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  • Adu6yn gaer yssyd: an Early Welsh Poem Revisited 

    Russell, Paul (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2017-11-17)
    The poem, Etmic Dinbych, preserved in the Book of Taliesin is a much anthologized poem about which much has been written – about both the poem itself and its historical context. For a poem that has been so studied a number ...
  • ‘A Renouveau Of English Prosody’: Re-reading Swinburne's Atalanta in Calydon 

    Kilbride, Laura
    The hypothesis that a reassessment of Swinburne’s “Greekness” must begin with a consideration of his versification may seem questionable to many. As critics such as Prins, McGann, Louis, Maxwell and, more recently Ribeyrol, ...
  • Bolingbroke and Poetry 

    Hone, Joseph
    This essay examines for the first time the poetry of Henry St John, Lord Bolingbroke. Although Bolingbroke is now best known as a political theorist, historical writer, and opposition propagandist, he started his career ...
  • 'My mother's maids, when they did sew and spin': staging sewing, telling tales 

    Lees-Jeffries, Hester Mary
    Sewing is often evoked or staged in Shakespeare’s plays. Such moments can occasion reflection on the status of story-telling, the processes of literary and dramatic making, and performance (especially of gender). This essay ...

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