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By William Faulkner

The sequel to Faulkner's such a lot sensational novel Sanctuary, used to be written two decades later yet takes up the tale of Temple Drake 8 years after the occasions comparable in Sanctuary. Temple is now married to Gowan Stevens. The publication starts while the demise sentence is stated at the nurse Nancy for the homicide of Temple and Gowan's baby. In an try and keep her, Temple is going to determine the pass judgement on to admit her personal guilt. advised in part in prose, in part in play shape, Requiem for a Nun is a haunting exploration of the effect of the earlier at the current.

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At the same time, Howells is working out his own aesthetic programme within and against the values he attributes to Dickens, Hawthorne, and Eliot. qxd 22 ] 18/10/07 9:34 am Page 22 Phil's G4 Phil's G4:Users:phil:Public Philanthropy in British and American Fiction efforts of American economists to transform what they saw as the fatalism of earlier British economists. Howells’s work shores up this faith in the American economic system, as he turns to altruism as the means of mitigating the adverse effects of what he terms the ‘chance’ economy.

Stewart would later play a key role in transmitting and repackaging Smith’s ideas for a wider public. His Lectures on Political Economy (1855), delivered between 1800 and 1810 while he was serving as chair of moral philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, reached a wide and cosmopolitan body of students, some of whom went on to promote his ideas in the pages of the Edinburgh Review. 42 One of the consequences of Smith’s ambiguity is that it allowed revisionists in the century that followed to instantiate these polarities in response to disciplinary imperatives.

William Greg, ‘Political Economy’ (1865)2 Nineteenth-century philanthropic discourse takes shape among the contexts of political, social, and religious reform, economic thought, and the arts. My purpose in this chapter is to provide a historical and interpretive context for certain key terms within that discourse. The lexical history of three of these terms – sympathy, philanthropy, and altruism – ties them as part of a narrative of cultural transformation with specific implications for the dominant aesthetic regimes of the period.

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