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The Terror of Futurity: Repetition, Identification, and Doubling

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/9780198187110.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Samuel Taylor Coleridge qualifies similarity by recapitulating difference, to dispel the impression of absolute repetition or mimicry conveyed by the idea of the double. The distinction between ... More


Shakespeare, Imagination, Romanticism

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

When Shakespeare's works and cultural status emerged during the period between the age of Dryden and the age of Coleridge, no other English poet from both the 18th and 19th century could surpass the ... More


Wordsworth, Coleridge, and 'the language of the heavens'

Thomas Owens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840862
eISBN:
9780191876479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840862.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This book explores some of the exultant visions inspired by Wordsworth’s and Coleridge’s close scrutiny of the night sky, the natural world, and the domains of science. It examines a set of ... More


North and South (1854)

Patsy Stoneman

in Elizabeth Gaskell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074479
eISBN:
9781781701188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074479.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

With Mary Barton, North and South is now the most widely read of Elizabeth Gaskell's works, and we owe its modern rehabilitation to the Marxist critics of the 1950s. This critical mediation, however, ... More


Afterword: Romantic Analogy; or, What the Moon Saw

Mary Jacobus

in Romanticism Writing and Sexual Difference: Essays on The Prelude

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129691
eISBN:
9780191671845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129691.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter posits ‘Romantic analogy’ as Wordsworth's attempt to halt the tropological movement of The Prelude and install his poem in the domain of the readable, where its future reception was ... More


Transitional Tropes: The Nature of Life in European Romantic Thought

Janelle A. Schwartz

in Worm Work: Recasting Romanticism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673209
eISBN:
9781452947082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673209.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter rehearses eighteenth-century natural history studies of the worm as they manifest at once the exhilaration and the anxiety of discovery, particularly as such discoveries produce the ... More


Baudelaire’s Musical Contexts: Approaches to Analysing Poetry’s Relationship with Music

Helen Abbott

in Baudelaire in Song: 1880-1930

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198794691
eISBN:
9780191836169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794691.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This chapter interrogates the ‘musical’ aspects of Baudelaire’s poetry, including the music that inspired Baudelaire, the technical properties of his poetic texts which might be considered ... More


Introduction

Thomas Owens

in Wordsworth, Coleridge, and 'the language of the heavens'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840862
eISBN:
9780191876479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840862.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The Introduction proposes that a series of speculative scientific analogies operate at the very centre of how Wordsworth and Coleridge perceived the world and how they expressed that perception, ... More


Analogy: The Physics and Poetics of Analogy

Andrea Henderson

in Algebraic Art: Mathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198809982
eISBN:
9780191860140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809982.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Analogy was a crucial conceptual tool for Victorian natural philosophers, who regarded the physical world less in terms of material bodies than formal relationships. Thus, even as they aimed for ... More


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