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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; 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. 2019; 743332–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.332
Published: 01 December 2019
... slavery found in William Lloyd Garrison’s 1838 “Declaration of Sentiments,” the foundational statement of the New England Non-Resistance Society. Very’s poem also describes a mode of Christian behavior that is radically disruptive of social conformity, a kind of embodied “prayer” that may have influenced...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2003; 582268–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2003.58.2.268
Published: 01 September 2003
... Influence in Nineteenth-Century Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. xii 372. $70. The closer you get to this fine book, the better it looks. That right-handed compliment entails a left-handed com- plaint: the further you back away from its contexture (p. 68) of deft juxtaposition...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742167–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.167
Published: 01 September 2019
... influence of melodramatic conventions on the form of narrative fiction, particularly the understanding of female sexuality that melodrama afforded novelists. Taking Dickens as an important example, literary critics have typically associated melodrama with ostentatious legibility, but recent scholarship on...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1995; 502217–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933693
Published: 01 September 1995
... ANDERSEN'S 'THE SHADOW' AND WILDE'S "THE FISHERMAN AND HIS SOUL": A CASE OF INFLUENCE The influence of Hans Christian An- dersen's fairy tales on those of Oscar Wilde has long been recognized. Peter Raby, for instance, notes that The Happy Prince and Other Tales is technically and thematically based on...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744543–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.543
Published: 31 March 2020
... Books, which examines Chinese activist Qiu Jin (1875 1907). Prompted by Qiu Jin s iconicity as a Western-influenced feminist (in a lengthy footnote, Da lists many Euro-American books likely read by Qiu) and by Qiu s reference to American texts in her work, specifically Harriet Beecher Stowe s The...
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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
... monstrous deformities led to a contentious debate between London physicians Daniel Turner and James Blondel in the 1720s.36 By the late eighteenth century, the concept of the maternal imagination, which claimed that the pregnant wo- man s mind influenced her child s development, had contin- ued to gain...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744473–501 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.473
Published: 31 March 2020
... Wheat- Fields (1887), where, however much the human may build and seem to encroach, nature maintains an apparent elastic apartness from human influence, with Jefferies evoking conti- nuity and stability in spite of an ever-accelerating techno- industrial pace. Here it is necessary to cite at some...
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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
... the black race, the very opposite of the generous contagion associated with white benevolence. Stowe writes extensively about such perils in A Key to Uncle Tom s Cabin, and in Uncle Tom s Cabin she puts her ideas in St. Clare s mouth when he compares the black influence with the spiritual small-pox...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744502–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.502
Published: 31 March 2020
... the Cal- ifornios, Atherton sees the aristocratic Californiana (Mexican Californian woman) as having a lasting influence on California and on women s development. She regarded the Californianas Nineteenth-Century Literature, Vol. 74, No. 4, pp. 502 534, ISSN: 0891 9356, online ISSN: 1067 8352, © 2020...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724452–486 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.452
Published: 01 March 2018
..., however, proved more reciprocal in influence than missionary societies had anticipated. Ultimately they undermined assumptions of British Christians’ “natural” superiority over “natives”—the very assumptions that underwrote missionary work in the first place. Unnerved by the reciprocity and openness these...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714516–545 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.516
Published: 01 March 2017
..., the standard assumption that Arthur Schopenhauer’s influence on Hardy’s writing can be discerned specifically in the works from Tess of the D’Urbervilles (1891) onward, and primarily in the unrelenting pessimism that characterizes both writers’ worldviews. The essay calls into question the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743406–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.406
Published: 01 December 2019
..., posters, illustrations, theatrical photographs, comic portraits, and more. Schacker deftly examines the influence of French and German scripts and panto- mime performances on the Victorian British entertainment landscape and moves fluidly between productions of works that have fallen into obscurity, such...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743392–396 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.392
Published: 01 December 2019
... nineteenth century, perfor- mativity comes into the mix of influences charted throughout Pirat- ing Fictions. The work early on identifies a showmanship peculiar to 394 nineteenth-century literature nineteenth-century fictional pirates (p. 3), arguing that the irrepressible staginess of pirate fiction...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743279–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.279
Published: 01 December 2019
... interment. Julie Rugg analyzes how the Burial Act of 1853 influenced rural North Yorkshire, not- ing, The churchyard was not always central, spatially, to the village life and many, many settlements had no local church- yard: their traditional place of interment might be some miles distant. 5 When burial...
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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
... churchmanship and evangelicalism, but between irreligion and religion. Religion in this case happens to be represented by evangelicalism.16 By extension, irreligion in the novella describes the surround- ing medium of the town of Milby before it is transformed by the influence of Janet s mentor, Mr. Tryan...
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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. 2019; 741127–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.127
Published: 01 June 2019
... revised editions, it came actively to participate in queer cultural legibility. The second chapter likewise combines the intertextual and paratextual influences in Stoddard s literary career, which allow him to fore- ground the overwhelming influence literariness had on his queer self-understanding and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 741112–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.112
Published: 01 June 2019
... doubled relationship to fiction (p. 47). Chapter 2 takes on John Stuart Mill s ideas about sociability, which Plotz calls mediated involvement, meaning ideas affected or influenced by the presence of other minds. Mill s idealized view of writing is said to be modeled on a large and unconstrained con...