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The ‘evill time’; Spenserian Community in the 1620s

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

As certain political issues were amplified by the Bohemian crisis, English politics shifted their attention to coming up with measures that would put an end to the crisis and other various conflicts. ... More


Introduction: Language Acquisition

Tony Crowley

in Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273430
eISBN:
9780191706202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273430.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter presents the broad outlines of the book by giving specific historical examples of the type of debates under consideration. Working within the broad limits of the field of the politics of ... More


Celticism, Aestheticism and Nationalism

W. B. Yeats

in Ethnicity and Cultural Authority: From Arnold to Du Bois

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622054
eISBN:
9780748651993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622054.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses the relationship between culture and ethnicity within W. B. Yeats's idea of ‘the Celt’. It is primarily focused on the 1890s and the early 1900s, and considers the role of ... More


Political Argument

Markku Peltonen

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter offers a synoptic survey of political argument in the popular print culture the early modern period and attempts to place it in its contemporary ideological and cultural context. Not so ... More


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