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The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900

Michael O'Neill

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299287
eISBN:
9780191715099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299287.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Drawn from Shelley's Prometheus Unbound, the title of this book suggests the cultural and literary persistence of the Romantic in the work of many British, American, and Irish poets since 1900. ... More


Introduction: ‘Original Response’

Michael O'Neill

in The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299287
eISBN:
9780191715099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299287.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter is divided into two parts. The first draws upon an array of 20th-century poetry in support of the argument that Romantic poetry is a persistent presence in subsequent ... More


‘The All‐Sustaining Air’: Variations on a Romantic Metaphor

Michael O'Neill

in The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299287
eISBN:
9780191715099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299287.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter explores the ways in which a metaphor central to Romanticism, that of ‘air’, reappears in the work of 20th-century poets. The metaphor is suggestive because of its multi-faceted ... More


The Doppelgänger: Double Visions in German Literature

Andrew J. Webber

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159049
eISBN:
9780191673467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159049.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Ever since its literary coinage in Jean Paul's novel, Siebenkäs (1796), the concept of Doppelgänger has had significant influence upon representations of the self in German literature. This study ... More


Dickens's Villains: Melodrama, Character, Popular Culture

Juliet John

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184614
eISBN:
9780191714214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184614.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book studies Dickens's villains. They embody, the book argues, the crucial fusion between the ‘deviant’ and ‘theatrical’ aspects of his writing. Though there have been many studies of both the ... More


‘The Knowledge of Contrast, Feeling for Light and Shade’: Amy Clampitt's ‘Voyages: A Homage to John Keats’ 1

Michael O'Neill

in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122852
eISBN:
9780191671579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122852.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter offers a reading of Amy Clampitt's ‘Voyages: A Homage to John Keats’. Clampitt herself voyages through the work of a number of Symbolist and post-Romantic poets — especially Rimbaud, ... More


Conclusion The Search for Harmonization

Irving Singer

in The Nature of Love: The Modern World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512749
eISBN:
9780262315135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512749.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter concludes the book by determining how the systematic and historical approaches fit together. If we limit ourselves to bestowal, the great event in the history of thinking about love is ... More


Treasure Neverland

Neil Rennie

in Treasure Neverland: Real and Imaginary Pirates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679331
eISBN:
9780191767272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679331.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter concerns two late-nineteenth-early-twentieth-century children's classics, Treasure Island (1883) and Peter Pan (1904), which contain pirate characters of cultural-historical significance ... More


Reading a Poem

Nicholas Royle

in Veering: A Theory of Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636549
eISBN:
9780748652303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636549.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The writings of Lewis Carroll and Sigmund Freud are engines of poetic transformation. Patrick Mahony suggests that diataxis is about the veering of the ‘inner’ world, having to do with moments of ... More


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