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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2023) 78 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Jamie Luis Parra Jamie Luis Parra, “The Desire for Lawlessness: Law, Freedom, and the Aesthetic in The Bondwoman’s Narrative ” (pp. 1–41) This essay begins by discussing Hannah Crafts’s engagement with the debates of the 1850s over the relationship between civic law and moral philosophy. In her...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2019) 74 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 December 2019
...John Owen Havard John Owen Havard, “‘What Freedom?’: Frankenstein , Anti-Occidentalism, and English Liberty” (pp. 305–331) “If he were vanquished,” Victor Frankenstein states of his monstrous creation in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818), “I should be a free man.” But he goes on: “Alas! what...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 71 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Hiroki Yoshikuni Hiroki Yoshikuni, “Kant with Bartleby: A Fate of Freedom” (pp. 37–63) This essay explores the problem of the “unaccountable” in Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener” (1856) in light of the Kantian idea of freedom. The lawyer-narrator declares his own inability to tell a story...