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Algebraic ArtMathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Algebraic Art: Mathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Andrea Henderson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198809982
eISBN:
9780191860140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809982.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Algebraic Art explores the invention of a peculiarly Victorian account of the nature and value of aesthetic form, and it traces that account to a surprising source: mathematics. The nineteenth ... More

The All-Sustaining AirRomantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900

The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900

Michael O'Neill

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299287
eISBN:
9780191715099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299287.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Drawn from Shelley's Prometheus Unbound, the title of this book suggests the cultural and literary persistence of the Romantic in the work of many British, American, and Irish poets since 1900. ... More

The Amorous RestorationLove, Sex, and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century France

The Amorous Restoration: Love, Sex, and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century France

Andrew J. Counter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198785996
eISBN:
9780191827709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

When Louis XVIII returned to the throne in 1814, and again in 1815, France embarked upon a period of uneasy cohabitation between the old and the new. The writers of the age, who included ... More

Apocalypse and Millenium in English Romantic Poetry

Apocalypse and Millenium in English Romantic Poetry

Morton D. Paley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262175
eISBN:
9780191698828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262175.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The interrelationship of the ideas of apocalypse and millennium is a dominant concern of British Romanticism. The Book of Revelation provides a model of history in which apocalypse is followed by ... More

The Art of EloquenceByron, Dickens, Tennyson, Joyce

The Art of Eloquence: Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, Joyce

Matthew Bevis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253999
eISBN:
9780191719790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253999.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

‘In the course of these fifty years we have become a nation of public speakers. Everyone speaks now. We are now more than ever a debating, that is, a Parliamentary people’ (The Times, 1873). This ... More

The Artistry of Exile

The Artistry of Exile

Jane Stabler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199590247
eISBN:
9780191766411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590247.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This book explores the ways in which exile concentrates the aesthetics of two generations of 19th-century British writers who felt forced to leave England and chose to live in Italy. Focusing on the ... More

Autobiographical Writing and British Literature 1783-1834

Autobiographical Writing and British Literature 1783-1834

James Treadwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262977
eISBN:
9780191718724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262977.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The book describes and analyses the condition of autobiographical writing in Britain during the Romantic period. As well as chapter-length studies of major autobiographical works by Coleridge, Byron, ... More

Baudelaire in Song1880-1930

Baudelaire in Song: 1880-1930

Helen Abbott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198794691
eISBN:
9780191836169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794691.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

Exploring the work of the major nineteenth-century French poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–67), this book examines how and why Baudelaire’s poetry has inspired so many composers to set it to music in ... More

Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Tom Lockwood

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280780
eISBN:
9780191712890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book provides the first examination of Ben Jonson's place in the texts and culture of the Romantic Age. Part I of the book explores theatrical, critical, and editorial responses to, and ... More

Blake’s Critique of TranscendenceLove, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Blake’s Critique of Transcendence: Love, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Peter Otto

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187196
eISBN:
9780191674655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187196.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This book examines the relation between Blake's text and the visual designs in The Four Zoas, one of the most important works in Blake's oeuvre. It uncovers a Blake deeply engaged with the cultural ... More

BloomThe Botanical Vernacular in the English Novel

Bloom: The Botanical Vernacular in the English Novel

Amy M. King

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161519
eISBN:
9780199787838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161519.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Starting from the botanical crazes inspired by Linnaeus in the 18th century, and exploring the variations it spawned — natural history, landscape architecture, polemical battles over botany's ... More

British Poetry and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic WarsVisions of Conflict

British Poetry and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: Visions of Conflict

Simon Bainbridge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187585
eISBN:
9780191718922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book argues that poetry played a major role in the mediation of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars to the British public, and that the wars had a significant impact on poetic practices and ... More

British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Jude Piesse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This book examines the literary culture of Victorian mass settler emigration as it circulated across a broad range of contemporary periodicals. It argues that the Victorian periodical was an ... More

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

Byron's Don Juan and the Don Juan Legend

Byron's Don Juan and the Don Juan Legend

Moyra Haslett

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184324
eISBN:
9780191674198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184324.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This study is a contextual reading of Byron's epic poem Don Juan which argues that the importance of the Don Juan legend has been considerably underestimated. Contemporary histories — critical, ... More

Byron's Heroines

Byron's Heroines

Caroline Franklin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112303
eISBN:
9780191670763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112303.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Traditionally seen as an archetypal masculine poet, better known for his relationships with women than for the sympathetic study of them, Lord Byron has not lent himself easily to a feminist critique ... More

Byron's Historical Dramas

Byron's Historical Dramas

Richard Lansdown

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112525
eISBN:
9780191670794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112525.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Byron's poetic reputation was established in his comic epic Don Juan and its cognates Beppo and The Vision of Judgment. Poems lying outside this group are still regarded with some uncertainty. This ... More

Charles Darwin and the Church of Wordsworth

Charles Darwin and the Church of Wordsworth

Robert M. Ryan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757351
eISBN:
9780191817274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Charles Darwin presented On the Origin of Species to a reading public whose affective response to the natural world had been profoundly influenced by Wordsworth’s understanding of nature as benign, ... More

The Circle of Our VisionDante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

Ralph Pite

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112945
eISBN:
9780191670886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112945.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The sudden and spectacular growth in Dante's popularity in England at the end of the 18th century was immensely influential for English writers of the period. But the impact of Dante on English ... More

Coleridge and Contemplation

Coleridge and Contemplation

Peter Cheyne (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198799511
eISBN:
9780191839795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799511.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In his philosophical writings, Coleridge increasingly developed his thinking about imagination, a symbolizing precursor to contemplation, to a theory of contemplation itself, which for him occurs in ... More

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