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Introduction

William Oddie

in Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of GKC, 1874-1908

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582013
eISBN:
9780191702303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582013.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This introductory chapter begins with a brief review of Chesterton's works including Orthodoxy, The Man who was Thursday, and The Wild Knight. It considers the roots of Chesterton's views on ... More


Wordsworth at Full-length: George Eliot

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

George Eliot's relationship with William Wordsworth was always ardent and strong. By her twentieth birthday in 1839 she had read at least half of his poems and the associated prose and throughout the ... More


Life and Contexts

Lee Spinks

in James Joyce A Critical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638352
eISBN:
9780748671632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638352.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter offers a brief account of James Joyce's life and literary career. The narrative of Joyce's life is punctuated by subsections dealing with issues such as the historical and political ... More


Jabotinsky as Playwright: New Texts, New Subtexts

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter presents an analysis of one of the least studied parts of Jabotinsky's massive ocuvre, namely, the three plays he wrote in Russian in the early years of his literary career. This ... More


Toward a Provincializing Literary Production

in On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the provincialization of literary production in Japan in the context of Miyazawa Kenji's children's book The Restaurant of Many Orders. It explains that many of Miyazawa's ... More


What Do Poets Want to Write?

Simon Park

in Poets, Patronage, and Print in Sixteenth-Century Portugal: From Paper to Gold

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192896384
eISBN:
9780191918834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896384.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the careers of sixteenth-century Portuguese poets as articulated by themselves and their contemporaries. It draws on scholarly work in the developing field of career criticism ... More


Corpus (Vulnerability)

Andrew Piper

in Enumerations: Data and Literary Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226568614
eISBN:
9780226568898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226568898.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The “corpus” (or body of work, since Cicero) of an author is meant to be organic, integral--well connected--but also distinct and whole; it marks limits; it is the material complement to the author’s ... More


Daniel, Drayton, Chapman

Katharine Cleland

in The Oxford History of Poetry in English: Volume 4. Sixteenth-Century British Poetry

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780198830696
eISBN:
9780191954573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830696.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the literary careers of the sixteenth-century English poets, Samuel Daniel, Michael Drayton, and George Chapman. In particular, the chapter demonstrates how they vie with one ... More


Taking Manhattan

Wayne Franklin

in James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108057
eISBN:
9780300135008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108057.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines James Fenimore Cooper's literary career in New York City. It discusses his founding of the Bread and Cheese Club, or the “Lunch,” an all-male soiree of expansive membership, in ... More


Minor Epic

Daniel Moss

in The Oxford History of Poetry in English: Volume 4. Sixteenth-Century British Poetry

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780198830696
eISBN:
9780191954573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830696.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Traditional accounts of the minor epic have emphasised alternately their emanation from the rhetorical training of the Elizabethan schoolroom and their erotic experimentalism, but the wide ... More


‘The Republic of Letters’: Frederick Douglass, Ireland and the Irish Narratives

in Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310782
eISBN:
9781846313141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313141.002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates the Irish editions of Frederick Douglass's first autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself, published in 1845. The ... More


Hierophants: C. Day-Lewis and Graham Greene

Stefan Collini

in Common Writing: Essays on Literary Culture and Public Debate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758969
eISBN:
9780191818776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758969.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the life and work of two writers who came to prominence in the 1930s and enjoyed high standing over the next two decades. Day-Lewis embodied some of the traditional role of the ... More


Conclusion (Implications)

Andrew Piper

in Enumerations: Data and Literary Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226568614
eISBN:
9780226568898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226568898.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

To be implicated can also mean--more literally--to be folded into something. This book discusses how we can become more implicated in our observations about literature past and present. Modeling in ... More


Mother Love

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the meeting of George Sand and the then young Polish composer Frederic Chopin. With the looming threat of the Russian occupation, Chopin fled Poland and arrived in Paris in ... More


To Speak in Print (1551)

Matthew Woodcock

in Thomas Churchyard: Pen, Sword, and Ego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199684304
eISBN:
9780191764974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684304.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses Churchyard’s first publication, the contentious broadside poem Davy Dycars Dreame, which appeared in the summer of 1551. It proposes that this poem and the contention it ... More


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