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The Repertory Reborn

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter twenty-one tells the story of the changing nature of the Biblical Repertory. Upon his return from Europe, Hodge decides to rename and change the name of this periodical, attempting to make it ... More


Wonderful Event: The South Sea Bubble and the Crisis of Property

John O’brien

in Literature Incorporated: The Cultural Unconscious of the Business Corporation, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226291123
eISBN:
9780226291260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226291260.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter aims to recapture the way that the South Sea Bubble of 1720 was understood by contemporaries as an essentially theatrical event, one readable through the generic codes of comedy and ... More


Theopoesis: the Contest of Priest and Poet: BRITISH ACADEMY SPECIAL LECTURE

GEOFFREY HARTMAN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about theopoesis and the contest of priest and poet delivered by the author at the 2007 British Academy Special Lecture held at the British Academy. It ... More


The Logic of Taste: The First Fifty Years

Peter Kivy

in The Seventh Sense: Francis Hutcheson and Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199260027
eISBN:
9780191597855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260028.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Deals with how the perception of beauty was conceived of, what its ‘logic’ was, in the first fifty years of modern aesthetic theory, or, rather, how it evolved, from Joseph Addison to David Hume.


Mr Spectator and the Doctor: Addison and Henry Sacheverell

Brian Cowan

in Joseph Addison: Tercentenary Essays

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198814030
eISBN:
9780191924286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814030.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Joseph Addison and Henry Sacheverell were almost exact contemporaries. Born within two years of one another, both men attended Magdalen College, Oxford in their youth, and they both took up their ... More


Introduction

Paul Davis

in Joseph Addison: Tercentenary Essays

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198814030
eISBN:
9780191924286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814030.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The Introduction situates the fifteen chapters of the volume in the context of the sharp decline in Addison’s cultural and literary reputation since the beginning of the twentieth century, seeking to ... More


The Pauline Commentaries

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0047
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-seven explores three of the biblical commentaries Hodge wrote during the 1850s: Ephesians, First Corinthians, and Second Corinthians. Partly in response to the massive popularity of ... More


Joseph Addison: Tercentenary Essays

Paul Davis (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198814030
eISBN:
9780191924286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814030.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Joseph Addison: Tercentenary Essays is a collection of fifteen essays by a team of internationally recognized experts specially commissioned to commemorate in 2019 the three-hundredth anniversary of ... More


Variety in Criticism and Aesthetics in Eighteenth-Century England

Alison C. DeSimone

in The Power of Pastiche: Musical Miscellany and the Cultural Identity in Early Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781942954774
eISBN:
9781800852372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954774.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 5 considers how “variety” and “miscellany” became valued in Enlightenment philosophy, eighteenth-century music history, and more specifically, early music criticism between 1700 and 1720, ... More


Addison, Samuel Johnson, and the Test of Time

Robert De Maria Jr

in Joseph Addison: Tercentenary Essays

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198814030
eISBN:
9780191924286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814030.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter explores the contours of Addison’s afterlife in the eighteenth century by looking carefully at Samuel Johnson’s varied criticism of his works over a lifetime of writing about him. In his ... More


Addison as Translator

David Hopkins

in Joseph Addison: Tercentenary Essays

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198814030
eISBN:
9780191924286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814030.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Joseph Addison and Henry Sacheverell were almost exact contemporaries. Born within two years of one another, both men attended Magdalen College, Oxford, in their youth, and they both took up their ... More


Breaking the Rule

Peter Kivy

in The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of Musical Genius

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087581
eISBN:
9780300135114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087581.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines the idea of British composer George Frideric Handel as a symbol of musical or artistic genius. It suggests that journalist Joseph Addison's article about Handel's genius marked ... More


‘More sensual Delights’: Visual Pleasure and Musical Anxiety in Addison’s Aesthetics

James A. Winn

in Joseph Addison: Tercentenary Essays

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198814030
eISBN:
9780191924286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814030.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

There is a palpable difference between Addison’s stimulating and thoughtful remarks on literature or the visual arts and his scattered, unconvincing, and dismissive comments on music. His unease ... More


Cato the Younger in the English Enlightenment: Addison’s rewriting of Plutarch

Philip A. Stadter

in Plutarch and his Roman Readers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718338
eISBN:
9780191787638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718338.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Joseph Addison’s Cato, produced in 1713 at the beginning of the English Enlightenment, found in that hero, who preferred to kill himself rather than live under Julius Caesar’s dictatorship, a model ... More


War

Joseph Hone

in Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814078
eISBN:
9780191851728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814078.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 4 investigates how the War of the Spanish Succession was reconfigured as a War of the British Succession. During the early modern period, warfare provided a stimulus to imaginative writing. ... More


Coins and Circulation in Addison’s Prose

Henry Power

in Joseph Addison: Tercentenary Essays

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198814030
eISBN:
9780191924286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814030.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

In his Remarks on Several Parts of Italy (1705), Addison regularly draws on his deep knowledge of Latin poetry in order to ‘compare the natural face of the country with the Landskips that the Poets ... More


Epilogue: Mr. Spectator, Adam Smith, and the New Global Citizenship

Laura J. Rosenthal

in Ways of the World: Theater and Cosmopolitanism in the Restoration and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751585
eISBN:
9781501751608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751585.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter turns to Joseph Addison's Spectator and finally to Adam Smith, who transformed the theatrical cosmopolitanism of the Restoration into a theory of emotions and cosmopolitics. Like many ... More


“Saint Samuel of Fleet Street”: Johnson and Woolf1

Anthony W. Lee

in Samuel Johnson Among the Modernists

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954668
eISBN:
9781789629293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954668.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Both Samuel Johnson and Virginia Woolf excelled in several genres—fiction, essay-writing, journals and diaries, biography, and criticism—and both held common attitudes toward a number of important ... More


‘The Great Business of Poetry’: Poets, Pastoral, and Politics

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Many poets first appeared in print in miscellanies published by John Dryden and Jacob Tonson that appeared in the 1690s and continued to be published through the first two decades of the eighteenth ... More


Joseph Addison and the Domestication of Paradise Lost

Thomas N. Corns

in Making Milton: Print, Authorship, Afterlives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198821892
eISBN:
9780191861024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821892.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter examines the profound impact the editorial interventions and elaborate textual notes that Patrick Hume contributed to Tonson’s sixth edition of Paradise Lost in 1695 had on Milton’s ... More


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