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Memory and Self-Justification: Images of Grace and Disgrace Abounding

Rivkah Zim

in The Consolations of Writing: Literary Strategies of Resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161808
eISBN:
9781400852093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161808.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of John Bunyan's Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners (1666) and Oscar Wilde's De Profundis (1897). In both texts, the recording consciousness of a prisoner ... More


Trying Greek Love: Oscar Wilde and E. M. Forster's Maurice

Daniel Orrells

in Classical Culture and Modern Masculinity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199236442
eISBN:
9780191728549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236442.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapters one to three examined serious scholarly attempts to historicize ancient Greek pederasty. The historicisms of the German and British universities, however, produced graduates who developed ... More


‘A Nest of Almost Infant Blackmailers’: The End of Innocence in ‘The Turn of the Screw’ and De Profundis

Michèle Mendelssohn

in Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623853
eISBN:
9780748651634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623853.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the early 1880s, Henry James made the transatlantic aesthete his own despite the figure's increasing association with Oscar Wilde. Though James privately dissociated himself from Wilde's artistic, ... More


Secrets Can Be Murder: How to Write the Secret in De Profundis

E. S. Burt

in Regard for the Other: Autothanatography in Rousseau, De Quincey, Baudelaire, and Wilde

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230907
eISBN:
9780823235575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230907.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

De Profundis, Wilde's autobiographical letter, is motivated by a double silence, and with it, a double secret and a double responsibility that say much about Wilde's concept of the I in its relation ... More


Unpredictable Machines

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Once disinterred from Wordsworth's conservative ecology, the notion that life has at its heart a creative force, an unstructured potential rather than a fixed essence, raises questions that ... More


Sir Hubert Parry

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0066
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter pays tribute to the memory of Sir Hubert Parry. It was because he was a great man that Parry was a great teacher and a great composer. Parry taught music as a part of life. There was no ... More


‘The Soul of Man Under Socialism’

Lawrence Danson

in Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in his Criticism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198186281
eISBN:
9780191674488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186281.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter analyses Oscar Wilde's essay The Soul of Man Under Socialism, which highlights how apparent polarities become the permanently unsettled stuff of Wildean paradox. It considers the essay's ... More


Oscar Wilde: ‘an unclean beast’1

Tim Youngs

in Beastly Journeys: Travel and Transformation at the fin de siecle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319587
eISBN:
9781781380895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319587.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines images of animality and transformation in a range of Wilde’s work, including his plays, fairy tales and essays. Also discussing the variety of often contradictory animal ... More


Saint Oscar

Dominic Janes

in Visions of Queer Martyrdom from John Henry Newman to Derek Jarman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226250618
eISBN:
9780226250755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250755.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The role of Oscar Wilde in the development of homosexual culture and identity is well appreciated but the degree to which his life and art (and life as art) were implicated or involved with religion ... More


‘All the terrible beauty of a Greek tragedy’: Wilde’s ‘Epistola’ and the Euripidean Christ

Kathleen Riley

in Oscar Wilde and Classical Antiquity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198789260
eISBN:
9780191831119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789260.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Wilde’s special kinship with Euripides, whom he saw as ‘the great humanist of Hellas’. It argues that that kinship, nurtured in free and fertile soil at Oxford, declares ... More


The Galician Magic Kingdom: Nation and Animation from the Glocal Forest

José Colmeiro

in Peripheral Visions / Global Sounds: From Galicia to the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940308
eISBN:
9781786944399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940308.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the animation boom in Galicia of the last two decades. It examines the different strategies employed by Galician animation studios working in the global arena, analysing three ... More


Oscar Wilde and Classical Antiquity

Kathleen Riley, Alastair J. L. Blanshard, and Iarla Manny (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198789260
eISBN:
9780191831119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789260.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Few authors of the Victorian period were as immersed in classical learning as Oscar Wilde. He studied Classics at Trinity College Dublin and Oxford, winning academic prizes and distinctions at both ... More


Made in Galicia: Making the Invisible Visible

José Colmeiro

in Peripheral Visions / Global Sounds: From Galicia to the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940308
eISBN:
9781786944399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940308.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 4 focuses on new conceptual approaches to the study of peripheral cinemas, and Galician cinema in particular. It examines the conditions that have shaped the development of Galician cinema ... More


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