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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
...Winter Jade Werner Winter Jade Werner, “All in the Family? Missionaries, Marriage, and Universal Kinship in Jane Eyre ” (pp. 452–486) As a number of critics have shown, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847) has as a central theme the analysis of certain essential contradictions in a constellation of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 663307–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.3.307
Published: 01 December 2011
...Rebecca N. Mitchell In both Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847) and George Eliot’s Middlemarch (1871–72) an earnest and ambitious man falls in love with a superficial and beautiful woman named Rosamond. This essay explores the “Rosamond plots” to argue that Middlemarch stages a radical revision of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1999; 534452–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903027
Published: 01 March 1999
...Lisa Sternlieb This essay argues that Jane Eyre (1847) is an elaborate confidence game in which Rochester takes Jane into his confidence in order to lie to her and that Jane responds by first masquerading as his confidante and then taking the reader into her confidence to lie to her as well. Jane's...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1995; 494456–482 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933729
Published: 01 March 1995
...J. Jeffrey Franklin This essay analyzes the discourses of spirituality represented in Jane Eyre within the context of the Evangelical upheaval in the Britain of Charlotte Brontë's childhood and the mixing of supernatural with Christian elements in the "popular religion" of early-nineteenth-century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1977; 314397–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933083
Published: 01 March 1977
...Nancy Pell Copyright 1977 Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, ed. Jane Jack and Margaret Smith (Oxford: Claren- don Press, 1969), p. 556 Brontë 556 Jane Eyre 1969 2 "Charlotte Bronte, Reason, and the Moon," NCF, 14 (1960), 283...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1971; 263370–376 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933219
Published: 01 December 1971
...Ian Jack; Margaret Smith Copyright 1971 By The Regents of the University of California Letters THE CLARENDON Jane Eyre: A REJOINDER Pembroke College University of Cambridge June 10, 1971 To THE EDITOR: Professor Bruce Harkness' review of the Clarendon Jane Eyre in the December 1970 issue of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1961; 162177–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932482
Published: 01 September 1961
... humanity!" ROBERT DONALD SPECTOR Long Island University 'Arvin, pp. 243-244. ANOTHER KEY WORD FOR Jane Eyre In a recent paper in NCF, "Charlotte Bronte, Reason, and the Moon," Robert B. Heilman has brilliantly surveyed the "lunar inspiration" of Charlotte Bronte and the richness of implication it adds to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1965; 203275–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932759
Published: 01 December 1965
...Lawrence E. Moser Copyright 1965 By the Regents of the University of California Notes and Reviews FROM PORTRAIT TO PERSON: A NOTE ON THE SURREALISTIC IN Jane Eyre JUNE, 1936, marked for British artistic and intellectual circles a period of revolution and turbulent crisis. Within the New...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1964; 184347–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932730
Published: 01 March 1964
... Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, intro. Alice Green Fredman (New York, 1957), p. 10 Brontë 10 Jane Eyre 1957 6 The English Novel, Form and Function (New York, 1956), pp. 160-165 160 The English Novel, Form and Function 1956 7 Nietzsche, op. cit., pp. 33-34 8 Ibid., pp. 34-35 9...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1955; 102141–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044228
Published: 01 September 1955
...Edgar F. Shannon,, Jr. The Present Tense in "Jane Eyre EDGAR F. SHANNON, JR. S EVERYONE WILL recall, Jane Eyre is written in the first person singular, purportedly by the heroine herself, ten years after her marriage to Edward Rochester-the concluding incident of the narrative. As Percy Lubbock...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1974; 292127–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933287
Published: 01 September 1974
...Ruth Bernard Yeazell Copyright 1974 By The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Jane Eyre, ed. Jane Jack and Margaret Smith, Clarendon ed. (London: Oxford Univ. Press, 1969), III.xi.573 Jack Jane Eyre 1969 2 Joseph Prescott, "Jane Eyre: A Romantic Exemplum...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1968; 233279–293 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932556
Published: 01 December 1968
...Jennifer Gribble Copyright 1968 By The Regents of the University of California Jane Eyre's Imagination JENNIFER GRIBBLE Then my sole relief was to walk along the corridor of the third story, backwards and forwards, safe in the silence and solitude of the spot, and allow my mind's eye to dwell...
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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
... disconnected strands might intertwine, however loosely, through the context of stillbirth. In December 1801, Godwin married Mary Jane Clairmont, and the following spring she suffered a stillbirth. Whether Opie knew of this stillbirth is up for debate, but she would have known that Godwin had, for the second...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742199–223 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.199
Published: 01 September 2019
... should have been an idol, and not a mute, unresponding idol either ; but this would have been unlike real Life.4 The male protagonists in Bronte¨ s novels tend to be Byronic heroes: flawed, moody, and difficult figures such as Edward Rochester in Jane Eyre (1847); so it is no surprise that Monsieur Paul...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 741116–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.116
Published: 01 June 2019
... marriage plots are shadowed by slavery in the West Indies Mansfield Park, Jane Eyre, and Vanity Fair are only a few well-known examples they testify to the ways in which novels could not disentangle the nuclear family s social division of labor from a wider world of racialized capitalism. In the words of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734558–562 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.558
Published: 01 March 2019
... thematic issue of the pointed refusal through which a protagonist closes herself off from the wide world in favor of a small one in Jane Eyre (1847) and Villette (1853) with the formal problem of first-person narration (p. 36). While the logic of Victorian liberalism often demanded that the indi- vidual...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733433–435 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.433
Published: 01 December 2018
... Wheaton College, Massachusetts. Her essay All in the Family? Missionaries, Marriage, and Universal Kinship in Jane Eyre appeared in Nineteenth-Century Literature in March 2018, and she has also published 433 in Dickens Studies Annual, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, and Victorians Institute Journal. With...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733326–352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.326
Published: 01 December 2018
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724569–571 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.569
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the Family? Missionaries, Marriage, and Universal Kinship in Jane Eyre 452 Willson, Andrew. Vagrancy and the Fantasy of Unproductive Writing in David Copperfield 192 569 BOOK REVIEWS Ablow, Rachel. Victorian Pain (reviewed by Talia Schaffer) 539 Anderson, Amanda. Bleak Liberalism (reviewed by...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722279–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.279
Published: 01 September 2017
... Network in 2016, and At least shake hands : Tactile Rela- tions in Charlotte Bronte¨ s Jane Eyre which appeared in Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature in 2016. Jennifer Deren has taught at Tufts University and Providence College. She is now working on a book manuscript based on her doctoral...