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Conversable WorldsLiterature, Contention, and Community 1762 to 1830

Conversable Worlds: Literature, Contention, and Community 1762 to 1830

Jon Mee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591749
eISBN:
9780191731433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591749.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book addresses the emergence of the idea of ‘the conversation of culture’. Around 1700 a new commercial society was emerging that thought of its values as the product of exchanges between ... More

Dangerous EnthusiasmWilliam Blake and the Culture of Radicalism in the 1790s

Dangerous Enthusiasm: William Blake and the Culture of Radicalism in the 1790s

Jon Mee

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183297
eISBN:
9780191674013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183297.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 18th-century Literature

This book considers William Blake's prophetic books written during the 1790s in the light of the French Revolution controversy raging at the time. His works are shown to be less the expressions of ... More

Late Style and its DiscontentsEssays in art, literature, and music

Late Style and its Discontents: Essays in art, literature, and music

Gordon McMullan and Sam Smiles (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198704621
eISBN:
9780191821936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704621.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This interdisciplinary collection of essays investigates the concept of ‘late style’ as a category for addressing art, literature, and music produced either in old age or in the proximity of death. ... More

The Majesty of the PeoplePopular Sovereignty and the Role of the Writer in the 1790s

The Majesty of the People: Popular Sovereignty and the Role of the Writer in the 1790s

Georgina Green

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689064
eISBN:
9780191768170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book links emerging Romantic ideas about the role of the writer to the ambivalence of the concept of popular sovereignty. In looking closely at how theories about the role of the intellectual or ... More

The Making of Percy's Reliques

The Making of Percy's Reliques

Nick Groom

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184591
eISBN:
9780191674310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184591.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765) is one of the founding texts of English literature, an epoch-making collection of historical and lyrical ballads that defined the canon of ... More

Unusual SuspectsPitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

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

Kenneth R. Johnston

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The French Revolution was greeted with enthusiasm by young British writers and intellectuals like William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, following the lead of slightly older ‘public ... More

‘Writing the Lives of Painters’Biography and Artistic Identity in Britain 1760-1810

‘Writing the Lives of Painters’: Biography and Artistic Identity in Britain 1760-1810

Karen Junod

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199597000
eISBN:
9780191725357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597000.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book explores the development of artists' biographies in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain. The development of the art market and the burgeoning of an exhibition culture all ... More

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