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Commemorating Writers in Nineteenth-Century Europe
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: J. Leerssen, A. Rigney
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-12 - Publisher: Springer

This volume offers detailed accounts of the cults of individual writers and a comparative perspective on the spread of centenary fever across Europe. It offers a fascinating insight into the interaction between literature and cultural memory, and the entanglement between local, national and European identities at the highpoint of nation-building.
National Poets, Cultural Saints: Canonization and Commemorative Cults of Writers in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Marijan Dović, Jón Karl Helgason
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-08 - Publisher: BRILL

In National Poets, Cultural Saints Marijan Dović and Jón Karl Helgason explore the veneration of artists, writers, and poets in Europe, especially in the period 1840–1940, and present an analytical model of canonization for further studies on “cultural sainthood”.
Shakespeare in Cold War Europe
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Erica Sheen, Isabel Karremann
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-09 - Publisher: Springer

This essay collection examines the Shakespearian culture of Cold War Europe - Germany, France, UK, USSR, Poland, Spain and Hungary - from 1947/8 to the end of the 1970s. Written by international Shakespearians who are also scholars of the Cold War, the essays assembled here consider representative events, productions and
Romantik 4
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Aarhus University Press
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-31 - Publisher: ISD LLC

Romantik: Journal for the Study of Romanticisms includes new research articles on Byron's The Giaour, on spatial memory in Wordsworth and Rousseau, on how the city of Brighton was represented in the early nineteenth century as a centre of fashion, polite sociability, and consumerism, on the construction of a romantic
Cultures of Memory in the Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: Katherine Haldane Grenier, Amanda R. Mushal
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-08 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This collection provides a long-overdue examination of the nineteenth century as a crucible of new commemorative practices. Distinctive memory cultures emerged during this period which would fundamentally reshape public and private practices of remembrance in the modern world. The essays in this volume bring together scholars of History, Literature, Art