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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the political dimensions of Austen’s fictions were fading to obscurity, Gaskell drew on Austen’s portrayal of domestic relationships to underscore their relevance to “public” problems. On this view, the Austenian courtship plot does not contain political anxieties so much as animate them, with the logic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (4): 443–476.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of the Olden Time”: Revisions of the Regency in the Construction of Victorian Domestic Fiction Tamara S. Wagner roliferating from the mid-1820s to the mid-1840s and then rapidly Pdeclining, the “silver-fork” or “fashionable” novel has often been dismissed as a mere bridge between early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2019
... writer and a feminist critic. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 Nancy Armstrong Michel Foucault feminist criticism D esire and Domestic Fiction took Jane Eyre away from me. That was disappointing. In the wake of Nancy Armstrong’s anatomization of that novel’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2019
... at the 2018 Modern Language Association annual meeting. These pieces vividly demonstrate that Nancy Armstrong’s first book, Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel , published by Oxford University Press in 1987, continues to inspire live thought. Armstrong’s book has provoked ongoing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ian Duncan Abstract Trained on the history of the novel in English, Nancy Armstrong’s Desire and Domestic Fiction also illuminates continental European developments. Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship , the prototype of the nineteenth-century “novel of development” (bildungsroman), forms itself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Deidre Lynch Abstract This essay highlights the role that Enlightenment conjectural histories and liberal concepts of contractual exchange play in Nancy Armstrong’s revisionist description of the rise of the novel. It urges scholars of the novel to follow the example of Desire and Domestic Fiction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2019
...—both practical and abstract—on which criticism depends. Desire and Domestic Fiction , which focuses on the rewriting of the political and economic as the personal, offers a powerful lens for examining this process. Copyright © 2019 by University of Washington 2019 criticism institutions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 March 2019
... occurred to me that someone would make a case for Desire and Domestic Fiction (Armstrong 1987 ) as the topic of that inaugural session. I am grateful that they did. DDF was—as they say of womanhood itself—both a blessing and a curse. To become its author, I had to arrive at the right place (Wayne...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 241–245.
Published: 01 June 1995
... American worricn’s domestic fiction. Tate sticceeds definitively by recontipring the original cultural context of the initial readers of elcvcn ex tan t post- Rec o n st r ii c ti o n n ove 1s and by d i ffe re 11 ti ati n g t h c inI I c h - rnaligned sentimental tradition to which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 491–515.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of finding and keeping household help—and advocates the eradication of private kitchens, offering a complex and problematic account of a constellation of social problems that galvanized white Progressives. Ultimately, Gilman leverages her fiction to resolve the conflict between women’s domestic labor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... after the original circumstances for their publication had disappeared” (225). In other words, they had transcendent, possibly even universal, significance. John Bender’s Imagining the Penitentiary and, albeit indirectly, Nancy Armstrong’s Desire and Domestic Fiction (both 1987) presumed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Adam Barrows The fantasy of turning back the clock by journeying eastward across what we today call the International Date Line appears in the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne, Rudyard Kipling, and James Joyce, all of whom create characters who make, or contemplate making, such time-defying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 207–220.
Published: 01 June 1995
... of mag- azine writers declares theirs the product of a community effort. Novels are often authored anonymously as well. Moreover, in Gilmore’s account domestic fiction becomes the repository of a “residual” con- tent, “an echo of the republican past,” which it reworks for a nine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 March 1995
... obvious signs of this discursive activity. “Literature . . . exposes the processes that construct and position subjects” (Scott, 797). My reading of nineteenthcentury domestic fiction suggests that as political and social information came to be located outside the author and her writing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 297–319.
Published: 01 September 1994
... rather too neatly reproduces the ideological rela- tion between center and periphery exposed in the critique of imperialism. Realism, proximate and metonymically dense, comprises the mainstream genre of domestic fiction, while empire lies in the backwaters of romance. The equation between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
... a Narratological Analysis of Illustrated Serial Fiction in the 1860s,” Victorian Studies 51 (2008): 66. Wagner Repackaging Sensational Finance 55 As the self-positioning of Victorian popular novelists in the liter- ary marketplace attests, the modes of sensation and the domestic were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 199–204.
Published: 01 June 1987
.... ENGLISH Allott, Miriam, and Robert H. Super (editors). Matthew Arnold. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, Oxford Authors, 1986. xxxi + 616 pp. $34.00, cloth; $13.95, paper. Armstrong, Nancy. Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel. New York and Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 491–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
... domestic emphases or Eco’s medieval setting—which in this context are “noise”—would lower the probability of detective fiction to 20 percent. 4 That is the prediction assigned to Doris Lessing’s Grass Is Singing , a narrative of interracial murder in Rhodesia that at least one Africanist (Asong 2012...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 457–474.
Published: 01 December 1997
... political concerns cast on tyrannical and unequal domestic relationships; I argue that Smith intends the parallels to work both ways. 2.5 Nancy Armstrong, Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel (New York: Oxford University Press, ig87), 25. z6 Mathias, The Pursuits...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 1993
... md dTle h”III GdhWe md PlrO@2.MIl Sat BrOWlUl versity. Amstrong is author of Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History ofthe Novel (n 987). Temeanltaouse is author of Power on &pislbZuy: The Politics of Shake@eare’s Genres (n986).They have UXD~U~%BOThe Hmugimry Puritan...