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William Creech and John Boyle: The Classics Spread Across Scotland

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter looks at the careers of William Creech and John Boyle, and examines how the English Classics spread across Scotland. For 40 years, Creech was the chief publisher in Edinburgh. Creech ... More


Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Lucy Collins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book examines the intersection of private and public spheres through the representation of memory in contemporary poetry by Irish women. It explores how memory shapes creativity in the work of ... More


“Everything Has a Schedule”: Some Trees

Jesse Zuba

in The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers an interpretation of one of the most remarkable debut collections ever selected for the Yale Series of Younger Poets award—Some Trees by John Ashbery. The reputation of the book ... More


Stooping to Conquer: Johnsonian Biography

Freya Johnston

in Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking 1709-1791

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251827
eISBN:
9780191719080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251827.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter interprets some of Johnson's Lives of the Poets as non-satirical, corrective responses to Pope's Peri Bathous and The Dunciad. Richard Blackmore, for instance, ‘Father of the Bathos’ and ... More


Shakespeare and the Renaissance Ovid

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and Ovid

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183242
eISBN:
9780191673986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183242.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines the influence of Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid) on the literary writings of William Shakespeare. Ovid's inspiration of Shakespeare was first recognized in 1598 when ... More


John Bell's Little Trifling Edition Revisited

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses the contributions of John Bell to publishing and examines some practices prevalent at the time such as piracy and reprinting. Bell invoked the admired edition of the Latin ... More


Robert Anderson's Comprehensive View of English Poetry

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Robert Anderson's comprehensive view of English poetry. Anderson was the first non-bookseller to wield much editorial authority over a multi-volume poetry collection. His ... More


Breathing Modern Life into the Quijote: Spanish and Southern Regeneration in the New Century

Brittany Powell Kennedy

in Between Distant Modernities: Performing Exceptionality in Francoist Spain and the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461978
eISBN:
9781626744943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461978.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter seeks to explain a quixotism resulting from a perceived loss of national authenticity at the turn of the twentieth century, looking at the “lovable loser” Don Quijote, whose idealism and ... More


John Sharpe and Alexander Chalmers: A Body of Standard English Poetry

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

In 1805, as Cooke brought his project to an end, John Sharpe started a series called The Works of the British Poets, extending to nearly 50 years an unbroken chain of continuity: from 1765 to 1812, ... More


This Business of Words: Reassessing Anne Sexton

Amanda Golden (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062204
eISBN:
9780813051895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062204.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

For Anne Sexton, becoming a successful poet meant skillfully approaching various forms of media and developing strategies for teaching, critiquing poems, delivering poetry readings, and giving ... More


Invisible Ball of Dreams: Literary Representations of Baseball behind the Color Line

Emily Ruth Rutter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817129
eISBN:
9781496817167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817129.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Although many Americans think of Jackie Robinson when they consider the story of race and racism in baseball, a long history of tragedies and triumphs precede Robinson’s momentous debut with the ... More


The Thing About Roy Fisher: Critical Studies

John Kerrigan and Peter Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853235156
eISBN:
9781786945365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235156.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Thing About Roy Fisher, edited by John Kerrigan and Peter Robinson, brings together critical essays that aim to increase the awareness of the literature produced by Roy Fisher during his forty ... More


Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Richard Terry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Concentrating on the period 1660-1781, this book explores how the English literary past was made. It charts how antiquarians unearthed the raw materials of the English (or more widely) British ... More


Introduction

Richard Terry

in Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Concentrating on the period between 1660 and 1781, this book tells how the English literary past was made. ‘Making the past’ indicates a range of scholarly or imaginative activities. Included in this ... More


Johnson's Lives of the Poets

Richard Terry

in Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

There is no doubt that Samuel Johnson's Lives of the Poets are a significant contribution to the scripting of the English poetic past. Latterly, however, there has been a tendency for their impact to ... More


A Gallery to Play to: The Story of the Mersey Poets

Phil Bowen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311253
eISBN:
9781846312496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312496
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is an intimate account of the lives and careers of the so-called Mersey Poets – Adrian Henri, Roger McGough, and Brian Patten – with unparalleled access to whom, the author has written an ... More


Responses to Symonds

Gideon Nisbet

in Greek Epigram in Reception: J. A. Symonds, Oscar Wilde, and the Invention of Desire, 1805-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662494
eISBN:
9780191761355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662494.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter traces the continuing contestation of the Anthology in the public sphere from 1893 to 1914. The key figure is J. W. Mackail, who distilled the Anthology to a canonic 500 ‘best’ poems in ... More


Introduction

in A Gallery to Play to: The Story of the Mersey Poets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311253
eISBN:
9781846312496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312496.002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book focuses on the literary and social identity of Adrian Henri, Roger McGough, and Brian Patten – also known as the Mersey Poets – whose work was considered irreverent and sardonic, and ... More


Conclusion

Edmund Stewart

in Greek Tragedy on the Move: The Birth of a Panhellenic Art Form c.500–300 BC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747260
eISBN:
9780191809392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747260.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

Tragedy’s dissemination may be said to be, in its nature, a complex and continuous process brought about through performance and re-performance at Panhellenic gatherings. Tragedy as a genre emerged ... More


A Revolution in Rhyme: Poetic Co-option under the Islamic Republic

Fatemeh Shams

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198858829
eISBN:
9780191890925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858829.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A Revolution in Rhyme: Poetic Co-option under the Islamic Republic offers, for the first time, an original, timely examination of the pivotal role poetry plays in policy, power and political ... More


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