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Writing and Orality: Nationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Penny Fielding

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121800
eISBN:
9780191671319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the concepts of nationality and culture in the context of 19th-century Scottish fiction, through the writing of Walter Scott, James Hogg, R. L. Stevenson, and Margaret Oliphant. It ... More


Hogg, Maturin, and the Gothic National Tale

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the lasting appeal of the Gothic, its nature as a genre, and its inflections in Scotland's and Ireland's national literatures. In particular, it discusses James Hogg and Charles ... More


Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Richard Cronin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book begins with two fatal duels, as the best introduction to a literary period best defined by its antagonisms – between England and Scotland, Whigs and Tories, men and women, and between poets ... More


The Life of Sir Walter Scott by John Macrone: Edited with an Introduction by Daniel Grader

Daniel Grader (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748669912
eISBN:
9781474422208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669912.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

John Macrone (1809-1837), Dickens's first publisher, was also Scott's first biographer. His unfinished life of Scott, filled with unique anecdotes and sidelights on the reception of the Waverley ... More


Mr Knight's Best Small Capitals

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter contends that this was the first age of print, the age when, as the New Monthly put it, print became ‘like to the air we breathe’, ‘the medium through which we receive every idea and ... More


Disunity of Mind: The Novel as Magazine

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter argues that the magazine became the dominant genre of the period, and that one primary indicator of this is that the novel became increasingly miscellaneous, increasingly magazine‐like. ... More


Jack and Gill

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter describes the determined and flamboyant campaign in the decade after Waterloo to reassert the masculine character of the republic of letters which, many male writers seemed to believe, ... More


Where Once We Stood Rejoicing

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth's Revisitings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199268771
eISBN:
9780191730832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268771.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In a poem from his late Italian tour, ‘Musings Near Aquapendente’, Wordsworth introduces lines written 45 or more years earlier. They lead him to remember two great figures, Sir Walter Scott and ... More


Revolution and the Form of the British Novel, 1790-1825: Intercepted Letters, Interrupted Seductions

Nicola J. Watson

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112976
eISBN:
9780191670893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112976.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Whatever happened to the epistolary novel? Why was it that by 1825 the principal narrative form of 18th-century fiction had been replaced by the third-person and often historicised models which have ... More


‘Living, and Life-like’: Storytelling in The Three Perils of Man

Penny Fielding

in Writing and Orality: Nationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121800
eISBN:
9780191671319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121800.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on James Hogg's The Three Perils of Man, one of his more extended analyses of storytelling. The novel, published in 1822, defeats any attempt at categorization; its plot alone is ... More


Not Proven: Scott, Hogg, and Storytelling

Penny Fielding

in Writing and Orality: Nationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121800
eISBN:
9780191671319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121800.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter is about Hogg's and Scott's different attempts to represent oral storytelling in print. By looking closely at some stories by Scott and Hogg, we can see what happens when the ... More


Judicial Review, Legislative Override, and Democracy

JEFFREY GOLDSWORTHY

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In a well-known defence of the Canadian Charter, Peter Hogg and Alison Bushell characterize the Charter as setting up a ‘dialogue’ between the legislature and the courts. Hogg and Bushell claim that ... More


Edith (Mrs. F. G.) Hogg

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Edith (Mrs. F.G.) Hogg, vice president and one of the founders of the Women's Industrial Council (WIC). In 1896, when the government recommended that manufacturing done in the ... More


1910–1911 “A Very Honorable End”

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0037
Subject:
Music, Popular

William Gilbert and Philip Hogg set off on what was to prove an eventful journey. Their first hurdle was to get across France, which had been hit by a partial train strike. They had to travel by car ... More


Borrowing from English Equity and Minority Shareholders’ Actions

Niall R Whitty

in A Mixed Legal System in Transition: T. B. Smith and the Progress of Scots Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623358
eISBN:
9780748651467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623358.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In Anderson v Hogg a shareholder in a company presented a petition under section 459 of the Companies Act 1985 for relief against unfair prejudice. The petitioner sought to have the respondent ... More


Railroads

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the legal battles between Texas's railroads and the Texas Railroad Commission. James S. Hogg lobbied for the creation of a railroad commission after becoming governor in 1890. ... More


‘These transient meetings’: and

Madeleine Callaghan

in Shelley's Living Artistry: Letters, Poems, Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940247
eISBN:
9781786944306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940247.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In Alastor and Laon and Cythna, Shelley translates his ‘feelings and opinions’ into poetry that draws strongly on his personal experiences without resorting to crude confession. Reading Shelley’s ... More


Castes of Exception: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

Daniel M. Stout

in Corporate Romanticism: Liberalism, Justice, and the Novel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272235
eISBN:
9780823272273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272235.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter three looks at James Hogg’s 1824 novel, The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner. It argues that the book criticizes both Calvinism and Romantic nationalism for their ... More


Shadowes Light

John Hollander

Kenneth Gross (ed.)

in The Substance of Shadow: A Darkening Trope in Poetic History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226354279
eISBN:
9780226354309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354309.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter 3 moves into the poetry of Romanticism, examining the ways in which the shadow comes to be seen as an image or expression of an unseen self, material for evermore acute psychological ... More


The Fine Details: Torture and the Social Order

Darieck Scott

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers Samuel Delany’s contention in “Pornography and Censorship” that censorship of representations of the suffering and pleasures of human bodies is directly related to the practice ... More


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