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Dunbar the Makar

Priscilla Bawcutt

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129639
eISBN:
9780191671807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129639.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Dunbar's genius has been recognised not only by critics but by modern poets such as Auden and Eliot. This critical study examines Dunbar's view of himself as a poet, or ‘makar’, and the way he ... More


Court Poems: Praise and Petition

Priscilla Bawcutt

in Dunbar the Makar

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129639
eISBN:
9780191671807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129639.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the rule of James V and the role of Dunbar during his reign as a court poet, wherein he was tasked to write complimentary verses of places, people with high ranks, occasion and ... More


The Production of Locality in the Oral Palestinian Poetry Duel

Nadia Yaqub

in Literature and Nation in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620739
eISBN:
9780748653102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620739.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores how some Palestinians use a traditional poetic genre, namely the oral Palestinian poetry duel, continually to create and maintain their Palestinian-ness and to define it, at ... More


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


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


From Epic to Lyric: Alice Oswald’s and Barbara Köhler’s Refigurings of Homeric Epic

Georgina Paul

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines two recent poetic responses to Homeric epic: Alice Oswald’s reworking of the Iliad in Memorial (2011) and Barbara Köhler’s cycle of Odyssey poems, Niemands Frau (2007), ... More


Metapoetics in the Prefaces of Claudian’s De raptu Proserpinae

Stephen Harrison

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Both extant prefaces to De raptu Proserpinae are rich in allusion and metapoetical symbolism. The chapter suggests that the symbolic ship of poetry in the preface to De raptu 1, which represents a ... More


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