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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 May 2012
... noncausal bargaining enters into all our cooperative relationships with each other. Such bargaining can be illuminated by game theory and, in particular, by the version of prisoner's dilemma known as “Newcomb's problem.” Newcomb's problem models some of our most important relationships with each other and...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 19–22.
Published: 01 May 2012
... bargain with a text even when the outcome is already determined and lies ahead in the pages that we have yet to read. (I’m interested in the role of repetition in this. Why do we engage in magical thinking even when we are rereading a text? I can’t be the only person who rereads Tess of the...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2012
... reading” (Galloway), and the “delirious reading” (Vadde) that undoes the fixity of reader and work to the “vicarious experience” of “non- causal bargaining” (Flesch) and the “sociocognitive complexity” entailed in imag- ining the minds of others (Zunshine), they rethink questions of reading, readings...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2018
... organically within it. In this case, Eliot's realist fantasy delicately implicates the reader in Victorian ideologies about gender, class, and the nation in exchange for which the reader is embodied and feels real. In Jaffe's chapter on Trollope's Orley Farm and other works, we see a similar bargain at...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- JENNIFER RUTH I TESTING tween the extra-economic and the economic that the professional must strike. As Shuman explains in her opening chapter, "Bargain and sale threaten to devalue the literary man's intangible products, while placement beyond the market threatens to deny him access to...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 398–402.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Bathsheba Everdene. In the Corn Exchange scene, when Bathsheba takes on the man's role of bargaining and selling, Hardy uses a “thought report” (73) of men's watching her but characteristically does not give the reader access to her mind. Yet he uses psychonarration to report on her instinct “to walk as a...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
... rethinking of the dynamics of Romantic-age fiction in the bargain. Works Cited Jameson Fredric . The Antinomies of Realism . London : Verso , 2013 . Lukács Georg . “ Narrate or Describe? ” Writer and Critic and Other Essays . Trans. Kahn Arthur . London : Merlin , 1970...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... successfully pedaled the couturier’s creations but sold themselves into the bargain as well. As Lucile recounts, many a model went on to marry into polite society, while others embarked on stage and screen careers, increasing the lure of the city that never sleeps and broadening the platform for...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
... real bodies and minds. Melmoth the Wanderer, we learn late in the novel, is an ambitious member of an Anglo-Irish family who has bargained with infernal forces to prolong his life (see Eagleton). As one character says, seeing Melmoth long after he believed him dead: “I am changed, but he is the...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... a prerevolutionary patrimonial wealth distribution: labor's bargaining power vanishing and assets increasingly concentrated in the hands of a tiny elite. Gone are opportunities for mobility across class lines that were opened up after World War II by the high value of labor and increasing...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 66–85.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., could hardly warranf. (ER26:144) In the short term, inflation "favoured these speculations-since, by raising prices, and substantially reducing rents already contracted for, it improved the bargain which the tenant concluded for his land" (ER 26:144). The landlord, in turn, upped his rent...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
... with whom he had made a most advantageous bargain” (488). James underlines this oddity with anti-Semitism—calling it “a scruple rare enough in vendors of any class and almost unprecedented in the thrifty children of Israel” (488)—but the effect of the line exceeds its racism, serving to further...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- paring the military-industrial complex to a ‘‘bullet-proof vest Danticat further invokes the metaphor of the body politic, although redeploying it to register the neo-imperial violence that armors an idealized conception of citizenship. These disproportionate bargains that precede citizenship remain...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 193–210.
Published: 01 November 2002
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the 1890s, James's outrage at the lack of sensibility or culture that he associated with critical stupidity reached fever pitch when, in response to his dramatic efforts, he fumes that “The ‘papers’ have, into the bargain, been mainly ill-natured and densely stupid and vulgar” (1: 228). But in several...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 236–254.
Published: 01 August 2017
... was precisely the admission of this secret, and so his paranoia of exposure to her “knowledge” is unfounded; and second, if his breaking of “rule” was to liberate feelings and beliefs from the ends of an action, then the bargaining over who gets value out of this fantasized exposure marks an odd about...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 337–360.
Published: 01 November 2006
... to reduce freight rates, according to Robert D. Foulke, the owners of sailcrafi attempted to press officers' wages down-an effort in which they were largely successful, since the "officers had no effective bargaining position. Too many officers were certified for the decreasing...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 208–228.
Published: 01 August 2011
... encounter with Hind, who dismisses the bargain as a ploy that has made Mahound “weak.” Against the politics of liberal compromise that Abu Simbel offers—a compromise that can disguise but not banish contestations of power—Hind reasserts a Schmittian politics of extremity by forcing Mahound...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
... money are widely acknowledged as the best way to ensure independence and respect for elderly people who might other- wise be pushed to the margins. Cole and Edwards state that “the elderly’s bargain- ing power over the bequest of land, tools, and other economic assets, as well as trade skills...