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‘That Uncertain Heaven’: Coleridge's Poetry and Prose 1795 to 1805

Ben Brice

in Coleridge and Scepticism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199290253
eISBN:
9780191710483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290253.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter begins with a discussion of a range of Coleridge's early writings in which he explores his uncertain faith in his ability to read the handwriting of God in nature. It then turns to ... More


The Poetic Imagining of War in the 1790s: Charlotte Smith and Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Simon Bainbridge

in British Poetry and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: Visions of Conflict

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187585
eISBN:
9780191718922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187585.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses the poetic imaginings of war in the 1790s, particularly those of Charlotte Smith and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Smith's reconception of the role of ‘fancy’ in her blank-verse ... More


Richard II as Robinson Crusoe: Sovereignty and the Impossibility of Solitude

Huw Griffiths

in Shakespeare's Body Parts: Figuring Sovereignty in the History Plays

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448703
eISBN:
9781474490863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448703.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Through a close reading of two key moments of Richard II – the king’s return from Ireland and his later imprisonment and murder – this chapter demonstrates that, whilst the play develops an emotional ... More


Creativity and solidarity as method: the example of Missing and other stories

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

in Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter draws together the findings of the research through an analysis of the creative and collaborative methods which were used throughout the Loneliness Connects Us research project. The ... More


The Novelist of Love

Gene H. Bell-Villada

in García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada.17
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

García Márquez has been regarded as one of the great writers of romantic love. His idea of love and the way he has written it is true in its form, which is both fearsome and joyous. García Márquez's ... More


The Legacy

Gene H. Bell-Villada

in García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada.21
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

García Márquez is not just another great author from Latin America but is considered as the symbol of creativity in Latin American letters in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. His high art is ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Carr

in Repulsion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859326
eISBN:
9781800852464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859326.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Born into the real-life horrors of World War II, besieged from a young age by looming Nazism, an oppressive ghetto, and the threat of potential concentration camp incarceration, Polanski endured an ... More


The Men Who Were Not There

Roger J. Porter

in Bureau of Missing Persons: Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449871
eISBN:
9780801460968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449871.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines three memoirs and a film that focus on fathers who were absent—literally and figuratively—from their children's lives: Paul Auster's The Invention of Solitude; Louise Steinman's ... More


Inside McGahern’s workshop

Paula Meehan

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Another personal piece, this chapter traces the artistic beginnings and formation of the poet, Paula Meehan, former Chair of Irish Poetry, seen through the prism of a creative writing workshop ... More


Mixed media: graffiti, writing and coming-of-age in The Fortress of Solitude

James Peacock

in Jonathan Lethem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719082672
eISBN:
9781781706299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082672.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter uses graffiti as a means to explore the issues of race, coming-of-age and gentrification in The Fortress of Solitude. Protagonist Dylan Ebdus sees graffiti as an “authentic” part of the ... More


Expansion: 1980s

Sharon Mirchandani

in Marga Richter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037313
eISBN:
9780252094491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037313.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Marga Richter's compositions during the 1980s. Hoping to build on her 1970s success, Richter wrote primarily symphonic and chamber music but also returned to writing vocal and ... More


Radio as Music: Glenn Gould’s Contrapuntal Sound

Jeff Porter

in Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter argues that Glenn Gould redefined the experience of the radio listener by subverting the conventional aesthetics of documentary radio. Using modernist collage-like techniques, Gould ... More


The Inauguration of the Prose Poem

Roger Pearson

in The Beauty of Baudelaire: The Poet as Alternative Lawgiver

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192843319
eISBN:
9780191925856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843319.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Baudelaire’s inauguration of the prose poem in ‘Le Crépuscule du soir’ and ‘La Solitude’. It examines the first versions of these poems, published in a collective volume (1855), ... More


Part II

Samuel Clark

in Good Lives: Autobiography, Self-Knowledge, Narrative, and Self-Realization

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198865384
eISBN:
9780191897740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865384.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Part II works from the point of view of the reader of autobiography, and asks: what should we learn from autobiography? It argues for a lesson about selfhood and the good life, and specifically about ... More


The ‘Soul steady and collected’: A Buddhist Response to Coleridge

Michael McGhee

in Coleridge and Contemplation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198799511
eISBN:
9780191839795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799511.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Religion passes beyond the ken, the horizon, of reason, with faith its continuation, Coleridge tells us. Chapter 15 reflects on Coleridge’s illuminating metaphor of twilight, night, and the starry ... More


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