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War in British Literary Scholarship
(University of Chicago. Press. Journals Division, 2017-11)
[From article] But for almost a century since Henry Beers’s History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century (New York, 1899), the mainlines of literary scholarship, criticism, and popular thought have viewed the ...
The Tone in the Tune: An Echo of Burns in Hardy's "The Darkling Thrush"
(Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017)
[From article:] The most anthologized of Thomas Hardy's poems, "The Darkling Thrush," is also a site of contesting themes of skepticism, agnosticism, denial, and regret [...] Yet there is a chorus of agreement about the ...
Can a Gentleman Rage?: Ben Franklin on the Curve of Satire
(Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, N.C.), 2011)
[From article]: It was the Golden Age of satire, the eighteenth century in England, and Swift, Pope, Gay, Addison and Steele, Fielding, and Jane Austen were the gold standard. Never has a country before or since produced ...
Steele's "Curs" and Fielding's Hounds
(Oxford University Press, 1979-12)
A discussion of the source of the names for the squire's dogs in Henry Fielding's Joseph Andrews.
The Progress of Patriotism and Biography: The Battle of Trafalgar in Southey's The Life of Nelson
(United States Air Force Academy. Department of English and Fine Arts, 1997)
[From article]: "Every poet," said Ovid, "bears the burden of Homer" (I.i). And every biographer faces the problems and looks to the standard of Plutarch. But the biographer of a contemporary bears the burden of his times ...
Tarsicius: a hagiographical allusion in Joyce's "Araby"
(Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1991)
[From article]: In his story "Araby" Joyce alludes to a Roman martyr both to designate a comic touch by the narrator and to deepen the themes of disillusionment and deflated romanticism. This purposefully melodramatic ...