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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 364–365.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Patrick Brantlinger MARY POOVEY, Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain (Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2008), pp. 496, cloth, $59.00, paper, $24.00. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 The Literature of Economy mary...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Post-Colonial Moment . Durham : Duke UP , 1993 . Poovey Mary . Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2008 . Reading for the Words garrett stewart, Novel Violence: A...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 November 2012
...—classifications that only began to emerge after print capitalism had reached a certain point of development in the eighteenth century—have teasing affinities with instruments of credit. Critics such as Marc Shell, Jean-Joseph Goux, Martha Woodmansee, Mary Poovey, and many others have explored these points...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
... . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1980 . Brantlinger , Patrick . Fictions of State: Culture and Credit in Britain, 1694–1994 . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1996 . Bushnell , John P. “Maggie Tulliver’s ‘Stored-Up Force’: A Re-Reading of The Mill on the Floss.” Studies in the Novel 16 ( 1984 ): 378 –95...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 66–85.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., 2003 . Monaghan , David , ed. New Casebooks: Emma . Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1992 . Mulcaire , Terry . “Public Credit; or, The Feminization of Virtue in the Marketplace.” PMLA 114.5 ( 1999 ): 1029 –42. Nokes , David . Jane Austen: A Life . London: Fourth Estate, 1997...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 513–516.
Published: 01 November 2011
... how Chaos can produce the world of hack writers and publishers. Contemporary concerns about the new concept of credit emerge in this chapter, concerns about something that seems to turn “scraps of paper from trash to treasure” (85), as the plenitude of Grub Street writing wall | not afraid...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 November 2013
... governance must first be accepted as a norm, which is to say as both desirable and possible. “The burden of my argument,” Marx writes, “will be to show how fiction refurbishes government as well as criticizes it” (1). Marx gets extra credit for overcoming the squea- mishness that has kept high...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 161–162.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., and the eventual adoption of public mailboxes (this last an invention credited to novelist and postal inspector Anthony Trollope). The result was that “the mail suddenly came to offer a figure for a comprehensive society, with a multiplicity of classes and voices” (42), a figure produced in the...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 May 2011
... many forms of Victorian photography that unsettle our usual assumptions, according to Novak. As the title announces, Realism, Photography, and ­Nineteenth-Century Fiction takes up the frequently discussed relationship between realism and photography. To his credit, Novak presents dramatically new...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 499–501.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Origins to the Present Day . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2006 . Poovey Mary . Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2008 . Shaw Harry E. Narrating Reality: Austen, Scott, Eliot . Ithaca : Cornell UP...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2002
... masthead, "Conducted by Charles Dickens." This "mononymous" format, as one pro- spective contributor dubbed it, allowed him to be credited for pieces he had not written, especially in foreign markets. The second chapter takes up the staff-written 1856 Christmas number, "The Wreck of the Golden Mary...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 November 2012
... emphasis on induction (claiming that modernist aesthetics yield a postcolonial philology) and instead credit his own postcolonial philology with generating a non-Eurocentric history of modernism. GoGwilt’s project certainly sets new linguistic and literary coordinates for modernism, but these...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 November 2006
... given them credit for (we might here invoke such seminal works as George Levine's The Realistic itnaginafion or anything by J. Hillis Miller). In fact, we would have to reach back to Lytton Strachey-which Jones does on the first page of his book-in order to find a writer who actually dismisses the...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 371–374.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the text, such as ‘history “the abstraction of their arguments,” he goes on to say, “is problematic” (73). Gandal sees those problems in Walter Benn Michaels’s seminal Our America (1995), a work he credits with instructing his own interpretative practices but that, in adhering to New...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 515–518.
Published: 01 November 2010
... century’s political discourse but also in literary culture—even if that image functioned most often as a means to indict those who failed the test. As compelling as I found many of the parallels McCann draws between literary and political history, one of his central claims cannot be fully credited...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 May 2011
... its theory of wholeness and reconnection in this decidedly African-centered ontology of black being, chapter 2 credits Jean Toomer’s 1923 novel Cane as the urtext for the contemporary novel of slavery. Admittedly, I tend to think of Olaudah Equiano’s eighteenth-century slave narrative, as well...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 313–316.
Published: 01 August 2011
... avoidance of the form. Latham, to his credit, is sharply critical of such manipulation, even as he helps us make sense of it as vital to the modernist landscape. 316 novel | summer 2011 Though with resolutely different motives, a similar act of score-settling underlies Jean Rhys’s...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 466–469.
Published: 01 November 2012
... awe-inspiring ability to alter its superficial features while retaining—­ increasing—its hold on us. So why insist on the newness of the situation? I will risk the intentional fallacy here to suggest that Collins may have embraced the argument “it’s new” because, to his immense credit, he...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 502–505.
Published: 01 November 2012
... character in eighteenth-century Britain alongside the financial risks inherent in the accompanying rise of global trade and the credit economy. “Modern culture,” in short, “has made trusting strangers a daily trial, dilemma, and obses- sion” (7). The seemingly counterintuitive act of caring about...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and substance from Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer’s landmark Leviathan and the Air Pump (1989), written when antiscience iconoclasm in the humanities had hit one of its periodic fervent peaks. Lewis, to her credit, is less interested in exposing the ‘‘ideological mist’’ of scientific practice than...