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Milton, Marriage, and the Politics of Gender

Rosanna Cox

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter investigates the seventeenth-century cultural and historical context of Milton's portrayal the relationship of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost. This approach aims to bring the ... More


The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Jerome J. McGann

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As well as exploring the fault-lines marking the various kinds of historical literary studies from the New Criticism to Post-Structuralism, this book develops a fully elaborated socio-historical ... More


Lyric, Aestheticism and the Later Nineteenth Century

Marion Thain

in The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415668
eISBN:
9781474426855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415668.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 1 offers important historical and conceptual contexts for the late nineteenth century. The chapter suggests that ‘aestheticist lyric poetry’ might be usefully conceptualised ‘through the twin ... More


Introduction

Rachel Potter

in Obscene Modernism: Literary Censorship and Experiment 1900-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680986
eISBN:
9780191766008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680986.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Introduction sets out the key arguments made in the book. It broadly outlines the historical context of prohibition in the period 1900–1940, noting the significance of the Obscene Publications ... More


Introduction: ‘The journey Westward’

in Journey Westward: Joyce, Dubliners and the Literary Revival

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318238
eISBN:
9781846317705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317705.001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about Irish author James Joyce's interest in the west of Ireland, particularly in his book Dubliners. The book attempts to locate ... More


Popular, Plebeian, Culture: Historical Definitions

Tim Harris

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the definitions and origins of popular culture. Popular culture was thought to have originated in Germany in the late eighteenth century but written evidence suggests that ... More


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