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‘Fairy tales’ and ‘bunkum’: Marie Corelli, Artefacts and Fabrications

Eleanor Dobson

in Writing the Sphinx: Literature, Culture and Egyptology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474476249
eISBN:
9781474495967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474476249.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter centres on the spectral stories and rumours which orbited ancient Egyptian artefacts in the possession of literary authors, along with the Egyptological connections such authors made. It ... More


Women Writers

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The anti-suffrage cause was very fortunate in its women writers. Opponents of votes for women included many of the best-selling female novelists of the day and a number of prominent women writers on ... More


The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Jennifer Stevens

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Fictional reconstructions of the Gospels continue to find a place in contemporary literature and the popular imagination. Present-day writers of New Testament-based fiction are considered to be part ... More


Writing the Sphinx: Literature, Culture and Egyptology

Eleanor Dobson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474476249
eISBN:
9781474495967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474476249.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book unearths a rich tradition of creative flexibility, collaboration and mutual influence between literary culture and Egyptology from the late nineteenth century to the early decades of the ... More


Outhouses: Thoreau’s cabin and Dumas’ prison

Nicola J. Watson

in The Author's Effects: On Writer's House Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198847571
eISBN:
9780191886751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847571.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 7 forays into visionary spaces occupied by writers beyond the domestic. It explores how the processes of writing are imagined within, and more usually beyond, the everyday domestic, with time ... More


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