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Reading Antigone in Translation: Text, Paratext, Intertext

Deborah H. Roberts

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is concerned with the many translations of Antigone from 1900 to the present, and with some of the ways in which these diverse translations establish for the reader without Greek the ... More


Selling the Skirt: Women’s Travel Writing and the Literary Market

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Combining paratextual and textual analysis with an examination of contemporaneous reviews and external marketing, this chapter explores how women travellers position gender identity as a key selling ... More


Canonizing Paul: Ancient Editorial Practice and the Corpus Paulinum

Eric W. Scherbenske

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917341
eISBN:
9780199980338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917341.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Canonizing Paul explores how ancient editorial practices utilized in the production of corpora (e.g. preparation of texts, selection and arrangement of tracts, and composition and ... More


Antiquarian Readers: The Case of Drayton and Selden

Angus Vine

in In Defiance of Time: Antiquarian Writing in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566198
eISBN:
9780191722462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566198.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shifts the arguments from antiquarian writers to antiquarian readers by exploring how early modern poets took up the antiquarian baton. It focuses on Michael Drayton, Camden's close ... More


Conclusion

David Duff

in Romanticism and the Uses of Genre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572748
eISBN:
9780191721960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572748.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The book concludes a brief case study of the ode, whose complicated evolution in the Romantic period encapsulates the generic currents and counter-currents traced in previous chapters. One of the ... More


Fictions of Authenticity: The Frame Narratives and Notes of the Waverley Novels

Fiona Robertson

in Legitimate Histories: Scott, Gothic, and the Authorities of Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112242
eISBN:
9780191670725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112242.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter turns to the frame narrative of The Monastery, and several other types of paratext in the Waverley Novels, in order to focus on the careful constructions of authenticity which, for many ... More


The paper stage

Rachel Willie

in Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter one examines how drama was enacted in textual form upon the paper stage, outlining how writers used the medium of print to appropriate pre-civil war drama as a way to comment upon ... More


Framing a History of the Present: or, Did the <i>Pearls</i> Scatter to the World’s Fair?

Marilyn Booth

in Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter considers how a volume such as this was celebrated and advertised locally, and how Fawwaz’s contemporaries ‘blurbed’ it for audiences. How did such a framing contribute to the era’s ... More


Prefaces and the Reader’s Approach to the Text

Aaron Pelttari

in The Space that Remains: Reading of Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452765
eISBN:
9780801455001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452765.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter uses Gérard Genette's idea of the paratext to interrogate the development of prefaces to Latin poetry. It shows that the prefaces of Claudian and Prudentius are distinct from earlier ... More


Second Lecture: What is a New Testament Manuscript?

David C. Parker

in Textual Scholarship and the Making of the New Testament

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657810
eISBN:
9780191744860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657810.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, History of Christianity

This chapter asks the question ‘What is a New Testament manuscript”. It discusses papyrus copies, including amulets, ones with sentences for fortune-telling. Parchment majuscule manuscripts are ... More


The Teahouse of the American Book: Boston Bindings and Asia-as-Technê, 1890–1920

R. John Williams

in The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194470
eISBN:
9780300206579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194470.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In an effort to understand how the complex effects of Asia-as-technê worked together to transform the entire field of book production in the 1890s and early 1900s, this chapter turns to two ... More


The Making of an Edition in Antiquity

Eric W. Scherbenske

in Canonizing Paul: Ancient Editorial Practice and the Corpus Paulinum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917341
eISBN:
9780199980338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917341.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 1 surveys editorial practices utilized in the preparation of ancient corpora under the rubrics of text, contents, and paratexts (i.e. ancillary materials). It contends that editors' ... More


Stage-Managing Interpretation: Ben Jonson's The Staple of News

Bradley D. Ryner

in Performing Economic Thought: English Drama and Mercantile Writing 1600-1642

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684656
eISBN:
9780748697113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684656.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines techniques by which mercantile writers and playwrights attempted to manage reception by comparing Thomas Milles's copious use of paratext to Ben Jonson's direct addresses to the ... More


Pseudotranslations:: Exoticism and the Oriental Tale

Padma Rangarajan

in Imperial Babel: Translation, Exoticism, and the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263615
eISBN:
9780823266456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263615.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a transvalued theory of exoticism as an alternate discourse to Edward Said’s definition of Orientalism. Exoticism, it argues, defines a space of “lived perplexity” that more ... More


Reason to believe? Five British Muslim memoirs

Ahmed Rehana

in Writing British Muslims: Religion, class and multiculturalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087400
eISBN:
9781781708972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087400.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers a selection of post-9/11 autobiographical memoirs by young British Muslims: Ed Husain’s The Islamist (2007)Sarfraz Manzoor’s Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock ... More


Features of Latin New Testament Manuscripts

H.A.G. Houghton

in The Latin New Testament: A Guide to its Early History, Texts, and Manuscripts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744733
eISBN:
9780191805905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744733.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This is an introduction to the characteristics of manuscripts of the Latin New Testament and their description. The first section covers writing materials and the layout of each page, including the ... More


Paradox and Paratext: Picturing Narrative Theory

David Wittenberg

in Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249961
eISBN:
9780823252503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249961.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 4 discusses the way in which time travel fictions manipulate the narratological pairing of fabula (underlying story material) and sjuzhet (reorganization of story material in plot). Focusing ... More


Poetry, Paratext, and History in Radcliffe’s Gothic

JoEllen DeLucia

in A Feminine Enlightenment: British Women Writers and the Philosophy of Progress, 1759-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695942
eISBN:
9781474408677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695942.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter argues that attention to Ann Radcliffe’s use of Scots poetry in the epigraphs of TheMysteries of Udolpho (1794) transforms the female gothic into an historical instead of a psychological ... More


Self-Made Spectacles: The Look of Maps and Cartographic Visualcy

Martin Brückner

in Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the same period when American-made maps began to circulate in the public and private spheres, much of the impetus for recognizing maps as a form of spectacle was generated internally from ... More


Gender, Reception, and Form: Early Modern Women and the Making of Verse

Danielle Clarke and Marie-Louise Coolahan

in The Work of Form: Poetics and Materiality in Early Modern Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702818
eISBN:
9780191795282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702818.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This essay interrogates the reluctance of critics of early modern women's writing to engage with the implications of formal choices, firstly by tracing the relative absence of form in the critical ... More


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