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Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Cornelia D. J. Pearsall

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores Tennyson’s representation of rapture, or being carried away, as a radical mechanism of transformation—theological, social, political, or personal—and as a figure for critical ... More


Introduction

Andrew Smith and Anna Barton

in Interventions: Rethinking the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995102
eISBN:
9781526128287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995102.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

The Introduction outlines two areas. First, it provides an overview of how the field of Victorian studies has developed in a global context over the past fifty years. This includes outlining the ... More


The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance

Kathleen Frederickson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262519
eISBN:
9780823266395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262519.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

It is paradoxical that instinct became a central term for late Victorian sexual sciences as they were elaborated in the medicalized spaces of confession and introspection, given that instinct had ... More


Introduction: Time’s question

Jo Briggs

in Novelty fair: British visual culture between Chartism and the Great Exhibition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089640
eISBN:
9781526109590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089640.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This section introduces the themes of the book using the satirical play, Novelty Fair, as a starting point. It explores methodologies for studying the interaction between high and low culture – a ... More


Introduction: Experiment and the Art of Writing

Philipp Erchinger

in Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The general introduction outlines the topic of the study, experimental knowledge-making in Victorian literature and science, and the practice-based method through which it will be explored. To this ... More


Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Matthew Ingleby and Matthew P. M. Kerr (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century examines the importance of the coastline in the nineteenth-century British imagination. The years between the naval blockade of 1775, which began the ... More


Teaching Curses, Teaching Nations: Abolition Time and the Recoils of Antislavery Poetics

Tricia Lootens

in The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170312
eISBN:
9781400883721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170312.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poem “A Curse for a Nation”—a response to the proslavery, imperialist national sentimentality of the American “Ostend Manifesto” of ... More


Conclusion

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

The conclusion restates the book’s thesis about the Victorian periodical’s capacity to register and mediate settler emigration and reviews its wider implications. It argues that the significant ... More


Introduction

Kate Nichols

in Greece and Rome at the Crystal Palace: Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199596461
eISBN:
9780191795770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596461.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction situates this book in the broader fields of classical reception studies, cultural history, art history, museum studies, and Victorian studies. It sets out methodological approaches ... More


Greek Epigram in Reception: J. A. Symonds, Oscar Wilde, and the Invention of Desire, 1805-1929

Gideon Nisbet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662494
eISBN:
9780191761355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662494.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book develops a case study of a single ancient Greek verse genre, epigram, in its modern reception from 1805 to 1929. Previously exclusive to an educated elite for whom it served time-honoured ... More


Liddell and Scott: The History, Methodology, and Languages of the World's Leading Lexicon of Ancient Greek

Christopher Stray, Michael Clarke, and Joshua T. Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198810803
eISBN:
9780191847912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810803.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Greek-English Lexicon of Liddell and Scott is one of the most famous dictionaries in the world, and for the past century-and-a-half has been a constant and indispensable presence in teaching, ... More


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