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‘An aching pulse of melodies’: Dante Gabriel Rossetti's poetic magnetism

Catherine Maxwell

in Second Sight: The Visionary Imagination in Late Victorian Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071447
eISBN:
9781781701096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071447.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins with an analysis of Rossetti's conformation in his last years to a type familiar from Bearing Blindness: that of the hypersensitive, stricken or wounded male poet, and its ... More


The New Alexandrian Library

Susan A. Stephens

in Classics and National Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199212989
eISBN:
9780191594205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212989.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Alexandrian library has come to occupy a special place in the Western imagination as the first systematic attempt to collect and preserve human knowledge. That library disappeared or was ... More


Siddal, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the duality of love

Anne Woolley

in The poems of Elizabeth Siddal in context

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526143846
eISBN:
9781526161116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143853.00007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter begins with an examination of the Siddal drawing Pippa Passes before looking at the depiction of prostitution in Victorian art and poetry. The same dualism between earthly and spiritual ... More


Libraries in Ancient Egypt, c.1600–800 BCE

Fredrik Hagen

in Libraries before Alexandria: Ancient Near Eastern Traditions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199655359
eISBN:
9780191841347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655359.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter surveys the evidence for ancient Egyptian libraries during the period 1600–800 BCE. It looks at both private and institutional libraries, defined as collections of papyri with literary ... More


Libraries from Late Period and Graeco-Roman Egypt, c.800 BCE–250 CE

Ryholt Kim

in Libraries before Alexandria: Ancient Near Eastern Traditions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199655359
eISBN:
9780191841347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655359.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is a survey of collections of literary texts from Late Period and Graeco-Roman Egypt, c.750 BCE–250 CE, effectively the last millennium of the ancient Egyptian culture. Examples of ... More


The Music of 1902–1908

Eric Saylor

in Vaughan Williams

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780190918569
eISBN:
9780190918590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918569.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Vaughan Williams’s creative efforts were enriched, directly and tangentially, by his engagement with musical styles, traditions, and performance practices beyond the academic curriculum and ... More


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