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Coleridge, Wordsworth and the Language of Allusion

Lucy Newlyn

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242597
eISBN:
9780191697142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In this study of two creative minds, this book offers a new version of the Coleridge–Wordsworth interaction during its most crucial years: 1797–1807. Rejecting all those accounts (including the ... More


Rewriting Literary History in Orlando

Jane de Gay

in Virginia Woolf's Novels and the Literary Past

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623495
eISBN:
9780748651849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623495.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter is concerned with Woolf's Orlando, which can be viewed as a cheerful comic piece, and as critiquing the assumptions of patriarchal literary history, as well as developing feminist ... More


Introduction

Sarah Annes Brown

in A familiar compound ghost: Allusion and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085154
eISBN:
9781781704684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085154.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter, which introduces the concept of the literary allusion, by first citing examples from Northern Lights and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, holds that allusion and the uncanny are ... More


Virginia Woolf's Novels and the Literary Past

Jane de Gay

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623495
eISBN:
9780748651849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623495.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores Virginia Woolf's preoccupation with the literary past and its profound impact on the content and structure of her novels. It analyses Woolf's reading and writing practices via her ... More


Underground Palaces and Castles in the Air: The Realms and Ruins of the Arabian Nights

Melissa Dickson

in Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2 explores the use of the Arabian Nights as a familiar cultural narrative through which the burgeoning practices of archaeology, geology, geography and ethnography might be communicated. In ... More


‘Something a little nearer home’: The Intersection of Art and Politics

in Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310324
eISBN:
9781846314148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310324.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the strategies employed by Northern Irish poets who offer what Neil Corcoran has called ‘situatings, enquiries into symptoms and origins, trajectories of malaise’, and briefly ... More


Deleuze Reads Proust

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

in Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Gilles Deleuze's reading of the works of Marcel Proust. It explains that in the concordance of literary allusions in Deleuze's works, the Proust entry is the longest, and that ... More


The Laws of Hammurabi as a Royal Inscription

Pamela Barmash

in The Laws of Hammurabi: At the Confluence of Royal and Scribal Traditions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197525401
eISBN:
9780197525432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525401.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter addresses the rich treasury of rhetorical devices the Laws of Hammurabi uses to present its message. It is structured in the form of a royal inscription, but it is not an ordinary ... More


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