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Allusion, Translation, and Mistranslation

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter notes the tendency to make superficial classical allusions in political writing in the 15th century and in Chaucerian writing such as Legendys of Hooly Wummen by Osbern Bokenham. It ... More


Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Daniel Wakelin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book traces the influence of humanism on English literature during the fifteenth century, much earlier than the influence is usually thought to be felt. It considers humanist influences on the ... More


Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon

J. M. Bernstein, Adi Ophir, and Ann Laura Stoler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823276684
eISBN:
9780823277285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276684.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Deciding what is and what is not political is a fraught, perhaps intractably opaque matter. Just who decides the question; on what grounds; to what ends–these seem like properly political questions ... More


Transforming A Mirror for Magistrates

Jennifer Richards

in Renaissance Transformations: The Making of English Writing 1500-1650

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638734
eISBN:
9780748651573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638734.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on how rhetoric shapes emotional affect, and considers how the texts are transformed through their evolution in print. It examines A Mirror for Magistrates and describes it as ... More


Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Swati Chattopadhyay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Cities are more than concrete and steel infrastructure. But modern urban theory does not have the language to describe and debate the vital component of urban life that is lived on the streets of ... More


A Summer and Winter in the Two Sicilies

Eileen Fauset

in The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055577
eISBN:
9781781702222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses female travel writers, who normally wrote from a perspective characterised by the nature of their personal domestic experience, and notes that Kavanagh was also subject to some ... More


Unravelling the binaries: The Innocent and Black Dogs

Dominic Head

in Ian McEwan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066566
eISBN:
9781781701027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066566.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Ian McEwan's novels The Innocent and Black Dogs which represent a significant phase of political writing. In both works, the private-public nexus is extended in different ways ... More


Empirical Political Description

in Political Communication and Political Culture in England, 1558-1688

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783620
eISBN:
9780804784580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783620.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter investigates the development of a genre of political writing that reported personal observations of empirical political phenomena, particularly those writings conveying political ... More


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