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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
... contends, roots itself in a fraught phase of the Protestant missionary movement: the brief period of time prior to the 1820s when missionary societies, eager to realize what they termed “universal kinship,” not only permitted but encouraged missionaries to enter into interracial marriages. These marriages...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 632223–254 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.2.223
Published: 01 September 2008
...Paul R. Petrie William Dean Howells's 1891 novel of interracial marriage, An Imperative Duty , has recently received increasing critical attention because of its saturation with the language of contemporary scientific racism and its complex and apparently inconsistent approach to questions of race...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713315–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.315
Published: 01 December 2016
... devices devel- oped for a North American context in The Last of the Mohicans, moments in her novel endorse an alternate history of continued Native independence, land claims, and interracial marriage. These moments of possibility become urgent when juxtaposed with Traill s proleptic descriptions of her...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733293–325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.293
Published: 01 December 2018
... interracial marriages among missionaries, their ambivalence on the issue of colonization, and the debates surrounding the use of native clergy versus Western missionaries to make converts. 3 James Mathers, Bangalore, S. India No. 203, MS3291/2, Notes for Commission IV, The Missionary Message in Relation to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724550–554 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.550
Published: 01 March 2018
... critics have understood Isabel s actions as a means of erasing the fact that her marriage was compelled rather than chosen. Retrospection estab- lishes for Isabel, in the words of Robert Pippin, what would have been her motives, bringing the past into alignment with the present. I have been unable to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712176–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.176
Published: 01 September 2016
... actually (like lynching) a product of Reconstruction buffered the sup- posedly old, old crime of interracial rape that (as Frederick Douglass pointed out) was also a fiction of Reconstruction, and both that artificially dated genre and that artificially dated con- tent worked to date artificially the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 693342–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.3.342
Published: 01 December 2014
...Gretchen Murphy Gretchen Murphy, “Revising the Law of the Mother in the Adoption-Marriage Plot” (pp. 342–365) This essay traces a common plot in British and American fiction in which an outsider is first adopted and then later marries into a family. Such plots have been linked with the transition...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 682245–249 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.2.245
Published: 01 September 2013
..., Pauline Hopkins, J. Rosamond Johnson, James Weldon Johnson, and Bob Cole Paulin systematically details the paradox of miscegenation as a discursive landscape [that] both highlighted and hid interracial unions and sex (p. xvi). These texts staged marriage and other interracial relationships as...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 682237–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.2.237
Published: 01 September 2013
..., Pauline Hopkins, J. Rosamond Johnson, James Weldon Johnson, and Bob Cole Paulin systematically details the paradox of miscegenation as a discursive landscape [that] both highlighted and hid interracial unions and sex (p. xvi). These texts staged marriage and other interracial relationships as...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 673366–396 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.3.366
Published: 01 December 2012
... teacher by changing places, twin schoolboys changing dancing partners without their knowledge, even instances of doubt during an engagement of marriage The History of Twins p. 568). No less than nine anecdotes have reached me of a twin seeing his or her reflection in a looking-glass, and addressing...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 662269–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.2.269
Published: 01 September 2011
... of chiefly non-canonical sources on a well-trodden field of research the Victorians various ways of exploiting their colonies hence turns out to query very stringently the preconceptions and misunderstandings of two still-controversial issues in postcolonial R E V I E W S 269 studies: interracial...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 662272–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.2.272
Published: 01 September 2011
... have generally been dismissed as mere fantasy, interracial romances in British India clearly are more than simple love-stories. Nor can they be reduced to allegorical fantasies, failed or successful. Despite the stress on the failed romance, moreover, a lingering impression generated primarily by the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 6511–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.1.1
Published: 01 June 2010
... mixed race as responsible for the Revolution s excesses. NCL6501_01.indd 8 6/8/10 5:35:40 PM victor séjour s the mulatto 9 interracial sexual relationships and marriages by suggesting that they could only produce misery, while the abolitionists argued that miscegenation could create a rapprochement...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 642137–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.64.2.137
Published: 01 September 2009
... interracial marriage. They can, however, acquire these traits through homosocial bonds like the friendships between Uncas and Duncan, and between Chingachook and Leatherstocking; or through the pa- ternal and filial love uniting Leatherstocking and Uncas, and, in The Prairie, Leatherstocking and Hard-Heart...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 632170–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.2.170
Published: 01 September 2008
... Carillo said to be leading the raids, though this claim was repeatedly contested.8 Ridge s novel begins with the eponymous hero and his love, Rosita, moving to California in the wake of the U.S.-Mexican War. Interracial violence ensues as gangs of lawless and desperate men, who bore the name of Americans...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 623411–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.3.411
Published: 01 December 2007
... taking right now, given our current moment, in which marriage seems to have failed statistically but is enjoying a sentimental and ideological revival, and in which Western models of the liberal subject and state may be ripe for reconfi guration. Not only does Novel Relations offer a historical way of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2005; 60157–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2005.60.1.57
Published: 01 June 2005
... freedman; the duke and the dauphin are citizens of the United States; and Huckleberry Finn is a minor and later an orphan. None of these individuals has a fixed, permanent abode, and none has steady employ- ment. Jim has a wife and two children, though a marriage be- tween slaves is not legally binding and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2005; 601124–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2005.60.1.124
Published: 01 June 2005
..., 2004. Pp. 223. G au l , T h e r e s a S t r o u t h , ed. To Marry an Indian: The Marriage of Harriett Gold and Elias Boudinot in Letters, 1823 1839. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. Pp. xviii 222. $55 cloth; $21.95 paper. G av i n , A d r i e n n e E . Dark Horse: A Life of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2002; 564495–517 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2002.56.4.495
Published: 01 March 2002
...- American woman writer at that. What interests me is that nu- merous female Òbabes of RomanceÓ wrote about interracial marriage and that, more than his realist contemporaries, How- ells correlated racial questions with realism and was interested in the ways that race tests realistic representation. Concepts...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2002; 57164–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2002.57.1.64
Published: 01 June 2002
... Recon- struction-era republican mother.3 This tactical reversal, this reenvisioning of the domestic heroine as a tragic mulatta of whiteness, suggests that Davis did not simply take the middle-class home or the marriage of the Northerner Ross Burley with the Southerner Garrick Randolph as a Þctional...