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The Early Swedish Experience (1837–8): ‘jours de paix, d’étude, d’amour’1

Wendy S. Mercer

in The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263884
eISBN:
9780191734830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263884.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Marmier's residence in Denmark from May to December 1837 was broken by a two-month visit to Sweden and Norway in June and July. In the course of this preliminary short stay, he made fleeting visits ... More


Star Status: Rennes and Spitzbergen (1839)

Wendy S. Mercer

in The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263884
eISBN:
9780191734830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263884.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

On 18 September 1838, while Marmier was still in Sweden, he was appointed, in his absence, to the newly created chair of Foreign Literature at the University of Rennes. This was one of a number of ... More


Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorate: Culture, Politics, and Institutions

Edward Holberton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544585
eISBN:
9780191719981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book shows that the Protectorate's instabilities helped to generate lively and innovative poetry. Protectorate verse explores the fault-lines of a culture which ceaselessly contested the ... More


From Ennui to Enterprise

Angelica Goodden

in Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Bored back in Coppet, Staël again looks to travel as a panacea. She does further research for De l'Allemagne in Austria, then spends most of her time from 1809 writing it, increasingly feeling the ... More


A Quick Trip from Coppet

Angelica Goodden

in Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Staël travels via Austria and Eastern Europe with Schlegel and her children; they enter Moscow as the last Westerners to see the old city intact before it is destroyed by fire. The Muscovites fête ... More


Swedish crime fiction: Novel, film, television

Steven Peacock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086953
eISBN:
9781781706336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086953.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Swedish crime fiction became an international phenomenon in the first decade of the twenty-first century, starting with novels but then percolating through Swedish-language television serials and ... More


Paris, Rome, and Sweden 1902–1905

Donald Prater

in A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158912
eISBN:
9780191673405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158912.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

In Paris, Rilke became friends with Rodin and worked as his secretary. He also wrote more ‘prayers’, the Book of Poverty and Death, to form the third cycle of the Book of Hours. Rilke stayed in Rome ... More


“It’s Disgusting!”: Children Enacting Mixed-Age Differences in Advertising

Anna Sparrman

in Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The concept of age is entrenched with cultural and moral values, and specific situations may require or elicit different age performances. Anna Sparrman explores how age is enacted—being “made”—in ... More


New Xenophobia and Old Xenophobia

Tabish Khair

in The New Xenophobia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463589
eISBN:
9780199086368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463589.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the differences between old and new xenophobia, but also explains their areas of overlap and, in particular, illustrates how new xenophobia can draw upon older forms of ... More


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