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Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Jane E. Everson, Andrew Hiscock, and Stefano Jossa (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The volume assesses the changing impact on English culture over 500 years of Ariosto’s poem, the Orlando Furioso, first published in Italy in 1516, and subsequently in an expanded version in 1532. ... More


Minor Characters Have Their Day: Genre and the Contemporary Literary Marketplace

Jeremy Rosen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177443
eISBN:
9780231542401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177443.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

How do genres develop? In what ways do they reflect changing political and cultural trends? What do they tell us about the motivations of publishers and readers? Combining close readings and formal ... More


Introduction

Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner

in Chrétien Continued: A Study of the Conte du Graal and its Verse Continuations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557219
eISBN:
9780191720932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557219.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The introduction gives an overview of the corpus included in this study, Chrétien's Conte du Graal and the four verse continuations: the anonymous First or Gauvain Continuation, the Second or ... More


Rewriting and the Politics of Inheritance in Robin Jenkins and Jean Rhys

Marina MacKay

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/9780748637744.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter compares two postwar novels, Robin Jenkins' Fergus Lamont and Jean Rhys' Wide Sargasso Sea. Fergus Lamont and Wide Sargasso Sea are doubles of novels about doubles, and, just as the ... More


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