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Proust and the Lives of the Artists

Ann Jefferson

in Biography and the Question of Literature in France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199270842
eISBN:
9780191710292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270842.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The concerns of the ‘new’ biography of the 1920s make it possible to regard Proust's novel as sharing many of its strategies and preoccupations. La Recherche is often viewed as a form of fictional ... More


An I for an I: reading fictional autobiography 1

Tim Whitmarsh

in The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670567
eISBN:
9780191758188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670567.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter begins with Augustine of Hippo’s curious assumption, in The City of God, that in The Golden Ass the claim to have been transformed into a donkey was Apuleius’, rather than that of the ... More


The Science of the Sensible: From Sterne to Charlotte Brontë

Lorri G. Nandrea

in Misfit Forms: Paths Not Taken by the British Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263431
eISBN:
9780823266623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263431.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Focusing on close readings of Sterne's Sentimental Journey and Tristram Shandy and Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, this chapter further explores the textual and sexual dynamics of sensibility. In ... More


Subjectivities

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter continues to trace attention to emotions, begun in the context of Sentimentalism and further developed in the works of the pre-Romantic period. The discovery of the self-promoted active ... More


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