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Absolute Misotheism I: Paganism, Radicalism, and Algernon Swinburne’s War Against God

Bernard Schweizer

in Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751389
eISBN:
9780199894864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751389.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Algernon Swinburne is possibly the first unapologetic misotheist who did not choose self-censorship and concealment but rather boldly announced his hatred of God. This earned him much hostility in ... More


Conclusion

Nick Groom

in The Making of Percy's Reliques

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184591
eISBN:
9780191674310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184591.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the influence of Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry on English Romanticism. William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge made public praise of the Reliques and ... More


‘War is Again Broken Out’: Protest and Poetry, 1793–1798

Nicholas Roe

in Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119692
eISBN:
9780191671197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119692.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter treats both William Wordsworth's and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's opposition to war after February 1793, and argues that contemporary literature of protest liberated Wordsworth's ... More


White Men and Indian Women

Tim Fulford

in Romantic Indians: Native Americans, British Literature, and Transatlantic Culture 1756-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273379
eISBN:
9780191706332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273379.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers white writers', such as Wordsworth and Hemans, representations of Indian women in terms of the themes gender, sexuality, and colonialism.


Introduction

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Victorian understanding of William Wordsworth was different from that of the modern era. This chapter looks at his career as a poet and his oeuvre. The representative selection issued under the ... More


Fame

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

William Wordsworth’s residence, Rydal Mount, became a place of general pilgrimage even while he was still alive. This chapter deals with the poet's widespread fame and long list of visitors. Streams ... More


‘The Words He Uttered…’: Wordsworth

Michael O'Neill

in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122852
eISBN:
9780191671579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122852.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter begins with a discussion of The Excursion, a poem whose fear of the autonomous imagination results in writing that is fascinatingly, at times tragically, both repressed and expressive. ... More


Reading Aloud: An ‘Ambiguous Accompaniment’

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter casts back over the entire period under discussion — from the mid-17th century to the 1820s — and sees it as a momentous phase in the history of reading. William Hazlitt's pivotal essay, ... More


John Masefield: The Homesick Edwardian

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/9780198122258.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

John Masefield's first published work was Salt-Water Ballads, a book of poems which portray the events of life at sea from the perspective of an ordinary seaman. It draws on oral tradition of ... More


De Quincey in History: Terror and Amnesia

Josephine Mcdonagh

in De Quincey's Disciplines

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112853
eISBN:
9780191670862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112853.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The fan letter that the seventeen-year-old De Quincey sent to Wordsworth in 1803 exhibited a certain worldliness which De Quincey obtained from his various adventures and wanderings which he would ... More


The Music: A General Overview

Britta Sweers

in Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195174786
eISBN:
9780199864348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174786.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter provides a broader overview of the different musical elements that form the hybrid genre electric folk. This includes adaptations from the tradition (e.g. Child Ballads, broadsides, ... More


Introduction

Mary-Ann Constantine and Éva Guillorel

in Miracles and Murders: An Introductory Anthology of Breton Ballads

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266199
eISBN:
9780191851483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266199.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The Introduction offers a comprehensive account of the Breton gwerz or narrative song tradition. It situates the discovery of the tradition in the context of a broader European Romantic revival of ... More


Wordsworthian Love

Seth T. Reno

in Amorous Aesthetics: Intellectual Love in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, 1788-1853

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786940834
eISBN:
9781789623185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940834.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter establishes the seminal foundation of Romantic intellectual love in the early poetry of William Wordsworth. I take as a starting point Wordsworth’s emphasis on ‘intellectual love’ as ... More


Civilizing the Ballad

Saree Makdisi

in Making England Western: Occidentalism, Race, and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226923130
eISBN:
9780226923154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923154.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the relationship between Wordsworth’s turn to the ballad form and his representation of the common people in his poetry, aiming to connect Wordsworth to the larger sets of ... More


Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Olive Dame Campbell

Elizabeth M. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Olive Dame Campbell is best known as a ballad collector, but she was also a social reformer in Appalachia. Her diary is a the record of a trip that she and her husband, John C. Campbell, made in the ... More


The Paradoxes of Suicide and Slavery in Print

Terri L. Snyder

in The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226280561
eISBN:
9780226280738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280738.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Accounts of self-destructive slaves were part of the flourishing theme of suicide in early eighteenth-century Anglo-American print and theater. These depictions, often set in British American ... More


“I cannot tell”: Wordsworth’s Gagging Acts

John Bugg

in Five Long Winters: The Trials of British Romanticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785105
eISBN:
9780804787307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785105.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter traces the career of silence in Lyrical Ballads. Published in 1798, the year that saw the decade’s highest number of arrests for sedition--an annus mirabilis for government spies--the ... More


Yesterday’s News

Clare Pettitt

in Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198830429
eISBN:
9780191894688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830429.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

‘Yesterday’s News’ investigates the overlapping of different kinds of media time in the 1820s and 1830s. It tracks the persistence into modernity of older cultures of print and reading: almanacs, ... More


Scott Unbound

Clare Pettitt

in Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198830429
eISBN:
9780191894688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830429.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

‘Scott Unbound’ shows how thinking about print in the 1820s and 1830s in a disaggregated, messy and material way, and seeing it as part of a new media world of performance, text, and image, can help ... More


Revelatory Love, or the Dynamics of Dissimilation: Franz Rosenzweig and Else Lasker-Schüler

Katja Garloff

in Mixed Feelings: Tropes of Love in German Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704963
eISBN:
9781501706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704963.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter turns to two German Jewish modernists who produced very emphatic visions of interreligious encounters in and through love. Around the First World War, the increase of antisemitism and ... More


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