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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723402–406 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.402
Published: 01 December 2017
...Elaine Hadley © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Amanda Anderson , Bleak Liberalism . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 . Pp. x + 171. $75 cloth; $25 paper. Reviews AMANDA ANDERSON, Bleak Liberalism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722248–252 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.248
Published: 01 September 2017
...Nick Bujak © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Daniel M. Stout , Corporate Romanticism: Liberalism, Justice, and the Novel . New York : Fordham University Press , 2017 . Pp. viii + 254. $115 cloth; $30 paper. In 1939, Virginia Woolf summed up the...
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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
...Pablo A. Ramirez Pablo A. Ramirez, “The Woman of Tomorrow: Gertrude Atherton and the Latina Foremother of the Californian New Woman” (pp. 502–534) Throughout the 1890s, Gertrude Atherton employs the figure of the aristocratic Californiana (Mexican Californian woman) to extend classical liberalism’s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 604533–536 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.60.4.533
Published: 01 March 2006
... University W e n d y S . Jo n e s , Consensual Fictions: Women, Liberalism, and the English Novel. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. Pp. x 255. $55. Over the past five years or so, a flurry of books and articles in Victorian Studies have engaged in a critical reevalua- tion of nineteenth-century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743388–392 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.388
Published: 01 December 2019
...Brad Evans © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Sebastian Lecourt , Cultivating Belief: Victorian Anthropology, Liberal Aesthetics, and the Secular Imagination . New York : Oxford University Press , 2018 . Pp. x + 229. $70 . Reviews SEBASTIAN LECOURT...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 6911–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.1.1
Published: 01 June 2014
...Anat Rosenberg Anat Rosenberg, “Liberal Anguish: Wuthering Heights and the Structures of Liberal Thought” (pp. 1–25) After decades of sustained academic critiques along established lines, liberalism has recently attracted renewed evaluations. These readings treat complexity as inherent in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1991; 46196–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044965
Published: 01 June 1991
...Gregg Camfield Copyright 1991 The Regents of the University of California Sentimental Liberalism and the Problem of Race in Huckleberry Finn GREGG CAMFIELD ARK Twain is one of those rare writers loved by both academics and the larger public, though it should surprise no one that the academy...
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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
... freedom? such as the peasant enjoys when his family have been massacred before his eyes, his cottage burnt, his lands laid waste, and he is turned adrift, homeless, pennyless, and alone, but free.” Victor’s circumstances approximate the deracinated subject of an emergent economic liberalism, while looking...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 683292–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.3.292
Published: 01 December 2013
... Beecher Stowe Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Uncle Tom’s Cabin Bible/theology Rejecting the Root: The Liberating, Anti-Christ Theology of Douglass s Narrative Z A C H A R Y M C L E O D H U T C H I N S Sojourner Truth s grave marker attests to Frederick Douglass s troubled rela...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 674568–571 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.67.4.568
Published: 01 March 2013
...Christopher N. Phillips © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Edward Adams , Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice of History from Gibbon to Churchill . : University of Virginia Press , 2011 . Pp. xii + 322. $39.50 . imagery in the poetry, and she is surely right...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 73130–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.30
Published: 01 June 2018
... nineteenth-century liberal contractual notions of identity. Armadale explores these issues through its depiction of the testator-heir dynamic as indeterminately singular and double, its association of inheritance with speculative ventures and impersonation, and its vacillation between affirming and limiting...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 7111–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.1.1
Published: 01 June 2016
... endures within liberal society: the conflict between market distinction and social equality. Focusing on honor as a sign for both qualities might thus reveal Wordsworth’s poetry as a register for the influence—and impasses—of liberal politics on European aesthetics. © 2016 by The Regents of the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 623339–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.3.339
Published: 01 December 2007
... Kingsley's thinking on these subjects: the theocentric and thoroughly racialized historicism of the Liberal Anglicans, who contributed importantly to mid-century debates about race, history, and the nation. This paper examines how Kingsley's appropriation of the Liberal Anglican historical thesis, in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744567–569 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.567
Published: 31 March 2020
... (reviewed by Elisha Cohn) 251 Leckie, Barbara. Open Houses: Poverty, the Novel, and the Architectural Idea in Nineteenth-Century Britain (reviewed by Eileen Cleere) 263 Lecourt, Sebastian. Cultivating Belief: Victorian Anthropology, Liberal Aesthetics, and the Secular Imagination (reviewed by Brad Evans...
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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
... Revolution in France (1790) prompted passionate reactions from liberal activists, including Thomas Paine and Mary Wollstonecraft. But the bloody after- math of the French Revolution ultimately triggered reactionary conservatism by both the English Parliament and private citi- zens who once styled themselves...
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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
.... It must be accounted for either by modesty which shrinks from such a parade of liberal designs, or by a change in the value of the gift, which makes such a proclamation unnecessary in order to find one willing to accept it. ( Dinah Rollin, p. 126) As Quincy argues, further supporting his claim by...
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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
..., often tortured, effort to articulate a metaphysics of what Jefferies calls Sun Life, a theory of the human mind liberated from the systems of classification and hermeneutics of natural history the solid mass of facts advanced by specified figures like Carl Linnaeus, the Comte de Buffon, Georges Cuvier...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 6111–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.1.1
Published: 01 June 2006
...BO EARLE In this essay I argue that Anthony Trollope's The Warden (1855) anticipates and problematizes Trollope's oft-cited representativeness of the Victorian period generally, and Victorian liberalism in particular. As JŸrgen Habermas has shown, Victorian liberalism should be construed less in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743396–399 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.396
Published: 01 December 2019
... verbal repre- sentation may create a kind of enchantment of the object, liberating it from its real finitude; there is a constitutive tension in nineteenth- century realism, then, between the poles of enchantment and disenchantment. The other two chapters are primarily concerned with fictional character...
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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
... nature of virtue. 12 But Very s poem implies an act of will made before will-lessness is in place, an act impossible for the bird or the fox though full of art he be. The self chooses to relinquish its selfish motives, making way for the liberating movement of the spirit. Salvation is a choice, in...