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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
... urban concerns about burial in the countryside. Ultimately, this essay argues that the exportation of urban concerns to imaginary rural sites accounts for the utility of Wordsworth’s work to mid-nineteenth-century burial reformers, and particularly to Edwin Chadwick, a utilitarian known for his work on...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742263–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.263
Published: 01 September 2019
... nineteenth century, reviews 263 but yet continues to be almost uniformly overlooked by academics who work on Victorian social reform (Deborah Epstein Nord, Ray- mond Williams, Anthony Wohl, Pamela Gilbert) is deftly revealed in chapter 1, when Leckie points out that Edwin Chadwick s infamous Report on the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 711126–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.1.126
Published: 01 June 2016
... on p. 1). Cleere need not have worried; The Sanitary Arts insightfully examines a relationship between aesthetics and cleanli- ness that is less than obvious, and challenges Foucauldian readings of Edwin Chadwick s mid-century sanitary reform program as pervasive and repressive disciplinary regime...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 711121–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.1.121
Published: 01 June 2016
... cleanli- ness that is less than obvious, and challenges Foucauldian readings of Edwin Chadwick s mid-century sanitary reform program as pervasive and repressive disciplinary regime. Rather, Cleere s influences are Mary Poovey s tracings of uneven development and Caroline Levine s strategic formalism...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 6311–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.1.1
Published: 01 June 2008
... elsewhere the dangers of modern life. Thus the sanitary reform programs of Edwin Chadwick and Flor- ence Nightingale, the statistical studies of J. R. McCulloch, and the political economy of Harriet Martineau worked to explain and contain risk, while other cosmologies, such as those vis- ible in accounts of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 611103–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.1.103
Published: 01 June 2006
... John Ruskin s late work, Gallagher shows how Dickens s echoes of reviews 105 Ruskin occur within a very different narrative scheme featuring hu- man bodies temporarily suspended from the economic system. The chapter goes on to explore Dickens s friendly relations with Edwin Chadwick turned sanitary...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2001; 562260–279 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2001.56.2.260
Published: 01 September 2001
... Þction and fact. While laissez-faire suggests resignation to natural law as a device for alleviating political anxiety, the works that Freedgood covers in her remaining chapters prescribe a more active engagement with the sources of risk. The chapter on ÒVisible HandsÓ describes how Edwin Chadwick and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1998; 532253–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2902988
Published: 01 September 1998
... Edgeworth's Harrington (1817). The Victorian period is represented solely by analyses of Edwin Chadwick's Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain (1842) and George Eliot's Middlemarch (1871-72). What Logan's book does not offer, then, is a history of hysteria as it...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 514538–541 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933860
Published: 01 March 1997
..., organicism and mechanism. Three of the reprinted essays-two con- centrating on James Phillips Kay's Condition of the Working Classes (1832) and one on Edwin Chadwick's Sanitary Report (1842) -docu- ment both the incoherence of the representational mode Poovey evocatively terms "anatomical realism" and the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1991; 454543–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044993
Published: 01 March 1991
...": Biography and Craftsmanship 73 Cady, Edwin. Howells in the Modern Tradition: "Black Cross Farm" 478 Desaulniers, Mary. Names and Usury: An Economy of Reading in The Ring and the Book 317 Dessner, Lawrence Jay. The Autobiographical Matrix of Trollope's The Bertrams 26 Kelly, Gary. Unbecoming a Heroine: Novel...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1992; 47149–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933764
Published: 01 June 1992
... and His English Kinsmen: Apprentices to Life (New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1930); and Edwin M. Eigner, The Metaphysical Novel in England and America: Dickens, Bulwer, Melville, and Hawthorne (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1978). 52 NINETEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE vinist supersession of guilt...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1990; 453398–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045029
Published: 01 December 1990
... after all. Boyle seems to think there was more vice and depravity or at least more hypocrisy about it then than now; I sus- pect that only the objects of our hypocrisy have changed. To close on a somewhat more uplifting note, it is good to see that Owen Chadwick's essays on the Oxford Movement have been...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1986; 413329–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044930
Published: 01 December 1986
... confuse illusion and reality and to take his own humor too seriously;" see Kenney, "Yankees in Camelot: The Democratization of Chivalry in James Russell Lowell, Mark Twain, and Edwin Arlington Robinson," Studies in Medievalism, vol. 1, no. 2 (Spring 1982), 76. TWAIN S CRITIQUE OF MALORY'S ROMANCE 341...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1979; 34159–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933598
Published: 01 June 1979
... of which they daily evolve and reaffirm a sense of self. Steig has shown how the writings of Edwin Chadwick and Henry Mayhew, among others, had given the whole subject of filth and the public response to it a social and scientific dimension.17 Public health advocates, writing in medical journals and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1970; 252199–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932989
Published: 01 September 1970
.... (London, 1848) Dickens 8 Lexicon Medicum; or, Medical Dictionary of Robert Hooper 1848 Dickens had read carefully Edwin Chadwick's Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population (1842), which has been edited by M. W. Flynn (Edinburgh, 1965) Dickens Report on the Sanitary...