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John and Charles Wesley

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the early hymns of the Methodist revival, beginning with John Wesley's translations from the German. Reviews John Wesley's work as an editor, culminating in his 1780 ‘Large Hymn Book’ and ... More


Practical Form: Abstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Abigail Zitin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300244564
eISBN:
9780300255713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244564.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In early eighteenth-century Britain, writers asked after the nature and causes of the pleasure we feel when we encounter beauty. It took a painter, however, to steer the nascent field of ... More


Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Claire Davison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book focuses on the considerable but neglected body of works translated by S. S. Koteliansky from 1919–1923 in collaboration with Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield. Close-readings and broad ... More


Earning and Spending in Eighteenth-Century London

Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Prometheus Shackled: Goldsmith Banks and England's Financial Revolution after 1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199944279
eISBN:
9780199980789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944279.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter sets the scene of the book. It does so first by going through a series of Hogarth prints—the “Rake's Progress.” We then survey the class structure of England in general and of London ... More


Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

Nicola Wilson and Claire Battershill (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954569
eISBN:
9781789629392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954569.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf and the World of Books examines Leonard and Virginia Woolf's Hogarth Press as a key intervention in modernist and women's writing and mark its importance to independent publishing, ... More


The Church of England, Methodism, and ‘the province of public virtue’ 1

Emma Major

in Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation 1712-1812

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699377
eISBN:
9780191738029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699377.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on debates in the 1760s about Methodism and the Church of England. Although Methodism was still officially part of the Church until 1795, many Anglicans felt unhappy with the ... More


Foundling Fathers and Mothers

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/9780199607945.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Foundling stories, which abound in legend, have generally looked at the fate of the found child, not at the parents on either side, abandoning or taking in. But two famous stories, of Oedipus and ... More


Susanna: A Marriage Made in Heaven

Deborah W. Rooke

in Handel's Israelite Oratorio Libretti: Sacred Drama and Biblical Exegesis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199279289
eISBN:
9780191738050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279289.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The oratorio Susanna is based on the story of Susanna from the Apocrypha. In the biblical narrative Susanna is reduced to the status of an object, seen and not heard, and she functions simply to ... More


Sincerely Deviant Women

Juliet John

in Dickens's Villains: Melodrama, Character, Popular Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184614
eISBN:
9780191714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184614.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses wicked women in the 19th-century theatre, including the subversive roles and role-players. It demonstrates that the 19th-century theatre can serve as an illuminating context ... More


William Hogarth: The Art of Biography and the Life of Anecdotes

Karen Junod

in ‘Writing the Lives of Painters’: Biography and Artistic Identity in Britain 1760-1810

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199597000
eISBN:
9780191725357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597000.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses several biographies of William Hogarth, and explores the nature and function of literary anecdotes in the construction and promotion of the artist's individual and artistic ... More


Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Helen Southworth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Combining literary criticism, book history, biography and sociology, this book weaves together the stories of the lesser known authors, artists and press workers with the canonical names linked to ... More


Everyday Stories

Nicholas Tromans

in David Wilkie: The People's Painter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625208
eISBN:
9780748651313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625208.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that David Wilkie sought to represent the everyday stories as the authentic basis of social life, and also shows that his initial image of the everyday was not sustainable once ... More


The Analysis of Beauty, I: Practical Formalism

Abigail Zitin

in Practical Form: Abstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300244564
eISBN:
9780300255713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244564.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In The Analysis of Beauty (1753), William Hogarth builds his theory of aesthetic judgment around the technical know-how of the practitioner. Early in the treatise, he recommends that his reader model ... More


The Analysis of Beauty, II: Feminist Formalism

Abigail Zitin

in Practical Form: Abstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300244564
eISBN:
9780300255713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244564.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores the role of gender in The Analysis of Beauty. Many critics have focused on the fact that Hogarth associates the line of beauty with the female body. According to this way of ... More


Introduction

Helen Southworth

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter discusses the Hogarth Press, the publishing company owned by Leonard and Virginia Woolf, first examining the birth and evolution of the Hogarth Press along with a number of ... More


Cultural aspects: representations of alcohol use in visual art

James Harris

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines how alcohol use is represented in visual art. Representations of alcohol use and abuse have long been the subject of works of art ranging from Diego Velázquez’s painting of ... More


The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay

Thierry Smolderen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617031496
eISBN:
9781621039921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031496.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In this book, the author presents a cultural landscape whose narrative differs in many ways from those presented by other historians of the comic strip. Rather than beginning his inquiry with the ... More


Enter Middle East

Daniel Foliard

in Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This chapter describes the first phase in the invention and emergence of the “Middle East” as a frame of reference in the British cultural landscape, It analyzes the networks by which the new ... More


Falling Into Places

Daniel Foliard

in Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This chapter sets out to assess the effects of the militarization of the region’s cartography during the first world war. It calls into question the traditional assumption that the “Middle East” only ... More


The Pages in Jacob’s Room

John Lurz

in The Death of the Book: Modernist Novels and the Time of Reading

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270972
eISBN:
9780823271023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270972.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter deepens the connection between Woolf’s activity as a printer with the Hogarth Press and her formal literary experiments to showcase her commitment to exploring the subject’s fundamental ... More


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