Philhellenism and antisemitism: Matthew Arnold and his German models
- Translation in Arnold's Empedocles. Wallace, Jennifer; College, Clare // Essays in Criticism;Oct95, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p301
Analyzes poet Arnold Matthew's attitude towards translation. Arnold's ambiguous attitude to translation; Preference for the idea of internal penetration; Desiring comprehension and stillness; Representation of life in poetry; Concept of translation as cure.
- Arnoldian ethnology. Pecora, Vincent P. // Victorian Studies;Spring98, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p355
Examines the concept of culture according to Matthew Arnold. Problems with Arnold's confusion and inconsistent approach to the relations between race and culture; Opposition between Hellen and Hebrew in Arnold's writings; Distinction between a higher and disinterested curiosity linked to the...
- Hebraism and Hellenism reconsidered. Feldman, Louis H. // Judaism;Spring94, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p115
Discusses Matthew Arnold's 1869 essay `Hebraism and Hellenism' examining its view on the historical coexistence of the Greek and Jewish cultures. Differentiating characteristics of both cultures; Hellenic and Hebraic concepts of morality and religious practice; Concepts of time.
- Matthew Arnold and the Novel. Ricks, Christopher // Salmagundi;Fall2001, Issue 132, p76
This article analyzes the literary style of critic Matthew Arnold. Many criticisms were aimed at the points of views that Matthew took. Within this article it shows that though he took many criticism hits but what he wrote was genuine and that point could not have been argued with. His passion...
- �Poetry is the Reality�: Matthew Arnold Tackles the Athletes of Logic (and Theory). Caufield, James Walter // Cambridge Quarterly;Sep2010, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p237
For more than thirty years the ideas of Matthew Arnold have endured sustained and sometimes violent criticism at the hands of New Left and postcolonial thinkers. The roots of this criticism, however, are already discernible among Arnold's fellow Victorian men of letters. This essay traces the...
- disinterestedness (1790) Literary Theory. // Dictionary of Theories;2002, p153
Information on the term "disinterestedness" is presented. English critic Matthew Arnold's ideal critic is disinterested in avoidance of personal involvement in the arguments of feelings promoted by a work.
- Matthew Arnold and us. Gross, John // Commentary;Jul94, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p38
Examines poet and critic Matthew Arnold's `Culture and Anarchy,' a book on the defense of high culture against the depredations of modernity. Popularity of both author and book in literary milleau of the 1860s; Philosophies on events, personalities and culture; View on `great men of culture';...
- Matthew Arnold's `Tristam and Iseult': Greater significance than love and death. Lambdin, Laura // Philological Quarterly;Fall94, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p431
Discusses Matthew Arnold's moral stances concerning medieval civilization using the elements employed in his poem, `Tristam and Iseult.' Arnold's concern with moderation; Discussion of the poem's theme as demonstrated in the characters' response to love and death.
- Nationalism, human rights, and interpretation. Said, Edward W. // Raritan;Winter93, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p26
Views on nationalism, human rights and interpretation described in the essay `Culture and Anarchy' by Matthew Arnold. Effect of Arnold's cosmopolitan cultural outlook; Arnold's identification of the State with culture; Ideas about culture share with nationalists and patriots.