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Military Men of FeelingEmotion, Touch, and Masculinity in the Crimean War

Military Men of Feeling: Emotion, Touch, and Masculinity in the Crimean War

Holly Furneaux

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198737834
eISBN:
9780191801402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737834.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book offers a new way of thinking about Victorian men and the Victorian military. Though the nineteenth-century soldier has been perceived as emotionally buttoned up and stiff upper-lipped, this ... More

Mock-Epic Poetry from Pope to Heine

Mock-Epic Poetry from Pope to Heine

Ritchie Robertson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199571581
eISBN:
9780191722356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571581.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This is a study of a genre of poetry that flourished in English, French, and German literature from the early eighteenth to the mid‐nineteenth century. Although some of the texts discussed are ... More

The Most Disreputable TradePublishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Thomas F. Bonnell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

A publishing phenomenon began in Glasgow in 1765. Uniform pocket editions of the English Poets printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis formed the first link in a chain of literary products that has grown ... More

Nobody's StoryThe Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Catherine Gallagher

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182436
eISBN:
9780191673801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182436.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book is an exploration of the careers of five influential women writers of the Restoration and eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The ‘nobodies’ of the title are not ignored, silenced, ... More

Nuns as Historians in Early Modern Germany

Nuns as Historians in Early Modern Germany

Charlotte Woodford

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256716
eISBN:
9780191719691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256716.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

Nuns as Historians introduces women's contributions to a discourse generally considered to be the province of men: history writing. It examines the tradition of history writing and ... More

The Patriot Opposition to WalpolePolitics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725-1742

The Patriot Opposition to Walpole: Politics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725-1742

Christine Gerrard

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129820
eISBN:
9780191671869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129820.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is a full-length study of the so-called Patriot opposition to Robert Walpole, which reached its height during the clamour for war against Spain at the turn of the 1730s. The book examines ... More

Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past1660-1781

Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Richard Terry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Concentrating on the period 1660-1781, this book explores how the English literary past was made. It charts how antiquarians unearthed the raw materials of the English (or more widely) British ... More

Popular Fiction before RichardsonNarrative Patterns 1700–1739

Popular Fiction before Richardson: Narrative Patterns 1700–1739

John J. Richetti

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112631
eISBN:
9780191670824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112631.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This is a study of those narratives which were written and widely read in England during the first 40 years of the eighteenth century, but which have been hitherto neglected or despised by historians ... More

The Postcolonial EnlightenmentEighteenth-Century Colonialism and Postcolonial Theory

The Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Colonialism and Postcolonial Theory

Daniel Carey and Lynn Festa (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199677597
eISBN:
9780191803710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199677597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

Over the last thirty years, postcolonial critiques of European imperial practices have transformed our understanding of colonial ideology, resistance, and cultural contact. The Enlightenment has ... More

Professional Imaginative Writing in England,
1670–1740'Hackney for Bread'

Professional Imaginative Writing in England, 1670–1740: 'Hackney for Bread'

Brean S. Hammond

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112990
eISBN:
9780191670909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112990.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book sets out to provide an overview of the social, political, economic, and institutional context within which imaginative writing developed during the late 17th and 18th century. It was in ... More

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