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The Deil and the Exciseman

Nigel Leask

in Robert Burns and Pastoral: Poetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572618
eISBN:
9780191722974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572618.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 18th-century Literature

This chapter surveys Burns's creative output during the Excise period, especially his ‘making and mending’ of Scottish songs for James Johnson and George Thomson, arguing for a crossover between his ... More


Dante’s Long Road to the German Library: Literary Reception from Early Romanticism Until the Late Nineteenth Century

Eva Hölter

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter shows that Dante never was an ‘easy’ author and neither was his road to the German library during the long nineteenth century. It follows the first steps towards Dante undertaken by the ... More


Emerson, Dante, and American Nationalism

Kathleen Verduin

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers how Dante as national poet was presented as a model for the American artist, and how Ralph Waldo Emerson's reading of the Italian poet reflected, on the one hand, a will to ... More


The Making of the National Poet: Shakespeare, Adaptation and Authorship, 1660-1769

Michael Dobson

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183235
eISBN:
9780191673979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183235.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Poetry

The century between the Restoration and David Garrick's Stratford Jubilee saw Shakespeare's promotion from the status of archaic, rustic playwright to that of England's timeless Bard, and with it the ... More


‘Thus Deare Britannia Will I Sing of thee’: William Browne, Britannia's Pastorals

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Because attempting to provide a representation of England in the early Stuart period would entail a close examination of debates regarding the identity of a particular nation, Britannia's Pastorals ... More


Volunteers of America, 1917: The and the Great War

John Timberman Newcomb

in How Did Poetry Survive?: The Making of Modern American Verse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036798
eISBN:
9780252093906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036798.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the odyssey of the Seven Arts, led by its editor-in-chief, James Oppenheim, from naïve nationalism to radical dissent that ultimately led to its demise. It emphasizes the ... More


A Transnational Poetics

Jahan Ramazani

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry is often viewed as culturally homogeneous, “stubbornly national,” in T. S. Eliot's phrase, or “the most provincial of the arts,” according to W. H. Auden. But this book uncovers the ... More


Anne Hunter's Poetry

in The Life and Poems of Anne Hunter Haydn's Tuneful Voice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846311918
eISBN:
9781846315886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311918.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The early published poems of Anne Hunter appeared anonymously in anthologies, books of music or as broadsheets; they can be identified as hers because the texts are among her manuscripts. This is ... More


The American Agenda

Jonathan Mayhew

in Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226512037
eISBN:
9780226512051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512051.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

No study of Lorca's poetry on its own terms can explain why his poetry resonated so strongly in the United States. For an explanation of this resonance, this chapter turns to a set of purely domestic ... More


A Transtational Portics

Jahan Ramazani

in A Transnational Poetics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the formal, historical and disciplinary consequences of cross-national influence and interstitial migrancy for English-language poetry in the twentieth and twenty-first ... More


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