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The Arms in the Sky: Diffraction of a Narrative Theme

Alessandro Barchiesi

in Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161815
eISBN:
9781400852482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161815.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers some of the narrative strategies and their relative effects of sense in the Aeneid. What matters here is grasping the specific way the complexity of cultural presuppositions ... More


Jim Crace

Philip Tew

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069123
eISBN:
9781781701232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Jim Crace is one of the most imaginative of contemporary novelists. The author of nine novels, he has received great public and intellectual acclaim across the UK, Europe, Australia and the United ... More


Conclusion

Anne Whitehead

in Trauma Fiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618576
eISBN:
9780748651726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618576.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses some important points about trauma fiction and summarises the main focus of the two main sections of the book. Here, the author shows that her division of the book into ... More


Themes and Tropes Reversed

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/9780198183877.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter looks at dramatists' attempts to intervene politically by deliberately reversing themes and tropes from other plays. The strenuous and ideological effort of the drama of this time is ... More


Conrad and Marguerite Poradowska

Susan Jones

in Conrad and Women

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the role of Conrad's distant cousin by marriage, Marguerite Poradowska, as a creative influence on his career. Poradowska, herself a writer of French fiction, corresponded with ... More


Montaigne

Cave Terence

in The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158356
eISBN:
9780191673290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158356.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines cornucopian text problems in French Renaissance writing in the context of Michel de Montaigne's works. It suggests that a cornucopian movement may be traced in many of the ... More


Jean Paul (1763–1825)

Catherine J. Minter

in The Mind—Body Problem in German Literature 1770–1830: Wezel, Moritz, and Jean Paul

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255993
eISBN:
9780191698293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255993.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses how Jean Paul's ideas on philosophical anthropology inform his fictional writings. The discussion also offers the mind-body theme as a standard by which the often disputed ... More


Jorie Graham Talking (2006)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter criticizes Jorie Graham's poetry collection Overlord. This volume contains twenty-five poems that take on the problem of public themes, including economics, history, and ecology, in ... More


Surrey’s Last Portrait

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Time was running out. The race for the succession, in which the winner would take all, was coming to an end. In these last months, the Earl of Surrey had his portrait painted with the symbolic theme ... More


Tübingen, 1788–1793

David Constantine

in Hölderlin

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198157885
eISBN:
9780191673238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157885.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

In October 1788, Friedrich Hölderlin's year left Maulbronn and entered the seminary in Tübingen. In the first term away he visited Louise Nast and effusive letters went to and fro. They were ... More


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