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A Man for All Treasons: Crimes By and Against the Tudor State in the Novels of Hilary Mantel

Alison L. LaCroix

in Fatal Fictions: Crime and Investigation in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190610784
eISBN:
9780190610807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610784.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Drama

Chapter 4 discusses the crime of treason as depicted in Hilary Mantel’s novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, which complicate the standard view of Thomas Cromwell as, at best, a Tudor-era fixer ... More


Epilogue: Sympathy Now

Sophie Ratcliffe

in On Sympathy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239870
eISBN:
9780191716799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239870.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The epilogue examines some of the current ideas about sympathy and reading, and its relation to empathy and altruism, in contemporary discourse, looking at arguments by Hilary Mantel, Ian McEwan, ... More


From A Man for All Seasons to Wolf Hall (c. 1960–present)

J. Patrick Hornbeck II

in Remembering Wolsey: A History of Commemorations and Representations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282173
eISBN:
9780823286232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282173.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 5 takes as its starting point the premiere of Robert Bolt’s historical play about the life of Thomas More, A Man for All Seasons. It goes on to consider Wolsey’s representation in academic ... More


“When the lights of health go down”: Virginia Woolf’s Aesthetics and Contemporary Illness Narratives

Stella Bolaki

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the question of aesthetics in Virginia Woolf's contradictory discussion of mind and body in “On Being Ill” (1926). In particular, it considers the importance of taking seriously ... More


Epilogue

Alison Milbank

in God & the Gothic: Religion, Romance, & Reality in the English Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824466
eISBN:
9780191863257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824466.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The premises of the book are reprised in the Epilogue to argue for an intensification of religious themes as the Protestant downgrading of spiritual mediating practices leads to a hollowed out ... More


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