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Walking, Literature, and English CultureThe Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century

Walking, Literature, and English Culture: The Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century

Anne D. Wallace

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183280
eISBN:
9780191674006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book is a cultural history of walking in 19th-century England, assessing its importance in literature and in culture at large. Engaging with current debates about the relationship between ... More

Wall StreetA History

Wall Street: A History

Charles R. Geisst

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

A history of Wall Street beginning in 1791 and ending in the present, the book traces the development of the major financial markets from the New York Stock Exchange's origins in the outdoor curb ... More

Wall StreetersThe Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Edward Morris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 2008 financial collapse, the expansion of corporate and private wealth, the influence of money in politics—many of Wall Street's contemporary trends can be traced back to the work of fourteen ... More

The Wallflower Avant-GardeModernism, Sexuality, and Queer Ekphrasis

The Wallflower Avant-Garde: Modernism, Sexuality, and Queer Ekphrasis

Brian Glavey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190202651
eISBN:
9780190202675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202651.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book argues for the importance of a strain of modernist formalism based in ekphrasis, the literary imitation of the visual arts. Often associated with a conservative aesthetic of wholeness, ... 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

Walter Benjamin and Theology

Walter Benjamin and Theology

Colby Dickinson and Stéphane Symons (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270170
eISBN:
9780823270217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270170.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In the Arcades Project, Walter Benjamin writes that his work is “related to theology as blotting pad is related to ink. It is saturated with it. Were one to go by the blotter, however, nothing of ... More

Walter Benjamin's Grave

Walter Benjamin's Grave

Michael Taussig

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226790039
eISBN:
9780226790008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226790008.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In September 1940, Walter Benjamin committed suicide in Port Bou on the Spanish–French border when it appeared that he and his traveling partners would be denied passage into Spain in their attempt ... More

Walter PaterIndividualism and Aesthetic Philosophy

Walter Pater: Individualism and Aesthetic Philosophy

Kate Hext

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748646258
eISBN:
9780748693849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Walter Pater: Individualism and Aesthetic Philosophy combines close readings with cultural and intellectual history and biography to reconsider individualism and philosophical thought in the ... More

Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Culture of the Late Renaissance

Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Culture of the Late Renaissance

Nicholas Popper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226675008
eISBN:
9780226675022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675022.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Imprisoned in the Tower of London after the death of Queen Elizabeth in 1603, Sir Walter Ralegh spent the next seven years producing his massive History of the World. Created with the aid of a ... More

Walter Scott and FameAuthors and Readers in the Romantic Age

Walter Scott and Fame: Authors and Readers in the Romantic Age

Robert Mayer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198794820
eISBN:
9780191836435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794820.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Walter Scott and Fame is a study of correspondences between Scott and socially and culturally diverse readers of his work in the English-speaking world in the early nineteenth century. Examining ... More

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