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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 (2019) 74 (3): 360–387.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ilana M. Blumberg Ilana M. Blumberg, “Sympathy or Religion? George Eliot and Christian Conversion” (pp. 360–387) This essay argues that a postsecular moment requires our return to George Eliot to consider anew the relations between religion and secularity. Looking at her early works, in particular...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2017) 72 (3): 338–373.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Deborah Shapple Spillman Deborah Shapple Spillman, “All That Is Solid Turns into Steam: Sublimation and Sympathy in George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss ” (pp. 338–373) This essay argues that steam and its gaseous properties in George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss (1861) represent capital’s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2017) 72 (2): 135–160.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jennifer Deren Jennifer Deren, “Revolting Sympathies in Mary Shelley’s The Last Man ” (pp. 135–160) Building on recent scholarship that explores Mary Shelley’s advocacy for sympathy in The Last Man (1826), this essay traces the complexity of interpersonal and reader-text relations as they play out...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2013) 67 (4): 490–519.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and repeating cycles of human experience, George Eliot offers a historically relevant fable of moral progress dependent on the abstractions common to material exchange, social sympathy, and narrative itself. Stealing the Parson s Surplice / the Person s Surplus: Narratives of Abstraction and Exchange...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2012) 66 (4): 494–530.
Published: 01 March 2012
... or conflictual encounter, rather than on identity, enables the overcoming of the identity paradigm's denial of otherness, and grounds a productive sympathy capable of informing ethical action. © 2012 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission...