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Being Hated

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the character of Moses as being a figure of hatred in one of the poems by Browning. The poet previously argued that all artists yearn for a private art in which to express ... More


Perfect Hatred

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses an argument that states that hatred of sin is not the same thing as the sin of hatred. Based on the passages included in this chapter, it can be stated that Browning or his ... More


Aristophanes' Comic Weapon

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Aristophanes' Apology, which is considered to be one of the finest and most neglected of all of Browning's later poems. It was published in 1875 and shows Browning's pride of ... More


Hatred's Double Face

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Browning's dualism, which has often been remarked upon. Browning can be described as a writer obsessed as much as Blake with contraries, and he sees such contraries as ... More


Twist Her Neck!

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the concept of sexual hatred in the works of Browning. The discussions in this chapter include that of certain excerpts from the poem ‘The Flight of the Duchess’, which is ... More


Renaissance Men and Women Browning

J. B. BULLEN

in The Myth of the Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128885
eISBN:
9780191671722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128885.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The similarity between John Ruskin’s account of Italian Renaissance tombs and Robert Browning’s imaginary tomb in St Praxed was so striking that Ruskin drew attention to it in the fourth volume of ... More


Guido's Strange Colours

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the hatred Caponsacchi has for Guido, which is considered as the most powerful expression of hatred in The Ring and the Book. A detailed analysis of the hatred one of ... More


Dark Tower, Siren Isle, Ruined Chapel: Landscapes of Love and Hate

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the fascination with dark and dreadful landscapes, which has existed for a long time in both literature and art. Based on a previous demonstration by DeVane, Browning's poems ... More


Introduction

J. B. BULLEN

in The Myth of the Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128885
eISBN:
9780191671722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128885.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The historiography of the Renaissance was turbulent and contentious; it was affected by factors which had more to do with current intellectual interests than the facts of history, and it engaged many ... More


The Realms of Verse 1830-1870: English Poetry in a Time of Nation-Building

Matthew Reynolds

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187127
eISBN:
9780191719066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187127.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The poets of the mid-19th century lived in a time of ‘nation-building’. This book brings that political and intellectual context to life. It shows that the Italian Risorgimento raised questions about ... More


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