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Anatomy of a Style: Enallage and the New Sublime

Gian Biagio Conte and S. J. Harrison

in The Poetry of Pathos: Studies in Virgilian Epic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287017
eISBN:
9780191713262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287017.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the anatomy of a style, showing how the phenomenon of enallage was noted in the ancient commentators and associated with Virgil's supposed cacozelia, ‘lack of taste,’ but ... More


The Meeting of Stylistics and Textual Criticism

Gian Biagio Conte and S. J. Harrison

in The Poetry of Pathos: Studies in Virgilian Epic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287017
eISBN:
9780191713262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287017.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the meeting of stylistics and textual criticism. It shows how even the most small-scale linguistic phenomena exemplify large and significant literary ideas. The division of the ... More


Balzac: Enallages and Twists

Lawrence R. Schehr

in Subversions of Verisimilitude: Reading Narrative from Balzac to Sartre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231355
eISBN:
9780823241095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231355.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The two-lesser known works by Balzac, as well as the now famous “Sarrasine” all part of his Comédie humaine, are examined as what appears at first to be a simple rhetorical device, the enallage of ... More


The Figure of Exchange: Gender Exchange in Shakespeare’s Sonnet 20 and Jonson’s Epicene

Jenny C. Mann

in Outlaw Rhetoric: Figuring Vernacular Eloquence in Shakespeare's England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449659
eISBN:
9780801464102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449659.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines how English texts shape characters and plots according to disorderly figures by focusing on William Shakespeare's Sonnet 20 and Ben Jonson's Epicene. More specifically, it ... More


Forms and effects: Metonymy in poetic action

Sebastian Matzner

in Rethinking Metonymy: Literary Theory and Poetic Practice from Pindar to Jakobson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198724278
eISBN:
9780191827495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724278.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter contains a detailed discussion of the major categories of metonymy as established on the basis of metonymic occurrences in Greek tragedy and lyric poetry. By analysing examples for each ... More


Early Modern Tenses for the Dead

Neil Kenny

in Death and Tenses: Posthumous Presence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198754039
eISBN:
9780191815782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754039.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Selection of tense-forms sometimes went beyond the confines of strict grammatical correctness for the sake of expressive communication: temporum enallagē (substitution of an expected tense for ... More


The Eucharist

Neil Kenny

in Death and Tenses: Posthumous Presence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198754039
eISBN:
9780191815782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754039.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This section examines the fierce Reformation debates about the meaning of the present-tense est in the phrase uttered by the priest or pastor during the celebration of the sacrament of the Eucharist: ... More


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