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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 424–442.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Alissa G. Karl What does it mean for a novel, or a nation, to “add up”? Where a number of prominent critics have outlined the ways in which the novel amounts to a persuasive representation of the nation, this essay considers another prominent discourse of accounting—economics—to evaluate the formal...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 319–324.
Published: 01 August 2014
... William . Neuromancer . New York : Ace , 1986 . Economic Fiction, 1945–2000 michael w. clune, American Literature and the Free Market, 1945–2000 (Cambridge: Cam- bridge UP, 2010), pp. 211, cloth, $93.00. Writing in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Michael W. Clune...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 205–208.
Published: 01 August 2004
...ALEX J. DICK GORDON BIGELOW, Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003), pp. 242, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Literature or Economics? GORDON BIGELOW, Fiction, Famine, and the...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2003
...RICHARD PEARCE ERIK DUSSERE, Balancing the Books: Faulkner, Morrison, and the Economics of Slavery (New York: Routledge, 2003), pp. 176, cloth, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Fictions of the Balance Sheet: Faulkner, Morrison, and the Economics...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Timothy Wientzen Exhibiting formal characteristics of works published decades later, Knut Hamsun's Hunger (1890) has long occupied a central position in genealogies of modernism. Its status in the modernist canon, however, has often come at the cost of disregarding the cultural and economic...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
... seemingly autonomous and self-sustaining pattern of affective engagements that he, nevertheless, demonstrates are supported by a set of economic relations to which his form consistently, but obliquely, gestures. While the Ververs work to turn economics into affect, James uses aesthetic form to force our...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Leslie Bruce In their debates preceding the 1857 Divorce Act, legislators unwittingly aligned abused wives and priests in ways that brought into focus both groups' economic dependence upon their superiors. I contend that Margaret Oliphant's Salem Chapel (1863) employs the very alignment Parliament...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2013
... restoration promoted in the work of Maria Edgeworth. The national tale and the historical novel offered different but overlapping assessments of the colonial process in Celtic Britain, each relying on its own vision of economic and cultural development. Trollope's book applies a skeptical critique to these...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... substantive rationality expresses this apparent contradiction: literary commercialism refers to the formal and impersonal laws of the economic market, while literary professionalism refers to the substantive ethos of service to the community and nation. In underscoring the incompatibility of the Jew and the...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 May 2018
... nonhuman themes, demonstrating the continuity of phenomena across botanical, economic, and cultural realms. Crucially, literature here serves as the primary means for critical elucidation rather than as the mere illustration of political ecological ideas. The limit case considered in the article—stories...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Talia Schaffer Abstract In this essay I argue that Lucy's traumatic condition comes from her experience navigating an emerging economic phenomenon. She is an early participant in global migrant caregiving. Initially involved in an intensive, all-engrossing care dyad, she then moves into what Arlie...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jonathan Arac Georg Lukács's Theory of the Novel locates the novel at a particular juncture within the history of Western spirit but not in relation to any specific social, political, or economic history. Mikhail Bakhtin, influenced by Lukács and also by Friedrich Schlegel's theorization of the...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... negotiate the determinism of the DNA that gives him the condition of hermaphroditism), economic (the family fortunes sit precariously atop Detroit in the 1970s), racial (the immigrants “become white”), and cultural (she/he is Greek American). The novel uses new biological epistemologies to alleviate both...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 2009
... lie latent in the length itself of the triple-decker novel? A reading of Bleak House suggests that its expansive form specifically allowed Dickens to represent multiple social, economic, and institutional networks. Linking the many characters in Bleak House is a dense overlapping of networked...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
... primarily through attacking Indian property law, which has historically excluded women from its purview. Whereas previous criticism has focused on Roy's exploration of female social ostracism, this essay addresses the precarious political, juridical, and economic status of women in the novel. The God of...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Matthew A. Taylor This essay contends that planetarity may be insufficiently divorced from globalization—its putative opposite—to provide a critical lens for understanding and countering its effects: specifically, anthropogenic climate change and global economic inequality. The argument begins by...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 26–48.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Antoine Traisnel This essay probes the complex entanglements of vision and capture in James Fenimore Cooper's The Prairie . It argues that the economic model and epistemic regime of “capture” that emerges at the turn of the nineteenth century hinges on a taxonomic power—broadly defined as a method...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 364–365.
Published: 01 August 2010
... modernization from the 1600s to the present. The genres that she examines are literature, money, and economic discourse, or what she prefers to call, more broadly, “financial writing.” One of her key premises is that all three genres both compete with each other and work together to determine modern...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 368–371.
Published: 01 August 2016
... their bottom line through philanthropy or “are doing well by doing good.” By honoring recent contributions to the category of corporate charity, the magazine pointedly applauds businesses for doing their part to uphold the image of capitalism as a benevolent economic system. “Not for the first time...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Mill on the Floss . 1860. Reprint, ed. Gordon S. Haight New York: Oxford UP, 1980 . Feltes , Norman . Literary Capital and the Late Victorian Novel . Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1993 . Fetter , Frank W. “Economic Controversy in the British Reviews, 1802–1850.” Economica 32...