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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
...Surya Parekh © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Jared Hickman , Black Prometheus: Race and Radicalism in the Age of Atlantic Slavery . New York : Oxford University Press , 2017 . Pp. xii + 528. $65 . Barrett Browning s much-anthologized poem in light of her...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 673397–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.3.397
Published: 01 December 2012
...George Boulukos © 2012 by The Regents of the University of California 2012 Simon Gikandi , Slavery and the Culture of Taste . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2011 . Pp. xx + 366. $45 . Reviews Simon Gikandi , Slavery and the Culture of Taste. Princeton: Princeton University...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 613375–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.3.375
Published: 01 December 2006
...- pulses and obsessions of romantic poetry itself. Andrew Bennett University of Bristol M au r i c e S . L e e , Slavery, Philosophy, and American Literature, 1830 1860. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. viii + 223. $75. The discussions here in chapters on Edgar Al- lan Poe, Harriet Beecher...
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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
...Alexandra Urakova Alexandra Urakova,“‘ I do not want her, I am sure’: Commodities, Gifts, and Poisonous Gifts in Uncle Tom’s Cabin ” (pp. 448–472) This essay focuses on Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) in discussing the interrelation of sentimentality, slavery, and race. It asks...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743332–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.332
Published: 01 December 2019
... slavery found in William Lloyd Garrison’s 1838 “Declaration of Sentiments,” the foundational statement of the New England Non-Resistance Society. Very’s poem also describes a mode of Christian behavior that is radically disruptive of social conformity, a kind of embodied “prayer” that may have influenced...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744535–539 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.535
Published: 31 March 2020
.... A 2017 Southern Poverty Law Center study found that only eight percent of high school seniors could identify slavery as the central cause of the American Civil War, a fact that leads many of us would-be erasers of history to lament that history is being censored and soft-focused in our schools. That...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744558–561 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.558
Published: 31 March 2020
... the Second Advent would create a material transformation of a creation she saw scarred by the reviews 559 priorities of industrialization, consumerism, imperialism, slavery, war, poverty, and the exploitation of the nonhuman for human gain (p. 1). Yet, there seems to be a slippage throughout this...
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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
...; but I am 56 Anne K. Mellor, Am I Not a Woman, and a Sister Slavery, Romanticism, and Gender, in Romanticism, Race, and Imperial Culture, 1780 1834, ed. Alan Richardson and Sonia Hofkosh (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana Univ. Press, 1996), p. 323. 432 nineteenth-century literature convinced it...
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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
.... Paul follows Fen- wick to Ireland and then Barbados, where she and her actress daugh- ter set up a school for young ladies. In her most compelling chapter, Paul explains that Fenwick s response to slavery can be understood as a complex negotiation between moral outrage and economic neces- sity. Paul...
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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
..., Captives: Britain, Empire, and the World, 1600 1850 (London: J. Cape, 2002); Christopher Tomlins, Freedom Bound: Law, Labor, and Civic Identity in Colonizing English America, 1580 1865 (Cambridge: Cam- bridge Univ. Press, 2010); Edmund S. Morgan, American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 683323–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.3.323
Published: 01 December 2013
... of race past internecine contentions about the interpretation of this or that biblical verse or curse to a bottom-line Christian-theistic question: What does the enslaved black body signify within a creationist framework? This confrontation of racial slavery as a theodical problem can help us account...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742255–258 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.255
Published: 01 September 2019
... elevate certain black child readers while obscuring others. The book frames literature as a contained entity, whether it be in a book, in the pages of a newspaper, or in another print form; yet in an institution such as slavery, where black people were denied access to the printed word, literature took on...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742141–166 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.141
Published: 01 September 2019
..., with no cities existing that were quite comparable to Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool at this stage, except perhaps on the Northeastern seaboard. Moreover, the predominance of slavery in the South made visible an economy predicated on the relentless excavation of total surplus value from abused...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742266–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.266
Published: 01 September 2019
... durabilities, there is an opportunity missed to think through its differential durabilities. Some parts of the disintegrating world have proved only too persistent: we might think of Ann Laura Stoler on imperial durabilities, Saidiya Hartman on the ongoing time of slavery, or the not-unrelated, ever...
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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
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 623380–406 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.3.380
Published: 01 December 2007
...Laura H. Korobkin This essay investigates Harriet Beecher Stowe's interpolation of State v. Mann , a harsh 1829 North Carolina proslavery decision, into her 1856 novel Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp . The essay argues that Stowe's use of State v. Mann continues a conversation about slavery...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 741116–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.116
Published: 01 June 2019
.... Feelings of care cannot extend globally for Dickens here, nor can they cross certain lines, the most explicit being a racialized one. And indeed the profound relationship between the marriage plot in Vic- torian fiction and the legacies of slavery deserves greater examination. Insofar as multiple novels...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 614449–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.61.4.449
Published: 01 March 2007
... antislavery movement, I argue that Frederick's metonymic connection to slavery expresses itself in his narrative's generic proximity to the American slave narrative. I consider the implications of Frederick's cosmopolitanism and suggest that it anticipates Gaskell's agonized feelings about the American Civil...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734551–554 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.551
Published: 01 March 2019
... sphere of the law s protections (p. 9). Hyde is attuned to that kind of ardency, and much of her book con- cerns itself with the problem of slavery and the movement toward emancipation, which became a project of expanding citizenship. But Civic Longing also shows that such fantasies are dreams of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734522–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.522
Published: 01 March 2019
... part through the successes and strains of their textual deployment. As evidenced above, while Lindau is portrayed heroically for having fought the anti-slavery battle just as naturally at Indianapolis in 1858 as he fought behind the barricades at Berlin in 1848, this literary Dynamost is also saddled...