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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742199–223 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.199
Published: 01 September 2019
...Matthew Heitzman Matthew Heitzman, “‘He Resembled the Great Emperor’: Charlotte Brontë, Villette , and the Rise of Napoleon III” (pp. 199–223) This essay offers a local historical context for Charlotte Brontë’s Villette (1853), reading it in relation to the rise of Napoleon III as Emperor of France...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1995; 503285–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933671
Published: 01 December 1995
... sublime landscapes and gigantic imaginary scenes of ancient architecture-an amalgamation of Classical, Egyptian, and Indian styles-provided unlimited scope for the young architects of Glass Town and Angria. Yet the dynamic relationship between Martin's lurid canvases and Charlotte Brontë's writings...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1952; 73198–201 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044359
Published: 01 December 1952
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1993; 474409–436 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933782
Published: 01 March 1993
...Christine Alexander While Charlotte Brontë has been hailed as a writer of the "New Gothic," hers is not an isolated revision of so-called "old" Gothic but one that sprang naturally from a variety of contemporary source material in the period. This article examines the Brontë juvenilia and its...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1988; 424467–489 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045250
Published: 01 March 1988
...Joseph Litvak Copyright 1988 The Regents of the University of California Charlotte Bronte and the Scene of Instruction: Authority and Subversion in Villette JOSEPH LITVAK As to the anonymous publication, I have this to say: If the withholding of the author's name should tend materially to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1975; 303399–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933077
Published: 01 December 1975
...Mark Kinkead-Weekes Copyright 1975 By The Regents of the University of California This Old Maid: Jane Austen Replies to Charlotte Bront-e and D. H. Lawrence MARK KINKEAD-WEEKES J ANE AUSTEN may not only be said to have loved her enemies, critically speaking, but to have loved them in advance...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1964; 184365–381 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932731
Published: 01 March 1964
.... Williams, August 14, 1848 L. and E. M. Hanson, The Four Brontës (p. 260) 8 Mrs. Allott (op. cit.) Emily Brontë, London, 1953 Emily Brontë 1953 Charlotte Bronte as a Critic of Wuthering Heights PHILIP DREW The faults of Wuthering Heights proceed, not from defective knowledge of human na- ture...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1960; 144283–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044261
Published: 01 March 1960
...Robert B. Heilman Charlotte Bronte, Reason and the Moon ROBERT B. HEILMAN I E OF CHARLOTrE BRONTE'S great fears, a biographer has said, was fear of the imagination; entry into the imaginative could actually seem to her to be a guilty self-indulgence. This is not untrue, and yet Charlotte was...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1999; 543285–307 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903142
Published: 01 December 1999
...Pam Morris This paper situates Charlotte Brontë's Shirley (1849) within an extensive 1840s debate, arising from the Chartist agitations and European revolutions; a debate on political leadership and the qualities required for national heroism. In particular, it argues that Brontë is responding...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1996; 504464–488 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933924
Published: 01 March 1996
...Elliott Vanskike In this paper I propose the transvestite actress Madame Vestris as an interpretive doppelgänger for the title character in Charlotte Brontë's novel Shirley. Vestris crossed gender lines not only in her cross-dressed performances on the Victorian stage but also in her incursion into...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1987; 42129–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044912
Published: 01 June 1987
.... "In Charlotte Brontee's poem, "But once again, but once again," in Poems, p. 293, Tom Winnifrith has "mortal king," but Alexander, The Early Writings of Charlotte BrontF, p. 142, also following the manuscript, has "mental king," which makes more sense. CHARLOTTE BRONTE'S JUVENILIA 39 other. What began...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1966; 204325–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932664
Published: 01 March 1966
...E. D. H. Johnson Copyright 1966 By The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Robert B. Heilman, "Charlotte Bronte, Reason, and the Moon," NCF, XIV (March, 1960), 283-302 10.2307/3044261 283 Robert A. Colby, "Villette and the Life of the Mind," PMLA, LXXV (Sept., 1960...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724452–486 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.452
Published: 01 March 2018
...Winter Jade Werner Winter Jade Werner, “All in the Family? Missionaries, Marriage, and Universal Kinship in Jane Eyre ” (pp. 452–486) As a number of critics have shown, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847) has as a central theme the analysis of certain essential contradictions in a constellation of...
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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
...Rebecca N. Mitchell In both Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847) and George Eliot’s Middlemarch (1871–72) an earnest and ambitious man falls in love with a superficial and beautiful woman named Rosamond. This essay explores the “Rosamond plots” to argue that Middlemarch stages a radical revision of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1995; 494456–482 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933729
Published: 01 March 1995
...J. Jeffrey Franklin This essay analyzes the discourses of spirituality represented in Jane Eyre within the context of the Evangelical upheaval in the Britain of Charlotte Brontë's childhood and the mixing of supernatural with Christian elements in the "popular religion" of early-nineteenth-century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 694455–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.69.4.455
Published: 01 March 2015
... governess’s relationship to authorship (and paying particular attention to the novels and letters of Charlotte and Anne Brontë, our best-known and most culturally resonant governesses-turned-authoresses), this essay outlines the ways in which the governess, both as an iconic figure and as a real, writing...
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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
...Kimberly Cox Kimberly Cox, “A Touch of the Hand: Manual Intercourse in Anne Brontë’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall ” (pp. 161–191) Characters in the works of Anne Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, Thomas Hardy, and Bram Stoker communicated their passions, reciprocated desires, and negotiated the power...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 702165–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.2.165
Published: 01 September 2015
... appropriation by those influences. © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Emily Brontë Wuthering Heights selfishness Charlotte Brontë sociality Well, we must be for ourselves in the long run Selfishness and Sociality in Wuthering Heights T H O M A S J . J O U D R E Y...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 693342–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.3.342
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Shifting from adopted siblinghood to marriage enables a fantasy of social relations that are entirely chosen rather than imposed. Novels discussed include Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park (1814); James Fenimore Cooper’s Wyandotté (1843); Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights (1847); Maria Susanna Cummins’s The...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 671122–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.1.122
Published: 01 June 2012
... of domesticity, gender, and class, then the liminal spaces of the home analyzed in the fourth chapter sug- gest symbolic instabilities and threats to gender and class identity itself. In this chapter, Tange discusses Charlotte Brontë s Jane Eyre and Wilkie Collins s No Name and their liminal female...