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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 71 (3): 343–368.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Brian Goldberg Brian Goldberg, “Debt, Taxes, and Reform in Walter Scott’s Count Robert of Paris ” (pp. 343–368) Walter Scott’s Count Robert of Paris (1831) treats “debt” in a way determined by the author’s response to the Reform Crisis of 1830–1832. Scott’s solution to the reformist impulse was the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2014) 69 (2): 233–261.
Published: 01 September 2014
... seen as individual human beings and subjects of their own lives. Rather, they are seen as an occasion for a purchase, an opportunity to achieve one’s objectives by means of what are now tax-deductible donations. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 Herman Melville...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2020) 75 (1): 1–23.
Published: 09 June 2020
..., which interrupts the overwhelmingly dactylic quality of these lines, allowing the accented word sounds to resonate into the met- rical and grammatical pause that follows it. Compound words have a value beyond their metrical util- ity, however; in taxing the inventiveness of poets, Taylor sug- gests...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2020) 75 (1): 50–81.
Published: 09 June 2020
... Political Outlook, p. 45). Croly s formula for a Republican victory in 1868 was moderation: the nomination of Grant, civil service reform, lower taxes, universal amnesty, a guarantee of equal rights for all, and impartial, not universal, suffrage with an educational requirement: The educational test...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2020) 74 (4): 502–534.
Published: 31 March 2020
... legislation to tax American women who married foreigners, titled American Women: Gertrude Atherton Tells Why They Fascinate Englishmen. 26 Atherton complains that such legislation is misguided because marriages between Englishmen and American women, she insists, are sim- ply the result of evolutionary...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2019) 74 (3): 332–359.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., unyielding, and disruptive behavior of Jones Very well before his own, subsequently famous, refusal to pay the poll tax. The timing is particularly significant since Very s most intense de- monstrations of messianic will-lessness coincided closely with Garrison s Declaration of Sentiments, the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2019) 74 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 June 2019
... ethereal message, no potential transcendence. Instead, it is part of an overwhelming commer- cialization of the landscape and man s role within that land- scape. Man, like the telegraph, must be constantly open to and in pursuit of communication regarding trade and taxes, the movement of commodities, the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2018) 73 (3): 403–409.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the Year one thousand eight hundred and eight, but a Tax or duty may be imposed on such Importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each Person. This sorry attempt to imagine the end of the slave...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2017) 72 (3): 283–310.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Union. Intentionally or not, Scott emphasizes the confusion of the shifting political winds by inverting the political-generational correspondences we might expect the characters to express. Here, the young, politically progressive Edgar is taxed with carrying on the traditions of the old feudal order...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2017) 72 (3): 338–373.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Press, 1986], p. 25). 23 As Nancy Henry explains, however, Eliot s sense of security in her guaranteed 5 return on her Indian railway stock depended on taxing colonial subjects to compensate company losses. See Nancy Henry, George Eliot and the British Empire (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2002...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2017) 72 (2): 268–271.
Published: 01 September 2017
...- diciously taxed (quoted on p. 150). The echoes of Moore s own poetry running through the review Dickinson s daring associations of the prismatically true (p. 148), echoing Moore s In the Days of Prismatic Color for example allow Pollak to make a convincing case that, in the review, Moore was...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2017) 72 (1): 35–63.
Published: 01 June 2017
... old Thebes) is philosophical to a fault. To set up their house- keeping, nothing is requisite but two or three earthen pots, a stone to grind meal, and a mat which is the bed. The house, namely, a tomb, is ready without rent or taxes. No rain can pass through the roof, and there is no door, for there...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2017) 71 (4): 574–576.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., Taxes, and Reform in Walter Scott s Count Robert of Paris 343 Hankins, Laurel V. The Art of Retreat: Salmagundi s Elbow- Chair Domesticity 431 Harris, Daniel. Politics for the Polyps: The Compound Organism as a Peculiar Form of Communism in Charles Kingsley s Alton Locke and The Water-Babies 64...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 71 (3): 291–314.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the alchemical cre- ation of an exchangeable coin. Carl Wennerlind argues that this sort of paper money functions as a sort of alchemical exper- iment, transmuting paper into some asset, land, or, in the case of the Bank of England, designated tax and custom receipts Credit-Money as the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 71 (1): 89–114.
Published: 01 June 2016
... a faculty of linked thought and understanding) with the most taxing of human labors. In developing their competing theories of instinct and consciousness, both Ruskin and Figuier drew from a conversation closely tied to the study of insects and dating back in Britain at least to William Kirby and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 70 (4): 448–472.
Published: 01 March 2016
... exclusive: if I deny the authority of the State when it presents its tax-bill, it will soon take and waste all my property, and so harass me and my children without end. This is hard. . . . It will not be worth the while to accumulate property; that would be sure to go again Civil Disobedience p. 215...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2014) 69 (1): 92–122.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... Martin s Press, 2000), pp. 15 16; and Richard D. Altick, The English Common Reader: A Social History of the Mass Reading Public, 1800 1900, 2d ed. (Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press, 1998), p. 171. Technological innovations in printing as well as the repeal of the newspaper stamp tax in 1855 and the paper...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2013) 68 (2): 234–237.
Published: 01 September 2013
... surrounding the separation of Lord and Lady Byron in 1816. The story, though familiar, is fascinating, and, when not taxing the read- er s patience with some brutal puns (e.g., Byron s absence made the mart grow fonder [p. 218]; Scott feared committing domestic and public Childe abuse [p. 219 Wolfson...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2013) 68 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the end of the taxes on it were bringing a flood of printed material, especially free materials that cost their recipients nothing except the time to read or ignore them, and the trouble of storing or disposing of them. The religious tract emerges here as something of the Victorian novel s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2011) 66 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 September 2011
... this pitfall, managing to offer complex and inclusive accounts that neverthe- less arrive at a conclusion. Mary Hammond s essay on Readers and readerships, for instance, describes the enormous expansion in reader- ship that came about with the mid-century repeal of the stamp and paper taxes and with...