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Edwardian Poetry

Kenneth Millard

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The poets writing in the first years of the 20th century have commonly been discussed in isolation. This book considers together seven poets — Henry Newbolt, John Masefield, Thomas Hardy, Edward ... More


‘Books Lately Printed’ Gangraena and the World of Print

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter describes the production of Gangraena: its printing, licensing, and distribution. It looks at how Edwards used pamphlets as sources and at the printed debate his books provoked, ... More


‘Like a Universal Leprosie Overspread this Whole Kingdom’ City and Provinces in Gangraena

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter demonstrates how Edwards’s place as a lecturer in Christ Church, in the heart of revolutionary London, enabled him to produce Gangraena. His links with London Presbyterian clergy, with ... More


Edwards, Gangraena, and Presbyterian Mobilization

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter stresses the importance of Edwards’s Gangraena in the mobilization of zealous Presbyterian campaigns against Parliament’s proposals for church government in 1646-7. It looks especially ... More


Gangraena as Heresiography

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter analyses the structure and methods of Gangraena in relation to the models of anti-heretical writing in the early church and during the Reformation. It compares Edwards’s book to other ... More


Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Ann Hughes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book is a study of Thomas Edwards’s Gangraena, an intemperate, comprehensive attack on religious radicalism and religious toleration, published in three parts in 1646. It explores the place of ... More


Conclusions

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter covers Edwards’s death in Amsterdam in 1648 and explores the impact of Gangraena on later parliamentarian divisions. It looks at the changing readings of Gangraena from the mid 17th ... More


Edward Thomas and Modern Poetry

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter does not repudiate the link between Edward Thomas and the Georgians, but argues that it is possible to see Thomas in terms of a pre-war line of modern poetry, distinct from the radical ... More


In Pursuit of Spring: Edward Thomas and Charlotte Mew

Tim Kendall

in Modern English War Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the war poetry of Edward Thomas and Charlotte Mew. Although there is no evidence that Thomas and Mew ever met, or that they read each other's work, they converge towards the ... More


Cloistered Virtue: Nun Appleton Priory and Presbyterianism in Marvell’s Upon Appleton House (1651)

Stewart Mottram

in Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198836384
eISBN:
9780191873638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836384.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on Marvell’s Upon Appleton House (c.1651) and explores how Marvell uses the ruins of Nun Appleton Priory in this poem to meditate on the ruination of state-run religion during ... More


Epistolary Psychotherapy: The Letters of Edward Thomas and Philip Larkin

Edna Longley

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter takes a psychological approach to the letters of Edward Thomas and Philip Larkin; and to the relation between their letters and their poems. The main focus is on Thomas’s correspondence ... More


Literature and Ambiguity

Richard Gaskin

in Language, Truth, and Literature: A Defence of Literary Humanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657902
eISBN:
9780191756337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657902.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language

In this chapter, by way of moving from the topic of receptionism to that of deconstruction, syntactic and semantic ambiguity are discussed. Some of Empson’s attempts to diagnose ambiguity in ... More


The Rubble of Episcopacy: Parliament, Religious Mobilization, and the “Generall Liberty” of the Press, 1641

David R. Como

in Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199541911
eISBN:
9780191779107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541911.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the politics of the Long Parliament in 1641, focusing on how efforts in parliament to remodel the church interacted with external pressure campaigns and informal propaganda ... More


Fast Start 1864–1889

Robert McCaughey

in A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166881
eISBN:
9780231537520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166881.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes developments in the Columbia College School of Mines during the period 1864–1889. It first considers two people who deserve credit for founding the School of Mines: Thomas ... More


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