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Joyce's Misbelief

Joyce's Misbelief

Roy Gottfried

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031675
eISBN:
9780813038506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031675.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book takes a different approach to the study of James Joyce's relation to religion by examining his “misbelief” rather than the “disbelief” so many scholars claim he professed. The book argues ... More

Key West HemingwayA Reassessment

Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment

Kirk Curnutt and Gail Sinclair (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033556
eISBN:
9780813038353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033556.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Conventional wisdom holds that Hemingway's Key West years were among his least productive, and many are dismissive of the works he produced during that time. In this collection, several Hemingway ... More

Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture

Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture

W. Jason Miller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035338
eISBN:
9780813038704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035338.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Langston Hughes never knew of an America where lynching was absent from the cultural landscape. This book investigates the nearly three dozen poems written by Hughes on the subject of lynching to ... More

Manuscript Genetics, Joyce's Know-How, Beckett's Nohow

Manuscript Genetics, Joyce's Know-How, Beckett's Nohow

Dirk Van Hulle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032009
eISBN:
9780813039657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032009.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

By taking the principles of manuscript genetics and using them to engage in a comparative study of James Joyce and Samuel Beckett, this book re-imagines the links between them. The readings reveal ... More

Mary Edwards BryanHer Early Life and Works

Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Canter Brown Jr. and Larry Eugene Rivers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines the life of popular Victorian-era writer Mary Edwards Bryan up to publication of her first novel Manch. Its purpose is twofold. First, it aims to document the fascinating story of ... More

Masculinity after TrujilloThe Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Maja Horn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049304
eISBN:
9780813050126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049304.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that discourses of masculinity circulating in the cultural and political sphere in the Dominican Republic, including in much of the country’s literary canon, structure notions of ... More

The Medieval French Pastourelle TraditionPoetic Motivations and Generic Transformations

The Medieval French Pastourelle Tradition: Poetic Motivations and Generic Transformations

Geri L. Smith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033365
eISBN:
9780813038889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033365.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

One of the most popular genres created and performed by Medieval troubadours and trouvères was the pastourelle. Though it varied greatly in its details, the genre was dominated by the following ... More

Medieval Mythography, Volume 3The Emergence of Italian Humanism, 1321-1475

Medieval Mythography, Volume 3: The Emergence of Italian Humanism, 1321-1475

Jane Chance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060125
eISBN:
9780813050492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060125.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book focuses on the advent of hybrid mythography in the Middle Ages as a form of commentary in vernacular poetry and, alternatively, as restyled and reformatted Latin prose commentary that ... More

Missionary PositionsEvangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Missionary Positions: Evangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Albert H. Tricomi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035451
eISBN:
9780813039640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035451.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The central premise of this book is that missionary evangelicalism has been an integral feature of American imperial ventures since the founding of the Republic. The book demonstrates that from the ... More

Modernist Cultural Studies

Modernist Cultural Studies

Catherine Driscoll

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034249
eISBN:
9780813038421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034249.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

For many scholars, cultural studies are viewed as a product of postmodern criticism and as the antithesis of modernism. This book argues that we must view what we call cultural studies as a direct ... More

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