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Contemporary poetry and classics

Oliver Taplin

in Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263235
eISBN:
9780191734328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263235.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the here and now and the unselfconscious use of Greek and Latin writers by contemporary British and Irish poets. In 1973 an enterprising garland-maker collected together some ... More


“Hello Out There in TV Land”: Musical Agency in the Early Television Anthology Drama

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter examines the function of music as a veritable navigator through television “flow,” a term coined by Raymond Williams to describe the chain of texts (programs, commercials, station ... More


Doing Things with Books *

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The history of structuring and reading books is surveyed in the Greek 3rd century and the Latin 1st century BC. Many illustrations of papyri are given. Papyri are seen to show ways of reading that ... More


For All the World: Eclectic Epic 1870–1895

Herbert F. Tucker

in Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232987
eISBN:
9780191716447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232987.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Having rescued the epic muse from the usages of the novel, heroic myth declined towards the fin de siècle into a Victorian museum collectible. The characteristic form for epic after 1870 became the ... More


Shakespeare and the Anagram: Shakespeare Lecture

Christopher Ricks

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture attempts to make a good claim on behalf of anagrams as capable of being a true assistance to art. This claim asks what the lecture proffers to be something of an anthology. It recollects ... More


The State of Mishnah Studies

AMRAM TROPPER

in Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264744
eISBN:
9780191734663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264744.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the current state of research into mishnah, the first major work of rabbinic Judaism. It explains that the mishnah is primarily an edited anthology of brief and often elliptical ... More


Bumptious Reading and Priggish antanaclasis

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter moves on to the heart's reception of scripture in the well-known subgenre of ‘wreath’, ‘corona’, or ‘coronet’ verse. Here, the approved secular mode of reading selectively, pen in hand, ... More


The Empty House and Shofar

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

in The Legacy of German Jewry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses The Empty House and Shofar, works of German writer Karl Otten. The Empty House, published in 1959, is a prose anthology that included selections by Paul Adler, Ernst Blass, and ... More


On the Tsukubashū

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Tsukubashū, an anthology of various renga configurations, was compiled by Nijō Yoshimoto in 1356 and 1357, with the invaluable assistance of Gusai and his disciples. Modeled after the imperial ... More


Post-Shinkokinshū Waka

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Sasamegoto and Shinkei's other writings provide unequivocal evidence that the eighth imperial anthology, Shinkokinshū (1205), represents the apogee of waka history. Shinkei's valuation of ... 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


Commonplace Shakespeare

Neil Rhodes

in Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter takes one central aspect of the educational curriculum mentioned earlier — the commonplace method — showing first the creative uses to which Shakespeare puts this and how his own texts ... More


Manuscript Verse Collectors and the Politics of Anti-Courtly Love Poetry

Joshua Eckhardt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559503
eISBN:
9780191721397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559503.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book reappraises the work of early 17th-century collectors of English Renaissance poetry in manuscript. The verse miscellanies, or poetry anthologies, of these collectors have long attracted the ... More


Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

The Multigraph Collective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book delivers a reworking of the history of print through a unique effort in authorial collaboration. The book itself is not a typical monograph—rather, it is a “multigraph,” the collective work ... More


The Tricky Tales

Robin Rinehart

in Debating the Dasam Granth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755066
eISBN:
9780199895182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755066.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter introduces the most controversial portion of the Dasam Granth, Charitropakhian, a series of stories about deceitful women embedded within a frame story about a king who imprisons his ... More


Conclusion

Robin Rinehart

in Debating the Dasam Granth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755066
eISBN:
9780199895182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755066.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The concluding chapter explores how scholars have sought to categorize the different compositions within the Dasam Granth and argues that previous models are inadequate, proposing instead to read the ... More


Merging Print and Digital Literacies in the African American Literature Classroom

Tisha M. Brooks

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Tisha Brooks writes about a digital anthology assignment in her 200-level African American literature survey in which students act as “knowledge curators.” Brooks’s assignments use literary and ... More


Anthology-Making

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on poetry anthologies published in the 1950s and 1960s. Robert Conquest's 1956 Macmillan anthology New Lines was responsible for consolidating the arguments and personnel of the ... More


Customizing Authority: Anthologies and Epitomes

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An important part of the distribution of Augustine's works was the publication of patristic anthologies and epitomes. These works far outstripped the production of full-text editions, and often ... More


The Old Imperial Code

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/9780199572748.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter revises accepted accounts of the relationship between neoclassical and Romantic poetics. It shows how the original premises and categories of neoclassicism, codified in Arts of Poetry ... More


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