By Mariko Ichikawa
By Mariko Ichikawa
By Kate Macdonald
This ebook is the 1st assortment at the British writer Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays identify connections in her paintings among modernism and the middlebrow, express Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating modern depictions of gender in her fiction, and discover how her writing transcended and celebrated the features of style, reflecting Macaulay’s responses to modernity. The book’s concentration strikes from the interiorized self and the psyche’s kinfolk with the physique, to gender id, to the function of girls in society, via how ladies, and Macaulay, use language of their concepts for time-honored self-expression, and the surroundings during which Macaulay herself and her characters lived and labored. Macaulay was once a very sleek author, embracing know-how enthusiastically, and the facts of her therapy of gender and style replicate Macaulay’s responses to modernism, the ancient novel, ruins and the relationships of heritage and constitution, growing older, and the narrative of trip. through offering a variety of techniques, this e-book exhibits how Macaulay’s fiction is indispensable to trendy British literature, by way of its aesthetic matters, its technical experimentation, her challenge for the autonomy of the person, and for the monetary independence of the fashionable girl. There are manifold connections proven among her writing and modern theology, pop culture, the newspaper undefined, pacifist considering, feminist rage, the literature of class, the of ‘inclusionary’ cosmopolitanism, and a haunted post-war realizing of destroy in lifestyles and historical past. This wealthy and interdisciplinary mix will set a new time table for overseas scholarship on Macaulay’s works, and reformulate modern principles approximately gender and style in twentieth-century British literature.
By Andrew Hadfield
By Joanne Wilkes
By Jason David Hall,Alex Murray
By John Mullan,Christopher Reid
By K. Duff
By FranCois Specq,Laura Dassow Walls,Michel Granger,Bruno Monfort,Christian Maul,David Dowling,David Robinson,Dieter Schulz,Henrik Otterberg,Joseph Urbas,Kristen Case,Michael Jonik,Michel Imbert,Randall Conrad,Thomas Pughe,William Rossi,François Specq,Laura
The first of 3 sections, “Thoreau and (Non)Modernity,” perspectives Thoreau as a social philosopher who set himself opposed to the “modern” currents of his day even whereas contributing to the emergence of a brand new period. via wondering where of people within the social, financial, average, and metaphysical order, he ushered in a rethinking of humanity’s position within the wildlife that nurtured the environmental move. the second one part, “Thoreau and Philosophy,” examines Thoreau’s writings in gentle of the philosophy of his time in addition to present philosophical debates. part 3, “Thoreau, Language, and the Wild,” facilities on his dating to wild nature in its philosophical, medical, linguistic, and literary dimensions. jointly, those 16 essays display Thoreau’s relevance to a couple of fields, together with technological know-how, philosophy, aesthetics, environmental ethics, political technology, and animal studies.
Thoreauvian Modernities posits that it's the germinating energy of Thoreau’s thought—the problem it poses to our personal considering and its potential to deal with urgent matters in a brand new way—that defines his enduring relevance and his modernity.
Contributors: Kristen Case, Randall Conrad, David Dowling, Michel Granger, Michel Imbert, Michael Jonik, Christian Maul, Bruno Monfort, Henrik Otterberg, Tom Pughe, David M. Robinson, William Rossi, Dieter Schulz, François Specq, Joseph Urbas, Laura Dassow Walls.
By Tatjana Silec,R. Chai-Elsholz,L. Carruthers,Raeleen Chai-Elsholz,Leo Carruthers
By Su Fang Ng