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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 701153–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.1.153
Published: 01 June 2015
...Robert S. Levine © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Siân Silyn Roberts , Gothic Subjects: The Transformation of Individualism in American Fiction, 1790-1861 . : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2014 . Pp. viii + 239. $59.95 . Yet while we see in Lippard s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 654513–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.65.4.513
Published: 01 March 2011
...Laura Doyle Laura Doyle, “At World's Edge: Post/Coloniality, Charles Maturin, and the Gothic Wanderer” (pp. 513–547) The Gothic text has been shown to represent colonialism's crimes through its literary tropes of imprisonment, terror, rape, and tyranny. This essay takes a further step to propose...
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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. 1993; 474409–436 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933782
Published: 01 March 1993
...Christine Alexander While Charlotte Brontë has been hailed as a writer of the "New Gothic," hers is not an isolated revision of so-called "old" Gothic but one that sprang naturally from a variety of contemporary source material in the period. This article examines the Brontë juvenilia and its...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2004; 591115–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2004.59.1.115
Published: 01 June 2004
...K. LINEHAN 2004 by The Regents of the University of California Reviews P e t e r K . G a r r e t t , Gothic Reflections: Nar- rative Force in Nineteenth-Century Fiction. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003. Pp. xiv 232. $45 cloth; $19.95 paper. Gothic Reflections is a dense, demanding...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 7211–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.1.1
Published: 01 June 2017
... subcontinent, its deployment of Gothic literary modes had the effect of accentuating racism and disorientation in the contact zone. This essay argues that while the memsahib ’s private journals allowed space for moments when racial and class distinctions were temporarily eroded, the novel’s prescriptive genre...
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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
...Kirstyn Leuner Kirstyn Leuner, “Novel Technologies: The Holyrood Chapel Diorama in James Hogg’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner ” (pp. 437–461) This essay argues that there is a diorama remediated within James Hogg’s experimental Scottish Gothic novel, The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 544427–454 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903012
Published: 01 March 2000
...Ellen Brinks A previously overlooked Gothic subtext in John Keats's Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion, his 1818 and 1819 fragmentary works on poetic election, calls his epic project of Bildung into question. Whether it is Saturn, Apollo, or himself that the narrator witnesses, his returns to scenes...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1991; 454432–452 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044996
Published: 01 March 1991
...Allan Pritchard Copyright 1991 The Regents of the University of California The Urban Gothic of Bleak House ALLAN PRITCHARD (JT is a measure of the originality of Dick- ens's adaptation of Gothic conventions in Bleak House that critics have placed it in the Gothic literary tradition less often...
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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
... Transfusion reveals a Gothic novel expressly concerned with articulating a biological idea of the family, dramatizing the fatal consequences of “porous” family arrangements that transgress the absolute boundaries erected by blood. Godwin Jr. mobilizes early-nineteenth-century proto-evolutionary discourses and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1985; 394379–391 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044711
Published: 01 March 1985
...George E. Haggerty Copyright 1985 The Regents of the University of California Fact and Fancy in the Gothic Novel GEORGE E. HAGGERTY BY A T T E M P T I N G in The Castle of Otranto (1764) "to blend the ancient and the modern" romance and to enrich the nature-bound conventions of the novel by...
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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
... theories of mind (phrenology, animal magnetism) and physical medicine (blood transfusion, human experiment, reanimation). The story draws on a tradition of Gothic medicine long recognized in the romantic novel but less acknowledged in histories of clinical medicine. As this essay shows, however, mid...
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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
... their moral improvement. I argue that Davis undermines moralizing pollution discourse by crafting an aesthetic of disturbance through her narrative form and construction of readers, which departs from sentimental, realist, gothic, and pastoral formal features that critics have associated with the story...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1963; 174363–380 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932631
Published: 01 March 1963
... Return of the Native as Antichristian Document," Nineteenth-Century Fiction, XIV (1959), 111-127 10.2307/3044163 111 Richard C. Carpenter, "Hardy's 'Gargoyles,'" Modern Fiction Studies, VI (1960), 223-232 Carpenter 223 VI Modern Fiction Studies 1960 Thomas Hardy's Use Of the Gothic: An...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744562–563 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.562
Published: 31 March 2020
... Marketplace. Cam- bridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. xii þ 279. $99.99. Herbert , Christopher . Evangelical Gothic: The English Novel and the Religious War on Virtue from Wesley to Dracula. Victorian Lit- erature and Culture...
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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
..., speculation economy that Stowe feared (Haley) and the Southern, Gothicized version of the Northern industrial competition (Legree).13 In a word, we encounter a clear-cut distinction between true and false, mor- ally good and morally unacceptable, gratuitous and interested gifts as well as distinctions between...
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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
... delves into a charnel house, only to be magically recovered, only then to be sent on yet another voyage. The influence of these unfixed, ever-unfurling locations and serial, cyclical narrators on Anglophone novels can be felt most obviously elsewhere within the Gothic tradition, especially the non...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1993; 483291–309 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933649
Published: 01 December 1993
...-the Punch and Judy show, the traveling waxworks, Gothicism, and gambling-I hope to show that a certain coherence is evident in the novel's preoccupation with questions of class position, class mobility, and the class status of various cultural practices. This preoccupation supplies as tight symbolic...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734565–568 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.565
Published: 01 March 2019
... develop this idea, Altschuler offers an unusual way of think- ing about genre. Form is window and argument, she stresses, revealing some facets of health and disease while concealing others. Rather than seeing the Gothic tale or picaresque novel as rule-bound literary forms, Altschuler sees them as...
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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
... Chicago Press, 2018. Pp. viii þ 219. $90 cloth; $30 paper. Lodge, Sara . Inventing Edward Lear. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2019. Pp. xii þ 436. $29.95. 570 nineteenth-century literature Marks , Laura Helen. Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic. Feminist Media...