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Wordsworth and the Druids: Warton Lecture on English Poetry

MATTHEW CAMPBELL

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264584
eISBN:
9780191734069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about English poet William Wordsworth and the druids delivered by the author at the 2008 Warton Lecture on English Poetry held at the British Academy. It ... More


‘We keep the bread and wine for show’1—Consistent Irony and Reluctant Faith in the Poetry of Dannie Abse: WARTON LECTURE ON ENGLISH POETRY

TONY CURTIS

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about the consistent irony and reluctant faith in the poetry of Dannie Abse delivered by the author at the 2007 Warton Lecture on English Poetry held at ... More


The Britishness of the Present at Stowe

James Noggle

in The Temporality of Taste in Eighteenth-Century British Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642434
eISBN:
9780191738579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642434.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The landscape garden was considered a uniquely English, uniquely modern art form—a uniqueness derived in part from the intensity of immediate tasteful experience that places like Stowe elicited. The ... More


Johnson and the Warton Brothers

David Fairer

in Samuel Johnson: The Arc of the Pendulum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654345
eISBN:
9780191745003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654345.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The story of Johnson's relations with the ‘learned brothers’, Joseph and Thomas Warton, has been told as one of intimate friendship, followed by growing strains, and final rupture. But rather than ... More


Critical Jonson

Tom Lockwood

in Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280780
eISBN:
9780191712890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280780.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the way in which anthologies, biographies, and critical accounts of Jonson and his work, set in the context of contemporary developments in the theory and practice of literary ... More


William Collins and the Idea of Liberty

Paul Williamson

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/9780198182887.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

William Collins’s odes divide neatly into the two kinds of lyric, sublime and beautiful, Greater and Lesser, distinguished by neo-classical critics, and his repeated use of the progress structure ... More


Organic Constitutions: History

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/9780199296163.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter characterizes an 18th-century ‘organic history’, which is diachronic, and thus in contrast with idealist or deconstructive concepts of history. The latter are synchronic moments of ... 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


Toward a Renaissance Culture of Medieval Artifacts

Kurt A. Schreyer

in Shakespeare's Medieval Craft: Remnants of the Mysteries on the London Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452901
eISBN:
9780801455100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452901.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines William Shakespeare's authorship, and Renaissance authorship more generally, by focusing on medieval artifacts. It first considers Thomas Warton's views on medieval objects, ... More


Literary History and the Man Who Loved Too Much

Deidre Shauna Lynch

in Loving Literature: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226183701
eISBN:
9780226183848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226183848.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter centers on the bookishness of Thomas Warton, pioneering author of the first narrative History of English Poetry. It moves from Warton’s intellectual engagement with medieval romance--a ... More


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