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Hollywood AestheticPleasure in American Cinema

Hollywood Aesthetic: Pleasure in American Cinema

Todd Berliner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190658748
eISBN:
9780190658786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Hollywood makes the most widely successful pleasure-giving artworks the world has ever known. The American film industry operates under the assumption that pleasurable aesthetic experiences, among ... More

Liffey and LetheParamnesiac History in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Ireland

Liffey and Lethe: Paramnesiac History in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Ireland

Patrick R. O’Malley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198790419
eISBN:
9780191831669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

Focusing on literary and cultural texts from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth, this book argues that in order to understand both the literature and the varieties of nationalist ... More

On Not Defending PoetryDefence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy

On Not Defending Poetry: Defence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy

Catherine Bates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198793779
eISBN:
9780191835575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793779.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Sidney’s Defence of Poesy—the foundational text of English poetics—is generally taken to present a model of poetry as ideal: the poet depicts ideals of human conduct and readers are inspired to ... More

The Rift in The LuteAttuning Poetry and Philosophy

The Rift in The Lute: Attuning Poetry and Philosophy

Maximilian de Gaynesford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797265
eISBN:
9780191838767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797265.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Criticism/Theory

The book is about finding ways to ‘attune’ poetry and philosophy. Attunement is a mutually shaping approach in which we really do philosophy in really appreciating poetry. This is best done by first ... More

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern EuropeVolume Two: The Reader-Writer

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume Two: The Reader-Writer

Warren Boutcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198739661
eISBN:
9780191831126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739661.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This major two-volume study offers an interdisciplinary analysis of Montaigne’s Essais and their fortunes in early modern Europe and the modern Western university. Volume 1 focuses on contexts from ... More

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern EuropeVolume One: The Patron Author

The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume One: The Patron Author

Warren Boutcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198123743
eISBN:
9780191829437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123743.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This major two-volume study offers an interdisciplinary analysis of Montaigne’s Essais and their fortunes in early modern Europe and the modern Western university. Volume 1 focuses on contexts from ... More

Shakespeare's First FolioFour Centuries of an Iconic Book

Shakespeare's First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book

Emma Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198754367
eISBN:
9780191844416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754367.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a biography of a book: the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays printed in 1623 and known as the First Folio. It begins with the story of its first purchaser in London in December ... More

Spectacular MenRace, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage

Spectacular Men: Race, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage

Sarah E. Chinn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190653675
eISBN:
9780190653705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190653675.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In this book, I use theatrical texts to trace the development of various models of white masculinity in the years between the establishment of the United States of America and the Jacksonian era of ... More

Walter Scott and FameAuthors and Readers in the Romantic Age

Walter Scott and Fame: Authors and Readers in the Romantic Age

Robert Mayer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198794820
eISBN:
9780191836435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794820.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Walter Scott and Fame is a study of correspondences between Scott and socially and culturally diverse readers of his work in the English-speaking world in the early nineteenth century. Examining ... More

Work in HandScript, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Aileen Douglas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198789185
eISBN:
9780191831102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789185.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690–1840 argues that between the late seventeenth and early nineteenth centuries manual writing was a dynamic technology. It examines script in relation to ... More

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