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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 309–312.
Published: 01 September 1978
...W. F. AXTON NEWSOM ROBERT. New York: Columbia University Press, 1977. xiv + 173 pp. $12.00. Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 THOMAS LOCKWOOD 309 myself out of breath and unable to follow the argument much past the gen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 312–314.
Published: 01 September 1978
... of the syntactical structure of figurative language and the rhetorical structure of narrative and descriptive passages. Some of that is done very well by Newsom, but largely in relation to characterization. Then too, Newsom approaches Dickens’s subversive methods from the perspective of Freud’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 306–309.
Published: 01 September 1978
... University of Washington Dickens on the Romantic Side of Familiar Things: “Bleak House” and the Novel Tradition. By ROBERTNEWSOM. New York: Columbia University Press, 1977. xiv i-173 pp. $12.00. In his brief monograph Robert Newsom addresses the single most impor- tant critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 220–235.
Published: 01 June 1970
.... Newsome and then repudiate that mission is the contemporary Paris of the end of the nineteenth century. Nevertheless, through the portrayal of Strether’s consciousness, James gives his most memorable expression of a character’s efforts to regain the world of a past age now all but superseded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 1967
.... Scott, “A Protest Against the James Vogue,” CE, XI11 (1952), 200. ROBERT C. McLEAN 451 own “one presentable little scrap of an identity” (p. 52) is his name on Mrs. Newsome’s green journal: “He was Lambert Strether because he was on the cover, whereas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 414–425.
Published: 01 September 1965
... the process of self-discovery which is the theme of the book and which culminates only with his decision to return to America. The code-values of Woollett, adumbrated by the unseen presence of Mrs. Newsome, are perhaps best stated, actually, by Sarah Pocock in her indignant encounter with her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 377–379.
Published: 01 December 1960
... is comically different from its effect on James’s Chad Newsome. Yet the conditions which initially stimu- late the desire for Paris are not so sharply dissimilar as to make a look at both unprofitable. “Sophia rejects intense experience because she loves orderliness and does not have the stomach...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 355–358.
Published: 01 September 1991
.... Newsome, whose “Cartesian method,” as Posnock calls it (p. 225), “doesn’t admit surprises.” MILLICENTBELL Boston University Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault. By JONATHAN DOLLIMORE. Oxford: Clarendon, 1991. x...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 352–355.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., ultimately, with Mrs. Newsome, whose “Cartesian method,” as Posnock calls it (p. 225), “doesn’t admit surprises.” MILLICENTBELL Boston University Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault. By JONATHAN DOLLIMORE. Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 92–96.
Published: 01 March 1978
...- 115 pp. Y 1,600. Newsom, Robert. Dickens on the Romantic Side of Familiar Things: “Bleak House” and the Novel Tradition. New York: Columbia University Press, 1977. xiv + 173 pp. $12.00. Niven, Alastair. D. H. Lawrence: The Novels. Cambridge, London, New York: Cam- bridge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 448–461.
Published: 01 September 1965
... is finally a co- hesive, comprehensive work of art. One of the more remarkable aspects of stylization in The Cave is the structural, metaphorical, thematic figure of Jasper Harrick, a non- character almost in the same sense that James’s Mrs. Newsome of The Ambassadors is a non-character. His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 263–277.
Published: 01 September 1992
... and fiction as well as the special properties of fictional belief, see Robert Newsom, A Likely Story: Probability and Phy in Fiction (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1988). 268 RISE OF THE NOVEL was the primary impulse behind the rise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 272–288.
Published: 01 September 1974
... oblique method of presenting Adam Verver. Except for a very few authorial descriptions, Adam is accessible through the Prince (volume I), through Maggie (volume Z), indirectly through Charlotte, and to a de- gree through Fanny Assingham. One remembers Mrs. Newsome in The Ambassadors, who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 241–262.
Published: 01 September 1984
..., Dowel1 and Ashburnham, Strether and Chad Newsome, Nick Carraway and Gatsby, Lily Briscoe and Mrs. Ramsay, among many other instances, provide variants on this form. In place of a conventional romantic tie, these characters are bound through relations of iden- tification and opposition...