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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 360–382.
Published: 01 November 2020
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 292–295.
Published: 01 August 2015
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 18–44.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 August 2003
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 155–178.
Published: 01 August 2006
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2007
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... iconography, and western archeological advances into Palestine. The principal authors under consideration—Franz Delitzsch, Lew Wallace, and Ferdinando Petruccelli—each exploited a potent combination of ancient Christ images and modern race theory to construct detailed literary portraits of the historical...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of race elaborated by Locke. The New Negro movement found its icon in the redemptive image of “the black body as crucified Christ” (89), an icon that was well established in African American tradition. Locke's anthology closed with an essay by W. E. B. Du Bois calling for “a black apostle” and for “race...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
... –66. ———. What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2005 . The Passion of the Christ . By Benedict , Fitzgerald and Dir. Mel Gibson Mel Gibson. Icon, 2004 . “Pastor Dies at Passion Screening.” BBC News 23 Mar. 2004 . < http...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
... a lamb to kill and eat, "but on the condition that they sacrifice it to God before barbequeing it" (68). They prepare an altar on a rock in the woods, which they adorn with flowers; they elect Miss Lonelyhearts "priest"; and they chant "Christ, Christ, Jesus Christ" until Lonelyhearts brings...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
...). Carroll invokes a similar spirit in a satire he wrote on Christ Church politics; in his American Telegrams, he used the violence of the American Civil War to parody ‘‘ongoing efforts by Christ Church Students to wrest from the Canons some of their decision-making powers’’ (Cohen 247). 16...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... pû me corrompre, ils m'ont assassiné” (“Not having been able to corrupt me, they assassinated me”)—is punctuated by the single knife wound that some equate with Christ's stigmata. Critics frequently point to two sources of inspiration for David's neoclassical treatment of Marat's body. In pose...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Bible: New Revised Standard Version . 1989 . Ed. Meeks Wayne A. Bassler Jouette M. Lemke Werner E. Niditch Susan Schuller Eileen M. . New York : Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. , 1993 . Hungerford Amy...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 284–303.
Published: 01 August 2019
... faith rests and the serial denier of Christ's divinity. 1 This ambiguity implies that for Coetzee, the waters of belief have become murkier in the ten years that separate these two novels. While in Elizabeth Costello , the demand for belief seems to originate from an external source—a panel...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of the venerable Afrikaner anti-apartheid activist, Bram Fischer, as the Anti-Christ, Gordimer identifies demonology as a specie of the National Party's political myth-making (Essential 73). Disinclined, however, to regard the Mandela-as-Savior myth as the obverse of the apartheid myth of the Anti...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 229–243.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of Christ") to overwhelm it (226). This train of thought is italicized and rendered in an archaic peroration ("Slava, Fyodor Michailovich! May your name resound forever in the halls offame!" [226 which makes the judgment of its tone hazardous. But in what follows, the tone is less gratuitous, more...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 May 2004
... sinfulness, innocence attains a spectacular currency. There is an argument for reading Walt here as a Christ figure. The situation in which Jesus Christ made such a sensation was also one of "absolute sinfulness": this is the meaning of the passage in Matthew's gospel where Jesus tells his followers...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... at the popular writer Elizabeth Stuart Phelps and her Story of Jesus Christ (1897) before turning to Du Bois's “The Church and the Negro” (1913). In the necessary and possibly predictable chapter, “Feminine Niceness,” Bramen brings up the codes of sentimentality in relation to the nineteenth-century “Cult...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 August 2000
... for sadism appears to escape Mungo, but such irony has a lofty tradition behind it. And the fact of Mungo's abuse does not render him incapable of loving his abuser. Nor does it make him unappreciative of his role as Christ's surrogate. Moreover, the possibility that Thistlewood uses a self-serving...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 312–315.
Published: 01 August 2017
... , seen as “[c]onsistent with the view of epilepsy as a form of innate moral deficiency” (192). This evaluation certainly comes as news to anyone who has read Dostoevsky's The Idiot , in which the epileptic Prince Myshkin is basically another coming of Christ. As I suggested above, although...