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Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 181, 2010 Lectures

Автор: [автор не указан]
Год: 2012
Издание: [не указанo]
Страниц: 250
ISBN: 0197265278
This volume collects together lectures by distinguished scholars.Julia Smith examines medieval religious relics, focusing on what they actually comprised and asking how these paltry items came to be so highly valued.Gruffydd Aled Williams takes the authentic medieval Welsh literary corpus associated with Owain Glyndwr, consisting in the main of bardic eulogies rather than prophecies, and examines them in their historical context.Christopher Tilmouth's lecture on Alexander Pope asks what part Shaftesbury's polite wit, Mandeville's cynicism, and Augustan sentimentalism played in the poetry of England's greatest satirist. What, too, can Pope teach us about the relationship between literature and ethics?Isobel Armstrong focuses on the Romantic poets' fascination with the lens-made and projected images that the modern world has come to think of as the virtual image. Their questioning of the simulacra around them and their daring experiments with a language of reflection and refraction is...
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