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Posthumous Reputational Networks

Kenneth H. Craik

in Reputation: A Network Interpretation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195330922
eISBN:
9780199868292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330922.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The theoretical framework advanced in this book generates not just one but three reputational networks for each person: the lifetime, transitional, and posthumous reputational networks. Following the ... More


The Letter's the Thing (in Pliny, Book 7)

William Fitzgerald

in Ancient Letters: Classical and Late Antique Epistolography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203956
eISBN:
9780191708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203956.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Pliny's Letter found in Book 7, with particular reference to its status and some of the ways in which the letter was seen as the thing itself, as well as a symbol for the ... More


Louis MacNeice's Posterity

PETER McDONALD

in Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235803
eISBN:
9780191714542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235803.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In his volume Visitations (1957), Louis MacNeice published the short poem ‘To Posterity’, in which a speaker in mid-career (MacNeice was fifty years old) tries to look beyond the horizon of his own ... More


Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy

Michael Millgate

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183662
eISBN:
9780191674099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183662.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The testamentary acts of this book are those strategies of self-protection and self-projection — textual and personal, before and after death — by which authors seek in old age to enhance posterity's ... More


Robert and Pen Browning

Michael Millgate

in Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183662
eISBN:
9780191674099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183662.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the life and works of Robert Browning after the death of his wife. He consciously entered the last phase of his life after her death and spent the remaining twenty-eight years ... More


Alfred and Hallam Tennyson

Michael Millgate

in Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183662
eISBN:
9780191674099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183662.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the final phase of Alfred Tennyson's life and the role of his son, Hallam Tennyson, in managing the life of his father, in censoring and controlling the public in having access ... More


‘One Power with a Double Aspect’: The Formation of a System of Defences

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that the defence strategies that constitute Romantic ideology are visible both in the practices of individual writers, and in larger cultural and ideological trends. Just as the ... More


. Time and the Constitution

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows that an awareness of human mortality is evident throughout the Constitution of 1787 and in its Amendments. It notes that such an awareness is implicit in the traditional civic ... More


Life After Sidney

Gavin Alexander

in Writing after Sidney: The Literary Response to Sir Philip Sidney 1586-1640

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285471
eISBN:
9780191713941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285471.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at the relations between Sidney and his best friend Fulke Greville. Greville's works, intended only for posthumous publication, include A Dedication to Sir Philip Sidney, various ... More


Ideologies of Inequality

William Doyle

in Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199559855
eISBN:
9780191701788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559855.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the need of few nobles to define nobility. Nobility during the 18th century was the main reason of inequality between the rich and the poor. It was a genetic trait inherited at ... More


Elaborating upon “Raising One’s Name High for Posterity” 《廣揚名章》‎

Henry Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

in The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter, Confucius is explaining to Master Zeng how one can raise his name (ming) high for posterity. According to Confucius, when exemplary persons, or junzi, serve their parents with family ... More


Pliny the Book-Maker: Betting on Posterity in the Epistles

Ilaria Marchesi (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198729464
eISBN:
9780191796357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729464.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What did it mean – in terms of social, cultural, and literary negotiations – to publish one’s own work at Rome at the end of the first century CE? What kinds of traces has the author’s work as editor ... More


Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel

Jonathan Arac

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231782
eISBN:
9780823241149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book records a critic's three decades of thinking about the connection between literature and the conditions of people's lives—that is, politics. A preference for impurity and a search for how ... More


The Origins and Ends of Poetic Genius

Sara Guyer

in Reading with John Clare: Biopoetics, Sovereignty, Romanticism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265572
eISBN:
9780823266920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265572.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter shows that there are two conceptions of the relation between poetry and life. One appears when in his Journal, Clare articulates his own conception of literary posterity and the other is ... More


Custodians to Posterity

H. J. Jackson

in Romantic Readers: The Evidence of Marginalia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300107852
eISBN:
9780300129496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300107852.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter deals with the deliberate marking and adapting of books for show, especially with a view to posterity. Under different circumstances, readers wrote different kinds of notes in books of ... More


Epistolary Psychotherapy: The Letters of Edward Thomas and Philip Larkin

Edna Longley

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter takes a psychological approach to the letters of Edward Thomas and Philip Larkin; and to the relation between their letters and their poems. The main focus is on Thomas’s correspondence ... More


Peace, Porfirian-Style: East Meets West, and a People Contort the Past

in Rebellion Now and Forever: Mayas, Hispanics, and Caste War Violence in Yucatan, 1800-1880

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760485
eISBN:
9780804771306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760485.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how Yucatecans created their own version of what became porfirian society. It discusses the difficulties of recording and explaining the past and the emergence of another form ... More


“Immunity” and Aristides’ Literary Afterlife

Janet Downie

in At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199924875
eISBN:
9780199345649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924875.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Aristides makes the public and professional stakes of his narrative explicit when, in HL IV, he gives an account of his attempts to win legal immunity from positions of public service by claiming ... More


Conclusion: La gloire, malentendue

Jessica Goodman

in Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198796626
eISBN:
9780191837913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796626.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

The conclusion suggests that Goldoni’s failure of branding in France stemmed not from his misunderstanding of the invitation to Paris, as critics argued for so long, but rather from his ... More


Introduction: Coarse Print, Durable Pigments

Duncan White

in Nabokov and his Books: Between Late Modernism and the Literary Marketplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198737629
eISBN:
9780191801051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737629.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Riffing on Nabokov’s interest in the discovery of the cave art at Lascaux, the Introduction shows how he became focused on the idea of an imperilled posterity in the decade after his emigration to ... More


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