1-20 of 471 Search Results for

world

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 September 2001
... for human encounter: ‘‘Literature matters more than making testimonies or taking sides, not because it exceeds all possible appreciation of the real, but because it is a more profound approach and, ultimately, the only one that matters Glissant’s Faulkner is a resource for maintaining world community...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 213–231.
Published: 01 September 2010
...William J. Scheick; Jim Egan Duke University Press 2010 Part II 11  Literature to 1800 William J. Scheick and Jim Egan Of particular note this year, Eric Slauter offers a thoughtful reflection in “History, Literature, and the Atlantic World” (EAL 43: 153–86; WMQ 65: 135–66...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 259–278.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sally E. Parry © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 14  Fiction: 1900 to the 1930s Sally E. Parry In conjunction with the centenary of World War I, scholars have been focusing on fiction about the war, including the home front and the postwar world, as well as its influence...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 459–469.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of the United States, claiming, There is today no unifying vision of a national identity like that shared by many scholars at the closing of the two world wars. The culture as he and his colleagues presented it and as the participants in the latest Blackwell companion see it are illustrated...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 287–316.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Marketplace dynamics in a world increasingly vulnerable to the dictates of global capitalism, in part the result of the proliferation of neoliberal economic doctrines, is another area garnering interest from politically engaged researchers. Climate change, or rather our dramatically altering shared...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2012
... this year are two collections of essays, one of them the latest volume of Cather Studies, Willa Cather: A Writer’s Worlds, and the other devoted to The Song of the Lark. Together the volumes display the variety and wide extent of Cather’s interests and activities—her influences, philosophical engage...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 201–219.
Published: 01 September 2008
... World, Europe, Native Americans, gen- der constructions, religious beliefs, or political ideals, the collision of narrative discourses in this year’s studies of early colonial writings was incapable of transforming volatile experience into a stable ideology. a. Native Americans and First...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 317–339.
Published: 01 September 2021
... its heyday from the s through the s, has largely receded into the historical past. As a result, the sense of the contemporary, which had at one time designated the post-World War II period overall, now more commonly refers to the past three decades. One way to see this shift is in generational terms...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 341–360.
Published: 01 September 2000
... that if we are scrupulous about the mind s limitation, we may achieve some respite from the burden of our ignorance. His key poetic conception is the wordlessness of reality. Bronk would not say we live in a world of shadows, or that reality is a meaningless void, because he will only say what the world...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 425–474.
Published: 01 September 2005
... ‘‘subverts, while employing, the dominant ideological structures of its time Axelrod’s systematic political reading of ‘‘View of the Capitol from the Library of Congress’’ complements Camille Roman’s in Elizabeth Bishop’s Frank Kearful 427 World War II-Cold War...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 339–370.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Studies Although a few creative writing programs existed before World War II, most were founded afterwards, taking advantage of benefits from the postwar G.I. Bill. By the 1960s they were thriving, by the 1970s flour- ishing, and in the 1980s they were actively contributing to the direction...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 399–426.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in the ‘existential world’ of being and making rather than in that other world in which knowledge had been devalued to the currency of conspiracy and surveillance. Now the rigid antinomies of ‘the public’ and the ‘private’ might yield to something excitingly open and dynamic. To poetry, in fact.” Nicholls’s...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
... wrote the first section of this essay and Jim Egan the second. i  The Colonial Period a. John Smith and First Encounters  Kim Sloan’s A New World: Eng- land’s First View of America (No. Car.) offers excellent reproductions of and commentary on John White’s 75 watercolor drawings, created...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 389–412.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in ‘‘ ‘And all Now Is War’: George Oppen, Charles Olson, and the Problem of Literary Genera- tions an essay that links Oppen and Olson through their existential responses to the crises of World War II. Burton Hatlen in ‘‘A Poetics of Marginality and Resistance: The Objectivist Poets in Context’’ engages...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 55–79.
Published: 01 September 2015
... ideal to Whitman, then traces how these ideals are reflected in Woolf’s The Waves, in which the character Bernard seems to reflect, respond to, and sometimes demonstrate what Woolf saw as the difficulties of applying Whitman’s views of democracy to the modern world. Geoff Hamilton’s “ ‘Murder...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 September 2012
... translation of Melville’s epic narrative has been called a masterpiece and hailed for its supple reworking of complex ideas and culturally specific terms into modern Arabic. Einboden believes this translation is also important because of ‘Abbās’s stature as one of the Arab world’s most influential...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 111–131.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Translations of Greek Tragedy in the Work of Ezra Pound (Bloomsbury) treats Pound s render- ings between the s and the s of Aeschylus s Agamemnon and Sophocles s Elektra and Trachiniae. Pound rst turned to Aeschylus at the end of World War I. Liebregts speculates that the Great War had shown him the darker...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 117–137.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and Theodore Roosevelt. These accounts are welcome correctives to Lubbock’s selective, often-biased accounts of Wharton. Other materials offer a range of literary assessments as well as commentaries on Wharton’s relief work during World War I. Retrieved from archives or reprinted from newspapers...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2016
... curious that she does not refer to Eliot or Pound, except as embodiments of the fascist modernism against which new modernist studies react. Like Kappeler, Mark Whalan analyzes periodical culture, but he does so in relation to consumerism and World War I. In “Freeloading in Hobohemia: The Politics...
Journal Article
American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 395–423.
Published: 01 September 2011
... calls the two poets “the finest among their generation, a generation that came to maturity around the beginning of the Second World War.” Oppen is also well served by Thinking Poetics: Essays on George Oppen. Then there is Charles Olson, a member of the same generation whom some revere...