Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items for:

  • Keywords: Protestantism x
  • 19th-century and Victorian Literature x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Renaissance as Revived Paganism A. W. Pugin

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/9780198128885.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Augustus Welby Pugin’s book Contrasts was one of the most famous and controversial contributions to the English Gothic Revival. It was a highly combative work because it viewed architecture and ... More


The Renaissance and Protestant Confusion England in the 1840s

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/9780198128885.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The term ‘Renaissance’ is intimately linked to a historical perspective which is cultural, but in the 1840s England was not yet ready for cultural history. Nevertheless, the English had a strong ... More


The German Historical Novel

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Although originating in the late eighteenth century, the German historical novel did not win a wider European significance until Fontane’s ‘Before the Storm’ in 1879. Many historical novels gained ... More


Scottish flowering: turbulence or Enlightenment?

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Walter Scott did not invent the historical novel, yet his Scottish novels showed the possibilities inherent in this type of fiction. Well-versed in earlier French fiction, German historical drama, ... More


Daybreak; or, I Solve the Irish Problem

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

These final pages examine two late and unusual items by John Hewitt—an unpublished quasi-fictional prose piece (‘I Solve the Irish Problem’) and a short story (‘Daybreak’) published under a ... More


View: