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Coleridge's Later Poetry

Morton D. Paley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186854
eISBN:
9780191674570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186854.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The poems that Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote after his golden period are seldom studied or anthologised. Yet among the poems written after his most famous works are of quality and interest, ... More


Epitaphs

Morton D. Paley

in Coleridge's Later Poetry

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186854
eISBN:
9780191674570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186854.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The last important poem to be written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge was printed under the simple tide of ‘Epitaph’ as the final poem in the Poetical Works of 1834. It is the culmination of a lifelong ... More


Centred Form and the Poetry of Praise

A. W. Johnson

in Ben Jonson: Poetry and Architecture

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117599
eISBN:
9780191671005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117599.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Ackerman's analysis of the characteristic features of Palladio's style offers us, in passing, a succinct summation of the structural principles identified in Jonson's critical theory. This chapter ... More


Roman Military Units in Olbia

V. M. ZUBAR

in Classical Olbia and the Scythian World: From the Sixth Century BC to the Second Century AD

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264041
eISBN:
9780191734311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264041.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Around the middle of the first century, Olbia was under siege from the Getae. It was either destroyed or abandoned shortly before its destruction. It was only inhabited at the turn of the first ... More


Aeschylus' epitaph

Alan H. Sommerstein

in The Tangled Ways of Zeus: And Other Studies In and Around Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199568314
eISBN:
9780191723018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568314.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that the epitaph on Aeschylus cited by his ancient biographer and others — which commemorates him as one who fought bravely at Marathon without mentioning his poetry — while ... More


Greece and Rome

John Casey

in After Lives: A Guide to Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195092950
eISBN:
9780199869732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092950.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In ancient Greece a new idea of immortality emerges—hope, not for personal survival, but fame and eternal memory. This becomes an official doctrine of both Greece and Rome, but one might doubt how ... More


The Estate of the Dead: The Afterlife in the Protestant Imagination

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines how the afterlife was reconceived in the Protestant religious imagination of the post-Reformation decades, suggesting that images of hell were easier to conjure than those of ... More


Remembering the Dead: Commemoration and Memory in Protestant Culture

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Disputing the contention that the Reformation led to a loss of interest in memorialising the dead, this chapter analyses the rich and varied commemorative culture of post-Reformation England. It ... More


Greek, Roman, and Jewish Succor for the Dead

Jeffrey A. Trumbower

in Rescue for the Dead: The Posthumous Salvation of Non-Christians in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140996
eISBN:
9780199834747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140990.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter one sets up the cultural context for the study of early Christian texts by examining traditions in which the living helped the dead in Greek religion, Roman religion, and ancient Judaism. The ... More


‘Wyatt Resteth Here’: Henry Howard and the Invention of Resistance

Greg Walker

in Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on Henry Howard, the poet Earl of Surrey, his refashioning of Wyatt’s reputation and legacy after his death, and his own representation of himself as the heir to Wyatt’s poetic ... More


Abercius of Hierapolis: Christianization and Social Memory in Late Antique Asia Minor

Peter Thonemann

in Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199572069
eISBN:
9780191738739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572069.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The verse epitaph of the second-century bishop Abercius of Hierapolis, ‘the queen of Christian inscriptions’, is one of the best known and most thoroughly studied of all early Christian texts. Less ... More


He Sings the Body Electrum: Re-membering Elizabeth Drury

H. L. Meakin

in John Donne's Articulations of the Feminine

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184553
eISBN:
9780191674297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184553.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the epitaph, elegy, and the poem Anniversaries, An Anatomy of the World written by John Donne on the occasion of Elizabeth Drury's death. It suggests that these works map out ... More


Gravestones, Obituaries, Epitaphs

Karen Chase

in The Victorians and Old Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564361
eISBN:
9780191722592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564361.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the way old age is given form after death. By the end of the century it became more common to associate death with old age since mortality among the young had been greatly ... More


The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

James Doelman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While among the most common of Renaissance genres, the epigram has been largely neglected by scholars and critics: James Doelman’s The Epigram in England: 1590-1640 is the first major study on the ... More


Burial and Commemoration

Ralph Houlbrooke

in Death, Religion, and the Family in England, 1480–1750

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208761
eISBN:
9780191678134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208761.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses burials and commemoration of the dead between the 15th and 18th centuries. It was a Christian duty to bury the bodies of the dead. ... More


Performance and Occasion

Andrew Ford

in Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199733293
eISBN:
9780199918539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733293.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This Chapter compares another pair of representations of Hermias, two epigrams in elegiacs. An epigram Aristotle is said to have composed for a memorial at Delphi is read against the mocking response ... More


Family and Kinship in Roman Africa

Mireille Corbier

in The Roman Family in the Empire: Rome, Italy, and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268412
eISBN:
9780191708589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268412.003.09
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In extricating possible Roman influence on family structure and practice from among the varied cultural influences (indigenous, Hellenized Greek, Punic, Roman, and eventually Christian) which shaped ... More


Three Ways of Describing a Crusader-Poet: Adjacency, Genre-Existence, and Performative Reconfigurations

Marisa Galvez

in The Subject of Crusade: Lyric, Romance, and Materials, 1150 to 1500

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226693217
eISBN:
9780226693491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693491.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

A study of various manuscripts permits us to track the movement of the idiom from lyric phenomenon to material archive. The chapter first illustrates descriptive historical poetics with two objects ... More


Imposing Identity: Death Markers to ‘English’ People in Barbados, 1627–1838

Nicholas J. Evans

in Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474473781
eISBN:
9781474491273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474473781.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The headstones and epitaphs marking the death of English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish settlers on the Caribbean island of Barbados provide one of the earliest and most complete examples of British ... More


Documents in Stone: Records of Lives and Deaths of Scots Abroad and in Scotland

John M. MacKenzie

in Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474473781
eISBN:
9781474491273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474473781.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

It is a striking fact that imperial peoples seem to have a powerful desire to commemorate the dead as grandly as possible. This was certainly true of the British Empire as some grandly overblown ... More


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