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Devotional Reading and Popular Poetry in Good Words

Caley Ehnes

in Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474418348
eISBN:
9781474459655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418348.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Focusing on Good Words as a representative example of the religious literary periodical, this chapter argues that the debut of Good Words in 1860 marks the rise of a different kind of religious ... More


Devotional Poetry

Hugh Gaston Hall

in Richelieu's Desmarets and the Century of Louis XIV

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151579
eISBN:
9780191672743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151579.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Religious experience was such an important part of life in Jean Desmarets's time that it is somewhat arbitrary to separate his devotional poetry from his other verse. Following the death of Cardinal ... More


Christina Rossetti: The Sound of the Sea

Peter Mcdonald

in Sound Intentions: The Workings of Rhyme in Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661190
eISBN:
9780191749049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661190.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter looks at repetition in Rossetti's lyric structures, giving some examples and analysis. It then examines lyric self-awareness and reiteration of the word ‘self’. It describes ‘By the Sea’ ... More


Devotional Poetry at the End of the Middle Ages in Iceland

Martin Chase

in Eddic, Skaldic, and Beyond: Poetic Variety in Medieval Iceland and Norway

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257812
eISBN:
9780823261598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257812.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Martin Chase draws attention to the extensive body of Icelandic devotional poetry from the period preceding and immediately following the Reformation (officially 1550 in Iceland). This body of ... More


Ritual and Performance in The Pisan Cantos and H.D.’s Trilogy

Giuliana Ferreccio

in Cross-Cultural Ezra Pound

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979800
eISBN:
9781800852525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979800.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Ferreccio applies to both Pound’s The Pisan Cantos (1948) and H,D,’s Trilogy (1944-46) Jonathan Culler’s deconstructive concept of the lyric poem which (as Ferreccio defines it) “highlights the ... More


Happy objects and earthly pleasure in Thomas Traherne’s devotional poetry

Leila Watkins

in Positive Emotions in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526137135
eISBN:
9781526166708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526137142.00017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In ‘Happy objects and earthly pleasure in Thomas Traherne’s devotional poetry’, Leila Watkins explores pleasure in Thomas Traherne’s late seventeenth-century devotional poetry, which display a near ... More


Introduction: The Johannine Renaissance

Paul Cefalu

in The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The introductory chapter argues that, during the early modern period in England, the Fourth Gospel and First Epistle of Saint John the Evangelist were as influential as Pauline theology and, in many ... More


Why Print Poetry?

Simon Park

in Poets, Patronage, and Print in Sixteenth-Century Portugal: From Paper to Gold

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192896384
eISBN:
9780191918834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896384.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The 1590s saw what has come to be known as the ‘lyric’ poetry of many of the writers in this book printed for the first time. This chapter investigates the rush of activity in Lisbon’s print houses ... More


Way and Byway: Taoism, Local Religion, and Models of Divinity in Sung and Modern China

Robert Hymes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520207585
eISBN:
9780520935136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520207585.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Using a combination of newly mined Sung sources and modern ethnography, this book addresses questions that have perplexed China scholars in recent years. Were Chinese gods celestial officials, ... More


Angel Bodies to Whig Souls: Blank Verse after Blenheim

Dustin D. Stewart

in Milton in the Long Restoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter surveys revisionist appropriations of Paradise Lost developed by Whig poets and theorists in the wake of the Battle of Blenheim (1704). Resisting the scholarly tendency to draw a great ... More


On Erotic Accountability

Melissa E. Sanchez

in Queer Faith: Reading Promiscuity and Race in the Secular Love Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871872
eISBN:
9781479834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871872.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on lyrics written from the point of view of the unfaithful lover. Theological concepts of charity, forgiveness, and confession can inform secular discussions of erotic ... More


The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Paul Cefalu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology argues that the Fourth Gospel and First Epistle of Saint John the Evangelist were so influential during the early modern ... More


Mary Sidney Herbert

Gillian Wright

in The Oxford History of Poetry in English: Volume 4. Sixteenth-Century British Poetry

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780198830696
eISBN:
9780191954573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830696.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, is widely recognised as one of the most skilled poets and translators in early modern England. Contextual factors (including her generic preference for ... More


Afterword: The Johannine Enchantment of the World

Paul Cefalu

in The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Afterword reviews the ways in which the features of Johannine devotion described throughout the book help to legitimate the revisionist argument that Reformed theology did not contribute to a ... More


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