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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
... 1860 edition’s relationship to developments in American book design and literary marketing—to demonstrate that Whitman’s butterfly icon does not simply brand his poetry with a recognizable symbol: by embracing the iconography of nineteenth-century promotion to point readers to their unrealized poetic...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722192–217 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.192
Published: 01 September 2017
... society: the vagrant who chooses not to work. As invested, then, as David Copperfield is in promoting traditional Victorian values such as earnestness and industriousness, it is equally committed to recuperating the value of unproductive acts in an industrial society. Yet, as the novel itself is evidence...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703336–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.336
Published: 01 December 2015
... stake in the text’s considerations of the literary marketplace: while acknowledging some of the problems involved in the growing commodification of the novel, Sanditon also satirizes the undisciplined reading habits of careless readers, and it promotes a view of the novel as an objective and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 704473–495 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.70.4.473
Published: 01 March 2016
... Walter Benn Michaels’s words—“the excesses of capitalism,” especially as embodied in the novel’s rendering of “the greedy and heartless stock market.” Like many commentators of the period, Howells promoted a traditional view of honest industry against the emerging phenomenon of speculative finance, and...
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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
... Atherton s literary contribu- tion lies in how her historical record attempts to structure and define the state s experience (Americans and the California Dream, p. 346). Indeed, Gertrude Atherton s novels and stories played a large role in creating, promoting, and even exporting the romantic myth 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. 2019; 743400–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.400
Published: 01 December 2019
... lifetime and was not widely read can be resurrected as a significant literary figure. This desire to promote Fenwick is perhaps the only explana- tion for Paul s lengthy chastisement of Anna Jameson and Susanna Moodie, nineteenth-century writers who now loom large in the Canadian historical imagination...
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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
... promoting the determinative nature of language. Mu¨ller, for instance, argued that while religiosity was universal at its point of origin, it had been corrupted over time by the limitations of the languages in which it was expressed. Then there are the theories of polygenesis put forward by mid-century...
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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
... of memory, while at the same time explicitly contrasting the overcrowding problem to rural practices. In doing so, Words- worth creatively reassesses how centrality functions to promote memory in the churchyard. Yet this gesture cannot be under- stood outside of literary history, and specifically...
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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
... distinguished critical attention in the years since), Very remains a colorful footnote in literary histories of New England and in the biographies of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. The period of Very s Nineteenth-Century Literature, Vol. 74, No. 3, pp. 332 359, ISSN: 0891...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 55159–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903057
Published: 01 June 2000
... expressions of nonliterary transgressions, as roundabout forms of self-promotion, and as the result of the time pressures of a professional writer. In this essay I propose that we understand Wilde's fascination with and commission of literary crime not only in light of his professed socialism but also through...
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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; 741137–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.137
Published: 01 June 2019
... Walt Whitman Quarterly Review (2015), and Introduction to Leaves of Grass Imprints on The Walt Whitman Archive (2017), . His current book project examines the images, symbols, and promotional strategies that Whitman developed to brand himself and his distinct textual products...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 741120–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.120
Published: 01 June 2019
... of these once widely read dime novels, a plot that promotes a friendly confluence of empire and faith (p. 131) while assuaging concerns that scientific theory might undermine religion. As an investigation of a now little-known genre of popular literature, Williams s book adds an important...
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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
... Helmut Schoeck, represents a significant shift in the percep- tion of envy, as both men define it as an emotion that binds as well as separates individuals. In Frances Ferguson s words, Schoeck makes one claim that is far less familiar that envy, far from being a disruptive force, actually promotes...
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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. 2019; 734554–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.554
Published: 01 March 2019
...- duction to Frankenstein, in that it demonstrates something of Percy s own visionary assimilation of images promoting the poetry of literary art. What is immortalized as ghost story in the 1831 introduction to Frankenstein is the unspecified poignant memory of lost children bor- dering the novel s...
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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
... successors in Romanticists idealized literary forms as liberating us from history. More lately, we read in Romantic writings a far more complex set of internal tensions and self-questionings, a dynamic energy grounded in historical events for their appeal and pre- figuring issues of our time, as does British...
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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. 2018; 733412–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.412
Published: 01 December 2018
... of Britain s informal imperial- ism in Mexico and Central America, in Mobility and Modernity he widens his exploration of imperialism by studying the transatlantic domination of pre-canal Panama. More particularly, the book studies U.S. and British literary and visual representations of Panama to...