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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Trilby that so enthralled readers make women's sexual awakening dependent on their falling into dream states that override consciousness to highlight the body and unleash its innate desires. Revolving around depraved seductions, these somnambulist thrillers help orchestrate modern women's sexual turn...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 May 2009
....” Contending with Stanley Cavell . Ed. Russell B. Goodman. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005 . 140 -56. Dreams of Perfection andrew h. miller, The Burdens of Perfection: On Ethics and Reading in Nineteenth-Century British Literature (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2008), pp. 278, cloth...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 196–209.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Jacques Rancière In The Waves , one of the characters dreams of “a wandering thread, lightly joining one thing to another.” This essay situates this dream within the problem of modern fiction. Fiction was defined by Aristotle as an arrangement of actions according to necessity or verisimilitude...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that the child's toy is the archetypal object of the “prosaic imaginary,” at once material and symbolic, internal and external, partial and whole, destructive and therapeutic; an everyday object that is not simply typical high realist ballast but also the stuff of dreams. The essay suggests that the nineteenth...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
... as well as the promise involved in turning one's readers simultaneously into participants and critical witnesses to one's story. Cather's distinctive form of modernism hinges on the way that she postulates a dichotomy between the world of aesthetic dreaming and the world of hard facts—then asserts...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to the liberal Anglophone West and its expanding frontiers. Realism wars seem to erupt at the sites of struggle between norms of finite social description and dreams of expansive political projection. That tension runs as a fault line between the integrated secular authority and broad universalist myths of both...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the anachronistic dream of recovering the collective experiences of preindustrial life masks the author's insertion into an industrialized system of literary production. The concluding portion of this discussion turns to F. Scott Fitzgerald's affiliated attempt to recreate or refashion the fairy tale...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in narrative form is the subject of Irina Paperno's study, whose title— “Who, What Am I?” —quotes the questions Tolstoy repeatedly posed to himself along this quest. Paperno's previous book, Stories of Soviet Experience: Memoirs, Diaries, Dreams (2009), provided a fascinating examination of post-Soviet...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Zarena Aslami Jaffe Audrey , The Victorian Novel Dreams of the Real: Conventions and Ideology ( New York : Oxford UP , 2016 ), pp. 200 , cloth, $65.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 If you followed the rhetoric of the 2016 presidential election, you might have...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Richard H. Brodhead Buell Lawrence , The Dream of the Great American Novel ( Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2014 ) , pp. xii + 567, cloth $39.95 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 In 2006, colleagues in American literary studies awarded Lawrence Buell the Jay Hubbell...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 387–392.
Published: 01 November 2009
... as a disguise of a buried “latent meaning,” Žižek writes, this may actually represent only one facet even of Freud’s thinking. The interpretation of symptoms, as with dreams, in fact demands that we focus our energies not on the buried meaning itself but on the fact of its having taken this disguised...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2005
... , Elaine . Dreaming by the Book . New York: Farrar, 1999 . Shuttleworth , Sally . “Fairy Tale or Science? Physiological Psychology in Silas Marner.” Languages of Nature: Critical Essays on Science and Literature . Ed. L.J. Jordanova New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1986 . 244 –87...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
... of friction. That moment can be understood, in part, as the moment when the ethos of the American Dream, as grounded in liberal democratic ideologies of self-reliance and linear progress, comes into conflict with the political and social self-organization of blacks as a group. One of the larger...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 23–43.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to have had it from nobody.—Very odd! . . . [I]t must have been a dream. I am a great dreamer. I dream of every body at Highbury when I am away” (271). The so-called weirdness of this dream-sequence-that-is-not lies precisely in its canny resemblance to the workings of free indirect discourse itself...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Amanda Anderson Aslami Zarena , The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State . ( New York : Fordham UP , 2012 ), pp. 195 , cloth, $55.00 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Novel States...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 289–306.
Published: 01 November 2003
... finance generally the seeds of a project of liberation, or a potential site of liberation: "For Ulysses is grounded in real states, in real possibilities, real outcomes, even though it recog- nizes how subtly these are interwoven with dreams of possibilities that have not been and may never...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Tolstoy. Indeed, What Is to Be Done? frequently defies the expectations of realist literature: it is marked by dreams and supraordinary char- acters and guided by a self-conscious, obtrusive narrator, who repeatedly inter- rupts the primary narrative. These features, which have led many critics to view...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 157–175.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to computational theory, from logical positivism to American neoclassical economics,” all of which, Mirowksi demonstrates in his commanding book Machine Dreams , gained epistemic force in the postwar period due to metaphors derived from the electronic digital computer and its communicational functions (ibid...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 442–459.
Published: 01 November 2019
... something give and with the next blow the bit sinks in deep, deeper than he has ever driven before. John Henry thinks, we've hit the western cut. The two ends of the tunnel have met. He is about to cheer. They have won Captain Johnson's bonus. Then the blood comes. (238) In this dream, the cuts...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 86–111.
Published: 01 August 2004
... . Dora: An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria . New York: Touchstone, 1997 . Freud , Sigmund . The Interpretation of Dreams . Trans. James Strachey. New York: Avon, 1965 . Freud , Sigmund . “The Moses of Michelangelo.” Writings on Literature and Art . Trans. James Strachey. Stanford...