The Athenaeum

A Novel
Author: Raul Pompeia
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810131064
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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Originally published as O Ateneu in 1888, The Athenaeum is a classic of Brazilian literature, here translated into English in its entirety for the first time. The first-person narrator, Sergio, looks back to his time at the eponymous boarding school, with its autocratic principal and terrifying student body. Sergio’s account of his humiliating experiences as a student, with its frank discussion of corruption and homoerotic bullying, makes it clear that his school is structured and administered so as to reproduce the class divisions and power structure of the larger Brazilian society. In its muckraking mode, the novel is in the spirit of Naturalism, imported from France and well-acclimated to Brazil, where it blossomed. At the same time, Pompéia maintains the novel’s credibility as a bildungsroman by portraying the narrator’s psychological development. The novel’s conclusion suggests both a doomed society and its possible redemption, indicative of a moment of upheaval and transition in Brazilian history.

The Athenaeum


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The Athenaeum


Author: James Silk Buckingham,John Sterling,Frederick Denison Maurice,Henry Stebbing,Charles Wentworth Dilke,Thomas Kibble Hervey,William Hepworth Dixon,Norman Maccoll,Vernon Horace Rendall,John Middleton Murry
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Acquired tastes

200 years of collecting for the Boston Athenæum
Author: Boston Athenaeum,Stanley Ellis Cushing,David Bernard Dearinger
Publisher: Univ Pr of New England
ISBN: N.A
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 384
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A stunning commemoration of 200 years of collecting, study, and debate at this venerable Boston institution

The Athenaeum

A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous Information ...
Author: John Aikin
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Arts
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The Athenaeum

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama
Author: James Silk Buckingham,John Sterling,Frederick Denison Maurice
Publisher: Arkose Press
ISBN: 9781344060721
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Page: 816
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Athenaeum Centenary


Author: Boston Athenaeum,Charles Knowles Bolton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
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Page: 236
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The Athenaeum

Club and Social Life in London, 1824-1974
Author: Frank Richard Cowell
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Athenaeum
Page: 177
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A Catalogue of the Library of the Athenaeum, Liverpool


Author: Athenaeum (Liverpool, England),George Burrell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Library catalogs
Page: 404
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Their Fair Share

Women, Power and Criticism in the Athenaeum, from Millicent Garrett Fawcett to Katherine Mansfield, 1870–1920
Author: Marysa Demoor
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315363399
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 176
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Their Fair Share identifies and contextualises many previously unknown critical writings by a selection of well-known turn-of-the-century women. It reveals the networks behind an influential journal like the Athenaeum and presents a more shaded assessment of its position in the field of cultural production, in the period 1870-1920. The Athenaeum (1828-1921) has often been presented as a monolithic institution offering its readers a fairly conservative, male oriented appreciation of a wide variety of contemporary publications. On the basis of archival and biographical material this book presents an entirely new analysis of the reviewing policy of this weekly from 1870, when it came into the hands of the politician Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, up to and including 1919-1920 when John Middleton Murry became its editor. Dilke, and his editor Norman MacColl, are here revealed to have been committed feminists who enlisted some of the most influential women of their time as critics for their journal. The book looks more specifically at the contributions by, a.o., Millicent Garrett Fawcett, Emilia Dilke, Jane Harrison and Augusta Webster.

Culture Club

The Curious History of the Boston Athenaeum
Author: Katherine Wolff
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558497146
Category: History
Page: 204
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Founded in 1807, the successor to a literary club called the Anthology Society, the Boston Athenaeum occupies an important place in the early history of American intellectual life. At first a repository for books, to which works of art were later added, the Athenaeum attracted over time a following that included such literary luminaries as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry James. Yet from the outset, Katherine Wolff shows, the Boston Athenaeum was more than a library; it was also a breeding ground for evolving notions of cultural authority and American identity. Though governed by the Boston elite, who promoted it as a way of strengthening their own clout in the city, the early Athenaeum reflected conflicting and at times contradictory aims and motives on the part of its membership. On the one hand, by drawing on European aesthetic models to reinforce an exalted sense of mission, Athenaeum leaders sought to establish themselves as guardians of a nascent American culture. On the other, they struggled to balance their goals with their concerns about an increasingly democratic urban populace. As the Boston Athenaeum opened its doors to women as well as men outside its inner circle, it eventually began to define itself against a more accessible literary institution, the Boston Public Library. Told through a series of provocative episodes and generously illustrated, Culture Club offers a more complete picture than previously available of the cultural politics behind the making of a quintessentially American institution.

The Athenaeum and Literary Chronicle


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Catalogue of the Library of the Athenaeum, in Salem, Massachusetts

With the By-laws and Regulations
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
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Page: 171
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Poetical Illustrations of the Athenaeum Gallery of Paintings


Author: William George Crosby
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Art
Page: 39
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Catalogue of the Library of the Athenaeum in Salem, Massachusetts, with the By-Laws and Regulations


Author: Athenæum (SALEM, Massachusetts)
Publisher: N.A
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The Nation and the Athenaeum


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