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The Americanization of Calvinism: Contexts and Questions

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The historic Calvinist churches that still enjoyed significant leadership in American public life thoroughly incorporated common sense and republican emphases into their theology. In general, these ... More


Milton and the Romantics

David Fairer

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

According to Joseph Wittreich, Romantic poets empowered Milton by making him whole again through their readings of his poetry in the future tense, so that poems emerging from one moment of crisis ... More


Hegel's Aesthetics: New Perspectives on its Response to Kant and Romanticism

Karl Ameriks

in Kant and the Historical Turn: Philosophy as Critical Interpretation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199205349
eISBN:
9780191709272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205349.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers Hegel's claim that earlier aesthetic theory was not adequately ‘objective’, and Jean-Marie Schaeffer's contentions that the differences between Hegel's aesthetics and others in ... More


salons: Background and Intellectual Trends

Halina Goldberg

in Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter outlines the history of the salon tradition in Poland, focusing on the central role of the intellectual salon in the early 19th century. It shows that during the period when Warsaw ... More


Defining the Romantic Symbol

Nicholas Halmi

in The Genealogy of the Romantic Symbol

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212415
eISBN:
9780191707223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212415.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter begins with a discussion of the concept of the symbol as articulated by a number of German writers and Samuel Taylor Coleridge in the period designated as the age of Goethe in German ... More


Uses of Philosophy

Nicholas Halmi

in The Genealogy of the Romantic Symbol

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212415
eISBN:
9780191707223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212415.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that the Enlightenment in its multiplicity made the Romantic concept of a universal and inherently meaningful symbolism not only intellectually desirable, but philosophically ... More


Uses of Theology

Nicholas Halmi

in The Genealogy of the Romantic Symbol

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212415
eISBN:
9780191707223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212415.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the theological nature of the Romantic concept. It argues that to claim the concept for theology is to reclaim it from aesthetics, and in that respect, the claim constitutes an ... More


Uses of Mythology

Nicholas Halmi

in The Genealogy of the Romantic Symbol

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212415
eISBN:
9780191707223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212415.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The ‘discovery’ of the symbol in antiquity may be understood as a response to the obstacles confronting the creation of a ‘new mythology’, a project conceived by the early German Romantics in ... More


Mimomania: Music and Gesture in Nineteenth-Century Opera

Mary Ann Smart

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520239951
eISBN:
9780520939875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239951.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

When Friedrich Nietzsche dubbed Richard Wagner “the most enthusiastic mimomaniac” ever to exist, he was objecting to a hollowness he felt in the music, a crowding out of any true dramatic impulse by ... More


Homo Imaginans and the Concursus Divinus

Douglas Hedley

in Turning Images in Philosophy, Science, and Religion: A New Book of Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199563340
eISBN:
9780191731303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563340.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter extends a project begun in the book Living Forms of the Imagination, which involves a defence of the cognitive significance of imagination. Imagination and fantasy are distinguished and ... More


A Short History of German Philosophy

Vittorio Hösle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167190
eISBN:
9781400883042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167190.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book provides an original history of German-language philosophy from the Middle Ages to today. In an accessible narrative that explains complex ideas in clear language, the book traces the ... More


Romans and Romantics

Timothy Saunders, Charles Martindale, Ralph Pite, and Mathilde Skoie (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book provides discussion of the relationship between Romanticism and Roman antiquity. Encompassing literature, music, sculpture, film, history, politics, and scholarship, it assesses the ... More


Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Jonathan Bate

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Although it is well known that the Romantics were obsessed with Shakespeare, extraordinarily little attention has been paid to how this affected their creative practice and their theories of the ... More


Romantic Answers, Victorian Questions: Cultural Possibilities for Melville at Midcentury

Leon Chai

in A Historical Guide to Herman Melville

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142822
eISBN:
9780199850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142822.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Herman Melville's first few exposures to European culture took place during the 1850s, when the authority of the Romanticism movement was rarely challenged. Matthew Arnold's Essays in Criticism posed ... More


On Love

Genevieve Liveley

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores an unexpected affinity between Romans and Romantics ‘on love’. It shows that one Roman poet in particular appears repeatedly reflected in the writings of the English Romantic ... More


The Romans and the American Romantics

Carl J. Richard

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter demonstrates that most of the American Romantics who created the United States' first national literature, including Ralph Waldo Emerson and Nathaniel Hawthorne, were the products of an ... More


Shakespeare, Imagination, Romanticism

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

When Shakespeare's works and cultural status emerged during the period between the age of Dryden and the age of Coleridge, no other English poet from both the 18th and 19th century could surpass the ... More


The Monster Speaks: Mary Shelley's Novel

Chris Baldick

in In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122494
eISBN:
9780191671432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122494.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein manages to achieve a double feat of self-referentiality, both its composition and its subsequent cultural status miming the central moments of its own story. Like the ... More


Romanticism and the historical novel

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Despite much discussion concerning the nature and purpose of Romanticism both at the time and afterwards, it took to the historical novel in a surge during the later 1810s and 1820s—partly under the ... More


Our Genius Problem

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is a genius? And why does our culture have such an obsession with the word and with the idea? Genius is fundamentally an eighteenth-century concept, though it has had a good long run through the ... More


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