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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 Love of BoysOrigins of Bish nen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature

Writing the Love of Boys: Origins of Bish nen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature

Jeffrey Angles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669691
eISBN:
9781452947037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669691.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Despite its centuries-long tradition of literary and artistic depictions of love between men, around the fin-de siècle Japanese culture began to portray same-sex desire as immoral. This textlooks at ... 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

Writing Under TyrannyEnglish Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Greg Walker

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book considers the impact of Henry VIII’s break with Rome and the Royal Supremacy of the 1530s upon the generation of poets, playwrights, and prose-writers who lived through those events. ... More

Writing WeimarCritical Realism in German Literature, 1918-1933

Writing Weimar: Critical Realism in German Literature, 1918-1933

David Midgley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151791
eISBN:
9780191672835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151791.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The years of the Weimar Republic saw complex cultural change in Germany as well as political turmoil. This book draws on the large amount of research done on the period since the 1980s in order to ... More

Writing with ScissorsAmerican Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Ellen Gruber Garvey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195390346
eISBN:
9780199979240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390346.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Men and women 150 years ago grappled with information overload by making scrapbooks—the ancestors of Google and blogging. From Abraham Lincoln to Susan B. Anthony, African American janitors to ... More

Yeats and Violence

Yeats and Violence

Michael Wood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199557660
eISBN:
9780191701726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557660.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This is a book about how poetry, seen through the instance of a single poem, seeks to make sense of a turbulent and dangerous world. Poetry must introduce order and shape where there is none, and ... More

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