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The Renaissance among the Historians Roscoe and Sismondi

J. B. BULLEN

in The Myth of the Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128885
eISBN:
9780191671722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128885.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Two works are remarkable for their passionate, partial, and enormously influential interpretation of Italian history. The first was William Roscoe’s Life of Lorenzo de Medici (1796), and the second ... More


Revolutionary Joy: De Quincey's Discovery of Lyrical Ballads

in Revisionary Gleam: De Quincey, Coleridge and the High Romantic Argument

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237945
eISBN:
9781846313936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237945.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter uncovers some of the likely contexts in which Thomas De Quincey encountered Lyrical Ballads, and suggests a more politicized view of his childhood reading and imagination than has ... More


Canto 5

Caterina Ricciardi

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Conceived in 1915 when Pound was reading Herodotus and William Roscoe’s Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth, Canto 5 was published in 1921. This plunge into historiography would strongly impinge on ... More


Unitarians and Presbyterians

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Unitarianism and Presbyterian Dissent had a complex relationship in the nineteenth century. Neither English Unitarians nor their Presbyterian cousins grew much if at all in the nineteenth century, ... More


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