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Competition and Collaboration in Periodical Culture

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter deals with the dialogues and crossings which took place between creativity and criticism in the early 19th century. The chapter explores the implications for the power relations between ... More


The Fall of Hyperion: ‘Morti li morti e i vivi parean vivi’

Ralph Pite

in The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112945
eISBN:
9780191670886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112945.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The first time that Keats encountered Dante was probably when he read Leigh Hunt's poem entitled The Story of Rimini which offers an extended full-length poem regarding Dante' story of Francesca and ... More


Radicals, Reformers, and Legislators of the World

PHILIP CONNELL

in Romanticism, Economics and the Question of ‘Culture’

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199282050
eISBN:
9780191714221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282050.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In October 1817, an anonymous contributor to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine embarked upon one of the most notorious campaigns of critical abuse in British literary history. Its author's single most ... More


‘His British Godship’

Richard Lansdown

in Byron's Historical Dramas

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112525
eISBN:
9780191670794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112525.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses Shakespeare as well, but considers Romantic Shakespeareanism. It is argued in this chapter that Byron's neo-classicism has evolved into a spirit of intellectual opposition to ... More


Energy and Enthusiasm in Blake

JON MEE

in Romanticism, Enthusiasm, and Regulation: Poetics and the Policing of Culture in the Romantic Period

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284788
eISBN:
9780191718953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284788.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter begins with Blake's distinctive commitment to ‘Meer enthusiasm’ as the ‘All in All’. It examines his attempts to break free from the rhetoric of regulation at work in most other romantic ... More


What About Merit?

H. J. Jackson

in Those Who Write for Immortality: Romantic Reputations and the Dream of Lasting Fame

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300174793
eISBN:
9780300213300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300174793.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes how Leigh Hunt and Barry Cornwall failed to maintain their reputation, to argue that literary quality or merit only plays a part in the reputation of a writer. Both Cornwall ... More


‘When a man talks of system, his case is hopeless’: Byron at the Margins of Romantic Counterculture

Friederike Wolfrum

in Byron and Marginality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

A strong belief in the countercultural agency of literary texts is one of the defining features of Romanticism, as evidenced in concepts ranging from the Wordsworthian ‘High Argument’ to Percy B. ... More


Leigh Hunt and Education: “School-Terms and a Juvenile Time of Life”

Laurie Langbauer

in The Juvenile Tradition: Young Writers and Prolepsis, 1750–1835

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198739203
eISBN:
9780191802348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739203.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Leigh Hunt explicitly located his juvenilia within the context of educational reform of his times. Education was central to debates about class and literacy, and also juvenile writing. Classical ... More


Authorizing Ariosto: The Construction of Ariosto in Early Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals

Maureen McCue

in Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The nineteenth century in Britain saw a massive growth in both literacy rates and the popularity of Italian culture. Readers consumed Italian culture through popular periodicals, while British ... More


Catullus the Reformer: Leigh Hunt’s Reception

Henry Stead

in A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795–1821

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198744887
eISBN:
9780191806001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744887.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 4 focuses on the reception of Catullus by Leigh Hunt. It looks at the attraction of the Cockney School to Catullus’ countercultural style, consisting of his eroticism, intimate sociality, and ... More


Wedded to Books: Nineteenth-Century Bookmen at Home

Deidre Shauna Lynch

in Loving Literature: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226183701
eISBN:
9780226183848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226183848.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter reconstructs the early-nineteenth-century episode in the history of book-selling dubbed “the bibliomania”--the frenzied pursuit by affluent collectors of rare books from the dawn of ... More


Keats and His Presider

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Charles Brown asserts that Keats's genius was initiated by The Faerie Queene wherein this earliest attempt which was included in his collection published in 1817 was seen as an ‘Imitation of ... More


Conclusion

Tom Lockwood

in Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280780
eISBN:
9780191712890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280780.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This concluding chapter briefly explores the longer, forward-looking perspectives within which this book is situated. It looks at Jonson's presence in the theatre after 1832, in the figures of W. C. ... More


THE Cutt of the Child and the Controversy Over Child Actors

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that critics have overestimated the extent of the Victorians' investment in the ideology of innocence. The “otherness” of children was not an accepted fact in the 19th century, ... More


A Cockney Catullus: The Reception of Catullus in Romantic Britain, 1795–1821

Henry Stead

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198744887
eISBN:
9780191806001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744887.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book traces the reception history of Catullus in Romantic-era Britain. It was in this turbulent period of British history that Catullus’ whole book of poems was first translated into English, ... More


Political Economy: Commerce, Civic Tradition and the Luxury Debate in Isabella and Lamia

Porscha Fermanis

in John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637805
eISBN:
9780748652181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637805.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter reports the increasing resistance to the Enlightenment ‘cult of commerce’ from within the early nineteenth-century dissenting press, focusing on Leigh Hunt's Examiner. Isabella and Lamia ... More


‘Too late for antique vows’: Scepticism, Elegy, and Romance in Keatsian Prayer

Christopher Stokes

in Romantic Prayer: Reinventing the Poetics of Devotion, 1773-1832

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198857808
eISBN:
9780191890420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857808.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter reads John Keats in the context of the influence of Leigh Hunt and the wider radical Enlightenment. One problem posed by a secular modernity is whether prayer—and forms of religious ... More


Bright Stars and Close Bosom-Friends: Keats, Cornwall and ‘Cockney’ Politics

in Bright Stars: John Keats, Barry Cornwall and Romantic Literary Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312113
eISBN:
9781846315145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312113.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the political points of contact between Bryan Cornwall and John Keats. It discusses the poems of Cornwall, Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley written weeks after the 1819 Peterloo ... More


Keats’s Negative Capability: On Pantomime and ‘Irritable Reaching’

Brian Bates

in Keats’s Negative Capability: New Origins and Afterlives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941817
eISBN:
9781789623253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941817.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay contends that Keats’s negative capability description uses pantomime conventions to body forth a Shakespearean ‘Man of Achievement’. Keats drew on Leigh Hunt’s celebration of pantomime’s ... More


On Coffee-Houses, Smoking, and the English Essay Tradition

Denise Gigante

in On Essays: Montaigne to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198707868
eISBN:
9780191779008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198707868.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Romantic essayist James Henry Leigh Hunt, in two essays saturated with nostalgia for a lost world of Enlightenment coffee-house sociability, registers a shift in the cultural place of the ... More


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