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Apprentices to Chance Event: First Books of the 1920s

Jesse Zuba

in The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores representations of career in Harmonium (Wallace Stevens), Observations (Marianne Moore), and White Buildings (Hart Crane) that resist the normative course of development that ... More


Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart

Kirstie Blair

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273942
eISBN:
9780191706592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273942.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book considers why and how the heart became a vital image in Victorian poetry, and argues that the intense focus on heart imagery in many major Victorian poems highlights anxieties in this ... More


Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics

Alexandra Socarides

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199858088
eISBN:
9780199950300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858088.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Poetry

Through close attention to Dickinson’s literal process of making—to both the material objects and compositional practices she employed in this process—this book takes up the project of analyzing how ... More


In Plain Sight: Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry and the Problem of Literary History

Alexandra Socarides

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198855521
eISBN:
9780191889219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855521.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In Plain Sight explores how the poetry of nineteenth-century American women that was once so visible within American culture could have, with the exception of that by Emily Dickinson, so thoroughly ... More


Great and Noble Lines: Dave the Potter, George Moses Horton, and the Possibilities of Poetry

Faith Barrett

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter compares David Drake to George Moses Horton. Like Dave the Potter, Horton is a once-forgotten African American author who was living and writing in the South during the slave era. ... More


The “Twilight of the Poets” in the Age of Realism

Elizabeth Renker

in Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198808787
eISBN:
9780191863660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808787.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

American literary histories of the post-Civil War period typically treat “poetry” and “realism” as oppositional phenomena. The core narrative holds that “realism,” the major literary “movement” of ... More


Nineteenth-Century Poetry: Romanticism and After

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/9780198732679.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Unconstrained by the inhibiting logic of realist fiction, nineteenth-century poetry—and especially Romantic poetry—routinely concerns itself with distant cultures and questions of empire. In lyric ... More


Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900

Elizabeth Renker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198808787
eISBN:
9780191863660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808787.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The terms “poetry” and “realism” have a complex and often oppositional relationship in American literary histories of the postbellum period. The core narrative holds that “realism,” the major ... More


Jungmann’s Translation of Paradise Lost in the Vanguard of Modern Czech Culture

Šárka Tobrmanová

in Milton in Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198754824
eISBN:
9780191819841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754824.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

This chapter centres on the 1811 experimental Czech translation of Paradise Lost, Ztracený ráj, by the Czech polyglot Jungmann, because it vitally affected the rise of modern Czech language and ... More


Beneath Notice: A Social Philology of the Poetry of Dave the Potter

Jon Woodson

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Jon Woodson argues for a global approach toward the interpretation of Dave the Potter’s multimedia works. A concern for the Afrocentric phenomenology of Dave the Potter’s poetics unifies Woodson’s ... More


The Concatenate Poetics of Slavery and the Articulate Material of Dave the Potter

Michael A. Chaney

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay suggests the trope of “catination” as a governing aesthetic principle in Drake’s work. It then reads the illegibility of several of Drake’s inscriptions as being central to that aesthetic ... More


1857: Dave the Potter’s August Pots, Sexual Imagery, and Dred Scott

P. Gabrielle Foreman

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter gives a historical account of three inscriptions written by Dave the Potter in 1857, tying them contextually to significant incidents of that year in Edgefield, South Carolina: the ... More


Writing in Clay: The Materiality of Dave’s Poetry

Ethan W. Lasser

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the problem of reducing the totality of Dave the Potter’s artwork to writing. Throughout, Lasser sifts through the inscriptions and their accompanying handwriting as an ... More


The power of fragrances: Smell memories in literary fiction and culinaria

Cretien Van Campen and Julian Ross

in The Proust Effect: The Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685875
eISBN:
9780191771675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685875.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Before Proust, descriptions of smell memories had already figured in French literature since the beginning of the nineteenth century, for example in the works of Charles Baudelaire, George Sand, ... More


Introduction

Daniel Karlin

in Street Songs: Writers and urban songs and cries, 1800-1925

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198792352
eISBN:
9780191834363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792352.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

Street Songs, based on the Clarendon Lectures for 2016, is about the use made by poets and novelists of street songs and cries. Karlin begins with the London street-vendor’s cry of ‘Cherry-ripe!’, as ... More


An Easter Prayer, 1859

Carla L. Peterson

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Carla L. Peterson describes her own experience of seeing one of Dave’s pots on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and interprets the Easter imagery in the incised poem, “Good for lard—or ... More


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