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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. 2004; 593372–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2004.59.3.372
Published: 01 December 2004
... involuntary, in which he acts automatically, and over which the will has but limited power or none at all. 16 In his John Norton narratives Moore couples Victorian psychology s interest in states of double consciousness with the emerging sexologist concern with family history.17 In the very year that A Mere...
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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
..., philosophical, political, and literary texts; theories of myth; shifting discourses of psychology; impassioned debates about the evidentiary force of photography; and the shifting cultural meaning of tattoos. Victorian Skin stands not only as testimony to skin s capacity to orga- nize, if not always to envelop...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744550–553 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.550
Published: 31 March 2020
... Victorian scholars, offering as it does a lucid picture of a fascinating countertradition of the novel. Tracing a tendency in writing of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries to consider the social less in terms of an aggre- gate of individuals with psychological depth and more in terms of social...
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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
... discovered for us. Cristin Ellis University of Mississippi PAMELA K. GILBERT, Victorian Skin: Surface, Self, History. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. Pp. xiv þ 434. $49.95. Titling Pamela K. Gilbert s monograph Victo- rian Skin is something like calling Homer s Odyssey the itinerary of a cruise: it...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744502–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.502
Published: 31 March 2020
..., Atherton and the New Woman, Ph.D. diss., Yale Univ., 1971. 6 See Carroll Smith-Rosenberg, Disorderly Conduct: Visions of Gender in Victorian Amer- ica (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985), p. 245. 7 Martha H. Patterson, Beyond the Gibson Girl: Reimagining the American New Woman, 1895 1915 (Urbana and Chicago...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 6311–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.1.1
Published: 01 June 2008
... coveted and surprisingly mobile sum of money, ££14,000, whose nominal amount and vicissitudes reflect aspects of the larger Victorian economy. It is the ““one point”” toward which action and interests converge. Hard Cash captures a structure of feeling at mid-century, a sense of what it feels like to be...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743403–406 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.403
Published: 01 December 2019
... primary concerns not in the Victorian psychological realism with which one often associates the genre, but with the problem of cultivating an audience. This chapter offers an extensive catalog of Victorian dramatic mono- logues, including works by Felicia Hemans, Tennyson, W. E. Aytoun, Augusta Webster...
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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
... suggest here that what we have construed as sympathy over recent decades of critical reading may be more intelligible if we read it as grace, thus leaving us to reassess the extent to which major mid-Victorian intellectuals sought to conceive a post-Christian ethics. © 2019 by The Regents of the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742276–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.276
Published: 01 September 2019
... psychological afterlife of Victorian sensation fiction. ELISHA COHN, Associate Professor of English at Cornell University, is the author of Still Life: Suspended Development in the Victorian Novel (2016). Her essay No insignificant creature : Thomas Hardy s Eth- ical Turn appeared in Nineteenth-Century...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742167–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.167
Published: 01 September 2019
... Victorian Culture (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1993), pp. 101 5; Audrey Jaffe, Vanishing Points: Dickens, Narrative, and the Subject of Omniscience (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1991), p. 127; and James Eli Adams, Reading with Buzfuz: Dickens, Sexuality, Interrogation, in Contemporary Dickens, ed...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 742199–223 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.2.199
Published: 01 September 2019
...-Victorian Divorce Law Reform, villette 203 By the mid nineteenth century, perhaps the most sedimen- tary and stubbornly entrenched form of comparative national- ism in England involved its rivalry with France, as centuries of strife had cemented a sense of rigid national difference between the two countries...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 74187–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.1.87
Published: 01 June 2019
... These writings do more than illuminate the relation between a pair of Victorian novelists who both worked for Blackwood s Publishing but had strikingly different careers. They map out a model of influence that is not deterministic but instead addresses historical conditions, the proximity of authors...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734576–578 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.576
Published: 01 March 2019
... Psychology of Victorian Buddhism and Rudyard Kipling s Kim 227 LaPorte, Charles, and Sebastian Lecourt. Introduction: Nineteenth-Century Literature, New Religious Movements, and Secularization 147 Lecourt, Sebastian. See LaPorte, Charles, and Sebastian Lecourt Leuner, Kirstyn. Novel Technologies: The...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733418–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.418
Published: 01 December 2018
... romantic passion.) The book s main charge beyond its deep research, strong argumentation, and crystalline prose comes from its rebellion against Freudian and Foucauldian orthodoxies. In her insistence that sex is not the only desire that counts and that Victorian women (and men) made choices about marriage...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 733293–325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.3.293
Published: 01 December 2018
... Sebastian Lecourt, Cultivating Belief: Victorian Anthropology, Liberal Aesthetics, and the Secular Imagination (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2018). 10 Tomoko Masuzawa, The Invention of World Religions; Or, How European Universalism Was Preserved in the Language of Pluralism (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press...
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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; 732187–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.2.187
Published: 01 September 2018
... scholarship. Ultimately, though a product of the early twentieth century, From Ritual to Romance helps us recognize not only unfamiliar disciplinary histories, but also Victorian-era narratives about religion other than secularization. In works such as Weston’s, modernization is not defined by a decline of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 731119–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.119
Published: 01 June 2018
... make a difference (p. 228). And because of what was an especially free slippage back and forth between all of these connotations in the Victorian period, Hartley argues that to chart a conversation around interest is to chart ideas about democracy, the beautiful, and the public good, and ultimately...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 731130–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.130
Published: 01 June 2018
... others in chapter 2. Raphael is an invisible presence in almost all of Browning s painter-poems (p. 88), a reference point for conflicted intersections between Chris- tianity, sensuality, and market forces that the Victorians understood to define Raphael s time and their own (p. 89). This sensitivity...