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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713343–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.343
Published: 01 December 2016
...Brian Goldberg Brian Goldberg, “Debt, Taxes, and Reform in Walter Scott’s Count Robert of Paris ” (pp. 343–368) Walter Scott’s Count Robert of Paris (1831) treats “debt” in a way determined by the author’s response to the Reform Crisis of 1830–1832. Scott’s solution to the reformist impulse was the...
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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
... been replaced here by an island nation of one, whose inconsiderable scale and lone inhabitant count in the scale of mental power for the entire world. Victor Frankenstein concludes his story in similarly profound isolation. As he reflects upon the destruction of his creature in the final volume of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733425–429 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.425
Published: 01 December 2018
... with the French texts and can probably count on a degree of familiarity in their readership too. The Anglo-French literary world is shown to be extremely close- knit, and Atkinson sets out the extensive networks of connection that existed. Authors regularly crossed the Channel in both directions, often...
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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
..., Taxes, and Reform in Walter Scott s Count Robert of Paris 343 Hankins, Laurel V. The Art of Retreat: Salmagundi s Elbow- Chair Domesticity 431 Harris, Daniel. Politics for the Polyps: The Compound Organism as a Peculiar Form of Communism in Charles Kingsley s Alton Locke and The Water-Babies 64...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714457–484 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.457
Published: 01 March 2017
... the threat of sexual violence. A contemporary reviewer saw the influence of Amer- ican author Charles Brockden Brown (on whom Godwin is often cited as an influence), and Sia n Silyn Roberts s definition of Brockden Brown s Gothicism as one in which gothic tropes effectively displace the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 70136–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.1.36
Published: 01 June 2015
... Formalisms and Literary Theory, ed. Verena Theile and Linda Tredennick (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), pp. 159 76. 8 Robert Zecker notes that The Quaker City conveys the notion that the city, with all its anonymous crowds of nobodies masquerading as somebodies, embodied the de- stabilizing and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 70165–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.1.65
Published: 01 June 2015
... Novel [New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2013], p. 87); a mulatto (Robert Zecker, Metropolis: The American City in Popular Culture [Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2008], p. 16); and either black or mulatto (Timothy Helwig, Denying the Wages of Whiteness: The Racial Politics of George Lippard s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 684513–541 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.68.4.513
Published: 01 March 2014
... nineteenth-century literature had had seven years of sufficiently happy matrimony with Czerlaski, who had taken her to Paris and Germany, and intro- duced her there to many of his old friends with large titles and small fortunes (Scenes of Clerical Life, p. 34). Such a description of the Count s friends...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 682145–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.2.145
Published: 01 September 2013
... grateful to Steven Olsen-Smith, Wyn Kelley, and Jarad Robert Krywicki. I also thank Rebekah Taus- sig and Megan Cross. A much shorter and different version of this paper was presented at the 2008 American Literature Association for a panel sponsored by the Melville Society. A 400-word abstract of that...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 674520–545 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.67.4.520
Published: 01 March 2013
... volume of the Harvard University Press edition of Emer- son s Collected Works in 2013. The thirty-six pages of introductory material include Emer- son s eight-page preface justifying the project in the context of contemporary anthologies like Robert Anderson s thirteen- volume anthology of British poets...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 662170–194 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.2.170
Published: 01 September 2011
... acknowledge that it is integral to whatever counts as distinctly Dickensian. For a long time, Theodor W. Adorno s Nineteenth-Century Literature, Vol. No. , pp. ISSN: online ISSN: © by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 66169–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.1.69
Published: 01 June 2011
..., second edi- tion, ed. robert D. bamberg [new York: W. W. norton and co., 1995], p. 12) surely is only interesting if she is in fact doing something in other words, if her actions are in some sense self-controlled. Further references to The Portrait of a Lady are from this edition and appear in the text...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 6511–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.1.1
Published: 01 June 2010
...-slave named Antoine, who re- counts the early days of the Haitian Revolution to an unnamed traveler. Antoine s kont takes place on a remote plantation in 6 See Alide Cagidemetrio, The Rest of the Story ; or, Multilingual American Lit- erature, in Multilingual America: Transnationalism, Ethnicity, and...
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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
..., Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 1964), pp. 45 59; Gay Wilson Allen, A New Look at Em- erson and Science, in Literature and Ideas in America: Essays in Memory of Harry Hayden Clark, ed. Robert Falk (Athens: Ohio Univ. Press, 1975), pp. 58 78; David Robinson, Emerson s Natural Theology and the Paris...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 634461–485 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.63.4.461
Published: 01 March 2009
... the weeping daughters of Albion, lamenting his worldly disor- ganization, they also embody a strange mixture of animal and plant life that defies standard categories of natural historical classification. Robert N. Essick refers to them as lepidopterous women, on the order of moths or butterflies...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 63173–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.1.73
Published: 01 June 2008
.... 9 One former footman re- counted of his master: he always spoke to the servants with his back to them. It was almost as if we were some strange creatures that he couldn t bear to look at. 10 Such behavior was a patho- logical extension of the insistence that servants be kept out of sight; to that...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 621144–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.1.144
Published: 01 June 2007
...- search Association, 2006. Pp. xl 1 645. $195. R o s s e t t i , D a n t e G a b r i e l .The House of Life: A Sonnet-Sequence by Dante Gabriel Rossetti . Edited by Roger C. Lewis. Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2007. Pp. xxii 1 301. $105. S c o t t , Wa lt e r . Count Robert of Paris . Edited by J. H...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 62148–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.1.48
Published: 01 June 2007
... imagination called the nation.23 The Bibighar massacre turned the tide of public opinion and carried Britons on a wave of rage and patriotism that pre- vented reflection. The horror of the women s grisly fate merged with anxieties about cannibalism and rape to produce lurid ac- counts of atrocities committed...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 613343–367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.3.343
Published: 01 December 2006
... the informal pri- vacy enjoyed at the end of the nineteenth century.5 Similar ac- counts of public life at this time have identified a tenuous sepa- ration between the public realm of impersonal institutions and the private realm of intimate relationships.6 Privacy, in these ac- 344 nineteenth-century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2005; 603326–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2005.60.3.326
Published: 01 December 2005
... Text as Palimpsest, Women s History Review, 5 (1996), 239 57; and Robert P. Fletcher, I leave a page half-writ : Narrative Discoherence in Michael Field s Underneath the Bough, in Women s Poetry, Late Romantic to Late Victorian: Gender and Genre, 1830 1900, ed. Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain...