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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 23–30.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Daniel A. Novak “Photographic Fictions” argues that the discussion of fragmentation and totality, parts and wholes that photography provoked in the work of nineteenth-century writers and photographers is important for how we think of the novel form in the age of photography. Victorian writers...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Brooks' textual “motor,” the driving energies of plot are taken as fundamental—to such an extent that a radically nondescriptive subgenre, the detective novel, is understood as a useful model for the novel per se. Such a focus is inevitably distorting—for the nineteenth-century British novel of everyday...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 332–336.
Published: 01 August 2009
... ambivalent about the threat or promise of what Perry Anderson has called “the revolutionary horizon” visible at the turn into the twentieth century. In a contemporary, postmodern, historical novel such as Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day , history is what Pynchon calls “time's pathology”—a pathology whose...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph Drury The dynamic structural model for the erotics of narrative in the eighteenth century was not l'homme moteur of Freud but l'homme machine of French philosopher Julien de la Mettrie. Set in this context, the narrative digressions symbolized by Corporal Trim's arabesque in Tristram Shandy...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 May 2000
...ROXANN WHEELER SRINIVAS ARAVAMUDAN, Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688–1804 (Durham: Duke University Press, 1999), pp. 424 + ill, cloth, $59.95, paper, $20.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Another Eighteenth Century SRINIVAS ARAVAMUDAN...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 May 2001
...JOHN KUCICH JOHN PLOTZ, The Crowd: British Literature and Public Politics (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000), pp. 263 + xi, cloth, $48.00, paper, $18.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 The Nineteenth-Century Crowd JOHN Pmz, The Crowd: British...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 216–220.
Published: 01 August 2004
...RUTH MACK PATRICIA MEYER SPACKS, Privacy: Concealing the Eighteenth-Century Self (Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2003), pp. 256, $36.00. WOLFRAM SCHMIDGEN, Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Law of Property (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2002), pp. 274, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 August 2020
... dialectic between a narrative and a scenic impulse omits something crucial if we are to understand European realist narrative, especially in the second half of the nineteenth century. This article reassesses Jameson's dialectical view of realism in light of the speculative turn in the history...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and unevenly distributed privation under the Abacha regime. Eide defends the organization of the book according to genre rather than chronology by arguing that the violent aesthetic is “fairly static over the course of the century,” and thus she seeks to avoid notions of “change over time, progress from...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 129–146.
Published: 01 November 2005
... . Roy , Gomberville Marin Le . Polexandre . Paris: Augustin Courbé, 1641 . Harth , Erica . Ideology and Culture in Seventeenth-Century France . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1983 . La Calprenède , Gautier de Costes de . Faramond, ou l’histoire de France . Paris: Antoine de Sommaville...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 402–420.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Culture, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003 . Bellamy , Liz . Commerce, Morality and the Eighteenth-Century Novel . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998 . Blackwell , Mark . “Hackwork: It-Narratives and Iteration.” Blackwell, Secret Life 187 –217...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Jefferson J. A. Gatrall Throughout the nineteenth century, dozens of authors across Europe and the United States—including Honoré de Balzac, Victor Hugo, Gustave Flaubert, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Ivan Turgenev, and Rainer Maria Rilke—gave fictional form to the figure of Jesus...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of the bildungsroman, or novel of aesthetic education, in order to meet the challenges of modernity; at the same time they critique a then-hegemonic version of modernism that argued that the nature of twentieth-century society required writers to make a radical break with conventional literary aesthetics. Uncoupling...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 521–524.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Edward Cahill PRATT LLOYD , Archives of American Time: Literature and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century ( Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2010 ), pp. 248 , cloth, $55.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Temporality and Form in Nineteenth...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 457–459.
Published: 01 November 2013
... : U of Chicago P , 1998 . Matter, Mind, and Agency in the Long Eighteenth Century JONATHAN KRAMNICK, Actions and Objects from Hobbes to Richardson (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2010), pp. 307, paper, $24.95. How do we know that other people have minds? It is arguable...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 8–34.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., Yale University Figure 2. “Tight Lacing, or Fashion before Ease,” ca. 1777. Courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University 13 See Cynthia Wall for a history of description in eighteenth-century literature and culture. 14 See April Alliston as well as Watt for a history...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Alex Moskowitz Abstract This article investigates a central problem for literary aesthetics in the nineteenth century: why literature won't directly represent Black revolution. It argues that in Blake; or, The Huts of America , Martin Delany thinks through the structural impossibility...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Sean Silver Abstract This article positions the eighteenth‐century novel alongside contemporary developments in the modeling of complex systems, including Leonhard Euler's solution to the Königsberg bridge problem and William Hogarth's serial engravings. Unlike studies that apply network theory...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Susan S. Lanser Scholars have rightly argued that one underpinning of the novel as it “rises” in the eighteenth century is its investment in consolidating heteronormativity. Reading narrative form as a site of sexual content, however, makes the case for a sapphic undertext embedded primarily...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 480–500.
Published: 01 November 2022
... previously appeared as the works of sundry authorial eidolons. For a nineteenth‐century culture of collected editions, this act of rebinding represented a foundational moment. But Scott's novels also figured prominently within a robust tradition of commonplacing and scrapbooking in which books were...