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Splinter Canons, Fugitives, and Empire

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses the English poetic canon and reflects on how fugitive or miscellaneous verse on the periphery came to be redefined, how women were left out, and how other national identities ... More


D. H. Lawrence and ‘Difference’: Postcoloniality and the Poetry of the Present

Amit Chaudhuri and Tom Paulin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199260522
eISBN:
9780191698668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260522.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This study explores D. H. Lawrence's position as a ‘foreigner’ in the English canon. Focussing on poetry, the book examines how Lawrence's works, and Lawrence himself, have been read, and misread, in ... More


Introduction

Jane Griffiths

in John Skelton and Poetic Authority: Defining the Liberty to Speak

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273607
eISBN:
9780191706301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273607.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the work of John Skelton. It then describes the primary aims of the book, which are to provide a new reading of Skelton's work, and ... More


Loving Dr. Johnson

Helen Deutsch

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226143828
eISBN:
9780226143859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226143859.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The autopsy of Samuel Johnson (1709–84) initiated two centuries of Johnsonian anatomy—both in medical speculation about his famously unruly body and in literary devotion to his anecdotal remains. ... More


Introduction: Fictional Cartographies

Ralph Crane, Jane Stafford, and Mark Williams

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's study. This volume covers the novel in English in countries other than Britain and the United States over four and a half centuries. At ... More


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