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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2020) 75 (2): 159–183.
Published: 21 September 2020
... instead allows us to reexamine sexuality and quarantine in economic terms. Dickens chooses quarantine over other possible spaces of touch and confinement because it flags Tattycoram’s entry into the plot around these economics of circulation—the ability to profit from the movement rather than the...
Nineteenth-Century Literature (2019) 74 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2019
... thinking on love from his engagement with Plato to his own poetry and prose, this essay develops an alternate, non-Freudian genealogy of narcissism. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Percy Shelley narcissism Plato love sexuality A Genealogy of Narcissism: Percy...
Nineteenth-Century Literature (2008) 63 (2): 197–222.
Published: 01 September 2008
... reviewers, the novel's sole redeeming feature, Millicent supplies the novel with far more than local color. Instead, James seizes on a sexual persona already well established within literary naturalism and popular culture alike to explore a rival mode of insurrection to that more obviously offered elsewhere...