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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 200–218.
Published: 01 August 2019
... but to fundamental changes in the theory and organization of knowledge itself (compare Umberto Eco's From Tree to Labyrinth ). Drawing on Bernard Stiegler's theory of the “proletarianization of consumption” in the postmodern “libidinal economy,” I read Flaubert as offering a prophetic Marxist critique...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... for the reactionary and imperialist forces in their ‘brain drain’ technique” (qtd. in Cohn 101 ). Latin American writers of the boom period balanced their literary capital as established voices from non-American regions with their political convictions, resisting a total absorption into an American cultural economy...
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Novel (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 (2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of 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 (2010) 43 (3): 424–442.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 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 components. I contend...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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 designated...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 425–441.
Published: 01 November 2019
...—Burney posits an ethics of the novel that treats matters of chance and modes of depleted agency as central aspects of the human condition rather than as markers of moral or aesthetic failure. Setting Burney's texts within ascendant modes of economy and finance in the eighteenth century, the article...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 August 2020
... a family unit in order to compete in a capitalist marketplace. Nonetheless, the family chronicles developed by Yonge model a social economy in which both narrative and economic resources are not concentrated on a single striver but are distributed across a system. Copyright © 2020 by Novel, Inc. 2020...
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Novel (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 (2017) 50 (2): 157–175.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to 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...
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Novel (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 (2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and a 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...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 368–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and gustatory appetite, between the marriage plot that gives the nineteenth-century novelistic social its privileged form and what I call “the food plot.” And it is Jane Austen, I argue, who made this dichotomy central to the way we read. Situating Austen's fiction in relation to Malthusian political economy...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 205–208.
Published: 01 August 2004
...- 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 language...
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Novel (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 (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 (2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
... 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 construction...
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Novel (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 (2004) 37 (1-2): 66–85.
Published: 01 August 2004
...: Clarendon Press, 1995 . Littlewood , Ian , ed. Jane Austen: Critical Assessments . 4 Vols. Mountfield: Helm Information, 1998 . Lynch , Deidre Shauna . The Economy of Character: Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner Meaning . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1998 . Malone...