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Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Patrick Parrinder

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is ‘English’ about the English novel, and how has the idea of the English nation been shaped by the writers of fiction? How do the novel's profound differences from poetry and drama affect its ... More


The Second Settlement

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The Second Restoration Settlement produced a pattern of localised persecution, severe in places, but mild compared with that which had followed Venner's rising, or that which was to come. Magistrates ... More


The Fight for the Settlements, 1661–1664

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the activities done to eliminate the two great issues that had plagued King Charles I during his reign. The ‘Cavalier’ Parliament was able to remove most of the constitutional ... More


The Years of Doubt

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

It is normal for new regimes to undergo a period of initial popularity which becomes tempered with time. Few, however, have fallen in the estimation of their subjects as dramatically as the restored ... More


The Schooling of Desire: Nature's Purifying Role in Affliction

Belden C. Lane

in Ravished by Beauty: The Surprising Legacy of Reformed Spirituality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755080
eISBN:
9780199894956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755080.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Keeping desire within its proper bounds was not an easy task for English and American Puritans in the seventeenth century. Unmanaged longing could lead to antinomianism, a disregard for the ... More


Why Read Herrick?

Katharine Eisaman Maus

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Herrick has a mixed reputation. On the one hand Hesperides includes some of the best known, best loved poems in the English language. Still, Herrick is widely condescended to in the criticism, ... More


‘Leaves of Fame’: Katherine Philips and Robert Herrick's Shared Community

Line Cottegnies

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Although apparently incongruous, the comparison between Philips and Herrick helps us understand both authors' relationship to their medium, for both bridged the gap between scribal publication and ... More


The Problem of Resistance in Old‐Tory Ideology: Passive Obedience, Seduction Plots, and the Five Love‐Letters

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates the importance of the doctrine of “passive obedience and non‐resistance” in seventeenth‐century royalist and monarchist ideology, and shows how a crisis surrounding the ... More


Resisting Uniformity 1660–1664

Stephen Bardle

in The Literary Underground in the 1660s: Andrew Marvell, George Wither, Ralph Wallis, and the World of Restoration Satire and Pamphleteering

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660858
eISBN:
9780191749001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660858.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The opening chapter surveys the literary underground's attempt to frustrate the passing and then enforcement of religious Uniformity in the opening four years of the Restoration. The first section ... More


Polemical responses to Bartholomean preaching

David J. Appleby

in Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the polemical responses to the circulation of Bartholomean sermons, arguing that figures in the Restoration establishment exploited the texts not simply to pursue an ... More


‘Where shall I turn me?’: Italy and irony in Beppo and Don Juan

Diego Saglia

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter focuses on Byron’s ‘Italian’ satires, Beppo and Don Juan, as well as the late prose fragment ‘An Italian Carnival’. It begins by highlighting Byron’s parabasic ‘turn’ to Italy in these ... More


Let God Arise

W. Gregory Monahan

in Let God Arise: The War and Rebellion of the Camisards

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688449
eISBN:
9780191767708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688449.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter notes the ways in which du Chaila’s death was reconstructed afterwards into the deserved death of a tyrant by Protestant accounts, and a saintly martyrdom by Catholic writers. It argues ... More


The Deep Roots of Cellular Life: The Common Ancestry of Living Things

Franklin M. Harold

in In Search of Cell History: The Evolution of Life's Building Blocks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174143
eISBN:
9780226174310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174310.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

The hypothesis that all living things share a common ancestry was already part of Darwin's thinking. It crystallized in the 20th century and became solidly established with the recognition that ... More


Cavaliers, Roundheads, and Musical Identity Politics, 1640–49

Joseph Arthur Mann

in Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979237
eISBN:
9781800341531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979237.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

As the English people strode closer to armed conflict in the 1630s and early 1640s, the political disagreements between Charles I and his Parliament acquired a religious dimension. Not all Royalists ... More


The Road to Calvisson

W. Gregory Monahan

in Let God Arise: The War and Rebellion of the Camisards

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688449
eISBN:
9780191767708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688449.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter begins with an analysis of the new military commander Villars, and his decision to try amnesties and a more gentle approach in ending the war. This chapter argues that Jean Cavalier’s ... More


Cavalier Revenge

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the election of Andrew Marvell into Parliament, particularly the “Cavalier Parliament,” whose adoption of the Clarendon Code—a code of laws that re-established the dominance of ... More


Booklets, Books, Ballads, and Birds: The Second Viscount Conway as Collector

Daniel Starza Smith

in John Donne and the Conway Papers: Patronage and Manuscript Circulation in the Early Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679133
eISBN:
9780191802812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679133.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter makes the case that the second Viscount Conway was the greatest English private book collector of his day, with a collection of some 13,000 volumes and a network of book-buying agents ... More


The Afterlife of Art and Objects: The Cinematic Still Life in the Late Twentieth Century

James Tweedie

in Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190873875
eISBN:
9780190873912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873875.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Like the tableau vivant, the cinematic still life experienced a stunning revival and reinvention in the late twentieth century. In contrast to the stereotypically postmodern overload of images, the ... More


Modernity’s Surprise Landing in the Andes, 1910–1911

Willie Hiatt

in The Rarified Air of the Modern: Airplanes and Technological Modernity in the Andes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190248901
eISBN:
9780190248932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190248901.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter chronicles Peru’s initial foray into the aerial age. Chávez’s historic Alps crossing had shown that the country possessed the human capital and technological capacity for admittance into ... More


The Problem of a Courtly Literature

Julianne Werlin

in Writing at the Origin of Capitalism: Literary Circulation and Social Change in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198869467
eISBN:
9780191905803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869467.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter analyses the seventeenth-century shift from aristocratic forms of literary evaluation to the book market as a key source of prestige—from a courtly to a commercial model of literary ... More


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