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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
...Ilana M. Blumberg Ilana M. Blumberg, “Sympathy or Religion? George Eliot and Christian Conversion” (pp. 360–387) This essay argues that a postsecular moment requires our return to George Eliot to consider anew the relations between religion and secularity. Looking at her early works, in particular...
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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
...Elsie B. Michie Elsie B. Michie, “Envious Reading: Margaret Oliphant on George Eliot” (pp. 87–111) This essay maps out a model of influence that is not deterministic but instead addresses historical “conditions,” the proximity of authors’ lives to their work, the relationship among texts, and how...
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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. 2013; 68133–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.1.33
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jennifer Raterman This article traces George Eliot’s use of translation and foreign words to make “impressions” on her readers. This keyword, which recurs in her narratives and in the title of her final work, is used to refer to the repeated reinterpretations of translated quotes that undergird...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 674561–564 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.67.4.561
Published: 01 March 2013
...Michael Tondre © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Nancy Henry , The Life of George Eliot: A Critical Biography . : Wiley-Blackwell , 2012 . Pp. xiv + 299. $89.95 . come at the expense of cultural specificity and antagonism. Figuring Queequeg s tattoos as...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 652214–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.2.214
Published: 01 September 2010
...Emily Coit Emily Coit, "'This Immense Expense of Art': George Eliot and John Ruskin on Consumption and the Limits of Sympathy" (pp. 214––245) This essay attempts to better our understanding of George Eliot's conservatism by examining a body of ideas about consumption and moral obligation that she...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 644465–493 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.64.4.465
Published: 01 March 2010
...Katherine Dunagan Osborne Katherine Dunagan Osborne, "Inherited Emotions: George Eliot and the Politics of Heirlooms" (pp. 465––493) This essay removes George Eliot's heroines from heterosexual dyads to focus on the roles that things play in women's autonomous moral and sexual development. Because...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 622250–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.2.250
Published: 01 September 2007
...Jules Law Jules Law, ““Transparency and Epistemology in George Eliot's Daniel Deronda ”” (pp. 250––277) The recent turn in George Eliot scholarship toward historicism——and in particular toward intellectual and political history——has tended to occlude the epistemological metaphors in the author's...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1989; 4411–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045104
Published: 01 June 1989
...Alison Byerly Copyright 1989 The Regents of the University of California "The Language of the Soul": George Eliot and Music ALISON BYERLY s i c is not a solo art in the novels of George Eliot. Eliot's use of themes and metaphors drawn from the visual arts is well known: chapter 17 of Adam Bede...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1986; 404438–459 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044731
Published: 01 March 1986
...Shoshana Knapp Copyright 1986 The Regents of the University of California George Eliot and W. S. Gilbert: Silas Marner into Dan'l Druce SHOSHANA KNAPP ON NI September 1876 W S. Gilbert's new play, Dan'l Druce, Blacksmith, opened at the Haymarket Theatre. Subtitled "a new and original drama, in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1980; 353406–431 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044870
Published: 01 December 1980
...Martha S. Vogeler Copyright 1980 Regents of the University of California George Eliot and the Positivists MARTHA S. VOGELER XV HEN AN ANONYMOUS ESSAYIST in the London Quarterly Review declared in 1877 that "George Eliot's world is the Comt- ist's world," he made a judgment that modem critics...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1978; 333348–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933019
Published: 01 December 1978
...Raymond Chapman; Eleanora Gottlieb Copyright 1978 Regents of the University of California A Russian 'View of George Eliot RAYMOND CHAPMAN and ELEANORA GOTTLIEB ON 14 October 1869, George Eliot wrote to Oscar Brown- ing: "A week or two ago we had a Russian lady here, a perfect Hebe in face, who...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1980; 353260–291 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044863
Published: 01 December 1980
...Margaret Anne Doody Copyright 1980 Regents of the University of California George Eliot and the Eighteenth-Century Novel MARGARET ANNE DOODY GEORGE ELIOT never proclaimed any direct allegiance to the eighteenth-century novel, which in her time had fallen into a mild disrepute. The Victorians...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1970; 252127–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932985
Published: 01 September 1970
...David Leon Higdon Copyright 1971 By The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 22 April 1873, The George Eliot Letters, ed. Gordon S. Haight, 7 vols. (New Haven, 1954-55), 5:404; hereafter cited as Letters Haight 404 5 The George Eliot Letters 1954 2 Letters...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1962; 172175–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932519
Published: 01 September 1962
...Elliot L. Rubinstein [Footnotes] 1 The George Eliot Letters, ed. Gordon S. Haight (Newv Haven, 1954-1955), III, 41 Haight 41 III The George Eliot Letters 1954 2 Letters, III, 60, n. 1 60 III Letters 3 Letters, V, 380 380 V Letters 4 Short Fiction Criticism, A...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1958; 13281–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044441
Published: 01 September 1958
...W. J. Harvey George Eliot and the Omniscient Author Convention W. J. HARVEY IT IS SUFFICIENTLY obvious that modern criticism of the novel has received its main bias from the practice and precept of Henry James. It is equally clear that the practice of James represents a considerable technical...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1949; 4171–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044215
Published: 01 June 1949
...Gordon S. Haight George Eliot Bennett Joan Joan Bennett's "CGeorge Eliot" GORDON S. HAIGHT HE MOST difficult problem of the literary biographer is to combine the account of an author's life with the criticism of his works. Mrs. Bennett, like most of her predecessors, hassolved it by...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1959; 143241–254 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044244
Published: 01 December 1959
...Alexander Welsh George Eliot and the Romance ALEXANDER WELSH DISSATISFACTION WITH the ending of The Mill on the Floss has provoked a number of interpretations of George Eliot's purposes and methods. William Steinhoff has interpreted the last portion of this novel as a falling-short of the author's...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1948; 32127–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044516
Published: 01 September 1948
...Gordon S. Haight George Eliot Bullett Gerald "George Eliot" Reviewed GORDON S. HAIGHT WHEN George Eliot died, Lord Acton ranked her second only to Shakespeare. "If Sophocles or Cervantes had lived in the light of our civilisation, or if Dante had prospered like Manzoni," he wrote...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713369–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.369
Published: 01 December 2016
...Meegan Kennedy Meegan Kennedy, “‘A True Prophet’? Speculation in Victorian Sensory Physiology and George Eliot’s ‘The Lifted Veil’” (pp. 369–403) George Eliot’s novella “The Lifted Veil” (1859) is often considered an outlier in Eliot’s realist corpus, perhaps due to its focus on controversial...