Barbara Lounsberry traces Woolf’s development as a writer through her first twelve diaries--a fascinating experimental stage, where the earliest hints of Woolf’s pioneering modernist style can be seen.
In 2007, Jamestown will observe its 400th anniversary. New to paperback, this is the story of America's first permanent English settlement as told through its relationship with Virginia’s native peoples. 7 maps, 63 b&w photos, 30 illustrations.
Cóilín Owens shows that "After the Race" is much more than a story about Dublin at the time of the 1903 Gordon Bennett Cup Race: in reality,
it is a microcosm of some of the issues most central to Joycean scholarship.
The essays in this diverse collection explore numerous regional, national, and transnational expressions of modernity through art, history, architecture, drama, literature, and cultural studies around the globe. Masks--both literal and metaphorical--play a role in each of these artistic ventures, from Brazilian music to Chinese film and Russian poetry to Nigerian masquerade performance.