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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 343–367.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Stacey Margolis This essay investigates an early instance of “network theory” in order to argue that such theories did not, as most scholars suggest, emerge exclusively in the digital age. Charles Brockden Brown's Arthur Mervyn (1799–1800) attempts to theorize the information networks of the early...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and obstacles to closure. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 empiricism Arthur Conan Doyle detective fiction The naked result is the corpse of the system which has left its guiding tendency behind it. —G. W. F. Hegel What role does scientific discourse play in the...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 May 2005
... . London: Athlone, 1959 . Harris , Mason . “Arthur’s Misuse of the Imagination: Sentimental Benevolence and Wordsworthian Realism in Adam Bede.” English Studies in Canada 4 ( 1978 ): 41 –59. Harris , Mason . “Infanticide and Respectability: Hetty Sorrel as Abandoned Child in Adam Bede...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
...? Margaret Oliphant, Salem Chapel Baffled by the web of circumstances entangling his staid clerical existence with the harried life of a poor seamstress, Arthur Vincent, the male protagonist of Marga- ret Oliphant’s Salem Chapel (1863), asks himself the questions above, only to have them repeated...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the social. In Dorrit, Stewart argues, the buried story of Arthur Clennam’s biological mother exerts an irresistible force on the novel’s closure, since the plot that links Arthur and Amy and 134 NOVEL | SPRING 2012 sends them into the world determined to do good cannot redeem...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 November 2000
... heavily on the side of accountability. The outcomes of the novel's major plot points-Adam's guilt about his father's death, Arthur's carelessness with Hetty, and Hetty's murder of her child-all illustrate one of the novel's underlying premises: people eventually pay for their wrongdoing. Despite...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... hiTiY HOKc'rJ is a Ph.D. candidate in English at The Johns Hophns University. Her dissertatron examines the representation of the detail in Jane Austen, George Eliot, and Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories. EUGENIA ZURmKI is Assistant Professor of English at the University of...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 297–303.
Published: 01 August 2009
... representation of debt. The personalities of the major characters, including Little Dorrit, Arthur Clennam, and William Dorrit, are organized by different versions of shame management in relation to money, class, family history, and sexuality. The novel would seem to support Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 184–186.
Published: 01 August 2007
...PHILIP GOULD ARTHUR RISS, Race, Slavery, and Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006), pp. 246, cloth, $80.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Historicizing Personhood ARTHUR ~SS,Race, Slavery, and Liberalism in...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of 1793, for example, which of course includes Charles Brockden Brown’s novel Arthur Mervyn, the “laboratory of char- acter that was Philadelphia” (28) revealed the failings of its citizens to uphold republican and humanitarian standards of behavior. One of the most intriguing features of...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2017
... about buried treasure, “The Gold-Bug.” The discussion brings Weinstein's study full circle, since the point of departure for her project is James's tribute to Arthur Gordon Pym in the opening pages of The Golden Bowl . Somewhat puzzlingly, Weinstein depicts James's work as standing outside the...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 259–260.
Published: 01 August 2000
... imperialism is gendered, Krebs anchors her analysis in a nuanced and evidentially rich account of the concentration camp controversy (whose two central protagonists were Emily Hobhouse and Millicent Fawcett) or, in a different chapter, the debate between Arthur Conan Doyle and W.T. Stead over the...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., Technology, and Economic Growth . Ed. A. E. Musson. London: Methuen, 1972 . 148 -67. Conrad , Joseph . Collected Letters . Ed. Frederick R. Karl and Laurence Davies. 9 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1983-2007 . Doyle , Arthur Conan . The Complete Sherlock Holmes . 2 vols. New York...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2012
... both foreign “intruders” and the aristocracy, as in Gaskell’s Cranford and Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone (in which the dark-skinned suspects serve as foils for the home-grown villain) and Little Dorrit (in which 138 NOVEL | SPRING 2012 Arthur Clennam’s dubious involvement with...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 August 2000
... book). The fourth chapter argues that Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes should be re- garded as an "imperial immune system," ridding England of "microbes"-those who oppose "the imperial body": foreigners, criminals, the lower classes, women; in short, anyone who poses a threat to...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 141–145.
Published: 01 May 2017
...” singled out in the five chapters of the book educe either a network or a crowd to stand for public opinion. The first and the third chapters use Brown's Arthur Mervyn (1799) and Hawthorne's Legends of the Province-House (1838–39) to model a theory of networks defined by contagion and curses and so...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 August 2010
... hero), John Dewey, and Arthur Schopenhauer, to name just a few, that Thrailkill brings to bear in her readings. Thrailkill’s contribution to our understanding of American literary realism is significant for many reasons. First, she does a brilliant job of demonstrating the absolute link...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 May 2005
... project of Arthur Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling at the end of the nineteenth century, though now we tend to see only one of them as an imperial writer; and only one as a writer of detective fiction. One of Reitz's points throughout is that the critical policing of generic boundaries (domestic...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 153–157.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Douglas Mao McCREA BARRY , In the Company of Strangers: Family and Narrative in Dickens, Conan Doyle, Joyce, and Proust ( New York : Columbia UP , 2011 ), pp. 265 , paper, $27.50 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Works Cited Conan Doyle Arthur...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 380–384.
Published: 01 August 2016
... radically diverse backgrounds and interests . . . seek to unite as a social body” (41). In discussions of novels such as Leonora Sansay's Secret History , Robert Montgomery Bird's Sheppard Lee , and Charles Brockden Brown's Arthur Mervyn and Edgar Huntly , Silyn Roberts argues that what differentiates...