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Bristow, Joseph

Works: 65 works in 403 publications in 1 language and 16,406 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Didactic fiction  Psychological fiction  Poetry  Drama  Fables  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PR5819, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Joseph Bristow
The Cambridge companion to Victorian poetry by Joseph Bristow( Book )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Companion provides an introduction to the issues that absorbed the attention of poets from the 1830s to the 1890s. The thirteen chapters offer fresh insights into the works of well-known figures such as Robert Browning and Alfred Tennyson and the writings of women poets -- like Amy Levy, and Augusta Webster -- whose contribution to Victorian culture has only recently been acknowledged by modern scholars. The volume, which will be of interest to scholars and students alike, features a detailed chronology of the Victorian period and a guide to further reading
Nineteenth-century women poets : an Oxford anthology by Isobel Armstrong( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chronological span of the anthology provides a unique perspective on women's poetry from the late-Romantic period to the Victorian fin-de-siecle. The editorial commentary and headnotes supply biographical details, document the activities and publications of individual poets, examine the political formations and cultural groupings to which these writers belonged, and describe the print media which made the development of their work possible, in particular the minority journals that allowed them a voice
Sexuality by Joseph Bristow( Book )

39 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joseph Bristow introduces readers to the most influential contemporary theories of sexual desire and reveals how nineteenth-century scientists invented 'sexuality'."--Jacket
The complete works of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde( Book )

in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume of Poems and Poems in Prose inaugurates the Oxford English Texts Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. It provides texts of Wilde's one-hundred and nineteen poems and poems in prose, including twenty-one never published in his lifetime, together with the publishing history of each poem, and a detailed commentary on allusions and echoes, imagery, and points of biographical interest."--Publisher's description
Sexual sameness : textual differences in lesbian and gay writing by Joseph Bristow( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1992, Sexual Sameness examines the differing textual strategies male and female writers have developed to celebrate homosexuality. Examining such writers as E.M. Forster, James Baldwin, Sylvia Townsend Warner and Audre Lourde, this wide-ranging book demonstrates how literature has been one of the few cultural spaces in which sexual outsiders have been able to explore forbidden desires.From the humiliating trials of Oscar Wilde to the appalling stigmatisation of people living with AIDS, Sexual Sameness reveals the
Victorian women poets : Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This New Casebook includes some of the most incisive and searching critical explorations of poetry by Victorian women. Based on theoretical methods drawn from forms of feminist and historicist inquiry, it reveals how and why the powerful and often popular works of writers such as Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti have been subject to radical rereading and revaluation since the late 1970s. Furnished with a detailed introduction about women and poetic identity between 1830 and 1890, the volume includes an extensive bibliography suggesting further reading in what is a rapidly expanding field of criticism
Oscar Wilde and modern culture : the making of a legend by Joseph Bristow( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar Wilde, Lady Gregory, and late-Victorian table-talk / Lucy McDiarmid -- Sexuality in the age of technological reproducibility: Oscar Wilde, photography, and identity / Daniel A. Novak -- Salomé as bombshell, or, How Oscar Wilde became an anarchist / Erin Williams Hyman -- Oscar Wilde and the politics of posthumous sainthood: Hofmannsthal, Mirbeau, Proust / Richard A. Kaye -- The trouble with Oskar: Wilde's legacy for the early homosexual rights movement in Germany / Yvonne Ivory -- Staking Salomé: the literary forefathers and choreographic daughters of Oscar Wilde's "Hysterical and perverted creature" / Julie Townsend -- "Surely you are not claiming to be more homosexual than I?" Claude Cahun and Oscar Wilde / Lizzie Thynne -- Oscar Wilde's An ideal husband and W. Somerset Maugham's The constant wife: a dialogue / Laurel Brake -- Transcripts and truth: writing the trials of Oscar Wilde / Leslie J. Moran -- The artist as protagonist: Wilde on stage / Francesca Coppa -- Wilde lives: Derek Jarman and the queer eighties / Matt Cook -- Oscar goes to Hollywood: Wilde, sexuality, and the gaze of contemporary cinema / Oliver S. Buckton
Effeminate England : homoerotic writing after 1885 by Joseph Bristow( Book )

14 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Effeminate England, Joseph Bristow explores the legacy of effeminacy in homoerotic literature that began more than a century ago with the 1885 Labouchere Amendment criminalizing male homosexual contact and Oscar Wilde's subsequent incarceration. This broad overview looks into the century that followed these defining moments in the history of gay literature, demonstrating how the effeminate behavior that came to be connected so solidly with male homosexual identity has manifested itself in the literature of gay male writers in England. Effeminate England focuses closely on the works and lives of several prominent British literary figures of the past century, including E.M. Forster, John Addington Symonds, and Quentin Crisp. In a concluding section, Bristow evaluates the impact of the AIDS epidemic on gay men's writing and offers a thoughtful, original reading of Alan Hollinghurst's highly regarded recent novel, The Swimming Pool Library
The picture of Dorian Gray : an annotated, uncensored edition by Oscar Wilde( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spellbound before his own portrait, Dorian Gray utters a fateful wish. In exchange for eternal youth he gives his soul, to be corrupted by the malign influence of his mentor, the aesthete and hedonist Lord Henry Wotton. The novel was met with moral outrage by contemporary critics who, dazzled perhaps by Wilde's brilliant style, may have confused the author with his creation, Lord Henry, to whom even Dorian protests, 'You cut life to pieces with your epigrams.'. Encouraged by Lord Henry to substitute pleasure for goodness and art for reality, Dorian tries to watch impassively as he brings misery and death to those who love him. But the picture is watching him, and, made hideous by the marks of sin, it confronts Dorian with the reflection of his fall from grace, the silent bearer of what is in effect a devastating moral judgement
The infernal desires of Angela Carter : fiction, femininity, feminism by Joseph Bristow( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on many aspects of contemporary feminist theory, this lively collection of essays assesses Angela Carter''s polemical fictions of desire. Carter, renowned for her irreverent wit, was one of the most gifted, subversive, and stylish British writers to emerge in the 1960s
Robert Browning by Joseph Bristow( Book )

11 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford book of adventure stories( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology brings together 23 of the best adventure stories from the zenith of empire to our present fragmented post-colonial world. Pitched against the unknown, against the forces of nature and against man's own treachery, the protaganists' courage and heroism are put to the test
Wilde writings : contextual conditions( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wilde Writings brings together research by established and emerging scholars, some of whom draw on unpublished archival material, and all of whom have something new and enlightening to say about Wilde. The collection provides fresh insights into critical debates about Wilde and effeminacy, masochism, and Christian theology, and also draws attention to significant problems in the textual editing of his writings, his debt to the 'aesthetic' fiction of the novelist Ouida, and the popularity of his drama in twentieth-century China."--Jacket
The Victorian poet : poetics and persona by Joseph Bristow( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practice of poetry in the Victorian period was characterised by an extreme diversity of styles, preoccupations and subject-matter. This anthology attempts to draw out some of the main focuses of interest in the Victorian poet. No Victorian poet produced an overall theory of poetry, yet all accepted it as a natural vehicle of expression, and for some subjects, in particular sexuality, the only literary mode. Indeed, the sexual question was made even more acute by the sudden phenomenon of the ‘poetess’, and the relation of poetry to gender raised interesting new critical questions. At the same time, the cultural role of the poet came under increasing debate: Victorian poetry was the first contemporary poetry to be studied. This selection of central texts illustrates these pressures on the Victorian practice of poetry, and the introductory remarks suggest ways in which theory can be related to the understanding key poems themselves
The importance of being earnest and related writings by Oscar Wilde( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar Wilde's Chatterton : literary history, romanticism, and the art of forgery by Joseph Bristow( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empire boys : adventures in a man's world by Joseph Bristow( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilde discoveries : traditions, histories, archives by Joseph Bristow( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most significant resource for any researcher wishing to understand the finer details of Oscar Wilde's remarkable career, the "Oscar Wilde and His Circle" archive at the University of California, Los Angeles houses the world's largest collection of materials relating to the life and work of the gifted Irish writer. Wilde Discoveries brings together thirteen studies based on research done in this archive that span the course of Wilde's work and shed light on previously neglected aspects of his lively and varied professional and personal life. This volume offers fresh approaches to well-known works such as The Picture of Dorian Gray while paying serious attention to his lesser known writings and activities, including his earliest attempts at emulating the English Romantics, his editing of Woman's World, and his fascination with anarchism. A detailed introduction by the volume editor ties the essays together and illustrates the distinctive evolution of research on this great writer's extraordinary career"--Jacket
The story of an African farm by Olive Schreiner( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyndall, Schreiner's articulate young feminist, marks the entry of the controversial New Woman into nineteenth-century fiction. Raised as an orphan amid a makeshift family, she witnesses an intolerable world of colonial exploitation. Desiring a formal education, she leaves the isolated farm for boarding school in her early teens, only to return four years later from an unhappy relationship. Unable to meet the demands of her mysterious lover, Lyndall retires to a house inBloemfontein, where, delirious with exhaustion, she is unknowingly tended by an English farmer disguised as her female nurse
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The Cambridge companion to Victorian poetry
Alternative Names
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Bristow, Joe

Bristow, Joseph Eugene

Bristow, Joseph Eugene 1958-

Joseph Bristow britischer Anglist

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Joseph Bristow professor of English literature

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Nineteenth-century women poets : an Oxford anthologySexualityThe complete works of Oscar WildeVictorian women poets : Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina RossettiOscar Wilde and modern culture : the making of a legendEffeminate England : homoerotic writing after 1885The picture of Dorian Gray : an annotated, uncensored editionThe infernal desires of Angela Carter : fiction, femininity, feminism