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The All-Sustaining Air

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

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 Eloquence

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

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 Transcendence

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

Bloom

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 Wars

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

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

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