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"One a Bird Bore Off": Anglo-Saxon and the elegiac in The Cantos'
(2001) - Journal article
This article provides an explanation and context for Pound's quotation from the Old English poem 'The Wanderer' at the start of 'Canto 27' and discusses the previously unacknowledged stylistic and rhythmical debts to Old ...
"One can emend a mutilated text": Auden's The Orators and the Old English Exeter Book
(2002) - Journal article
This article argues that Book I of Auden's 1931 work 'The Orators' does not merely allude to poems in the Old English Exeter Book as source material, but that it participates in a medievalist model of textual production. ...
Knight or Wight in Keats's 'La Bella Dame'?: An Ancient Ditty Reconsidered
(2005) - Journal article
This article re-examines the various processes of textual transmission for Keats's 'La Belle Dame sans Merci', which have resulted in two 'competing' texts of the poem. It argues that a medieval model of textual production ...
Rethinking the 'Spectacle of the Scaffold' : Juridical Epistemologies and English Revenge Tragedy
(2005-12) - Journal article
Michel Foucault's analysis of penal torture as part of a regime of truth production continues to be routinely applied to the interpretation of English Renaissance drama. This paper argues that such an application misleadingly ...