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Writing and OralityNationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Writing and Orality: Nationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Penny Fielding

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121800
eISBN:
9780191671319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the concepts of nationality and culture in the context of 19th-century Scottish fiction, through the writing of Walter Scott, James Hogg, R. L. Stevenson, and Margaret Oliphant. It ... More

Writing and Reading Royal EntertainmentsFrom George Gascoigne to Ben Jonson

Writing and Reading Royal Entertainments: From George Gascoigne to Ben Jonson

Gabriel Heaton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199213115
eISBN:
9780191707148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213115.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This major new study of royal entertainments from the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James I, including country house entertainments, tiltyard speeches, and court masques, is focused on the ... More

Writing French Algeria

Writing French Algeria

Peter Dunwoodie

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is a study of the European literary discourse on French Algeria between the conquest of 1830 and the outbreak of the Algerian War in 1954. For the first time in English, this intertextual ... More

Writing LivesBiography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England

Writing Lives: Biography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England

Kevin Sharpe and Steven N. Zwicker (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698233
eISBN:
9780191803772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199698233.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Biography appears to thrive as never before; and there clearly remains a broad readership for literary biography. But the methods and approaches of recent criticism which have contributed rich ... More

Writing the FrontierAnthony Trollope between Britain and Ireland

Writing the Frontier: Anthony Trollope between Britain and Ireland

John McCourt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198729600
eISBN:
9780191796456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729600.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book studies the great Victorian novelist’s relationship with Ireland, the country which became his second home, and which was the location of his first successes both in the Post Office and as ... More

Writing the Irish Famine

Writing the Irish Famine

Christopher Morash

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182795
eISBN:
9780191673887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182795.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the late 1840s, more than one million Irish men and women died of starvation and disease, and a further two million emigrated in one of the worst European sustenance crises of modern times. Yet a ... More

‘Writing the Lives of Painters’Biography and Artistic Identity in Britain 1760-1810

‘Writing the Lives of Painters’: Biography and Artistic Identity in Britain 1760-1810

Karen Junod

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199597000
eISBN:
9780191725357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597000.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book explores the development of artists' biographies in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain. The development of the art market and the burgeoning of an exhibition culture all ... More

Writing the Nation in Reformation England, 1530–1580

Writing the Nation in Reformation England, 1530–1580

Cathy Shrank

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268887
eISBN:
9780191708473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268887.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Studying neglected authors such as Andrew Borde, John Leland, William Thomas, Thomas Smith, and Thomas Wilson, Writing the Nation in Reformation England offers a major re-evaluation of English ... More

Writing the RebellionLoyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America

Writing the Rebellion: Loyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America

Philip Gould

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199967896
eISBN:
9780199346073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967896.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Why has Revolutionary literary studies largely ignored the writings of those who opposed the American Rebellion? This study of the literature of politics reconsiders the place of the British American ... More

Writing the Stage Coach NationLocality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Writing the Stage Coach Nation: Locality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Ruth Livesey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198769439
eISBN:
9780191822438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Many of the best-loved Victorian novels take place not in the railway era in which they were published, but in the very recent past of a world moving by stage and mail coach. Most of the works of ... More

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