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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 (2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Gene Andrew Jarrett I examine the political value of The Wind Done Gone (2001), Alice Randall's parody of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind (1936), according to the 2001 court case SunTrust Bank v. Houghton Mifflin Company . Houghton Mifflin's defense of Randall's novel from the Stephens...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... noted the significance for the novel, for American letters, and for literary and critical studies, even as black women writers like Morrison, Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara, Paule Marshall, and Gayl Jones—together with a rising body of black feminist scholars and critics—had been engaged...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Catherine Fung Monique Truong's 2003 novel The Book of Salt is a fictionalized story of a gay Vietnamese chef who, while working in the household of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, briefly meets Paul Robeson and Ho Chi Minh. Rather than assume that the inclusion of historical persons...
Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 5a. Woman's pockets. England, 1753. Wool, cotton, silk, linen, 13 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (34.93 × 20.96 cm.). Museum no. M.67.8.90a–b (Mrs. Alice F. Schott Bequest). Los Angeles County Museum of Art < www.lacma.org > More
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in the aftermath of Henry’s death. In their thriv- ing company he has encountered two startling works of art by Alice, the seemingly mad slave who was the first to get away. Both artworks are acts of memory. The first is a “kind of map of life of the County ofM anchester. . . . There are no people...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of New York's oldest white families and heir to its shipping and real estate fortunes, married Alice Beatrice Jones, a maid of mixed racial background. By November of that year, Leonard filed suit to annul the marriage, charging that his wife had defrauded him by concealing her mixed race. The trial...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 415–418.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Neale Hurston, Sarah Barnwell Elliott, Ellen Douglas, Flannery O'Connor, Grace Paley, Eudora Welty, Alice Walker, Carson McCul- lers, Ellen Gilchrist, Caroline Gordon, Harper Lee, Margaret Mitchell, Lillian Smith-and by women who write about the South--such as Toni Morrison, Sherley Ann Williams...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and Society in Industrial England: Church, Chapel, and Social Change, 1740–1914 . London: Longman, 1976 . Keymer , Thomas . Introduction. Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded . Ed. Keymer Thomas and Wakely Alice. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2001 . vii –xxxiv. ———. Richardson's Clarissa and the Eighteenth...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 345–363.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Dana’s genealogical quest while she visits nineteenth-century Maryland as a slave is any- thing but heroic. Playing out the paradox typical of time-travel narratives, Dana must ensure her own future birth by abetting Rufus’s rape of Dana’s enslaved forebear Alice. Far from grounding present-day...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Biographie . München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 1997 . Schiller , Georg . Symbolische Erfahrung und Sprache im Werk von Gertrude Stein . Düsseldorfer Beiträge aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1995 . Stein , Gertrude . The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Hill : U of North Carolina P , 2003 . Walker Alice . Possessing the Secret of Joy . New York : Harcourt , 1992 . Widener Daniel . Black Arts West: Culture and Struggle in Postwar Los Angeles . Durham : Duke UP , 2010 . According to Fred Moten , bringing about...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2004
... P, 2005). KITA BARNARD is Associate Professor of English and Director of Women's Studies and the Alice Paul Center for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of The Great Dqression and the Culture of Abundance (Cambridge UP, 1995) and Apartheid...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., caring for her mother and their new ward, Alice Mildmay.17 Susan is neither killed off nor institutionalized, as she might be in a more formulaic sensation novel, but neither 16 Jones asserts that Oliphant uses sensational “elements half-heartedly; they are necessary to the generic...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 316–318.
Published: 01 November 2002
... into two parts, African American women writers and Caribbean women writers. Within each, Rody presents a series of readings on canonical and non-canonical authors with entire chapters devoted to some writers, sections, para- graphs and brief plot summations for others. These include Alice Walker...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2015
... for signs of emerging future life. Having completed an encyclopedic survey of sectional and racial divide fictions brought down as close to the present as Alice Randall’s The Wind Done Gone , Buell wonders how the Southwest or gringo/Latino border might organize new candidates for the Great American Novel...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of the book elaborates this thesis through readings of works by black women writers from the 70s and 80s-Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Gloria Naylor, Toni Cade Bambara, and Bessie Head; in the second half, Taylor uses the insights of these texts to revisit modernist works by William Faulkner, Gertrude...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 November 2015
... from the kind of mesmerism attributed to the romance. For Smith, this gesture inevitably backfires. “In the case of Hawthorne, whose earlier ‘Alice Doane's Appeal’ was so disparaging of its own sensational effects, it might even be claimed that such power was attributed to magazine fiction precisely...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 2016
... keynote addresses suggest that novels not only can but do exactly that. Ngũgĩ's paper offers an Alice-through-the-looking-glass explanation of what it was like to write a novel that reflects on everyday cultural experience from the perspective of the unreal space of prison as well as how that society...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... is an index of the power of our idea of adulthood. In fact, late-nineteenth-century adults eagerly bought, read, and discussed many books that were primarily directed to children. Between 1865 and 1914, best sellers included Heidi, Alice’s Adventures in Wonder- land, Little Women, and Little Lord...