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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Charlotte Yonge The Daisy Chain chronicle Victorian novel Cheaper by the Dozen After the individual had been liberated in principle from the rusty chains of guild, hereditary status, and church, the quest for independence continued to the point where individuals . . . wanted also...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
... reduction of character to idiomatic stereotypes with the author as master ventriloquist. More importantly, it led the way to the reinvention of the novel's acoustics. If traditionally subjugated by the domineering visual aesthetics of formal realism, which reduced voice to a rescindable soundtrack chained...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of everydayness. They also do so to make a proto-feminist point about the stultifying effects of domestic labor. “[T]hese characters,” Ward argues, “develop recursively in order to eradicate, rather than develop, interiority. Lack of interiority here is not a failure of aesthetics; The Daisy Chain shows...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 310–314.
Published: 01 August 2021
... education. The theme of educational testing extends the range of Lee's texts not only to Charlotte Brontë's Villette and Anthony Trollope's The Three Clerks but also to Frederic Farrar's Julian Home , Charlotte Yonge's The Daisy Chain , Fanny Fern's Ruth Hall , and in due course, to civil service...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 137–142.
Published: 01 August 2020
... chronicles like Charlotte Mary Yonge's The Daisy Chain (1856) or Louisa May Alcott's Little Women (1868–69) shows this popular genre doing something quite similar at the level of narrative form. Where such novels as Jane Eyre (1847), David Copperfield (1850), and Jude the Obscure (1894–95) came up...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 121–143.
Published: 01 May 2007
... he can explain to himself. His thoughts interrupt each other, but we can see either an internal causal chain or an external reason for the interruption. Perowne rejects Daisy's claim that literary genius inheres in detail, but (in an- other hint of hermeneutic suspicion) his own...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 202–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
... imagines at the end of the novel and Henry himself reinforces, for him, his view of the continuity and cumulative nature of scientific discovery. Conceptually, he is linked to that other doctor by an internal chain of discovery, theory, and practice that conceives of scientific knowledge as special...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 444–460.
Published: 01 November 2021
...). A sign is therefore part of a “contextual chain” mediated by a “spacing” that allows for “its extraction and grafting,” its quotation or use in another context (317). Importantly, this ability of the sign to signify outside of its original context—which is obvious in the case of writing—is also a feature...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 November 2020
... for reassembling a two-hundred-year-old mechanical duck; their second daughter gets into trouble for shoplifting “a silver chain, a chain that is not even real silver” (167); and when Paul visits the Jokić residence to confront Marijana regarding the forgery and the missing photograph, Costello, who accompanies...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 235–253.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., “the constant interest and intercourse that had linked the far island and these scattered farms into a golden chain of love and dependence” (452). What might be thought of as a native information economy regulates the autopoiesis of the town, its ability to reproduce and maintain itself; indeed, it patterns its...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2023
... isn't nearby. After giving Washington the files he uses to break his chains on the Creole , Listwell says to himself, “Farewell! farewell! brave and true man!” and then he “los[es] no time in completing his business” in Virginia (41). The four scenes that make up The Heroic Slave encode...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 351–373.
Published: 01 November 2003
..." sentimentalist. Yet that act of exposure is specifically what the paradoxes of the term "sentimental" imply cannot be done, since naming or de- nouncing a "real" or "closet" sentimentalist only adds one more link to a poten- tially endless chain? Waugh, I suggest, runs up against precisely this paradox...