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John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Paul Hammond and Blair Worden (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This volume offers a series of fresh explorations of the life, writing, and reputation of John Milton. The ten papers take us inside Milton's verse and prose, into the context of the events and the ... More


Tradition and Originality

Andrew Kahn

in Pushkin's Lyric Intelligence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199234745
eISBN:
9780191715747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234745.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

During the first decade of his career, Pushkin often represented poetic composition as a matter of craft and imitation rather than visionary inspiration. By addressing other writers, including ... More


Aphra Behn's Afterlife

Jane Spencer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184942
eISBN:
9780191674402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184942.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Aphra Behn, now becoming recognized as a major Restoration figure, is especially significant as an early example of a successful professional woman writer: an important and often troubling role-model ... More


‘Like a thousand reflections of my own hands in a dark mirror’: Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Sarah Ailwood and Melinda Harvey

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter extends the theorisation of literary influence beyond arguments put forward by Harold Bloom (around anxiety) and Bonnie Kime Scott (around modernist coteries) by asserting that it is ... More


Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Gareth J. Wood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is a book about translation and literary influence. It takes as its subject Spain’s most important contemporary novelist, Javier Marías (1951), who worked as a literary translator for a ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Sarah Ailwood and Melinda Harvey (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence seeks to understand influence, a powerful yet mysterious and undertheorised impetus for artistic production, by exploring Katherine Mansfield’s wide net of ... More


Shakespeare and the Renaissance Ovid

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and Ovid

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183242
eISBN:
9780191673986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183242.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines the influence of Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid) on the literary writings of William Shakespeare. Ovid's inspiration of Shakespeare was first recognized in 1598 when ... More


Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Patrick Sims-Williams

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In the Middle Ages Ireland's extensive and now famous literature was unknown outside the Gaelic‐speaking world of Ireland, Scotland, and the Isle of Man — with Wales an important exception. Irish ... More


“Literary Influences”

Gabriel García Márquez

in The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents an interview with Gabriel García Márquez, who talks about his literary influences, including William Faulkner. García Márquez cites Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis as the ... More


Introduction: Sir Gawain and French Arthurian Romance

Ad Putter

in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and French Arthurian Romance

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182535
eISBN:
9780191673825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182535.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the connection between the romantic fiction Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the French tradition of Arthurian romance. ... More


‘Where is she?’ Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth Bowen

Jessica Gildersleeve

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the absent presence of Katherine Mansfield in Elizabeth Bowen’s personal and fictional writing to demonstrate how loss, desire and mourning might constitute a particularly ... More


Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Luke Ferretter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This is the first study devoted to Sylvia Plath's fiction. Plath wrote fiction throughout her life, in a wide variety of genres, including women's magazine romances, New Yorker stories, comedy, ... More


Katherine Mansfield, Nettie Palmer and Critical Influence

Sarah Ailwood

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter traces the lodestar role that Katherine Mansfield played for the Australian literary critic Nettie Palmer. Palmer’s literary archive reveals her enchantment with Mansfield as a reader, ... More


John Clare’s Gypsies

Sarah Houghton-Walker

in Representations of the Gypsy in the Romantic Period

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198719472
eISBN:
9780191788581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719472.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter looks at various gypsy poems by John Clare as exemplary of the way in which the social and economic pressures outlined in Chapter 1 impact upon literary representations of gypsies, ... More


Nostalgia for the Cervantes–Shakespeare Link: Charles David Ley’s Historia de Cardenio

Ángel-Luis Pujante

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines the changes effected in the Spanish translation of Double Falsehood (1987, repr. 2007) by its translator Charles David Ley. On the one hand, Ley replaced the Theobald title with ... More


‘The Twilight of Language’: The Young Evelyn Waugh on ‘Catherine’ Mansfield

Naomi Milthorpe

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter offers the first account of Katherine Mansfield's literary connections to Evelyn Waugh. It exposes the satiric potential of literary influence through a consideration of Waugh's ... More


Influence

Matthew L. Jockers

in Macroanalysis: Digital Methods and Literary History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037528
eISBN:
9780252094767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037528.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores literary influence and the idea that literature can and perhaps even must be read as an evolving system with certain inherent rules. Attempts to demonstrate literary imitation, ... More


‘Worms of the Same Family’: Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Juliane Römhild

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter traces literary influence Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim, writers who were artistic contemporaries, cousins and friends. It explores the relationship between kinship and ... More


Introduction: Works for Other Times

Michaela Bronstein

in Out of Context: The Uses of Modernist Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190655396
eISBN:
9780190655426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655396.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

We often think of literary canons as representing the hegemony of the past over the present. The introduction asks us to think instead of the way the present reshapes the past to serve its needs. The ... More


‘God forgive me, Tchehov, for my impertinence’: Katherine Mansfield and the Art of Copying

Melinda Harvey

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter reexamines allegations that Katherine Mansfield copied her story ‘The Child-Who-Was-Tired’ from the Russian writer Anton Chekhov. It argues that Mansfield's copying of Chekhov's story ... More


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