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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
...Winter Jade Werner Winter Jade Werner, “All in the Family? Missionaries, Marriage, and Universal Kinship in Jane Eyre ” (pp. 452–486) As a number of critics have shown, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847) has as a central theme the analysis of certain essential contradictions in a constellation of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733293–325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.293
Published: 01 December 2018
... conflict with secular scholars in the developing social science disciplines. According to the secular scholars of these disciplines, religion was subordinate to culture; it functioned to delimit one social group from another. A number of religious practitioners, including Protestant missionaries and Hindu...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2004; 591119–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2004.59.1.119
Published: 01 June 2004
... reminder that the controlling force of any interpretive frame is always divided and uncertain (p. 44). Katherine Linehan Oberlin College A n n a Jo h n s t o n , Missionary Writing and Empire, 1800 1860. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. xii 262. $65. All too often the fall guy for an...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1995; 494456–482 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933729
Published: 01 March 1995
... rejuvenated spirituality, one that fosters what is conceived of as the "whole" person, her need for mutual human relationship, her spiritual needs, and her desire. Copyright 1995 The Regents of the University of California The Merging of Spiritualities: Jane Eyre as Missionary of Love J. JEFFREY FRANKLIN...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744448–472 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.448
Published: 31 March 2020
... cousin for missionary purposes. At the same time, he sees in Topsy a little more than a fine specimen of Jim Crow, and he sees the entire saga of her education as an amusing exper- iment; Topsy serves as a rattle-box, or a rocking-horse for him, as Tom, in his opinion, might serve for Eva...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743305–331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.305
Published: 01 December 2019
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 741127–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.127
Published: 01 June 2019
... through proximities than through the self-definitions made possible through interiority and identification. Her first chapter, on Melville s Typee, therefore looks not only at that novel s intertextual circulation of missionary texts, but also at its paratextual circulations as, through reviews and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 741123–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.123
Published: 01 June 2019
... Martin s poetry; whether he has to work too hard to justify them is another matter, although Chander productively complicates such skepticism by noting that current crit- icism has its own missionary impulse, the coerciveness of which it is our responsibility to contest (p. 63). A similarly contrarian...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733433–435 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.433
Published: 01 December 2018
... Wheaton College, Massachusetts. Her essay All in the Family? Missionaries, Marriage, and Universal Kinship in Jane Eyre appeared in Nineteenth-Century Literature in March 2018, and she has also published 433 in Dickens Studies Annual, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, and Victorians Institute Journal. With...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733379–398 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.379
Published: 01 December 2018
... involved considerable soul-searching by the movement’s leaders over whether it should think about itself as a church rather than a missionary group, and, second, that members of more established churches were initially suspicious about whether this new sect could be considered Christian. For a useful...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732147–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.147
Published: 01 September 2018
... or the Anglo-Catholic Oxford Movement at the heart of Protestant England. And worldwide, the expan- sion of steamship and railroad travel enabled people uncon- nected to missionary activity to become exposed to religions that were new to them, if not new to history. Although new religious movements...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732227–259 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.227
Published: 01 September 2018
... religion, as opposed to studying it merely to facilitate the missionary conversion of Asian peoples;7 psychol- ogy also had become more firmly ensconced as a scientific dis- cipline differentiated from philosophy or medicine. As A. Bastian exhorts as early as 1882, I . . . call the attention of Bud- dhist...
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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
... in the Family? Missionaries, Marriage, and Universal Kinship in Jane Eyre 452 Willson, Andrew. Vagrancy and the Fantasy of Unproductive Writing in David Copperfield 192 569 BOOK REVIEWS Ablow, Rachel. Victorian Pain (reviewed by Talia Schaffer) 539 Anderson, Amanda. Bleak Liberalism (reviewed by...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724566–568 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.566
Published: 01 March 2018
... Institute Journal. She is currently working on two book- length projects under contract with the Ohio State University Press: Missionary Cosmopolitanism in the British Nineteenth Century: Literary Experiments in Global Thought, and a collection coedited with Joshua King, Constructing Nineteenth-Century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723413–418 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.413
Published: 01 December 2017
... The Birth of Theory (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2014) (without prejudice to the merits of Cole s fine book) is in the field of Hegel reception game-changing (p. 121). The most pronounced instances of this tendency are the taking of Spanish missionary Bartoleme´ de Las Casas s sympathetic...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723374–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.374
Published: 01 December 2017
... rhymed Timbuctoo The winner of the Cambridge rhyme competition was the following quatrain, allegedly written by Tennyson s Trinity classmate, the freshman wit W. M. Thackeray: If I were a cassowary On the plains of Timbuctoo, I would eat a missionary, Prayer Book, Bible, and hymn book too.42 Not long...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 7211–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.1.1
Published: 01 June 2017
... customs, are similar to the depictions of India by missionaries in the early nineteenth century. Traveling missionary caravans touring Britain with magazines and artifacts from the colonies emphasized the sensationalistic aspects of Indian culture. Such materials reflected the shock when missionaries from...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2004; 59153–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2004.59.1.53
Published: 01 June 2004
... to Melville's critique in Omoo of Christian missionaries. A major factor in this response was that reviewers, after having struggled with the question of Typee's authenticity, were inclined to take Omoo as a prima facie work of fiction. Such an assumption meant that, in the logic of antebellum...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712276–279 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.276
Published: 01 September 2016
... period, when missionaries and fur traders learned indigenous languages for instrumental purposes of commerce and evangelization. Beginning in the late 1780s, at the same moment when the United States came into literal and figurative conceptualiza- tion, Indian languages took on an entirely different...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 704527–530 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.70.4.527
Published: 01 March 2016
... bees called Fable of the Yellow Terror (1904 5); and the anti-imperialist essay parodying the fiction of missionaries bringing Christianity to the benighted that gives this book its title, To the Person Sitting in Darkness (1901). The non-Twain works that Hsu brings especially persuasively to...