Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-12 of 12 items

  • Keywords: literary past x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction

Richard Terry

in Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Concentrating on the period between 1660 and 1781, this book tells how the English literary past was made. ‘Making the past’ indicates a range of scholarly or imaginative activities. Included in this ... 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


Authorial Dictionaries and the Cult of Fame

Richard Terry

in Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

In 1616, there occurs a notable event in the history of English publishing: the appearance of the monumental folio edition of The Workes of Benjamin Jonson. Its purpose was not to announce the ... More


Myths of Origin: The Canon of Pre-Chaucerian Poetry

Richard Terry

in Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Since long before the English Augustan era, it had been a commonplace that English literature began in the age of Geoffrey Chaucer, either through his offices or, more rarely, through those of his ... More


Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Richard Terry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Concentrating on the period 1660-1781, this book explores how the English literary past was made. It charts how antiquarians unearthed the raw materials of the English (or more widely) British ... More


Conclusion

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/9780748623495.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter summarises all the important points that were made in previous chapters, and shows that Woolf's novels were deeply informed by her various readings of earlier literature. It studies ... More


‘Literature’: The Morphology of a Concept

Richard Terry

in Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter deals with the provenance of literature as a concept, not so much with the literary past as with the past of ‘literature’. A book written about literary historiography between 1660 and ... More


Introduction

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/9780748623495.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter discusses Virginia Woolf, a widely celebrated innovative novelist and radical thinker, and also views her as a writer who was immersed with her literary past, which has had ... More


Bringing the Literary Past to Life in Between the Acts

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/9780748623495.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Between the Acts, one of Woolf's novels that was written during the Second World War. This novel summarises a form of English society that was about to disappear, and reflects ... More


{ Epilogue }: The Law of the Cosmopolis and Its Literary Past

Nan Goodman

in The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190642822
eISBN:
9780190642846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642822.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

In drawing on the law of nations, an early modern compilation of writings about war, peace, and the world, the Puritans used literature in the form of generically multifaceted and eclectic discourse ... More


Teaching in the UK

David Ellis

in Memoirs of a Leavisite: The Decline and Fall of Cambridge English

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318894
eISBN:
9781846318023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318894.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a description of Ellis's experiences as a teacher of literature at Kent and the way that changes in university organisation (devolved budgets, larger numbers), and in society as a whole (the ... More


Persuading Rachel: Woolf and Austen’s “little voyage of discovery”

Kathryn Simpson

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In The Voyage Out, Clarissa Dalloway gives Rachel a copy of Persuasion as a gift and this seems to be an unusual choice given the disparity between Rachel, on the cusp of sexual awakening, and Anne ... More


View: