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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 702277–282 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.2.277
Published: 01 September 2015
...Carolyn Lesjak © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Chris R. Vanden Bossche , Reform Acts: Chartism, Social Agency, and the Victorian Novel, 1832–1867 . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 . Pp. x + 254. $49.95 . Jones s stories in Woman s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744415–447 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.415
Published: 31 March 2020
... of reproduction in early Romantic novels serve as a kind of indicator of the novel s attitudes towards society and the possibility of reforming that society (Golightly, Reproduction in British Women s Novels of the 1790s, in The Secrets of Generation: Reproduction in the Long Eighteenth Century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743279–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.279
Published: 01 December 2019
... the 1832 Poor Law and sanitary guidelines for burial. By reevaluating what prior studies have said about Chadwick’s reforms in light of recent work on his economic theories, I argue that Chadwick’s citation of Wordsworth’s first “Essay upon Epitaphs” transforms the latter’s pastoral vision into an...
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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
... even sees the creature s trajectory from birth in Ingolstadt to death by fire, amidst Northern ice like one of Napoleon s soldiers, providing a figure for the history of the French Revolution ( The Polit- ical Geography of Horror, p. 469). The trail of destruction that follows from Victor s act of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734462–485 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.462
Published: 01 March 2019
... crucial political moment; following the death of George IV in June 1830, electoral reform began to look like a serious prospect, with the first Reform Bill being brought before the House of Commons in March 1831, and its final iteration being passed by the House of Lords in June 1832. It is this political...
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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
... countenances and similar black manes of hair (pp. 476, 328, 486), we find in Bertha someone who not only acts as Rochester s double as Thomas observes (Imperialism, Reform, and the Making of English- ness, p. 49), but who also resembles him. When she transforms into something like a Vampyre after...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 72135–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.1.35
Published: 01 June 2017
... inconsistent commitment to a politically engaged scholarship, saw Emerson s pro- pensity for abstraction as a moral failing in the context of contemporary efforts toward reform. See especially John Carlos Rowe, At Emerson s Tomb: The Politics of Classic American Literature (New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1997...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714431–456 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.431
Published: 01 March 2017
... feminine domesticity, their own humorous social critique works to reestablish the possibility of making reform feel in tune with natural impulses. The bachelors locate the source of their imaginative whimsy within the domestic sphere’s supposed transcendence of social artifice and market pressures, but...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714457–484 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.457
Published: 01 March 2017
..., was also in the family business: he was a writer. A political reporter for The Morning Chronicle and The Mirror of Parliament, he discovered his literary aspirations and talent shortly before he died of cholera, aged 29, in Sep- tember 1832. One substantial short story, The Executioner appeared in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713343–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.343
Published: 01 December 2016
... Crusaders and Byzantines who are unwilling or unable to recognize or pay what they owe. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Walter Scott Count Robert of Paris debt taxes Reform Act of 1832 Debt, Taxes, and Reform in Walter Scott s Count Robert of Paris B R I A N G O L...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713291–314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.291
Published: 01 December 2016
... Johann Wolfang von Goethe’s two-part tragic retelling of the Faust myth (1808, 1832), building on recent interest in the representation of money in literature from the romantic period. While these two literary works are often seen as foundational texts in their respective national literatures, they both...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713369–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.369
Published: 01 December 2016
...-biology (hypnotism). See Logie Barrow, Why Were Most Medical Heretics at Their Most Confident around the 1840s? (The Other Side of Victorian Medicine in British Medicine in an Age of Reform, ed. Roger French and Andrew Wear (London: Routledge, 1991), pp. 165 85. 18 See Roy Porter, Quacks: Fakers and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712197–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.197
Published: 01 September 2016
... Witch of the Westcot, and other Poems, by Andrew Shiels, Halifax Monthly Magazine, 3 (June 1832), 1. 197 Scottish pride on the title page of his volume, quoting from Robert Burns s Second Epistle to Davie (1785): Leeze me on rhyme; its aye a treasure, My chief amaist my only pleasure, At home, a...
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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
....25 23 See Catherine Gallagher, The Industrial Reformation of English Fiction: Social Discourse and Narrative Form, 1832 1867 (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1985), pp. 283 84. 24 John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, ed. Peter H. Nidditch (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979), p. 395. 25...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 7111–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.1.1
Published: 01 June 2016
... intact. According to Wordsworth and later Byron, who wrote in the first canto of Childe Harold s Pilgrimage (1812) that the folks in office should blush . . . for shame for signing the treatise this act of wartime diplomacy effectively sanctioned Napoleon s escape and the recovery of guerilla...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 704556–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.70.4.556
Published: 01 March 2016
... (reviewed by Zach Hutchins) 282 Vanden Bossche, Chris R. Reform Acts: Chartism, Social Agency, and the Victorian Novel, 1832 1867 (reviewed by Carolyn Lesjak) 277 Wong, Edlie L. See Howell, Jessica; and Lippard, George Worth, Aaron. Imperial Media: Colonial Networks and Information Technologies in the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703299–335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.299
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Henry T. Farmer, and others attracted the admiration of the Analectic.11 Defining and promoting American excellence preoccupied these early commentators. The North American Review challenges readers: In this country, it should be the business and the object of literary men, not to reform and purify...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 702274–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.2.274
Published: 01 September 2015
... welcome addition to Chartist studies and the developing field of Chartist literary studies. Rob Breton Nipissing University CHRIS R. VANDEN BOSSCHE, Reform Acts: Char- tism, Social Agency, and the Victorian Novel, 1832 1867. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. Pp. x þ 254. $49.95. While...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 70136–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.1.36
Published: 01 June 2015
... then, end up killing their master, thereby projecting a sense of insurrectionary violence in a way that involves no guilt, since the act is unintentional on their part and is planned by Devil-Bug. Lippard s subversive tactic can be usefully described by utilizing a recent development in literary...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 693293–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.3.293
Published: 01 December 2014
... formal strategy that writers use to claim authority for their work or to incorporate public and political information beyond the domestic novelist s purview. Less often discussed, however, are the ways in which this hybrid genre might act (or has been imagined to act) upon its readers.6 As Ina Ferris has...