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‘Shredis of sentence’: Imitation and Interpretation in Speke Parrot

Jane Griffiths

in John Skelton and Poetic Authority: Defining the Liberty to Speak

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273607
eISBN:
9780191706301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273607.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on Skelton's poem, Speke Parrot. The poem confronts Skelton's concern with the stability of poetic meaning, at a time when the question is given a new urgency by the linguistic ... More


Diverting Authorities: The Glosses to Speke Parrot, A Replycacion, and A Garlande of Laurell

Jane Griffiths

in John Skelton and Poetic Authority: Defining the Liberty to Speak

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273607
eISBN:
9780191706301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273607.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Although Speke Parrot raises the possibility of the reader contributing to a work's meaning, it also anticipates the parody of this idea of collaboration in two further late works, A Garlande of ... More


Beyond the Niger

David Lambert

in Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078069
eISBN:
9780226078236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078236.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the period from the early 1840s to James MacQueen’s death in 1870. It follows MacQueen’s geographical theories and commercial proposals as they flowed beyond the Niger basin. ... More


Youth Perspectives

Barry Goldson

in Reinventing the City?: Liverpool in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237976
eISBN:
9781846313912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237976.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter evaluates the extent, nature and consequences of poverty in relation to young people in urban settings. It focuses on two concentrated poverty areas in Liverpool — Dingle and Speke. The ... More


Elders' Perspectives

John Lansley

in Reinventing the City?: Liverpool in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237976
eISBN:
9781846313912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237976.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the lives of older people in two communities in Liverpool — Dingle and Spike. It discusses the elders' perspectives on three areas of life: neighbours and the neighbourhood, ... More


Images of the City

David Hall

in Reinventing the City?: Liverpool in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237976
eISBN:
9781846313912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237976.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the representation of the city in images. It describes modernity as a unique identifying characteristic of the city. The chapter also analyses focus group studies of attitudes ... More


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