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William HazlittPolitical Essayist

William Hazlitt: Political Essayist

Kevin Gilmartin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198709312
eISBN:
9780191785405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709312.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Over the course of a literary career that extended from the lingering Malthusian controversies of the late eighteenth century to the brink of the Reform Act of 1832, William Hazlitt produced a ... More

William Wordsworth: Intensity and Achievement

William Wordsworth: Intensity and Achievement

Thomas McFarland

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112532
eISBN:
9780191670800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112532.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book seeks to isolate the special factors that generate William Wordsworth's greatness as a poet. Setting out from dissatisfaction with the current trend towards New Historicism in Wordsworthian ... More

Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Jeffrey Morrison

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159124
eISBN:
9780191673504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159124.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book examines the pivotal role of Johann Joachim Winckelmann as an arbiter of classical taste. It identifies the key features of Winckelmann's treatment of classical beauty, particularly in his ... More

The Wireless PastAnglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

The Wireless Past: Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

Emily C. Bloom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198749615
eISBN:
9780191813979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749615.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Wireless Past chronicles the emergence of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as a significant promotional platform and aesthetic influence for Irish modernism from the 1930s to the 1960s. ... More

The Woman Reader 1837–1914

The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Kate Flint

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book provides an invaluable source of information on nineteenth-century culture and the woman reader. Why was the topic of women and reading so controversial for ... More

Women and Girls in the Hindi Public SpherePeriodical Literature in Colonial North India

Women and Girls in the Hindi Public Sphere: Periodical Literature in Colonial North India

Shobna Nijhawan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074076
eISBN:
9780199080922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074076.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The emergence of periodicals in Hindi for women and girls in early twentieth-century India helped shape the nationalist-feminist thought in the country. Analysing the format and structure of ... More

Women and Literature in the Goethe Era 1770-1820Determined Dilettantes

Women and Literature in the Goethe Era 1770-1820: Determined Dilettantes

Helen Fronius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199210923
eISBN:
9780191705793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210923.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, European Literature

German literature during the era of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1770-1820) was dominated by men. Women were discouraged from reading, and scorned as writers; Friedrich Schiller saw female writers as ... More

Women and the Bible in Early Modern EnglandReligious Reading and Writing

Women and the Bible in Early Modern England: Religious Reading and Writing

Femke Molekamp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665402
eISBN:
9780191752193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665402.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book provides an account of the uniquely important role of the Bible in the development of female interpretative and literary agency, as well as in the expression of female subjectivity in early ... More

Women Latin PoetsLanguage, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Jane Stevenson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book addresses women's relationship to culture between the 1st century BC and the 18th century by identifying women who wrote poetry in Latin. It also considers women's prose writing in Latin ... More

The Women of Grub StreetPress, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Paula McDowell

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The period 1678–1730 was a decisive one, not only in Western political history, but also in the history of the British press. Changing conditions for political expression and an expanding book trade ... More

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