This articles seeks to recover a lost visual device proposed in 1812 by the English traveller and materialist philosopher John "Walking" Stewart, and to explore how the imaginary apparatus participated in a prevailing intellectual climate of ambivalence to which Keats's imagination was particularly ...
Mr. Brooke fails to become an elected political representative, but he nevertheless functions as a representative of Middlemarch society’s dominant mode of abstraction. Brooke’s comic idiom of “that sort of thing,” “that kind of thing,” and other variations of the word “thing” may be ...
This article examines Jean Paul's partially fictionalized "Leipzig" lectures at the end of his Vorschule der Aesthetik, asking as to how Jean Paul reflects on literary criticism’s movement across print and oral forms of presentation. Situating the Vorschule against the backdrop of Romantic ...
Oscar Wilde. The Picture of Dorian Gray. Ed. Andrew Elfenbein. New York: Longman, 2007: ISBN: 0-321-42713-0. Price: US$8.40 Robert Louis Stevenson. Joseph Conrad and Mary Shelley Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde, The Secret Sharers, and Transformation: Three Tales of Doubles. Eds. Susan J. Wolfson and Barry V. Qualls. New York: Longman, 2009. ISBN: 0-321-41561-2: Price: US$8.40