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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... secret caucuses. Nothing like ’em’’ (136). The word maintained its pejorative sense in Britain through the late 1870s when Disraeli used it to cast aspersions on the electoral practices of Birmingham liberals: ‘‘The policy of the politicians of the Midland capital will bring upon us the caucus...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 112–122.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to the “women's caucus” at UCLA and stay with her friend Merry Noel, in a direct transposition of the earlier film. Liz has a more complicated relationship to feminism than Kit, dramatized in her encounter with women as she speaks on the lawn at UCLA. In the 1943 film, feminine alliance under the sign...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 452–464.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Care Act by Speaker Paul Ryan was declared by Trump to have been caused by liberal Democrats, such as Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer, rather than by the ultraconservative Republican “Freedom Caucus.” Much of Trump's appeal comes from his combative ability to deflect criticism, weather any storm...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2003
...: "Not only would the Nawab Bahadur and others be angry, but the Government of India itself also watches-and behind it is that caucus of cranks and cravens, the British Parlia- ment" (203). Like the memsahib in Burmese Days who complains that the British "have no authority over the natives nowadays...