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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Shaking Hands with the Prophet

John Mac Kilgore.

in Mania for Freedom

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 13755 words.

This chapter focuses on the War of 1812 era and Native American resistance to US imperialism. It documents how the politics of enthusiasm, understood as religious fanaticism, was mobilized...

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Epilogue

Christopher Reid.

in Imprison'd Wranglers

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 2985 words.

The epilogue considers how the rhetorical culture of the House, and the image of its speakers, began to change at the end of the period covered by the book. It discusses the role played by...

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“See Benezet’s Account of Africa Throughout”

Sean D. Moore.

in Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries

February 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 17448 words.

Olaudah Equiano is arguably the founder of the slave narrative, in his case one in which he explores his capture in Africa as a boy, his different masters, his conversion to evangelical...

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John Sharpe and Alexander Chalmers: A Body of Standard English Poetry

Thomas F. Bonnell.

in The Most Disreputable Trade

April 2008; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 18772 words.

In 1805, as Cooke brought his project to an end, John Sharpe started a series called The Works of the British Poets, extending to nearly 50 years an unbroken chain of continuity: from 1765...

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Burke, Edgeworth, and Ireland’s Discontents

John Owen Havard.

in Disaffected Parties

February 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 21909 words.

This chapter re-examines the party-political career of Edmund Burke and the writings of Maria Edgeworth in relation to a deep history of Anglo-Irish ‘discontents’ and their challenges to...

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Madam Britannia

Emma Major.

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 384 pages.

Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation, 1712–1812 explores the complex and fascinating relationship between women, Protestantism, and nationhood. Opening with a history of...

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Paradise Lost in Spanish Translation and as World Literature

Angelica Duran.

in Milton in Translation

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literature. 7280 words.

The chapter is dedicated to the surprisingly large number—twenty—of Spanish translations of Paradise Lost that emerged from Spain from 1812 to 2005. Duran provides a frank assessment of the...

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“Changing by Enchantment”

Michelle Sizemore.

in American Enchantment

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 12240 words.

This chapter transitions to a discussion of “the people” as a nation, contextualizing its analysis within the rise of U.S. nationalism during and after the War of 1812. A work of American...

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