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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74187–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.87
Published: 01 June 2019
... we read (or fail to read) all those interactions. Using the work of Sianne Ngai and other theoreticians of envy, it presents envy as a productive emotion that drives authors to contemplate the circumstances that make their lives and writing both similar to and different from those of their rivals. It...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744558–561 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.558
Published: 31 March 2020
... dexterous close readings of envi- ronmental references in Rossetti s oeuvre. The book speaks to work in Victorian studies, Pre-Raphaelite scholarship, religious studies, envi- ronmental criticism, and historical prosody. Further, Mason is right to identify the underexplored intersections of religious...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744415–447 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.415
Published: 31 March 2020
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742224–250 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.224
Published: 01 September 2019
... genius, authorship, and landscape in ways that continue to shape contemporary envi- ronmentalism. It also reveals the central role of Thoreau Country in the rise of Thoreau s reputation, as Thoreau and Walden Pond, as his landscape of genius, essentially entered the canon together. That historical...
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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
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734554–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.554
Published: 01 March 2019
... Wordsworth to write a prose account of them to circulate privately with a charitable moti- vation to raise money for their surviving children, but Cheng points out that the Wordsworths avoided publication to screen the Green children from too much charity that might raise envy or conflict with their...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724539–542 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.539
Published: 01 March 2018
... origin but communicate itself across a wide envi- ronment that, in Hardy, includes artifacts and nature itself. In a brief afterword about torture and George Eliot, Ablow brings up the myth of the speaking body the idea that pain can make someone speak the truth. This problem speaks to the fundamental...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724546–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.546
Published: 01 March 2018
... myself if this then is what I have grown old for, if this is what all the ostensibly or compar- atively serene, all the supposedly bettering past, of our century, has meant & led up to. It gives away everything one has believed in & lived for & I envy those of our generation who haven t lived on for it...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724487–514 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.487
Published: 01 March 2018
... moti- vate each other. Put another way, Pater s writing insists that reading literally is what you do when you are reading as a lover, more especially a kinky one.16 Love notwithstanding, Helmholtz s ear was his most famous organ, in Britain at least. Helmholtz envi- sioned the ear as a kind of massive...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722279–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.279
Published: 01 September 2017
... Tech, is the author of A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson (2006). His most recent book is Poverty Creek Journal: Lyric Essays (2014). Karen L. Kilcup is Elizabeth Rosenthal Professor of English, Envi- ronmental & Sustainability Studies, and Women s & Gender Studies in the Department...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722268–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.268
Published: 01 September 2017
... writing about them- selves (p. 265). More ambitiously, she also wants to claim that her individual portraits can be woven together into a sort of experimental, collective psychobiography, organized around the themes of shame, envy, love, fame, and death (p. 9). Pollak s analysis of the different...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722218–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.218
Published: 01 September 2017
... of Billy Budd, we need to develop a more detailed and 10 While not attending to Billy Budd, Michael Snediker s astute reading of Pierre (1852) extends Cameron s notion of impersonality suggesting that the ontological tenuousness of this novel its hovering between the characterological and the envi...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714485–515 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.485
Published: 01 March 2017
... in the management of free indirect dis- course. The trap refers not simply to marriage with a poor country girl but to the very accident of romantic love to which Crosbie rendered himself susceptible by entering the fertile envi- ronment of Allington. Love, indeed, is a fertile subject for the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714516–545 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.516
Published: 01 March 2017
...-mechanistic and teleological evolutionary model where, rather than the adaptive reshuffling of matter in response to a changing envi- ronment (a cosmic kaleidoscope, as it were), natural creation 16 In the final months of his life, Schopenhauer read an account of Darwin s Origin of Species in the London Times...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712156–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.156
Published: 01 September 2016
... certainly 25 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, letter to George Washington Greene, 5 January 1840, in The Letters of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Andrew Hilen, 6 vols. (Cambridge, 168 nineteenth-century literature sounds like self-indulgent, aristocratic slumming, Longfellow clearly envies the field of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 71189–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.1.89
Published: 01 June 2016
... important, however, when it comes to parasites with no apparent value to other creatures, Figuier refuses to moralize. This attention paid to the fluidity of envi- ronmental milieus allows Figuier to exit a human ethical per- spective and assume that every insect even those that, like parasites, are not...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703363–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.363
Published: 01 December 2015
... increasingly acknowledged the role of heredity and envi- ronment in shaping human behavior, alienists arguments gained ground. The influential judge and statutory draftsman James Fitzjames Stephen, in fact, reversed his position on this question. In 1855, he read a paper to the Juridical Society, affirming...
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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
... me wishing to have what Catherine wanted (Wuthering Heights, pp. 58 59). Later, Nelly affirms that the notion of envying Catherine was incomprehensible to him (p. 70). He cannot envy Catherine because he cannot conceive of their separateness. He believes he is Catherine, mak- ing distributive...
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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
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 682201–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.2.201
Published: 01 September 2013
... different kind of envi- ronmental concern than the preservationism that critics so fre- quently cite in the works of Davis s contemporary, Henry David Thoreau, and even than the imagination of an earth-based cleansing of urban waste that Maria Farland identifies in Walt Whitman s poetry Decomposing City...