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Arts of Life: The Poetry of Inner and Outer Refinement

Yasmin Annabel Haskell

in Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In the ancient didactic poems, man is regularly presented as a product of cultivation or as an object of art. In the preceding chapters, Jesuit poets framed snapshots of ideal life in Virgilian ... More


Origins and Names: Etymology and the Elizabethan Society of Antiquaries

Angus Vine

in In Defiance of Time: Antiquarian Writing in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566198
eISBN:
9780191722462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566198.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter considers the antiquarian interest in linguistic traces, examining how writers of an antiquarian bent turned to etymology and names to access the past and unearth historical origins, and ... More


Conclusion

Angus Vine

in In Defiance of Time: Antiquarian Writing in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566198
eISBN:
9780191722462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566198.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This concluding chapter returns explicitly to the idea of the defiance of time. It looks forward to the next generation of antiquaries, whose interests tended to be more scientific, and who were ... More


Tory Plays: The Contradictions of Royalism in Crisis

SUSAN J. OWEN

in Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter starts the exploration of the contradictory nature of drama, of politics, and of the relationship between the two. The Exclusion Crisis exposes and sharpens contradictions which already ... More


Conclusion

Derek Hughes

in English Drama 1660–1700

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119746
eISBN:
9780191671203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119746.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The isolation and exaltation of the personal is one of the best-known features of post-Revolution drama, though it was not universal, and it permitted widely contrasting interpretations of the ... More


Margaret Cavendish as Editor and Reviser

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

in Forms of Engagement: Women, Poetry and Culture 1640-1680

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676521
eISBN:
9780191755675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676521.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter uses techniques from the history of the book to show that Margaret Cavendish reformed her style through intervention in the print publications of her work. Cavendish presented herself as ... More


Creating Science: The Royal Society and the New Literatures of Science

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

An overview of the founding of the Royal Society of London and early members, including Robert Hooke, Isaac Newton, John Wilkins, Robert Boyle, and Henry Oldenburg, who first published the ... More


A Look into Cervantes's Masterpiece

Manuel Duran and Fay R. Rogg

in Fighting Windmills: Encounters with Don Quixote

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110227
eISBN:
9780300134964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110227.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter presents a reading of Don Quixote. Topics covered include the novel as a travel chronicle; the women in the lives of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza; the magic in Don Quixote's world; the ... More


Dining Out in the Republic of Letters: The Rhetoric of Scientific Correspondence

Claire Preston

in The Poetics of Scientific Investigation in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198704805
eISBN:
9780191780134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704805.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The epistolary correspondence networks and the socio-linguistic habits of scientists working in formally constituted groups, informal gatherings, and the friendship, research, and collecting networks ... More


‘Notes from Discourses touching Religion’: Religious and Scientific Enquiry

Kate Loveman

in Samuel Pepys and his Books: Reading, Newsgathering, and Sociability, 1660-1703

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198732686
eISBN:
9780191796968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732686.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 8 traces the influence of Pepys’s reading upon his religious beliefs through a set of notes he composed in the mid-1680s as he interrogated his own religious and political principles and ... More


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