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Authorial Voice and Narrative Management in Herodotus

Roger Brock

in Herodotus and his World: Essays from a Conference in Memory of George Forrest

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253746
eISBN:
9780191719745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253746.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Herodotus exhibits a distinctive authorial persona: stylistic features such as prospective sentences, anticipatory constructions, and ring-composition advance the narrative and mark its progress, ... More


Introduction: ‘The Ironicall Recreation of the Reader’

Katharine Wilson

in Fictions of Authorship in Late Elizabethan Narratives: Euphues in Arcadia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252534
eISBN:
9780191719226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252534.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the state of prose fiction in the period discussed in the book (1578–96). Particular attention is given to the idea of the authorial persona, and its ... More


Writing and Reading in the Margins: Iurii Fel'zen's Significant Absences

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines Iiuri Fel'zen's treatment of “the Jews” in his novels. It compares Isaak Babel's deceptively explicit engagement of “Jewish” subject matter with its cryptic treatment in Iurii ... More


Eating her words: The politics of commensality in Frances Burney’s fiction and letters

Sarah Moss

in Spilling the Beans: Eating, Cooking, Reading and Writing in British Women's Fiction, 1770-1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076510
eISBN:
9781781702710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076510.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter, which focuses on the politics of commensality that can be found in Frances Burney's letters and fiction, shows that commensality in Burney's fiction means the coming together around the ... More


Introduction

Leonora Neville

in Anna Komnene: The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498177
eISBN:
9780190498191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498177.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction provides an overview of the biography of Anna Komnene, including known details about her birth, betrothal, marriage, children, and death. It explains how Anna’s life is usually seen ... More


Hanging On to Place: The Self-Reflexive Depths of Kelly Cherry's Fiction

Casey Clabough

in Inhabiting Contemporary Southern and Appalachian Literature: Region and Place in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041735
eISBN:
9780813043944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041735.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Just as Cherry relates a meta-artistic understanding of Garrett's work that has only become evident after decades of development, Chappell accurately has recognized that the shadow work or implied ... More


Reverberate Troy: sounding The House of Fame in Troilus and Cressida

Helen Barr

in Transporting Chaucer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091490
eISBN:
9781781707319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091490.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter Six argues that Troilus and Cressida and The House of Fame share a distinctive soundscape that collapses the distance that normative literary history would put between them. Trojan laud ... More


Chaucer's hands

Helen Barr

in Transporting Chaucer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091490
eISBN:
9781781707319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091490.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 3 explores how hands in the written text of The Canterbury Tales reproduce the conflicted role of hands in medieval thought. When those hands come to be illustrated, they disrupt linear ... More


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