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Victorian Bloomsbury

Victorian Bloomsbury

Rosemary Ashton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154474
eISBN:
9780300154481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154474.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

While Bloomsbury is now associated with Virginia Woolf and her early twentieth-century circle of writers and artists, the neighborhood was originally the undisputed intellectual quarter of ... More

Virginia WoolfBecoming a Writer

Virginia Woolf: Becoming a Writer

Katherine Dalsimer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092080
eISBN:
9780300133769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

By the time she was twenty-four, Virginia Woolf had suffered a series of devastating losses that later she would describe as “sledge-hammer blows,” beginning with the death of her mother when she was ... More

Virtue of SympathyMagic, Philosophy, and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England

Virtue of Sympathy: Magic, Philosophy, and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England

Seth Lobis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300192032
eISBN:
9780300210415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192032.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In readings of a diverse group of texts from the seventeenth century through the early eighteenth, this book addresses a crucial and contested topic in literary and philosophical writing of the ... More

Visible Deeds of MusicArt and Music from Wagner to Cage

Visible Deeds of Music: Art and Music from Wagner to Cage

Simon Shaw-Miller

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083743
eISBN:
9780300130171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083743.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book explores the relationship between music and the visual arts in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, focusing on the modernist period. Reassessing the work of composers and artists ... More

Visions of a New LandSoviet Film from the Revolution to the Second World War

Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to the Second World War

Emma Widdis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092912
eISBN:
9780300127584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092912.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 1917 the Bolsheviks proclaimed a world remade. The task of the new regime, and of the media that served it, was to reshape the old world in revolutionary form, to transform the vast, ungraspable ... More

The Voice of the People

The Voice of the People

C. J. Storella and A.K. Sokolov (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112337
eISBN:
9780300189018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112337.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book presents a collection of peasant writings composed during the early years of the Bolshevik regime. Drawn entirely from Russian archival sources, it presents more than 150 previously ... More

A Voice Still HeardSelected Essays of Irving Howe

A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Irving Howe

Nina Howe (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Man of letters, political critic, public intellectual, Irving Howe was one of America's most exemplary and embattled writers. Since his death in 1993 at age 72, Howe's work and his personal example ... More

Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity

Walt Whitman and the Culture of American Celebrity

David Blake

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110173
eISBN:
9780300134810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110173.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What is the relationship between poetry and fame? What happens to a reader's experience when a poem invokes its author's popularity? Is there a meaningful connection between poetry and advertising, ... More

The War That Used Up WordsAmerican Writers and the First World War

The War That Used Up Words: American Writers and the First World War

Hazel Hutchison

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300195026
eISBN:
9780300213249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195026.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this provocative study, the author takes a fresh look at the roles of American writers in helping to shape national opinion and policy during the First World War. From the War's opening salvos in ... More

The Warrior GeneralsWinning the British Civil Wars

The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Malcolm Wanklyn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This history of the men who directed and determined the outcome of the mid-seventeenth-century British wars—from Cromwell, Fairfax, and Essex to many more lesser-known figures—offers an assessment of ... More

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