Nineteenth-Century Prose

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, Spring

Sir Walter Scott and the Contract between Playwrights, Actors, and Theater Audiences
Most critical studies of the works of Sir Walter Scott do not even mention his 130-page article for the Encyclopedia Britannica, "An Essay on the Drama" (1819). However, this essay contains important analysis of transactions between playwrights, actors,...
Walter Pater's Heroic Nostos: The Underworld Journey in the Renaissance
See, they return; ah, see the tentative Movements and the slow feet, The trouble in the pace and the uncertain Wavering! See, they return, one, and by one, With fear, as half-awakened; As if the snow should hesitate ...
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