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Epilogue

Morton D. Paley

in Apocalypse and Millenium in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262175
eISBN:
9780191698828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262175.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This epilogue discusses the discontinuation of the focus of English Romantic poetry on the topics of apocalypse and millennium. Attempts to explore the succession of apocalypse and millennium were ... More


Prose Narratives of Kings: Between ‘Old’ and ‘New’

Kumkum Chatterjee

in The Cultures of History in Early Modern India: Persianization and Mughal Culture in Bengal

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195698800
eISBN:
9780199080243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195698800.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on a group of Bengali prose narratives composed during the first decade of the nineteenth century, tracing their historiographic substance and style. These narratives represented ... More


The Erzählungen

Hilda Meldrum Brown

in Heinrich von Kleist: The Ambiguity of Art and the Necessity of Form

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158950
eISBN:
9780191673436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158950.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on Kleist's complex, multivalent narrative fiction of the prose tales (Erzählungen). Many of these can be regarded as among the most difficult works to interpret in the German ... More


Yiddish Narrative

Jean Baumgarten

Jerold C. Frakes (ed.)

in Introduction to Old Yiddish Literature

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199276332
eISBN:
9780191699894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276332.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

Prose narrative forms an important component of Old Yiddish literature. These narratives are primarily maasious, a term which designates a variety of narrative forms, from exempla (hagiographical ... More


Of Time as a River: The Mill of Desire

Garrett Stewart

in Novel Violence: A Narratography of Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226774589
eISBN:
9780226774602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226774602.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the violence in George Eliot's novel The Mill on the Floss. It suggests that this novel stretches the rhythmic demands of empathy to new rhetorical lengths and Eliot's ... More


The Hebrew First Crusade Narratives: Time-Bound Objectives

Robert Chazan

in God, Humanity, and History: The Hebrew First Crusade Narratives

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221277
eISBN:
9780520923959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221277.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter studies the Hebrew prose narratives that were written shortly after the calamity of 1096. These prose narratives were meant to address both time-bound and timeless concerns at the same ... More


Introduction to Old Yiddish Literature

Jean Baumgarten

Jerold C. Frakes (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199276332
eISBN:
9780191699894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276332.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

This book provides a survey of the broad and deep literary tradition in Yiddish. The book is a study of an entire culture via its literature, and thus it sees literature in a broad sense. It begins ... More


Versifying Authoritative Prose: Poetical Paraphrases of Eucherius of Lyon by Venantius Fortunatus, Walafrid Strabo, and Sigebert of Gembloux

Karla Pollmann

in The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

The fourth-century Eucherius narrates in his Passio Acaunensium Martyrum that during the persecution under Diocletian a whole army of Christian soldiers suffered the martyr’s death at Acaunum in the ... More


Devotions

Ramie Targoff

in John Donne, Body and Soul

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789637
eISBN:
9780226789781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789781.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter analyzes the Devotions, a prose narrative written after Donne's recovery from what was probably typhoid fever during the autumn of 1623. Throughout this work, Donne struggles both to ... More


Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature

Christopher P. Iannini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835562
eISBN:
9781469601922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838181_iannini
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Drawing on letters, illustrations, engravings, and neglected manuscripts, this book connects two dramatic transformations in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world—the emergence and growth of the ... More


Constructing Don Quixote

Manuel Duran and Fay R. Rogg

in Fighting Windmills: Encounters with Don Quixote

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110227
eISBN:
9780300134964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110227.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines how Cervantes' Don Quixote offered new approaches to the art of storytelling and the craft of narrative prose. The discussions include how the novel became a self-referential ... More


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