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Ogling LadiesScopophilia in Medieval German Literature

Ogling Ladies: Scopophilia in Medieval German Literature

Sandra Lindemann Summers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044187
eISBN:
9780813046198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044187.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The book Ogling Ladies examines gazing female characters in a selection of medieval texts. While female scopophilia is harshly condemned in conduct literature and religious texts, female ogling is a ... More

On LatinidadU.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book addresses the question of how Latino/Latina literature wrestles with the panethnic and trans-racial implications of the “Latino” label. Refusing to take latinidad (Latino-ness) for granted, ... More

Origins of the DreamHughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric

Origins of the Dream: Hughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric

W. Jason Miller

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060446
eISBN:
9780813050713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060446.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Since Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, some scholars have privately suspected that King’s “dream” was connected to Langston Hughes’s poetry. Drawing on archival materials, including ... More

The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

Marc C. Conner (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039763
eISBN:
9780813043159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039763.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This collection of nine original essays examines the relatively unexplored poetry of James Joyce. The contributors focus on how Joyce's poetry relates to the author's life and his other works, as ... More

Posting ItThe Victorian Revolution in Letter Writing

Posting It: The Victorian Revolution in Letter Writing

Catherine J. Golden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033792
eISBN:
9780813039336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033792.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Although “snail mail” may seem old fashioned and outdated in the twenty-first century, this book argues that the creation of the Penny Post in Victorian England was just as revolutionary in its time ... More

Renascent Joyce

Renascent Joyce

Daniel Ferrer, Sam Slote, and André Topia (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042459
eISBN:
9780813043081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042459.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Although Joyce is often associated with the Middle Ages, his writing derives some of its most important characteristics from the Renaissance; this is the first book-length study devoted to this ... More

Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Jay A. Gertzman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Samuel Roth (1894-1974) was an American publisher, whose story moved from a shtetl in Galicia to the Lower East Side of New York, then, briefly, to England during which time he laid groundwork for ... More

Shaw and FeminismsOn Stage and Off

Shaw and Feminisms: On Stage and Off

D. A. Hadfield and Jean Reynolds (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042435
eISBN:
9780813043067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042435.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw was the first British playwright to seriously stage debates around “the Woman Question,” and the extraordinary range of female characters that populate his plays embody various perspectives and ... More

Shaw, Plato, and EuripidesClassical Currents in Major Barbara

Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

Sidney Albert

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037646
eISBN:
9780813043951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037646.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this in-depth study of Bernard Shaw's most controversial drama, Major Barbara (1905), Sidney P. Albert traces the play's profound connections with Plato's Republic and Euripides's Bacchae, ... More

Shaw, Synge, Connolly, and Socialist Provocation

Shaw, Synge, Connolly, and Socialist Provocation

Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036519
eISBN:
9780813038827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036519.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

George Bernard Shaw has always been regarded as a political provocateur and socialist with ideas that reflected a complicated public philosophy. Scholarship abounds on Shaw's politics, but this study ... More

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