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Eighteenth-Century Antiquity: Extended, Embodied, Enacted

Helen Slaney

in Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474442282
eISBN:
9781474476904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442282.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Sir William Hamilton’s Greek vase collection, assembled at Naples between the 1760s and 1790s, became a turning point in the reception of ancient material culture and hence in perceptions of ... More


Apotheosis

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Nelson was created Duke of Bronte and received the vast estate in 1799 as a gift from Ferdinand IV, King of the Two Sicilies. It was a standard, if especially ostentatious, form of military reward ... More


The Solo’s Origins: Monodramas, Attitudes, Dramatic Monologues

Carrie J. Preston

in Modernism's Mythic Pose: Gender, Genre, Solo Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766260
eISBN:
9780190252847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766260.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discovers an origin for modernist solos in popular performance forms emerging from romanticism—monodramas and attitudes usually presented a mythic character in an emotionally climactic ... More


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