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The Repertory Reborn

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter twenty-one tells the story of the changing nature of the Biblical Repertory. Upon his return from Europe, Hodge decides to rename and change the name of this periodical, attempting to make it ... More


Unelected Houses

Iain McLean

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

‘The House of Peers throughout the war/Did nothing in particular/And did it very well.’ The Levellers and the case for an elected parliament. The Lords since 1909. Remaining conditional vetoes. The ... More


The Early Eighteenth Century

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 10 hymns from the early eighteenth century, responding to the temper of the time by including reference to astronomy and physics, as in ‘The spacious firmament on high’, and to a newfound ... More


After Watts

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the hymns of Watts’ contemporaries, and those who were influenced by him. Reviews Joseph Addison and The Spectator; the response to Newtonian physics; and the continuity of the Dissenting ... More


Within the Old Testament

James Barr

in Biblical Faith and Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures for 1991: Delivered in the University of Edinburgh

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263760
eISBN:
9780191600395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263767.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Follows the same trail back into the Hebrew Bible itself and examines the evidences of something like natural theology in the Psalms 104, 19, 119, in the Wisdom literature, the Prophets and the Law ... More


Theopoesis: the Contest of Priest and Poet: BRITISH ACADEMY SPECIAL LECTURE

GEOFFREY HARTMAN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about theopoesis and the contest of priest and poet delivered by the author at the 2007 British Academy Special Lecture held at the British Academy. It ... More


Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Abigail Williams

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Although the Whig parliamentary party secured a political hegemony in the first half of the 18th century, the poets that shared these politics are marginal figures. This book offers a fresh ... More


‘Voluntary Degradation’: Johnson's Prefaces and Dedications

Freya Johnston

in Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking 1709-1791

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251827
eISBN:
9780191719080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251827.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter concentrates on Johnson's prefaces and dedications, especially those donated anonymously to other people's works as forms of writing in which humility is at a premium. A dextrous ... More


Introduction: Rereading Whig poetry

Abigail Williams

in Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The argument of this book turns on the paradox that the political victors of the 18th century have been its literary losers. This chapter begins by questioning the discrepancy between the modern ... More


The Pauline Commentaries

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0047
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-seven explores three of the biblical commentaries Hodge wrote during the 1850s: Ephesians, First Corinthians, and Second Corinthians. Partly in response to the massive popularity of ... More


Wonderful Event: The South Sea Bubble and the Crisis of Property

John O’brien

in Literature Incorporated: The Cultural Unconscious of the Business Corporation, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226291123
eISBN:
9780226291260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226291260.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter aims to recapture the way that the South Sea Bubble of 1720 was understood by contemporaries as an essentially theatrical event, one readable through the generic codes of comedy and ... More


The Logic of Taste: The First Fifty Years

Peter Kivy

in The Seventh Sense: Francis Hutcheson and Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199260027
eISBN:
9780191597855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260028.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Deals with how the perception of beauty was conceived of, what its ‘logic’ was, in the first fifty years of modern aesthetic theory, or, rather, how it evolved, from Joseph Addison to David Hume.


Pharmacology

B S K Kamath and Sarah Turle

in MCQs for the Primary FRCA

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199575770
eISBN:
9780191917899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199575770.003.0008
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


The Background to Kant's Mature Theory of the Sublime

Paul Crowther

in The Kantian Sublime: From Morality to Art

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239314
eISBN:
9780191597275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239319.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Introduces major theories of the sublime preceding Kant's. These feature Longinus, Dennis, Addison, and Burke. Kant's pre‐critical theory of the sublime is outlined.


Love Again

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In an influential pair of essays in 1711, Addison presented Sappho as a poet of ‘Nature’ whose imagining of love had been much ‘copied’, for instance by Dryden. Copying has been dear to English love ... More


Epilogue: Augustans and Moderns

Robin Sowerby

in The Augustan Art of Poetry: Augustan Translation of the Classics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286126
eISBN:
9780191713873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286126.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The artistry of the Augustans is further exemplified in a series of comparisons juxtaposing an Augustan with a later translation. A passage of Homer translated by Robert Lowell is compared to Pope, ... More


Conclusion: Langston Hughes’s Business Suit

Nadia Nurhussein

in Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190969
eISBN:
9780691194134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190969.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on Langston Hughes's dedicatory poem to Haile Selassie, which expresses the existence of a centralized Ethiopian empire that would actually challenge the viability of an imagined ... More


Our Genius Problem

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is a genius? And why does our culture have such an obsession with the word and with the idea? Genius is fundamentally an eighteenth-century concept, though it has had a good long run through the ... More


“Saint Samuel of Fleet Street”: Johnson and Woolf1

Anthony W. Lee

in Samuel Johnson Among the Modernists

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954668
eISBN:
9781789629293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954668.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Both Samuel Johnson and Virginia Woolf excelled in several genres—fiction, essay-writing, journals and diaries, biography, and criticism—and both held common attitudes toward a number of important ... More


“A Rough Unsightly Sketch”: Empiricism and the Senses of Form

Abigail Zitin

in Practical Form: Abstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300244564
eISBN:
9780300255713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244564.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter surveys the manifestations of empiricist antiformalism in some early texts that ground the tradition of eighteenth-century thought on the subjects of taste and beauty, beginning with ... More


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