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Sources of Tractarian Criticism

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book makes systematic use of two neglected, though rich, sources for tractarian thought. The first is the British Critic, a quarterly periodical rapidly established by John Henry Newman as the ... More


Introduction Introduction ‘Meddling with the World’: Tractarian Commentary and Posterity

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book challenges conventional assumptions of tractarianism as an episode in church history and rejects the notion that tractarians had little interest in social questions. It argues that, by a ... More


Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

S. A. Skinner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book challenges the conventional view of tractarianism as an episode in church history, and the assumption that tractarians had little interest in the social condition of England. It argues ... More


Double Exposure

Michael Gibbs Hill

in Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892884
eISBN:
9780199980062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892884.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

How do scholars historicize bodies of literary writing? This chapter uses Lin Shu and Wei Yi’s versions of Charles Dickens to reconsider late-Qing “exposure fiction” (qianze xiaoshuo) and the novel ... More


Social Bodies: Dickens and the Disabled Narrator in Bleak House

Kylee-Anne Hingston

in Articulating Bodies: The Narrative Form of Disability and Illness in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620757
eISBN:
9781789629491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620757.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Dickens makes disability central to his social condition novel Bleak House (1851–53) by revealing exactly midway through its serial publication that Esther Summerson, one of its two narrators, has ... More


Towards the ‘implicate order’: The Child in Time

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/9780719066566.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyzes Ian McEwan's The Child in Time, his first fiction to be clearly longer than novella length and his first sustained attempt at a social novel. It suggests that this work can be ... More


Radicalism and Reform

Ella Dzelzainis

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 3: The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820-1880

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199560615
eISBN:
9780191803499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199560615.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the nineteenth-century social-problem or ‘Condition of England’ novel, which was engaged with ideas of radicalism and reform. It traces the way in which authors from across the ... More


The Life and Works of Benito Pérez Galdós

Michael P. Predmore

in A History of the Spanish Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199641925
eISBN:
9780191800443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641925.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter situates Galdós’ novels in their Spanish and European contexts. It also presents an analysis of La de Bringas as a prime example of Galdós’ novels. It will show how the marriages of Pez ... More


Religion and Popular Print Culture

Erin A. Smith

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter explores the link between religion and popular print culture in the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. More specifically, it examines the impact of ... More


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