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Impersonations of Laura in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-century Italy

Letizia Panizza

in Petrarch in Britain: Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264133
eISBN:
9780191734649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264133.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the impersonations of the character of Laura of Petrarch's Canzoniere in sixteenth and seventeenth century Italy. It analyses commentaries and the rewritings of Petrarch's ... More


Songs that Moved the World: Amy Woodforde-Finden’s Indian Love Lyrics

Nalini Ghuman

in Resonances of the Raj: India in the English Musical Imagination,1897-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199314898
eISBN:
9780199372959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314898.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter unpacks the socio-cultural world buried in Amy Woodforde-Finden’s ‘Kashmiri Song’ (1902), and its century-long cultural projections. The fervour it generated stemmed from delight in ... More


Medieval Lyric

Walter Cohen

in A History of European Literature: The West and the World from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198732679
eISBN:
9780191796951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732679.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Lyric poetry in the classical languages and various vernaculars is evident in the earliest medieval centuries, from the beginning of medieval literature. But an international style marked by shared ... More


Subjectivities

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter continues to trace attention to emotions, begun in the context of Sentimentalism and further developed in the works of the pre-Romantic period. The discovery of the self-promoted active ... More


‘A great theosophist rather than a great poet?’

Denis E. McAuley

in Ibn `Arabī’s Mystical Poetics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659548
eISBN:
9780191743375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659548.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Literature

This chapter gives an overview of Ibn `Arabī’s ideas, including the so-called oneness of being, cosmology, emanations, the perfect human, the seal of the saints, and the manifestation of God in ... More


Introduction

Thomas N. Corns

in Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128830
eISBN:
9780191671715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128830.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is a critical study not only of the tracts and pamphlets of the literature of controversy but also of works within other literary genres of a non-controversial kind, such as the love lyric and ... More


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