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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
...David Kurnick This essay aims to deepen our understanding of the intellectual and affective characteristics of novel reading by examining the tendency of George Eliot's heroines to drift free of the constraints of their own plots. It focuses on Eliot's historical novel Romola (1862-63) and in...
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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 May 2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Joseph Murtagh “George Eliot and the Rise of the Language of Expertise” examines the impact of professionalization on the novels of George Eliot. By vastly increasing the scope and complexity of nineteenth-century occupations, professionalization created certain challenges for novelists, not the...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 32–50.
Published: 01 May 1999
...DAVID PAYNE Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Works Cited Beer , Gillian . Darwin’s Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction . London: Routledge, 1983 . Blumenberg , Hans . The Legitimacy of the Modern Age . Trans. Robert M...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of Mary Ann Evans: George Eliot, Her Letters and Fiction . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1994 . Brooks , Peter . Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative . 1984. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1992 . Carroll , David , ed. George Eliot: The Critical Heritage . 1971. London...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Alicia Williams Abstract Whence the “dear reader”—and to where? This essay proposes that George Eliot's reformulation of nineteenth-century conventions for addressing reading audiences documents a response to the emergence of Britain's first mass reading public. Eliot inherits a propensity for...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., and George Eliot's Middlemarch stakes its claim as a novel not only alongside, but also beyond, sensibilities and modes sociological, that other explorer of the “new social continent.” This essay shows that the novel's desire to secure its difference from sociological practices is strong enough to...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 217–235.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Matthew Fellion This essay uses the concepts of the pharmakos and the pharmakeus from Derrida's “Plato's Pharmacy” to describe the relationship between George Eliot's scapegoated characters and the narrators that structure her novels' systems of value. Focusing in particular on Hans Meyrick of...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Srdjan Smajić This essay argues that the relationship between realism and supernaturalism in realist novels is more complicated—and more symbiotic—than critics generally acknowledge. Taking Walter Scott's Waverley , George Eliot's Silas Marner , and Charlotte Brönte's Jane Eyre as representative...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... a shift in the focus of public sympathy from incompetent aristocratic officers to heroic working-class soldiers—thus moving Russell's reports into the realm of the realist novel, as its terms were being debated and defined in the 1850s. The essay compares Russell's journalism with George Eliot's...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 214–233.
Published: 01 August 2013
... possible contingencies, novelists drew from a wider fascination with the collection of social statistical information and the promise that this offered for envisioning possible dangers and picturing contingent versions of the self. I consider several examples of George Eliot's engagement with the logic of...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... light on what makes Eliot's last novel such a particular book. © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press The Memory of the Book: The Particular Bodies of Daniel Deronda JOHN LURZ As for particular copies of books, I should have been able to take an interest in...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 297–303.
Published: 01 August 2009
... , Anthony Trollope's The Way We Live Now , and George Eliot's Middlemarch . © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Brooks , Peter . Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative . New York: Knopf, 1984 . Dickens , Charles . Little Dorrit . 1857. London: Penguin, 2003...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 511–516.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Dickens, and George Eliot and concludes with a discussion of novelistic time and the production of social relations. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Eliot , George . Romola . Ed. Sanders Andrew. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1980 . Freud , Sigmund . Introductory Lectures on...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 May 2017
... essay sketches the “toy story” as an alternative narrative working within and against the imperatives of the bildungsroman: “grinding and beating” at its certainties; forgetting and losing its plots. When George Eliot's Maggie Tulliver finds herself in the grip of negative feelings she cannot...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 209–211.
Published: 01 August 2004
...DANIEL HACK NEIL HERTZ, George Eliot’s Pulse (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2003), pp. xii + 168, cloth, $60.00, paper, $18.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Neil Hertz's Pulse NEIL HERTZ, George Eliot's Pulse (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2003), pp. xii + 168...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 May 2005
... 20 ( 1991 ): 227 –12. Anderson , Amanda . The Powers of Distance: Cosmopolitanism and the Cultivation of Detachment . Princeton: Princeton UP, 2001 . Anger , Suzy . “George Eliot and Philosophy.” The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot . Ed. George Levine. New York: Cambridge...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 221–223.
Published: 01 August 2004
...CAROLINE REITZ LEAH PRICE, The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel: From Richardson to George Eliot (New York: Cambridge UP, 2000), pp. 224, cloth, $55.00, paper, $23.99. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 The Anthologized Novel LEAH PRICE, The Antholopj...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 November 2000
...COURTNEY BERGER Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Works Cited Beer , Gillian . George Eliot . Brighton: Harvester P, 1986 . Clayton , Jay . “Visionary Power and Narrative Form.” ELH 46 ( 1979 ): 645 –72. Cohen , Susan R. “A History and a Metamorphosis...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2005
...DANIEL NOVAK DAVID PAYNE, The Reenchantment of Nineteenth-Century Fiction: Dickens, Thackeray, George Eliot and Serialization (New York: Palgrave 2005), pp. 224, cloth, $65.00, £45.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Fictions of Enchantment DAVID PAYNE, The...