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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
... celebrates ordinary life as rare and valuable. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 George Eliot “The Lifted Veil” Victorian medicine speculation neurology A True Prophet Speculation in Victorian Sensory Physiology and George Eliot s The Lifted Veil M E E G A N K E...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2003; 58175–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2003.58.1.75
Published: 01 June 2003
... homoeopathic doses." This essay, then, argues for the importance of Englishness in Trilby and for the way that Jewishness functions vis-àà-vis Englishness in several of Du Maurier's works, which, like a number of Victorian contemporaries, repeatedly turn to Jewishness as medicinal——"homoeopathic"——yet reflect...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744539–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.539
Published: 31 March 2020
...Irene Tucker © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Pamela K. Gilbert , Victorian Skin: Surface, Self, History . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 2019 . Pp. xiv + 434. $49.95 . There is thus a kind of methodological irony in that this book builds its strong...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74154–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.54
Published: 01 June 2019
... vols. (New York: S. Converse, 1828), s.v. indicate. 26 Peter J. Capuano, Changing Hands: Industry, Evolution, and the Reconfiguration of the Victorian Body (Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 2015), p. 3. whitman s indicative hand 71 Writing anonymously about himself in 1855 for the United States...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734562–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.562
Published: 01 March 2019
... claims about Victorian sexual representation are limited (or not) by this emphasis. Much (most?) literary criticism on Victorian sexuality has focused on nonrealist genres: sensation fiction, Gothic and supernat- ural tales, the imperial romance, aestheticist poetry and prose, et cetera. After reading...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734573–575 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.573
Published: 01 March 2019
... © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Contributors to this Issue Thomas Albrecht , Associate Professor of English at Tulane University, has written about Walter Pater in his book The Medusa Effect: Representation and Epistemology in Victorian Aesthetics (2009) and in the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733326–352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.326
Published: 01 December 2018
... also justify self-indulgent behavior by 14 See Catherine Robson, Men in Wonderland: The Lost Girlhood of the Victorian Gen- tleman (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2001), p. 3. Robson suggests that while this dynamic could involve an element of pedophilia as in Carroll s Alice books it was not...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732147–160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.147
Published: 01 September 2018
... the cusp of disappearance, first from theWest and then from the rest of the world.1 As Mark Knight observes, one could easily have at- tended a large academic conference on Victorian literature in the late twentieth century and heard next to nothing about religion. 2 Today, by contrast, scholars from...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 732227–259 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.227
Published: 01 September 2018
...Deanna K. Kreisel Deanna K. Kreisel, “The Psychology of Victorian Buddhism and Rudyard Kipling’s Kim ” (pp. 227–259) This essay demonstrates that Rudyard Kipling’s Kim (1901) engages deeply with several aspects of Buddhist thought that were also of central concern to nineteenth-century British...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 731135–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.135
Published: 01 June 2018
... relationships between Christianity and aesthetics in the four authors Cheeke highlights, and, more broadly, in Victorian appraisals of Renaissance art. Joshua King Baylor University MATTHEW WILSON SMITH, The Nervous Stage: Nineteenth-Century Neuroscience and the Birth of Modern Theater. New York: Oxford...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724539–542 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.539
Published: 01 March 2018
...Talia Schaffer © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Rachel Ablow , Victorian Pain . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2017 . Pp. xii + 191. $39.95 . Reviews RA C H E L ABL OW, Victorian Pain. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Pp. xii þ 191...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 723311–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.3.311
Published: 01 December 2017
... also signaled, on the other hand, a shift from 7 Cynthia Eagle Russett, Sexual Science: The Victorian Construction of Womanhood (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 1989), p. 6. 8 Thomas Laqueur, Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 1990), p. 4...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 722218–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.72.2.218
Published: 01 September 2017
... insistence on the articulate body throughout the novel can be related to a different lexi- con of science in the nineteenth century. Galvanized by ad- vances in microscopy and clinical experimentation, the early neuroscience of Victorian figures such as Alexander Bain and George Henry Lewes attempted to...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713427–429 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.427
Published: 01 December 2016
... Program in the History and Philosophy of Science at Florida State University. She is the author of Revising the Clinic: Vision and Representation in Victorian Medicine and the Novel (2010). Her essay Let me die in your house : Cardiac Distress and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century British Medicine appeared...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714457–484 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.457
Published: 01 March 2017
... and its family “canon,” and opens up opportunities for significant further work on this writing family. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 William Godwin Jr. Transfusion Godwin-Shelley circle Gothic literature science and medicine in literature We] had not the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713315–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.315
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Nineteenth-Century Female Crusoes: Rewriting the Robinso- nade for Girls in Victorian Settler Narratives, ed. Tamara S. Wagner (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011), p. 170. sacred ties of brotherhood 331 The drama of Cooper s scene stems from the tension between Magua s sharply divided character. The question...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 711141–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.1.141
Published: 01 June 2016
... s First Immigrants. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. Pp. x þ 213. $22.95. Choi , Tina Young. Anonymous Connections: The Body and Narra- tives of the Social in Victorian Britain. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015. Pp. viii þ 184. $65. Culler , Jonathan. Theory of the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 704556–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.70.4.556
Published: 01 March 2016
.... See Hultgren, Neil Blake, David Haven. See Cohen, Michael C. Bradford, Adam C. Communities of Death: Whitman, Poe, and the American Culture of Mourning (reviewed by Gary Schmidgall) 541 Bradley, Matthew, and Juliet John, eds., Reading and the Victorians (reviewed by Rachel Ablow) 401 Breton, Rob. See...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703424–426 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.424
Published: 01 December 2015
... Victorian Literature in the School of English at the University of St Andrews, is the author of The Poet s Mind: The Psychology of Victorian Poetry 1830 1870 (2012). He is cur- rently working on three projects: an examination of the links between 424 medicine and the literary profession in the early...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703398–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.398
Published: 01 December 2015
... in the way we appreciate Romanticism s lasting impact on our own time. Alexander Dick University of British Columbia MATTHEW BRADLEY AND JULIET JOHN, eds., Read- ing and the Victorians. New York: Ashgate, 2015. Pp. xivþ 180. $109.95. So much has been written recently on the topic of Victorian reading...