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Woman as Hero: Conrad and the Polish Romantic Tradition

Susan Jones

in Conrad and Women

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the female influence during his early years in Poland, and illuminates the role played by female protagonists in Conrad's fiction by considering them in the context of the ... More


The Blind and Blindness in Literature of the Romantic Period

Edward Larrissy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632817
eISBN:
9780748651696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632817.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book examines the philosophical and literary background to representations of blindness and the blind in the Romantic period. In detailed studies of literary works the author shows how the topic ... More


Introduction: The Dream Of Communication

Yohei Igarashi

in The Connected Condition: Romanticism and the Dream of Communication

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610040
eISBN:
9781503610736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610040.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter shows that the Romantic period was very much a preview – similar and yet different – of our own “connected condition.” Romantic poets witnessed the rise of transcription technologies ... More


Products of the Imagination: Mining, Luxury, and the Romantic Artist in Novalis’s Heinrich von Ofterdingen

Matt Erlin

in Necessary Luxuries: Books, Literature, and the Culture of Consumption in Germany, 1770-1815

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453045
eISBN:
9780801470431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453045.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines how the emergence of romanticism provided an emphatic endorsement of the novel as both luxury and fine art. The representation of mining in German romantic literature can be ... More


Providence and Love: Studies in Wordsworth, Channing, Myers, George Eliot, and Ruskin

John Beer

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184362
eISBN:
9780191674228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book provides a collection of studies that are connected by common underlying themes: the sense of Providence, the growing awareness of its loss in the 19th century, and the pressure on the ... More


From Nietzsche to Rousseau

Martin McQuillan

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this article, Paul de Man describes his plan to complete a study of European romanticism and post-romanticism in two parts, to be entitled From Rousseau to Nietzsche. The project is the outcome of ... More


Coda: ‘What does it signify?’

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The effects of Pitt’s government’s domestic policy of alarmism, directed at proponents of parliamentary reform, on the development of English Romantic literature, may be viewed as inconsequential ... More


Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Jonathan Ellis (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This is the first book to look at poets’ letters as an art form. Fifteen enlightening chapters by leading international biographers, critics and poets examine letter writing among poets in the last ... More


The Cultural Soil of Organic Farming

Gregory A. Barton

in The Global History of Organic Farming

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199642533
eISBN:
9780191851186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199642533.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The movement to maintain the influence of the countryside and of farmers in particular dominated political thought in England and the United States throughout most of the nineteenth century, and ... More


Introduction1

Mary O’Connell

in Byron and John Murray: A Poet and His Publisher

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381335
eISBN:
9781781384916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381335.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The introduction to this book discusses the prevailing view of the unique relationship in Romantic Literature between Byron and John Murray. It offers a brief overview of attitudes towards ... More


The Image of Bohdan Khmelnytsky in Polish Romanticism and Its Post-Romantic Reflex

Roman Koropeckyj

in Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In contrast to the image of the haidamak, the figure of Khmelnytsky barely registers in Polish romantic literature. This is a function of the open-ended nature of the Polish-Cossack conflict and the ... More


The City in Literature {1971}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1971 essay “The City in Literature,” in which he talks about how the city is portrayed as a major locale in literature. Howe first looks at pastoral poetry as a ... More


Mediator of Fascism: Shimoi Harukichi, 1915–1928

Reto Hofmann

in The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453410
eISBN:
9780801456367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453410.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Shimoi Harukichi (1883–1954) tried to mediate the story of Italian fascism to an audience of young Japanese in hopes of stirring them into seeking a patriotic politics of ... More


A Place Full of Colored People, Pretty Girls, and Polite Men: Literature, Confederate Identity, and Kentucky's Reputation, 1890–1915

Anne E. Marshall

in Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834367
eISBN:
9781469603834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899366_marshall.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on Annie Fellows Johnston's children's book, The Little Colonel. Written in 1895, the book gained a wide following, and by 1912, Johnston had added eleven more books to the ... More


Rousseau to Stendhal: The Eroticized Hostess

James A. W. Heffernan

in Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300195583
eISBN:
9780300206845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195583.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines seduction by hostesses in Romantic literature. In his autobiography, Confessions, Rosseau became a long-term guest in Madame de Waren's house in the town of Annecy. She remained ... More


Epilogue: Italy's Broken Heart

Joseph Luzzi

in Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123555
eISBN:
9780300151787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123555.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter begins by presenting a chilling scene in Romantic literature, where Goethe lies abed with his Roman mistress, enraptured by her body and overcome by pleasure, yet composed enough to ... More


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