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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Duke University Press 2019 emotional labor Victorian novel migration minor characters Charlotte Brontë “As if one could let you alone, when you are so peculiar and so mysterious! . . . But are you anybody?” persevered [Ginevra] . . . “Yes,” I said, “I am a rising character: once an old...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2009
... which the supernatural is pivotal to the novels’ respective realist projects—Scott’s Waverley, Eliot’s Silas Marner, and Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre—and where to speak of the supernatural as alien to and disruptive of the novels’ realism is to read the individual texts, and literary realism...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 161–162.
Published: 01 May 2009
... succeeds in representing a world of information, a world that includes and informs the literary field. Succeeding chapters offer less clutter, resolving for the most part into close readings of canonical fictions. Chapters 2 and 7, for instance, respectively read Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 502–504.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this book makes a strong argument to this effect. In Gilbert's hands, Jane Austen and George Cukor are masters of visual sophistication, and Charles Dickens and Frank Capra are both wizards at going beyond the reaches of censorship, while Charlotte Brontë and Elia Kazan are artists of passion under...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 November 2012
... . New York : Macmillan , 1976 . Briggs Asa . Victorian Things . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1989 . Bronfen Elisabeth . Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity, and the Aesthetic . Manchester : Manchester UP , 1992 . Brontë Charlotte Brontë Emily . The Belgian...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 323–327.
Published: 01 August 2013
... century understood child play as paideia, a beneficial and necessary form of work in the child’s preparation for adulthood. This is how Elizabeth Gaskell describes Charlotte Brontë’s childhood, for example. Child play produces the adult, but against this definition of play, Emily Brontë presents...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 423–430.
Published: 01 November 2009
... his imagination and say farewell” (246). However, while this final sen- tence owes nothing to Dickens, it recalls—and, as with the last borrowings from Bleak House, not only recalls, but in its very sunniness also perverts—the famously perverse ending of Charlotte Brontë’s Villette, where...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 398–402.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Shuttleworth on Charlotte Brontë and the psyche, and Jenny Bourne Taylor on Wilkie Collins and the nerves, beside a plethora of newer books by Nicholas Dames, Jill Matus, Adela Pinch, Vanessa Ryan , Kay Young, and others, as well as provocative analyses of narrative and the brain by Lisa Zunshine, Patrick...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 504–510.
Published: 01 November 2009
... face of humanity while the other becomes the dead hand of inhumanity. Why this should be is a question to which I will return at the end of the essay. Charlotte Brontë’s Villette is an instructive text for our purposes because it is so profoundly associated with visual mirroring and...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... (1861) and Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847). At the same time, her inroads into the sensa- tional enable her to underscore the standoff between legal and moral authority that trammeled the lives of Victorian women. Between the lines of Oliphant’s anti- sensational rhetoric, I read a nuanced...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 483–487.
Published: 01 November 2011
... chapter finds similar instances of the sentimental possibilities of shipping news in novels as varied as Jane Austen’s Persuasion, Charlotte Brontë’s Villette, Elizabeth Gaskell’s Sylvia’s Lovers, and Charlotte Mary Yonge’s The Heir of Redclyffe, showing how frequently this device found its way into...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... . 105 – 17 . Rylance Rick . Victorian Psychology and British Culture, 1850–1880 . New York : Oxford UP , 2000 . Schor Hilary M. Dickens and the Daughter of the House . New York : Cambridge UP , 1999 . Shuttleworth Sally . Charlotte Brontë and Victorian Psychology...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 152–156.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Thackeray, Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Charlotte Brontë, Eliot, Gustave Flaubert, Margaret Oliphant, and Hardy. The affiliation could commend or condemn, depending on whether the critic saw the precise rendering of humble subjects as advancing or degrading art. For Walter Scott, Austen’s novels...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 151–155.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Gone (2001) and Ursula K. LeGuin's Lavinia (2008)—rewritings of Charlotte Brontë, William Shakespeare, Margaret Mitchell, and Virgil, respectively. The tactic of writing back to the canonical forebear has consolidated itself since the heady days of the metafictional 1960s and the multicultural 1980s...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 284–289.
Published: 01 August 2009
... conversation touches on Wil- liam Thackeray, Charles Dickens, and Charlotte Brontë, but also on Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Lowell, all of whom are already read by the London literary elite. Indeed, so familiar are these authors that their reputa- tion extends beyond the elite...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 329–337.
Published: 01 November 2017
... heart of thinking about the nineteenth-century British novel: Charlotte Brontë's novel printed in full occupied far more pages than anything else in the first edition of The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women (1985), edited by Gilbert and Gubar. Yet Gilbert and Gubar's book is not exclusively...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Upward Mobility and the Common Good (2007). dianne f. sadoff is professor of English at Rutgers University and author of Monsters of Affection: Dickens, Brontë, and Eliot on Fatherhood (1982), Sciences of the Flesh: Representing Body and Subject in Psy- choanalysis (1998), and Victorian Vogue...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... together achieve involvement with one another through the realm of ideas—and with the realm of ideas through one another. Rather than the “audible thinking” that Charlotte Brontë idealizes as the acme of conversation at the end of Jane Eyre, Mill has in mind a permanently mediated interplay between...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Eliot, Charlotte Brontë and Elizabeth Gaskell.) The recurring narratives by which feminist theory and activism reinscribe the dual projects of deconstructing women and of building the identities of women repeat and are repeated by the feminist literary programs of critique and gynocriticism...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... Works Cited Barker Clare , and Murray Stuart . “ Disabling Postcolonialism .” Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies 4 . 3 ( 2010 ): 219 – 36 . Bender Todd K. Literary Impressionism in Jean Rhys, Ford Madox Ford, Joseph Conrad, and Charlotte Brontë . New York...