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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. 1997; 514474–499 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933856
Published: 01 March 1997
... freedom from "bitterness" that bode well for black-white relations in the future. The relationship ended abruptly when, with the publication of The Marrow of Tradition (1901), Chesnutt disclosed a vindictive side of his personality that Howells had not seen. Reviewing Marrow as a "bitter, bitter" book, 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
..., 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. 2013; 682245–249 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.2.245
Published: 01 September 2013
... the colorline that could cut both ways in texts by racist white and progressive black authors like Charles Chesnutt in his classic novel The Marrow of Tradition and Thomas Dixon in his play The Clansman. This chapter s argument has ramifications for the emergence of the post-Reconstruction violent...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2004; 591137–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2004.59.1.137
Published: 01 June 2004
... in High-Victorian Fiction. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. x 220. $55. C h a p m a n , A l i s o n , ed. Victorian Women Poets. Essays and Studies 2003: Volume 56. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2003. Pp. viii 206. $50. C h e s n u t t , C h a r l e s W. The Marrow of Tradition. Mineola...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1999; 534552–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903037
Published: 01 March 1999
... Press, 1998. Pp. xvi + 301. $45 cloth; $18.95 paper. The primary literary connection here is of course to Charles Waddell Ches- nutt's The Marrow of Tradition (discussed here with extraordinary insight by Richard Yarborough), but a significant number of other literary texts responded to the event and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1998; 53125–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2902969
Published: 01 June 1998
..., Felix Holt, the Radical, ed. Fred C. Thompson [Oxford: Clarendon Press, i98o], p. 417). 24 Otto Newman makes the point that since gambling is for the most part an aristo- cratic or working-class activity, "it has traditionally found itself the target for denuncia- tion by the middle class" (Gambling...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 5142933853 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933853
Published: 01 March 1997
... Marrow of Tradition (1 go 1), Chesnutt disclosed a vin- dictive side of his personality that Howells had not seen. Reviewing Marrow as a "bitter, bitter" book, a disillusioned Howells also wrote to Henry B. Fuller: "Good Lord! How such a negro must hate us." KEITH GANDAL, "A Spiritual Autopsy of Stephen...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 514571–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933867
Published: 01 March 1997
... 858-1 932), an attorney and businessman in Cleveland, Ohio, who achieved prominence as a novelist, short story writer, essayist, and lecturer. His most distinguished novels, The House Behind the Cedars (1900) and The Marrow of Tradition (1 901), were published by major "white" presses of the time...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1996; 512176–204 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933960
Published: 01 September 1996
...Gregg D. Crane Uncle Tom's Cabin and Dred do not offer sentiment as a nonlegal or antilegal alternative to the law of slavery. Instead, drawing upon the natural rights tradition of Locke, the Scottish Common Sense philosophers, and the founders of the American republic, Stowe's antislavery fiction...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1996; 504464–488 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933924
Published: 01 March 1996
... perfor- mance: "I shall never forget it-she made me shudder to the marrow of my bones: in her some fiend has certainly taken up an incarnate home. She is not a woman-she is a snake-she is the9 The elisions are testament o the power of theater for her-Rachel's performance voked the ineffable for Bront...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1993; 483326–340 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933651
Published: 01 December 1993
... heart and marrow, and so you will happily conclude your mortal career This odd but compelling image of knowledge and death, the envision- ing of a crucifixion before factuality, captures his conviction that the Walden experiment is a game of high stakes, a life-or- death proposition, and that its...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1992; 472212–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933637
Published: 01 September 1992
... the Royal Society," rhapsodizes at length on the possibilities of voyaging to the moon, buying "a pair of wings to fly into the remotest re- gions," and "renewing the exhausted marrow" (p. 470). Palgrave concludes that "such an effervescent belief in the powers of 'phi- losophy' may perhaps be...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1992; 464495–516 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933804
Published: 01 March 1992
... men 6 Whether influenced by Twain's novel or the phenomenon described by the black leaders, Charles Chestnutt, in his novel The Marrow of Tradition (1901), depicts his degenerate aristocrat villain in precisely this act. Tom Delamere blackens his face with burnt cork and disguises himself as his...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1990; 451105–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045099
Published: 01 June 1990
... romanticism-dissolves into the summary view of his early career. Likewise, Bruce's neglect of Chesnutt's major novel, The Marrow of Tradition (1901), leaves our view of his extraordinarily intricate attitude toward assimilation and protest obscured, while his bypassing of Frederick Douglass's third version of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1989; 4411–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045104
Published: 01 June 1989
... Rosamond of Lydgate's in- nocence, she pours out her soul just as Dinah had done, com- municating not through words but through a voice that penetrates her listener's innermost being: "the emotion had wrought itself more and more into her utterance, till the tones might have gone to one's very marrow" (p...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1973; 283305–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933002
Published: 01 December 1973
... other highest good .. . such as self-realization i the ethics of Aristotle."6 Now Trollope believed that the love of neighbor is the highest value of life: That doctrine which tells us that we should do unto others as we would they should do unto us [is] the very pith and marrow and inside meaning of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1965; 194315–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932872
Published: 01 March 1965
... portents, and their associ- ated flim-flammery. Although Scott never wished to use super- natural occurrences to frighten his reader-to raise hair and chill marrow-he does use medieval material to make his nar- Sir Walter Scott, Waverley Novels, XVI (Edinburgh, 1829-1833), xxi-xlii. l&Although authorities...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1964; 19133–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932785
Published: 01 June 1964
... her habit of striking into a conversation like a clock. The human marrow seems to have been drained from her bones and to have left only the simulacrum of sentience, an appearance that parodies and calls into question the authenticity of life in the other characters of the book. Regarded as a...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1958; 124284–303 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044425
Published: 01 March 1958
... by the hundred on the wall, Tumbled about among the spread nets and the glass frames parkling and winking in the sun, there were such heaps of drooping pods, and marrows, and cucumbers, that every foot of 290 Nineteenth-Century Fiction ground appeared a vegetable treasury, while the smell of sweet...