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This Perversion Called LoveReading Tanizaki, Feminist Theory, and Freud

This Perversion Called Love: Reading Tanizaki, Feminist Theory, and Freud

Margherita Long

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762335
eISBN:
9780804772518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762335.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book positions one of Japan's most canonical and best translated twentieth-century authors at the center of contemporary debates in feminism. Examining sexual perversion in Tanizaki's aesthetic ... More

Transcolonial MaghrebImagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Olivia C. Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization offers the first thorough analysis of the ways in which Moroccan, Algerian, and Tunisian writers have engaged with the Palestinian question and the ... More

Translation, Subjectivity, and Culture in France and England, 1600-1800

Translation, Subjectivity, and Culture in France and England, 1600-1800

Julie Candler Hayes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759441
eISBN:
9780804779791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759441.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book examines the evolution of neoclassical translation theory from its origins among the first generation of French Academicians to its subsequent importation to England by royalist exiles, its ... More

Trauma and TransformationThe Political Progress of John Bunyan

Trauma and Transformation: The Political Progress of John Bunyan

Vera J. Camden (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757850
eISBN:
9780804768450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757850.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In 1649, the English people suffered a tremendous wound, a psychic lesion, as they both instigated and endured the killing of their king, Charles I. John Bunyan came of age in the shadow of this ... More

WatchwordsRomanticism and the Poetics of Attention

Watchwords: Romanticism and the Poetics of Attention

Lily Gurton-Wachter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796958
eISBN:
9780804798761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796958.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book argues that the concept of “attention” became particularly unhinged at the turn of the nineteenth century in Britain, oscillating widely between disciplines—from theology to pedagogy, from ... More

What Is a Classic?Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

Ankhi Mukherjee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785211
eISBN:
9780804788380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785211.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What Is a Classic? revisits the famous question posed by critics from Sainte-Beuve and T. S. Eliot to J. M. Coetzee to ask how classics emanate from postcolonial histories and societies. Exploring ... More

The World in PlayPortraits of a Victorian Concept

The World in Play: Portraits of a Victorian Concept

Matthew Kaiser

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776080
eISBN:
9780804778947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nineteenth-century Britain was a world in play. The Victorians invented the weekend and built hundreds of parks and playgrounds. In the wake of Darwin, they re-imagined nature as a contest for ... More

Worlds WithinNational Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Vilashini Cooppan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754903
eISBN:
9780804772501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754903.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book tracks the changing forms of novels and nations against a long, postcolonial twentieth century. While globalization has sometimes been understood as superseding national borders, the book ... More

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