Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 85 items for:

Clear All

View:

African American Atheists and Political LiberationA Study of the Sociocultural Dynamics of Faith

African American Atheists and Political Liberation: A Study of the Sociocultural Dynamics of Faith

Michael Lackey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030357
eISBN:
9780813039459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030357.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This study of atheist African American writers poses a substantive challenge to those who see atheism in despairing and nihilistic terms. The author argues that while most white atheists mourn the ... More

African Spiritual Traditions in the Novels of Toni
Morrison

African Spiritual Traditions in the Novels of Toni Morrison

K. Zauditu-Selassie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033280
eISBN:
9780813039060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Toni Morrison herself has long urged for organic critical readings of her works. This book delves into African spiritual traditions, explaining the meanings of African cosmology and epistemology as ... More

The American Lawrence

The American Lawrence

Lee M. Jenkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book posits an “American Lawrence,” exploring D. H. Lawrence’s role as a creator as well as a critic of American literature between 1922 and 1925 when he was resident in the New World. The ... More

Becoming Virginia WoolfHer Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Barbara Lounsberry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049915
eISBN:
9780813050379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049915.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Becoming Virginia Woolf is the first extensive treatment of Woolf’s early diaries. Her first 12 diary books are explored in depth and her development as a diarist traced. The book offers close ... More

Before DaybreakAfter the Race and the Origins of Joyce's Art

Before Daybreak: After the Race and the Origins of Joyce's Art

Coilin Owens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042473
eISBN:
9780813051567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042473.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“After the Race” registers James Joyce's personal anxieties and rivalries on the verge of his emigration from Dublin. In the figure of Villona, the detached and gifted musician, Joyce sketches his ... More

Behind the Masks of ModernismGlobal and Transnational Perspectives

Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Andrew Reynolds and Bonnie Roos (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives is an anthology that studies global modernisms through the lens of masks. The manuscript explores regional, national and ... More

Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian

Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian

Charles A. Carpenter

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034058
eISBN:
9780813038254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers a new perspective on one of the most puzzling questions faced by Shaw scholars—how to reconcile the artist's individualist leanings with his socialist Fabian ideals. The book does ... More

Black LegaciesRace and the European Middle Ages

Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages

Lynn T. Ramey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813060071
eISBN:
9780813050478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060071.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe's Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the ... More

Black Well-BeingHealth and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature

Black Well-Being: Health and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature

Andrea Stone

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062570
eISBN:
9780813051604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062570.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Black Well-Being analyzes conflicting, oftentimes messy, articulations of black selfhood. From the classical healthy mind-in-body ideal to the disabled physique, the portrayals of black physicality ... More

Bloomsday 100Essays on Ulysses

Bloomsday 100: Essays on Ulysses

Morris Beja and Anne Fogarty (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034027
eISBN:
9780813038162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034027.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

June 16, 2004, was the 100th anniversary of Bloomsday, the day that James Joyce's novel Ulysses takes place. To celebrate the occasion, thousands took to the streets in Dublin, following in the ... More

Boccaccio's FabliauxMedieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Boccaccio's Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Katherine A. Brown

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049175
eISBN:
9780813050034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049175.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Old French fabliaux are humorous short stories from the 13th century that resemble some of the most memorable tales in Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron (1348-1351). Yet their humor and ostensible ... More

Bradford's Indian BookBeing the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Bradford's Indian Book: Being the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Betty Booth Donohue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037370
eISBN:
9780813042336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037370.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book, written partly in the Cherokee syllabary by a Cherokee critic, argues that William Bradford's Of Plimoth Plantation shows evidence of American Indian poetics. It is a revisioning of the ... More

Brazil, Lyric, and the Americas

Brazil, Lyric, and the Americas

Charles A. Perrone

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034218
eISBN:
9780813038797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This volume explores how recent Brazilian lyric engages with its counterparts throughout the Western Hemisphere in an increasingly globalized world. The study focuses on the years from 1985 to the ... More

British and African Literature in Transnational
Context

British and African Literature in Transnational Context

Simon Lewis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036021
eISBN:
9780813038636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036021.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

African identities have been written and rewritten about in both British and African literature for decades. These revisions have opened up new formulations of what it really means to be British or ... More

Broadcasting Modernism

Broadcasting Modernism

Debra Rae Cohen, Michael Coyle, and Jane Lewty (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033495
eISBN:
9780813038315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033495.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

It has long been accepted that film helped shape the Modernist novel and that Modernist poetry would be inconceivable without the typewriter. Yet radio, a key influence on Modernist literature, ... More

Cannibal Joyce

Cannibal Joyce

Thomas Jackson Rice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032191
eISBN:
9780813038810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032191.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The author of this book uses the concept of cannibalism (what he calls “dismemberment, ingestion, and reprocessing”) to describe Joyce's incorporation of so many literary and cultural allusions, both ... More

Catholic Nostalgia in Joyce and Company

Catholic Nostalgia in Joyce and Company

Mary Lowe-Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032856
eISBN:
9780813038643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032856.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Although numerous critics and scholars have considered the influence of Joyce's Catholicism on his works, most seem to have concluded that Joyce's intention was to subvert the church's power. This ... More

Chaucer from Prentice to PoetThe Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Edward I. Condren

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032412
eISBN:
9780813038339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032412.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

While covering all the major work produced by Geoffrey Chaucer in his pre-Canterbury Tales career, this book seeks to correct the traditional interpretations of these poems. The author provides new ... More

Claude McKay, Code Name SashaQueer Black Marxism and the Harlem Renaissance

Claude McKay, Code Name Sasha: Queer Black Marxism and the Harlem Renaissance

Gary Edward Holcomb

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030494
eISBN:
9780813039381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030494.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

“Sasha” was the code name adopted by Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay (1889–1948) to foil investigations of his life and work. Over a period of two decades, the FBI, U.S. State Department, ... More

Creole RenegadesRhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Benedicte Boisseron

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049793
eISBN:
9780813050201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049793.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book investigates the exilic literature of Caribbean-born and Caribbean-descent writers who, from their new location in North America, question their cultural obligation of Caribbeanness, ... More

View: