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A Dialect Written in the Spelling of the Capital: Basil Bunting Goes Home

Matthew Hart

in Nations of Nothing But Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390339
eISBN:
9780199776191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390339.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes the late poems of Basil Bunting. It questions why Bunting's return to northern England in middle age — a nostos that shapes his autobiographical poem, Briggflatts (1966) ... More


The Man Who Came to Read the Metre

Lee Hall

in New Light on Tony Harrison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

A personal memoir of how Tony Harrison influenced both my work personally and my generation of playwrights in general. From a meeting in Newcastle Upon Tyne when I was a teenager to his guidance as a ... More


The Poets of Rapallo: How Mussolini's Italy shaped British, Irish, and U.S. Writers

Lauren Arrington

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198846543
eISBN:
9780191916304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846543.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Why did poets from the United States, Britain, and Ireland gather in a small town in Italy during the early years of Mussolini’s regime? These writers were—or became—some of the most famous poets of ... More


The God of Battles

George C. Rable

in God's Almost Chosen Peoples: A Religious History of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834268
eISBN:
9781469603841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899311_rable.11
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the events that occurred after the death of two beloved colonels in a Texas cavalry regiment. Presbyterian chaplain Robert Franklin Bunting drew the orthodox conclusion: “God ... More


The Roads to Rapallo

Lauren Arrington

in The Poets of Rapallo: How Mussolini's Italy shaped British, Irish, and U.S. Writers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198846543
eISBN:
9780191916304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846543.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter charts the arrivals of the poets to Rapallo, beginning with Pound and Yeats, and extending to Richard Aldington, Thomas MacGreevy, Basil Bunting, and Louis Zukofsky. It surveys the ... More


Primavera 1928

Lauren Arrington

in The Poets of Rapallo: How Mussolini's Italy shaped British, Irish, and U.S. Writers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198846543
eISBN:
9780191916304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846543.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins by examining the periodical culture of the Rapallo poets: Ezra Pound’s magazine The Exile and the literary supplement to Il Mare. It considers the machismo that Pound cultivated ... More


Singing School

Lauren Arrington

in The Poets of Rapallo: How Mussolini's Italy shaped British, Irish, and U.S. Writers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198846543
eISBN:
9780191916304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846543.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter recovers conversations in Rapallo about the ballad form and how it could be “made new.” It looks closely at the Rapallo poets’ ideas about Robert Burns as a “national poet” and as an ... More


The college

Morton Keller and Phyllis Keller

in Making Harvard Modern: The Rise of America's University

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195144574
eISBN:
9780197561829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195144574.003.0019
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Even in the age of the imperial faculty and powerful professional schools, the College was at the center of Harvard’s sense of itself. This was evident in the two most significant events of the ... More


Governing

Morton Keller and Phyllis Keller

in Making Harvard Modern: The Rise of America's University

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195144574
eISBN:
9780197561829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195144574.003.0023
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As soon as he became president, Bok set out to modernize Harvard’s central administration. His first move, recruiting a core of professional administrators, met with universal approval. In ... More


Methodists and Holiness

Janice Holmes

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Methodism was originally a loosely connected network of religious clubs, each devoted to promoting holy living among its members. It was part of the Evangelical Revival, a movement of religious ideas ... More


Birds of the Shortgrass Steppe

John A. Wiens and Nancy E. McIntyre

in Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135824
eISBN:
9780197561638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135824.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Birds are part of the special magic of grasslands. Birds such as McCown’s Longspurs (scientific names are given in the Appendix) or Horned Larks, which seem to disappear against the background of ... More


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