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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
..., 1876) and “The Brothers” (1800). While Wordsworth’s work dwells on pastoral images of burial, I argue that his representations in fact align more closely with the cultural practices and values underpinning urban burial conventions. Through his representation of burial space, Wordsworth’s work plays out...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2003; 583407–410 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2003.58.3.407
Published: 01 December 2003
... of spoken linguistic experience. Katie Wales University of Leeds Va l e r i e S a n d e r s , The Brother-Sister Cul- ture in Nineteenth-Century Literature: From Austen to Woolf. New York: Palgrave, 2002. Pp. x 223. $62. Students of mine encountering Mansfield Park, Wuthering Heights, and The Mill...
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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
...-meaning gift that eventually becomes harmful to its receivers despite the giver s intentions. Nina Gordon bestows generous gifts on her enslaved brother and his wife without knowing that the price of these gifts is the wife s free- dom. Harry has to spend his savings that would buy his and his wife s...
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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
..., telling her brother Lorenzo that she was deliver- ed . . . of a still-born Child, whom She immediately followed to the Grave (Lewis, The Monk, ed. James Kinsley and Howard Anderson [New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1980], p. 221). And in Canto 4 of Byron s Don Juan (1821), Haidee dies but not alone; she...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743305–331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.305
Published: 01 December 2019
... supposed unity into a collection of disparate geographies bound by contingent, faulty appeals to freedom, reason, and so forth.16 15 The Whiggish cast taken by appeals to the European setting may be glimpsed in Randel s assertion that even the murder of Victor Frankenstein s brother William is seen...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743332–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.332
Published: 01 December 2019
... several more private poems, including important lines devoted to Very s blind and disabled brother. The overall impression of this apprentice work, leading up to the startling appearance of the first spiritual sonnets in 1837 38, is less that of a budding religious poet than of a public writer with a...
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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
... offer her any faith; no established authorities and appointed guides are at hand in her hour of pressing need (The Mill on the Floss, p. 255). She discovers Thomas a` Kempis, the voice of a brother who, ages ago, felt and suffered and renounced (p. 254), and this far- echoing voice that comes...
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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
... a German physician, Dr. Feuerteufel, has stolen it to demonstrate the power of preserving bodies. Seizing his chance, however, Lee reoccupies his own body and returns home. On arriving home, he is greeted by his brother-in-law and his sister who, while he has been away, have restored his farm and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742224–250 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.224
Published: 01 September 2019
... (1991), 212 26. 29 William Howitt, Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, 2 vols. (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1847), II, 266, 329. walden pond 233 own. The lofty mountain top, which awakens in him grander and more elevating emotions than it excites in the minds of the great mass of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 741120–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.120
Published: 01 June 2019
..., however, he explores lesser-known territory, as this chapter opens by considering Twain s correspondence with his brother Orion regarding an adventure novel that Orion hoped to publish, then moves to the unpublished Twain manuscript Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians, and concludes with Twain s...
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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
...: whether to sever her ties to family and home or to stay, return- ing to the familiar circumstances that have both supported and constrained her. In imagery that might remind readers not just of the river journey but also of the end of The Mill on the Floss when its heroine drowns with her brother, that...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74154–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.54
Published: 01 June 2019
... trade journals and popular periodicals. The Putnam brothers summed up such opposition when they remarked, It is very seldom indeed that a book can be crammed down the throat of the public like Winslow s Soothing Syrup. 19 Even Thayer & Eldridge were mind- ful of how noisy a promotion Leaves of Grass...
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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
..., as when a demonic Robert Wringhim Jr. perpet- ually stalks his half-brother, George Colwan. The diorama in the text not only puffs up a villain, but also emphasizes the harm to Robert s physical and mental health caused by Gil- Martin, as when just before his suicide Robert writes that he is reduced...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734522–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.522
Published: 01 March 2019
.... D. Howells, Tolstoy, in his My Literary Passions (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1895), p. 251. 28 Edwin H. Cady, The Realist at War: The Mature Years 1885 1920 of William Dean Howells (Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 1958), pp. 73, 71. william dean howells 533 There is, perhaps, a more dramatic...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734462–485 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.462
Published: 01 March 2019
... that Lister became the first woman to be elected to the committee of the Halifax branch of the 5 Halifax Literary and Philosophical Society, 1830 1930: Centenary Handbook (Halifax: Stott Brothers, Lister Lane, 1930), p. 19. 6 Council Minute Book of the Halifax Literary and Philosophical Society, 1831...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733326–352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.326
Published: 01 December 2018
... written sometime between 1885 and 1895. 33 Emma Curtis Hopkins, The Radiant I AM (Cornwall Bridge, Conn.: High Watch Fellowship, n.d pp. 4, 7; see Satter, Each Mind a Kingdom, pp. 87 88. 34 See Harry Gaze, Emmet Fox: The Man and His Work (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1952), p. 8. 338 nineteenth-century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733379–398 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.379
Published: 01 December 2018
... things visible and invisible let us offer up our gratitude and praise,” to the more clearly Christian invocation, “And Thou, O loving Christ, Saviour and Brother of mankind, be Thou our guide.” 21 Moreover, there are numerous other instances across Corelli’s work where the Christian scriptures are...
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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
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732281–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.281
Published: 01 September 2018
..., aesthetic culture associated with modernism since the time of Karl Marx and Charles Baudelaire. Might it not be that William James s writing on consciousness was at least as effected by his younger brother s lifelong engagement with French novelists as it was by a bout of blind- ness in Brazil when William...
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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
... Miller quotes Edmund Phillips, Bank of England Charter, Currency, Limited Liability Companies, and Free Trade (London: Richardson Brothers, 1856). 40 nineteenth-century literature around corporate liability arises around the status of the free- hold estate a marker of the landed family as a kind of corpo...