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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the predicament of the well-married wife has implications for the much-debated question of the novel's relationship to homosexuality and to the “closet.” The argument reverses the more common view of postcolonial and queer theorists concerning orientalism and perversion in Stoker's novel by suggesting...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Domestication of the Savage Mind); the road through the forest as a symbol of writing and its power; and the solitary man, shut up in a closet, who attends to a disembodied voice but is distracted by noises from outside as a metonym for the experience of reading. While Achebe expresses a deep ambivalence about...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Ann Ducille Reviews Unspeakable Things Written aliyyah i. abdur-rahman, Against the Closet: Black Political Longing and the Erotics of Race (Durham: Duke UP, 2012), pp. 200, cloth, $84.95, paper, $23.95. In a conclusion titled...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2000
... modernist formalism as an "alibi of abstraction" cries out for further attention. How might Katz expand her account to include consideration of the ways in which mod- ernist abstraction, as Sedgwick has argued in Epistemology of the Closet, enables the abjec- tion "not of just any body, the...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 513–516.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in The Metamorphosis of Ajax (1596) for an indoor water closet: “[P]eople didn’t want to seem too clean” (12). Sophie Gee’s fascinating study of waste in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries describes a kind of hygienic arc that springs from an odd sort of love affair with dung in the...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 323–324.
Published: 01 November 2007
... markers of "out" or "closeted" status, and of the political implications of this status. In Lucey's account, Gide, Colette, and Proust have a common goal: to link together their explorations of 1) the social position of writing on same-sex sexualities, 2) good writing, and 3) (perceived)sexual...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
... . “ Attitudes toward Henry James .” The Question of Henry James: A Collection of Critical Essays . Ed. Dupree F. W. . New York : Holt , 1945 . 273 – 80 . Ronell Avital . Stupidity . Urbana : U of Illinois P , 2002 . Savoy Eric . “ Embarrassments: Figure in the Closet .” Henry...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 424–431.
Published: 01 November 2000
... text both in and out of the closet," evokes a remarkable "variety of guarded, disavowing, dis- sassociative responses from reader or critic" (32). Rabatk, like Norris, uses the figure of Oscar Wilde to explore Joyce's response to homoeroticism, but in his short essay he concen- trates on the...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., and prodded him to get it there. And given that computers can position annotations at the bottom of the page, why are there no less than forty-seven pages of often lengthy and thoughtful notes closeted away in the back, where they will surely gather dust? ...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the canonical privileges granted to Sade and Sacher-Masoch rings true once one considers Haggerty's incisive and illurmnating reflections on the sexuality of "haunted children" (Turn ofthe Screw, Otranto), the epistemologies of "closet" dramas (The Mysterious Mother, The Castle Spectre...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 May 2002
... preserve the "generic hygiene" (25) of her "finished" oeuvre. Catherine, or The Bower is, provocatively, both scribally and generically incomplete: it was a belated product of cross-generational collaboration, and it lacks a marriage-ending. Tuite argues that the text is "a closet drama of literary...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 308–312.
Published: 01 August 2019
...-detached. Works Cited Sedgwick Eve Kosofsky . Epistemology of the Closet . Berkeley : U of California P , 2008 . Woolf Virginia . Mr. Bennet and Mrs. Brown . London : Hogarth , 1924 . ...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2007
... permeate dis- courses" (27); ever since, queer critics have been scouring the discourses, becoming connoisseurs of these various silences. Sedgwick's Behueen Ailm (along with Episterrrolo~of fJie Closet-)offers one of the field's most powerful examples of symptomatic reading-or what Sedgwick...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2007
... remind us of the anach- ronistic nature of supposed givens concerning same-sex sexualities such as modern-day markers of "out" or "closeted" status, and of the political implications of this status. In Lucey's account, Gide, Colette, and Proust have a common goal: to link together their...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 493–496.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the Closet, neither ‘sex’ nor ‘sexuality’ appears in the index of Empire’’ [13 To bridge this divide, Mullen rethinks the version of Foucault that underpins queer theory, contributing to the ongoing reevaluation begun by Lynne Huffer in Mad for Foucault. He also draws attention to the...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 May 2013
... . Sass Louis . Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Thought . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 1998 . Sedgwick Eve Kosofsky . Epistemology of the Closet . Berkeley : U of California P , 1991 . Trilling Lionel . The Liberal Imagination . New...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
... company of other readers. Axiom 1 of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's Epistemology of the Closet , “People are different from each another” (22), comments obliquely on such surprise. Sedgwick by no means imagines such difference affords us an escape from the “indispensable” “axes of categorization” that form...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., 2007 . Sedgwick , Eve Kosofsky . The Epistemology of the Closet . Berkeley: U of California P, 1990 . Velasco , Sherry . Male Delivery: Reproduction, Effeminacy, and Pregnant Men in Early Modern Spain . Nashville: Vanderbilt UP, 2006 . Pregnant Men: Modernism, Disability...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 8–34.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., writing closets, bedrooms, and gardens of the stately home that also feature in the novel and have received critical attention. 5 I argue that the interiority of Pamela hinges less on characters' emotions than on its ability to move between different spatial interiors, from those of domestic...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 467–485.
Published: 01 November 2016
... James and the Culture of Publicity . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 1997 . Sedgwick Eve Kosofsky . “ The Beast in the Closet: James and the Writing of Homosexual Panic .” Epistemology of the Closet . Berkeley : U of California P , 1990 . 182 – 212 . Seltzer Mark . Henry James and...