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Marlowe and the Greeks
(2013) - Journal article
Marlowe's combination of lyric violence with a spirit of irony and scepticism has always seemed somewhat paradoxical, but we may find an explanation for it in his debt to Greek. Greek language learning developed in England ...
(2017-02-22) - Journal article
Philosophy of the imagination : time, immanence and the events that wound us in Wilson Harris’s Jonestown
(2013-05-03) - Journal article
In his fictional recreation of the People’s Temple massacre, Jonestown, Harris presents us with a protagonist who counter-actualizes the trauma that wounds him, living creatively out of the event and constructing an ...
Mann and gender in old English prose : a pilot study
(2017) - Journal article
It has long been known that OE mann was used in gender-neutral as well as gender-specific contexts. Because of the enormous volume of its attestations in Old English prose, the more precise usage patterns of mann remain, ...
Excavating the borders of literary Anglo-Saxonism in nineteenth-century Britain and Australia
(2013-12) - Journal article
Comparing nineteenth-century British and Australian Anglo-Saxonist literature enables a "decentered" exploration of Anglo-Saxonism's intersections with national, imperial, and colonial discourses, challenging assumption ...
Keats, myth, and the science of sympathy
(2016-07) - Journal article
This essay considers the connections between myth and sympathy in Keats’s poetic theory and practice. It argues that the ‘Ode to Psyche’ exemplifies the way in which Keats uses mythological narrative, and the related trope ...
An English lecturer, a palliative care practitioner, and an absent poet have a confabulation
(2014-07-09) - Journal article
The possibilities for developing the poet Douglas Dunn’s archive (which includes the drafts and manuscripts for his collection Elegies, dealing with the terminal illness and death of the poet’s wife from cancer) for ...
Revolution by degrees : Philip Sidney and Gradatio
(2011-05) - Journal article
Before the Colditz myth : telling POW stories in postwar British cinema
(2014-08) - Journal article
Before the concretization of the ‘Colditz Myth’ in the mid-1950s, British cinema’s engagement with the POW narrative took unexpected generic forms. The Captive Heart (1946) and The Wooden Horse (1950) draw on the narrative ...
Anglo-Saxonism in nineteenth-century poetry
(2010-05-04) - Journal article
This article essays the first survey of nineteenth-century poetry that imitates, alludes to, or draws on, theories about Anglo-Saxon language and/or literature. Criticism has so far overlooked such a field as forming a ...