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A. E. Housman’s Rejected Addresses: Chatterton Lecture on Poetry

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses some of the different ways in which a tussle between reticence and release is played out in A. E. Housman's verse. It can be found in allusions that turn individual lines into ... More


Edwardian Poetry

Kenneth Millard

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The poets writing in the first years of the 20th century have commonly been discussed in isolation. This book considers together seven poets — Henry Newbolt, John Masefield, Thomas Hardy, Edward ... More


A. E. Housman and the ‘Perils of Cheat and Charmer’

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

A.E. Housman's self-consciousness is indicative of a new awareness of formal constraints in the composition of poetry, his verse does not accomplish a thoroughgoing exploitation of the possibilities ... More


Gilbert Murray and A. E. Housman

Malcolm Davies

in Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208791
eISBN:
9780191709029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208791.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores Murray's relationship with men who were in many ways very different from him, but who, like him combined academic distinction with a wider public reputation. Housman can be ... More


Sex, Latin, and Scholarship: A. E. Housman’s Praefanda

Jennifer Ingleheart

in Masculine Plural: Queer Classics, Sex, and Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198819677
eISBN:
9780191859991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819677.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses A. E. Housman’s Praefanda, a parallel for Bainbrigge’s subversive, witty, and allusive Latin. Sexuality and scholarship cannot be separated; this chapter deconstructs the ... More


Landscape

Eric Saylor

in English Pastoral Music: From Arcadia to Utopia, 1900-1955

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041099
eISBN:
9780252099656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041099.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines one of the most popular critical frames for the English pastoral: the representation of nature. While older rural pastoral signifiers (such as the evocation of birdsong) persist ... More


The Mystery of Manilius

Katharina Volk

in Manilius and his Intellectual Background

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199265220
eISBN:
9780191708800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265220.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter discusses the extremely limited information we possess about the author Manilius and gives a brief history of the reception of his poem, from Gerbert d'Aurillac to Poggio Bracciolini to ... More


Hollow auguries: eccentric genealogies in The Folding Star and The Spell

Robert L. Caserio

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The use of genealogies in Hollinghurst’s narratives evokes the influence of the past on his characters, and proposes an explanation of their actions. But Hollinghurst’s genealogical stories are ... More


Early Works (1924–1929)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter presents an overview of the music Blitzstein wrote from 1924-1929, years of early maturity. This body of work includes settings of poetry by A. E. Housman and Walt Whitman; a score to ... More


Beyond theory: Metonymy in critical practice

Sebastian Matzner

in Rethinking Metonymy: Literary Theory and Poetic Practice from Pindar to Jakobson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198724278
eISBN:
9780191827495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724278.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the impact of the new theory of metonymy on critical practice in various fields. The first of three case studies breaks new ground in translation criticism by assessing what ... More


Masculine Plural: Queer Classics, Sex, and Education

Jennifer Ingleheart

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198819677
eISBN:
9780191859991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819677.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Classics were core to the curriculum and ethos of the intensely homosocial Victorian and Edwardian public schools. Yet ancient homosexuality and erotic pedagogy were problematic to the ... More


Reception of the Odes: From Propertius to Seamus Heaney

Richard Tarrant

in Horace's Odes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195156751
eISBN:
9780197515174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195156751.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a brief survey of the reception of the Odes from Horace’s own time to the present, with a focus on literary reception and, for the period since the Renaissance, on material in ... More


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