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Fossil Poetry: Anglo-Saxon and Linguistic Nativism in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Chris Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198824527
eISBN:
9780191865886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824527.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Fossil Poetry provides the first book-length overview of the place of Anglo-Saxon in nineteenth-century poetry in English. It addresses the use of Anglo-Saxon as a resource by Romantic and Victorian ... More


Kim, 1901

David Sergeant

in Kipling's Art of Fiction 1884-1901

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684588
eISBN:
9780191765889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684588.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores Kipling’s masterpiece and critical test case, Kim. While many critics have identified features such as ‘colour’ as being important to it, the understanding built up in previous ... More


Fossil Poems and the New Philology

Chris Jones

in Fossil Poetry: Anglo-Saxon and Linguistic Nativism in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198824527
eISBN:
9780191865886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824527.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This chapter argues that a second phase of poetic Anglo-Saxonism began to overtake the first as the science of the New Philology began to make itself felt from the 1830s onwards. This rendered ... More


Spirit and Society: Blake’s Early American Appeal

Linda Freedman

in William Blake and the Myth of America: From the Abolitionists to the Counterculture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198813279
eISBN:
9780191851261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813279.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Blake’s religious dissent made him a natural ally for reformers whose works were driven by personal religious quest. This chapter looks at Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Transcendentalist reading of Blake, ... More


Studying Literature

Nancy Glazener

in Literature in the Making: A History of U.S. Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199390137
eISBN:
9780199390151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390137.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines literary studies, starting with the ways in which the constitution of literature made study an important outgrowth of literary reading. It offers a map of Shakespeare studies in ... More


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