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Byron and Marginality

Byron and Marginality

Norbert Lennartz (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The collection of essays intends to show that everything about Byron’s poetic work baffles the scholarly desire for neat categorisations. Various attempts at re-mapping Romanticism have given ample ... More

Imagining SocialismAesthetics, Anti-politics, and Literature in Britain, 1817-1918

Imagining Socialism: Aesthetics, Anti-politics, and Literature in Britain, 1817-1918

Mark A. Allison

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192896490
eISBN:
9780191918926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896490.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

“Socialism” names a form of collective life that has never been fully realized; consequently, it is best understood as a goal to be imagined. So this study argues, and thereby locates an aesthetic ... More

Literary Cosmopolitanism in the English Fin de SiècleCitizens of Nowhere

Literary Cosmopolitanism in the English Fin de Siècle: Citizens of Nowhere

Stefano Evangelista

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198864240
eISBN:
9780191896422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864240.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

Derived from the ancient Greek for ‘world citizenship’, cosmopolitanism offers a radical alternative to identities and cultural practices built on the idea of the nation: cosmopolitans imagine ... More

Literature in a Time of MigrationBritish Fiction and the Movement of People, 1815–1876

Literature in a Time of Migration: British Fiction and the Movement of People, 1815–1876

Josephine McDonagh

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192895752
eISBN:
9780191916311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895752.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Literature in a Time of Migration rethinks British fiction in the light of new practices of human mobility that reshaped the nineteenth-century world. Building on the growing critical engagement with ... More

Ordinary MasochismsAgency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Ordinary Masochisms: Agency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Jennifer Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066677
eISBN:
9780813058863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Ordinary Masochisms argues for literary alternatives to pervasive dictatorial norms about masochism that first surface in Victorian literature, reach their pioneering pinnacle in the modernist ... More

The Pace of FictionNarrative Movement and the Novel

The Pace of Fiction: Narrative Movement and the Novel

Brian Gingrich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858287
eISBN:
9780191890659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858287.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

We talk about pace, often: the pace of history, modern life, everyday movement. And, really, we have talked about pace for centuries. But we hardly know what it means or how one might analyze it. The ... More

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