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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2013) 68 (1): 33–63.
Published: 01 June 2013
... increasingly frequent confrontation with foreign words prompts readers toward a more sophisticated understanding of the networks linking textual histories across cultures and nations. In the infrequently studied essay collection Impressions of Theophrastus Such (1879), Eliot takes this strategy further by...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2019) 74 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Impressions of Theophrastus Such, which Allison brilliantly describes as an experiment in a nine- teenth-century version of neoclassical satire that grows out of the abstracting strain inherent to Eliot s realism (p. 85). This assessment brings clarity to long-standing debates about its generic character...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2014) 68 (4): 513–541.
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 (2011) 66 (3): 402–406.
Published: 01 December 2011
... role as a kind of uber-realist, and, while he notes that the sympathy one associates with Eliot s realism is necessarily the opposite of satire, still there is, he argues, an ironic distance often to be found in her writing, and he takes some time to examine her use of satire in Theophrastus Such...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2011) 66 (3): 406–409.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the opposite of satire, still there is, he argues, an ironic distance often to be found in her writing, and he takes some time to examine her use of satire in Theophrastus Such, among other texts. Looking back over the development of realism in nineteenth-century British fiction, Matz also...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2005) 60 (2): 199–236.
Published: 01 September 2005
... by the outbreak of the First World War her only such continuous residence in Eng- land throughout her life was a period of intellectual con- straint and physical exile, worsened by the widespread hostility toward her outspokenly pacifist views.7 Vernon Lee s position as a freethinker and literary...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2003) 58 (1): 75–108.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., Impressions of Theophrastus Such, ed. Nancy Henry (Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press, 1994), p. 156. It is perhaps no coincidence that this quotation refers di- rectly to expatriate English citizensÑto the Little Billees and Taffys of the world; Eliot proposes that the only thing countering their dangerous...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2001) 56 (2): 198–227.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Impressions of Theophrastus Such, and the Emergence of Imperialism,Ó in her George Eliot and the British Empire, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. 29 In a Commentary essay George Lichtheim assesses the outbreak of anti-Semitic disturbances in postwar England as well as the response to them in the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1998) 53 (2): 188–210.
Published: 01 September 1998
... Culture: A Study of Thought and Action from Augustus to Augustine (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1957), p. 222. Cochrane 222 Christianity and Classical Culture: A Study of Thought and Action from Augustus to Augustine 1957 29 George Eliot, Impressions of Theophrastus Such, ed. Nancy Henry...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1998) 53 (1): 25–55.
Published: 01 June 1998
... Frederick R. Karl, George Eliot, Voice of a Century: A Biography (New York: W. W. Norton, 1995), pp. 562, 502n. Karl 562 George Eliot, Voice of a Century: A Biography 1995 27 George Eliot, "Moral Swindlers," in Impressions of Theophrastus Such, ed. Nancy Henry (London: William Pickering, 1994...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1997) 52 (3): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 1997
... made for significant female contributors- such as Annajameson-to cultural debate. Like other books in this notewor- thy series, this one contains a detailed chronology that enables readers to see basic links between text and context. Six thorough general bibliographies provide thoughtfully annotated...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1995) 50 (2): 259–280.
Published: 01 September 1995
... them. AIDS ends all. E L I 0 T, G E 0 R G E. Impressions of Theophrastus Such. Edited by Nancy Henry. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1994. Pp. xliv + 187. $24.95. George Eliot's last and perhaps least-read book, Impressions was published the year before she died and has long been out of print in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1989) 44 (3): 335–363.
Published: 01 December 1989
... which the idea of intellectual devotion is realized with such blend of common humanity and selfless austerity." Excerpts from the early letters have recently begun to ap- pear in critical arguments, for the post-structuralist climate makes texts of the dense, highly self-conscious, fraught emo- tional...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1980) 35 (3): 312–330.
Published: 01 December 1980
... Essayist 313 Daniel Deronda, she turned back to the moral essay and, in The Impressions of Theophrastus Such, wrote a book that can be seen as an updated "Notebook of an Eccentric," an enriched version of her dim apprentice work. George Eliot's long and intimate involvement with various kinds of essay...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1982) 36 (4): 424–451.
Published: 01 March 1982
...). See George Eliot's "Looking Backward" in Impressions of Theophrastus Such (Boston: Houghton, 1908), p. 26, where the narrator, who occasionally fancies having had parents other than his own, feels "bound to quell such a wish as blas- phemy." The vagueness of Sir Hugo Mallinger and the incompetence of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1981) 35 (4): 459–486.
Published: 01 March 1981
... of a group of short essays and meditations which critics think was probably written just before the essays in The Impressions of Theophrastus Such. See Essays and Leaves from a Note-Book by George Eliot, ed. Charles Lee Lewes (New York: Harper, 1884), p. 280. Scott and the English Novelists 473 wrath...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1974) 28 (4): 417–434.
Published: 01 March 1974
... the peace," as Meredith, in The Egoist, acidly expressed his age's conception of "a young man married." George Eliot, who had rep- resented Maggie Tulliver's torrential passion for the handsome Stephen Guest as perfectly natural, wrote some years later in The Impressions of Theophrastus Such that when...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1970) 25 (2): 127–151.
Published: 01 September 1970
.... Knoepflmacher, Religious Humanism and the Victorian Novel (Princeton, 1965) Knoepflmacher Religious Humanism and the Victorian Novel 1965 34 15 August1866, Letters, 4:300-301 15 August 300 4 Letters 1866 35 "Looking Inward," in Impressions of Theophrastus Such, Standard Ed. (Edin- burgh...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1971) 25 (4): 417–431.
Published: 01 March 1971
..." section of Impressions of Theophrastus Such. Here also is that fundamental agreement with the propositions of Victorian optimism, tempered by a regret at the company one has to choose, and refuse, as a result: it would be really something original in polished verse if one of our young writers declared he...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (1969) 23 (4): 434–445.
Published: 01 March 1969
...: George Eliot's Quest for Values (Detroit, 1965), p. 72 Paris 72 Experiments in Life: George Eliot's Quest for Values 1965 2 George Eliot, Impressions of Theophrastus Such (New York, n.d. [first London ed., 1879]), p. 202 Eliot 202 Impressions of Theophrastus Such 1879 3 George...