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Li 理/Coherence

Stephen C. Angle

in Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385144
eISBN:
9780199869756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385144.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Li is a difficult term, sometimes translated as “principle” or “pattern,” that lies at the center of Neo-Confucian philosophizing. Building on the insights of Willard Peterson, ... More


Re-scripting Ivanhoe

Ann Rigney

in The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644018
eISBN:
9780191738784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644018.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 3 continues the discussion of procreativity, focusing on Ivanhoe (1819), the Scott novel that has generated the greatest number of versions of itself on page, stage, and screen. Why was this ... More


Re-enacting Ivanhoe

Ann Rigney

in The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644018
eISBN:
9780191738784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644018.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 4 pursues the case of Ivanhoe, concentrating on its afterlife in the USA and critically revisiting Mark Twain’s claim that Scott somehow ‘caused’ the American Civil War. An account is offered ... More


Love-Mad Women and Political Insurrection in Regency Fiction

Helen Small

in Love's Madness: Medicine, the Novel, and Female Insanity, 1800-1865

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184911
eISBN:
9780191674396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184911.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The themes of love-madness and war were clearly coming together in fiction of the early 1810s, albeit often in little more than an attempt to enliven otherwise jaded material. Lady Charlotte Bury's ... More


The Name Is Changed, but the Tale Is Told of You

Michael Gibbs Hill

in Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892884
eISBN:
9780199980062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892884.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter analyzes Lin Shu's rise to prominence in the late-Qing cultural scene. Many translations Lin Shu and his collaborators produced before the 1911 revolution constituted a substantial ... More


The Condition of England: Ivanhoe and Kenilworth

Andrew Lincoln

in Walter Scott and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at the time when Scott first turned to English history in his fiction, and shows the relevance of public spectacle in creating popularity. It first examines Ivanhoe, which deals ... More


Friends and Enemies in Walter Scott’s Crusader Novels

David Simpson

in Romanticism and the Question of the Stranger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922355
eISBN:
9780226922362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922362.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter first takes a look at Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice to provide an overview of the relations, tension, and binary distinction between the Christian and the Jew, the friend and the ... More


Ivanhoe

Johanna Drucker

in SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226165073
eISBN:
9780226165097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165097.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses Ivanhoe, the second project at SpecLab. This project was inspired by the desire to design a project that could embody and demonstrate critical principles while providing a ... More


Hunger and cannibalism: James Hogg’s deconstruction of Scottish military masculinities in The Three Perils of Man or War, Women, and Witchcraft!

Barbara Leonardi

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00014
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter contends that hunger and cannibalism are extended metaphors that James Hogg utilises in his novel The Three Perils of Man (1822) to denounce the human losses in the Napoleonic Wars and ... More


Taras Bulba and the Jewish Literary Context: Walter Scott, Gogol, and Russian Fiction

in The Ridiculous Jew: The Exploitation and Transformation of a Stereotype in Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759526
eISBN:
9780804769853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759526.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses the literary context of Gogol's representation of Jews. Since Gogol creatively assimilated the literary culture of his time, we can better understand the Jews in Taras Bulba ... More


The End of History? Scott, His Precursors and the Violent Past

Fiona Price

in Reinventing Liberty: Nation, Commerce and the Historical Novel from Walpole to Scott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402965
eISBN:
9781474422116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402965.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The fifth chapter examines how Scott would finally be unable to erase the unease evident in the earlier historical novel. Having attempted to calm the post-French Revolution debate concerning history ... More


Inclusion and Exclusion in the British State: Walter Scott’s and

Alison Lumsden

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

When we consider questions of literature and union, it is impossible to ignore Walter Scott, whose works have been read repeatedly in terms of their pro-union sympathies. However, recent ... More


‘Barbarous Hymn’: The Extinction of Early Saxon Poetry in the Romantic Imagination

Chris Jones

in Fossil Poetry: Anglo-Saxon and Linguistic Nativism in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198824527
eISBN:
9780191865886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824527.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This chapter begins by contrasting the current popularity of Beowulf with its relative obscurity at the start of the nineteenth century. It suggests that the most well-known ‘Anglo-Saxon’ poem during ... More


The 1890s: The Final Decade

Ian Bradley

in Arthur Sullivan: A Life of Divine Emollient

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198863267
eISBN:
9780191895692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863267.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Arthur Sullivan’s final decade was overshadowed by increasing and debilitating ill health and growing criticism of the light-weight nature of his work by critics associated with the English Musical ... More


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