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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723338–373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.338
Published: 01 December 2017
...Deborah Shapple Spillman Deborah Shapple Spillman, “All That Is Solid Turns into Steam: Sublimation and Sympathy in George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss ” (pp. 338–373) This essay argues that steam and its gaseous properties in George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss (1861) represent capital’s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1956; 11118–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044365
Published: 01 June 1956
...Bernard J. Paris Toward a Revaluation of George Eliot's "The Mill on the Floss" BERNARD J. PARIS G EORGE ELIOT'S The Mill on the Floss has generally been regarded as an artistic failure. Critics of the novel have been almost unanimous in their condemnation of George Eliot's presentation of Stephen...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743360–387 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.360
Published: 01 December 2019
... “Janet’s Repentance” (1857) and The Mill on the Floss (1860), I suggest that Eliot offers us a counterintuitive narrative in which her heroines’ ethical transformation coincides with a conversion to Christianity rather than a move away from it. Rather than imagining a thoroughly Christian England...
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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
..., who are gradually brought close by being forced to understand each other’s circumstances, Oliphant also used Hester to rework the Eliot novel she loved best, The Mill on the Floss (1860), such that it reflected the circumstances of her own life as much as Eliot’s. Oliphant’s envious reading of Eliot...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744539–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.539
Published: 31 March 2020
... from one function of the skin to another. We are presented first with John Ruskin s denunciation of George Eliot s tendency, in The Mill and the Floss, to embrace a realism in which interest is obtained with the vulgar reader for the vilest character, because the author describes carefully to his...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 741112–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.112
Published: 01 June 2019
... doubled relationship to fiction (p. 47). Chapter 2 takes on John Stuart Mill s ideas about sociability, which Plotz calls mediated involvement, meaning ideas affected or influenced by the presence of other minds. Mill s idealized view of writing is said to be modeled on a large and unconstrained con...
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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
..., specifically her seemingly contradictory turn to allegory in otherwise staunchly realist texts such as The Mill on the Floss (1860) and Middlemarch (1871). He proposes that in these works the imag- inative precision of metaphor affords us a unique alternative to a pre- cision that is lost to language itself...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724569–571 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.569
Published: 01 March 2018
.... All That Is Solid Turns into Steam: Sublimation and Sympathy in George Eliot s The Mill on the Floss 338 Terlaak Poot, Luke. Scott s Momentaneousness: Bad Timing in The Bride of Lammermoor 283 Tucker, Herbert F. Verse Visa: Dickens Adapts Poetry in The Old Curiosity Shop 433 Werner, Winter Jade. All...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713412–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.412
Published: 01 December 2016
... Yonge Evangelical (p. 24) or, in his discussion of The Mill on the Floss, talks of Phillip [sic] convincing his father that he loves Lucy [sic (p. 200). There are stylistic infelicities applies equally well to the moral tale as to the novel [p. 25]; had scholarship on moral tales been...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713415–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.415
Published: 01 December 2016
... Charlotte Yonge Evangelical (p. 24) or, in his discussion of The Mill on the Floss, talks of Phillip [sic] convincing his father that he loves Lucy [sic (p. 200). There are stylistic infelicities applies equally well to the moral tale as to the novel [p. 25]; had scholarship on moral tales been...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 71164–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.1.64
Published: 01 June 2016
...-of-age narratives, such as Charlotte Bronte¨ s Jane Eyre (1847) and Eliot s The Mill on the Floss (1860), uphold the Lockean vision of psychological indi- viduation by treating their characters as little more than the sums of their experiences over the course of the narrative. Kingsley s...
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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
... explores the Victorian business community s attempts to establish certificates that would guarantee the relative trustworthiness of those who had failed in business. Turning from such certificates to George Eliot s The Mill on the Floss, Hunt uses the auctioneer Riley s recommendation of the schoolmaster...
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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
..., significantly, and George Eliot s The Mill on the Floss (1860). For Maggie Tulliver, as for Isabel and the heroine on whom she is based, the printed book functions less to contain a story than to occasion one (How to Do Things, p. 79). This insight suggests that idolatrous reading actually involves a step...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 692262–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.2.262
Published: 01 September 2014
... has had its most problematic warping effects on 264 nineteenth-century literature our understanding of George Eliot, whose novels particularly The Mill on the Floss clearly show the profound influence of geological thought. In Buckland s account, the cataclysmic flood at the end of that novel does not...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 674490–519 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.67.4.490
Published: 01 March 2013
... lightly for- sake a serviceable phrase (Silas Marner, p. 80). As we saw with Nancy, who can subtract only with the aid of coins, they know nothing of abstractions (p. 14). Whereas the mental limitations of some of Eliot s charac- ters take the Tulliver sisters in The Mill on the Floss (1860...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 672204–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.2.204
Published: 01 September 2012
... orthodoxies and the subversion of the individual. As just one example, in The Mill on the Floss Maggie Tulliver enacts a pattern of unrenumerative expenditure that links her longstand- ing love for her brother Tom and her brief infatuation with Stephen Guest, whereby she is perversely drawn to destroy all...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 652253–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.2.253
Published: 01 September 2010
... of Novel Violence Stewart presents con- vincing case studies of his methodology in action, directing his atten- tion to Charles Dickens s Little Dorrit, Edgar Allan Poe s short fiction, Anne Brontë s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, George Eliot s The Mill on the Floss, and Thomas Hardy s Tess of the D...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 644545–548 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.64.4.545
Published: 01 March 2010
... idealistic notion of the marriage of minds (the minds both finishing up as the hus- band s) naturally acquires a more disturbing meaning for the modern reader. Through chapters on David Copperfield, Wuthering Heights, The Mill on the Floss, The Woman in White, and He Knew He was Right, Ablow s book...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 643406–413 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.64.3.406
Published: 01 December 2009
.... Poovey had tested this relationship back in 2002 in her essay Writing about Finance in Victorian England: Disclosure and Secrecy in the Culture of Investment. The essay, exploring these themes in The Mill on the Floss alongside the contemporary expansion of popular financial journalism, appeared in the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 641120–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.64.1.120
Published: 01 June 2009
... also guided by Walter Scott s Ivanhoe, where the dark heroine Rebecca, a Jewess, offers a seduc- tive, shadowy alternative to the blonde Rowena; and by George Eliot s Mill on the Floss, in which the dark Maggie Tulliver is ultimately pre- ferred over the blonde Lucy Deane, and nearly succeeds in...