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Dryden's Ovid: Aesthetic Translation and the Idea of the Classic

Charles Martindale

in Translation and the Classic: Identity as Change in the History of Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199288076
eISBN:
9780191713439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288076.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter proposes an aesthetic model, derived from Kant's Critique of Judgement, for how translation might operate in relation to a classic text (as an alternative to the standard ... More


Victorian Women Hymn‐Writers

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the woman writer, and hymn writing as an acceptable occupation for women; the character of this writing, and examples of it from Charlotte Elliott, Sarah Flower Adams, and Cecil Frances ... More


The Pre-Raphaelites

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB) in 1848 including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, William Morris, and Algernon Charles Swinburne. Dante Gabriel Rossetti wanted ... More


Christina Rossetti’s Poems: a New Edition and a Revaluation

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the works of Christina Rossetti. Rossetti presents a peculiarly useful subject through which to explore how certain writers move in or out of critical attention. In addition, ... More


Definite Forms and Catholic Poetics

Kirstie Blair

in Form and Faith in Victorian Poetry and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644506
eISBN:
9780191741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644506.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The concluding chapter turns to Catholic poetics, interpreted broadly to include both Anglo-Catholics and Roman Catholics. It returns to the opening chapter in suggesting how Catholic poets in the ... More


Dante’s Beatrice and Victorian Gender Ideology

Julia Straub

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

In 1859 William Gladstone commissioned a painting from William Dyce which became known as Beatrice. A portrait of a young woman wearing a plain Renaissance dress, Beatrice is one of the first ... More


Haunting the Reading Room: Ezra Pound and the British Museum's Egyptian and Assyrian Collections

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the importance of the British Museum Reading Room to the literary figures of early twentieth-century London. The poet Ezra Pound is shown to have visited in the first instance ... More


The Price of Redemption in “Goblin Market”

Jill Rappoport

in Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772605
eISBN:
9780199919000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772605.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

The networks of single women envisioned in Part I take on increasing social and religious power in Anna Jameson’s lecture “Sisters of Charity” (1855) and Christina Rossetti’s poem “Goblin Market” ... More


The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Jerome J. McGann

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As well as exploring the fault-lines marking the various kinds of historical literary studies from the New Criticism to Post-Structuralism, this book develops a fully elaborated socio-historical ... More


Proved on the Pulses: Heart Disease in Victorian Literature and Culture

Kirstie Blair

in Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273942
eISBN:
9780191706592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273942.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the culture of the pathological heart in Victorian literature and medicine. It argues that heart disease was both a fashionable topic for medical research, as demonstrated by ... More


Conclusion

Kirstie Blair

in Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273942
eISBN:
9780191706592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273942.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The conclusion briefly surveys the later culture of the heart in the Victorian period, considering its presence in works by Christina Rossetti, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and ... More


The Religious Poetry of Christina Rossetti

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

One of the difficulties which an explicitly Christian poem, or artwork, presents for criticism is its appearance of thematic uniformity. Readers of such a poem frequently seem to think that the ideas ... More


Introduction

Catherine Maxwell

in Second Sight: The Visionary Imagination in Late Victorian Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071447
eISBN:
9781781701096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071447.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book focuses on a range of authors from the late Victorian period, some canonical, some non-canonical, whose works, in addition to poetry, encompass a variety of literary forms such as the ... More


Transfiguration: The Religion of Art in Nineteenth-Century Literature Before Aestheticism

Stephen Cheeke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198757207
eISBN:
9780191817137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757207.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Criticism/Theory

This book focuses upon the ways in which four major writers about art in the nineteenth century (John Ruskin, Robert Browning, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Walter Pater) engaged with the Christian ... More


Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith

Emma Mason

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198723691
eISBN:
9780191791086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723691.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith suggests that the life and works of Christina Rossetti offer a commentary on the relationship between Christianity and ecology. It counters readings of her ... More


Plate

in Britain's Chinese Eye: Literature, Empire, and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759458
eISBN:
9780804775878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759458.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter describes how the circulation of patterned porcelain allowed the Chinese garden to be understood as a domestic commodity, and also explains how the increasingly mechanized production of ... More


Invariant Forms: “[T]he bonds of verse”: Form as Discipline

Andrea Henderson

in Algebraic Art: Mathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198809982
eISBN:
9780191860140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809982.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the later nineteenth century formal regularity was regarded as the hallmark of mathematical and scientific inquiry as well as the burgeoning “social sciences” and the arts—all presumed to be ... More


Confronting Variety: Listing, Subjectivity, and Genre in Latin Poetry

William Fitzgerald

in Variety: The Life of a Roman Concept

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226299495
eISBN:
9780226299525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299525.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Starting with Horace’s lengthy priamel in the first of his odes, this chapter looks at the relation between subjectivity and variety through the phenomenon of listing as it appears in different ... More


Art's Undoing: In the Wake of a Radical Aestheticism

Forest Pyle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823251117
eISBN:
9780823252978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251117.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Radical aestheticism describes a recurring event in some of the most powerful and resonating texts of nineteenth-century British literature, offering us the best way to reckon with what takes place ... More


Other Poetry

George Meredith

in Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173178
eISBN:
9780300189100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173178.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter takes a break from the study and examination of the form and content of mid-Victorian poetry. Instead, it compiles poems that exemplify key elements of Meredith's verse: social ... More


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