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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...
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...
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...
Nineteenth-Century Literature (2013) 67 (4): 490–519.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 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. © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 George Eliot Silas Marner surplus...
Nineteenth-Century Literature (2012) 66 (4): 494–530.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 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...