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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
...Tatiana Kuzmic This essay contributes to George Eliot scholarship by examining the author’s interest in Eastern Europe, which spanned the length of her literary career, and its portrayal in her fiction. It situates Eliot’s Eastern European characters—from the minor ones, such as Countess...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733326–352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.326
Published: 01 December 2018
.... 43 Burnett s response displays an eclecticism typical of New Thought, whose leaders read widely on Eastern religions and wisdom traditions. While Eddy was a decided influence on Little Lord Fauntle- roy, it is unclear whether Hopkins inspired Burnett or the other way around. In chapter 7 of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732161–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.161
Published: 01 September 2018
... that Chre stos also refers to an Eastern adept or chela.14 A great deal of Blavatsky s description of Plato- nism as the foundation of Christianity resonates with Derrida s argument in The Gift of Death. Blavatsky refers to Clement of Alexandria s Christianity as no more than a graft upon the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732187–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.187
Published: 01 September 2018
... been under the sway of Eastern and female ( Magna Mater ) deities, and that these woman-centered reli- gions had a profound influence over the better known religions to come (From Ritual to Romance, p. 144). As Sumathi Ramaswamy has shown, nineteenth-century scholarship unaffiliated with occultism...
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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
... setting makes it doubly cut off from the path to modernity, first by the schism between western and eastern Christianity and then by the Ottoman conquest (Duncan, Late Scott in The Edinburgh Companion to Sir Walter Scott, ed. Fiona Robertson [Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2012], p. 138). count...
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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
... the eighteenth century.2 As such, the European city-mysteries novel explored the city as another locus of sensation, like the labyrinthine, gloomy castle of bygone Gothic fiction. America witnessed a surge of fictional portraits of the mysteries of cities not only large eastern ones like...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 691125–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.1.125
Published: 01 June 2014
... eradicate all desire. This link is not so surprising when we remember that Thoreau had access to RalphWaldo Emerson s library of Eastern texts, texts that led him to affirm, in a letter to H.G.O. Blake in 1849, To some extent, and at rare intervals, even I am a yogi 128 nineteenth-century literature The...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 684575–577 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.68.4.575
Published: 01 March 2014
.... Mark Twain s Mysterious Duplicate in Pudd nhead Wilson 90 Hutchins, Zachary McLeod. Rejecting the Root: The Liberating, Anti-Christ Theology of Douglass s Narrative 292 Kuzmic, Tatiana. The German, the Sclave, and the Semite Eastern Europe in the Imagination of George Eliot 513 Lee, Michael Parrish...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 6811–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.1.1
Published: 01 June 2013
... education of sexuality thus displaced and projected practices deemed non- normative in Europe onto an Eastern landscape open for the contradictory imperial purposes of both reformation and exploi- tation. The eroticized Other not only allowed geopolitical rela- tions to be rewritten as sexual conquest but...
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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
.... Questions surrounding the transmission and containment of disease figure from the novel s second chapter, where Clennam and Meagles, while quarantined, discuss the measures introduced by the Marseilles authorities against the Eastern plague (Little Dorrit, p. 20 For the contemporary reader this...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 662219–243 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.2.219
Published: 01 September 2011
... Near Eastern history (in The Innocents Abroad) and in the silver fever of Western prospectors (in Roughing It). In The Gilded Age all of the characters, not just Washington, remain in thrall to Sellers in this larger sense. Sellers s function as Ur-delusion is reinforced by the fact that the realm he...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 66137–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.1.37
Published: 01 June 2011
... administered in the name of the good people, & c. & c. the sovereignty residing with them (p. 329n). Finally, harvey Birch s impersonation of a Yankee zealot with the twang that distinguishes the eastern psalmody (p. 344) was noted with: By eastern is meant the states of New england, which, being...
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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
.... Kristen Guest (New york: State univ. of New york Press, 2001), pp. 79 105; Massimiliano Demata, Discovering Eastern Horrors: Beckford, Maturin and the Discourse of Travel Literature, in Empire and the Gothic: The Politics of Genre, ed. Andrew Smith and William Hughes (New york: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 643291–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.64.3.291
Published: 01 December 2009
... exogamous, mainly Eastern origin. Slave-owning was specifically prohibited in the interior districts inhabited by the British settlers, but such was the state of pe- onage suffered by certain indigenous groupings that a de facto state of slavery prevailed in these areas as well. Pringle, who originally...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 632266–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.2.266
Published: 01 September 2008
... fascinating account of how Eastern Europe celebrated the centenary of Leaves of Grass in 1955. One of the most welcome chapters in the book, Jay Grossman s Profession of the calamus : Whitman, Eliot, Matthiessen, also considers Whitman s twentieth-century legacy, as C4963.indb 266 9/29/08 11:11:53 AM...
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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
... (London: Kegan Paul and Trench, 1882). 3 I am especially indebted to Nigel Leask, Byron and the Eastern Mediterranean: Childe Harold II and the polemic of Ottoman Greece, in The Cambridge Companion to Byron, ed. Drummond Bone (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004), pp. 99 117. C5043.indb 377 2/6/09...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 624465–492 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.62.4.465
Published: 01 March 2008
... and remained largely ignored. According to Peter Booth Wiley, Oliver Hazard Perry s heroism and victory in the Battle of Lake Eerie literally saved the nation, since the British would have otherwise severed the territorial United States by separating the western frontier from the eastern seaboard.19...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 623339–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.3.339
Published: 01 December 2007
...-historical allegory an important stage in the un- veiling of Maurice s Kingdom of Christ: the passing of the old Greco-Jewish eastern Mediterranean civilization and the initial emergence of a Latin-infl ected Teutonic culture as a world- historical force. Hypatia transforms Alton Locke s mythical Titan...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 614449–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.61.4.449
Published: 01 March 2007
... earlier one in which Margaret snuff[s] up [the] spicy Eastern smell (p. 11) of the Indian shawls. Mar- garet s knowledge of Frederick, like her knowledge of India, is safely bound up in bourgeois knick-knacks and benign, if north and south 457 23 For further discussion of the role of deus ex machina in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 604451–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.60.4.451
Published: 01 March 2006
... pageant 471 and gorgeous dresses, with which most of the Eastern nations are usually associated ( Japanese Embassy, p. 1). While A Broadway Pageant seems at first to provide New Yorkers with the fantasy of Asian exoticism that the realities of the event denied them, there is more than mere...