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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2011
... fashion a contemporary Christian multicultural identity suitably cleansed of the complexity of what Frederick Douglass had earlier called “Christian slavery.” Gilead 's fashioning of a liberal Christian multiculturalism in response to the conservative evangelical and fundamentalist Christian resurgence...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 292–295.
Published: 01 August 2015
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 August 2003
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2007
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 472–476.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Christian Thorne The Other Hanoverians simon dickie, Cruelty and Laughter: Forgotten Comic Literature and the Unsentimental Eighteenth Century (Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2011), pp. 384, $50.00, cloth; $37.50, paper. Chances are that you are going to enjoy Simon...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of Dickens's concern with London's dangerously overcrowded graveyards, but by the 1840s and 1850s the fate of the corpse had also become a key point of contention in the struggle between an orthodox Christian dualism and an emergent psycho-physiology, the latter of which defended itself against charges...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... This article focuses on literary portraiture in the Jesus novel, a genre of historical fiction that emerged independently in different national literatures from the 1830s onward alongside several parallel developments, including the secularization of biblical scholarship, the rediscovery of early Christian...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 474–481.
Published: 01 November 2009
... origins in the literal occupation of shepherds. For Foucault, much of the specificity of our Judeo-Christian inheritance may be traced to the vocation of the sheepherder and his ability to turn cross-species pity or empathy into the action of protective care and governance. Far from the Madding Crowd can...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... rationality expresses this apparent contradiction: literary commercialism refers to the formal and impersonal laws of the economic market, while literary professionalism refers to the substantive ethos of service to the community and nation. In underscoring the incompatibility of the Jew and the Christian...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2002
... ( 1970 ): 3 –17. Ajayi , J.F.A. Christian Missions in Nigeria. The Making of a New Elite . Evanston: Northwestern UP, 1969 . Amadiume , Ifi . Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and Sex in African Society . London and New Jersey: Zed Books, 1987 . Appiah , Kwame Anthony...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of physical and emotional hardships by missionaries in their diaries, letters, and journals was not just a call for stronger support back home but also an appeal to localizing and even adapting the Christian message to indigenous worldviews. Anguished lamentations of failure in conversions were offset...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 32–50.
Published: 01 May 1999
... . Carroll , David . George Eliot and the Conflict of Interpretations . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994 . Carroll , David , ed. George Eliot: The Critical Heritage . New York: Barnes and Noble, 1971 . Chalmers , Thomas . The Application of Christianity to the Commercial and Ordinary...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 279–297.
Published: 01 November 2008
...OLAKUNLE GEORGE Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 Works Cited Adorno , Theodor . Minima Moralia: Reflections From Damaged Life . Trans. E. F. N. Jephcott London: Verso, 1974 . Ajayi , J.F.A. Christian Missions in Nigeria 1841–1891: The Making of a New Élite . Evanston...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
... as in response to ongoing public debates over the regulation of weddings. By attending to the early marriage plot’s deep attachment to Christian, rural, and gentlemanly national ideals, I aim to show that the midcentury fictions that centered their narratives onA nglican wed- dings did so as part...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 May 2017
... but rather what Pecora calls the “afterlife of the novel,” a phase in which novels begin to return to Christian theology (and Calvinism in particular) in order to make sense of “a profound and almost inhuman shame at the fate of being human” (2). Pecora's first chapter takes up this claim through a study...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 367–370.
Published: 01 November 2008
... to the revelation of a "heart of dark- ness" within supposedly civilized, Christian English souls. Even in texts that rationalize slaughtering the "mutineers," such as Lt. V. D. Majendie's Up Among the Pandies (1859), there is a revulsion against uncontrolled "vengeance" and bloodshed. Majendie exhibits...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 18–51.
Published: 01 August 2007
... other moral principles. Given the social contingencies of that moral universe, any straight-and-narrow Christian teleology is shown to be chimerical if not bankrupt. In its ranging and unpredictable hybridity, in its urgency, in its embrace of trauma and uncertainty as a central trope...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of this argument were Gilbert and Gubar, in their chapter on Wuthering Heights. Brontë, they believe, inverts heaven and hell, making the satanic Heathcliff into a hero and converting the moors—a pagan, androgynous place—into an anti-Christian heaven. They see Brontë as committed...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... . Dennis , T. J. Akwukwọ Ogugu nke Izizi /Awukwoọ Ogugu nke Ibọa: Ibo Reader, I and II . London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1904 . Derrida , Jacques . Of Grammatology . Trans. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1976 . Echeruo , Michael J. C...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 176–183.
Published: 01 May 2010
...” and English National Identity . Durham: Duke UP, 1995 . Shelley , Mary . Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus, the 1818 Version . 2nd ed. Ed. D. L. Macdonald and Scherf Kathleen. Peterborough: Broadview, 1999 . Waldron , Jeremy . God, Locke, and Equality: Christian Foundations of John...