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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 73194–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.94
Published: 01 June 2018
...Maria Seger Maria Seger, “Deferred Lynching and the Moral High Ground in Charles W. Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition ” (pp. 94–118) As a literary trope, deferred lynching can attempt to establish lynching as a moral act: the deferral implies that mobs never lynch innocent men or that they always...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1996; 512205–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933961
Published: 01 September 1996
...Elaine Marshall This essay proposes as a source of Stephen Crane's novella "The Monster" his brother William Crane's attempt to prevent the 1892 lynching of Robert Lewis, a black man accused of rapin a white woman in Port Jervis, New York. William Crane's inquest account of this event shares...
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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
...Virginia Jackson Virginia Jackson, “Specters of the Ballad” (pp. 176–196) This essay argues that Paul Laurence Dunbar’s ballad “The Haunted Oak” (1901) indexes Dunbar’s invention of the modern American lyric through the (lynching) form of modern racism. How does race ghost-write poetry’s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742274–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.274
Published: 01 September 2019
... Language of Fruit: Literature and Horticulture in the Long Eighteenth Century. Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. Pp. vi þ 248. $69.95. B i n c k e s , F a i th , and Kathryn La i ng . Hannah Lynch (1859 1904): Irish Writer, Cosmopolitan...
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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
..., Maria. Deferred Lynching and the Moral High Ground in Charles W. Chesnutt s The Marrow of Tradition 94 Squires, L. Ashley. Humble Humbugs and Good Frauds: Harold Frederic, Christian Science, and the Anglo-American Professions 353 Stiles, Anne. New Thought and the Inner Child in Frances Hodgson Burnett s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713424–426 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.424
Published: 01 December 2016
... © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Recent Books Received Austen , Jane . Mansfield Park: An Annotated Edition. Edited by Deidre Shauna Lynch. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016. Pp. xii þ 532. $35. Austen, Jane . Pride and Prejudice: An...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 70136–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.1.36
Published: 01 June 2015
...-Bug s oration in the Dead Vault, where he urges gangsters to lynch a man while presenting in his person and manner, a capital burlesque of some Godlike Senator (Quaker City, p. 479). Doubtless Lippard, a Jacksonian Democrat, disliked Clay and Webster because they were leading Whigs and were known...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 694543–546 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.69.4.543
Published: 01 March 2015
... from the history of Austen s scholarly and pop- ular reception, which such scholars as Deidre Lynch and Claudia L. Johnson have done so much to illuminate, Sarah Raff argues in Jane Austen s Erotic Advice that conveying tips through generalizing statements is precisely what Austen had in mind...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 684553–556 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.68.4.553
Published: 01 March 2014
... lynch mobs in American rural fiction, and he closes his book with a chapter on utopian fiction. The chapters explore these themes in historicized close-readings of more and less well-known rural fictions, offering us new and illuminating entry points into America s Gilded Age rural fiction. While the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 684484–512 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.68.4.484
Published: 01 March 2014
... in the Novel pp. 368, 376. 26 Deidre Shauna Lynch argues that the turn of the nineteenth century saw the rise of reading practices in which literary characters became the imaginative resources on which readers drew to make themselves into individuals, to expand their own interior resources of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 68190–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.1.90
Published: 01 June 2013
... being Chambers), Wilson creates a theatrical spectacle and metaphorical lynching of his 11 See Cox, Mark Twain: The Fate of Humor, p. 227. pudd nhead wilson 99 half of the false Tom to prove his client Luigi s innocence. Getting a confession from Tom, Wilson knows, is crucial; for if the jury and the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 674433–456 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.67.4.433
Published: 01 March 2013
... in the critical discussion of the nature of novelistic character, the subject of significant studies by Alex Woloch and Deidre Lynch. Woloch s The One vs. the Many (2003) argues that the psychological interiority of a main char- acter is presented as part of an expansive social structure through, for...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 672139–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.2.139
Published: 01 September 2012
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 661122–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.1.122
Published: 01 June 2011
... seem either to participate in the colonization of Irish culture by the Anglo-Irish (since she imagines an English-speaking reader) or to assist the cause of republican agitation (since United Irishmen-member Patrick Lynch used the collection to renew interest in the Gaelic originals). The relational...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 643400–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.64.3.400
Published: 01 December 2009
... scholarly specialization. Looser s nuanced study, enrichened by her examination of un- published manuscripts and other materials, focuses on six long-lived authors Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Catharine Macaulay, Hester Lynch Piozzi, Anna Letitia Barbauld, and Jane Porter along with the relatively short...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 643413–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.64.3.413
Published: 01 December 2009
... the same time, however, capitalism found in new methods of advertising ways to objectify black people in order to boost sales of products to whites, including picture postcards of lynched African Americans. The nation s major capitalists also clearly benefited from increased numbers of immigrants, but...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 643323–346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.64.3.323
Published: 01 December 2009
... more interest- ing in our case. C. R. Leslie s plate, coming in The Gift for 1845 just before Poe s The Purloined Letter, shows a girl looking at a necklace that she has just taken from a parcel. The plate poem by Anne C. Lynch called The Necklace leaves no doubt that the necklace is not a sign of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 614507–510 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.61.4.507
Published: 01 March 2007
... (quoted on p. 192); yet Rovee maintains an equally strong sense that this articulation of the public was at best tenuous and at worst meretricious. Although some of these concerns have been aired be- fore, most notably by Marcia Pointon, Deidre Lynch, and John Barrell, Rovee s book has a freshness and...
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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
... comes upon Despard, who is about to be lynched, and Morse is shot dead while trying to save him. Despard is then hanged, and the two men are buried in the same grave. Twain contributes to the romantic friendship fiction of the period not by taking romantic friendship as a given and an end in itself, but...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2004; 593423–426 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2004.59.3.423
Published: 01 December 2004
... Thought Reading, Pamela Thurschwell reads a gen- dered difference between forms of second sight in George Eliot s Daniel Deronda (1876); while for Eve M. Lynch, in Spectral Politics: The Victorian Ghost Story and the Domestic Servant, Mary Eliza- reviews 425 4 05-C3340-REV 3/2/05 1:23 PM Page 425 beth...