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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

Shaw's SettingsGardens and Libraries

Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Tony Jason Stafford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw’s Settings: Gardens and Libraries shows how Shaw enlists the powerful visual component of setting, specifically gardens and libraries, to add meaningful dimensions to the other dramatic ... More

Shaw’s Controversial Socialism

Shaw’s Controversial Socialism

James Alexander

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033723
eISBN:
9780813038117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033723.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book deals with the political writings of Bernard Shaw, with special emphasis given to the years between 1884 and 1904. It was in these decades that Shaw exhibited his greatest commitment to ... More

T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034010
eISBN:
9780813039367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034010.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

After graduating from Harvard in 1910, T. S. Eliot spent a year in Paris, and his experiences there had a profound and lasting influence upon his life and his work. Even so, most scholars and ... More

This Business of WordsReassessing Anne Sexton

This Business of Words: Reassessing Anne Sexton

Amanda Golden (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062204
eISBN:
9780813051895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062204.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

For Anne Sexton, becoming a successful poet meant skillfully approaching various forms of media and developing strategies for teaching, critiquing poems, delivering poetry readings, and giving ... More

Thoreau the Land Surveyor

Thoreau the Land Surveyor

Patrick Chura

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034935
eISBN:
9780813038278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034935.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Henry David Thoreau, one of America's most prominent environmental writers, supported himself as a land surveyor for much of his life, parceling land that would be sold off to loggers. This book ... More

The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

James Dempsey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049267
eISBN:
9780813050096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049267.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Scofield Thayer, as owner of The Dial during the 1920s, was the center of the flow of cultural ideas between the United States and Europe, particularly those of the various modernist movements. He ... More

Ulysses in FocusGenetic, Textual, and Personal Views

Ulysses in Focus: Genetic, Textual, and Personal Views

Michael Groden

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034980
eISBN:
9780813038520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034980.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Michael Groden, the author of this book, has been at the forefront of some of the most important developments in James Joyce studies over the past three decades. He was a major figure in and early ... More

Up to Maughty LondonJoyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis

Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis

Eleni Loukopoulou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062242
eISBN:
9780813051932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis examines the relationship between James Joyce’s writings, their publication history, and London, arguing that they are ... More

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