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The Military Man, the Analysand, and the Queer in A Friend from England (1987)

Peta Mayer

in Misreading Anita Brookner: Aestheticism, Intertextuality and the Queer Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620597
eISBN:
9781789629927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620597.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes key discourses of Romantic masculinity to reimagine the relationship between female friends in A Friend from England (1987) and excavates three queer nineteenth-century narratives ... More


First Life—and then Fame: Gendered Cityscapes In

Matthew L. Reznicek

in The European Metropolis: Paris and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781942954323
eISBN:
9781786944320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954323.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Katherine Cecil Thurston’s 1910 novel, Max, explores the bohemian Paris of the fin-de-siècle through the eyes of a young artist newly arrived from Russia. This young man is, however, actually a young ... More


Queen Cotton: Smuggling and the Exigencies of Citizenship during the Civil War

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

in Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter studies the language of President Lincoln’s naval blockade of Southern ports on April 19, 1861, which frames the South as a “rebellious state” and severely limits the lawful commercial ... More


Old Tales and New

Wayne Franklin

in James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108057
eISBN:
9780300135008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108057.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines James Fenimore Cooper's work on the novel The Pilot. It suggests that the novel was inspired by Walter Scott's The Pirate and that his work on this novel was an indirect effort ... More


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