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Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Gareth J. Wood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is a book about translation and literary influence. It takes as its subject Spain’s most important contemporary novelist, Javier Marías (1951), who worked as a literary translator for a ... More


Introduction: To Wander ‘out of the Common Road’

Anne Cotterill

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261178
eISBN:
9780191717598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261178.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter opens with a reading Ovid's myth of Daedalus' Cretan labyrinth, well-known to Renaissance students — a figural web whose themes of power and obfuscation, gender, and ... More


‘Lights Framed like Nets’ in Sir Thomas Browne's Garden

Anne Cotterill

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261178
eISBN:
9780191717598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261178.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In 1658, Thomas Browne protests the ‘brutall terminations’ of death and silencing of individual voices of cultural and religious institutions by civil war and republican government. Challenging ... More


Competing with Illustrious Forerunners: Browne, Borges, and Bioy Casares

Gareth Wood

in Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes on further close reading of Marías's translations, on this occasion another of the substantial projects of his early career, translating Sir Thomas Browne. Initially, the chapter ... More


Browne, El siglo, and the Depiction of Tyranny

Gareth Wood

in Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the use of quotation and intertextual referencing of the works of Browne in Marías's fourth novel El siglo. It is argued that Marías's ambition in that novel to marry the noble ... More


Reading

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In seventeenth‐century England, masques inhabited two media, their dramatic occasions consistently delivered into a public culture of reading. This chapter details masques' material circulation in ... More


Frames and Excursions: Rings of Saturn

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “Rings of Saturn” with regard to representation and ethics a chapter which also takes up the works of Thomas Browne, Grimmelshausen, and Celan.


Conclusion

Angus Vine

in In Defiance of Time: Antiquarian Writing in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566198
eISBN:
9780191722462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566198.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This concluding chapter returns explicitly to the idea of the defiance of time. It looks forward to the next generation of antiquaries, whose interests tended to be more scientific, and who were ... More


Relating to the soul, pure thought, original sin, and the afterlife

Udo Thiel

in The Early Modern Subject: Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199542499
eISBN:
9780191730917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542499.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter continues with British accounts of an immaterialist view of the mind, but it does so with a different focus: 1) Consciousness, 2) the notion of identity. It begins by examining the way ... More


Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Catherine J. Golden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Victorian illustrated book is a genre that came into being, flourished, and evolved during the long nineteenth century and finds new expression in present-day graphic novel adaptations of ... More


The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Michelle O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This is a study of a group of Jacobean Spenserian poets, William Browne, George Wither, and Christopher Brooke, and of the ways in which these writers represented themselves as a distinctive ... More


Introduction

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Spenser, as he was buried next to Chaucer in Westminster abbey, and although the monument that Elizabeth ordered to commemorate his contributions was never erected, is nonetheless recognized as one ... More


The ‘shepheards nation’: WilliamBrowne, The Shepheards Pipe (1614)and George Wither, The ShepherdsHunting (1615)

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

As William Browne published The Shepheards Pipe — his collection of eclogues — with Christopher Brooke, George Wither, and John Davies, Wither was able to publish a sequel to this collection entitled ... More


Tyranny, Parliament, and the ‘Country’: Christopher Brooke's: The ghost of Richard the third (1614)

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Along with The Shepheards Pipe, The ghost of Richard the third also made it into the Stationers' Register. Browne's fifth eclogue was able to coalesce these two texts through their resistance to ... More


Conclusion

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

While Browne, Brooke, and Wither no longer pursued exchanges of texts after the 1620s as each of these writers, by then, were already preoccupied with other concerns, this book has strategically ... More


The Spenserians and King James, 1603–1616

David Norbrook

in Poetry and Politics in the English Renaissance: Revised Edition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199247189
eISBN:
9780191697647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247189.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Poetry

Before King James had been long on the English throne there had emerged a group of poets who were alienated from the court and sometimes used the traditional symbolism of Protestant pastoral to voice ... More


Fears, Phantasms, and Night Terrors

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines discourses concerning childhood experiences of fears, phantasms, and night terrors in England during the 19th century. It discusses child psychiatrist Crichton Browne's claim ... More


Progress, Pressure, and Precocity

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines discourses concerning the so-called increased ‘velocity’ in child development and education in England during the 19th century. The key examples of texts in these debates come ... More


The Life of an ʿAlim

Sayyid NiʿMatuʾLlah al-JazaʾIri

in The Most Learned of the Shiʿa: The Institution of the Marjaʿ Taqlid

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137996
eISBN:
9780199849055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137996.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents a reprint of the a biographical narrative of Niʿmatuʼllah, taken from Qisasuʼl-Ulama, translated by orientalist E. G. Browne in his Literary History of the Persians. As Browne ... More


Demonology Becomes an Open Subject in the Seventeenth Century

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter reviews a number of writers who in various ways opened up or challenged the description of superstition and the world of spirits, especially in 17th-century England. These include Robert ... More


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