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Playing with history: Byron’s Italian dramas

Mirka Horová

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter concentrates on Byron’s dramatic representations of Italian history – Marino Faliero, The Two Foscari and The Deformed Transformed. It demonstrates the extent to which ‘play’ – in its ... More


The Negro Buildings

Nathan Cardon

in A Dream of the Future: Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190274726
eISBN:
9780190888503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190274726.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

Chapter 2 examines the creation of and role played by the Negro Buildings at the Atlanta and Nashville fairs. These African American–run buildings gave southern black professionals and clerics an ... More


Introduction

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

The Introduction summarizes the aims and methods of the book, explains the title, taken from Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, addresses the paradox of the otherworldly aims of religion and the worldly ... More


The Nonconformist Inheritance

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This chapter analyses the editions, abridgements, and recommendations of texts by seventeenth-century nonconformists that were made by eighteenth-century dissenters, Methodists, and Church of England ... More


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