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Gifts Small and Great

Felicity Heal

in The Power of Gifts: Gift Exchange in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199542956
eISBN:
9780191780646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542956.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The chapter considers the most common forms of gifting in early modern culture. It begins with tokens, the small change of gift-exchange, which were taken as physical manifestations of the goodwill ... More


Little Excursions Outside the Avant-Garde: the Pageant, the Parade and the Dome

Koenraad Claes

in The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Publicity for the British Fin-de-Siècle avant-garde peaked around the middle of the 1890s with the appearance of the Yellow Book and the Savoy (see Chapter 4), but even afterwards its integrated ... More


Arranging Daily Gifts of Devotion: Frances Ridley Havergal’s Botanical Book Craft

Krista Lysack

in Chronometres: Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198836162
eISBN:
9780191882418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836162.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter begins by examining some of the ways that Victorian readers inscribed, marked, and altered devotional books. Some kept albums, scrapbooks, and commonplace books in order to pluck and ... More


Conclusion: What Next? Felicia Hemans and the Changing Meaning of Juvenile Writing

Laurie Langbauer

in The Juvenile Tradition: Young Writers and Prolepsis, 1750–1835

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198739203
eISBN:
9780191802348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739203.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Published as a teenager, Felicia Hemans (then Felicia Dorothea Browne) self-consciously fashioned a literary reputation in terms of youth throughout her career. Her shift in self-presentation exposes ... More


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