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CONCLUSION: Tennyson’s Apotheosis

Cornelia Pearsall

in Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The conclusion recounts the 1883 voyage of the Pembroke Castle embarked upon by William Gladstone and Tennyson, as well as Punch’s satirical take on the event. The voyage provided an opportunity for ... More


Commonplace Shakespeare

Neil Rhodes

in Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter takes one central aspect of the educational curriculum mentioned earlier — the commonplace method — showing first the creative uses to which Shakespeare puts this and how his own texts ... More


Hell Gate and Parnassus

JOHN BAYLEY

in Housman's Poems

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117636
eISBN:
9780191671036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117636.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses two of Housman's works, ‘Hell Gate’ and ‘Parnassus’. The analysis and discussion of these poems show that ‘Hell Gate’ is very much ‘composed’, and that the texture of the ... More


Tony Harrison’s Polygonal Ode to Delphi

Oliver Taplin

in New Light on Tony Harrison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter sets out to map the leading themes and motifs in Tony Harrison’s recent long poem, Polygons (2015). It particularly traces the poets alluded to, and the places around Delphi which recur ... More


Celebrity Trauma: The Death of Heath Ledger and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Karen Randell

in The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165358
eISBN:
9780231850384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165358.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Terry Gilliam's last major film to date, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), and its traumatic journey to screen following the death of actor Heath Ledger during the ... More


Creative Evolution, or Man’s Struggle up Mount Parnassus

Marianne Sommer

in History Within: The Science, Culture, and Politics of Bones, Organisms, and Molecules

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226347325
eISBN:
9780226349879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349879.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter deals with Osborn’s second monograph on human evolutionary history: Man Rises to Parnassus (1927). At the center stands its circulation and uptake in the changed atmosphere of the late ... More


Observing the Overhearing: The Anne Stevenson Papers in Cambridge University Library

John Wells

in Voyages over Voices: Critical Essays on Anne Stevenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314841
eISBN:
9781846316272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316272.016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the content of the literary works of American poet Anne Stevenson that are archived at the Cambridge University Library. Some of the poems and other writings that are kept in ... More


(Departures) Natural Bodies: (Eco)Poetics and the Politics of the Aesthetic: “Sensation”

Robert St. Clair

in Poetry, Politics, and the Body in Rimbaud: Lyrical Material

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826583
eISBN:
9780191866982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826583.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Paying close attention to figures of flight and departure in several early poems, and in particular to “Sensation,” a short poem written in 1870, Chapter 1 re-assesses Rimbaud’s relation to Théodore ... More


Late Elizabethan and Early Jacobean Poetry: The Idea of the Poet

Derek Attridge

in The Experience of Poetry: From Homer's Listeners to Shakespeare's Readers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833154
eISBN:
9780191873898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833154.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Following in Gascoigne’s footsteps, several writers attempted to explain the working of verse, and many tried to emulate classical metres in English; these treatises reveal some of the preconceptions ... More


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