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Crossing the CreekThe Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Anna Lillios

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038094
eISBN:
9780813041551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038094.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book tells the story of the relationship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, one of the twentieth century's most intriguing and complicated literary friendships. The two writers ... More

CubaloguesBeat Writers in Revolutionary Havana

Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana

Todd F. Tietchen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035208
eISBN:
9780813039633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035208.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Immediately after the Cuban Revolution, Havana fostered an important transnational intellectual and cultural scene. Later, Fidel Castro would strictly impose his vision of Cuban culture on the ... More

Dangerous MasculinitiesConrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Thomas Strychacz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The goal of this book is nothing less than to turn scholarship on gender and modernism on its head. The book focuses on the way some early twentieth-century writers portray masculinity as theatrical ... More

Ecological Imaginations in Latin American Fiction

Ecological Imaginations in Latin American Fiction

Laura Barbas-Rhoden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035468
eISBN:
9780813038155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035468.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

From the rainforests of Costa Rica and the Amazon to the windswept lands of Tierra del Fuego, this book discusses natural settings within contemporary Latin American novels as they depict key moments ... More

Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Meredith Goldsmith and Emily J. Orlando (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism explores Edith Wharton’s relation to the concept of cosmopolitanism, as it extended toward her politics, her aesthetics, and her vision of cultural differences. ... More

Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

Agata Szczeszak-Brewer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035390
eISBN:
9780813038933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035390.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Though they were born a generation apart, Joseph Conrad and James Joyce shared similar life experiences and similar literary preoccupations. Both left their home countries at a relatively young age ... More

Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women’s
Writings

Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women’s Writings

Donna Aza Weir-Soley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033778
eISBN:
9780813039008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Western European mythology and history tend to view spirituality and sexuality as opposite extremes. But sex can be more than a function of the body and religion more than a function of the mind, as ... More

The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

Roy Kay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037325
eISBN:
9780813041582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037325.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

From Phillis Wheatley to Alice Walker, the figural readings of Psalm 68:31—”Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God”—have been instrumental in the ... More

Foundational Essays in James Joyce Studies

Foundational Essays in James Joyce Studies

Michael Patrick Gillespie (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035291
eISBN:
9780813038483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035291.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book presents, in a single collection, chapters in the study of James Joyce. Representing important contributions to scholarship that have helped shape current methods of approaching Joyce's ... More

The Geopoetics of Modernism

The Geopoetics of Modernism

Rebecca Walsh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060514
eISBN:
9780813050683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060514.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book examines the intersections between literary modernism and historical forms of geographical thinking from the late nineteenth century to the late 1940s. The central argument is that the ... More

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