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British Writers and Paris 1830–1875

British Writers and Paris 1830–1875

Elisabeth Jay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199655243
eISBN:
9780191817311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655243.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Drawing on a wealth of contemporary sources, this book examines British writers’ engagement with mid-nineteenth-century Paris. This historically grounded account of the ways in which Paris touched ... More

Coleridge's Play of Mind

Coleridge's Play of Mind

John Beer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574018
eISBN:
9780191723100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

An account of Coleridge's life and career which aims to be both comprehensive and searching, relying on the most up to date available information. Although arranged in roughly chronological fashion ... More

Freewomen and SupermenEdwardian Radicals and Literary Modernism

Freewomen and Supermen: Edwardian Radicals and Literary Modernism

Anne Fernihough

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199668625
eISBN:
9780191767296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book adds to the comparatively recent body of research which has sought to reevaluate the literature of the ‘long’ Edwardian period (1900-1914), severing it from Virginia Woolf’s influential ... More

Kipling's Art of Fiction 1884-1901

Kipling's Art of Fiction 1884-1901

David Sergeant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684588
eISBN:
9780191765889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684588.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book re-establishes Kipling as a major artist. Through extended close readings of individual works, and unprecedentedly detailed attention to changes in location and readership, it distinguishes ... More

Paper PelletsBritish Literary Culture after Waterloo

Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Richard Cronin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book begins with two fatal duels, as the best introduction to a literary period best defined by its antagonisms – between England and Scotland, Whigs and Tories, men and women, and between poets ... More

Providence and LoveStudies in Wordsworth, Channing, Myers, George Eliot, and Ruskin

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

Provincial Readers in Eighteenth-Century England

Provincial Readers in Eighteenth-Century England

Jan Fergus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297825
eISBN:
9780191711244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297825.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Many scholars have written about 18th-century English novels, but no one really knows who read them. This study provides historical data on the provincial reading publics for various forms of fiction ... More

Representations of the Gypsy in the Romantic Period

Representations of the Gypsy in the Romantic Period

Sarah Houghton-Walker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198719472
eISBN:
9780191788581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719472.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In earlier eighteenth-century texts, the gypsy is frequently depicted as an amusing rogue; by the Victorian period, the gypsy figure has already begun to take on a nostalgic, romanticized form, ... More

Romances of Free TradeBritish Literature, Laissez-Faire, and the Global Nineteenth Century

Romances of Free Trade: British Literature, Laissez-Faire, and the Global Nineteenth Century

Ayşe Çelikkol

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199769001
eISBN:
9780199896943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769001.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

THis book offers a new account of the cultural work of romance in nineteenth-century Britain. The book argues that novelists and playwrights employed this genre to represent a radically new ... More

Space and the 'March of Mind'Literature and the Physical Sciences in Britain 1815-1850

Space and the 'March of Mind': Literature and the Physical Sciences in Britain 1815-1850

Alice Jenkins

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199209927
eISBN:
9780191706431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209927.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is about the idea of space in the first half of the 19th century. It uses contemporary poetry, essays, and fiction as well as scientific papers, textbooks, and journalism to give a new ... More

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