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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
... colonial poetry, capturing the particular sounds of localities: the borderlands of Scotland, for example. Given the long association between dialect and oral culture, dialect in the context of ballad poetry signaled an especially communal form of identification. Scottish dialect poems in emigrant...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734437–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.437
Published: 01 March 2019
... also that of the novel in the late-Romantic period. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 James Hogg Confessions of a Justified Sinner diorama Gothic Scotland Novel Technologies: The Holyrood Chapel Diorama in James Hogg s Confessions of a Justified Sinner K I R 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
... Scotland the child had to cry for proof of life.33 Legislation concerning infant viability is crucial to under- standing stillbirth plots in Romantic literature. Ryan notes that English law makes no distinction between the murder of an 29 Adrian Wilson understands the spread of male midwifery as the...
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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
...-English variants of Ireland and Scotland. The Tales nonetheless present a better analogue for the frame narrative of Frankenstein than the concentric circles and geometric boxes emphasized by existing critical discussions. My point here is neither to suggest influence nor to be phobic with respect to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742224–250 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.224
Published: 01 September 2019
... around Stratford-upon-Avon, then spreading over the course of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries to landscapes such as the Land o Burns around Ayrshire in Scotland, Wordsworth Country in the English Lake District, and Walter Scott-land in the Scottish border region and High- lands...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733399–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.399
Published: 01 December 2018
..., and primarily lowland Scotland reviews 401 (pp. 8 9), but its scope is effectively limited to England. It discusses no distinctively Welsh periodicals and only mentions a few of the Scottish periodicals that circulated most widely in England (Blackwood s, Tait s, Chambers s). It would be difficult to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 73168–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.68
Published: 01 June 2018
... Italy and England indivisible in his Thames views (see Hamilton, Turner and Italy [Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland, 2009], p. 30). The arched bridge remained a favorite motif. 86 nineteenth-century literature tradition in Rome. After his return, Wilson painted English scenes, including...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724433–451 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.433
Published: 01 March 2018
... Hogg, The Jacobite Relics of Scotland, second series [Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1821], pp. 76 77) happen to have survived, with small thanks to Mr. Slum or Mrs. Jarley, into cultural memory still active today. 22 The Slum/Dickens parallel is enhanced by John Drew s recent discovery that Dickens...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723283–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.283
Published: 01 December 2017
... gradual 8 James Buzard argues that, in Waverley, Edward Waverley s unfamiliarity with Scotland acts as a point of identification for English readers, who are likewise forced to glean the meaning of Scottish customs directly from the dialogue between characters. See James Buzard, Disorienting Fiction: The...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722135–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.135
Published: 01 September 2017
... that conquered them.21 Tracing the movements of refugees from America to Belfast to Scotland, Lionel notes that, finally, all poured with one consent into England where they took a delight in thrusting the possessors from the houses; in seizing on some mansion of luxury . . . till, 21 See Cantor...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714555–559 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.555
Published: 01 March 2017
... historical romance, and at the suggestion of his publisher treated that saleable character, the pirate, in the aptly titled The Pirate, a novel set in a historical Shetlands, off the north coast of Scotland. Cooper, who was unkindly called the Walter Scott of America but who had been a sailor, unlike Scott...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 712265–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.2.265
Published: 01 September 2016
... are truly experimental The next chapter moves from Wales to Scotland and to James Macpherson s Ossian poems, with their notoriously contested prov- enance. Macpherson is here credited for playing a leading part in the emergence of modern poetic voice through his imitation of oral...
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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
... familiar as the uncor- rupted cadences of the now lost ballads of Scotland but it has powerful implications for India as well Imperfectly Civilized p.348).On this view, all borders, all peripheriesbecamepotential sources for rustic ballads in nineteenth-century ballad discourse, and those primitive...
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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
...- cial success, while, according to Katie Trumpener, a Tory nov- elist such as Scott could tap into the chivalric mythos of England and Scotland their mutual, and perhaps distinctive, codes of honor in order to (re)form the national character of reading audiences.6 Despite a less overt interest in the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 704550–552 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.70.4.550
Published: 01 March 2016
... University Press, 2015. Pp. x þ 256. $79.95 cloth; $24.95 paper. Tessone, Natasha. Disputed Titles: Ireland, Scotland, and the Novel of Inheritance, 1798 1832. Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture Series. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2015. Pp. xiiþ 241. $90. Twain , Mark. The Autobiography of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703363–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.363
Published: 01 December 2015
... of Celebrated Criminal Trials in Scotland (1785) and John Hill Burton s Narratives from Criminal Trials in Scotland (1852), so that he could write an article about a 1752 murder case.45 Also in 41 See David Daiches, Robert Louis Stevenson and His World...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 694481–508 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.69.4.481
Published: 01 March 2015
... Scotland transformed from a hinterland to a vital territory of the Empire, but also witnessed England s industrialization from the perspective of someone attuned to a very different material reality. It was his diverse work experi- ences at the frontlines of industrialization coupled with his vantage point...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 684546–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.68.4.546
Published: 01 March 2014
... contro- versy in Britain at the turn of the nineteenth century is the attention he pays to many different voices: across the regions of Scotland, Ire- land, and England, and across several types of discourse, especially those of banking practitioners, political economists, antiquarians, numismatists, and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 684449–483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.68.4.449
Published: 01 March 2014
... actively to his new writer s appeal. Late that July he traveled to visit her in Scotland, and, as Martineau wrote in the Autobiography: for two half days he poured out so rich a stream of conversation that my niece could not stand the excitement (Autobiography, p. 611). Evidently treating her as an...
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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
... criticizing the Free Church of Scotland for accepting donations from slave owners certainly broadened the range of his ecclesias- tical censures, but the root cause for this religious criticism was expressed far more violently in the Narrative, as we will see. In the Narrative, even when Douglass explicitly...