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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
...Ilana M. Blumberg Silas Marner (1861) depicts a stolen hoard of glittering gold at a historical moment that saw an increasing displacement of coinage by paper money in one of the major developments of industrial capitalist modernity. Reading the novel as George Eliot’s aesthetic and ethical...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1986; 404438–459 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044731
Published: 01 March 1986
...Shoshana Knapp Copyright 1986 The Regents of the University of California George Eliot and W. S. Gilbert: Silas Marner into Dan'l Druce SHOSHANA KNAPP ON NI September 1876 W S. Gilbert's new play, Dan'l Druce, Blacksmith, opened at the Haymarket Theatre. Subtitled "a new and original drama, in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1974; 293287–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933171
Published: 01 December 1974
... the evidence suggesting that the example of Hawthorne's experiments in the romance, particularly as they were continued in The Scarlet Letter, helped to shape the conception and writing of Silas Marner (1861). The first indications that George Eliot was writing fiction of a kind fundamentally...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1981; 363318–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044696
Published: 01 December 1981
...James McLaverty Copyright 1981 Regents of the University of California Comtean Fetishism in Silas Mlarner JAMES MCLAVERTY THE CONTRAST AT THE HEART of Silas Marner, between Silas, who spontaneously adopts a child, and Godfrey Cass, who, though she is his own, rejects her, draws its fullest...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1965; 20169–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932493
Published: 01 June 1965
... predecessor. The tendency is to regard Silas Marner as something of an ex- ception in George Eliot's fiction. While admiring her customary merits of stylistic control, deft characterization, and sensitive real- istic evocation of provincial England, commentators have generally located the distinctive quality...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723427–429 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.427
Published: 01 December 2017
.... xviii þ 269. $65 paper. D e s m a r a i s , J a n e , and A L I C E C O N D E´ , eds. Decadence and the Senses. Cambridge: Legenda, 2017. Pp. xiv þ 243. £75. Eliot, George. Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe. Second Edi- tion. Edited by Juliette Atkinson. Oxford World s Classics Series. New York...
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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
... s Surplice / the Person s Surplus: Narratives of Abstraction and Exchange in Silas Marner Nineteenth-Century Literature, 67 (2013), 490 519. 8 This approach also helps to highlight the extent to which, for Eliot, the personal is economic by drawing more closely together tensions between the...
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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
.... 480n. 384 nineteenth-century literature While Eliot builds Silas Marner (1861) around a case of epilepsy, she frames The Lifted Veil by naming a different disorder. The uncanny sensations that terrorize Latimer echo the medical literature on not only nerve and brain disorders, as I have shown, but...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 694551–554 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.69.4.551
Published: 01 March 2015
... of mind is especially clear as it becomes opposed to George Eliot s vexed relationship to pathology. The premise of chapter 3, Suspended Animation and Second Sight: Daniel Deronda and Silas Marner is that whereas Dick- ens narrates through nervous subjects Eliot s narration is marked by its...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 692290–292 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.2.290
Published: 01 September 2014
... Hand, or Capitola the Madcap which appeared in Women s Studies; and Bearing Witness in Silas Marner: George Eliot s Experiment in Sympathy which appeared in Victorian Literature and Culture. Her current book project examines the figure of the stranger in Victorian literature and culture. She is also...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 684513–541 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.68.4.513
Published: 01 March 2014
... pronounced him vague and impalpable to the end Jerome Beaty read him as a mere precursor to Daniel Deronda, and Deborah Nord has assessed him as a transition from the largely figurative strangeness of Maggie Tulliver and Silas Marner before her to the actual, although hidden, foreign origins of both...
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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
... economists sought to explain (p. 9). I must confess to certain reservations about this strand of Poovey s thesis, which she supports with typically nuanced readings of a number of canonical works. Her analysis of Silas Marner, for example, points out the historical inaccuracy of the weaver s exclusive...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2004; 584506–546 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2004.58.4.506
Published: 01 March 2004
... sacrifice to the ignobility of theft. We see such light and dark shows across the field of fiction, from George Eliot s fable-like Silas Marner (1861) to Dickens s brood- ing, guilty Great Expectations (1861) to Collins s sensational The Moonstone. Like the terms debt, credit, and trade, both sacrifice and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1995; 502252–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933703
Published: 01 September 1995
... timeless, ideal image of Florence Dombey. But this very objection depends on Nunokawa's insights into the connections between the two figures. Although he traces the same basic pattern in all the novels analyzed-Little Dorrit, Dombey and Son, Daniel Deronda, and Silas Marner-Nunokawa is sensitive to their...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1995; 503387–390 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933677
Published: 01 December 1995
...; that she never settled her struggle with ambition; and that Silas Marner and Daniel Deronda in particular disclose her feelings about being stepmother and sibylline sage. One reason this all works so well is that Bodenheimer imaginatively brings together sets of letters, crucial events in Eliot's life...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1998; 53125–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2902969
Published: 01 June 1998
..., trans. Raymond Rosenthal, John Longrigg, and Wayland Young [New York: New Directions, 1963], pp. 177-83 Rosenthal 177 Gogol's Wife and Other Stories 1963 41 George Eliot, Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe, ed. Q. D. Leavis (Harmonds- worth: Penguin, 1967), pp. 126-27. Eliot 126...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1995; 502255–258 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933704
Published: 01 September 1995
... image of the heroine the "still point" of the culture and seems a more suitable conclusion to the Dickens chapters than to the book as a whole. Certainly the Silas Marner chapter calls for a more complicated comparison between Dickens and George Eliot than is explicitly made. The exact connection...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 52158–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2934029
Published: 01 June 1997
.... Press, 1979), p. 16. 60 NINETEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE reconfiguration of natural arrangements that adoption effects parallels the remaking of the world in which fiction engages; as Susan R. Cohen notes in an essay on Silas Marner (1861 ): "Adop- tion [is] a model for creative human action, for the power...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1996; 513419–428 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2934022
Published: 01 December 1996
...-century specialists will especially be interested in Alpers's discussions of George Eliot's Silas Marner and Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs as well as poems by Wordsworth, Tennyson, and Hardy. B A U M, L. F R A N K. Our Landlady. Edited by Nancy Tystad Koupal. Lincoln: University of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 523394–412 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2934007
Published: 01 December 1997
...-class man (Felix Holt), university training (Middlemarch, Daniel Deronda), profes- sional skills (Lydgate's medical practice), and inadequacies in the education of young women (notably Eppie in Silas Marner) . These analyses are placed in the broader context of educational debates that absorbed George...