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‘I love this land of Greece above all else. It has the colour of my heart’: The Greek Landscape of the German Soul

Constanze Güthenke

in Placing Modern Greece: The Dynamics of Romantic Hellenism, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231850
eISBN:
9780191716188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231850.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The second chapter asks how, through aesthetic discourse, Greek reality (material, geographical, climatic) signified as a foil for individual and national reflection. It first examines examples of ... More


The Too-Muchness of Keats: The Narrative Line

Thomas McFarland

in The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186458
eISBN:
9780191674556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186458.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Although several critics could attest to the notion that Keats had exerted great efforts to make the poem Hyperion his greatest work, and despite its apparent ambitiousness, this poem was considered ... More


John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

Porscha Fermanis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637805
eISBN:
9780748652181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637805.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

John Keats is generally considered to be the least intellectually sophisticated of all the major Romantic poets, but he was a more serious thinker than either his contemporaries or later scholars ... More


The Fall of Hyperion: ‘Morti li morti e i vivi parean vivi’

Ralph Pite

in The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112945
eISBN:
9780191670886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112945.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The first time that Keats encountered Dante was probably when he read Leigh Hunt's poem entitled The Story of Rimini which offers an extended full-length poem regarding Dante' story of Francesca and ... More


Writing and History in Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion: Keats (2)

Michael O'Neill

in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122852
eISBN:
9780191671579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122852.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter focuses on questions about the validity of certain historicist readings of Keats that depend on notions of art as displacement, but argues that the Hyperion project does register and ... More


Keats

Morton D. Paley

in Apocalypse and Millenium in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262175
eISBN:
9780191698828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262175.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the treatment and explanation of the topics of apocalypse and millennium in the works of English Romantic poet John Keats. It states that Keats’ last attempt to at poetic ... More


Hyperion

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/9780198157885.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

Hyperion has been thought of as a ‘lyrical novel’ ever since its publication; the first reviewers spoke of it and so did Susette Gontard, to whom it was dedicated and who was ... More


Hölderlin in Homburg, 1798–1800

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/9780198157885.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

Having left Frankfurt Friedrich Hölderlin moved to Homburg, three hours' walk away. He went there to be in the company of his friends, especially Isaak von Sinclair, and to stay near Susette Gontard. ... More


Empedokles

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/9780198157885.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

Friedrich Hölderlin worked on Empedokles throughout his time in Homburg; it is very much a work of that intensely reflective and ambitious period. However the play was conceived in Frankfurt, in ... More


The Science of Man: Anthropological Speculation and Stadial Theory in Hyperion

Porscha Fermanis

in John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637805
eISBN:
9780748652181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637805.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Hyperion. In The History of America, William Robertson describes the effect on the colonies of a sophisticated but exploitative European government. Hyperion certainly has an ... More


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