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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
... Jones Very William Lloyd Garrison Henry David Thoreau passive resistance Messianism Very, Garrison, Thoreau: Variations on the Antebellum Passive C L A R K D A V I S I mark them full of labor all the day, Each active motion made in perfect rest; Jones Very, The Hand and Foot, 1839 Non...
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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
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 702238–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.2.238
Published: 01 September 2015
... Flint points out, this metaphor works in - and Messianic Symbolism in Charlotte Bronte¨ s Jane Eyre Philological Quarterly, 81 (2002), 81 107; Kathleen Vejvoda, Idolatry in Jane Eyre Victorian Literature and Cul- ture, 31 (2003), 241 61; Timothy L. Carens, The Juggernaut Roles in England: The Idol...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 683292–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.3.292
Published: 01 December 2013
... not deny the authority of the Bible, or even question the traditional interpretation Tarring the Garden pp.228,225). Douglass clearly was familiar with traditional scriptural exegesis; he drew on the Messianic prophecies of Isaiah to write that slaves were in very deed men and women of sorrow, and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 683363–395 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.3.363
Published: 01 December 2013
...- mances, hailed by Herman Melville in his 1850 review of Mosses from an Old Manse as an American Shiloh a messianic figure distinguished by a great power of blackness19 Whether that dark power is the subject of celebration (Mel- ville) or consternation (Trollope) or ironic distance (James), Hawthorne...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 68133–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.1.33
Published: 01 June 2013
... parentage by preserving the history of biological and textual events that have made the story of his life; this commitment requires his refusal of Mordecai s messianic melting of history. The trans- lation practices into which Daniel is educated thus maintain an ideal of group belonging firmly...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 673285–311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.3.285
Published: 01 December 2012
... The divided characterization creates a privileged place for the poet, who, like the high-soul d bard of antiquity, will use the spirit of Poesy to facilitate the people s regeneration. Not coincidentally, Ernest s protagonist, Arthur Hermann, proves to be a poet. But can one yoke a messianic...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 663355–382 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.3.355
Published: 01 December 2011
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 662260–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.2.260
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Finally, Pratt locates in African American life writing four different kinds of time: linear time, laboring time, spirit time, and revolutionary messianic time. As in the earlier chapters, R E V I E W S 261 Pratt argues here that these multiple forms of temporality interact through generic structure to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 544534–538 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903016
Published: 01 March 2000
..." instead of being marked by the patterns of typological or eschatological forecast that Benjamin identified with a "messianic" view of time and history. Elaborating the implications of Benjamin's description by way of Ben- edict Anderson and Rienhart Koselleck, Chandler emphasizes their recognition of a...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1998; 532188–210 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2902983
Published: 01 September 1998
... of a sacred order, the des- tiny of a nation. The sacred element is clearly evident in the oneiric-prophetic speeches of Mordecai, Daniel's tutelary ge- nius in all matters Jewish,2' when he says, for example, "the Messianic time is the time when Israel shall will the planting of the national ensign...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1987; 423313–338 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3045266
Published: 01 December 1987
.... A generation before the novel opens Daniel Charisi and his daughter had fought it out- he with his monomyth of a messianic grandson and a national deliverance, she with her protean vision of the self. He had watched her train herself for her vocation with tolerant amuse- ment, for philosopher-seer...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1986; 404476–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044734
Published: 01 March 1986
... satirical analogue as early as Ahab's perversely messianic forty years at sea (see Ursula Brumm and Richard Chase on this)? Indeed, the disillusionment with American millennial thought in The Confidence-Man, in Clarel, and in the Jack Gentian sketches may finally be an outgrowth-rather than a repudiation-of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1986; 404468–476 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044733
Published: 01 March 1986
... this:-The conceit that . .. all preceding events were ordained, to bring about . .. a universal and permanent Republic" (p. 525). McWilliams does occasionally ponder Melville's personal al- legiance to the political and messianic enthusiasm of some passages in Redburn and White-Jacket; contestable...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1984; 39125–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044820
Published: 01 June 1984
...' self-denying sacrifice of caste and their messianic toils for the Moon god: "In India the pendulum of thought swings between extremes, inhuman extremes, implying inhuman attitudes and pointing to extra-human goals. On the one hand we find a pessi- mistic criticism of life in doctrines and practices of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1982; 372170–187 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044570
Published: 01 September 1982
..., as we do saying 'on account of our sins have we been driven out of our land' and in similar prayers. If we provoke and instil love of this sacred place among men, we may be sure of obtaining reward and of hastening the (Messianic) aim. . . Jerusalem can only be rebuilt when Israel yearns for it to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1981; 354551–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044627
Published: 01 March 1981
..., their implicit assumption that au- thorship is a conscious craft, dramatizes recent British criticism's re- nunciation of the messianic tone of which Americans are fond. All three authors seem to prefer reading to converting acolytes. They ap- pear only minimally concerned with revealing final truths...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1981; 354555–559 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044628
Published: 01 March 1981
..., their implicit assumption that au- thorship is a conscious craft, dramatizes recent British criticism's re- nunciation of the messianic tone of which Americans are fond. All three authors seem to prefer reading to converting acolytes. They ap- pear only minimally concerned with revealing final truths...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1980; 353292–311 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044864
Published: 01 December 1980
.... Feminist criticism of the early 1970s, intensely messianic, is also influenced in its own rhetoric by the literature of religious conversion and awakening from Bunyan to Malcolm X. Thus for Millett and Edwards, Eliot does not under- mine but,prefigures the female messiah, Shakespeare's sister and our own...