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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 290–296.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Margaret Cohen From Ian Watt's reading of Robinson Crusoe , novel critics valuing realism as the highest expression of the form have tried to domesticate adventure fiction and the rambling dispositions of its protagonists. In contrast, this essay argues that such rambling explores a foundational...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Knowledge: The Victorians, Morality, and the March of Intellect . Durham: Duke UP, 2001 . Riley , Denise . “Am I That Name?”: Feminism and the Category of “Women” in History . Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1988 . Trollope , Frances . The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 165–185.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Kevin Seidel By grappling with secular and religious approaches to Defoe's fiction, this essay describes the theory of fiction that Defoe writes his way toward during the course of his three-book Crusoe novel, which includes The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, The Farther...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Franco Moretti My essay poses three questions: Why are novels in prose? Why are they so often stories of adventures? Why was there a European but not a Chinese rise of the novel in the course of the eighteenth century? Disparate as they may sound, the questions have a common source in the guiding...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 524–530.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in defining the “failed state” as a more or less normative condition in much of the world. It proposes that “the nation” has been subordinated to global logic of management both longer and more effectively than is often supposed and that formally adventurous novels have played a part in that subordination...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Kent Puckett This essay asks why Alice's Adventures in Wonderland would feature something as practically political as a caucus. After nearly drowning in Alice's tears, the Dodo suggests to her and other animals “that the best thing to get us dry would be a Caucus-race.” In order to figure out what...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 402–420.
Published: 01 November 2006
...CHRISTINA LUPTON Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Works Cited The Adventures of a Cork-Screw: in Which, under the Pleasing Method of a Romance, the Vices, Follies and Manners of this present Age Are Exhibited and Satirically Delineated . London: n.p., 1775 . “The Adventures...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the archive, and reimagines what constitutes the novel. It is, finally, Cohen’s answer to Franco Moretti’s mandate for a “longer, larger, and deeper” (x) field of literary study, one that offers the most suggestive possibilities for novel theory through a “lens of adventure” (Cohen 13). Cohen’s book...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the Westminster Review' s account of realistic fiction writing as an act of “colonizing” real lands with imaginary persons, this insight resonates with all of the materials that follow, pairing fiction with nonfiction. Chapter 1 examines the “first Jamaican novel,” Montgomery; or, The West-Indian Adventurer...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2015
... increasingly toward his ballads and his projects involving translation; Phillips also takes his analysis somewhat off the beaten track in considering Stevenson's surprisingly neglected novel The Wrecker (1892), while London's Pacific short stories and his novel Adventure (1911) are by comparison virtually...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 August 2020
... experience” (14). Indeed, durational ethics and durational aesthetics seem to derive their charisma from the way that they internalize the features of romance: adventure, affective intensity, digression. Instead of belonging to the romance plot, such features now attach themselves in the eighteenth-century...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
...) contemporaries, the structure of retrospective explanation—clues are “details open to the rational scrutiny of all” in the solution (216). But this shibboleth is also not a property of Doyle's work. Moretti concedes, “even being generous, there are decodable clues in no more than four of the Adventures...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of domesticity. The English detective can indeed be seen to provide domestic policing: he (usually he, at least) polices the home, protecting private property, and as in a number of the stories in the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, protecting women from the dangers of the pa- triarchal home...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 167–174.
Published: 01 August 2009
... growth of the market itself. The novel holds onto the adventure story, Moretti suggests, because this premodern chronotope provides a model as well as the motor for the opportunistic expansion of capitalism. Roberto Schwarz, the Brazilian theorist responsible for the influential concept...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 385–392.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., or at least with a very dull one” (247). The ancient Greek novels were blithely consigned to the category of romance, as though the adventures they recounted were on a par with Treasure Island (though why that, even if true, should count against them, begs an answer). In the twentieth century, Mikhail...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 May 2021
... swashbuckling and narrative excitement, a sort of inland version of the high seas adventure tale that accompanied the oceanic expansion of earlier phases of the British Empire. 1 Kim furthermore relies on the vision of Central Asia that the novel itself produces, a vision that imagines the region as both...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 407–411.
Published: 01 November 2000
... the last ten years or so has represented the denizens of late- Victorian Britain as a singularly anxious people. Scholars such as Patrick Brantlinger have drawn our attention to the emergence of gothic tales in situations that once required glorious imperial adventures; others, among them Thomas...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 316–318.
Published: 01 November 2002
... return of the white colo- nial daughter to the "cultural history known as the English literary tradition" (133). Examining African American women writers in two early chapters entitled "Adventures of the Magic Black Daughter" and "Further Adventures of the Magic Black Daughter," Rody...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Association , no. 170 ( 1992 ): 113 – 25 . DiBattista Maria McDiarmid Lucy . High and Low Moderns: Literature and Culture, 1889–1939 . New York : Oxford UP , 1996 . Eliot T. S. “Introduction to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Mark Twain . Bloom's Modern Critical Views...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 May 2011
... York : Norton , 1992 . Langbauer Laurie . “Romance Revised: Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 18 ( 1984 ): 29 – 49 . Lennox Charlotte . The Female Quixote, or the Adventures of Arabella . 1752 . New York : Oxford UP , 1998 . Levin...