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“I Want to Mix Up the Bible”: Intertextuality, Agency, and the Poetics of Radical Allusion

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Famous for his iconoclastic allusions to sacred texts, Amichai is able to subject these sources to irreverent rewritings without producing a hermetic poetry. His intertextual collage co-exists with ... More


Underground Palaces and Castles in the Air: The Realms and Ruins of the Arabian Nights

Melissa Dickson

in Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2 explores the use of the Arabian Nights as a familiar cultural narrative through which the burgeoning practices of archaeology, geology, geography and ethnography might be communicated. In ... More


Imposture and Allusion in the Picaresque Maqāmah1

Philip F. Kennedy

in Recognition in the Arabic Narrative Tradition: Discovery, Deliverance and Delusion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474413725
eISBN:
9781474427081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413725.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Recognition stories lend themselves to easy parody. A few examples exist in the Arabian Nights, depending on how one leans in interpretation. There is a case to be made that the maqāmāt (sing. ... More


How Should One Read the Bible?

Jane de Gay

in Virginia Woolf and Christian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415637
eISBN:
9781474449687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415637.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter reveals the extent of Virginia Woolf’s knowledge and interest in the Bible, both as text and as artefact, starting with an examination of the collection of Bibles in the Library of ... More


The American Legacy of “Prufrock”

Anita Patterson

in T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954286
eISBN:
9781786944177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954286.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The essay cluster brings together leading Eliot and modernist scholars to commemorate the centenary of the publication of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” Together, they reexamine the ... More


Introduction

Joe Bray and Alison Gibbons

in Mark Z. Danielewski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719099335
eISBN:
9781781708613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099335.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Introduction to the book sets Danielewski’s first three major works in their historical and cultural context, discussing the form of each and the way that each makes use of technological advances ... More


Making Literary Connections

Katie Brown

in Writing and the Revolution: Venezuelan Metafiction 2004-2012

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942197
eISBN:
9781789623932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942197.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 4 suggests that, by linking their own writing to that of an author they admire through quotation, allusion or reference, Méndez Guédez, Chirinos and Zupcic both counter Venezuela’s literary ... More


Mendelssohn and Oedipus in the Age of Christianity

Jason Geary

in The Politics of Appropriation: German Romantic Music and the Ancient Greek Legacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199736119
eISBN:
9780199345007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736119.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This chapter explores Mendelssohn’s music to Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus (1845), which also premiered at the Prussian court and was performed publicly in Berlin. Highlighting the extent to which ... More


‘An Allusion to Horace’, Jonson's Ghost, and the Second Poets' War

Brean S. Hammond

in Reading Rochester

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853230380
eISBN:
9781846317644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317644.010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the poem ‘An Allusion to Horace’, which Rochester is most indebted to as a precursor. Rochester was the first English poet to appreciate a Roman satire could be systematically ... More


Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion

Paul Berry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982646
eISBN:
9780199365050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982646.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Brahms Among Friends identifies patterns of listening, performance, and composition among close friends of Johannes Brahms and explores how those patterns informed the creation and reception of his ... More


Introduction: Historiographies of Allusion

Paul Berry

in Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982646
eISBN:
9780199365050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982646.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Handwritten annotations highlighting a compositional borrowing in the remnants of Brahms’s library provide a point of entry into broader questions concerning his allusive practice. A comprehensive ... More


Hercules and Apollo in Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Jason S. Nethercut

in The Reception of the Homeric Hymns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198728788
eISBN:
9780191795510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728788.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper argues that in Ovid’s Hercules episode in the Metamorphoses (9.1–323) Ovid alludes extensively to the Homeric Hymn to Apollo. As a result, the reader is encouraged to recognize a deep ... More


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