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The Reading of an Ever-Changing Tale’: Keats (1)

Michael O'Neill

in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122852
eISBN:
9780191671579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122852.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter explores poetry's concern with its status as poetry and with the status of poetry more generally. It argues that Keats's relevance to us resides, to a considerable degree, in the way his ... More


Last Years: The Castle of Indolence and Coriolanus, 1746–1748

James Sambrook

in James Thomson 1700–1748: A Life

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117889
eISBN:
9780191671104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117889.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the last two works of Thomson, The Castle of Indolence and Coriolanus. A description of the last few years of Thomson's life, as well as several analyses of his works are also ... More


Louisville 1819

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

A description of Louisville emerging from its frontier period. An account of the important John Keats letters to America, many of which have helped future scholars understand the meaning of his ... More


Andante Vivace

Gordon C. F. Bearn

in Life Drawing: A Deleuzean Aesthetics of Existence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244805
eISBN:
9780823250714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244805.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Milan Kundera’s 1995 novel Slowness offers a defense of moving slowly yet moves very fast. It does not turn back from double negation to an original Yes, and speed is its central puzzle or paradox. ... More


Third Diary

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In this diary, the author reflects on the people and the landscape of Lima, as well as the indolence, the selfishness, the abuse, and the pain that seems to have taken over every space at every ... More


The Crime of Freedom

Adam Malka

in Men of Mobtown: Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636290
eISBN:
9781469636313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636290.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Slavery in Maryland died during the 1860s, but for all of their promise the changes also brought heartbreak. As Chapter 7 shows, black men’s acquisition of a fuller bundle of property rights and ... More


Jacksonian Columbia

John L. Brooke

in Columbia Rising: Civil Life on the Upper Hudson from the Revolution to the Age of Jackson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833230
eISBN:
9781469600949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833230.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the decades separating the War of 1812 and the Civil War, during which the county of Columbia became something of a backwater. Returning from the west in 1847, one expatriate ... More


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