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Coleridge and Mackintosh: Revisionary Poet and Simpering ‘Dungfly’

John Beer

in Coleridge's Play of Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574018
eISBN:
9780191723100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The munificence of the Wedgwood brothers. Coleridge's barbed relationship with James Mackintosh, who had written a spirited defence of the French revolutionaries, but later recanted in an attack ... More


The Jacobin Novel I: Revolution and Reason

Marilyn Butler

in Jane Austen and the War of Ideas

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129684
eISBN:
9780191671838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129684.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The most marked trend in the English popular novel of the 1790s is its resolute rationality, its suspicion of the uncontrollable workings of the unconscious mind. No feature is more common in novels ... More


Conclusion

Marilyn Butler

in Jane Austen and the War of Ideas

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129684
eISBN:
9780191671838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129684.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

As a novelist, Jane Austen draws at large on the literature of her century. She uses the insights and techniques of many earlier writers, not all of whom are by any means conservative. Poets of a ... More


Memory's Bonds: Associationism and the Freedom of Thought

Sarah Winter

in The Pleasures of Memory: Learning to Read with Charles Dickens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233526
eISBN:
9780823241132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233526.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter provides a cultural and intellectual history of the popular associationism that appears in Victorian literary criticism as well as psychological and pedagogical writings. Elucidating a ... More


Liberal Formalism in an Informal World

Elaine Hadley

in Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311883
eISBN:
9780226311906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311906.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses liberal formalism in the middle of the nineteenth century. It states that economic commerce amplified and sustained social commerce, which in turn enhanced and sustained ... More


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