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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Russell Hochschild calls “emotional labor,” the act of performing an inauthentic feeling publicly for money. Like modern caregivers, Lucy Snowe expresses a sense of invisibility and stress over her cultural alterity. When Madame Beck's surveillance forces Lucy to enact her teacherly persona constantly...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 265–288.
Published: 01 November 2007
... termed "immaterial labor": that is, work that creates not tangible prod- ucts, but rather "immaterial products, such as knowledge, information, commu- nication, a relationship, or an emotional response" (108). An "immaterial good" is thus a "service, a cultural product, knowledge, or...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 August 2017
... restricting the kinds of emotions students experience, the reintegration of these novels into the twentieth-century classroom in fact signals a further broadening of the school's emotional palate. Battered corpses and rat feces may continue to remain outside the scope of the high school curriculum, but the...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
...—even beliefs not ordinarily understood as beliefs, such as sensations and emotions. Rather than advocating the “feeling of satisfaction and self-congratulation” that Newman identifies with certitude, Wilde seeks to make paradigmatic the ambiguity and, even more important, the vicariousness that he...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... persuasive writing comes to seem a site where autonomous individuals, endowed with deep feelings, can find a selfhood molded by the thoughts of others but not dogged by the “tyranny of the prevailing opinion and feeling.” Mill eventually decides that immersing oneself in the written emotions and thoughts of...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... bridge, we find an emphasis on the radical horizontalization of political subjectivity and power against perceived hierarchies of institutional control. The discourse of laissez-faire—and sometime democratic—horizontalization turns on affect as an organizing principle (i.e., morality, sentiment, emotion...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Lily's self-managerial aesthetic as a form of social labor whose capitalized temporality is brought into focus and arrested by the form of the novel itself. By offering the self-managerial aesthetic as an object of thought, the novel opens it to the dynamics of intellectual reproduction and continued...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
... aspirations animating William Faulkner's Depression-era achievement. In this case, the guiding claim is that his novelistic enterprise culminates in a reflexive analysis of the fantasy organizing his literary labors throughout the period. More precisely, “The Bear” in Go Down Moses reveals the extent to which...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 509–512.
Published: 01 November 2011
... claims regarding the role of the stock market in the vicariation of male middle-class subjectivity in the mid-nineteenth century. According to her, rather than unified or autonomous, natural or innate, the Victorians conceived of both identity and the emotions as generated through and in relation...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 528–530.
Published: 01 November 2016
... taps into feeling and that is therefore subject to nothing more than the waxing and waning of a given artist's emotions. One main consequence of this view is that the specific labor involved in vocal work—speech, song, other forms of utterance—becomes obscured. The specifically artistic labor of...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Smith and William Godwin, an indicator of a healthy social body, but rather an indicator of its coming demise. "Somaeconomics" "describe[s] the theorization of economic behavior in terms of the emotional and sensual feelings that are both causes and consequences of economic exer- tions" (3...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 November 2013
... reveals is an increasing reliance on time as an important—if not the important—lever in the negotiations between capitalist and laborer in the nineteenth century. According to Bounderby, the working classes cannot know the value of time because it requires the expertise of the capitalist to...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
...: Indiana UP, 1991 . Cohan , George M. , and George J. Nathan “The Mechanics of Emotion.” McClure’s ( November 1913 ). Dale , Alan . Comedy Is a Man in Trouble: Slapstick in American Movies . Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2000 . Douglas , Ann . The Feminization of American...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 207–215.
Published: 01 November 2007
... fictions, as Waikowitz suggests-and this proposition carries over to Alexander Bain's notion of "humanitarian crisis fiction," to Bruce Robbins's reading of Never Let Me Go as a "welfare state fiction," and to my own reading of Ishiguro's later works as fic- tions of immaterial labor and class...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
... figures his behavior, like Edgar’s, as both sincere and posed for effect, leav- ing emotional and physical devastation in its wake. Having labored to become independent only to find Catherine married to someone else, Heathcliff experi- 10 Patsy Stoneman provides an important corrective to the...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... story is much larger than that alone. The detailed cataloguing of physical and emotional hardships by missionaries in their diaries, letters, and journals was not just a call for stronger support back home but also an appeal to localizing and even adapting the Christian message to indigenous...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 May 2000
... promoted a conception of authorship as salaried labor that allowed writ- ers to work without concern for the vicissitudes of the literary marketplace. By paying writers for the work they perform rather than whether or not the products of their labor find favor in the marketplace, the FWP offered a...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 245–267.
Published: 01 August 2006
... . London: Macmillan, 1993 . Lai , Walton Looki . Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, 1838–1918 . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1993 . Laurence , K.O. A Question of Labor: Indentured Immigration into Trinidad and British Guiana...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
... loss of her mother in labor (109), whereas ‘‘Nineteen Thirty-Seven’’ mourns the death of its narrator’s mother in an inhumane women’s prison. The sheer pervasiveness of these themes engenders the sense of a multi- generational, deindividualized protagonist, elucidating how shared legacies of mis...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 November 2013
... North Carolina P , 2000 . Spencer Robyn . “Contested Terrain: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 and the Struggle to Control Black Labor.” Journal of Negro History 79 . 2 ( 1994 ): 170 – 81 . Wells-Barnett Ida . “Flood Refugees Are Held as Slaves in Mississippi Camp.” Chicago...