Nineteenth-Century Prose

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 2, Fall

A Report on "Matthew Arnold and Victorian Culture: An International Conference," April 15-17, 1993
The first major conference devoted to Matthew Arnold scholarship since the Centennial Conference held at Liverpool University in 1988 was organized by Roger Brooks, director of the Armstrong Browning Library on the campus of Baylor University, Waco,...
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Dividing by Zero: Mathematics, Irony and Dialectic in Carlyle's "Fraction of Life"
Although Thomas Carlyle's correspondence often seems to dismount the effect of his mathematical training on his later literary career, (1) some of his most famous images in works such as Sartor Resartus rely heavily on mathematical ideas. Often, however,...
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Recovering the Victorian Periodical
Patricia Anderson, The Printed Image and the Transformation of Popular Culture 1790-1860 (Oxford UP--Clarendon Press, 1991), 211 pp., $59.00 cloth. Linda K. Hughes and Michael Lund, The Victorian Serial (UP of Virginia, 1991), 448 pp., $42.50 cloth....
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