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Artistic Experiment and the Reevaluation of the Prima Donna in George Moore’s Evelyn Innes

Grace Kehler

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter explores George Moore’s Evelyn Innes (1898). Through extended treatment of his troubled heroine—a dutiful daughter turned internationally acclaimed operatic soprano—Moore seems to ... More


‘A Mesh of Error’ : Dramatic Alliances 1898–1902

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the cultural-political allegiances from the centenary of the 1798 rising to the founding of the Irish National Theatre Society. During 1899-1901, the Irish Literary Theatre led ... More


George Moore’s Untimely Bildung

Mary L. Mullen

in Novel Institutions: Anachronism, Irish Novels and Nineteenth-Century Realism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474453240
eISBN:
9781474477116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453240.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Writing at the end of the nineteenth century, George Moore’s realist experiments both consolidated a realist movement in England and actively challenged institutions like circulating libraries that ... More


1902–1910: ‘Screeching in a straightened waistcoat’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter, the relationship between George Moore and Yeats is described. While they had a very tumultuous working association, especially on the Diarmuid and Grania, they discussed the idea of ... More


Fin de Siècle: Vortex of the Genres

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The last decades of the century saw great changes in the writing of fiction. In Britain, where George Moore, Oscar Wilde, and Bram Stoker were among the most prominent novelists, high-culture ... More


A Peculiar Protestant: The Gospels According to George Moore

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the meeting between St. Paul and Jesus as an idea that developed in the last twenty years of George Moore's life. The Gospels had gone through imaginative treatment in dramatic ... More


George Moore's Life of Jesus

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores George Moore's The Brook Kerith: A Syrian Story, a bestselling novel of the First World War years whose resounding success helped persuade Moore that he had created ‘the only ... More


“He Says No, Your Worship”: Joyce, Free Indirect Discourse, and Vernacular Modernism

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Fredric Jameson has noted that one of the anomalies of modernism is that it does not always emerge in the advanced modernity of the metropolis, but sometimes travels in from the periphery to the ... More


A Child of One's Own: Parental Stories

Rachel Bowlby

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199607945
eISBN:
9780191760518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607945.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Among the elementary human stories, parenthood has tended to go untold. Compared to the spectacular attachments of romantic love, it is only the predictable sequel. Compared to the passions of ... More


Stalking Yeats: The Celebrity System of Revivalist Dublin

Lucy McDiarmid

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The memoirs of J. M. Synge’s friends and contemporaries (Mary Colum, W. B. Yeats, Beatrice Lady Glenavy, William Orpen, George Moore, and others) show how proximity to the great and famous functioned ... More


Moore and Quine

P. F. Strawson

in Analysis and Metaphysics: An Introduction to Philosophy

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198751182
eISBN:
9780191695032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198751182.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the opinions of philosophers George Edward Moore and Willard Van Orman Quine on the issue of conceptual analysis. Moore considers most philosophical tasks and problems as ... More


Early Writing

Scarlett Baron

in ‘Strandentwining Cable’: Joyce, Flaubert, and Intertextuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693788
eISBN:
9780191732157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693788.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Chapter 1 identifies and analyzes traces of Flaubert in Joyce’s early writing – the critical essays written between 1899 and 1902; entries in the Paris and Pola ‘Commonplace Book’ that Joyce kept in ... More


The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Jennifer Stevens

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Fictional reconstructions of the Gospels continue to find a place in contemporary literature and the popular imagination. Present-day writers of New Testament-based fiction are considered to be part ... More


At All Costs: George Moore's Esther Waters

Rachel Bowlby

in A Child of One's Own: Parental Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199607945
eISBN:
9780191760518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607945.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

George Moore's novel of 1894 charts the struggles of a poor young woman to maintain her illegitimate child, initially by working as a wet-nurse (while her own baby is farmed out elsewhere) and later ... More


Into the twentieth century

Casper Sylvest

in British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930: Making Progress?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079092
eISBN:
9781781703151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079092.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows how ideas and arguments emerging within the legal, philosophical and historical languages of internationalism were exploited by a new and younger generation. Lassa Oppenheim ... More


English Decadence: ‘Late-Learning’ in a French School

Ben Hutchinson

in Lateness and Modern European Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198767695
eISBN:
9780191821578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767695.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

English decadence of the latenineteenth century can be said to be doubly epigonal, in as much as it is both about lateness and belated (following as it does the French model). Chapter 9 enquires as ... More


Animal Narratives and Social Agency

Susan McHugh

in Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670321
eISBN:
9781452947297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670321.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the significance of animal narratives in contrast with the stories that depicts human subjects. It asks: how do animal agents appear in literature, and what are ... More


Morality

Michael Ruse

in Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us about Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190241025
eISBN:
9780190241056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241025.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The question over which Darwinians like George Eliot obsessed was how to preserve morality in a world bereft of God. Some, like the novelist Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and the Irish writer ... More


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