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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2024) 79 (1): 32–58.
Published: 01 June 2024
...Daniel S. Malachuk Daniel S. Malachuk, “Sympathy and Pride in George Eliot’s Fiction” (pp. 32–58) Sympathy’s undisputed champion, George Eliot, has also long been associated with modern liberalism’s aspiration to inclusion. In her fiction, though, Eliot reaches conclusions more aligned...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2023) 78 (2): 87–113.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in Manuscript” (1835) and “Earth’s Holocaust” (1844). While the former borrows from his own life experiences, the latter presents a cataclysmic vision of the destruction of all literature. Yet Hawthorne does not offer a typical lament—based in liberal ideologies of the progress of knowledge and the sanctity...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2020) 75 (2): 133–158.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Sukanya Banerjee Sukanya Banerjee, “Writing Bureaucracy, Bureaucratic Writing: Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit , and Mid-Victorian Liberalism” (pp. 133–158) In its famed representation of the Circumlocution Office, Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit (1857) is widely recognized as satirizing bureaucracy...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2020) 75 (2): 207–238.
Published: 21 September 2020
... recognized and infractions responded to humanely—but toward a way of thinking that stands outside the liberal logics of exchange (of action and consequence, of sin and redemption, of debt and repayment) that animate both social critique and social reform. Rather than a reformist text, Little Dorrit ’s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2019) 74 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 December 2019
... freedom? such as the peasant enjoys when his family have been massacred before his eyes, his cottage burnt, his lands laid waste, and he is turned adrift, homeless, pennyless, and alone, but free.” Victor’s circumstances approximate the deracinated subject of an emergent economic liberalism, while looking...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 71 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 June 2016
... within liberal society: the conflict between market distinction and social equality. Focusing on honor as a sign for both qualities might thus reveal Wordsworth’s poetry as a register for the influence—and impasses—of liberal politics on European aesthetics. © 2016 by The Regents of the University...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2014) 69 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Anat Rosenberg Anat Rosenberg, “Liberal Anguish: Wuthering Heights and the Structures of Liberal Thought” (pp. 1–25) After decades of sustained academic critiques along established lines, liberalism has recently attracted renewed evaluations. These readings treat complexity as inherent...