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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 428–431.
Published: 01 November 2006
...PRITI JOSHI TIMOTHY L. CARENS, Outlandish English Subjects in the Victorian Domestic Novel (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2005), pp. 256, hardcover, $69.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Domestic Ethnographies TIMOTHY L. CAWNS, Outlandish English Subjects in...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2019
...John Kucich Abstract Generic innovation has the potential to create strong new frameworks for political discourse. Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South hybridizes two nineteenth-century narrative genres—political melodrama and domestic fiction—to invite readerly involvement in the creation of new...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 46–68.
Published: 01 May 2001
...JANET C. MYERS Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Works Cited Archibald , Diana C. “Angel in the Bush: Exporting Domesticity through Female Emigration.” Ed. Kranidis. 228 –47. Brontë , Charlotte . Jane Eyre . New York: Penguin, 1996 . Brontë , Charlotte...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 533–537.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kathy Alexis Psomiades And yet what is ultimately most compelling and most problematic about this book is its view of realism. The juxtaposition of fiction and nonfiction, the insistence on the materiality of the domestic as opposed to its discursive aspects, the culmination of the book in...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 26–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... intangibility. Still, the true miracle in the novel is the reformation caused by the girl's superfluous writing. By thus staging a fable of domestication through verbal manners, Pamela contributes, decisively but problematically, to the consolidation of domestic fiction. Both the residual omnipresence of the...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 August 2010
... people” as a whole in what appears to be a throwaway line, this epithet expresses the theoretical crux of the novel's provocative engagement with a Victorian politics of population. Where recent critics approach the novel genre primarily as a vehicle for domestic ideology and a technology of...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... legal authority within a domestic framework. However, Oliphant's ambivalence regarding both the sensation novel and the writing woman impels her to create a “sanitized” sensational plot capable of accommodating her sense of propriety as well as her understanding of women's legal and social limitations...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 2009
... narration rather than in event and sometimes in a contest between the two. This sapphic structuring of the novel first takes form in seventeenth-century erotic fictions, but more surprisingly, it also characterizes such eighteenth-century domestic novels as Eliza Haywood's The Masqueraders , Frances...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 8–34.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Julie Park Revisiting Richardson's Pamela as a site of “spatial formalism,” this essay maintains that the notion of the domestic interior as a setting conducive to psychological interiority requires further materialist analysis. It argues that the interiority of Pamela hinges less on characters...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
... that what Dracula views as exotic is the domestic, the home, sexuality, and marriage. Dracula , this is to say, is not about heterosexual marriage threatened or perverted but about its successful fulfillment. If Dracula is written from the perspective of a closeted gay man, as much scholarship contends...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2012
... texts now participate in multiple cultures that trouble the boundaries between domestic and foreign, “us” and “them.” Reading deliriously outlines an approach to reading that values transnational circuits of comparison and aggregation for the way they might reconstruct the imagined reader as a navigator...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
... narratives that he represents as barbarous, foreign, and antiquated. But he also follows other Augustan authors in acknowledging that the entertainments popular in the culture of spectacle had distinctly modern, domestic origins and that the residual “superstition” they cultivated was really the commodity...
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Novel (1 November 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 (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 290–296.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Margaret Cohen From Ian Watt's reading of Robinson Crusoe , novel critics valuing realism as the highest expression of the form have tried to domesticate adventure fiction and the rambling dispositions of its protagonists. In contrast, this essay argues that such rambling explores a foundational...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 2009
... domesticity that usually underpin the Victorian novel. The essay concludes by suggesting that the expansive length of Bleak House makes it more successful than many recent attempts at capturing the complexity and power of networked social experience, and it ends with the contention that Dickens merges...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... experimentation drawn from a global cultural palette while exploring domestic or local themes. Like their Egyptian literary forerunners, these young writers addressed social and political questions, but both the urban and the geopolitical context within which they worked had altered dramatically as a result of...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., all art practice in Frankenstein becomes tied to death and remains—whether it is the anatomical drawing recoded as vanitas or the creature's literal tableaux vivants turned nature morte . In this way, Shelley's philosophical novel on the values of domestic work and affection gets expressed precisely...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 219–235.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., account of Japanese domestic politics. More suggestively, Chesterton problematically demarcates too fast a distinction between an Orientalist writing that makes serious, and therefore falsifiable, claims about its subject, and one whose engagement with the Orient is so fanciful as to disclaim any such...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... body is de-formed. Although mud stages a crisis for the English social body in a domestic framework, the essay concludes by looking at how the crisis that mud names is actually the occasion to reconstitute England in an imperial register. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Bleak...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2000
... study in the development of the history of indi- vidualism-the history that forms and shakes the modern world. It tells of publicizing and making sensational the domestication of nineteenth-century life and ideology. Its overall subject is the making and the significance of Victorian domesticity...