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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 November 2010
... aestheticized, in fact participates in this tact at the same time that it presents readers and critics with a choice about how much they will say or consider themselves to know about the “facts” of the text they read. Thus, James's late style poses ethical problems to readers while representing such problems...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 228–255.
Published: 01 August 2023
... the operation of translocated embodiment in the Anglo‐American leisure‐class community of The Portrait of a Lady . The aestheticism of Gilbert Osmond, Ralph Touchett, and Edward Rosier is read as a historically specific instance of translocated embodiment. Social disfavor of their overt translocation drives...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 November 2004
... she developed further in subsequent essays on Syrett's realism and her aestheticization of everyday life,' Ardis reads Netta Syrett's negotiating of the changing literary marketplace and the changing styles and modg of fiction as a form of resistance in which the middle-brow writer "talks...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 487–490.
Published: 01 November 2013
... as a cognitive structure that can be viewed in literary representation. As Lee writes, the aesthetic is “a mode of cognition that exceeds the parameters of rational knowledge and/or political agency” (13). Using Ondaatje’s Anil’s Ghost, Lee demonstrates how literary repre- sentations of aestheticization...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of English at Duke University and author of Beauty’s Body: Femininity and Representation in British Aestheticism (1997) and coeditor of Women and British Aestheticism (1999). She is completing a book titled “Primitive Marriage: Victorian Anthropology and the Novel.” kent puckett is associate...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the novel uses description” (1). Jarvis's emphasis on form also accounts for her last key term: exquisite . Although it is unclear exactly what nonexquisite masochism might be, or if it exists, Jarvis suggests that Victorian novelists associate erotic delay with a kind of polyvalent aestheticism...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., as in art photography, depended on effacing the particularity of the real world and relying on an aesthetic of abstraction. To establish this thesis, he concentrates on “the grotesque and the typological” (6) in Charles Dickens and George Eliot, as well as the body of aestheticism in Oscar Wilde’s...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): v.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and British Aestheticism. She is currently writing a book on the Victorian novel and Victorian anthropology. IVAN KREILKAMP, who teaches at the University of Chicago, recently published an essay on Charlotte Bronte in Novel. JANET SORENSEN teaches in the English Department at Indiana University...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of Beauty's Body: Femininity and Representation in British Aestheticism and is currently working on a bodc entitled Primitive Marriage: Victorian Anthropology and the Novel. ELAINE FREEDGOOD is Assodate Professor of English at New York University, and the author of Victorian Writing about Risk...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 176–197.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Wollaeger's Conrad and the Fictions of Skepticism, for instance, is a great shibboleth in modernist studies-originating with Ford Madox Ford, and persisting into Fredric Jameson's depiction of Conrad's "aestheticizing strategyu-of attributing to Conrad's prose a fundamental "impressionism." Wollaeger...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 391–410.
Published: 01 November 2001
... . Trans. Robert Hurley. New York: Vintage Books, 1990 . Freedman , Jonathan . Professions of Taste: Henry James, British Aestheticism, and Commodity Culture . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1990 . Freud , Sigmund . “On Narcissism: An Introduction,” Trans. Cecil M. Baines Collected Papers...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2000
.... In chapter 2 she turns to George Egerton's, Sarah Grand's, and Henry James's thematic and narrative experiments centering on the aestheticized figure of the "modem" girl. In chapter 3 Joseph Conrad's attempts to "reenvision masculine agency and identity in imperial settings" are read...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and Trilby, three decades during which Lucile’s and Poiret’s fashions turned heads on the streets of major metropolises, Joyce aestheticizes what were still deemed unseemly and aberrant—excessive female appetite and lusty savoir- faire. In “Penelope,” Molly’s internal vocalization of female...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2012
...” of the Anthropologi- cal Society in London during the course of the 1860s. Whistler’s white girl glimpses the beginnings of aestheticism, the resistance to moral or narrative art and the focus on form per se—a white painting about the white rectangle—beginning the inevitable trajectory toward Kazimir Malevich...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 155–158.
Published: 01 May 2015
... was to “opt out of the capitalist consumer culture by participating in alternative leisure and social networks as well as alternative print networks” (25). The first chapter, “No News Is Good News: William Morris's Utopian Print,” describes a socialist aestheticism expressed in Commonweal and Kelmscott...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 306–309.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of contradictory imperatives—the imperative to articulate sympathy for suffering masses, and the imperative to aestheticize suffering through satire” (129). Tod Hackett’s dilemma is a version of West’s own; but if Tod finds a kind of resolution in grotesquerie, for West, as the Germans say, Umsonst ist der...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 467–485.
Published: 01 November 2016
... by aestheticism, which offers advertising a method for “effac[ing] the act of consumption itself by grounding even the most mundane acquisitive choices in the nonmaterial realm of transcendent value designated by the aesthetic” ( Freedman 109 ). But whereas we think of advertising as a superficial art...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 May 2020
... simplicity” imply that in this text simplicity is seen as a notably aestheticized cultural ideal that is imposed upon language and style. The plainness and lack of intricacy, the freedom from ornament, artifice, and affectation of simplicity as it is imposed on the supposedly transparent child...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 May 2004
... on the powerful discursive associations between degener- acy, aestheticism and homosexuality, Cook loses some of the momentum of his otherwise thought-provoking approach to cultural texts. The most explicitly literary of Cook's chapters, "The Decadent City," reverts to some familiar narratives about...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 479–482.
Published: 01 November 2012
... social development” against which it defines itself; in other words, for Bürger, “The inten- tion of the avant-gardiste may be defined as the attempt to direct toward the practical the aesthetic experience (which rebels against the praxis of life) that Aestheticism developed” (34). To be sure...