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The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France

Wendy S Mercer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263884
eISBN:
9780191734830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263884.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This is the first critical biography of Xavier Marmier. The celebrity of Marmier was such that his death made headline news in most major newspapers in France. Marmier earned his reputation by being ... More


The Last Years (1880–92)

Wendy S. Mercer

in The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263884
eISBN:
9780191734830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263884.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Marmier was now over 70 years old, and the coming decade saw him limiting his activities to the Parisian sphere. He had naturally experienced a decline in his physical vigour, although his mind ... More


UNCERTAINTIES: Now I only hear its melancholy …

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

At the Curtis Institute of Music, Samuel Barber pursued further studies in foreign literature and language, mostly with a European background. This accounts for his pursuit of the perfection of his ... More


Editors’ Choice: Craftsmanship and the Marketplace

Claire Davison

in Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the translators’ craftsmanship when shaping the works for publication; it underlines how selecting and editing the materials inevitably transformed them. This meant ... More


Epilogue

Leith Morton

in The Alien Within: Representations of the Exotic in Twentieth-Century Japanese Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832926
eISBN:
9780824870201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832926.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter makes some generalizations about the significance of the alien or exotic as a subject in literature, specifically in the case of modern Japanese literature. Discussion of ... More


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