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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
...Scott Hess Scott Hess, “Walden Pond as Thoreau’s Landscape of Genius” (pp. 224–250) This essay explores how Henry David Thoreau’s identification with Walden Pond was influenced by the nineteenth-century discourse of the literary landscape and by William Wordsworth’s association with the English...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743332–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.332
Published: 01 December 2019
... Henry David Thoreau’s more famous manifesto of passive resistance, “Resistance to Civil Government” (1849). Thoreau witnessed Very’s passive but disruptive behavior on more than one occasion in Concord, Massachusetts, well before his own unique dramatization of nonconformity in the mid 1840s. Comparing...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74130–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.30
Published: 01 June 2019
...Courtney A. Floyd Courtney A. Floyd, “‘Always the same unrememberable revelation’: Thoreau’s Telegraph Harp, the Development of an Immanent Romantic Secularism, and Golden Age Children’s Literature” (pp. 30–53) In this essay, I analyze Henry David Thoreau’s references to and use of the telegraph...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 704448–472 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.70.4.448
Published: 01 March 2016
...Seth McKelvey Seth McKelvey, “‘But one kind’ of Life: Thoreau’s Subjective Theory of Value in Walden ” (pp. 448–472) Literary scholars generally take for granted Henry David Thoreau’s hostility to market exchange in Walden (1854). I argue, however, that Thoreau anticipates the subjective theory of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744564–566 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.564
Published: 31 March 2020
...-Nineteenth Century (2018). She has published articles and chapters in Henry David Thoreau in Context (2017), Political Research Quarterly (2016), American Literature (2014), and The Concord Saunterer (2014). She is currently working on a book project on nineteenth- century eco-eroticism. CAROLINE FRANK, a...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732263–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.263
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Counterintuitively, Davis claims that three nineteenth-century American writers Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, and Walt Whitman, all of whom have been associated with stripping away the decorative in the service of valorizing less trivial pursuits are reviews 263 deeply invested in the serious power of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732260–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.260
Published: 01 September 2018
... process, she advances an original, provocative approach to poetry. Her methodology and individual readings are refreshing, difficult, nuanced, and inspiring. This is a brilliant, contrarian, important book. Counterintuitively, Davis claims that three nineteenth-century American writers Henry David Thoreau...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732274–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.274
Published: 01 September 2018
... flowers and animals which we can name are quite real to us. Auden then invokes Henry David Thoreau, who in his journal in 1858 wrote: With a knowledge of the name comes a distincter rec- ognition and knowledge of things. I have wondered for some time if part of the reason sustained scholarly attention...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724542–545 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.542
Published: 01 March 2018
... Mariner to Henry David Thoreau s reflections on Katahdin, leads Nichols to argue that fear of nature plays a central role in fashioning selfhood. Clare A. Simmons restores George Crabbe s The Borough to the tradition of Green Romanticism by seizing on the poem s representations of human and environmen...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722261–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.261
Published: 01 September 2017
... abundance makes me look backward and forward: backward, to my grandfather, who eagerly awaited their re- turn every year and who carried me on nightly journeys to hear the first notes; forward, into an increasingly uncertain future, a future that Henry David Thoreau sensed well before the current environ...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724515–538 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.515
Published: 01 March 2018
...´ has articulated Henry David Thoreau s idea that one who grieves cedes his vitality to the external world.5 None of these accounts of mourning can be easily folded into Freud s paradigm, and they reflect different worldviews, especially with regard to how the living relate to the dead, as well as the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722256–261 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.256
Published: 01 September 2017
... carried me on nightly journeys to hear the first notes; forward, into an increasingly uncertain future, a future that Henry David Thoreau sensed well before the current environ- mental crisis. Receiving Thoreau at Two Hundred: Essays and Reassessments, I thus appreciated the impetus to celebrate his work...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 721131–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.1.131
Published: 01 June 2017
... the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Henry Adams constituted forms of economic thinking. Supritha Rajan , Associate Professor of English at the University of Rochester, is the author of A Tale of Two Capitalisms: Sacred Econom- ics in Nineteenth-Century Britain, which was awarded...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 72135–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.1.35
Published: 01 June 2017
... Emerson s and Thoreau s writing that a historicist criticism has been least able to account for: the complex pleasures of discontinuity and anachrony, and the power of decontextualization (McGill, Common Places: Poetry, Illocality, and Temporal Dislocation in Thoreau s A Week on the Concord and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714431–456 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.431
Published: 01 March 2017
... Railton also continues a critical narrative that contrasts Herman Melville s and Henry David Thoreau s unwillingness to con- cede to the expectations of the American public with Harriet Beecher Stowe s ability to cross the gap between great and popular fiction even as that ability is dependent on...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 71137–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.1.37
Published: 01 June 2016
...- spondence, p. 186. kant with bartleby 49 even Bartleby are interpreted as Melville s critique of transcen- dentalism, Emerson, or Henry David Thoreau. In general, these interpretations point to Melville s aversion for optimism found in those transcendentalist writers. This direction of reading was...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 704556–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.70.4.556
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Lippard in Part(s): Seriality and Secrecy in The Quaker City 1 Malone, Meaghan. Jane Austen s Balls: Emma s Dance of Masculinity 427 McKelvey, Seth. But one kind of Life: Thoreau s Subjective Theory of Value in Walden 448 Mufti, Nasser. Kipling s Art of War 496 Ochonicky, Adam. A Better Civilization...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 702194–220 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.2.194
Published: 01 September 2015
... susceptible34 Like the soundings he took of Walden Pond, and like the sounds of loons and 32 Richard Menke, Media in America, 1881: Garfield, Guiteau, Bell, Whitman Critical Inquiry, 31 (2005), 658. 33 Henry David Thoreau, Walden (1854), in his A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers; Walden; or, Life in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 693401–405 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.3.401
Published: 01 December 2014
... to as the law of God different and superior to the laws of the State. It was an appeal that many Americans were ready to receive, on the precipice of the Civil War. Frederick Douglass called Brown more effective as a preacher than as a warrior while Henry David Thoreau invoked the image of God s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 691125–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.1.125
Published: 01 June 2014
... paper. Henry David Thoreau is the author of the urtext the foundational document of American nature writing. His Walden: or, Life in the Woods (1854) is the source text for works that range from Mary Austin s Land of Little Rain (1901), Aldo Leopold s Sand County Almanac (1949), and Rachel Carson s...