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Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Javed Majeed

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Drawing on contemporary critical work on colonialism and the cross-cultural encounter, this book is a study of the emergence of utilitarianism as a new political language in Britain in the late-18th ... More


Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Robert Southey did not exaggerate when he described the England of his day as ‘South American mad’. As Spain's hold on its colonies progressively weakened during the late eighteenth and early ... More


On Calliope's Jalopy: Epic Rebuilt 1790–1800

Herbert F. Tucker

in Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232987
eISBN:
9780191716447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232987.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The book's proper narrative commences in this chapter. Into the 18th century's preponderantly theoretic disposition to prize or illustrate epic as a fixed idea or classic form, the Revolution in ... More


Under Correction: Epic Conscripted 1800–1805

Herbert F. Tucker

in Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232987
eISBN:
9780191716447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232987.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter assesses the correction that was imposed around 1800 on the 1790s epic explosion by British national mobilization for war and suppression of dissent. A host of orthodox martial epics ... More


In Expiation: Epic Atonement 1805–1815

Herbert F. Tucker

in Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232987
eISBN:
9780191716447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232987.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter takes its lead from Marmion. On one hand, Scott's extremely influential poem opened the epic genre to romance motifs more relaxed in their plotting and versification than had hitherto ... More


William Gilbert and Esoteric Romanticism: A Contextual Study and Annotated Edition of 'The Hurricane'

Paul Cheshire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941206
eISBN:
9781789629439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941206.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

William Gilbert, poet, theosophist and astrologer, published The Hurricane: A Theosophical and Western Eclogue in Bristol in 1796, while he was on intimate terms with key members of Bristol literary ... More


Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Tom Lockwood

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280780
eISBN:
9780191712890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book provides the first examination of Ben Jonson's place in the texts and culture of the Romantic Age. Part I of the book explores theatrical, critical, and editorial responses to, and ... More


‘Just Another Twist in the Plot’: Paul Muldoon's ‘Madoc: A Mystery’

Michael O'Neill

in The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299287
eISBN:
9780191715099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299287.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses Paul Muldoon's dealings with Byron and other Romantics in ‘Madoc: A Mystery’, and looks at the degree to which Muldoon interweaves a post-modern absorption in textuality with a ... More


Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

David Fairer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In this revisionary study of the poetry of Coleridge, Wordsworth, and their friends during the ‘revolutionary decade’ this book questions the accepted literary history of the period and the critical ... More


Native Patriarchs—Pantisocracy and the Americanization of Wales

Tim Fulford

in Romantic Indians: Native Americans, British Literature, and Transatlantic Culture 1756-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273379
eISBN:
9780191706332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273379.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter describes Indians as represented in the political writing on the 1790s, during the period of the French Revolution, especially that of Southey, Coleridge, and Wordsworth.


The Indian Song

Tim Fulford

in Romantic Indians: Native Americans, British Literature, and Transatlantic Culture 1756-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273379
eISBN:
9780191706332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273379.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter focuses on songs, including ballads by white authors in the manner of Indians. Writers, novelists, and poets considered include Percy, Woodsworth, Southey, and Coleridge.


The Mission to Civilize and the Colonial Romance

Tim Fulford

in Romantic Indians: Native Americans, British Literature, and Transatlantic Culture 1756-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273379
eISBN:
9780191706332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273379.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the changing white representations of Indians in the early 19th century in the contexts of the Evangelical movement (missionaries), the conservative anti-revolutionary backlash, ... More


Interinvolving Guilt and Innocence

John Beer

in Coleridge's Play of Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574018
eISBN:
9780191723100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Coleridge's spiritual crisis of 1813 and his subsequent reversion to traditional Christian doctrines, as recorded by Hannah More, prompt consideration of his lifelong feelings of guilt; his ... More


Organising Friendship: Coleridge, Lamb, and Lloyd

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The organisation of individual friendships is an integral part of this book's story, and this chapter traces Coleridge's developing poetic intimacies with Lamb and Lloyd, whose identities ... More


‘Sweet native stream!’: Approaching Tintern Abbey

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The continuities of literary history discussed in the Burkean contexts of Chapter 3 are also central to this chapter, which looks at Wordsworth's poem not as an expression of the ‘egotistical ... More


Southey's Literary History: Poetry in Retrospect

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter discusses Southey's early verse using the organic connectedness of the native poetic tradition provides the starting-point. Five times between 1807 and 1837 he wrote, for various ... More


Coleridge's Sonnets from Various Authors (1796 ): A Lost Conversation Poem?

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In Autumn 1796, Coleridge assembled this privately printed pamphlet of twenty-eight sonnets by twelve poets, including four each by Southey, Lloyd, Lamb, and himself, and designed it to be bound up ... More


Robert Southey and the Oriental Renaissance

Javed Majeed

in Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Robert Southey's Thalaba the Destroyer (1801) and The Curse of Kehama (1810) reflect a revival of interest in the history, literature, and antiquities of non-European cultures. His notes to both ... More


Introduction

Javed Majeed

in Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the emergence of utilitarianism as a political language in Britain in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, focusing upon James Mill's The History of British India (1817). It ... More


The Anti-Jacobins

Marilyn Butler

in Jane Austen and the War of Ideas

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129684
eISBN:
9780191671838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129684.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The leading spirits behind The Anti-Jacobin of 1797–1798 were George Canning, William Gifford, and Hookham Frere, intelligent men who liked at least to claim that their targets were ideas rather than ... More


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