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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 2014
... exchanges in the symbolical realm. Focusing on the femininity of the “eternally ill” “Beautiful Soul” (in Goethe's Wilhelm Meister ) and the social masculinism of the bildungsroman, this essay refers to the elaboration of the same theme by Hegel and Lacan and traces variations of this neurotic character in...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
... use. The moral purity of stupidity explains why, in the later works, James values the sexually innocent and the willfully naive, providing a key to solving some of his more puzzling love plots; aesthetically, it accounts for his fascination with symbols and inanimate objects, rendered beautiful by...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 322.
Published: 01 August 2015
... tales. At the same time, in its forbidding magnificence, the style itself comes to embody some of the magisterial autonomy, the fortified inscrutability, the “stupid elegance” ( Golden Bowl 420) of that freedom from desire that for James is the truly, yet elusively, beautiful. This error has...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Michael Trask GOBLE MARK , Beautiful Circuits: Modernism and the Mediated Life ( New York : Columbia UP , 2010 ), pp. 392 , cloth, $40.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Modernism’s Love Objects MARK GOBLE, Beautiful Circuits...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 121–143.
Published: 01 May 2007
... , Denis . Speaking of Beauty . New Haven: Yale UP, 2003 . Eagleton , Terry . The Ideology of the Aesthetic . Oxford: Blackwell, 1990 . Eliot , George . Middlemarch . 1871 –72. Ed. Rosemary Ashton. London: Penguin, 1994 . Gadamer , Hans-Georg . Truth and Method . 1960...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): ii.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Beauty: American Transcendentalism and the Aesthetic Critique of Modernity (2011). He is now at work on a book that considers twentieth-century American political poetry as a cosmopolitan response to the condi- tions of the world-system. naomi mandel is associate professor of English and...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Penguin and working on a cultural history of "Black Beauty." DAWN COLEMAN is a doctoral candidate in English and American literature at Stanford University, where she is completing a dissertation on sermons and nineteenth-century novels. RYAN TRIMM is Assistant Professor of English and Film...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 November 2013
... University. She is the author of Lyric Generations: Poetry and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century (2004) and Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience (2013).  JOHN RICHETTI is A. M. Rosenthal Professor of English (Emeritus) at the University of Pennsylvania. He has authored, most...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 212–234.
Published: 01 August 2000
... . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1995 . Flugel , J.C. The Psychology of Clothes . London: Hogarth, 1966 . Foster , Hal . Compulsive Beauty . Cambridge: MIT P, 1993 . Freeman , Barbara Claire . The Feminine Sublime: Gender and Excess in Women’s Fiction . Berkeley: U of California P...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2000
... unimaginative of unseen particles, she analyzes the paradox of "dust" in Victorian economies of seeing, where it is at once a dan- gerous and supplemental threat to life and beauty, as well as the condition of possibility for both life and sublime aesthetic effects. Moving from the barely visible to the...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): v.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of Oklahoma. Her latest book, The Domestic Revolution: Enlightenment Feminisms and the Novel, will be published in Fall 2000. KAnfY ALEXIS PSOMIADES is Associate Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame. She is the author of Beauty's Body and co-editor, with Talia Schaffer, of...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2005
... author of Beauty's Body: Femininity and Representation in British Aestheticism and is currently working on a bodc entitled Primitive Marriage: Victorian Anthropology and the Novel. ELAINE FREEDGOOD is Assodate Professor of English at New York University, and the author of Victorian Writing...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 340–343.
Published: 01 August 2013
... popular imagination has found or drawn new portraits so that Jane’s outer beauty can be brought into alignment with her inner beauty. In the popular imagination, Jane accedes to the radiant outward beauty of Anne Hathaway. As Wells puts it: the 2007 film Becoming“ Jane fully satisfies the viewer’s...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 485–488.
Published: 01 November 2014
... title. O’Gorman argued powerfully against Bolton’s approach, calling it, as Pe´rez Firmat notes, ‘‘a beautiful, fallacious illusion a kind of ‘‘geographical hallucination’’ to insist upon seeing an ‘‘essential unity’’ in disparate cultures and histories of the hemisphere (Hanke 107, 109; qtd. in Pe...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 305–308.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Critique of Judgment, Kant treats disinterested appreciation of the beautiful as a wholly subjective, noncontingent act that yet requires universal assent. It is in this latter component (and paradox) that Arendt seeks a possible social unity absent from intellectual and political solutions...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
...” lips. Judah has a “low and broad” forehead, a “long” nose with “expanded nostrils,” a large upper lip, a “round chin,” and “oval cheeks.” Messala, “severe and chaste,” is beautiful in a Roman way; Judah, “rich and voluptuous,” has the “beauty peculiar to his race” (80, 81). Late in the novel...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 205–206.
Published: 01 November 2007
... style" and "beauty"; and yet, with regard to the works published since The Remains of the Day at least, such adjec- tives seem inconsequential. For all the proliferating unhappiness in his novels, it is not evident that they can confidently be described as "sad; nor that his "style" is anything...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
... , Edmund . A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful . Ed. Adam Phillips. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1990 . Burney , Fanny . Evelina . Ed. Edward A. Bloom Oxford: Oxford UP, 1982 . Chambers , William . A Dissertation on Oriental Gardening [with...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 353–376.
Published: 01 November 2000
... beauty, when the archetype leans towards the fascination of mortal faces" (57). As it is realized in the cinematic close-up, this fetishization of the face rests on a body decontextualized from any recognizable horizon or background: the face dominates the visual field, sealing the viewer off...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 277–302.
Published: 01 November 2004
... the Tapeworm . Johannesburg: Ravan P, 1996 . Van Wyk , Johan . “Catastrophe and Beauty: Ways of Dying, Zakes Mda’s Novel of the Transition.” Literator 18 ( 1997 ): 79 –90. Viljoen , Hein . “Let the Carnival Begin—A Modest Proposal.” Literator 1 ( 1993 ): 3 –5. On...