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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 May 2007
..." (42). NOVEL I FALL 2007 "Wagon or no wagon, she wouldn't wait. Then she'd be upset" (18-19). Anse's claim regarding the propriety of Cash's building Addie's coffin directly beneath her window-"she will rest quieter for knowing that it was her own blood sawed out...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 66–85.
Published: 01 August 2004
... , Boyd . Corn, Cash, Commerce: The Economic Policies of the Tory Government, 1815–30 . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1977 . Kynaston , David . “The Bank of England and the Government.” The Bank of England: Money, Power and Influence, 1694–1994 . Ed. Richard Roberts and David Kynaston. Oxford...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... achievement in these first paragraphs of Bleak House is to represent land not as a geographic truth but as a social relation. More than a decade before Dickens began writing Bleak House , Thomas Carlyle claimed that a “nexus” of cash payment had become the sole social connection between Englishmen...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 May 2004
...-things like cash registers, amusement park rides, Kodak cameras, and children's toys-pressured literary inscription, and how literary texts can be considered "repositor[ies] of disparate and fragmentary, unevenly developed, even contradictory images of the material everyday" that become...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 310–312.
Published: 01 August 2013
... describes. In other words, even as his case studies are oriented around market analysis—on the financial successes or failures of these literary partnerships—he also defines the part- nerships as transcending those of “cash payment” lest he blindly follow Carlyle’s reproof that it be the “sole nexus...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 517–520.
Published: 01 November 2011
... than its own local cash/cultural capital nexus; it also expresses a critical investment in the high-low distinctions it ostensibly critiques. What an incisive Hollywood film like Barton Fink burlesques as ridiculous and intellectu- ally expendable, namely the high-low scramble for money...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... an exercise in self-limitation, an opportunity to improve his style by using it in the depiction of unpromising topics. Especially during the first months of composition, this attitude toward his new project is distinctly self-therapeutic, even self-punishing. (58) He cashes out those consequences...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 November 2006
... home with Rochester] s>mbolizes, naturalizes, domesticates, and internalizes the violent histories of deforestation, slavery, and the ecologically and so- cially devastating cultivation of cash crops in Madeira and Jamaica" (35). That mahogany and Madeira wine are valued more than human life...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 312–315.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., to build on the success of commercial stations like Radio Luxemburg and Radio Normandy in order to set up a European-based station broadcasting to the British mainland. Its first purpose was to have been to offer an entertainment service in English that would generate revenue for the cash-strapped...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 340–343.
Published: 01 August 2013
... purpose.” James comments on this efficient relay between love and cash by noting how booksellers enhance the commercial value of Jane by shifting the locus of the modifier “dear”: their“ ‘dear,’ our dear, everybody’s dear, Jane.” Using free indi- rect discourse to incorporate the ad hype he abhors...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Dorrit (1855) and Our Mutual Friend (1864) are the most famous examples of texts depicting speculation as morally bankrupt but there are a number of others such as Charles Reade's Hard Cash (1863) and Tom Taylor's StiN Wafers Run Deep (1855) and Payable on Demand (1859). For a survey...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and darkening neighbor- hood until no one will buy his business there. But after the fires from the Detroit riots burn the place down, he takes the insurance money and pays cash down when the realtor doesn’t want to sell to Greeks, then enrolls Callie in a private school for girls. Coming back for his...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
... , Boyd . Corn, Cash, Commerce: The Economic Policies of the Tory Governments, 1815–1830 . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1977 . Hobsbawm , E.J. Industry and Empire: From 1750 to the Present Day . 1969. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1990 . Hollander , Samuel . “Ricardo, Torrens and Sraffa...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 384–401.
Published: 01 November 2006
... finally agrees to trust both boys and the man from the PIO, orders a new boy, and ad- vances the agent a commission plus cash for the child's travel expenses. However, its greater stakes-those which produce the distinction between loser and winner, dupe and confidence-man-actually have little...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: the idea of a highlighted hyperlink, in fact, works very well as an analogy. The most striking example of these is the first one, where the device is still a surprise: the Aum Shin Rikio cultist, short of cash in his Okinawa hideout, calls a number in Tokyo and appeals for help in code: “The dog...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... to undergo a “painless operation” that temporarily renders him a “Negro” (221). Their summer experiment is conceived as a sly entrepreneurial venture: the two students plan to tour the country on the pretext of giving literary readings but with the real intent of cashing in on the “gaping” surprise...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... is elaborated. Displayed, bought, exploited, ravaged, and diseased, Nana's body is animated by numbers (theater tickets, rent, fees, gifts, lovers, cash, etc.) until it gives shape to a statistic whose fate the narrative accumulation of quantifiers has made all too probable. As an orphan, Dickens's Oliver...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 77–103.
Published: 01 August 2007
... formation: "Sexual exchange in England had traditionally worked to pre- serve a relatively fixed social hierarchy or kinship system in which power was a function more of lineage than of cash, but in the eighteenth century its role in the acquisition and transmission of property sustained...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 262–277.
Published: 01 August 2016
... standing at the entrance to her shack. He digs his sweat stained cash out of his pocket, while his eyes glaze over her nipple, perched like a berry under a nightie that barely covers her flesh. “Whatever you want . . . ” A puff of warm air wafts from her waxed armpit, and her breath blown...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... As a result, a rube can arrive on Market Street exclaiming “Ods bobs!” and, with sufficient funds, become respectable. Meanwhile, a Chesterfieldian man of society who squanders an inheritance of bonds and cash might end up so broke and hounded by creditors that suicide seems his only option. The fact...