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The Adulterous Geopolitical Aesthetic: Romola Contra Madame Bovary

Lauren M. E. Goodlad

in The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728276
eISBN:
9780191794490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728276.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter explores George Eliot’s formal innovations in comparison to a French variation on the naturalistic narrative of capitalist globalization: Flaubert’s landmark novel of adultery, Madame ... More


Sir Henry Goodere, Poet and Scribe

Daniel Starza Smith

in John Donne and the Conway Papers: Patronage and Manuscript Circulation in the Early Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679133
eISBN:
9780191802812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679133.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The following chapter examines a group of Conway Papers poems in the hand of Sir Henry Goodere. This chapter begins the first full-scale investigation of this important figure, from his religiously ... More


Philosophical and Oriental Tales

Ros Ballaster

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses philosophical and oriental tales. The philosophical and oriental tale offer alternative means of exploring the same preoccupations as those that drive the more familiar realist ... More


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