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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
...Elsie B. Michie Elsie B. Michie, “Envious Reading: Margaret Oliphant on George Eliot” (pp. 87–111) This essay maps out a model of influence that is not deterministic but instead addresses historical “conditions,” the proximity of authors’ lives to their work, the relationship among texts, and how...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 552195–225 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903114
Published: 01 September 2000
...Melissa Schaub Margaret Oliphant's political allegiance has been a vexed question: was she a feminist or did she share the conservative opinions of her most frequent employer, Blackwood's? By considering Oliphant neither as a feminist nor an antifeminist, but rather as an anti-idealist, this essay...
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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
...: Margaret Oliphant on George Eliot 87 Ramirez, Pablo A. The Woman of Tomorrow: Gertrude Atherton and the Latina Foremother of the Californian New Woman 502 Sugden, Edward. The Speculative Economies of Sheppard Lee 141 Tarr, Clayton Carlyle. Stillborn Plots: Revolution, Imagination, and the Failure of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734569–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.569
Published: 01 March 2019
... Studies Series. Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2018. Pp. xxii þ 205. $99 cloth; $24.95 paper. Oliphant, Margaret. Queen Eleanor and Fair Rosamond. Edited by Pam Perkins. Broadview Anthology of British Literature Series. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2019. Pp. 109...
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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
... intent on denying that any such meaningless marriage could exist. In the world created by Bronte¨, marriage necessarily means becoming one person. . . . not sentimentally or poetically, but with the profoundest sense of reality and seriousness to borrow Margaret Oliphant s apt phrasing.15 In other...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 721116–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.1.116
Published: 01 June 2017
... these writers and the Parisians. She focuses on the role played by the British embassy and by Parisian salons especially for female writers such as Elizabeth Gas- kell, Margaret Oliphant, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Frances Trollope, andGeorge Eliot. The somewhat sulphurous reputation of the salons...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 72164–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.1.64
Published: 01 June 2017
... such as Charlotte Bronte¨ and Margaret Oliphant found Esther to be yet another Dickensian example of a flat female character (see Bronte¨, letter to George Smith, 11 March 1852, quoted in Dickens: The 64 have framed Esther s avowals and disavowals of knowledge through a psychoanalytic argument...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 704546–549 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.70.4.546
Published: 01 March 2016
... the arena of business: Francis Galton s Hereditary Genius. This reference reviews 547 allows Hunt to bring together Margaret Oliphant s considerations of heredity, family, and genius in Hester: a Story of Contemporary Life with contemporary writings about genius in business and to grant literature its...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 681116–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.1.116
Published: 01 June 2013
..., Charlotte Yonge, Charles Dickens, and Margaret Oliphant represented crafts and used crafts to repre- sent the work of fiction. The first chapter and the conclusion provide a bold and intel- ligent account of Victorian domestic handicrafts, by which Schaffer means anything made by hand, at home...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 682256–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.2.256
Published: 01 September 2013
... South. William Makepeace Thackeray and Thomas Hardy have been joined by Elizabeth Gaskell as significant reference points, although George Meredith remains a decidedly marginal figure, less prominent than Margaret Oliphant and Mary Elizabeth Braddon, with only two passing references to his novels...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 681113–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.1.113
Published: 01 June 2013
... to the subtitle: they give us a history of handmade things distinct from readings of novels. The title s logic governs the remaining sections of the book, which address how novels by Elizabeth Gaskell, Charlotte Yonge, Charles Dickens, and Margaret Oliphant represented crafts and used crafts to repre...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 664534–537 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.66.4.534
Published: 01 March 2012
..., Margaret Oliphant, and Henry James thus appear between them to be evolving a response to the problem of the unattrac- tive but compelling figure of the rich woman whose omnipresence in the work of these (and other) novelists instigates a form of collective moral queasiness in fiction and reality. According...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 671122–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.1.122
Published: 01 June 2012
... could be used to shape the habits of men and project and preserve household respectability (p. R E V I E W S 123 Tange supports this notion by way of a discussion of the marriage and household of Thomas and Jane Carlyle and a detailed analysis of Margaret Oliphant s Miss Marjoribanks Tange claims that...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 653398–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.3.398
Published: 01 December 2010
... speculators of the same de- cade, Wagner argues that realist novelists, including Margaret Oliph- ant later on, adapted popular stock-market thrillers frequently with pointed self-irony (p. 10), thereby addressing the controversial lit- erary value of financial plots themselves (p. 63). Questions of liter...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 644561–563 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.64.4.561
Published: 01 March 2010
...:46 AM contributors to this issue 563 v a l E r i E s a n D E r s is Professor of English at the University of Hull. Her most recent book is The Tragi-Comedy of Victorian Fatherhood (2009). She is currently editing a volume of Margaret Oliphant s journalism for a new Pickering and Chatto edition of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 644530–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.64.4.530
Published: 01 March 2010
... without the home; and Margaret Oliphant s Hester, Henry James s The Portrait of a Lady, and Thomas Hardy s Jude the Obscure open up questions about the problems and difficulties that tea rituals impose. It is a fundamental of Fromer s argument that scenes of tea con- sumption are so central to Victorian...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 653348–373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.3.348
Published: 01 December 2010
... of the novel s shocks or, worse, passive bystanders benumbed by the violations of the narration. in the sensation novel s radical questioning of 18 [Margaret Oliphant], sensation Novels, Blackwood s Edinburgh Magazine, 91 (1862), 568. NCL6503_03.indd 356 12/10/10 3:38:02 PM heart and science 357...
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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
... ultimately logically incompatible with their subjection consent implies autonomy. In readings of Samuel Richardson s Sir Charles Grandison, Jane Austen s Persuasion, Anthony Trollope s He Knew He Was Right, and Margaret Oliphant s Phoebe Junior, Hester, and Kirsteen, Jones traces the develop- ment of ideas...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 613311–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.3.311
Published: 01 December 2006
... Conrad: A Personal Remembrance, p. 135). Obscurity is a word that has never been far from the pens of critics of George Meredith, a writer much admired by Conrad. Margaret Oliphant lambasted Meredith s prose style in The Egoist (1879) as a weak, washy, everlasting flood of talk, which it is evident he...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 604527–530 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.60.4.527
Published: 01 March 2006
... Cousin Phillis, and Margaret Oliphant s A Story of a Voice in particular struck me as more perfunctory than the descriptions of the journals, though Phegley does work through an interesting comparison of Bleak House and Herman Melville s Bartleby the Scrivener as they appeared in Harper s (pp. 65 68...