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Shakespeare and South Africa

David Johnson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183150
eISBN:
9780191673955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183150.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book is a study of the teaching and criticism of William Shakespeare in South Africa from the early nineteenth century to the present day, covering a number of key historical moments in the ... More


Bonjour Paresse: Literary Waste and Recycling in Book 4 of Gower’s Confessio Amantis: Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture

James Simpson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the durable hostility to idleness, particularly idle reading. It presents a claim that late medieval, pre-Reformation textual practice is not driven by a need to define and ... More


Conclusion: Education’s Impact

Nicholas Harrison

in Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Conclusion explores the sense in which the experiences of colonial students, though highly unusual in some ways, may be exemplary or instructive in relation to certain questions in and around ... More


The Grammarian's Spoils: De Doctrina Christiana and the Contexts of Literary Education

Catherine M. Chin

in Augustine and the Disciplines: From Cassiciacum to Confessions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230044
eISBN:
9780191696381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230044.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter places the De Doctrina Christiana in the context of grammatical education. The difficulty in assimilating this work to any single ancient model may be a sign of its special relationship ... More


Writers’ and Readers’ Traditions

Peter Mack

in Reading Old Books: Writing with Traditions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194004
eISBN:
9780691195353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194004.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This concluding chapter reflects on the various ways in which authors have used their reading of previous writers. The examples discussed in the previous chapters show both that great original work ... More


Lessons from Said

Nicholas Harrison

in Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941763
eISBN:
9781789629965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941763.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

One purpose of this chapter is to place the book’s core Algerian material in a wider intellectual context, inviting readers to pursue comparisons with their own experiences of teaching/criticism, or ... More


Against Periodization

Eric Hayot

in On Literary Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926695
eISBN:
9780199980499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926695.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses how the entire system of literary education, from the first-year undergraduate survey to the forms of judgment governing publication, promotion, and tenure, reifies the period ... More


The Readings

Gene H. Bell-Villada

in García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada.12
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

As a popular and revered author, García Márquez has been ironically silent in terms of literary criticism. This chapter traces his literary foundations and how he came upon enriching his literary ... More


Diamante Medaglia Faini

in The Contest for Knowledge: Debates over Women's Learning in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226010540
eISBN:
9780226010564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010564.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an oratory made by Diamante Medaglia Faini before Unanimi of Salò to champion women's education. Implicitly rejecting the example of her own intellectual trajectory in her ... More


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