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Baudelaire's Prose Poems: The Practice and Politics of Irony

Sonya Stephens

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158776
eISBN:
9780191673351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158776.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

The aim of this book is to offer a new reading of Baudelaire's Petits Poèmes en Prose that demonstrates the significance of ironic otherness for the theory and functioning of the work and for the ... More


War and Nation in the Theatre of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Simon Barker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627653
eISBN:
9780748652228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627653.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This study explores the way that warfare is represented in the theatre of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. It contrasts the Tudor and Stuart prose that called for the establishment of a standing ... More


Unfolding Mallarmé: The Development of a Poetic Art

Roger Pearson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159179
eISBN:
9780191673535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159179.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

This book proposes new meanings in Mallarmé's poetry and seeks to promote the development of his poetic art as a successful search for linguistic and textual mastery. This development is ... More


With the Eyes of Rhyme: ‘Prose (pour des Esseintes)’ (?1871–1885)

Roger Pearson

in Unfolding Mallarmé: The Development of a Poetic Art

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159179
eISBN:
9780191673535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159179.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

First published in the Revue indépendant in January 1885, ‘Prose (pour des Esseintes)’, may date back to the early 1870s, but the appearance of Huysmans's A rebours in May 1884 was probably the ... More


Thresholds

Sonya Stephens

in Baudelaire's Prose Poems: The Practice and Politics of Irony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158776
eISBN:
9780191673351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158776.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Baudelaire's choice of genre and the way in which he seeks to define it, both by his careful consideration of titles and in the letter addressed to Arsene Houssaye, now ... More


The Prose Poem and the Dualities of Comic Art

Sonya Stephens

in Baudelaire's Prose Poems: The Practice and Politics of Irony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158776
eISBN:
9780191673351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158776.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

This chapter demonstrates how the Petits Poèmes en prose exploit comic forms and combine Baudelaire's notion of the comique significatif and the comique Absolu. These forms of the comic depend, like ... More


Lyricism and Metaphor in A Parchment of Leaves

Maurice Manning

in Silas House: Exploring an Appalachian Writer's Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813181127
eISBN:
9780813181257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813181127.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter for the volume focuses on the richly poetic lyricism of House’s writing. To make his points, the award-winning poet Maurice Manning gives a close reading of A Parchment of ... More


Revisiting Verb (Projection)Raising in Old English

Eric Haeberli and Susan Pintzuk

in Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582624
eISBN:
9780191731068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582624.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the distribution of verb raising (VR) and verb projection raising (VPR) in Old English (OE), using the York–Toronto–Helsinki Parsed Corpus of Old English Prose. VR and VPR refer ... More


Young people’s writing

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The writing of young people in London expanded significantly in the 1970s and 1980s. A number of key strands can be identified: the work produced around Stepney Words and the school strike leading to ... More


Distributed Cognition and Women Writers’ Representation of Theatre in Eighteenth-Century England: ‘Thoroughly to unfold the labyrinths of the human mind’

Ros Ballaster

in Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474442282
eISBN:
9781474476904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442282.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Readers in the mid-eighteenth century were increasingly invited to translate their knowledge about the social extension of mind learned in the experience of theatre to ‘new’ prose forms of the ... More


The Rhythms of Character in Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Miss Brill’

Helen Rydstrand

in Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416368
eISBN:
9781474434591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter investigates the ways that Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Miss Brill’ is constructed through textual rhythms. Specifically, it argues that the story is distinguished by an arrhythmic duality ... More


The Reconciliations of Poetry in Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts; or, Why it’s “perfectly ridiculous to call it a novel”

Amy Kahrmann Huseby

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This paper focuses on Virginia Woolf’s developing attitude toward the relationship between poetry and prose. This essay attempts to demonstrate one of the ways that we can trace the development of an ... More


Integral Actuality: On Giorgio Agamben's Idea of Prose

Alexander García Düttmann

in The Work of Giorgio Agamben: Law, Literature, Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634620
eISBN:
9780748652440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634620.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter investigates the relation between ‘poetry’ and ‘prose’ in Giorgio Agamben's book Idea of Prose. It also examines what is called the ‘happy medium’ of pure communicability which obsesses ... More


Changing meanings: Prehistoric monuments in literature and place-names c. ad 700–1100

Sarah Semple

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England: Religion, Ritual, and Rulership in the Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683109
eISBN:
9780191762956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683109.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The centuries after the conversion have left a wealth of documentary and literary sources: wills, laws, poetry, stories, charters, and annals. Sources like these provide an opportunity to examine ... More


Public Recitations of Romances

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This and the following two chapters look at the reciters and storytellers who would frequent the coffeehouses of Cairo and other towns in the evenings, particularly during religious festivals. This ... More


Public Recitations of Romances—continued

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The third type of reciters, along with the storytellers and poets of the previous two chapters, mainly told the story of ‘Antar (Seeret ‘Antar) and were therefore known as “‘Antariah.” They also told ... More


The Dangerous Narrative of the Russian Village

Kathleen Parthé

in Russia's Dangerous Texts: Politics Between the Lines

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098518
eISBN:
9780300138221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098518.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the history of the Village Prose, a postwar literary movement in Russian that lasted from 1956 to 1980. It analyzes what was so provocative about the Village Prose and what it ... More


A Prose Hymn for Asclepius?

Janet Downie

in At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199924875
eISBN:
9780199345649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924875.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Aristides wrote ten prose hymns, regarded by Menander Rhetor as an important contribution to the genre and by Aristides himself as a manifestation of his notion that language (logos) was the crucial ... More


Applying Cluster Analysis to Scots Poetry

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

As discussed previously, we analyse poetry and prose separately since it is easier to achieve reliable and useful results by comparing like with like. There are various reasons for assuming that ... More


Applying Cluster Analysis to Scots Prose

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In this chapter, we apply cluster analysis of the graphemic realisations to prose that contains a substantial element of Scots. We worked with a slightly smaller number of texts for the prose ... More


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