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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 May 2010
... inclination toward retrospection. Comparable forms of nostalgia for the Edwardian period persist in 1930s fiction and are explored in this essay, along with an inheritance of modernist narrative techniques, in novels including The Memorial, Eyeless in Gaza, A Scots Quair , and Coming Up for Air . The essay...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 May 1999
...- thing, and he makes it worth something" (169). This ironic commentary by a mi- nor character precisely identifies the major preoccupation of Wells's novel and marks the site of Edwardian anxiety informing the Condition of England novel: the apparent abandonment by "modern commerce" of established...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 325–329.
Published: 01 August 2014
... accounts for the emergence of the modernist novel in the early twentieth century, and what links it to preceding modes of the novel in the Victorian period and the Edwardian period? Esty also addresses a second, seemingly distinct historical problem that has come to the fore in recent ‘‘new modernist...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 330–350.
Published: 01 November 2003
..." to delineate a range of values and activities associated with Forster's Mr. Wicox. By commerce, I refer to the evolving economic order in the Edwardian age-spurred by the explosion of trade both in England and from imperial interests-as opposed to money made the old-fashioned way...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 May 2018
... but an attempt to free ordinary life from the clichés of a literary and novelistic language that has itself become normative. Virginia Woolf's “The Modern Novels” of 1919 contrasts, for instance, modernist poetics with the artificiality of Edwardian literary conventions. Yet the polemics is carried out...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 307–336.
Published: 01 November 2006
...: Revisioning Edwardian and Modernist Literature . Ed. Carola M. Kaplan and Anne B. Simpson New York: St. Martin’s, 1996 . 193 –214. Hall , Catherine . Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830–1867 . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2002 . Heine , Elizabeth...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
...—as indexical of larger geopolitical change at the far end of the American Century? We get a more precise sense of the affective function of antirealist rhetoric in the late Victorian and Edwardian realism wars if we recall David Trotter's version of the basic displacement narrative in which modernism...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 424–443.
Published: 01 November 2011
... , 1985 . Coombes Annie E. Reinventing Africa: Museums, Material Culture, and Popular Imagination in Late Victorian and Edwardian England . New Haven : Yale UP , 1994 . The “District Railway” Guide to the Greater Britain Exhibition . London : Boot and Son , 1899 . Forster E. M...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 May 2004
... for form in their own analyses, his criticism remains primarily mimetic. It focuses almost exclusively on Victorian and Edwardian realist prose fiction, and heavily favors the discussion of represented content over analysis of form. While mimetic criticism has a venerable pedigree, it has had its...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 312–315.
Published: 01 November 2007
... instinctive cultural conservatism meant that the printed word was initially the preferred medium, with secret subsidies being paid to respectable commercial and uni- versity presses, and that the authors being co-opted were the aging lions of late Victorian and Edwardian literature rather than any...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., Laura Marcus, Garry Leonard, and Sara Danius that have focused on the ways technology and modern perception bear on modernist literature, Sicker reads closely Joyce's multidimensional engagement with vision in Ulysses in conversation with Victorian and Edwardian visual technology, medieval theology...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 176–197.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... Hynes , Samuel . Edwardian Occasions: Essays on English Writing in the Early Twentieth Century . New York: Oxford UP, 1972 . Jackson , Tony E. The Subject of Modernism: Narrative Alterations in the Fiction of Eliot, Conrad, Woolf, and Joyce . Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1995...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 August 2021
... to understand how the form of the novel itself had to change for women's political careers to figure in it. I argue in this essay that some Victorian and Edwardian women writers experimented with genre hybridizations meant to break the stranglehold domestic ideology held on narratives of female political...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 214–234.
Published: 01 November 2005
...: The Victorian and Edwardian Navy . Boston: Routledge, 1981 . Park , You-me , and Rajeswari Sunder Rajan. The Postcolonial Jane Austen . New York: Routledge, 2000 . Perkin , Harold . The Rise of Professional Society: England Since 1880 . New York: Routledge, 1989 . Pinch , Adela...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 August 2022
... into a casserole). In one of her most famous critical pronouncements, Woolf argued that Mrs. Brown cannot be the sum of characteristics typical of her class, age, and gender but must be understood as an individual with a unique life story. Woolf's complaint about the base materialism of the Edwardian novel...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2003
...: Penguin, 1983 . Orwell , George . The Road to Wigan Pier . 1937. The Complete Works of George Orwell. Ed. Peter Davison. Vol. 5 . London: Secker and Warburg, 1986 –87. Ottewill , David . The Edwardian Garden . New Haven: Yale UP, 1989 . Parry , Benita . Delusions...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 November 2012
... York : Cambridge UP , 1990 . Wolffe John . Great Deaths: Grieving, Religion, and Nationhood in Victorian and Edwardian Britain . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2000 . Young G. M. Victorian England: Portrait of an Age . London : Oxford UP , 1936 . Relics and Death...
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Novel (2024) 57 (1): 44–66.
Published: 01 May 2024
... to engage with, if not disentangle, the novel's epistemological uncertainties. Rowe's dissatisfaction with Edwardian idylls and interwar arcadia arises from his readerly desire to engage with narratives that destabilize or diverge from the literary conventions Greene himself engages...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 240–264.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the Settlement and his own removal to the strange land of Edwardian England. Realizing that the place where he most needs to be lies within the area he's always been told to avoid, Christopher unleashes on his cab- bie the sort of tirade you can count on an Ishiguro narrator to make when con...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
... . Hyam Ronald . “ The British Empire in the Edwardian Era .” The Oxford History of the British Empire . Ed. Brown Judith and Lewis Roger . Vol. 4 . New York : Oxford UP , 2001 . 47 – 63 . Jameson Fredric . The Political Unconscious . Ithaca : Cornell UP , 1981...