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Majesty and HumanityKings and Their Doubles in the Political Drama of the Spanish Golden Age

Majesty and Humanity: Kings and Their Doubles in the Political Drama of the Spanish Golden Age

Alban K. Forcione

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134407
eISBN:
9780300153309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134407.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the Golden Age of Spanish theater, an age of highly dramatized coronations and regal spectacles, this book presents a surprising but persistent preoccupation with the disrobing of the king. In ... More

Mammon's MusicLiterature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Blair Hoxby

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093780
eISBN:
9780300129632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

The commercial revolution of the seventeenth century deeply changed English culture. This book explores what that economic transformation meant to the century's greatest poet, John Milton, and to the ... More

Marie d`AgoultThe Rebel Countess

Marie d`Agoult: The Rebel Countess

Richard Bolster

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082463
eISBN:
9780300137682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082463.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Talented and resolutely independent, Marie d'Agoult (1805–76) was one of the most remarkable women of her time. Abandoning her privileged position in society, she eloped with her great love, the ... More

The Memoirs of Ernest A. ForssgrenProust's Swedish Valet

The Memoirs of Ernest A. Forssgren: Proust's Swedish Valet

Ernest Forssgren

William C. Carter (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114638
eISBN:
9780300133363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114638.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The memoirs of Ernest Forssgren (1894–1970), the young Swede who served as Marcel Proust's last valet, provide new insights into Proust's life and death. Previously, Forssgren's memoir has been ... More

Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads

Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads

George Meredith

Criscillia Benford and Rebecca Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173178
eISBN:
9780300189100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173178.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside occupies a distinctive and somewhat notorious place within George Meredith's already unique body of work. It is now best known for the emotionally ... More

Novel BeginningsExperiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

Patricia Spacks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110319
eISBN:
9780300128338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110319.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This study provides an account of the early history of the English novel. It departs from the traditional, narrow focus on the development of the realistic novel to emphasize the many kinds of ... More

Obsolete Objects in the Literary ImaginationRuins, Relics, Rarities, Rubbish, Uninhabited Places, and Hidden Treasures

Obsolete Objects in the Literary Imagination: Ruins, Relics, Rarities, Rubbish, Uninhabited Places, and Hidden Treasures

Francesco Orlando

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108088
eISBN:
9780300138214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108088.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Translated here into English is a work of literary history and criticism comparable in scope and achievement to Eric Auerbach's Mimesis. The author explores Western literature's obsession with ... More

Old English LiteratureCritical Essays

Old English Literature: Critical Essays

R. M. Liuzza (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091397
eISBN:
9780300129113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091397.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Recognizing the dramatic changes in Old English studies over the past generation, this anthology gathers twenty-one outstanding contemporary critical writings on the prose and poetry of Anglo-Saxon ... More

Paradoxy of Modernism

Paradoxy of Modernism

Robert Scholes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108200
eISBN:
9780300128840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108200.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book intervenes in ongoing discussions about modernism in the arts during the crucial half-century from 1895 to 1945. While critics of and apologists for modernism have defined modern art and ... More

Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern Poetry

Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern Poetry

David Rosen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100716
eISBN:
9780300129489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100716.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers a radically new account of Modern poetry and revises our understanding of its relation to Romanticism. British poets from Wordsworth to Auden attempted to present themselves ... More

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