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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 (2007) 40 (3): 265–288.
Published: 01 November 2007
... sitting there to- gether.. ." [Unconsoled 5351); Christopher Banks's conclusions about "those like us" whose "fate is to face the world as orphans" in When We Were Orphans (335); the Hailsham clones in Never Let Me Go, represented through Kathy H.'s narrated refrain, "I don't know how it was...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 207–215.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Unco~zsoled,Banks in When We Were Orphans, Jackson in The White Countess) in whom inauthenticity is tied closely to a need to feel known, instantly recognizable, and "well-connected," in NOVEL / SUMMER ZOO7 Christopher Banks's phrase, within whatever public they happen to...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 364–365.
Published: 01 August 2010
... genres, economics and literature, that found themselves in competition over the determination of modern values in the Romantic period. The general trajectory of the three genres is this: money and credit grow more regular, with Bank of England notes in particular becoming “naturalized” and, as it...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 205–206.
Published: 01 November 2007
... vanities to us. And the world of professional scholarship is as pertinent to this revelation as any other occupation. As teachers and writers we regularly find ourselves in the situation of Ishiguro's most trou- bled protagonists; say, Christopher Banks, whose crazed outbursts at the officials...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 240–264.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Shanghai before and during the 1937-45 Sino- Japanese War. The moment of breakdown occurs when the narrator, the English detective Christopher Banks, realizes that his taxi driver has taken him out of shanghai"^ British-controlled International Settlement (his boyhood home) into the bombed-out...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 289–306.
Published: 01 November 2003
.... The Blind Bank Money isfreer than people are. /People are af the service of things. Eduardo Galeano, The Book of Embraces If it is hard to credit the notion of a self-conscious coin as the eponymous Ulysses of Joyce's novel, there is more...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... The Restriction Act of 1797, triggered by diminishing gold reserves in the wake of massive government borrowing to finance the war with France, suspended the Bank of England’s right to make payments in gold (unless those payments were going to the war effort abroad) and required it to issue...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 66–85.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 1986 . Butler , Marilyn . Jane Austen and the War of Ideas . 1974. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987 . Clapham , John . The Bank of England: A History . Vol. II : 1797–1914. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1966 . “Corn and Money.” Edinburgh Review vol...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 310–312.
Published: 01 August 2013
... wielding the $10,000 check.” Significantly, however, the ten thousand dollars (which is literally reprinted into the pages of the novel) does not take the form of a “check”; it is instead a stock certificate representing Ruth Hall’s one hundred shares of stock in the Seton Bank, whose prima facie...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 May 2015
... knows how or why the particles become coordinated, but it is nevertheless quite distinct from such uses of “entanglement” that would include, for example, two lovers becoming entangled with one another or the World Bank becoming entangled in the global economic system. Citing Patrick O'Donnell, Coale...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2002
... racialist and a universalist grasp of native Africans and their cultures. For him, the tribes he encounters on the banks of the Niger live in spiritual darkness. Bringing civiliza- tion and the Christian God to them achieves two purposes. First, it allows them to give up slave trading (which had...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 May 2001
... eventually emerge: a masculine "banking model" in which examiners count students' deposits of knowledge and a feminine "mid-wife" model in which male examiners draw out of their feminine pupils knowledge these students already, inherently if unconsiously, possess. The work of the professional...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... | the nineteenth-century novel of everyday life 465 now dashing through two sand-banks, a torrent deep and narrow . . . now sleeping, half-hidden, beneath the alders, and hawthorns, and wild roses, with which the banks are so profusely and variously fringed, whilst flags, lilies...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Spencer , Herbert . “State-Tamperings with Money and Banks.” Westminster Review Jan . 1858 : 210 –32. Rpt. in Essays Scientific, Political, and Speculative. Vol. 3. New York: D. Appleton, 1907. 326–57. Vernon , John . Money and Fiction: Literary Realism in the Nineteenth and Early...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 August 2020
... epistemological value of vagueness in a modern pluralistic society. While only some of these authors are actually mentioned in the chapter that follows, the tangled bank of Farina's study does eventually link all these authors together across 286 pages (endnotes included). On page 14, when Farina discusses “turn...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2015
... close readings of singular works by four writers: J. M. Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Ruth Ozeki. Palumbo-Liu notes with dismay Larry Summers's heinous suggestion in a 1991 World Bank memo that because first-world inhabitants have a far longer life expectancy than their third-world...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 205–208.
Published: 01 August 2004
... and Jevons. But Bigelow's real test case for the influence of national character on the rise of economics is the Irish famine. Before the famine, Ireland had a distinctive agriculture, a successful banking industry, and its own "Dublin School" of political economy, highly critical of the...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2012
... economies represent systems of bodily economics, Poovey’s formulation of a genre of writing about money), as well as discussions of the literary implications and resonances of specific practices in bank- ing, finance, and insurance. Wagner’s book, appropriately, includes real estate as a topic that...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 313–316.
Published: 01 August 2011
... ostensibly utopian artistic communities like Ottoline Morrell’s Garsington Manor or Paris’s Left Bank, viewed through the lens of the roman à clef, reveal a tense struggle—and intimate connection—between the desire for creative autonomy and the acceptance of novels as commodities on the open market...