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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734462–485 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.462
Published: 01 March 2019
...Cassandra Ulph Cassandra Ulph, “‘Under the Existing Rules’: Anne Lister and the Halifax Literary and Philosophical Society” (pp. 462–485) Anne Lister’s membership in the Halifax Literary and Philosophical Society is considered here as an early example of a woman admitted to such a society. Lister’s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744539–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.539
Published: 31 March 2020
..., philosophical, political, and literary texts; theories of myth; shifting discourses of psychology; impassioned debates about the evidentiary force of photography; and the shifting cultural meaning of tattoos. Victorian Skin stands not only as testimony to skin s capacity to orga- nize, if not always to envelop...
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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
... dominant tradition in 11 Henry Sumner Maine, Ancient Law: Its Connection with the Early History of Society, and Its Relation to Modern Ideas (New York: H. Holt and Co., 1861), p. 170. 12 See Brook Thomas, American Literary Realism and the Failed Promise of Contract (Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of...
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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
...Clayton Carlyle Tarr Clayton Carlyle Tarr, “Stillborn Plots: Revolution, Imagination, and the Failure of Romanticism” (pp. 415–447) The metaphor “fell stillborn from the press” was used frequently by Romantic-era critics to disparage unsuccessful literary productions. Stillbirth statistics began to...
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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
..., and presences prior to subjective experience. But significantly, both Scott and Plotz recognize 3 John Plotz, Speculative Naturalism and the Problem of Scale: Richard Jefferies s After London, after Darwin, Modern Language Quarterly, 76 (2015), 41; and Heidi C. M. Scott, Chaos and Cosmos: Literary...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743400–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.400
Published: 01 December 2019
... Fenwick wrote to Mary Hays between 1798 and 1828 and to North American friends in the 1830s. Despite the relative lightness of both source material and published writing, Paul s agenda is ambitious: to give Fenwick a place among canonical late Enlightenment literary, philosophical women, and among the...
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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
... cases, Lecourt s artists exhibited a tendency to conflate race and religion in much the same way and for many of the same reasons that twentieth-century pluralists conflated race and cultures; similarly, they bumped up without cease on the old philosophical paradox of toleration, the problem that...
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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
... responding to the way in which some of these moments are indeed not a part of Eliot s naturalistic world, but instead reflect a world transformed by an efficacious religious faith experienced by character and affirmed by narrator. A postsecular approach follows upon decades of literary criticism that saw...
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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
... by allowing the monster s race to propagate figuring the proletariat (see Moretti, Signs Taken for Wonders: Essays in the Sociology of Literary Forms, trans. Susan Fischer, David Forgacs, and David Miller [London: Verso, 1983 6 Julia V. Douthwaite with Daniel Richter, The Frankenstein of the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742259–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.259
Published: 01 September 2019
... trying to get rid of it. We are not done with Malthus, Mclane argues, because we are still trying to configure the human species into biopolitical life into societies, communities, and demographics. Parts Three and Four recapitulate the alternating structure of literary history and philosophy but from a...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734576–578 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.576
Published: 01 March 2019
... Little Lord Fauntleroy 326 Ulph, Cassandra. Under the Existing Rules : Anne Lister and the Halifax Literary and Philosophical Society 462 Viswanathan, Gauri. Conversion and the Idea of the Secret 161 Werner, Winter Jade. Altogether a Different Thing : The Emerging Social Sciences and the New...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74154–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.54
Published: 01 June 2019
... child, taking on the spirit of Whitman s accompa- nying note, which describes Carlyle s increasingly antisocial behavior as a warning to Literary men philosophers thinkers & poets. 13 Manicules as marginalia remind us that reading is an embodied and interactive experience. Marking a text with one s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734565–568 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.565
Published: 01 March 2019
... society and the world: The discourse of friendship and the prac- tice of gift giving under which miscellanies were produced were in- tended to counteract precisely the anonymity of mass circulation that these formats were themselves engendering through their mass production (p. 193). The final chapter...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734562–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.562
Published: 01 March 2019
... claims about Victorian sexual representation are limited (or not) by this emphasis. Much (most?) literary criticism on Victorian sexuality has focused on nonrealist genres: sensation fiction, Gothic and supernat- ural tales, the imperial romance, aestheticist poetry and prose, et cetera. After reading...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734522–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.522
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jesse W. Schwartz Jesse W. Schwartz, “‘Dynamite Talk’: William Dean Howells, Racial Socialism, and a Legal Theory of Literary Complicity” (pp. 522–550) In the wake of the 1886 Haymarket bombing in Chicago, William Dean Howells famously stood alone among his peers and against nearly all public...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734437–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.437
Published: 01 March 2019
... Sir Richard Lea, Captain of the English Pioneers, who presented it to the Church of St. Alban s, in Hertfordshire. Along with the other religious houses, the buildings of the Abbey suffered much at the 18 See Andrew Hook, The French Taste for Scottish Literary Romanticism, in Scotland and France in...
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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
... teachings, though Nhat Hanh does not substantially challenge the basic tenets of the concept outlined in earlier writings.7 In this essay, I provide a more detailed genealogy of the inner child. While I discuss various literary, philosophical, and religious antecedents for this figure, my focus is the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732147–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.147
Published: 01 September 2018
...Charles LaPorte; Sebastian Lecourt © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Introduction: Nineteenth-Century Literature, New Religious Movements, and Secularization CHARLE S L A PORTE AND SEBA ST I AN LECOURT Religion appears nearly everywhere in nineteenth-century literary...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732227–259 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.227
Published: 01 September 2018
... response to the recent discovery of Buddhism by British scholars and archaeologists. Yet despite the fact that literally thousands of articles on Buddhism appeared in the popular press during the reign of Queen Victoria, the fascination with Buddhism as a literary cultural phenomenon has only recently...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732161–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.161
Published: 01 September 2018
... creation, matter, and energy had forerunners in heterodox systems of thought (such as Gnosti- cism and Hermeticism) that explored the origins of the cosmos from alternative perspectives, creating myths that functioned as literary versions of scientific theories. Of particular importance to Yeats was...