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Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Michelle Levy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Although we have more literary manuscripts from the Romantic period than for any previous period, these manuscripts have been consulted chiefly for the textual evidence they provide. This book begins ... More


Granville Bantock (1868-1946): A Guide to Research

John Dressler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781942954798
eISBN:
9781789629729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954798.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This volume is the first published study to bring together a variety of materials which represent the life and works of Sir Granville Bantock (1868-1946), British composer, arranger, editor, music ... More


Medieval Damascus: Plurality and Diversity in an Arabic Library: The Ashrafiya Library Catalogue

Konrad Hirschler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408776
eISBN:
9781474418812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408776.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The written text was a pervasive feature of cultural practices in the medieval Middle East. At the heart of book circulation stood libraries that experienced a rapid expansion from the twelfth ... More


John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

Irene O'Daly

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109491
eISBN:
9781526132338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109491.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

John of Salisbury (c. 1120–80) is a key figure of the twelfth-century renaissance. A student at the cosmopolitan schools of medieval Paris, an associate of Thomas Becket and an acute commentator on ... More


Phantoms in the Flesh

Patrick R. Crowley

in The Phantom Image: Seeing the Dead in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226648293
eISBN:
9780226648323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648323.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines the origins of the iconography of Doubting Thomas around the turn of the fifth century. By taking up the famous incredulity of the apostle who was uncertain whether he was ... More


Anne Clifford: Writing a Family Identity

Paul Salzman

in Reading Early Modern Women's Writing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261048
eISBN:
9780191717482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261048.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter begins by discussing the life of Anne Clifford. It then explores Anne's writings and describes her as an example of breadth rather than depth. It includes Aaron Kunin's argument ... More


Intentionality and the Romantic Literary Manuscript

Michelle Levy

in Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 1 supplies an essential description of manuscript and print cultures in the Romantic period. It probes the attempts by book historians, manuscript scholars, and textual editors to establish ... More


Jane Austen’s Fiction in Manuscript

Michelle Levy

in Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 5 examines the novelist’s scribal practices through a study of her surviving manuscripts. It deconstructs the separation that has been assumed between her early fiction in manuscript and her ... More


Script’s Afterlives

Michelle Levy

in Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 6 draws the consideration of Romantic literary manuscripts forward to the present moment, examining their shifting cultural status from the late eighteenth century onward, including their ... More


Afterword: Blake’s Digitised Printed Script

Michelle Levy

in Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The Afterword provides a brief consideration of the unique method of printed script developed by William Blake in his attempt to fuse the media of script and print, drawing and engraving, and thereby ... More


The implausible plausibility of the Prologue to the Tale of Beryn

Thomas A. Prendergast

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Thomas A. Prendergast re-examines the fifteenth-century ‘Beryn’ manuscript, one of numerous continuations of and additions to the Canterbury Tales. Prendergast’s foremost concern is to identify the ... More


The Company (I) Governance and Finance

BERNARD RUDDEN

in The New River: A Legal History

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254973
eISBN:
9780191681547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254973.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Throughout the nineteenth century, the 1769 fire was given by the company as the reason for the loss of all its records as, before that Christmas Eve, it had blamed the Great Fire of London. Yet ... More


The Indexing of Manuscripts of the Monastery of the Great Saint Pachomius in Edfu

Father Angelous el-Naqlouny

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A number of manuscripts are without dates, scribes, and endowments. It is therefore not known whether they belong to a church or to the Monastery of St. Pachomius. They all appear to be of modern ... More


Texts and Readers

Stephen J. Davis

in Christ Child: Cultural Memories of a Young Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300149456
eISBN:
9780300206609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149456.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 2 turns to the textual history of the “Childhood Deeds.” The first half identifies problems related to our conceptions of how texts functioned in the ancient world and the way that modern ... More


Karl Marx: Critique of Political Economy as Environmental Political Theory

Timothy W. Luke

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Timothy W. Luke challenges the standard view that Karl Marx and Marxism are anti-environmentalist. Marx, Luke argues, sees humanity and the natural world as fully implicated and interdependent with ... More


Introduction: Documents, Speeches, and their Tradition

Mirko Canevaro

in The Documents in the Attic Orators: Laws and Decrees in the Public Speeches of the Demosthenic Corpus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668908
eISBN:
9780191755491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668908.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The introduction begins by giving an overview of the presence of documents in the corpora of the Attic orators, and providing a summary of the history of scholarly on the subject of their ... More


Introduction: Diodorus’ Work and Our Sources

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction discusses what is known at present of Diodorus’ life and his work, the methods he used to apply structure to his work, and the views that guided him. Furthermore, ample attention is ... More


Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Felice Lifshitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a study of the intellectual culture of the women’s monasteries of the Main Valley during the eighth century, with a particular focus on Karlburg and Kitzingen. It is based on an analysis ... More


Introduction

Tom McInally

in George Strachan of the Mearns: Seventeenth-century Orientalist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466226
eISBN:
9781474491280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466226.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The introduction provides a background to the calls that have been made by scholars over the last half-century for a detailed biography of Strachan. The greatly increased interest in the history of ... More


Visual Translation in Fifteenth-Century English Manuscripts

Richard K. Emmerson

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay suggests that a painting or illustration is an appropriate and important place from which to begin speaking about poetics and narrative; that indeed, so many visual or otherwise nonverbal ... More


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