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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733412–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.412
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ali Behdad © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Robert D. Aguirre , Mobility and Modernity: Panama in the Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Imagination . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2017 . Pp. x + 205. $69.95 . would offer detailed accounts of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722256–261 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.256
Published: 01 September 2017
...Carolyn Lesjak © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Katherine Mullin , Working Girls: Fiction, Sexuality, and Modernity . New York : Oxford Univerity Press , 2016 . Pp. xii + 262. $90 . Black Folks contribute to and intervene in a tradition of African...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 674553–557 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.67.4.553
Published: 01 March 2013
...Matthew Spangler © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 David Lloyd , Irish Culture and Colonial Modernity, 1800–2000: The Transformation of Oral Space . : Cambridge University Press , 2011 . Pp. x + 285. $94 . on disability, Colleen Glenney Boggs on animal...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744554–557 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.554
Published: 31 March 2020
...David Spurr © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Nicholas Gaskill , Chromographia: American Literature and the Modernization of Color . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2018 . Pp. vi + 318. $100 cloth; $25 paper. NICHOLAS GASKILL...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 652192–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.2.192
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mark Storey Mark Storey, "Country Matters: Rural Fiction, Urban Modernity, and the Problem of American Regionalism" (pp. 192––213) This essay intervenes in the critical debates surrounding nineteenth-century American regionalism, arguing that such debates have tended to ignore the possibility of a...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743400–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.400
Published: 01 December 2019
...Deborah Weiss © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Lissa Paul , Eliza Fenwick: Early Modern Feminist . Newark : University of Delaware Press , 2019 . Pp. xxii + 295. $79.50 cloth; $39.50 paper . LISSA PAUL, Eliza Fenwick: Early Modern Feminist. Newark...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 611120–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.1.120
Published: 01 June 2006
...- theticism: Passengers of Modernity. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. Pp. xii 266. $69.95. Women Poets and Urban Aestheticism: Passengers of Modernity offers some very innovative interdisciplinary work on four important fin-de-siècle women poets. Ana Parejo Vadillo s study inte- grates literary analysis...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 604536–539 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.60.4.536
Published: 01 March 2006
... relation to feminism. Consensual Fictions could be a first step toward that revisitation. Kathy Alexis Psomiades Duke University E r i c H a r a l s o n , Henry James and Queer Modernity. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. xiv 265. $60. The proliferation of modernisms in the scholar- ship of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 731135–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.135
Published: 01 June 2018
...Michael Meeuwis © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Matthew Wilson Smith , The Nervous Stage: Nineteenth-Century Neuroscience and the Birth of Modern Theater . New York : Oxford University Press , 2018 . Pp. xvi + 221. $39.95 . (pp. 169, 178) and its own...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724554–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.554
Published: 01 March 2018
...Gary Harrison © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Stephanie Kuduk Weiner , Clare’s Lyric: John Clare and Three Modern Poets . New York : Oxford University Press , 2014 . Pp. xiv + 199. $90 . under purdah, has an affair with a British officer, Trejago. Bisesa...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74130–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.30
Published: 01 June 2019
... sensibility into a modern, immanent, and secular narrative of mundane transcendence that undergirds his particular transcendentalism. Thoreau obfuscates the material modernity of the telegraph harp even as he rescripts its very materiality. His diction in passages about the telegraph harp implies a sort of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744502–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.502
Published: 31 March 2020
... partner but on the reaffirmation of her aristocratic individualism. Through her Californiana heroines, Atherton engages the Californio past in order to imagine the evolution of women’s individuality as the United States undergoes a shift from classical liberalism to modern liberalism and from republic to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712176–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.176
Published: 01 September 2016
...Virginia Jackson Virginia Jackson, “Specters of the Ballad” (pp. 176–196) This essay argues that Paul Laurence Dunbar’s ballad “The Haunted Oak” (1901) indexes Dunbar’s invention of the modern American lyric through the (lynching) form of modern racism. How does race ghost-write poetry’s...
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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
... that their relationship to the main narrative formally enacts the agonistic relationship between the two modern universalisms of religious belief and social scientific thinking. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Rudyard Kipling Kim Religion Ethnography...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733326–352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.326
Published: 01 December 2018
... creativity for its adult counterpart. This essay traces the modern inner child back to the nineteenth-century new religious movement known as New Thought, which emphasized positive thinking as a means to health and prosperity. Emma Curtis Hopkins, the leading New Thought teacher of the 1880s and 1890s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 694555–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.69.4.555
Published: 01 March 2015
...Sharon M. Harris © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Sarah Way Sherman , Sacramental Shopping: Louisa May Alcott, Edith Wharton, and the Spirit of Modern Consumerism . : University of New Hampshire Press , 2013 . Pp. xvi + 316. $85 cloth; $40 paper. Sarah Way...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732187–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.187
Published: 01 September 2018
... scholarship. Ultimately, though a product of the early twentieth century, From Ritual to Romance helps us recognize not only unfamiliar disciplinary histories, but also Victorian-era narratives about religion other than secularization. In works such as Weston’s, modernization is not defined by a decline of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 73130–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.30
Published: 01 June 2018
... letters, diaries, and the depiction of reading as a path to identification with another’s guilt. Armadale ’s take on inheritance may thus be read as a proposal for what the novel itself offers a hyper-contractual modernity: a framework for engaging in vicarious experiences of liability. © 2018 by The...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 691125–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.1.125
Published: 01 June 2014
...Ashton Nichols © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 François Specq , Laura Dassow Walls , and Michel Granger , eds., Thoreauvian Modernities: Transatlantic Conversations on an American Icon . : University of Georgia Press , 2013 . Pp. xvi + 310. $69.95 cloth...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744564–566 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.564
Published: 31 March 2020
... efforts to understand unifying forms and to reconceptualize literary totalities. DAVID SPURR is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Liter- ature at the University of Geneva. Among other works, he is the author of Architecture and Modern Literature, winner of the 2012 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione...