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Introduction

CHRISTOPHER MORASH

in Writing the Irish Famine

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182795
eISBN:
9780191673887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182795.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

How was the Great Irish Famine represented in 19th-century literature? The question is less simple than it might appear, for the more we look for a stable historical reality against which to compare ... More


Conclusion: Claiming the Dead

CHRISTOPHER MORASH

in Writing the Irish Famine

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182795
eISBN:
9780191673887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182795.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

William Carleton's ‘Far Gurtha’ can stand as an icon for the whole body of 19th-century literature on the Irish Famine, the haunting projection of the absent Famine dead. Read in this way, ‘Far ... More


The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Jerome J. McGann

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As well as exploring the fault-lines marking the various kinds of historical literary studies from the New Criticism to Post-Structuralism, this book develops a fully elaborated socio-historical ... More


Speech, Writing, and Thought Presentation in 19th-Century Narrative Fiction: A Corpus-Assisted Approach

Beatrix Busse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190212360
eISBN:
9780190212384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212360.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

The present study investigates speech, writing, and thought presentation in a corpus of 19th-century narrative fiction including, for instance, the novels Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, ... More


Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Shari Goldberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254774
eISBN:
9780823261055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254774.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Quiet Testimony develops a theory of what it means to bear witness that emerges from the nineteenth century while responding to urgent contemporary questions. It argues that four key figures in ... More


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