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From Han d’Islande to Les Misérables and Beyond

Kathryn M. Grossman

in The Later Novels of Victor Hugo: Variations on the Politics and Poetics of Transcendence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642953
eISBN:
9780191739231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642953.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter illustrates the study’s critical methodology by reviewing the major findings of the author’s previous research on Hugo’s early fiction from Han d’Islande (1823) to Notre-Dame de Paris ... More


The Shelley Party

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Some members of the group who were with Lord Byron during his stay in Switzerland did not fare well on their own. Matthew Lewis, for example, spent a year in Europe after leaving Diodati, visiting ... More


British Writers and Paris 1830–1875

Elisabeth Jay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199655243
eISBN:
9780191817311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655243.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Drawing on a wealth of contemporary sources, this book examines British writers’ engagement with mid-nineteenth-century Paris. This historically grounded account of the ways in which Paris touched ... More


The ‘Late Styles’ of Gioachino Rossini

Philip Gossett

in Late Style and its Discontents: Essays in art, literature, and music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198704621
eISBN:
9780191821936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704621.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

If any composer should have had a late style, it is Rossini, who largely stopped composing after his last opera, Guillaume Tell of 1829, and his return to Paris to seek the help of Parisian doctors. ... More


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