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Thomas Hardy's Shorter Fiction: A Critical Study

Sophie Gilmartin and Rod Mengham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632657
eISBN:
9780748651641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This critical study of Hardy's short stories provides a thorough account of the ruling preoccupations and recurrent writing strategies of his entire corpus, as well as providing detailed readings of ... More


Two Dinners

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter explores the volatile relationship in the period between politics and literature by focusing on two Edinburgh dinners: the second triennial Burns dinner of 22 February 1819, in which, ... More


Personalities

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter focuses on ‘personality’, a key term in the period that named at once the practice of making public attacks on private character, and the power to persuade readers that they were granted ... More


Practical Asyndeton: The Poem as Magazine

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter continues the argument of the eighth by arguing that poems as well as novels in the period became magazine‐like, the key example being Don Juan. The serio‐comic tone that Don Juan shares ... More


Jack and Gill

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter describes the determined and flamboyant campaign in the decade after Waterloo to reassert the masculine character of the republic of letters which, many male writers seemed to believe, ... More


Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858

Megan Coyer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405607
eISBN:
9781474405621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the early nineteenth century, Edinburgh was the leading centre of medical education and research in Britain. It also laid claim to a thriving periodical culture. Literature and Medicine in the ... More


Radicals, Reformers, and Legislators of the World

PHILIP CONNELL

in Romanticism, Economics and the Question of ‘Culture’

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282050
eISBN:
9780191714221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282050.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In October 1817, an anonymous contributor to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine embarked upon one of the most notorious campaigns of critical abuse in British literary history. Its author's single most ... More


‘The Singular Wrought Out into the Strange and Mystical’: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine and the Transformation of Terror

Robert Morrison

in Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474408196
eISBN:
9781474434508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408196.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

When Lord Byron decided in May 1819 to publish his Gothic fragment, ‘Augustus Darvell’, Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine seemed to him the obvious choice (Byron 1973–94, vol. 6: 126).1 Though founded ... More


Authorizing Ariosto: The Construction of Ariosto in Early Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals

Maureen McCue

in Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The nineteenth century in Britain saw a massive growth in both literacy rates and the popularity of Italian culture. Readers consumed Italian culture through popular periodicals, while British ... More


Introduction: Marlow, realism, hermeneutics

Paul Wake

in Conrad's Marlow: Narrative and Death in 'Youth', Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim and Chance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074905
eISBN:
9781781701256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074905.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins by contextualising the Charlie Marlow texts, considering them in terms of their original publication in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine and explores them in relation to Victorian ... More


‘The True Liber Amoris at Last’

Gideon Nisbet

in Greek Epigram in Reception: J. A. Symonds, Oscar Wilde, and the Invention of Desire, 1805-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662494
eISBN:
9780191761355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662494.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Through epigram, Symonds had ‘outed’ Greece to a receptive public. The chapter examines conservative responses to the First Edition, particularly Lord Neaves's Greek Anthology (1874) for ... More


The Margins of Genius: Byron, Nationalism and the Periodical Reviews

Josefina Tuominen-Pope

in Byron and Marginality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This is a case study of the intricate conflict at the margins of genius and celebrity and the intersection of high and low culture in the Romantic period. The main focus is on accounts of Byron and ... More


By the Fireside: Margaret Oliphant’s Armchair Commentaries

Valerie Sanders

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this essay, Valerie Sanders considers the spatial limitations imposed on female writers by male editors, specifically in relation to the late journalism of Margaret Oliphant. Sanders explores the ... More


‘Afford[ing] me a Place’: Recovering Women Poets in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1827–1835

Lindsy Lawrence

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Drawing upon digital bibliographic resources and databases including The Periodical Poetry Index, Lindsy Lawrence presents a compelling corrective to the received opinion that women poets rarely ... More


Short Fiction and the Novel

Jenny Bourne Taylor

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 3: The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820-1880

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199560615
eISBN:
9780191803499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199560615.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the period between 1820 and 1880, shorter fiction existed in creative tension with the novel, at once its offshoot and alternative — taken less seriously than its larger literary sibling, and ... More


Albo-mania, Albo-phobia: Satire, Gender, and Album Verses in 1820s Print Culture

Samantha Matthews

in Album Verses and Romantic Literary Culture: Poetry, Manuscript, Print, 1780-1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198857945
eISBN:
9780191890512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857945.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

1820s print culture had a love–hate relationship with album poetry. Although the publishing industry capitalized on the democratization of the elite album, most of the critical discourse was ... More


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