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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 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... their political convictions, resisting a total absorption into an American cultural economy. Though none of these writers were products of the creative writing program, their cases help establish that the Cold War American university setting was not merely a conduit to professionalism but also a...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 424–442.
Published: 01 November 2010
...” (or the balance of “inputs” and “outputs” to national, economic, or political systems) in the 1930s. Handily demonstrated by Phillips's economic computer, a machine built to literally embody Britain's economy, Keynesian thought in particular is invested in quantifying and containing the nation's...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Small Things' feminist legal critique is not only perceptive and timely, but it also offers a crucial insight into the political stakes of the novel's aesthetic form. I use political and legal theory to identify India's property law and juridical economy as “possessive,” or exclusionary, and to explain...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Kevin A. Morrison This article examines representations of gestural and rhetorical modes of male suffering in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights and George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss . It argues that these novels, focusing on the transition from a traditional yeoman economy to a system of...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 368–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
... economy and shifting conceptions of literary character, I trace how the Austenian marriage plot that so crucially shaped the nineteenth-century British novel trains us to be primarily interested in a form of heterosexually structured interiority that measures its depth, in part, through its distance from...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
... discontinuity associated with newly enfranchised Irish populations—the very modes of thought and feeling Enlightenment theories of sociality had classified as disruptive to sympathetic economy—prove key to internalizing and embodying statistical abstractions. The unruly affective signature of the masses long...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... declining manufacturing economy. The new biology allows Cal to imagine his condition and his conditions of narration as those of plenitude (like those of Tiresias). He can narrate through his grandparents' and parents' mouths—literally make himself—as he recounts the night his parents conceived him. The...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., this essay uses the concepts of globalectics, heterotopia, liminality, and heteroglossia to argue that the novel is the ultimate heterotopia, containing in itself or rather reflecting in a more holistic manner than probably any other genre all the other spaces of the economy, politics, culture, values...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 157–175.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the digital logic of recent political economy. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Tom McCarthy Remainder networks digitality trauma Recovering from injuries caused by falling objects, an unnamed man spends his time and a seven-figure out-of-court settlement modeling and...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... differences is central to the moral economy of mid-nineteenth-century realism. To live inside a liberal dispensation that takes its realist fictions seriously means recognizing the work that characters like Pip in Dickens's Great Expectations (and persons like ourselves) put into stories about our own...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 205–208.
Published: 01 August 2004
... inter- weaves these discussions into an account of how the speculations of political economy became the doctrines of economics. The first two chapters deal exclusively with economic theory. Bigelow begins by suggesting that the roots of classical political economy lie in eighteenth-century...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 May 2001
...JENNIFER RUTH CATHY SHUMAN, Pedagogical Economies: The Examination and the Victorian Literary Man (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000), pp. 255, cloth, $49.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Reviews Testing...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2003
..., Berkeley. His essay was reworked from a chapter of his dissertation, "Occult Economies: Irish Literatures in Debt." TODD KUCHTA,who teaches at Whitman College, is completing his doctoral dissertation in English at Indiana University. Entitled "Semi-Detatched Empire," it examines the...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
... revelation that typifies the plot of Great Expectations (1860-61)' reminding us that while Pip plays at work with Joe and idles in London with Herbert Pocket, an imperial economy is built off- stage by the slave labor of convicts like Magwitch, labor that both supports and under- mines Pip's...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
...DEANNA KREISEL Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Works Cited Auerbach , Nina . “The Power of Hunger: Demonism and Maggie Tulliver.” Nineteenth-Century Fiction 30 ( 1975 ): 150 –71. Berg , Maxine . The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy, 1815–1848...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2005
...ELAINE FREEDGOOD CATHERINE GALLAGHER, The Body Economic: Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the Victorian Novel (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2006), pp. 240, cloth, $29.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 The Malthusian Unconscious...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... masochistic economy a unique social dynamic that produced a shift in power from the Tory upper classes to the new British middle classes, which adopted an ethics of suffering and self-denial alongside a compulsion to dominate and control. The book views the discourse of empire through the masochistic...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): v.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Professor of English at the University of Mississippi. She is currently at work on a book entitled Economic Woman: Political Economy, Medical Discourse, and Problems of Closure in Victorian Prose. CHRISTOPHER HERBERT is Professor of English at Northwestern University and the author of...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 443.
Published: 01 November 2006
... poststructuralism gave way to historicism, to neo- formalism, and, more recently, to cultural studies. Yet, as the titles of key monographs on the topic suggest-Nobody's Story, The Economy of Characfer, and The One us. the Many-work in this field tends to proceed by addressing not character per se but the...