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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1987; 414419–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045226
Published: 01 March 1987
...Peter Fenves Copyright 1987 The Regents of the University of California Exiling the Encyclopedia: The Individual in "Janet's Repentance" PETER FENVES CJ reading George Eliot's first work of fic- tion-the collection entitled Scenes of Clerical Life-one can sense the rapid growth of an author...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1980; 353331–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044866
Published: 01 December 1980
...David Carroll Copyright 1980 Regents of the University of California "'Janet's Repentance" and the Myth of the Organic DAVID CARROLL IT is a commonplace of criticism that George Eliot's think- ing is pervaded by ideas of the organic, whether she is writing about the psychology of character...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1980; 353349–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044867
Published: 01 December 1980
...Joseph Butwin Copyright 1980 Regents of the University of California The Pacification of the Crowd: From " Janet's Repentance"> to Felix Holt JOSEPH BUTWIN GEORGE ELIOT-still Mary Ann Evans-was delighted when news came to England of the brief, successful revolution that ousted Louis-Philippe...
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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
... “Janet’s Repentance” (1857) and The Mill on the Floss (1860), I suggest that Eliot offers us a counterintuitive narrative in which her heroines’ ethical transformation coincides with a conversion to Christianity rather than a move away from it. Rather than imagining a thoroughly Christian England...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1995; 503322–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933672
Published: 01 December 1995
... Eliot's fiction on silence as a sign of matrimonial conflict. Throughout Eliot's fiction, from "Janet's Repentance" in Scenes of Clerical Life, through to Felix Holt and Middlemarch, and culminating in the portrayal of Henleigh Grandcourt in Daniel Deronda, there is a progressive emphasis on the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723338–373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.338
Published: 01 December 2017
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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
...- pates the feverish plots of 1860s sensation fiction and seems a radical departure from Eliot s previous (and later) work. But The Lifted Veil and Eliot s early fictions share a grounding in animal physiology. In Janet s Repentance (1857), the narrator likens a man s filial tenderness to a...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 613311–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.3.311
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Candy s speech. Ezra Jennings, who makes the transcription, later claims to have penetrated through the obstacle of the disconnected expression, to the thought which was underlying it connect- edly all the time (The Moonstone, III, 149).32 Another example is from George Eliot s Janet s Repentance...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 553416–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903132
Published: 01 December 2000
... George Eliot's story 'Janet's Repentance" the narrator concedes, "I am not poised at that lofty height" of histor- ical distance from the travails of Mr. Tryan; "I am on the level and in the press with him, as he struggles along the stony road, through the crowd of unloving fellowmen." This is a fitting...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 552244–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903116
Published: 01 September 2000
... to his most deserving son. Magnum Bonum exerts a normalizing force on the younger generation, suppressing daughter Janet's lesbian desires and feminist activism, and disciplining son Jock's iconoclastic and anticapitalist performances. The only person empowered by the Magnum Bonum is Mother Carey...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1999; 534552–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903037
Published: 01 March 1999
... to debates about fallenness that reach beyond ideas of sexual impropriety. Her fifth chapter breaks some new ground by ex- ploring intemperance in Harriet Martineau's "Sowers not Reapers" and George Eliot's 'Janet's Repentance." M A C C A N N, D 0 N N A R A E. Vhite Supremacy in Children's Literature...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1998; 532265–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2902991
Published: 01 September 1998
... as the stethoscope, which appears in Victorian stories such as George Eliot's 'Janet's Repentance." Ensuing chapters include the "doctresses" in American fictions between i88i and 1891, the fear of "body snatching" in Eugene Sue's Les Myst' es de Paris, and the mysterious laboratory in Steven- son's...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1987; 4143045224 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045224
Published: 01 March 1987
... the Vicinity of Winthrop: Ideological Rhetoric in Persuasion 403 PETER FENVES Exiling the Encyclopedia: The Individual in "Janet's Repentance" 419 MARY E. RUCKER Science and Art in Hawthorne's "The Birth-mark" 445 NOTES MURRAY G. H. PITTOCK John Wilmot and Mr. Rochester 462 REVIEWS JUDITH WILT Barbara...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1991; 462290–306 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045201
Published: 01 September 1991
... Carlyle: good, oh very good, but work rather than play." It is not on record, but one likes to think that the mature, guilt-obsessed Greene repented of this youthful trespass, or would have, had he troubled to look into the ongoing Duke-Edinburgh edition of the letters of the Carlyles, wherein we see both...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1980; 3533044860 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044860
Published: 01 December 1980
... Articles Foreword 253 HELEN COOPER Mrs. Browning and Miss Evans (A Poem) 257 MARGARET ANNE DOODY George Eliot and the Eighteenth-Century Novel 260 ELAINE SHOWALTER The Greening of Sister George 292 G. ROBERT STANGE The Voices of the Essayist 312 DAVID CARROLL "Janet's Repentance" and the Myth of the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1989; 4411–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045104
Published: 01 June 1989
... susceptibility to vibrations appeared first in "Janet's Repentance" (1858), where Eliot used the same metaphor in her description of the spread of Evangel- icalism in Milby: "Religious ideas have the fate of melodies, which, once set afloat in the world, are taken up by all sorts of instru- ments, some of them...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1985; 401108–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044841
Published: 01 June 1985
... ("Amos Barton," "Janet's Repentance," The Mill on the Floss, Romola, Felix Holt, Middlemarch, Daniel Deronda). Both the "working day" and "holiday" aspects of Gemeinschaft are suggested in Adam Bede by such chapter headings as "The Workshop," "Adam on a Working Day," "Church," "The Harvest Supper." Adam...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1980; 353253–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044861
Published: 01 December 1980
...) but of works which are nonetheless crucial to George Eliot's continuing experiments with form. Thus, G. Robert Stange looks at the mode of the essay, with which George Eliot both began and ended her career; David Carroll finds that the early "Janet's Repentance" already embodies the novelist's fully...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1984; 39169–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044822
Published: 01 June 1984
... began to write fiction," that locates it in the period when George Eliot was writing Scenes of Clerical Life. That more Scenes were envisioned than written, we know; for the shy and elusive young Mr. Eliot broke off writing the Scenes after "Janet's Repentance" in order to devote himself to the full...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1981; 354577–582 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044618
Published: 01 March 1981
... the Crowd: From "Janet's Repen- tance" to Felix Holt 349 Carroll, David. "Janet's Repentance" and the Myth of the Organic 331 Collins, K. K. Questions of Method: Some Unpublished Late Essays of George Eliot 385 Cooper, Helen. Mrs. Browning and Miss Evans (A Poem) 257 Doody, Margaret Anne. George Eliot...