Leisure in Art and Literature by Tom Winnifrith, Michael Mallett

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P. 593. 15. , p. 612. 16. , p. 526. 17. Matthew Arnold. Culture and Anarchy with Friendship's Garland and Some Literary Essays (Ann Arbor, 1965) p. 102. 18. , p. 105. 19. Alan Sinfield, Alfred Tennyson (Oxford, 1986) p. 50. 20. Richard Ellmann, Oscar Wilde (London, 1987) pp. 70-71. 21. ) J. B. Foreman, intro. Vyvyan Holland (London and Glasgow, 1966) pp. 1088-9. 22. , p. 1089. 23. Clive Bell, Civilization: An Essay, 2nd edn (London, 1932) p. 92. 24. , p. 239. 25. , p. 240. 26. Roger Fry, Vision and Design, 3rd edn (Harmondsworth, 1937) pp.

C. Barrett (eds), The Philosophy of Leisure (London, 1989) pp. 149-59. Statius Thebaid VI, 234--946, Silius Italicus, Punica XVI, 277-591. 2 Leisure and Civilisation in English Literature Edward Larrissy Many have described the effects of the decline of patronage on writers' sense of their relationship with the public. 1 With the old system of patronage authors had a sense of belonging, even though they might be subject to the whims of their benefactor or of a relatively small group of subscribers.

15 Poverty and the need to work for a living come down to a lack of time to pursue artistic endeavours, and even to a lack of the sort of Edward Larrissy 31 time that might encourage the free play of the imagination. It is revealing to look at Blake's remarks about the 'Moment' of imagination in this light: There is a Moment in each Day that Satan cannot find Nor can his Watch Fiends find it; but the Industrious find This Moment & it multiply, & when it once is found It renovates every Moment of the Day if rightly placed.

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