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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 614521–524 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.61.4.521
Published: 01 March 2007
... final essay in the anthology, There is always more with Dickens (p. 266). Sally Ledger Birkbeck, University of London G a i l Tu r l e y H o u s t o n , From Dickens to Dracula : Gothic, Economics, and Victorian Fiction. Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, Pp. xvi 165. $75. Although the Gothic...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742141–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.141
Published: 01 September 2019
... meditation on economic speculation. It dwells upon the ways in which a transition from an agrarian economy into finance capitalism impacts the body. Where many accounts of Sheppard Lee emphasize embodiment as the central issue of the novel, this essay instead insists on disembodiment, demonstrating how the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733353–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.353
Published: 01 December 2018
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744502–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.502
Published: 31 March 2020
... economic model of individualism to include women. By joining the aristocratic Californiana with American liberalism, Atherton transforms California’s history of capitalist development into a romance in which the creation of new markets generates not only profits, but the New Woman as well. In Atherton’s...
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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
... the 1832 Poor Law and sanitary guidelines for burial. By reevaluating what prior studies have said about Chadwick’s reforms in light of recent work on his economic theories, I argue that Chadwick’s citation of Wordsworth’s first “Essay upon Epitaphs” transforms the latter’s pastoral vision into an...
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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
... freedom? such as the peasant enjoys when his family have been massacred before his eyes, his cottage burnt, his lands laid waste, and he is turned adrift, homeless, pennyless, and alone, but free.” Victor’s circumstances approximate the deracinated subject of an emergent economic liberalism, while looking...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1977; 314397–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933083
Published: 01 March 1977
... Resistance, Rebellion, and Marriage: The Economics of Jane Eyre NANCY PELL OWARD THE END OF Jane Eyre, Jane and Rochester meet once more at Ferndean. Rochester cannot believe that Jane has come to him at last and must exorcise his worst fears about her fate. "And you do not lie dead in some ditch, under some...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 73194–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.94
Published: 01 June 2018
... the forces encouraging the mob are not motivated by doing the right thing but instead by economic and political gain. But by deferring the lynching instead of executing it, the white elite maintains its claim to the moral high ground while still reaping the economic and political benefits that...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 72135–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.1.35
Published: 01 June 2017
...Benjamin Pickford Benjamin Pickford, “Context Mediated: Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Political Economy of Plagiarism” (pp. 35–63) Context has long been a critical determiner of methodologies for literary studies, granting scholars the tools to make objective claims about a text’s political or economic...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 684546–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.68.4.546
Published: 01 March 2014
...Kevin Barry © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 Alexander Dick , Romanticism and the Gold Standard: Money, Literature, and Economic Debate in Britain, 1790–1830 . : Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 . Pp. xii + 264. $85 . anyone interested in how the dissemination of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744543–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.543
Published: 31 March 2020
..., postcolonial movements, immigrant productions, and wireless communication and the World Wide Web. First used in the earlier twentieth century to describe a functional integration of economic processes beyond national borders, transnationalism was later adapted as an analytical lens in cultural studies. While...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744539–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.539
Published: 31 March 2020
... global interconnectivity, especially in border areas, postcolonial movements, immigrant productions, and wireless communication and the World Wide Web. First used in the earlier twentieth century to describe a functional integration of economic processes beyond national borders, transnationalism was...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744547–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.547
Published: 31 March 2020
..., various authors point out as paths not taken in this volume, for punk rock, marketing, uncer- tainty studies, legal theory, economics, and more. In the volume s last full essay, Walter L. Reed appropriately defines negative capability as dialogic in Mikhail Bakhtin s terms: radically plural, and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744448–472 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.448
Published: 31 March 2020
... discontinuity, British anthropologist Jonathan Parry compellingly suggests that the whole ideology of the [dis- interested] gift, and conversely the whole idea of economic - Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth-Century America (Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 1999), pp. 81 113. 2...
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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
... increasing abstraction in the nineteenth century that threatened to disrupt economic and affective relations between people, property, and places associated with the past while nevertheless introducing new modes of circulation and more diffusive opportunities for sympathetic connection. The novel’s return to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713291–314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.291
Published: 01 December 2016
...Matthew L. Reznicek Matthew L. Reznicek, “Absurd Speculations: The Tragedy of Development in Maria Edgeworth’s Ormond ” (pp. 291–314) This essay explores shared concerns regarding the representation of economic development that occurs in Maria Edgeworth’s Irish bildungsroman Ormond (1817) and in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743412–413 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.412
Published: 01 December 2019
... © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Contributors to this Issue KATHERINE E. BLAKE is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Depart- ment of English at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Her current book project analyzes material and economic contexts for...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743400–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.400
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Paul follows Fen- wick to Ireland and then Barbados, where she and her actress daugh- ter set up a school for young ladies. In her most compelling chapter, Paul explains that Fenwick s response to slavery can be understood as a complex negotiation between moral outrage and economic neces- sity. Paul...
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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
... of this essay, it is less Maggie s radical religion than her surrounding medium s lack of it that rushes her, narratively speaking, to her death. For a particularly convincing account of Maggie s death in relation to the economics of this novel, see Kathleen Blake, Between Econ- omies in The Mill on...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742266–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.266
Published: 01 September 2019
... critical theory more generally. I take Last Things to be a response (but not a ministration) to both panic and complacency at the end of the world. Whether such complacency is ecological or economic that is, whether it has as a specific background metric of reliability something like the Holo- cene period...