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The Lake Isle of Romanticism: The Challenge to Literary History

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter asks ‘what is Romanticism’, and ‘what does the term ‘national literature’ mean’? It attempts the answers to these questions, and deals with problems holding back the development of a new ... More


The Ambivalence of Nature: Poetry for the New Greek State

Constanze Güthenke

in Placing Modern Greece: The Dynamics of Romantic Hellenism, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231850
eISBN:
9780191716188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231850.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter introduces the context for evaluating Greek Romantic poetry of the first decade of statehood, especially in the so-called Athenian School. It offers readings of works by Alexandros Rizos ... More


Literary History and the Biography of Literature: Madame de Staël and Victor Hugo

Ann Jefferson

in Biography and the Question of Literature in France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199270842
eISBN:
9780191710292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270842.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter tracks the increasing awareness of the evolutionary character of literature that emerges in the latter part of the 18th century and the early years of the 19th. The discussion of genius ... More


Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Murray Pittock

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book addresses the main non-English Romanticisms of the British Isles. It begins by challenging the terms of its own title by asking ‘what is Romanticism’, and ‘what does the term ‘national ... More


The Grammatology of Nationalism

Nergis Ertürk

in Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746682
eISBN:
9780199918775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746682.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter Two argues that the revolutionary moment of the mid-nineteenth century failed to deliver on its promise of a new egalitarian writing. Although the “freeing” of the Ottoman Turkish language ... More


Classic and Nation

Christopher Prendergast

in The Classic: Sainte-Beuve and the Nineteenth-Century Culture Wars

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215850
eISBN:
9780191706912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215850.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In his magisterial account of the long trajectory of literary canon formation in Europe, Ernst Robert Curtius confronts the thinking of French critic Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, who purportedly ... More


Romanticism and Nationalism in Central and Eastern Europe

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes romanticism, which came from Western Europe via Germany and brought the Western European zeitgeist of freedom and nationalism. Romanticism was primarily responsible for ... More


“Pip was my story”: Rereading, Counterreading, and Nonreading

Ankhi Mukherjee

in What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785211
eISBN:
9780804788380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785211.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter is a historical and critical overview of the distinctive phases and categories of postcolonial rewriting. It examines in particular the departures from the nationalist focus of the ... More


Formative Fictions: Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and the "Bildungsroman"

Tobias Boes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451775
eISBN:
9780801465659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Bildungsroman, or “novel of formation,” has long led a paradoxical life within literary studies, having been construed both as a peculiarly German genre, a marker of that country's cultural ... More


The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Brian McHale and Randall Stevenson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book presents a new literary history of the twentieth century, setting a new agenda for literary-historical analysis. Far from the usual forced march through the decades, genres and national ... More


Bei Dao and World Literature

Jacob Edmond

in A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242597
eISBN:
9780823242634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242597.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter reframes the extensive critical debate about translation, globalization, and national and world literatures sparked by the work of Chinese poet Bei Dao 北岛. It argues that Bei Dao’s ... More


Text and the City: Dublin, Cultural Intimacy, and Modernity

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Dublin in James Joyce's spectral imagination is akin to a phantom limb. His literary modernism turns on what is absent or off the page, an apophatic style in which text is intimately bound up with ... More


Ambivalent Anticommunism: The Politics of Despair and the Erotics of Language

Theodore Hughes

in Literature and Film in Cold War South Korea: Freedom's Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157490
eISBN:
9780231500715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157490.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the summoning of postcolonial, territorialized “South Korean” subjects and the appearance of early attempts to question Cold War oppositions. Three major strands of 1950s ... More


Modern Literature and the Construction of National Identity as European: The Case of Ukraine

Marko Pavlyshyn

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Modern Ukrainian literature emerged at the end of the eighteenth century as a national literature with European features. Inaugurated by Ivan Kotliarevsky as a literature that deserved to be regarded ... More


The Miracle of Modern Japanese Literature

Minae Mizumura

in The Fall of Language in the Age of English

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163026
eISBN:
9780231538541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163026.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the formation and development of Japanese universities in the nineteenth century and their role in the creation of a national literature. It also analyzes the novel, Sanshirō ... More


Modernizing Decency: Citizens for Decent Literature and Covert Catholic Activism in Cold War America

Whitney Strub

in Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636269
eISBN:
9781469636276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636269.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Charles Keating, an ambitious young Cincinnati lawyer, founded Citizens for Decent Literature (CDL) in 1955. Though the social origins of CDL were rooted in Cincinnati’s conservative Catholic ... More


Art and Freedom in the Era of “The Church of Your Choice”

Una M. Cadegan

in All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451126
eISBN:
9780801468988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451126.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines efforts by Catholics to influence the content of American popular culture, such as motion pictures and all-fiction “pulp” magazines. It first discusses the perceptions of ... More


New Cartographies? Towards a Geopoetics of Galician Cultural History1

in Writing Galicia into the World: New Cartographies, New Poetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316678
eISBN:
9781846316807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316807.002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the relationship between conventional cartographies and cultural mappings of Galician identity and Galicia's complicated position in the world stage. It discusses the ... More


Implementing Iberian Studies: Some Paradigmatic and Curricular Challenges

Mario Santana

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that the shift from Hispanism to Iberian Studies presents a number of significant challenges, both theoretical and practical, for the study and teaching of literatures in the ... More


Introduction

Sujata S. Mody

in The Making of Modern Hindi: Literary Authority in Colonial North India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489091
eISBN:
9780199093922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489091.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In this chapter, I introduce the polarizing figure of Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi (1864-1938); his literary project for an emergent nation; and Sarasvatī, the illustrated monthly journal he edited for ... More


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