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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2019) 74 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 June 2019
... sensibility into a modern, immanent, and secular narrative of mundane transcendence that undergirds his particular transcendentalism. Thoreau obfuscates the material modernity of the telegraph harp even as he rescripts its very materiality. His diction in passages about the telegraph harp implies a sort...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2012) 66 (4): 449–465.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of modernity. The combination of past and present that Pater posits in Lamb captures the modern consciousness first described in The Renaissance (1873); equally, Lamb also embodies Pater's “reserve,” the ruling tenet of Appreciations (1889). Lamb's centrality to Pater's particular concerns and critical...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2010) 65 (2): 141–165.
Published: 01 September 2010
... these intrusions would have been voiced or to Trollope's carefully constructed relationship to the interpretive community upon which his literary livelihood depended. Well aware that his novels would be read aloud to his Victorian audience, Trollope adopted a particularly "modern" approach to the questions...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2008) 63 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... While the modes of revolution contemplated by Hyacinth Robinson and his comrades in the Sun and Moon public house are revealed to be anachronistic and ineffectual, Millicent's canny manipulation of her sexuality supplies her with an alternative, effective, and unmistakably modern mode of transformation...