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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Jeffrey Allen Tucker Colson Whitehead's The Intuitionist (1999) tells the story of a black female elevator inspector who “intuits” the machines' safety. The protagonist searches for both those responsible for the apparent sabotage of an elevator for which she was responsible and the blueprints...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 165–192.
Published: 01 November 2005
... in Sentimental Comedy.” Eighteenth-Century Life 10.3 ( 1986 ): 122 –44. Warner , William B. “The Elevation of the Novel in England: Hegemony and Literary History.” ELH 59.3 ( 1992 ): 577 –96. Warner , William B. Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain, 1684...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 325–329.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., through naval corridors, and across trading stations and international cities; when indi- vidual fates could be suddenly elevated or dashed down with no apparent regard for ‘‘char- acter’’ in either case—then any shapely representativeness of an individual life became...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 303–325.
Published: 01 November 2004
... who pigeonholed his dialect poetry as an authentic form of this tradition. In this essay, I argue that the primary weapon Dunbar employed to challenge these two factions was the doctrine of racial uplift, which claimed that human races could be "elevated" in moral, intellectual, and physical...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain (1684–1750) (1998), and his volume, coedited with Clifford Siskin, is This Is Enlightenment (2010). sarah winter is associate professor of English at the University of Connecticut, Storrs and author of Freud and the Institution of Psychoanalytic...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 313–337.
Published: 01 November 2001
... of waves-naturalize the extension of the metropolis and its econ- omy. He imagines Chicago as a city bursting with energy and vitality, forces that animate a thoroughly democratic marketplace of individual possibility and eco- nomic progress, in which skill, genius, and strength elevate...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of his new “art-novel” have been insightfully described.3 Here I want to focus on a different aspect of James’s “elevation” of the novel: the significance of the adults-only novel within the social history of age. James shows a newly specialized interest in and enthusiasm for the idea...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 84–102.
Published: 01 May 2004
... capacity to contain and transform cul- tural discourses, such critics reaffirm a model of modernism that reaches over the great divide for popular material and makes such appropriations visible in a way that endorses its elevation above popular culture. Lawrence Rainey and Joyce Wexler...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 245–252.
Published: 01 August 2009
... . New York: MacMillan, 1917 . Warner , William . Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain . Berkeley: U of California P, 1998 . How the Novel Became Middle Class: A History of Histories of the Novel George Boulukos The sociological...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2001
... interweaves ethnicity with class concerns to indi- cate "the generating of ever new locus points for bodily necessity and crude reality, against which cultural elevation can define and redefine itself" (81). In a fascinating reading of The Wings of the Dove, Barrish shows how Milly Thiel's physical...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 66–85.
Published: 01 August 2004
... or The Children of the Abbey. As Richard Cronin and Dorothy Macmillan point out, the last two works are romances in which orphaned heroines find themselves elevated through marriages attendant upon the discovery of their noble births, whereas the former is a cautionary tale of a humble maid who nearly...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 November 2009
... from themselves” that elevate aesthetic realism over social statistics. Con- cerned to distinguish the realist novel from the sociological modes whose insights it apportions to itself, Middlemarch here interrupts its story to draft its characters into a quick public service announcement...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 474–476.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the book's title and whose theory of “unpleasure” propels its broadest argument: what “marks the modernist period in the genealogy of pleasure is that unpleasure and difficult pleasure are elevated as aesthetic practices that require extraordinary kinds of reading practices and often entail a hostile...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 363–382.
Published: 01 November 2014
... name. Buchanan intimates that reasserting—or, perhaps more accurately, recognizing— Sophia’s prominence in Tom Jones gives us a considerably more Richardsonian Fielding, a Fielding who, for all his vulgarity, betrays an essential interest in vir- tue unalloyed. Of course, most simply, elevating...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 187–195.
Published: 01 August 2014
...`re’s conception of politics, writes 1 Bruno Bosteels describes Rancie`re’s method—pertinently but irreverently—as ‘‘a certain shy- ness [elevated] into a methodological principle’’ (164). 190 NOVEL SUMMER 2014 Panagia, ‘‘is not a project of the understanding...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2001
... unusually agitated; the dangerous rifle fell from its commanding elevation, and after a few moments of vain struggling, the form of the savage was seen swinging in the wind, while he still grasped a ragged and naked branch of the free with hands clenched in desperation. (74) "At length...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 May 2009
...-consistent subject that elevates its own perfection to a supreme end. Ultimately, then, moral perfectionism may be understood to promote the maintenance of self-consciousness, rather than, say, existence, as a primum principium. The logic of mimetic 140 novel | spring 2009...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Conrad's relationship with the genres of popular literature and the discourses of colonial administration of his time. The relentless pursuer of the te mot juste, Conrad, in Marx's account, "did not create texts so much as import, edit and elevate them" (30). His magical revision/editing...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and fitting that the writer who most accedes to a market logic that elevates novels beyond their immediate economics, who, that is, imagmes her writing's effects are ideational first and material second, sets out to save the Jews from English stereotyping that identifies tkm with grubbing materiality...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 165–185.
Published: 01 August 2011
... later discovered to be “common,” though effectual still (115). The irony in this Bible scene, anticipated by Crusoe’s “tho’ I did not ask,” happens in the drop in elevation from miraculous to ordinary action, what one might call the religious let- down of Defoe’s fiction. Such letdowns carry...