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The Art of Love Poetry

The Art of Love Poetry

Erik Gray

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198752974
eISBN:
9780191815928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198752974.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

Love begets poetry; poetry begets love. These two propositions have seemed evident to thinkers and poets across the Western literary tradition. Plato writes that “anyone that love touches instantly ... More

Baroque between the WarsAlternative Style in the Arts, 1918-1939

Baroque between the Wars: Alternative Style in the Arts, 1918-1939

Jane Stevenson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198808770
eISBN:
9780191846472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808770.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book re-examines the arts in the 1920s and 1930s, arguing that rather than being dominated by modernism, the period saw a dialogue between modern baroque—eclectic, playful, and open to influence ... More

Beyond the Ancient QuarrelLiterature, Philosophy, and J.M. Coetzee

Beyond the Ancient Quarrel: Literature, Philosophy, and J.M. Coetzee

Patrick Hayes and Jan Wilm (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198805281
eISBN:
9780191852381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805281.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In Plato’s Republic Socrates spoke of an ‘ancient quarrel’ between literature and philosophy, which he offered to resolve by banning the poets from his ideal city. Few philosophers have taken ... More

Charles Dibdin and Late Georgian Culture

Charles Dibdin and Late Georgian Culture

Oskar Cox Jensen, David Kennerley, and Ian Newman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198812425
eISBN:
9780191853593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812425.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Charles Dibdin (1745–1814) was one of the most popular and influential producers of late Georgian culture. The huge diversity of his work and career defies simple categorization. He was, often at one ... More

The Civil War Dead and American Modernity

The Civil War Dead and American Modernity

Ian Finseth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190848347
eISBN:
9780190848378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Tracing the Civil War dead’s representational afterlife acroᶊ an array of historical, visual, and literary documents from 1861 to 1914, this book shows that they played a central, complex, and ... More

Culture WritingLiterature and Anthropology in the Midcentury Atlantic World

Culture Writing: Literature and Anthropology in the Midcentury Atlantic World

Tim Watson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190852672
eISBN:
9780190852702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852672.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Focusing on the 1950s and early 1960s, Culture Writing argues that the period of decolonization in Britain, the United States, France, and the Caribbean was characterized by dynamic exchanges between ... More

Literature and UnionScottish Texts, British Contexts

Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Gerard Carruthers and Colin Kidd (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This volume opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies. There has been a great deal of academic work—both in the Scottish context and more broadly—on the relationship between ... More

Milton's Complex WordsEssays on the Conceptual Structure of Paradise Lost

Milton's Complex Words: Essays on the Conceptual Structure of Paradise Lost

Paul Hammond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198810117
eISBN:
9780191847271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810117.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Every major poet or philosopher develops his own distinctive semantic field around those terms which matter most to him, or which contribute most profoundly to the imagined world of a particular ... More

Nightmare Envy and Other StoriesAmerican Culture and European Reconstruction

Nightmare Envy and Other Stories: American Culture and European Reconstruction

George Blaustein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190209209
eISBN:
9780190209230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190209209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, African-American Literature

Nightmare Envy and Other Stories is a study of Americanist writing and institutions in the twentieth century. Four chapters trace four routes through an “Americanist century.” The first is the hidden ... More

Shakespeare's Originality

Shakespeare's Originality

John Kerrigan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198793755
eISBN:
9780191835681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793755.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

How original was Shakespeare and how was Shakespeare original? This book sets about answering these questions by putting them in historical context and investigating how the dramatist worked with his ... More

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