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Hamilton, "Post-Secular Conviviality"

The article reviews the philosophical importance of conversation and its attendant virtue of conviviality for the theory of knowledge. It argues that to appreciate the crisis Romanticism encountered in trying to maintain enlightened philosophical conversation in a colonial era can usefully inform discussions of secularism in the post-colonial age. This essay appears in _Romanticism, Secularism, and Cosmopolitanism_, a volume of _Romantic Circles Praxis Series_, prepared exclusively for Romantic Circles (http://www.rc.umd.edu/), University of Maryland.

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Stillinger, "Fifty-nine Ways of Reading 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'"

Twentieth-century reading and criticism of Ode on a Grecian Urn began with author biography and relatively mindless appreciation of the beauties of individual pictorial details; made great progress as a result of New Critical emphasis on close reading to uncover irony, paradox, and ambiguity in the poem; gained further sophistication with advent of literary theories--Deconstruction, New Historicism, Feminism, Reader-Response criticism particular--that opened up possibilities for additional meanings poem therefore increasingly multiple, complex, even contradictory responses from its readers. result has been sanction open-endedness, admire Keats all more as genius who provided such rich materials work with, free classroom forever narrowness single-meaning interpretation laid on students by well-intentioned instructors. This essay appears _Ode a Grecian Urn: Hypercanonicity & Pedagogy_, volume _Romantic Circles Praxis Series_, prepared exclusively Romantic (http://www.rc.umd.edu/), University Maryland.

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Wolfson, "The Know of Not to Know It: My Returns to Reading and Teaching Keats's 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'"

Ode on a Grecian Urn repays pleasurable labors of careful reading, not as a search for information or an occasion for exposures of ideology, but as a tracking and tracing of language as event, as field of play, as a discovery of indeterminacy in the desire for determinations. This essay appears in _Ode on a Grecian Urn: Hypercanonicity & Pedagogy_, a volume of _Romantic Circles Praxis Series_, prepared exclusively for Romantic Circles (http://www.rc.umd.edu/), University of Maryland.

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Shelley, Medusa, and the Perils of Ekphrasis

February, 1997

Shelley, Medusa, and the Perils of Ekphrasis

GRANT F. SCOTT


This article reproduced as part of
the Romantic Circles Electronic Edition of Shelley's "Medusa"
from The Romantic Imagination: Literature and Art in England and Germany, ed. Frederick Burwick and Jurgen Klein (Studies in comparative literature 6), Amsterdam/Atlanta, GA: Rodopi, 1996. 315- 332.

Adapted for hypertext by Melissa J. Sites.

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