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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743360–387 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.360
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ilana M. Blumberg Ilana M. Blumberg, “Sympathy or Religion? George Eliot and Christian Conversion” (pp. 360–387) This essay argues that a postsecular moment requires our return to George Eliot to consider anew the relations between religion and secularity. Looking at her early works, in particular...
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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
...Deborah Shapple Spillman Deborah Shapple Spillman, “All That Is Solid Turns into Steam: Sublimation and Sympathy in George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss ” (pp. 338–373) This essay argues that steam and its gaseous properties in George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss (1861) represent capital’s...
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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
...Jennifer Deren Jennifer Deren, “Revolting Sympathies in Mary Shelley’s The Last Man ” (pp. 135–160) Building on recent scholarship that explores Mary Shelley’s advocacy for sympathy in The Last Man (1826), this essay traces the complexity of interpersonal and reader-text relations as they play out...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 664494–530 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.66.4.494
Published: 01 March 2012
... conflictual encounter, rather than on identity, enables the overcoming of the identity paradigm's denial of otherness, and grounds a productive sympathy capable of informing ethical action. © 2012 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 652214–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.2.214
Published: 01 September 2010
...Emily Coit Emily Coit, "'This Immense Expense of Art': George Eliot and John Ruskin on Consumption and the Limits of Sympathy" (pp. 214––245) This essay attempts to better our understanding of George Eliot's conservatism by examining a body of ideas about consumption and moral obligation that she...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 61166–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.1.66
Published: 01 June 2006
...' expectations for mellifluous verse, aiming to elicit their sympathy with strained, discordant lyrics, both for the poet as an observer of suffering as well as for the hardships of poverty. The New Arcadia is dedicated to and responds to Robinson's intimate friend Vernon Lee, whose collection of essays Belcaro...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1996; 512176–204 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933960
Published: 01 September 1996
... argues that moral sentiment functions as a necessary barometer of legal legitimacy. In portraying and evoking natural rights sentiments of benevolent sympathy and revolutionary outrage. Stowe attempts to invoke a moral foundation for American law that is immune to factional self-interest and emotionally...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734486–521 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.486
Published: 01 March 2019
... on an established post-Enlightenment, post-Romantic tradition of Victorian secular humanism, Pater defines this vision in terms of human sympathies for the feelings and suffering of other persons. And he defines it in aesthetic terms, in terms of art’s unique capacity to depict human feelings and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1985; 40123–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044834
Published: 01 June 1985
...Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth Copyright 1985 The Regents of the University of California George Eliot's Conception of Sympathy ELIZABETH DEEDS ERMARTH R George Eliot sympathy lies near the heart of moral life. Her particular view of sympathy, one that sometimes has eluded her modern critics, has...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1967; 214305–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2932711
Published: 01 March 1967
... "Lockwood's Dreams and the Exegesis of Wuthering Heights," NCF, XIV (Sept., 1959), 97-99 10.2307/3044162 97 Control of Sympathy in Wuthering HeIgkts JOHN HAGAN O NE OF Emily Brontes major achievements in Wuther- ing Heights is to keep alive the reader's sympathy for both Catherine and Heathcliff, even...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1998; 532211–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2902984
Published: 01 September 1998
..." and "A Personal Record" 1988 49 Arendt, The Human Condition, pp. 181-88 Arendt 181 The Human Condition Williams, Shame and Necessity, pp. 136-40 Williams 136 Shame and Necessity Butler, Bodies that Matter, pp. 93- 119 Butler 93 Bodies that Matter "His Sympathies...
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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
... sympathies were not with the anarchists themselves but against the “civic murder” committed by the court. Taking the writer at his word, this essay returns to the transcript of the Haymarket trial in order to identify the catalyst behind Howells’s unlikely conversion. By linking the defendants’ tracts and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 644494–520 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.64.4.494
Published: 01 March 2010
...-humanist implications. More often, animals are thought to function as objects of sympathy in a larger project of constructing middle-class subjectivity. As i argue, it is important to account for the relationship between the sympathetic and the anti-humanist representation of animals in Victorian works...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2009; 643291–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2009.64.3.291
Published: 01 December 2009
... as informed by a structure of thought already present in Pringle's work. I examine in particular the way in which the poem engages the notion of sympathy, especially as this derives from Adam Smith's conceptualization in The Theory of Moral Sentiments . Such metropolitan notions meet their limits in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744567–569 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.567
Published: 31 March 2020
... Churchyard 279 Blumberg, Ilana M. Sympathy or Religion? George Eliot and Christian Conversion 360 Conrad, Eric. The Poet as Printer s Fist: Walt Whitman s Indicative Hand 54 Davis, Clark. Very, Garrison, Thoreau: Variations on the Antebellum Passive 332 Floyd, Courtney A. Always the same unrememberable...
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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
... little Eva s demand, I want him. In contrast to Eliza and Tom, Topsy is a gift that is both worthless and unwelcome. The thingness that the transaction inevitably imposes on Tom and Eliza is at least partly transcended by sympathy and benevolent attitude, since both are at once gifts to keep and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 5511–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903055
Published: 01 June 2000
..., erotic impulses of the romance's characters and the ideals of sympathy, brotherhood/sisterhood, community, and familial love. Blithedale's utopianism, especially as asserted by the romance's first-person narrator, Miles Coverdale, rests upon the latter, ideal, or ideological notion of "heart." Much to...
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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
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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
..., at the core and metaphorical heart of the novel.10 Whether seen as the result of a gendered breakdown in sympathy and nurtur- ing parental love or as a claim concerning the ways society creates its own outcasts and thereby inculcates its own 9 See Srinivas Aravamudan, Enlightenment Orientalism...
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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
... repeating cycles of human experience, George Eliot offers a historically relevant fable of moral progress dependent on the abstractions common to material exchange, social sympathy, and narrative itself. © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 George Eliot Silas Marner surplus...