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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to confront and to disavow these origins. How might this problem affect the aesthetics of the realist novel? This article argues that the historical novels produced in places like Australia and New Zealand constitute a distinctive variant of literary realism inflected by the ideological tensions of...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 26–41.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., 1994 . Tyrell , Ian . Deadly Enemies: Tobacco and its Opponents in Australia . Sydney: U of New South Wales P, 1999 . Walker , Robin . Under Fire: A History of Tobacco Smoking in Australia . Melbourne: Melbourne UP, 1984 . Realism, Fetishism, and Genocide...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): v.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... This essay is from a book in progress entitled Antipodal England, which explores representations of nineteenth- century emigration from Britain to Australia. Her work has also appeared recently in Victorian Literature and Culture. DEANNA KREISEL is Assistant Professor of English at the...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 46–68.
Published: 01 May 2001
... South Australia during the Gold Fever . Adelaide: Wakefield, 1986 . v –x. McClintock , Anne . Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest . New York: Routledge, 1995 . Meyer , Susan L. “Colonialism and the Figurative Strategy of Jane Eyre.” Victorian...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 372–375.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Australasia (one apiece from Australia and Tasmania and two from New Zealand) and two from Nigeria. The first pairing, of Kate Grenville's The Secret River with Fiona Kidman's The Captive Wife , explores the questions arising from the very different reception of their novels. The controversy over...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 August 2000
...); were often marginal to British na- tional boundaries (came from Ireland, Scotland, Australia, and Eastern Europe) and so were "ethnic" or "exotic"; and were ambiguously situated in relation to authorship (were they professionals or amanuenses, public or domestic, canonical or noncanonical...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
...-winning The Power of Nightmares, a series of three programs first broadcast on the BBC in October 2004. The series was subsequently aired in various countries, including Canada and Australia, but not the United States, where, Curtis claimed, the “main networks have shown little interest.”2 For...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 480–482.
Published: 01 November 2011
...-century America “gave slaves a large measure of self-representation.” Brantlinger finally lands on an example that ought to give Spivak’s hypothesis the widest possible scope: white-Aboriginal relations in ­nineteenth-century Australia. Even in this case, though, Brantlinger demonstrates that...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Australia was the only other country with a comparable hankering for its Great Australian Novel, or that the Great Paraguayan Novel is an established national consensus? Who knew that The Scarlet Letter had been not just globalized but also Bollywoodized? Who knew that the specific meaning of Scarlett...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Australia and links him to that criminal world. These thngs have a weak figurative din- sion, giving readers information about the subjects being characterized or the scenes in which they move. As such, they are neither vagrant nor disruptive. In fact, they are easily overlooked, or, if noticed...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 229–243.
Published: 01 November 2008
... poetry in English translation over Australian radio: "No one in Australia writes at a comparable white heat. The phenomenon of Antjie Krog strikes me as quite Russian. In South Africa, as in Russia, life may be wretched; but how the brave spirit leaps to respond!" (199). All this should make...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2016
... are better poised than others to address the lineaments of an increasingly international world shaped by neoliberal capital. Min Hyoung Song has written on similar terms, in his book The Children of 1965 , about Nam Le, who was born in Vietnam and grew up in Australia but earned an MFA at the Iowa...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 214–233.
Published: 01 August 2013
... various aspects of the novel, including Abel Magwitch’s unnarrated history. After Magwitch is recaptured in chapter 5, returned to the Hulks, and transported to Australia, we are told almost nothing about his daily experience. The few facts that we have are given by Magwitch him- self, and his...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 399–416.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., witnesses the brutalities and killings done to her village by both the PNG soldiers and Ona's rebels. Her only solace comes from her English teacher, Tom Christian Watts, who introduces her to Great Expectations . Dickens's novel makes such an impact on her that, after moving to Australia, she decides to...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 May 2002
... transported to Canada and Australia, as well as India). The third book considered here, Deirdre Lynch's edited collection Janeites: Austen's Disciples and Devotees, is, to my mind, the most compelling and engaging of the three. Lynch Katie Trumpener, Bardic Nationalism: The Romantic Novel...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 166–170.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Australia, Asia, and the American Southwest during the final peripatetic decade of his life. Lawtoo wants us to see how Lawrence's encounters with ethnic others, and in particular with non-European dance and religious traditions, expose the lure and the heresy at the heart of imitation. On one hand, through...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 72–77.
Published: 01 May 2010
... because there is opportunity for new homes in Australia but also, curiously, because it will strengthen national sympathies: “[F]rom the little communities thus established,” Dickens and Caroline Chisolm write, “other and larger communities will rise in time, bound together in a love of the old...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
... doctorate in English at the University of Virginia and would spend most of the war in Australia under the command of his dissertation director, Fredson Bowers, in a code-breaking unit that produced several other bibliographers of note. After the war, with backing from the Veterans Administration, the...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that explore the nonhuman and the relationships between humans and other animals: Disgrace, especially, and the animal stories collected in Elizabeth Costello. The chapter’s title is taken from the name of an animal rights organization in Australia of which Coetzee is a patron. Strictly speaking...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Korea has con- taminated 3,000 square kilometers. East Timor has been firebombed by Indonesia. Famine is claiming 1,400 lives daily in Bangladesh. A virulent outbreak of a synthetic bubonic plague—the red plague—is endemic in Eastern Australia. . . . Cholera is creeping up the Central...