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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712156–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.156
Published: 01 September 2016
...Meredith L. McGill Meredith L. McGill, “What Is a Ballad? Reading for Genre, Format, and Medium” (pp. 156–175) In this essay I show how definitions of the ballad shift as critics take into account not only the place of ballads within the genre system but also the mediation of nineteenth-century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712215–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.215
Published: 01 September 2016
...Alexandra Socarides Alexandra Socarides, “What Happens When We Don’t Read Ballads Closely Enough: The Cautionary Tale of the American Woman Poet and the Ballad” (pp. 215–226) This essay looks closely at two ballads by the nineteenth-century American poet Emma Embury in order to explore some of the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712227–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.227
Published: 01 September 2016
...Carolyn Williams Carolyn Williams, “Parodies of the Pre-Raphaelite Ballad Refrain” (pp. 227–255) Parodies of literary ballads changed over the course of the nineteenth century, as did their implicit commentaries on practices of poetic revival in general. In the 1870s and 1880s a focused reaction...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712176–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.176
Published: 01 September 2016
...Virginia Jackson Virginia Jackson, “Specters of the Ballad” (pp. 176–196) This essay argues that Paul Laurence Dunbar’s ballad “The Haunted Oak” (1901) indexes Dunbar’s invention of the modern American lyric through the (lynching) form of modern racism. How does race ghost-write poetry’s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712197–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.197
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jason R. Rudy Jason R. Rudy, “Scottish Sounds in Colonial South Africa: Thomas Pringle, Dialect, and the Overhearing of Ballad” (pp. 197–214) This essay uses Scottish ballads to think through the ways poems circulated in nineteenth-century emigrant communities. Dialect was a significant feature of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1999; 5411–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2902995
Published: 01 June 1999
...Scott McEathron Wordsworth's account in the "Preface" to Lyrical Ballads of the groundbreaking nature of his rustic poetics has long served as foundational to our understanding of Romanticism. Yet his representation of "the public taste in this country" in 1800 elided the presence of a decades-long...
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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
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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
... William Wordsworth, Lines, in Lyrical Ballads and Other Poems, 1797 1800, ed. James Butler and Karen Green (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1992), p. 49, l. 43. 282 nineteenth-century literature metaphor of centrality.8 The traditions informing Wordsworth s views on monuments together with an analysis of...
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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
... to James Hogg, Ian Duncan describes Hogg s Romantic achievement as experiment, akin to William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge s Lyrical Ballads (1798, 1802), Walter Scott s Waverley (1814), and Mary Shelley s Frankenstein (1818) in boldness, ingenuity, and impact.23 One of the paramount...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 731141–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.141
Published: 01 June 2018
...;$24paper. Athenot, E´r ic , and Cristanne Miller , eds . Whitman and Dickinson: A Colloquy. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2017. The Iowa Whitman Series. Pp. viii þ 277. $65 paper. Atkinson, David . The Ballad and Its Pasts: Literary Histories and the Play of Memory. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2018. Pp...
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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
... outline with truth, Edgar Al- lan Poe draws the opposite conclusion when he compares poems and pictures. In his review of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow s Ballads and Other Poems (1841), Poe turns to the metaphor of outline and color in one of his frequent attempts to dissociate poetic effect from truth: An...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724554–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.554
Published: 01 March 2018
... practice (p. 1). Like Clare, each of these poets self-consciously faced the interminable problem of mimetic fidelitythe stubborn asymmetry between words and things, the gap between the figurative and the objective (p. 2). In astute readings of songs, sonnets, and ballads from Clare s early, middle, and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724433–451 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.433
Published: 01 March 2018
... utters. While those words faithfully repeat Mee s first verse, when Dick gets to line 2 he falls off the wagon of verbatim accuracy or rather comes into his adaptive own by replacing She s lovely with She is lovely This characteristic liberty departs from the 4/3 ballad stanza of Mee s iambic song...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723374–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.374
Published: 01 December 2017
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722268–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.268
Published: 01 September 2017
... Edgeworth, William Godwin, Thomas Mal- thus, Charlotte Smith, Mary Wollstonecraft, and William Wordsworth (before the Lyrical Ballads); he employed William Blake as an reviews 271 ...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722271–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.271
Published: 01 September 2017
... Godwin, Thomas Mal- thus, Charlotte Smith, Mary Wollstonecraft, and William Wordsworth (before the Lyrical Ballads); he employed William Blake as an reviews 271 engraver, also printing what may be proof sheets of his poem The French Revolution, and displaying copies of the illuminated books in his shop...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722218–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.218
Published: 01 September 2017
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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
... Heaney, John. Arthur Schopenhauer, Evolution, and Ecology in Thomas Hardy s The Woodlanders 516 Jackson, Virginia. Specters of the Ballad 176 Kantor, Jamison. Say, What is Honor Wordsworth and the Value of Honor 1 Kennedy, Meegan. A True Prophet Speculation in Victorian Sensory Physiology and George...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712147–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.147
Published: 01 September 2016
... often too memorable, and they provoke because they will not disappear. So, what happens to poems that get old? If obsolete things lose none of their vitality simply for being obsolete, then old poems don t die or fade away. Instead, they become ballads. At least, that is one conclusion that arises from...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712273–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.273
Published: 01 September 2016
... inadequate resources for the portrayal of peasant con- sciousness (p. 44). In their stead, she turns to the popular folk ballads that traveled with the working poor as they crossed the Atlantic. According to Brooks, these ballads remain the strongest surviving archive of stories about why we left (p...