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Friending the PastThe Sense of History in the Digital Age

Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

Alan Liu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226451817
eISBN:
9780226452005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Friending the Past asks if today's society, increasingly captivated by up-to-the-minute information media, can have a sense of history. What is the relation between past societies whose media forms ... More

Minor CreaturesPersons, Animals, and the Victorian Novel

Minor Creatures: Persons, Animals, and the Victorian Novel

Ivan Kreilkamp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226576237
eISBN:
9780226576404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226576404.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the nineteenth century, richly-drawn social fiction became one of England’s major cultural exports. At the same time, a surprising companion came to stand alongside the novel as a key embodiment ... More

Shakespeare's Lyric StageMyth, Music, and Poetry in the Last Plays

Shakespeare's Lyric Stage: Myth, Music, and Poetry in the Last Plays

Seth Lerer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226582405
eISBN:
9780226582689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226582689.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book argues for a new relationship between music, myth, lyric, and drama in Shakespeare's last plays. In the last plays, Shakespeare dramatizes these tensions between the social and the ... More

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