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Forms of persuasion: Modern propaganda, cultural memory, and authority in British and Irish writing, 1922-1955
"Forms of Persuasion Modern Propaganda, Cultural Memory and Authority in British and Irish Writing, 1922-1955" argues that emerging anxieties about authorial influence on public opinion led to a vital transition in literary ...
Gifts of the gab: Quotation, copyright, and the making of Irish modernism, 1891-1922
"Gifts of the Gab" argues that quotation is the signature expression of late metrocolonial Ireland. The timespan flagged in the title reiterates the familiar periodization of the Irish literary field in the late nineteenth ...
Creatures of habit: Perception, automation, and American modernism
Automated technologies have long characterized twentieth-century modernity, from automobiles and the assembly line to cinematic technology. Encompassing industrial production, scientific management, physiological investigations ...
Modernizing nature: Modernist poetry, gender, and national identity
"Modernizing Nature: Modernist Poetry, Gender, and National Identity" combines modernist studies with ecocriticism in order to challenge two major narratives about modernism—its supposed anti-nature topos and its retreat ...
United States modernism and its quest for national literature: A case of William Carlos Williams
The aim of this dissertation is to prove the proposition that United States modernism should be approached as a nationalist cultural project to create a viable native culture in the Progressive era. The first chapter deals ...
Sublime responsibilities: Form as ethic
This dissertation addresses the formal value of works of art (poetry, visual art, film, and music) in terms of ethical concepts after Emmanuel Levinas, Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze, Frederick Nietzsche ...