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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Social Facts and Poetic Authority

Benjamin Kohlmann.

in Committed Styles

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 14225 words.

Mass-Observation functions as a focal lens in the context of thirties writing, reflecting some of the decade’s central artistic and political ambitions and spelling out their inherent...

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Knights, L. C. (1906–97)

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 179 words.

(1906–97),

British critic, born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, educated at Selwyn College and Christ's College, Cambridge. A founder of

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Fuller, Peter (1947–90)

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 131 words.

(1947–90),

English art critic and broadcaster, born in Damascus, educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge. He was founder, editor,

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Prichard, Katherine Susannah (1883–1969)

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 161 words.

(1883–1969),

Australian writer, born in Fiji. Prichard was a founder member of the Communist Party of Australia;

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Walker, William S. (1846–1926)

Sandra Kemp, Charlotte Mitchell and David Trotter.

in The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 81 words.

(1846–1926) married, first,—and, secondly,—.

Born in Australia, son of the founder of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, he

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Wife of Sir Isaac Harman, The (1914)

Sandra Kemp, Charlotte Mitchell and David Trotter.

in The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 181 words.

H. G. Wells, 1914, Macmillan.

Eighteen-year-old Ellen Sawbridge achieves an ambitious marriage to the founder and proprietor of

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Wilson, August (1945–2005)

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 200 words.

(1945–2005),

African-American playwright, born and educated at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A founder of Black Horizons Theatre Company in

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John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

(1935– )

Founder and editor of The Horn, which first published the work of Wole Soyinka and Christopher Okigbo. Educated at Ibadan, Nigeria, Clark‐Bekederemo, influenced by...

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New Verse

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

A little magazine edited 1933–9 by its founder G. Grigson. It included work by Auden, MacNeice, G. Barker, Empson, R. Fuller, and the young Ewart, among others, and attacked, among other...

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Introduction

Jeffrey Lawrence.

in Anxieties of Experience

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 10044 words.

In the summer of 2011, while drinking with friends in a Mexico City pulquería, I met a writer from Los Angeles who had just finished reading the English translation of Chilean novelist...

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A Very British Pornographer:

in Obelisk

October 2007; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 31302 words.

This chapter discusses the life story of Jack Kahane, the Manchester–born founder of Obelisk Press in Paris, France. It explains that Kahane was a novelist and short story writer in the...

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Paris Review

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

(1953–),

quarterly journal of poetry, fiction, art and literary criticism and commentary, edited from Paris and New York. It emphasizes the contemporary but its tastes are quite...

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Lost and Found – and What Happened Next: Some Reflections on the Search for Women Writers Begun by The Feminist Press in 1970

Florence Howe.

in Contemporary Women's Writing

July 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9010 words.

These words, “lost and found,” describe the singular contribution of The Feminist Press, launched in 1970 as the rediscovery of “lost” women writers, at first in the USA, and then elsewhere...

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Introduction: Thinking Sideways through One’s Sisters

Christine Froula.

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 3122 words.

‘She’s always there’, sighed someone at the 2017 Katherine Mansfield Conference when Virginia Woolf’s name cropped up yet again, and the audience sighed with her: ‘she’s always there’....

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Destinations

Peter Nicholls.

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines

July 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8973 words.

This chapter discusses the histories of Broom and Secession, two publications that were key to the evolution of the American avant-garde and especially to its connections with European Dada...

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Hound & Horn (1927–34)

Michael Faherty.

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines

July 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8266 words.

The Hound & Horn emerged from Harvard University in 1927. While one of its founders, Varian Fry, seemed to want to keep the magazine as a Harvard miscellany, its co-founder Lincoln...

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Ravinder Randhawa

Sara Upstone.

in British Asian Fiction

September 2010; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8028 words.

Born in India in 1952 but raised in Warwickshire from the age of seven, Ravinder Randhawa operated under the radar of mainstream literary criticism. Well-known, however, within the Asian...

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UnCaging Cunningham’s Animals

Carrie Rohman.

in Choreographies of the Living

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9390 words.

This chapter excavates the natural strains in John Cage and Merce Cunningham’s composing and choreographic habits vis-à-vis animality. Cage and Cunningham reveal their recognition that the...

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Perspectives USA and the Economics of Cold War Modernism

Greg Barnhisel.

in Cold War Modernists

February 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 13842 words.

This chapter focuses on Perspectives USA, a magazine published from 1952 to 1956 by the Ford Foundation-funded nonprofit organization Intercultural Publications and edited by James Laughlin...

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Adriatic Fantasies

Jennifer Scappettone.

in Killing the Moonlight

November 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 24072 words.

This chapter demonstrates how Venice's artistic and architectonic heritage makes it extremely oppositional to Fascist urbanization, as well as to F. T. Marinetti's—founder of the Futurist...

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