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African American Writers and Naturalism  

John Dudley

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article examines the features of African American naturalism. As a literary approach, naturalism attempts to represent and explore the themes, questions, and tensions associated with ... More

Afrofuturism  

De Witt Douglas Kilgore

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Nov 2014
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Oct 2014
Can we imagine a future in which the African diaspora is seen as central to the flow of events? This chapter seeks to answer that question through a history of Afrofuturism as a critical ... More

Afterword  

Stephen Slemon

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Sep 2013
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Dec 2013
This article comments on the lack of unity among scholars of postcolonial studies, arguing that the field is suffering from an identity crisis as its proponents continue to insist on their own ... More

Against Conclusions: Petit Theories and Adaptation Studies  

Thomas Leitch

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May 2017
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Apr 2017
Subject:
Literature, Film
Adaptation scholars have long debated the proper relationship between theory and practice in adaptation studies. This essay considers the claims of theory and practice, examines the ways ... More

Alexander Pushkin as a Romantic  

Luba Golburt

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Jan 2016
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May 2016
This chapter maintains that Pushkin’s artistic project illuminates a paradoxical convergence of nationalism and internationalism at the core of both European and Russian Romanticism: the ... More

Algeria  

Debbie Cox

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the development of the novel in Algeria within the context of the country’s history. Much Algerian literature functions as a means of political expression. The social ... More

Alice Meynell, Again and Again  

Meredith Martin

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Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
This article examines the poetry and essays of Alice Meynell. It first considers the poem, ‘A Modern Poet’ (1875), which illustrates both her ambivalence about women’s poetry and her own ... More

Aligning Adaptation Studies with Translation Studies  

Laurence Raw

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May 2017
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Apr 2017
Subject:
Literature, Film
The relationship between translation and adaptation has remained problematic despite the appearance of two books on the subject. The difficulty lies in understanding how both terms are ... More

All For Love: Lord Berners and the Enduring, Evolving Romance  

Joyce Boro

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Sep 2009
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Sep 2012
John Bourchier, Lord Berners, stands at the boundary between the medieval and early modern, his compositions hovering at their nebulous threshold. While it is recognized that Arthur of ... More

‘All Livin Language is Sacred’: Poetry and Varieties of English in these Islands  

Simon Dentith

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Sep 2013
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Dec 2013
“All livin language is sacred”: Poetry and Varieties of English in These Islands’ considers the various uses of non-standard Englishes in contemporary poetry, whether the variety of ... More

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