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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 176–196.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jonathan H. Grossman Critics have long conceded that the characters in A Tale of Two Cities are noticeably not fleshed out as individuals by the historical context of the French Revolution, and recently we have begun to figure out why: Dickens is depicting the French Revolution as a struggle to...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 77–103.
Published: 01 August 2007
... , Doris . The Libertine Colony: Creolization in the Early French Caribbean . Durham: Duke UP, 2005 . Geggus , David Patrick . Haitian Revolutionary Studies . Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2002 . Geggus , David Patrick , ed. The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 24–44.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Britain. Porter claims this despite the fact that "there was no English revolt to match [the French Revolution]" (9). The fact that England's revolution was bloodless implicitly grounds his claim that Enlightenment in Britain differed in significant ways from Enlightenment in NOVEL I...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- Domingue. Jeremy D. Popkin has published a translated selection from the novel under the title ‘‘The Story of the Last French Survivors in Saint-Domingue’’ in Facing Racial Revolution 363–66. 7 Originally published in the Journal de l’Empire in Paris in 1812; Mlle. de Palaiseau is ‘‘otherwise...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 52–76.
Published: 01 August 2007
... grandfather was an Englrslznznn, whose wife was Dutch, whose son married a French woman, and t~~lzosepresent four sons have now four wives of difierent nations (51, emphasis added). At this critical moment of defining the new Americans, Crirvecoeur in fact in- sisted on the new nation's...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... globe. It is in this context that this essay reads a recent novel, The German Mujahid , published (originally in French under the title Le village de l'Allemand, ou Le journal des frères Schiller ) in 2008 by Algerian author Boualem Sansal. Banned in Algeria but winner of the 2011 German Book Trade...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2014
... between making art and making history. Zhou discovered in Balzac a new consciousness of world history. As a triumph of realism, Balzac’s novels reflected a tendentious stance towardthe upheavals occurring in the wake of the French Revolution from 1816 to 1848. This turbulent era witnessed the inev...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Coundouriotis finds in the works of Zakes Mda, Nuruddin Farah, and Uwem Akpan. As opposed to Balzac's insistence on probability, a refusal to restore or redeem that made sense in the context of French embourgeoisement, the exigencies of postcolonial South Africa, Somalia, and West Africa call forth the...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Stalin's policy of “socialism in one country,” Sartre's identification of socialism with the French Résistance, and Lessing's pessimism regarding communism's viability as a response to the racial tensions in South Africa to Weiss's melancholic invocation of socialism's historical defeats in the 1930s and...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Nadeau, b. 1948, the French comic artist who illustrated for Egyptian newspapers in the mid-1970s). In an interview in March 2011, El Shafee remarked: Golo] is my patron, as they say in French Having encountered the work of the American comics guru R. Crumb in the 1980s when in his twenties he lived...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... traditional realist style of writing that characterizes more canonical French and English novels in favor of another kind of realism. This realism harnesses the truth claim that is implicit in the realist agenda as well as the communicative force of the novel to not only objectively render sociality reality...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 354–381.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Andrea Cabajsky In 1880, the French Canadian journalist and politician Frédéric Houde published his only novel, Le manoir mystérieux, ou les victimes de l'ambition , in the Montreal daily newspaper Le nouveau monde . Then Houde's novel seems to have disappeared from the public eye until 1913, when...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph Drury The dynamic structural model for the erotics of narrative in the eighteenth century was not l'homme moteur of Freud but l'homme machine of French philosopher Julien de la Mettrie. Set in this context, the narrative digressions symbolized by Corporal Trim's arabesque in Tristram Shandy...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 546–549.
Published: 01 November 2016
...David Simpson Verhoeven Wil , Americomania and the French Revolution Debate in Britain, 1789–1802 ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2013 ), pp. 397, cloth, $99.00 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 It is common knowledge that politicians and the press in Britain were...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2007
...DANIEL STOUT Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Works Cited Acton , John Emerich Edward Dalberg . Lectures on the French Revolution . London: Macmillan, 1910 . Arasse , Daniel . The Guillotine and the Terror . Trans. Christopher Miller. London: Penguin, 1989...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 May 2009
... following the French Revolution. Drawing on the theoretical writings of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guat- tari as well as Michel Foucault, Kramp situates Austen within a postrevolutionary dialogue on masculinity that emerged alongside the dominant cultural debates of the 1790s. Kramp focuses on three...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 August 2009
... revenant by which modern thought keeps finding itself surprised. Fanaticism acquires this modern form through the French Revolution. The revo- lutionary cataclysm, with its genesis of a politics of terror, completes a conceptual distinction (already under way in the Enlightenment) between the...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2013
... redemptive catastrophe that both Bleak House and The French Revolution display and am fully persuaded by Arac’s subtler, more comprehensive account: “Both books express the wish for apocalypse, but both ironically expose the hope for total transformation to reduc- tive laughter” (90, 93). Arac has...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Saturated in the radical-leaning tradi- tions of rational dissent pre-dating the French Revolution (the usual watershed for Romantic literary historians), Barbauld has no truck with politically freighted mythoses of origin or for the authority of forefathers. Nor does she imply a re- spect for the...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 328–352.
Published: 01 November 2000
...- chase and the interstate slave trade, French slave revolutions, and French and Spanish colonial family practices in Uncle Tom's Cabin. It is precisely by canvass- ing and then rejecting French colonial mores, in my view, that Stowe places slav- ery and slaves outside the moral confines of the...