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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... apparatus used in the novel's collar factory and the explicit figuring of architectural interiors as technologies of interiority. Both technologies show the process of identification central to the novel's narrative movement to be one of versioning , a media process encoded in the stamping technology...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of powerlessness” ( 109 ). But “The March” also activates Ngai's other aesthetic categories. The Rosie of “The March” is a contemporary black working woman as the blue-collar icon from WWII, muscular, dressed for the assembly line or welding shop, and militant, with a raised fist that has both black power...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 217–235.
Published: 01 August 2017
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 219–239.
Published: 01 August 2019
... appears in the Outer Station, where Marlow meets the dandy accountant, who is astonishing in his “unexpected elegance of get-up”: “high starched collar, white cuffs, a light alpaca jacket, snowy trousers, a clean necktie, and varnished boots. No hat. Hair parted, brushed, oiled, under a green-lined...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the fussy, stiff upper-collar of the ac- countant's starchy dress, this admiration is certainly an ironic one. Though trivial, these missteps sometimes undermine the readmgs built upon them. The emphasis on early modern- ist texts also seems to beg the question of how this argument might deal...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... characters themselves. This may be why she removes her characters to sub- urban Toronto at the novel’s end: the ramifications of that self-representation will be safely distant. Coda We might expect that essentially white-collar characters in a late twentieth-century...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Jameson’s influentialPostmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (1991) or Andrew Hoberek’s more recent work The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post–World War II American Fiction and White Collar Work (2005), con- temporary critics reaffirm Lukács’s claim that the novel recapitulates...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of the mouth, Ckzanne makes the face stand out starkly from the red chair and his wife's green skirt, an effect intensified by the relation- ship between her white blouse and its collar with the white paint laid on her face. Almost "bearded" by the white paint, the rest of the face and neck are painted...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 250–271.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Federal Highway 85, Alejandro Cartagena's widely celebrated series of photographs, Carpoolers (2011), captures construction workers and landscapers who commute daily from the blue-collar suburbs of Monterrey to San Pedro Garza García in the backs of pickup trucks (see figures 1–4 ). Each picture...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2002
... as long as he didn't interfere with another man's rights? Slaves held each other in bondage; a hostile starefrom one slave criticizing the behavior of another slave could be just as painful as a spiked collar--a gesture as fettering as a cage. (144) In this clear indictment of black...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
..., heading for his explosive reception at the Bowery Theater? In those days, Rice ~iouldemerge behind a mask ofburnt cork, sport- ing red-and-white stripes for pants and a long blue coat that boasted a star- spangled collar. On one occasion he improvised an act that became a national iegend...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., I got on the same car with several local musicians who were going out to a supper party. When the car was bowling off across the hill tops, I noticed a man in the further end, fast asleep. His coat collar was turned up, his linen crumpled, the make-up still discolored his eyes, his face was damp...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 411–433.
Published: 01 November 2001
... with his minute eggs. Indeed, the memory itself is really an opportunity to toy with contrasts of the great and the small, as James ponders the "very small" boys at their desks like dolls in a dollhouse in contrast to the "immense stature and presence" of Coe with "a vast velvet collar" spreading his...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 294–319.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in the collar with one hand, and opening the knife with my teeth. . . . And I stopped the blade, slicing the air as I pushed him away, letting him fall back to the street” (4). 5 Richard Wright Papers, Box 97, “Personal Correspondence,” Ralph Ellison, 1937–1953, 3 Novem- ber 1941...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 28–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
...; while Mary Queen of Scots, "in a dark wig, white shirt-collar, and male attire, was such a complete image of Lord Byron that the young ladies quite screamed when they saw it" (288). Han- nah More's inclusion as a wax-works dummy also alludes to her stock of charac- ters and formulaic didactic...