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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. 2000; 552157–194 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903113
Published: 01 September 2000
... rhetoric of black and white antislavery writers alike, especially Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Lydia Maria Child, Wendell Phillips, and William Lloyd Garrison. Martineau's presentation of Toussaint made a black man central to the conception of what freed slaves might be...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 702194–220 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.2.194
Published: 01 September 2015
... American linguistic independence in words that Whitman would echo many times (p. 13). 28 [Anon The Anglo-Saxon Liberator, 1 January 1847, p. 2. 212 nineteenth-century literature and the abolitionist Edward Search, in an open letter to William Lloyd Garrison, asked the editor and his readers to envision...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 683292–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.3.292
Published: 01 December 2013
... advocating nonresistance as essential to the overthrow of oppression Douglass pleasantly surprised and deeply impressed [William Lloyd] Garrison Before the publication of his Narrative, however, Douglass had already begun to openly embrace the cause and implicitly endorse the methods of mutineers such as...
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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
... 1854 to the summer of 1855 was an intellectual watershed for Douglass, culminating in the publication of his second autobiography, which, accord- ing to biographer William S. McFeely, completed his very pub- lic, protracted, and quite ugly declaration of independence from William Lloyd Garrison s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 674457–489 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.67.4.457
Published: 01 March 2013
... next sentence, however, Dick- ens seems to temper his rage somewhat and adds, equivocally: We have no greater justification for being cruel to the miser- able object [the savage], than for being cruel to a WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE or an ISAAC NEWTON The Noble Savage p. 339). The qualifying sentence...
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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
... to it one paragraph at a time, surrounding citations with critical commentary, and then returning to the case from time to time to bolster further arguments and evidence.21 By 17 See [William Lloyd Garrison], Anti-Slavery Lecture III, Liberator, 17 May 1839; [Garrison], Anti-Slavery Lecture IV...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 62148–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.1.48
Published: 01 June 2007
... Gaskell s Mary Barton (1848), whose protagonists escape to Canada an es- cape that, as Raymond Williams has pointed out, hardly in- spires confidence in the solution of brotherhood that the nar- rator promulgates.1 The colonies also served to regulate second sons Rochesters and Magwitches whose wayward...
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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
... thirteen thousand copies in little more than a year.42 Gaskell may have attended one of Douglass s lectures during his tour of England from 1845 to 1847, and we know that her close friends Mary and William Howitt hosted Douglass and his American abolitionist patron Lloyd Garrison in their home, the Elms...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 5522903112 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903112
Published: 01 September 2000
... Emerson, Lydia Maria Child, Wendell Phillips, and William Lloyd Garrison. Martineau's presentation of Toussaint made a black man central to the conception of what freed slaves might be capable of accom- plishing, and it provided a crucial, if complicated, model for American writers. M E L I S S A S C H A...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2002; 572153–178 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2002.57.2.153
Published: 01 September 2002
... necessity [have rejected the peace terms offered by the Frenchif they had been men of com- mon sagacity for business, they must have acted in this man- 162 nineteenth-century l iter ature 20 Wordsworth, ÒConcerning the Convention of CintraÓ (1809), in The Prose Works of William Wordsworth, ed. W. J. B. Owen...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1994; 492264–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933989
Published: 01 September 1994
... miraculous escape, Stowe femi- nized the freedom narrative; with Uncle Tom's death she recast the sex roles in the bondage narrative" (p. 212). Hedrick's appreciation of Stowe's literary courage, however, does not prevent her from acknowl- edging Mrs. Stowe's guarded responses to William Lloyd Garrison and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 514474–499 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933856
Published: 01 March 1997
...Joseph R. McElrath,, Jr. William Dean Howells was sympathetic to African Americans. This is apparent not only in his fiction but in essays focusing on Paul Laurence Dunbar, Booker T. Washington, and Charles W. Chesnutt. All three typed the "sweetness" that Howells was delighted to find among...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1992; 464473–494 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933803
Published: 01 March 1992
... as William Lloyd Garrison, Theodore Weld, and Wendell Phillips reveled in sensational tales of Southern violence and drunkenness with special emphasis on sexual depravity. In a speech delivered in 1853, for example, Phillips told his audience that "the South is one great brothel, where half a million...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1984; 393358–361 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044815
Published: 01 December 1984
..., and Abbott Lawrence? If Charles H. Foster is right in saying Ahab is a portrait of Daniel Webster, is Alan Heimert right in saying that he is a portrait of John C. Calhoun, and Willie T. Weathers right in saying he is a portrait of William Lloyd Garrison? When benignly endorsing or not chal- lenging...