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Discipline and Revolution: Classics in Victorian Culture

Simon Goldhill

in Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149844
eISBN:
9781400840076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149844.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the dynamics of Classics in the nineteenth-century, focusing on art, opera, and fiction and how artworks come to stand for a self-aware statement about modernity—through the ... More


The German Joyce

Robert K. Weninger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041667
eISBN:
9780813043678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041667.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The only book-length monograph in English to review James Joyce’s impact on German-language literature and literary criticism, this volume sets out to survey a literary-historical trajectory that ... More


The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature

Jeanne Dubino, Paulina Pajak, Catherine W. Hollis, Celiese Lypka, and Vara Neverow (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474448475
eISBN:
9781474496070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448475.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book considers the global responses Woolf’s work has inspired and her worldwide impact. The 23 chapters address the ways Woolf is received by writers, publishers, academics, reading audiences, ... More


Introduction

Peta Mayer

in Misreading Anita Brookner: Aestheticism, Intertextuality and the Queer Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620597
eISBN:
9781789629927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620597.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter establishes connections between Brookner’s novels A Friend from England (1987), A Misalliance (1986), Brief Lives (1990), Undue Influence (1998), Falling Slowly (1999) and Hotel du Lac ... More


Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Jennifer O'Meara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the centrality of dialogue to American independent cinema, arguing that it is impossible to separate small budgets from the old adage that ‘talk is cheap’. Focusing on the 1980s ... More


Introduction: Fossil or Root? Anglo-Saxon and the Origin and Descent of English Poetry

Chris Jones

in Fossil Poetry: Anglo-Saxon and Linguistic Nativism in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198824527
eISBN:
9780191865886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824527.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This introductory chapter contextualizes the philological study of language during the nineteenth century as a branch of the evolutionary sciences. It sketches in outline the two phases of poetic ... More


Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190610050
eISBN:
9780190610081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610050.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy is the first collection of essays in English focusing on how fantasy draws deeply on ancient Greek and Roman myth, philosophy, literature, history, art, and ... More


The Context of Louise DeSalvo’s Impact: Incest in Virginia Woolf’s Biography

Mark Hussey

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Mark Hussey discusses the reception of DeSalvo’s Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse in Her Life and Work (1989) in Woolf studies and mainstream “intellectual media” at a historical ... More


Maurice without Ending: From Forster’s Palimpsest to Fan-Text

Claire Monk

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621808
eISBN:
9781800341265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621808.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During their ongoing lives, both Forster’s Maurice and Merchant Ivory Productions’ 1987 film adaptation have suffered parallel forms of critical dismissal and misrecognition which deny their ... More


Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Christa Gray, Andrea Balbo, Richard M. A. Marshall, and Catherine E. W. Steel (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This collection of essays explores the oratory of the Roman Republic as practised by everyone apart from Cicero. It addresses the problems arising from the partial and often unreliable evidence for ... More


Milton in China ‘Yet Once More’

Bing Yan

in Milton in Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198754824
eISBN:
9780191819841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754824.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

This chapter overviews Chinese reception of Milton, with an emphasis on some of the most well-known Chinese translations of Paradise Lost. Close readings of these translations against Milton’s ... More


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