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Liberty

Isaiah Berlin

Edited by Henry Hardy (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249893
eISBN:
9780191598807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924989X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Liberty is the new and expanded edition of Isaiah Berlin’s Four Essays on Liberty, a modern classic of liberalism. These essays, of which the best known is ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’, do not offer a ... More


Edwardian Poetry

Kenneth Millard

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The poets writing in the first years of the 20th century have commonly been discussed in isolation. This book considers together seven poets — Henry Newbolt, John Masefield, Thomas Hardy, Edward ... More


Passion and Pathology in Victorian Fiction

Jane Wood

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187608
eISBN:
9780191674723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187608.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In what was once described as ‘the century of nerves’, a fascination with the mysterious processes governing physical and psychological states was shared by medical and fiction writers alike. This ... More


Hardy's Fables of Integrity: Woman, Body, Text

Marjorie Garson

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122234
eISBN:
9780191671371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122234.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In this reading of seven of Hardy's major novels, the book argues that the fiction is shaped by a pervasive anxiety about the body and about bodily disintegration. Taking as its starting-point the ... More


Conclusion

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Although nearly fifty years separate the births of Hardy and Brooke, they nevertheless share characteristics that are common to the Edwardian period. Each of the poets included here is imbued with a ... More


A Conjecture About Dylan Thomas

Bryan Magee

in The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237228
eISBN:
9780191706233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237227.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Dylan Thomas made his name with one particular poem, ‘The Force that Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower’, which he wrote and published in his teens. Not only the theme but also the imagery in ... More


Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Martha C. Nussbaum and Alison L. LaCroix (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book focuses on issues of gender in the British novel of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, particularly Hardy and Trollope. Approaching the topic from a variety of backgrounds, the ... More


At Long Last: Edwardian Epic 1895–1910

Herbert F. Tucker

in Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232987
eISBN:
9780191716447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232987.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Tiring of its global duties as the century waned, epic took a rest for the ten years after 1895. The few works that did appear withdrew into the national scope and martial heroism of former years, ... More


Gerald Finzi: 1901–1956

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0074
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The last piece people heard Gerald Finzi conduct was his Cantata, In Terra Pax. The end of that beautiful work contains a faint reminiscence of “The First Nowell.” Although English purists opine that ... More


Mr Gerald Finzi: A Many-Sided Man

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0075
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gerald Finzi's last new work was the cantata In Terra Pax. This work is significant not only for its intrinsic beauty, but because it seemed to gives hope of even better things to come. These hopes ... More


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