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The Renaissance as Revived Paganism A. W. Pugin

J. B. BULLEN

in The Myth of the Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128885
eISBN:
9780191671722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128885.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Augustus Welby Pugin’s book Contrasts was one of the most famous and controversial contributions to the English Gothic Revival. It was a highly combative work because it viewed architecture and ... More


Contrasts and Concepts: Considering the Development of Comparative Criminology

Frances Heidensohn

in The Politics of Crime Control: Essays in Honour of David Downes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199565955
eISBN:
9780191701948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565955.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines David Downes' contribution, through both Contrasts in Tolerance and his earlier paper to comparative criminology, especially in the context of the recent wave of studies. He ... More


Historicizing Contrasts in Tolerance

Nicola Lacey

in The Politics of Crime Control: Essays in Honour of David Downes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199565955
eISBN:
9780191701948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565955.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores two recent contributions to the flourishing debate about the history of criminal justice in modern societies so as to develop some ideas about how it can add to the structured, ... More


Past and Present: Contrastive Narratives in the Romantic Age

Mark Salber Phillips

in On Historical Distance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300140378
eISBN:
9780300195255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300140378.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines the so-called contrast narrative, an unusual but influential historical genre in the early nineteenth century. It discusses the idea that historical thought involves a dialogue ... More


‘Stars, stars, brightly shine’: 1936–1938

David Cooper

in Béla Bartók

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300148770
eISBN:
9780300213072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148770.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses Béla Bartók's concerts and other musical activities during the years 1936–1938. Bartók gave several performances of his Second Piano Concerto in Britain and Holland in early ... More


Scalar: Pugin, Carlyle, Dickens

Clare Pettitt

in Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198830429
eISBN:
9780191894688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830429.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 5, ‘Scalar: Pugin, Carlyle, Dickens’, is about scale. It looks in detail at three writers in London who produced very different versions of the ‘modern’ in the late 1830s and early 1840s, but ... More


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