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The Latin Style

Gordon Campbell, Thomas N. Corns, John K. Hale, and Fiona J. Tweedie

in Milton and the Manuscript of De Doctrina Christiana

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296491
eISBN:
9780191711923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296491.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

The chapter begins with a consideration of the principal registers found within the manuscript. It reflects on Milton's use of quoted material and on his spelling of Hebrew names, and analyses ... More


Conclusions

Gordon Campbell, Thomas N. Corns, John K. Hale, and Fiona J. Tweedie

in Milton and the Manuscript of De Doctrina Christiana

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296491
eISBN:
9780191711923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296491.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

The history of the manuscript firmly ties it to a Miltonic provenance. Its physical condition shows clear evidence of how the blind Milton worked on so challenging a project. The manuscript is that ... More


Decadent Modernity: Civilisation and 'Latinidad' in Spanish America, 1880-1920

Michela Coletta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941312
eISBN:
9781789629040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

How did Latin Americans represent their own countries as modern? By treating modernity as a ubiquitous category in which ideas of progress and decadence are far from being mutually exclusive, this ... More


Latinity and the Second Renaissance

Christopher Prendergast

in The Classic: Sainte-Beuve and the Nineteenth-Century Culture Wars

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215850
eISBN:
9780191706912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215850.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The strong — and, on occasion, even exclusive — association of the term ‘classic’ with the works of classical antiquity was particularly marked in the second half of the 18th century. This issue ... More


Raza latina: immigration and decadence at the fin de siècle

Michela Coletta

in Decadent Modernity: Civilisation and 'Latinidad' in Spanish America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941312
eISBN:
9781789629040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941312.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the ways in which the incorporation of the notion of ‘Latinity’ was affected by changing representations of European civilisation. Through an analysis of the discourses that ... More


The Morean Legacy at St Monica’s

Victoria Van Hyning

in Convent Autobiography: Early Modern English Nuns in Exile

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266571
eISBN:
9780191889400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266571.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter investigates the importance of women’s education and Latinity to the first chronicler of St Monica’s, who composed anonymously, but whom I have identified as Mary Copley, a descendant of ... More


‘Latinizing’ Milton: , and the Long Eighteenth Century

Estelle Haan

in Milton in Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198754824
eISBN:
9780191819841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754824.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

This chapter traces the trajectory and implied audiences of a cluster of Latin translations of Paradise Lost that emerged in the long eighteenth century. These, by a certain J.C. (1686), Hog (1690), ... More


The Elusive Middle: Vitruvius’ Mediocracy of Virtue

John Oksanish

in Marginality, Canonicity, Passion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198818489
eISBN:
9780191859540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818489.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This piece considers the paradoxical reception of Vitruvius and his text, De architectura, as a bellwether of attitudes towards traditionally marginal texts and authors within the discipline of ... More


The Eurasian Temptation

Paul L. Gavrilyuk

in Georges Florovsky and the Russian Religious Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701583
eISBN:
9780191771392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701583.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter focuses on Florovsky’s brief participation in the Eurasian movement, especially his contribution to the three Eurasian symposia, Exodus to the East, On the Ways, and Russia and Latinity. ... More


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