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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Transcendentalist Communities

Sterling F. Delano.

in The Oxford Handbook of Transcendentalism

April 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century). 5064 words.

This article is about the major similarities and differences between Brook Farm and Fruitlands, America's two celebrated utopian communities with roots in Transcendentalism. Accounts of...

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Introduction: Complicity, Community, and Critical Method

Michiel Heyns.

in Expulsion and the Nineteenth-Century Novel

December 1994; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 20891 words.

This book examines five central realist novels, in relation to one another and other works, hoping to demonstrate both the connectedness and the dissimilarity of the dynamics of novelistic...

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A Community of Interest: The Golden Bowl

Michiel Heyns.

in Expulsion and the Nineteenth-Century Novel

December 1994; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 18197 words.

The Golden Bowl owes much of its elusiveness to this bewildering disorientation of language, consistently subverting that community of meaning premissed on the fiction of...

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“To The Great Ends Of Liberty And Power”: Community And The Problem Of Sovereignty In Wordsworth's Prelude

Kir Kuiken.

in Imagined Sovereignties

May 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 18607 words.

This chapter explores how William Wordsworth, in his epic autobiographical poem the Prelude, explores the relation between the imagination of the autonomous subject, and its entrance into...

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William Morris and the Idea of Community

Anna Vaninskaya.

October 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 240 pages.

The great polymath William Morris and his contemporaries and followers — from H. Rider Haggard to H. G. Wells — are the focus of this study, which draws upon a wide array of primary...

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A Divided Community: Fanny Price and the Readers of Mansfield Park

Michiel Heyns.

in Expulsion and the Nineteenth-Century Novel

December 1994; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 16965 words.

Mary Crawford's expulsion constitutes a simplified model of scapegoating, whereby the narrative requirement of closure demands the exclusion of such characters as threaten the desired...

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Jones Very: A Poet's Zeal

David Dowling.

in Emerson's Protégés

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 12388 words.

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of romantic poet Jones Very, as well as Very's embodiment of a radical sense of the poet's social role. More specifically, it...

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Background, Histories, and Myths

Sarah Houghton-Walker.

in Representations of the Gypsy in the Romantic Period

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 15768 words.

This chapter draws on a wide range of resources, from Parliamentary Acts (including Enclosure and Witchcraft Acts) to Old Bailey transcripts of the trial of Mary Squires and Elizabeth...

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The ‘gift’ of work: labour, narrative and community in the novels of Sarah Scott

Jennie Batchelor.

in Women's Work

July 2010; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 16575 words.

This chapter examines Sarah Scott's early fiction and its implications for midcentury political, economic and philanthropic debates about the moral and economic functions of women's work....

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The Art of Chaos: Community and African American Literary Traditions

John Ernest.

in The Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century American Literature

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 7661 words.

This article examines African American literary traditions during the nineteenth century. It suggests that African American literary history of this time is often taken to be a rather...

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Dickens Studies

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

January 2000; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 49 words.

an American ‘scholarly periodical dedicated to serving a growing international community of Dickens students’. Following the death of its founder,

Trollope, Beatrice (1853–81)

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

January 1999; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 169 words.

Only child of Thomas Adolphus Trollope and his first wife Theodosia, she was noted among the British community in

Oliphant, Mrs Margaret (1828–97)

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

January 1999; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 260 words.

author of almost 100 novels, notably her seven-part series ‘The Chronicles of Carlingford’ (1863–76), whose clergy and village community reflect,

Blagden, Isa (Isabella) (?1818–73)

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

January 1999; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 175 words.

Well-known among the British expatriate community of artists and writers in Florence, daughter of an Englishman and an Indian

Nussey, Mercy Mary (1801–86)

Christine Alexander.

in The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 105 words.

sister of Ellen *Nussey. In early life associated with the *Gomersal *Moravian community, she was afterwards admitted to the Single Sisters' Moravian house, Fairfield, near Manchester. By...

Introduction

Anna Vaninskaya.

in William Morris and the Idea of Community

October 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 3371 words.

This introductory chapter discusses the concept of ‘community’. It examines this concept in the context of the late-Victorian mass-market romance. The discussion takes a look at the fin de...

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Dickens Studies

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

(1965–9)

an American ‘scholarly periodical dedicated to serving a growing international community of Dickens students’. Following the death of its founder, Noel C. Peyrouton, the...

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Mercy Mary Nussey

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

(1801–86)

sister of Ellen Nussey. In early life associated with the Gomersal Moravian community, she was afterwards admitted to the Single Sisters' Moravian house, Fairfield, near...

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Shamans and Superstitions: ‘The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere’

Tim Fulford.

in Romantic Indians

January 2006; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 4107 words.

This chapter provides a close reading of Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, in the context of Coleridge's arguments about superstition and belief in indigenous communities, and in the...

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Knowing Before Loving

Nancy Yousef.

in Romantic Intimacy

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 9002 words.

Chapter Two examines how Jean-Jacques Rousseau's romantic fiction and utopian social theory expose and seek to redress the epistemic contradictions of sentimentalism. Designed to ensure...

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