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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, ...
"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 ...
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 ...
"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 ...
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 ...