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Parnell, Pope, and Pastoral

Christine Gerrard

in Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182887
eISBN:
9780191673900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182887.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

Roger Lonsdale’s two Oxford anthologies have taught us to expect the unexpected from 18th-century poetry. Amid the women poets, farm labourers, Dissenters, and other previously marginalized writers ... More


Past, present, and future in the Gothic graveyard

Serena Trowbridge

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the development of a Gothic aesthetic of mortality in Graveyard poetry that in turn provided a significant influence for later Gothic novels. In its reflective, psychologically ... More


The 1947 Hearings of the Committee on Un-American Activities

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As part of Congress’s Cold War strategy, members of the House Committee on Un-American Activities launched a full-scale investigation of Communist infiltration of the motion picture industry. ... More


The Case against Congress

Donald A. Ritchie

in The Columnist: Leaks, Lies, and Libel in Drew Pearson's Washington

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190067588
eISBN:
9780190067618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067588.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Favorable mention in the “Washington Merry-Go-Round” could boost congressional careers, while exposés undermined them. Believing that those who wrote the laws should abide by them, Pearson taunted ... More


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