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From Marathon to Waterloo: Byron, Battle Monuments, and the Persian Wars

Timothy Rood

in Cultural Responses to the Persian Wars: Antiquity to the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279678
eISBN:
9780191707261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279678.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter argues that if the 18th century was ‘the age of Thermopylae’, Marathon began to overtake its main competitor in cultural prominence during the 19th century, a trend that seems to have ... More


Renewed Diary Experiment: The Reach for Literature and Beyond

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062952
eISBN:
9780813051833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062952.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Woolf expands her 1926 diary. In February, she begins “a new convention”: starting each entry on a new page, her “habit in writing serious literature.” In May, she reaches outward toward public ... More


Shakespeare to Hazlitt to Keats

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Charles Cowden Clarke asserted that John Keats' eyes filled with tears when he was moved by the image in Cymbeline that he saw when he was still a schoolboy. However, this story may be believed to ... More


1814–1818

Jessica Fay (ed.)

in Collected Letters of Sir George and Lady Beaumont to the Wordsworth Family, 1803-1829: with a Study of the Creative Exchange between Wordsworth and Beaumont

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859531
eISBN:
9781800852334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859531.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Part III marks a shift in the exchange between the two families as Lady Beaumont begins to write independently to Wordsworth on a regular basis. A major focus of her letters to Wordsworth of 1814 and ... More


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