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The Amorous RestorationLove, Sex, and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century France

The Amorous Restoration: Love, Sex, and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century France

Andrew J. Counter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198785996
eISBN:
9780191827709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

When Louis XVIII returned to the throne in 1814, and again in 1815, France embarked upon a period of uneasy cohabitation between the old and the new. The writers of the age, who included ... More

The Artistry of Exile

The Artistry of Exile

Jane Stabler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199590247
eISBN:
9780191766411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590247.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This book explores the ways in which exile concentrates the aesthetics of two generations of 19th-century British writers who felt forced to leave England and chose to live in Italy. Focusing on the ... More

Baudelaire in Song1880-1930

Baudelaire in Song: 1880-1930

Helen Abbott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198794691
eISBN:
9780191836169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794691.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

Exploring the work of the major nineteenth-century French poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–67), this book examines how and why Baudelaire’s poetry has inspired so many composers to set it to music in ... More

French Romantic Travel WritingChateaubriand to Nerval

French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

C. W. Thompson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Most leading French authors wrote travel books in the first half of the nineteenth century. This book is the first study exclusively devoted to surveying the Romantic travelogues they produced and ... More

Goethe's Naturalistic AnthropologyMan and Other Plants

Goethe's Naturalistic Anthropology: Man and Other Plants

Matthew Bell

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158943
eISBN:
9780191673429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158943.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

For many readers in the English-speaking world, Goethe has somehow remained separate from the European intellectual and literary tradition. This study aims to correct this view by showing how Goethe ... More

Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement

Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement

Helen O'Connell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286461
eISBN:
9780191713361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286461.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This book studies Irish improvement fiction, a neglected genre of 19th-century literary, social, and political history. The book shows how the fiction of Mary Leadbeater, Charles Bardin, Martin ... More

The Later Novels of Victor HugoVariations on the Politics and Poetics of Transcendence

The Later Novels of Victor Hugo: Variations on the Politics and Poetics of Transcendence

Kathryn M. Grossman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642953
eISBN:
9780191739231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642953.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study places the last three novels of Victor Hugo’s maturity—Les Travailleurs de la mer (1866), L’Homme qui rit (1869), and Quatrevingt-Treize (1874)—within the context of his artistic ... More

Liffey and LetheParamnesiac History in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Ireland

Liffey and Lethe: Paramnesiac History in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Ireland

Patrick R. O’Malley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198790419
eISBN:
9780191831669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

Focusing on literary and cultural texts from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth, this book argues that in order to understand both the literature and the varieties of nationalist ... More

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