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War and Pacifism

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow

October 2006; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 5100 words.

This chapter discusses the pacifist sentiment that manifested in Britain during the interwar years. Socio-political pacifism is considered as a major recruiting ground for anarchism, a pure...

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Aldous Huxley

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow

October 2006; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 14259 words.

Aldous Huxley was a novelist and essayist who was born into a family of immense intellectual achievement. This chapter first discusses Huxley's aesthetic approach to social affairs and his...

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Alex Comfort

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow

October 2006; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 11568 words.

This chapter discusses Alex Comfort's social and political writings and his adherence to the anti-war and pacifist sentiment of the 1930s. It demonstrates Comfort's aggressive pacifism and...

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‘Simplify Me When I'm Dead’

Patrick Deer.

in Culture in Camouflage

March 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 20770 words.

Chapter 5 explores the struggle for modern memory in Second World War writing and reconstructs wartime debates about national identity, social reconstruction, decolonization, and popular...

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Logic of the Heart: Affective Ethical Valuing in T. E. Hulme and Max Scheler

Christos Hadjiyiannis.

in Modernism and Affect

June 2015; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8066 words.

Chapter 3 invites a reconsideration of T.E. Hulme’s apparent anti-emotionalism by emphasising the influence of Max Scheler’s phenomenology on Hulme’s war writing, highlighting the affective...

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Clive Bell, ‘a fathead and a voluptuary’: Conscientious Objection and British Masculinity

Mark Hussey.

in Queer Bloomsbury

June 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 7718 words.

Hussey shows that Clive Bell was a lifelong rebel. His tireless championing of individual liberty as the paramount value of political and social organisation, and of subjective experience...

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Christopher Isherwood and Edward Upward

Benjamin Kohlmann.

in The American Isherwood

December 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6459 words.

This chapter focuses on Christopher Isherwood’s friendship with fellow writer Edward Upward. According to the most familiar account of how Isherwood and Upward became friends, the two men...

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Sound and the Subject in The Woman Warrior and Tripmaster Monkey

in The Semblance of Identity

April 2012; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 10201 words.

In her 1976 book The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Childhood among Ghosts, Maxine Hong Kingston appears to assert the incoherence of Chinese American identity. Kingston occupies a place in...

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A Writer at Work

Sara S. Hodson.

in The American Isherwood

December 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 5890 words.

This chapter examines Christopher Isherwood’s collection of personal papers, which reveals the intangible, subtle aspects of his way of thinking or acting that cannot be discerned through...

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