Samuel Johnson

 

 

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A dictionary of the English language

[Ode]

 

 

ODE. n. s. [ὠδὴ]   A poem written to be sung to musick; a lyrick poem; the ode is either of the greater or less kind. The less is characterised by sweetness and ease; the greater by sublimity, rapture, and quickness of transition.

A man haunts the forest that abuses our young plants with carving Rosalind on their barks; hangs odes upon hawthorns, and elegies on brambles, all forsooth deifying the name of Rosalind.                 Shakesp. As you like it.

O run, prevent them with thy humble ode,
And lay it lowly at his blessed feet.                 Milt. Poems.

What work among you scholar Gods!
Phœbus must write him am'rous odes;
And thou, poor cousin, must compose
His letters in submissive prose.                         Prior. Dict.

 

 

 

 

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Samuel Johnson: A dictionary of the English language:
In which the words are deduced from their originals,
and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers.
To which are prefixed, a history of the language, and an English grammar.
Vol. II. London: Printed by W. Strahan 1755, [p. 1392].

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Alexandre, Didier u.a. (Hrsg.): L'ode, en cas de toute liberté poétique. Actes du colloque organisé à l'Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail les 14-15-16 janvier 2004. Bern u.a. 2007 (= Littératures de langue française, 3).

Billi, Mirella: Johnson's Beauties. The Lexicon of the Aesthetics in the Dictionary. In: Textus. English Studies in Italy 19.1 (2006), S. 131-150.

Brandmeyer, Rudolf: Poetiken der Lyrik: Von der Normpoetik zur Autorenpoetik. In: Handbuch Lyrik. Theorie, Analyse, Geschichte. Hrsg. von Dieter Lamping. 2. Aufl. Stuttgart 2016, S. 2-15.

Cohen, Ralph: The return to the ode. In: The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry. Hrsg. von John Sitter. Cambridge u.a. 2001, S. 203-224.

Domsch, Sebastian: The Emergence of Literary Criticism in 18th-Century Britain. Discourse between Attacks and Authority. Berlin u. Boston 2014 (= Buchreihe der Anglia / Anglia Book Series, 47).

Gerrard, Christine (Hrsg.): A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry. Malden, MA u.a. 2006.

Gouws, Rufus u.a.: Wörterbücher/Dictionaries/Dictionnaires. 4 Bde. Berlin u. Boston 1989-2013.

Hopkins, David (Hrsg.): The Routledge Anthology of poets on poets. Poetic responses to English poetry from Chaucer to Yeats. London u.a. 1994.

Johnson, Samuel: The plan of a dictionary of the English language. London 1747.
URL: https://books.google.de/books?id=KijPLTL74AUC
URL: https://www.loc.gov/item/11007677/

Krummacher, Hans-Henrik: Odentheorie und Geschichte der Lyrik im 18. Jahrhundert. In: Ders., Lyra. Studien zur Theorie und Geschichte der Lyrik vom 16. bis zum 19. Jahrhundert. Berlin u.a. 2013, S. 77-123.

Lamb, Julian: Rules of Use. Language and Instruction in Early Modern England. London u.a. 2014.

Lynch, Jack: Modes of Definition in Johnson and His Contemporaries. In: Harvard Library Bulletin 20.3-4 (2009), S. 72-87.

Lynch, Jack (Hrsg.): Samuel Johnson in Context. Cambridge u.a. 2012.

Lynch, Jack (Hrsg.): The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660-1800. Oxford 2016.

Lipking, Lawrence: The Ordering of the Arts in Eighteenth-Century England. Princeton 1979.

Maclean, Norman: From Action to Image. Theories of the Lyric in the Eighteenth Century. In: Critics and Criticism. Ancient and Modern. Hrsg. von Ronald S. Crane. Chicago u.a. 1952, S. 408-460.

McDermott, Anne C. (Hrsg.): Ashgate Critical Essays on Early English Lexicographers. Bd. 5: The Eighteenth Century. Farnham 2012.

Mugglestone, Lynda: Samuel Johnson and the Journey into Words. Oxford 2015.

Smallwood, Philip: Johnson's Critical Presence. Image, History, Judgment. Aldershot 2003.

 

 

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