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The High Victorian Period

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The largest section in the book, containing 43 hymns, many of them from successive editions of the pre‐eminent Victorian hymn book, Hymns Ancient and Modern. They reflect the new interest in hymns in ... More


Archaism and Innovation

David Duff

in Romanticism and the Uses of Genre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572748
eISBN:
9780191721960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572748.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the relationship between genre and time, taking the neoclassical ‘Ancients and Moderns’ dispute as a starting point, and tracing the emergence of an historical and genealogical ... More


Hymns Ancient and Modern

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the success of Hymns Ancient and Modern; Church of England hymns, Hymns of triumph. Reviews the writing of John Ellerton, William Chatterton Dix, and William Walsham How. Also talks about ... More


Kant on the Formation of Taste

Márton Dornbach

in Receptive Spirit: German Idealism and the Dynamics of Cultural Transmission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268290
eISBN:
9780823272495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268290.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Contrary to the common assumption that Kant’s aesthetics is anchored in human nature, Kant views taste as an inherently historical faculty. Against the background of repercussions of the Quarrel ... More


Ancients, Moderns, and Others: Fontenelle and Temple

Robert Launay

in Savages, Romans, and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575254
eISBN:
9780226575421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575421.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

In 1687, the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns erupted in the French Academy when a poem was recited claiming that the achievements of France under Louis XIV exceeded those of the Ancients. ... More


Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches

Craig N. Cipolla and Katherine Howlett Hayes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060705
eISBN:
9780813050911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060705.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This book brings together archaeologists specializing in Old and New World colonialism—both ancient and modern—to explore the major issues that cross cut their respective areas of study. In ... More


Analytical Mechanics within the New Public Academy: First Steps, 1698–1700

J.B. Shank

in Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226509297
eISBN:
9780226509327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509327.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 8 continues the story of analytical mechanics, tracing the beginning of Varignon's first explicit, recorded work in this area in 1698, and its further development amidst the transformation of ... More


Re-imagining the Past: Antiquity and Modern Greek Culture

Dimitris Tziovas (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672752
eISBN:
9780191774324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672752.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Antiquity has often been perceived as the source of Greece’s modern achievements, as well as its frustrations, with the continuity between ancient and modern Greek culture and the legacy of classical ... More


Introduction: Rethinking Lessing’s from across the Humanities

Avi Lifschitz and Michael Squire

in Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon: Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the 'Limits' of Painting and Poetry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198802228
eISBN:
9780191840562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802228.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The volume’s introduction sketches the scope of Lessing’s Laocoon and reassess its legacy on the occasion of its 250th anniversary. It outlines Lessing’s arguments about the ‘limits’ (Grenzen) of ... More


Attacking the Enlightenment on Behalf of Socrates: “What Is Political Philosophy?”

Laurence Lampert

in The Enduring Importance of Leo Strauss

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226039480
eISBN:
9780226039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039510.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter deals with Strauss’s 1955 lectures “What is Political Philosophy?” It sets out Strauss’s understanding of the fundamental opposition between Athens and Jerusalem or between philosophy ... More


Translating Ovid

Helena Taylor

in The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198796770
eISBN:
9780191838002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796770.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the relationship between translations of Ovid’s poetry and arguments about literary taste. Its premise is that translations were part of wider cultural and literary movements; ... More


Karamzin’s Enlightened Conservatism

G. M. Hamburg

in Russia's Path Toward Enlightenment: Faith, Politics, and Reason, 1500-1801

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300113136
eISBN:
9780300224191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113136.003.0017
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin’s attempt to reconcile universal Enlightenment principles with political conservatism. Karamzin, the most talented and profound Russian ... More


Fielding: A Lifeworld of Books

Karin Kukkonen

in 4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction: How the Novel Found its Feet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190913045
eISBN:
9780190913076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913045.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter investigates how Sarah Fielding develops the kind of writing that leads readers to engage with the novel in a mode of reading that is both immersed and reflective. It traces this project ... More


Creating Values: Critics, Literary Criticism, and the Classics

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Many poets and dramatists, such as John Dryden and the Earl of Roscommon, included literary criticism, or a critique of literary values, as part of their publications. Criticism took the form of ... More


Margaret Cavendish: Nature and Originality

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

in Forms of Engagement: Women, Poetry and Culture 1640-1680

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676521
eISBN:
9780191755675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676521.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Margaret Cavendish's early works, including the philosophical poetry of Poems, and Fancies, and the esoteric essays of The Worlds Olio. As she starts her literary career, ... More


Lost Knowledge and the History of the Arts

Paola Bertucci

in Artisanal Enlightenment: Science and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300227413
eISBN:
9780300231625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300227413.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter situates the emergence of the projects on the “history of the arts” in the political and cultural contexts of the 1660s, particularly with respect to the memorandum on trade that Colbert ... More


The Beginnings of Analytical Mechanics, 1692–98

J.B. Shank

in Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226509297
eISBN:
9780226509327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509327.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After Part I (Chapters 2-3), which examined the wider social and institutional field of French mathematics in and around the Académie Royale des Sciences in the late seventeenth century, and Part II ... More


Neoclassical Poetics and the Rise of the Novel

Karin Kukkonen

in A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics: Neoclassicism and the Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190634766
eISBN:
9780190634780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634766.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter outlines the role of neoclassical poetics at the time in the eighteenth century when the novel emerged as a new genre. It demonstrates through William Congreve’s Incognita (1692) and ... More


Introduction

Helena Taylor

in The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198796770
eISBN:
9780191838002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796770.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The Introduction sets out the aims of the book: to examine the reception and uses of Ovid’s life in seventeenth-century France. It shows that such reception was directly related to readings of Ovid’s ... More


Introduction

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Introduction defines the perimeters and terminology of the book. In addition, it offers a brief overview of the role of moral didacticism in historiography from antiquity to the 21st century and ... More


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