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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713369–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.369
Published: 01 December 2016
...Meegan Kennedy Meegan Kennedy, “‘A True Prophet’? Speculation in Victorian Sensory Physiology and George Eliot’s ‘The Lifted Veil’” (pp. 369–403) George Eliot’s novella “The Lifted Veil” (1859) is often considered an outlier in Eliot’s realist corpus, perhaps due to its focus on controversial...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 514455–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933855
Published: 01 March 1997
...Kate Flint The Lifted Veil (1859) is a text concerned with the interplay between science and the imagination. It is informed by The Physiology of Common Life, the work that G. H. Lewes published in the same year, and in many ways is in a dialogue with this work, asking that if we could look into...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1982; 364407–423 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044771
Published: 01 March 1982
...B. M. Gray Copyright 1982 Regents of the University of California Pseudoscience and George Eliot's "6The Lifted Veil" B. M. GRAY IN APRIL 1859 George Eliot broke off her work on The Mill on the Floss to write "The Lifted Veil," a short story about clair- voyance and attempted murder, the...
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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
... individuals must have felt with the coming of this virtual econ- omy. This is a vision of a citizen being picked up and lifted into 8 David Anthony, Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum America (Columbus: The Ohio State Univ. Press, 2009), p. 36. 9 Karl Marx, Pre...
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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
... the paintings ostensible biblical, mythological, or allegorical subjects, the real matter of the picture through the veil of its ostensible subject (The Renaissance, p. 39). Pater identifies the unique virtue of Botticelli as a great artist in terms of this humanism, finding in Botticelli s work...
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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
... they are immediately engaged, but lifts even the veil of futurity, and affords a shrewd guess at their future fortunes. (p. 24) Critics have expressed skepticism over this passage because it seems to invest excessive faith in the revelatory power of the moment, and therefore runs counter to the kind of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714574–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.574
Published: 01 March 2017
... Eliot s The Lifted Veil 369 Magyarody, Katherine. Sacred Ties of Brotherhood The Social Mediation of Imperial Ideology in The Last of the Mohicans and Canadian Crusoes 315 McGill, Meredith L. What Is a Ballad?: Reading for Genre, Format, and Medium 156 Reznicek, Matthew L. Absurd Speculations: The...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 7011–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.1.1
Published: 01 June 2015
... sure, is the figure of uncovering or revelation: hidden misdeeds and secret corruption are to be exposed to public view by his aggressive literary depiction of Philadelphia s veiled criminal underworld, hitherto concealed from view by a mantle of respectability. But the relationship between publicity...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 682252–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.2.252
Published: 01 September 2013
... extensive sympathetic projects Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda in favor of a reading of The Lifted Veil that discusses the story s unsettling of a taken-for-granted alignment between omniscience and sympathy. This chapter reinforces the book s general approbation of sympathy as a technique for over- coming...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 68133–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.1.33
Published: 01 June 2013
... others as well as the ethical imperative to maintain the commitment to reading others (see Hillis Miller, Others [Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2001], p. 70). 8 See Neil Hertz, George Eliot s Pulse (Stanford: Stanford Univ. Press, 2003), pp. 6 7. george eliot 37 Veil (1859) as an important hybrid...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 673337–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.3.337
Published: 01 December 2012
... Veil (1859), Middlemarch (1871 72), and Daniel Deronda (1876) Fiction as Vivisection p. 629). As Menke explains, Daniel Deronda s unusually complex psycho-narration, free indirect discourse, and treatment of psychology . . . render the subjective aspect of conscious- ness in an apparently objective...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 663307–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.3.307
Published: 01 December 2011
... texts. 20 See especially J. Hillis Miller, Others (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, and Thomas Albrecht, Sympathy and Telepathy: The Problem of Ethics in George Eliot s The Lifted Veil, ELH, J A N E E Y R E A N D M I D D L E M A R C H 319 step-mother dole of gifts, had endowed this, her darling...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 663328–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.3.328
Published: 01 December 2011
... investment spreads like an epidemic miasma; shady business dealings leave murky deposits; debtors are trapped in conditions of bodily and psychological stagnancy. Eventually these clouds lift from the imprisoned Clennam: as forms of atmospheric contamination the Marshalsea’s imprisoned air, the tainted...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 654513–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.65.4.513
Published: 01 March 2011
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 651116–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.1.116
Published: 01 June 2010
... real things unavailable to bodily perception (Tele- graphic Realism, p. 105). Continuing this concern with embodiments, or its lack, Menke goes on to analyze George Eliot s The Lifted Veil as a telegraphic (rather than telepathic) fiction. This part concludes with a very lively interrogation of a...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 653348–373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.3.348
Published: 01 December 2010
... identity below the veil of Victorian conventionality, the answer offered was chilling: if the genre performed literary vivisection, then the identity it proposed was nothing more than the so- matic urges and physical malleability of the body. in the rest of this paper i assess how successful Collins was in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 64116–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.64.1.16
Published: 01 June 2009
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 633376–410 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.3.376
Published: 01 December 2008
... Christian saint, as he was dis- guised as a Muslim hakim (Mogreb-el-Acksa, pp. 275, 277). Perhaps the most important part of his travel account is that Cunninghame Graham disguised himself for his journey in Morocco. He did not literally assume, say, the Tuareg veil, but rather he shaved his head and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 622288–293 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.2.288
Published: 01 September 2007
... moral conduct (pp. 96, 103). Similarly, Angelic Rodgers reads Nathaniel Hawthorne as a skeptic of mesmerism, a threat to the pa- tient s psychological autonomy, both in his personal letters and in The House of the Seven Gables (1851). Martin Willis s George Eliot s The Lifted Veil and the Cultural Pol...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 622250–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.2.250
Published: 01 September 2007
... anxiety or jealousy on her wedding day, and so, writes the narrator, when the bridal veil was around Mi- rah it hid no doubtful tremors (Daniel Deronda, p. 752). I think we would paraphrase this passage as Mirah did not have any doubts : that is the meaning of the figure the bridal veil . . . hid no...