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June 2022
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Grace Rexroth
Grace Rexroth, “Byron and the Problem with Memory Arts: Writing Don Juan for an Age of ‘Uncertain Paper’” (pp. 1–28) In the first canto of Don Juan (1819–24), George Gordon, Lord Byron describes Juan’s mother as a woman whose memory needs no ...
Matthew Redmond
Matthew Redmond, “Living Too Long: Republican Time in Cooper’s Leatherstocking Novels” (pp. 29–55) This essay first suggests that antebellum America’s cultural imagination was organized around patterns of generational succession unfolding across ...
Wanne Mendonck
Wanne Mendonck, “‘I Sort Rather with Those who Do Not Read’: Edward Carpenter, the Religion of Socialism, and the Prophetic Agitation of Literary Form” (pp. 56–90) Edward Carpenter’s prose poem Towards Democracy (1883) constructs “new forms” to ...
Christiane Schwab
Christiane Schwab, “Sailors, Book Hawkers, and Bricklayer’s Laborers: Social Types and the Production of Social Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century Periodical Literature” (pp. 403–426) This essay explores how the modern obsession with systems of human ...

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Nineteenth-Century Literature publishes articles on a broad-based group of transatlantic authors and poets, literary characters, and discourses—all discussed with a keen understanding of nineteenth-century literary history and theory.

The major journal for publication of new research in its field, Nineteenth-Century Literature features essays that span disciplines and which explore theoretical questions of gender, race, history, ecology and the anthropocene, cultural studies, empire, urbanism, and more. The journal also reviews select volumes of scholarship and criticism in nineteenth-century British and American literature, broadly conceived.

ISSN: 0891-9356         eISSN: 1067-8352

Published Quarterly: June, September, December, March

Editors: Jonathan H. Grossman and Saree Makdisi 

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