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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Other in The Mysteries of Udolpho.” The New 18th Century: Theory, Politics, English Literature . Ed. Felicity Nussbaum and Laura Brown. New York: Methuen, 1987 . 231 –53. Claridge , Laura . “Parent-Child Tensions in Frankenstein: The Search for Communion.” Studies in the Novel 17 ( 1985...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the child. © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Alryyes Ala A. Original Subjects: The Child, the Novel, and the Nation . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2001 . Anesko Michael , ed. Letters, Fictions, Lives: Henry James and William Dean Howells . New...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 72–77.
Published: 01 May 2010
... results in an “intrinsically contradictory” form shaped by both “dynamism and limits.” Yet theories of the novel have traditionally ignored the implications of its history of serial publication. We tend to see the form of the Victorian novel as a coherent whole that begins with the hero as a child and...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 196–209.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of sacrificing the social and literary character who haunts modern fiction: the child of the plebeian who, like Emma Bovary or Septimus Warren Smith, proves able to live any form of experience. © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Auerbach Erich . Mimesis...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 May 2017
... child's toy is the archetypal object of the “prosaic imaginary,” at once material and symbolic, internal and external, partial and whole, destructive and therapeutic; an everyday object that is not simply typical high realist ballast but also the stuff of dreams. The essay suggests that the nineteenth...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
... imagined around figures such as Dr. O'Connor whose desire, as he says, to “boil some good man's potatoes and toss up a child … every nine months” reinforces his queer identity and annexes the importance of disability in many of the novel's characters. Modernist cultural representations of the pregnant male...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the family and, in various ways that I shall presently discuss, sets out to inquire after the child's legitimacy: is he or is he not the real Popenjoy? The plot hinges on the presumption of legitimacy, the legal solution to such situations of radical doubt. Novelistic epistemology encounters legal...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 488–491.
Published: 01 November 2011
... white wife lose their mixed-race child Mitt, who is horrifically smothered under a ‘dog-pile’ of white boys. Thus, Rody concludes, “similarly doomed, it seems, is the plot of the mixed child, ended before the book begins. These two tragedies make Lee’s interethnic vision itself, ultimately, an...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 323–327.
Published: 01 August 2013
... partially recognizes that the acts are play, not real, and so inhabits a space of calm simul- taneous with the play’s combat. In Wuthering Heights that exceptional state of peace exists in the “taboo child play” of “Heathcliff and Cathy’s forbidden excursions on the moors” (95). The nineteenth...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 190–192.
Published: 01 August 2007
... biological basis soon to be unequivocally posited for race (25). In contradistinction to much current work opposing male-authored to female-authored frontier romances, he argues that novels by James Fenimore Cooper, Lydia Maria Child and Catharine Maria Sedgwick progressively fos- tered racism, as...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 August 2003
... 1944-when the author was almost five years old-the Nazis were gathering up Jews in Hungary to send them to concentration camps. To protect their only child, Suleiman's parents sent her to a farm and left her there for a short period of time. The author speculates that during this period-which...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 258–280.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... The Salt Eaters . New York: Vintage, 1992 . Bambara , Toni Cade , and Louis Massiah, dirs. and prods. Those Bones Are Not My Child . New York: Vintage, 2000 . Coover , Robert . Interview with Larry McCaffery. Anything Can Happen: Interviews with Contemporary Novelists . Ed. Tom...
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 369–390.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... Through the use of a child's consciousness as "register of impressions" (Maisie 24), James's experiment with point of view proposes a new fictional optic, which, far from being a mere instrument of psychological realism, seeks to forge a narrative ma- chinery for the symbolization and negotiation...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
... money or memories of the past). Their story is that of the survival of the weak in a hostile world, and its end can only be death, understood as the eventual defeat of body and/or spirit in the struggle with the world and time. Such a story implies a different notion of the child from the one...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 28–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: Young women old in the vices of the commonest and worst life, were expected to profess themselves enthralled by the good child's book, the Adventures of Little Margery, who resided in the village cottage by the mill; severely reproved and morally squashed the miller when she was jive and...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 325–328.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Other is not confirmjng it will not validate you" (Read My Desire 25). Wyatt's argument is based on a Lacanian conception of ego formation. In Lacan's now famous "mirror-phase," the child, usually held up by its mother, sees itself in the mirror. This signals the end of infancy, the...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 August 2000
... their child. As Dabydeen's title suggests, A Harlot's Progress retells Hogarth's story, this time from the point of view of the black slave who appears in the second plate of the eponymous series. But if both novels tell untold stories, they do so with a major difference. While Gregory par...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 328–352.
Published: 01 November 2000
.... Berman , Carolyn Vellenga . “Undomesticating the Domestic Novel: Slavery and the Creole Woman in British, French and American Fiction.” Diss. Brown U , 2000 . Berry , Laura C. The Child, the State and the Victorian Novel . Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1999 . Bibb , Henry...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 205–206.
Published: 01 November 2007
... narrators: "We had a dog when I was a child I In one fretful passage he writes of the "plight" of so many of Ishiguro's characters: good citizens, who have "played by (and .. . been played by) the rules of an Order whose constitution assures [them] some protec- tion, but never enough, and never...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 303–304.
Published: 01 November 2007
...JEFF NUNOKAWA Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Works Cited Goffman , Erving . “On Cooling the Mark Out.” Psychiatry: Journal of Interpersonal Relations 15 ( 1952 ): 451 –63. Afterword: Now They Are Orphans JEFF NUNOKAWA We had a dog when I was a child, whom we...