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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
...John Owen Havard John Owen Havard, “‘What Freedom?’: Frankenstein , Anti-Occidentalism, and English Liberty” (pp. 305–331) “If he were vanquished,” Victor Frankenstein states of his monstrous creation in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818), “I should be a free man.” But he goes on: “Alas! what...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 654433–480 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.65.4.433
Published: 01 March 2011
...Adriana Craciun Adriana Craciun, “Writing the Disaster: Franklin and Frankenstein ” (pp. 433–480) The occasion for this essay is the surprise meeting of three texts from distinct traditions—Gothic romance, evangelical theology, and Enlightenment exploration—during the course of an Arctic disaster...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 613277–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.3.277
Published: 01 December 2006
...John Bryant John Bryant, "Melville Essays the Romance: Comedy and Being in Frankenstein, "The Big Bear of Arkansas," and Moby-Dick (pp. 277-310)This essay argues that romance is not a fixed genre but a process of writing ("romancing")that Melville used at a particular moment in his career to engage...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1992; 473303–319 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933709
Published: 01 December 1992
...John B. Lamb Copyright 1992 The Regents of the University of California Mary Shelley's Frankenstein a d Milton's Monstrous Myth JOHN B. LAMB t A the close of Frankenstein, the monster locates a significant event in his his- tory in a moment of self-identification laden with Miltonic overtones...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744567–569 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.567
Published: 31 March 2020
... revelation : Thoreau s Telegraph Harp, the Development of an Immanent Romantic Secularism, and Golden Age Children s Literature 30 Freer, Alexander. A Genealogy of Narcissism: Percy Shelley s Self-Love 1 Havard, John Owen. What Freedom Frankenstein, Anti- Occidentalism, and English Liberty 305 Heitzman...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744550–553 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.550
Published: 31 March 2020
... and arbitrariness that cannot be systematized (p. 132). The book ends with a Coda on Mary Shelley s Frankenstein and its concern with social disorder as manifested in the creature s undoing of Victor s desire for mastery. Systems Failure joins recent work on the long eighteenth century that offers...
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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
... progeny, Frankenstein (1818).10 Unlike Anne Bradstreet s per- sonified book, however, these texts were often born dead a trope that Shelley enlarges to horrific ends. - Art of Writing, by J. Carstairs, Imperial Magazine, 5 [1823], 766). Seven years later, the same periodical warned that the current age...
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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
... place and moment, by contrast with the more distancing sound of The Revolt of Islam, which may have led reviewers to refuse association of the poem with England. Perhaps most fascinating and unusual about this discussion of the Shelleys is Cheng s reading of Laon and Cythna together with Frankenstein...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734573–575 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.573
Published: 01 March 2019
... Russell Mitford. She is also working on the Frankenstein Variorum Project to produce a digital collated edition of the MS notebooks, 1818, Thomas, 1823, and 1831 editions of Mary Shelley s novel. Robert Leigh Davis , Professor of English at Wittenberg Univer- sity, is the author of Whitman and the Romance...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734569–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.569
Published: 01 March 2019
.... $150. Poe , Edgar Allan . The Pit and the Pendulum and Other Tales. Edited by David Van Leer. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. xxviii þ 338. $24.95. Saggini , Francesca , and Anna Enrichetta Soccio , eds. Transmedia Creatures: Frankenstein s Afterlives. Lewisburg, Pa.: Buck- nell...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734558–562 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.558
Published: 01 March 2019
... from a phenomenon that they realized was, perhaps, fundamentally irrational, Wright s study extends to the realm of sexuality of George Levine s claim in his classic study The Realistic Imagination: English Fiction from Frankenstein to Lady reviews 561 Chatterley (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734437–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.437
Published: 01 March 2019
... to James Hogg, Ian Duncan describes Hogg s Romantic achievement as experiment, akin to William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge s Lyrical Ballads (1798, 1802), Walter Scott s Waverley (1814), and Mary Shelley s Frankenstein (1818) in boldness, ingenuity, and impact.23 One of the paramount...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733430–432 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.430
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Harvester of Hearts: Motherhood under the Sign of “Frankenstein.” Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press, 2018. Pp. xvi + 181. $34.95 paper. Ross, Sarah C. E., and Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, eds. Women Poets of the English Civil War . Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. Pp. xxiv + 362...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732286–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.286
Published: 01 September 2018
... Monograph Series, vol. 291. Heidelberg; Universita¨tsverlag Winter, 2018. Pp. 247. £46. Shelley , Mary. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Nick Groom. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. lxxvi þ 226. $22.95. 288 nineteenth-century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724562–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.562
Published: 01 March 2018
... Philosophy in Frankenstein Philadelphia: University of Penn- sylvania Press, 2018. Pp. xii þ 220. $39.95. Bratton, Jacky, ed. Dickensian Dramas: Plays from Charles Dickens, Volume 1. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xxxvi þ 438. $155. Byron, George Gordon, Lord. Byron s Letters and Journals: A...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723413–418 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.413
Published: 01 December 2017
...; chapter 4 sets Benjamin Banneker, Nat Turner, and Martin De- lany alongside Robert Lowell, John Henry Pierpont, Elizabeth Lloyd, and William Sanders Scarborough; chapter 5 directly approaches Romanticism, juxtaposing Percy Shelley s Prometheus Unbound and Mary Shelley s Frankenstein with Louis Boisrond...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722248–252 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.248
Published: 01 September 2017
... artists themselves (or at least the novelists) register this tension by producing works in which there is a surprising scarcity of individuals (p. 2). In chap- ters on Mansfield Park, The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, A Tale of Two Cities, Caleb Williams, and Frankenstein...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722135–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.135
Published: 01 September 2017
.../reading/UK/record_details.php?id¼882>. 5 Lynn Wells, The Triumph of Death: Reading and Narrative in Mary Shelley s The Last Man in Iconoclastic Departures: Mary Shelley after Frankenstein Essays in Honor of the Bicentenary of Mary Shelley s Birth, ed. Syndy M. Conger, Frederick S. Frank, and Gregory O...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 72164–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.1.64
Published: 01 June 2017
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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
..., Romanticism and the Human Sciences: Poetry, Population, and the Discourse of the Species (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000), pp. 84 108; and Kate Ferguson Ellis, Subversive Surfaces: The Limits of Domestic Affection in Mary Shelley s Later Fic- tion in The Other Mary Shelley: Beyond Frankenstein ed...