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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 633321–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.3.321
Published: 01 December 2008
... inseparable from the structural ““unity of effect,”” and the tale may react or respond to the cultural context in a certain way. In Poe's ““The Tell-Tale Heart”” we can see a characteristic interaction among a structurally unified dramatic irony, an implicit moral, and the historical ““insanity defense...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1965; 194369–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932876
Published: 01 March 1965
...E. Arthur Robinson Copyright 1965 By The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 'The Tell-Tale Heart," Works, ed. Clarence Edmund Stedman and George Edward Woodberry (New York, 1914), II, 70 Stedman The Tell-Tale Heart 70 II Works 1914 2 "Hawthorne's'Tales...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744415–447 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.415
Published: 31 March 2020
... Author to Her Book (1678) Dead children, like dead men, can tell no tales; . . . still-births are occasional and unavoidable occurrences in the practice of the most consummate professors of the art. David D. Davis, Elements of Operative Midwifery (1825) In April 1817, John Wilson Croker pub- lished his...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744502–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.502
Published: 31 March 2020
... stories of Alta California, which I call “tales of romantic liberalism,” the history and evolution of California and the New Woman is narrated through the promises (or contracts) that a Californiana character makes and the obligations she accepts or rejects. The Californiana in The Doomswoman (1893) and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744448–472 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.448
Published: 31 March 2020
... motherly love in Stowe s novel. A mixed-race slave, Cassy, commits a crime by giving poison to her newborn, but in this way she also bestows freedom on her child, whom she does not want to see enslaved.18 15 In Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (1856), Stowe will introduce the theme of the well...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743360–387 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.360
Published: 01 December 2019
... genealogy more than a balanced Victorian social history. In fact, as Larsen argues, conversions away from faith can be most accurately seen as a telling counterpoint in any age in which religiosity in general and Christianity in particular were dominant and per- vasive in so many ways (Crisis of Doubt, p...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743279–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.279
Published: 01 December 2019
... neither epitaph nor monument, / Tomb-stone nor name. 24 Later he reveals to Leonard, We have no need of names and epitaphs, We talk about the dead by our fire-sides. And then for our immortal part! we want No symbols, Sir, to tell us that plain tale: The thought of death sits easy on the man Who has been...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742141–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.141
Published: 01 September 2019
..., 2012); and Maurice S. Lee, Uncertain Chances: Science, Skepticism, and Belief in Nineteenth- Century American Literature (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2012). 4 See Thomas Augst, The Clerk s Tale: Young Men and Moral Life in Nineteenth-Century America (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2003). 5 See...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742167–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.167
Published: 01 September 2019
.... All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpswww.ucpress.edu/journals/ reprints-permissions. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.167. 167 order to tell...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74187–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.87
Published: 01 June 2019
...- stances, that she developed more fully in her novel Hester. In that novel Oliphant worked through her vexed relation to Eliot by transposing the themes, images, and language that dominated her nonfictional writings about her rival into a fic- tional milieu. Hester tells a tale of two women in the small...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734437–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.437
Published: 01 March 2019
... theatergoers in- teracted with scenes in reality-tests to discover the limits of an illusion as well as the results of such testing that are unique to the Diorama. Diorama elements also include its accompanying booklet, which tells the story of the ruin since the twelfth cen- tury. In the second part of the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734486–521 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.486
Published: 01 March 2019
... Aesthetics, Pederasty, and Oscar Wilde s Fairy Tales, Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies, 16 (2002), 156 70; and Katherine Wheeler, Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture (Farn- ham: Ashgate, 2014), pp. 49 52. The locus classicus of this understanding of Pater and aestheticism is T. S...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733293–325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.293
Published: 01 December 2018
... heart of this movement? And, how might recognition of the efforts to unyoke religion from culture among some religious figures prompt us, as literary scholars, to read the appearance of religion in fin-de-sie`cle literature in new ways? In this essay, I propose that an answer to these interrelated...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 73168–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.68
Published: 01 June 2018
... defending them, rescuing them, telling upon their lives with some sort of redeeming influence (Daniel Deronda, p. 297). After Daniel chastises Gwendolen s want of ideas and sympathies the novel shows that his sympa- thy is effective on her and helps her to develop this trait (p. 421). Yet Eliot presents...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 73130–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.30
Published: 01 June 2018
... engagement with colonial gwilt and the multifarious kinds of violence, both old and new, that per- sist within modernity.12 Yet I suggest that inheritance lies at the heart of the novel s connections between past and present responsibilities, both because of its intergenerational structure and because...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 7311–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.1
Published: 01 June 2018
... portrait to establish Isabel s identity. The chair-portrait depicting Pierre s father as a bachelor, provides the entire sum and substance of all pos- sible, rakable, downright presumptive evidence for Isabel s claims (Pierre, p. 353). But this evidence takes the form of a sin- gle telling trait...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723283–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.283
Published: 01 December 2017
... identical terms two years before The Bride of Lammermoor was published. In an unsigned 1817 review of his own Tales of My Landlord for the Quarterly Review, Scott notes that the author had avoided the common language of narrative, and thrown his story, as much as possible, into a dramatic shape. In many...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722135–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.135
Published: 01 September 2017
... by drowning herself near his grave. Described as one heart, one hope, one life (p. 126), Ray- mond and Perdita are shaped by a sympathy in which the defec- tion of one puts the other in imminent danger. As Lionel tells us: The very heart and soul of Raymond and Perdita had min- gled, even as...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722192–217 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.192
Published: 01 September 2017
... contrast, only produces the material texts that depict the immaterial stories. Only because Good- child and Idle avoid the material work of writing, which is the profession to which they are apprenticed, is there any tale to tell. Textual production and narrative production in the book function on nearly...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722161–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.161
Published: 01 September 2017
... elaboration on this topic, see William A. Cohen, Sex Scandal: The Private Parts of Victorian Fiction (Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 1996), pp. 26 72. 3 Melinda Maunsell, The Hand-Made Tale: Hand Codes and Power Transactions in Anne Bronte¨ s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Victorian Review, 23, no. 1 (1997...