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Religion, Fame and Sunnyside

Laura Wright

in Sunnyside: A Sociolinguistic History of British House Names

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266557
eISBN:
9780191905377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266557.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter tracks the earliest Nonconformist Sunnyside to Quakers in 1706 in Crawshawbooth, Lancashire, and then follows as Quakers spread the name Sunnyside around the country from North to South. ... More


Scott and the European Nationalities Question

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines Sir Walter Scott's emplacement of the structures of Enlightenment historiography in his fiction, and the tension between romance and history in his work. There is an examination ... More


The Tudors Reinvented: The Regency and the Sixteenth Century

STEVEN PARISSIEN

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how topicality permitted top-down dirigiste appropriations of the Tudor past: George IV's use of sixteenth-century styling for his coronation, his patronage of Sir Walter ... More


Sunnyside Timeline

Laura Wright

in Sunnyside: A Sociolinguistic History of British House Names

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266557
eISBN:
9780191905377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266557.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The timeline summarises the findings presented in the book and re-orders them in chronological order. Dividing land into sunny and shady parts was originally a technical North British legal concept ... More


The Noose Hidden Under Flowers: Marriage and Law in Saint Ronan’s Well

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores issues of the law on marriage in novels by Sir Walter Scott, focusing on Saint Ronan's Well. In a number of ways, Scott's novels can be viewed as offering a commentary on Scots ... More


Love's Madness: Medicine, the Novel, and Female Insanity, 1800-1865

Helen Small

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184911
eISBN:
9780191674396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184911.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book contributes to the interdisciplinary study of insanity. Focusing on the figure of the love-mad woman, the author presents a significant reassessment of the ways in which British medical ... More


Estate Management

W. E. VAUGHAN

in Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The most celebrated works on estate management did not assume that the relation between landlord and tenant was that of agricultural producer and rentier capitalist. Robert E. Brown, Duncan George ... More


The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Walter Scott and J. H. Alexander

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Siege of Malta and Bizarro are Scott's final works, written in Malta and Italy at the end of 1831 and the beginning of 1832. Although extracts from The Siege of Malta have been published, this is ... More


Gothic Scott

Fiona Robertson

in Scottish Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474408196
eISBN:
9781474434508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408196.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

For record numbers of viewers in the summer of 2015, Scottishness and Gothic were provocatively juxtaposed in the exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the Victoria and Albert Museum in ... More


A Note on The Bride of Lammermoor: Why Scott did not Mention the Dalrymple Legend until 1830

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines issues of the Scots law on marriage in Sir Walter Scott's novel, The Bride of Lammermoor. As first published in 1819, The Bride of Lammermoor opened with Peter Pattieson's ... More


Fictions of a Former World

Adelene Buckland

in Novel Science: Fiction and the Invention of Nineteenth-Century Geology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226079684
eISBN:
9780226923635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923635.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Richard Owen's entry into the Geological Society of London sparked an interest and excitement in him. His wife, Caroline, wrote in her journal about Owen's witnessing interest of leading geologists ... More


Shakespeare in Wordsworth

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Wordsworth wrote to Sir Walter Scott when he was editing Dryden, and Wordsworth asserted that Scott should be able to emphasize and acknowledge certain authors and passages in which the poet had ... More


Black Books and Brownies: Narrating the Reformation in Walter Scott and James Hogg

Alison Milbank

in God & the Gothic: Religion, Romance, & Reality in the English Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824466
eISBN:
9780191863257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824466.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Scottish fiction about the Reformation is concerned with the mechanics of historical change, which are rendered through a series of enchanted books and people discussed in Chapter 8. In the novel, ... More


The Novelist Who Was Not: Robert Bage (1728–1801)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The effects of Pitt’s domestic policy of Alarmism impacted the development of literary genres. Robert Bage, a Midlands industrialist (paper mills), wrote satirical ‘novels of purpose’ in the 1780s. ... More


The Name Is Changed, but the Tale Is Told of You

Michael Gibbs Hill

in Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892884
eISBN:
9780199980062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892884.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter analyzes Lin Shu's rise to prominence in the late-Qing cultural scene. Many translations Lin Shu and his collaborators produced before the 1911 revolution constituted a substantial ... More


Afterword What Came Next

Patricia Meyer Spacks

in Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110319
eISBN:
9780300128338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110319.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter explores the effects that were generated by the novels of the eighteenth century, and how these would later influence the likes of Sir Walter Scott, Jane Austen, Maria Edgeworth, and ... More


Scotland from Culloden to 1945

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0021
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the history of Scotland from Culloden to 1945. It details the transformation of the Highlands in the late eighteenth century when landowners, with the backing of the government ... More


War Shades Life & Work

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within: Her Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056937
eISBN:
9780813053790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056937.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Though Woolf opposed the darkened waters of the dictators in 1938, in 1939, as the war edges closer, she can’t avoid letting it shade her life and work. On March 22, Madrid “surrender[s]” to the ... More


The Doctor Dissected: A Cultural Autopsy of the Burke and Hare Murders

Caroline McCracken-Flesher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766826
eISBN:
9780190252854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766826.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

A series of bizarre disappearances filled the citizens of early nineteenth-century Scotland with terror. When the perpetrators were finally apprehended in 1828, their motive roiled the nation: ... More


Introduction

Wallace Stuart

in John Stuart Blackie: Scottish Scholar and Patriot

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611850
eISBN:
9780748653386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611850.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter talks about John Stuart Blackie, one of the most prominent figures on the Scottish intellectual scene during the second half of the nineteenth century. Blackie was a mixture of ... More


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