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Ordinary MasochismsAgency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Ordinary Masochisms: Agency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Jennifer Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066677
eISBN:
9780813058863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Ordinary Masochisms argues for literary alternatives to pervasive dictatorial norms about masochism that first surface in Victorian literature, reach their pioneering pinnacle in the modernist ... More

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

Carl Phelpstead

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066516
eISBN:
9780813058719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066516.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders provides new perspectives on a unique medieval literary genre: the Sagas of Icelanders (also known in English as Family Sagas). The book deepens our ... More

An Old French TrilogyTexts from the William of Orange Cycle

An Old French Trilogy: Texts from the William of Orange Cycle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066462
eISBN:
9780813058634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book provides a modern English translation of three Old French epic poems devoted to the exploits of the legendary William of Orange. The Coronation of Louis, The Convoy to Nîmes, and The ... More

Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

Colleen Jaurretche

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066370
eISBN:
9780813058580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066370.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake abounds with prayers from all traditions, and their echoes and cadences may be found on almost every page. Bringing together thinkers from antiquity, the Middle Ages, ... More

Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age

Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age

Melanie V. Dawson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066301
eISBN:
9780813058443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066301.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This project explores age-based obsessions of the modern era, situating the charting and interrogation of age among modernity’s central preoccupations, with particular attention to the gendering of ... More

Joyce and Geometry

Joyce and Geometry

Ciaran McMorran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066288
eISBN:
9780813065267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066288.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Following the development of non-Euclidean geometries from the mid-nineteenth century onwards, Euclid’s system came to be re-conceived as a language for describing reality rather than a set of ... More

Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

Amy Feinstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066318
eISBN:
9780813058450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066318.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism illuminates the idiosyncratic Jewish lexicon Gertrude Stein marshalled to associate modernism with Jewishness. Bridging modernist studies, Jewish ... More

Women Making Modernism

Women Making Modernism

Erica Gene Delsandro (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066172
eISBN:
9780813058382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066172.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

WomenMakingModernism stands as a corrective to the consistent tension between feminist studies and modernist studies. Despite waves of feminism in the academy, feminism remains ancillary even in the ... More

Shaping Identity in Medieval French LiteratureThe Other Within

Shaping Identity in Medieval French Literature: The Other Within

Adrian P. Tudor and Kristin L. Burr (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056432
eISBN:
9780813058238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056432.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Contributors to Shaping Identity in Medieval French Literature consider the multiplicity and instability of identity in medieval French literature, examining the ways in which literary identity can ... More

Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

Laura Scuriatti

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056302
eISBN:
9780813058085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056302.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In Mina Loy’s Critical Modernism, Laura Scuriatti argues that Loy’s corpus of works produces a kind of “critical” modernism, making the case that Loy’s corpus exhibits a skeptical, detached attitude ... More

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