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Word as ActionRacine, Rhetoric, and Theatrical Language

Word as Action: Racine, Rhetoric, and Theatrical Language

Michael Hawcroft

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151852
eISBN:
9780191672866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151852.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

France's greatest tragedian, Jean Racine, is often admired for his poetic and tragic qualities. This book explores the theatrical qualities of Racine's language and takes as its analytical tool two ... More

Wordsworth and ColeridgeThe Radical Years

Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years

Nicholas Roe

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119692
eISBN:
9780191671197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119692.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study is a reappraisal of William Wordsworth's and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's radical careers before their emergence as major poets. The book presents a detailed examination of both writers' ... More

Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are

Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are

Paul H. Fry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126488
eISBN:
9780300145410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126488.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book revises accepted views of William Wordsworth's motives and messages as a poet. Where others have oriented Wordsworth toward ideas of transcendence, nature worship, or—more ... More

Wordsworth and the Victorians

Wordsworth and the Victorians

Stephen Gill

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Wordsworth was an 18th-century contemporary of Blake and his greatest poetry was composed before Keats had written a line. His impact, however, was not fully registered until the Victorian period, ... More

Wordsworth's Revisitings

Wordsworth's Revisitings

Stephen Gill

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199268771
eISBN:
9780191730832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268771.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This book explores the ways in which Wordsworth attempted as an artist to maintain continuities through all the stages of his life. Habitually reviewing all of his work, both published and that still ... More

Work in HandScript, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Aileen Douglas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198789185
eISBN:
9780191831102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789185.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690–1840 argues that between the late seventeenth and early nineteenth centuries manual writing was a dynamic technology. It examines script in relation to ... More

The Work of Difference

The Work of Difference

Audrey Wasser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270057
eISBN:
9780823270095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270057.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book mounts a critique of persistently romantic assumptions in contemporary literary criticism in order to develop an original theory of literary production. Beginning with a study of German ... More

The Work of FormPoetics and Materiality in Early Modern Culture

The Work of Form: Poetics and Materiality in Early Modern Culture

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann and Ben Burton (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702818
eISBN:
9780191795282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702818.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Work of Form: Poetics, Materiality and Culture in Early Modern England draws together leading international literary scholars to discuss the resurgent interest in literary form and aesthetics in ... More

The Work of Literature

The Work of Literature

Derek Attridge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198733195
eISBN:
9780191797750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733195.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is distinctive about the cultural practice called ‘literature’? How does it benefit individuals and society? How do literary works retain their importance and capacity to give pleasure over ... More

Working GirlsFiction, Sexuality, and Modernity

Working Girls: Fiction, Sexuality, and Modernity

Katherine Mullin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198724841
eISBN:
9780191792342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724841.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Working Girls: Fiction, Sexuality, and Modernity investigates the significance of a new form of sexual identity at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century. Young women of the ... More

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