It is not easy to reconstruct the Augustan
forum of Conimbriga.
Conscious that the dramatic polarities on which his fiction was erected derive from the Gothic romance rather than the more temperate, quotidian tone of the Augustan
novel, Dickens tries to bring Thackeray's fictive method within the compass of his own, and so to dismantle it from within.
Rome was a city actively engaged in the production and contemplation of monuments.
Ridicule, Religion and the Politics of Wit in Augustan
When a member of the opposition asked an awkward question, Gladstone would reply at length in long convoluted Augustan
sentences full of polysyllabic words accompanied by Greek and Latin sayings.
Yet this short passage, from which the notion of "unnatural philosophy" originates, and which is frequently offered as proof of Fielding's Augustan
ethos, fails to encapsulate the novel's equivocal treatment of science.
Deidre Lynch's thoughtful opening essay entitled "'A Genius for Foretelling': Augustan
Austen and Future Fiction" starts by examining the periodicities of Austen's fiction, and emphasises the difficulties of placing her in any single age.
poet Alexander Pope's insults were legendary while Byron's critique of Keats cannot be printed in a family newspaper.
To quote Mack again (quoting Keats), "while the tendency of [the Romantics'] poetry is to extract itself as far as possible out of 'the weariness the fever, and the fret, Here where men sit and hear each other groan'" (1961: 2), actually, the great Augustan
concern was with the here and now.
Those who were present on the occasion include Sanam Ara, Shahida Shah, Haroon Saroob, Adesh Singh and Augustan
Todd Cleveland, assistant history professor at Augustan
College (Illinois), presents a fascinating investigation of diamond mining and its consequences in Stones of Contention.
Obsolete concrete cylinder sewer main in an easement between the end of Diamond Court and Augustan
Way will be abandoned and lots will be re-plumbed to mains in the public street.