explores the advent of photography and work of American cartoonist Arthur Burdett Frost, who was one of the first to develop a style based on the expressive possibilities...

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“A Beaker Full of the Warm South”

Catherine Keyser.

in Artificial Color

November 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 13599 words.

According to early-twentieth-century raciologists, the Mediterranean race, which could be found all over Europe, especially in the South, had disturbing ties to Africa and Asia and,...

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“A Bestial Convulsion of Civilization”

Jonathan Vincent.

in The Health of the State

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 17150 words.

Chapter 3 examines the literary fallout from the Great War and the general assessment of war-themed US modernism as “protest” culture. While much of the writing reveals a sense of betrayal,...

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