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Conclusion

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that it is only with Katherine Philips that royalism, writing as a ... More


Poetry against Empire: Milton to Shelley: WARTON LECTURE ON ENGLISH POETRY

KAREN O’BRIEN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter situates Milton's vehement anti-imperialism at the beginning of a poetic tradition, stretching as far as Shelley and beyond, which was global in sensibility and in which opposition to ... More


W. B. Yeats: Among the Deepening Shades

Alan Gillis

in Irish Poetry of the 1930s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277094
eISBN:
9780191707483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277094.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins by arguing that the fact Yeats is hardly associated with the 1930s constitutes a serious blip in literary history, and sets out to rectify this hiatus. It discusses the complexity ... More


Poetic Language: Zhuāngzǐ and Dù Fǔ's Confucian Ideals

Lee H. Yearley

in Ethics in Early China: An Anthology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888028931
eISBN:
9789882209800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028931.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Zhuāngzǐ not only lives within the later poetic tradition, but that tradition also grapples with, is even mesmerized by, both the “core” text and the early interpretive attempts which appear in the ... More


The Age of Auden: Postwar Poetry and the American Scene

Aidan Wasley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136790
eISBN:
9781400836352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

W. H. Auden's emigration from England to the United States in 1939 marked more than a turning point in his own life and work—it changed the course of American poetry itself. This book takes, for the ... More


Conclusion: Whig afterlives

Abigail Williams

in Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter concludes the book by asking what happened to the Whig poetic tradition in the later 18th century. It offers some preliminary suggestions of some of the aspects of later literary and ... More


On a Knife-Edge: The Poetry of João Cabral de Melo Neto

Sara Brandellero

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589524
eISBN:
9780191595462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589524.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book studies the work of João Cabral de Melo Neto (1920-99), one of Brazil's foremost poets of the 20th century and a unique voice within Brazilian Modernism. It concentrates on the poet's later ... More


The Last Bards

Fiona J. Stafford

in The Last of the Race: The Growth of a Myth from Milton to Darwin

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112228
eISBN:
9780191670718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112228.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter discusses the mythic power of the last bards, focusing on works such as James Macpherson's translations of ‘Ossian’ (1760–3); Thomas Gray's ‘The Bard’ (1757); and Oliver Goldsmith's ‘The ... More


Other Developments in Metaphor Theory

James W. Underhill

in Creating Worldviews: Metaphor, Ideology and Language

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643158
eISBN:
9780748651566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643158.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

It would be a mistake to assume that cognitive linguists uncovered the secret power of the metaphor. At least two reasons contradict such an idea: firstly, there has always been a great deal of work ... More


The Sublime Landscape

Xon De Ros

in The Poetry of Antonio Machado: Changing the Landscape

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198736806
eISBN:
9780191800450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736806.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Poetry

Because landscape involves perspective, both physical and cultural, it carries an ideological component which this chapter explores in relation to models of the sublime. From the natural sublime, a ... More


Alistair MacLeod and the Gaelic Poetic Tradition

Douglas S Mack

in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637744
eISBN:
9780748652143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes how Gaelic poetic tradition has registered in the work of one of the most significant of postcolonial Canadian writers, Alistair MacLeod, whose work is vested with Scottish ... More


Introduction

William Fitzgerald

in How to Read a Latin Poem: If You Can't Read Latin Yet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657865
eISBN:
9780191745690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657865.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's main purpose—to give the reader, and especially the reader who has little or no knowledge of the ancient world, or of ancient languages, a feeling ... More


Introduction: Continuity in the Sympotic Tradition

Vanessa Cazzato and Enrico Emanuele Prodi

in The Cup of Song: Studies on Poetry and the Symposion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199687688
eISBN:
9780191829383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687688.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter addresses the continuous development of sympotic discourse across the sweep of Greek literature, thus elucidating the usefulness of the notion of ‘sympotic poetry’ as a ... More


Displacing Tradition: A New-Allegorical Reading of Ausonius, Claudian, and Rutilius Namatianus

Marco Formisano

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/9780199355631.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter brings together three of the most widely read late Latin poems—Ausonius’s Mosella, Claudian’s De raptu Proserpinae, and Rutilius Namatianus’s De reditu suo—under a single thematic ... More


The Making of the Iliad: Disquisition and Analytical Commentary

M. L. West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199590070
eISBN:
9780191808296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199590070.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book assumes some knowledge of Greek and of Homer. After introductory chapters on the poet of the Iliad’s date and homeland, the poetic traditions known to him, the way in which his work ... More


An Age of Simulation: Tall Tales and Short Stories

in Poetry and Displacement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311161
eISBN:
9781846313783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313783.009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter addresses some aspects of the self-mythologization in the work of poets who emerged in the last quarter of the twentieth century. It argues that every poetic movement of the twentieth ... More


Homeric Intertextuality: Two Examples

Seth L. Schein

in Homeric Epic and its Reception: Interpretive Essays

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199589418
eISBN:
9780191808456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589418.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter illustrates how the Odyssey gains poetic force form its intertextuality with the Iliad, or with the poetic tradition behind the Iliad. In my first example, each poem uses the same ... More


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