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A Double Singleness: Gender and the Writings of Charles and Mary Lamb

Jane Aaron

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128908
eISBN:
9780191671739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128908.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1796, when Mary Lamb killed her mother in a sudden attack of violent frenzy, her brother Charles pledged himself to be responsible for her care, thus sparing her from threatened incarceration in ... More


Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Kathleen M. Heide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is about juvenile and adult sons and daughters who kill their parents. The book moves far behind the statistical correlates of parricide by synthesizing the professional literature on ... More


Long, Long Tales from the Russian North

Jack V. Haney (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037306
eISBN:
9781621039235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book of folktales from the Far North of European Russia features seventeen works by five narrators of the Russian tale, all recorded in the twentieth century. The tales, distinguished by their ... More


‘We are in a manner marked’

Jane Aaron

in A Double Singleness: Gender and the Writings of Charles and Mary Lamb

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128908
eISBN:
9780191671739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128908.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the implications of Mary Lamb's act of matricide, and examines the part madness played in the Lambs' lives. During the first years of the nineteenth century, significant changes ... More


A Modern Electra

Jane Aaron

in A Double Singleness: Gender and the Writings of Charles and Mary Lamb

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128908
eISBN:
9780191671739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128908.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In order to understand as far as possible the darkness at the heart of Mary Lamb's life and that of her brother Charles, the least communicative hint or sign which evades their mutual silence on this ... More


‘The impertinence of manhood’

Jane Aaron

in A Double Singleness: Gender and the Writings of Charles and Mary Lamb

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128908
eISBN:
9780191671739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128908.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Under Samuel Taylor Coleridge's influence, Charles Lamb, by 1796, had made some tentative and initially unpublished beginnings in poetic composition. But the shock of his sister Mary's act of ... More


MATRICIDE: BASIC FACTS AND LITERATURE

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines available knowledge on matricide. It begins by presenting basic information about matricide and stepmatricide victims, offenders, and incidents over the 32-year period of ... More


Nero’s Degenerate Remorse

Laurel Fulkerson

in No Regrets: Remorse in Classical Antiquity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668892
eISBN:
9780191751219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668892.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses the fifth emperor Nero’s murder of his mother, and his subsequent remorse. Unlike in the case of Alexander, all of the sources believe that Nero is sincere, but generally, they ... More


Tender Is the Night, ‘Jazzmania’, and the Ellingson Matricide

James L. W. West III

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of Tender is the Night

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310713
eISBN:
9781846314308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314308.003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents an account of the Ellingson Matricide case, which caught Fitzgerald's attention during the genesis of Tender Is the Night and gave him his beginning and initial impetus. ... More


The Ghost, the Divorce, and the Wedding

Patrick Kragelund

in Roman Historical Drama: The Octavia In Antiquity and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718291
eISBN:
9780191787614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718291.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Here, the focus is on the drama’s ‘pedimental’ central day: Nero and Poppaea’s wedding day. It consists of two closely interlocked scenes that are best assumed to be sharing their setting in front of ... More


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