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Novel (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 (2010) 43 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the quantity of life it produces—a problem that the disciplinary logic and contractual formations of earlier domestic fiction were never designed to solve—Dickens's novels of life and death in the city find a new impetus for literary production. We might call this the biopolitical imagination. © 2010...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in 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 (2022) 55 (2): 200–217.
Published: 01 August 2022
... are therefore central to revealing how her affective discourses surrounding her representations of domestic characters further complicate the representations of rational, self-interested economic man. In placing Austen's fiction within the critical debates emerging between nineteenth-century political...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Armstrong , Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . New York: Oxford UP, 1987 . Du Maurier , George . Trilby . 1894. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1999 . Eliot , George . Daniel Deronda . 1876. New York...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 178–183.
Published: 01 August 2007
...SARAH WINTER CAROLYN VELLENGA BERMAN, Creole Crossings: Domestic Fiction and the Reform of Colonial Slavery (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006), pp. 240, cloth, $39.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Transatlantic Abolition CAROLYN VELLENGA BERMAN, Creole...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 August 2021
... they do celebrate a heroine's development, they confine it to the private sphere. That explanation fits well with a longstanding complaint about heroines in social problem fiction: that their political engagements are checked by late-flowering courtship plots and domestic resolutions. 7 In Frances...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 343–349.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Justus Nieland SUSAN EDMUNDS, Grotesque Relations: Modernist Domestic Fiction and the U.S. Welfare State (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008), pp. 258, cloth, $55.00. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Mao , Douglas , and Rebecca L. Walkowitz. “The Changing Profession: The New...
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Novel (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 (2018) 51 (3): 533–537.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and working-class camaraderie that themselves protest that inequity. The central arguments about the novel and domesticity that Fraiman seeks to counter here and throughout the book are Nancy Armstrong's argument in Desire and Domestic Fiction that domesticity is not trivial precisely because...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 8–34.
Published: 01 May 2017
... 188 – 90 . Armstrong Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction . New York : Oxford UP , 1987 . Armstrong Nancy , and Tennenhouse Leonard . “ The Interior Difference: A Brief Genealogy of Dreams, 1650–1717 .” The Politics of Difference . Ed. Nussbaum Felicity . Spec. issue...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 428–431.
Published: 01 November 2006
... tropes in domestic fiction and explicate the cultural work such reiteration accomplishes. The classic-and best-reading is Susan Meyer's of Jane Eyre in lrnperialisrn at Home: Race and Victorian Women's Fiction (1996). She brilliantly demonstrates that within the logic of the novel itself...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . New York : Oxford UP , 1987 . Reviews Protestantism and Its Discontents allison conway, The Protestant Whore: Courtesan Narrative and Religious Controversy...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Joseph Drury The performative dimension of Fielding's fiction has often frustrated the attempts of critics to read the machinery of his plot through the lens of rationalist Enlightenment philosophy. Rather than a deity or benevolent magistrate, Fielding's narrator has seemed more like a trickster...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 328–352.
Published: 01 November 2000
.... Berman , Carolyn Vellenga . “Undomesticating the Domestic Novel: Slavery and the Creole Woman in British, French and American Fiction.” Diss. Brown U , 2000 . Berry , Laura C. The Child, the State and the Victorian Novel . Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1999 . Bibb , Henry...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... : Oxford UP , 1997 . Ariès Philippe . Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life . New York : Vintage , 1965 . Armstrong Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . New York : Oxford UP , 1987 . ———. How Novels Think: The Limits...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 May 2010
... , Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . New York: Oxford UP, 1987 . ———. How Novels Think: The Limits of British Individualism from 1719–1900 . New York: Columbia UP, 2005 . Blake , William . “Letter to Dr. Trusler.” 1799. Complete Writings...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to Amend the Law Relating to the Custody of Infants , 1839 (2 & 3 Victoria, c. 54) . Armstrong Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . New York : Oxford UP , 1987 . ———. How Novels Think: The Limits of Individualism from 1719–1900 . New York...