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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2020) 74 (4): 502–534.
Published: 31 March 2020
... economic model of individualism to include women. By joining the aristocratic Californiana with American liberalism, Atherton transforms California’s history of capitalist development into a romance in which the creation of new markets generates not only profits, but the New Woman as well. In Atherton’s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 71 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 June 2016
... by inclinations in nature but is independent from it. But, pointing out that this construction of Bartleby is based on unaccountableness that ends up in nothing but the modern notion of individualism or subjectivity, which is not freedom as such but a fantasy of freedom, I argue that Bartleby destroys precisely...