Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-17 of 17 items

  • Keywords: lyrical ballads x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Civilizing the Ballad

Saree Makdisi

in Making England Western: Occidentalism, Race, and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226923130
eISBN:
9780226923154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923154.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the relationship between Wordsworth’s turn to the ballad form and his representation of the common people in his poetry, aiming to connect Wordsworth to the larger sets of ... More


Reading Aloud: An ‘Ambiguous Accompaniment’

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter casts back over the entire period under discussion — from the mid-17th century to the 1820s — and sees it as a momentous phase in the history of reading. William Hazlitt's pivotal essay, ... More


The Making of Percy's Reliques

Nick Groom

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184591
eISBN:
9780191674310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184591.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765) is one of the founding texts of English literature, an epoch-making collection of historical and lyrical ballads that defined the canon of ... More


“I cannot tell”: Wordsworth’s Gagging Acts

John Bugg

in Five Long Winters: The Trials of British Romanticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785105
eISBN:
9780804787307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785105.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter traces the career of silence in Lyrical Ballads. Published in 1798, the year that saw the decade’s highest number of arrests for sedition--an annus mirabilis for government spies--the ... More


‘The Words He Uttered…’: Wordsworth

Michael O'Neill

in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122852
eISBN:
9780191671579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122852.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter begins with a discussion of The Excursion, a poem whose fear of the autonomous imagination results in writing that is fascinatingly, at times tragically, both repressed and expressive. ... More


Conclusion

Nick Groom

in The Making of Percy's Reliques

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184591
eISBN:
9780191674310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184591.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the influence of Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry on English Romanticism. William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge made public praise of the Reliques and ... More


‘War is Again Broken Out’: Protest and Poetry, 1793–1798

Nicholas Roe

in Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119692
eISBN:
9780191671197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119692.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter treats both William Wordsworth's and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's opposition to war after February 1793, and argues that contemporary literature of protest liberated Wordsworth's ... More


White Men and Indian Women

Tim Fulford

in Romantic Indians: Native Americans, British Literature, and Transatlantic Culture 1756-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273379
eISBN:
9780191706332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273379.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers white writers', such as Wordsworth and Hemans, representations of Indian women in terms of the themes gender, sexuality, and colonialism.


Fame

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/9780198119654.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

William Wordsworth’s residence, Rydal Mount, became a place of general pilgrimage even while he was still alive. This chapter deals with the poet's widespread fame and long list of visitors. Streams ... More


The Pains of Growth: Language and Cultural Politics

in Revisionary Gleam: De Quincey, Coleridge and the High Romantic Argument

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237945
eISBN:
9781846313936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237945.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter shows that Thomas De Quincey's early encounter with Lyrical Ballads indicates his awareness of the politico-linguistic implications borne by this collaborative work, and that De ... More


Wordsworth in the Rime

Paul H. Fry

in Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126488
eISBN:
9780300145410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126488.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter's purpose is to show and prove how Samuel Coleridge, throughout his friendship and collaboration with William Wordsworth, places six charges against Wordsworth regarding his ... More


Fantastic Sportiveness

John Beer

in Coleridge's Play of Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574018
eISBN:
9780191723100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

His early days in Bristol and collaboration with Robert Southey, followed by intimacy with William and Dorothy Wordsworth in Racedown and North Somerset. Speculation on the nature of life and ... More


De Quincey in History: Terror and Amnesia

Josephine Mcdonagh

in De Quincey's Disciplines

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112853
eISBN:
9780191670862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112853.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The fan letter that the seventeen-year-old De Quincey sent to Wordsworth in 1803 exhibited a certain worldliness which De Quincey obtained from his various adventures and wanderings which he would ... More


Wordsworth's Empirical Imagination

David Rosen

in Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100716
eISBN:
9780300129489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100716.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines a passage from “The Empirical Imagination” which marks a watershed in Wordsworth's career. This is the first time that Wordsworth turns to blank verse—his previous works mostly ... More


Wordsworth and the People as Original Power

Green Georgina

in The Majesty of the People: Popular Sovereignty and the Role of the Writer in the 1790s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689064
eISBN:
9780191768170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689064.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Wordsworth’s early efforts to reconcile the violence of revolution with his reverence for the popular cause in the case of the French Revolution in his ‘Letter to Llandaff’ and the 1805 Prelude are ... More


Introduction

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/9780198119654.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Victorian understanding of William Wordsworth was different from that of the modern era. This chapter looks at his career as a poet and his oeuvre. The representative selection issued under the ... More


Translating Value: Marginal Observations on a Central Question

Geoffrey Hill

in Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236740
eISBN:
9781846314285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236740.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Questions of value are inseparable from matters of translation, which presents in a sustainedly demanding form matters requiring vigilance of all users of language. In his two essays, ‘Of the ... More


View: