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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
... religious-political currents, I argue that the novel's marriage plot emerged as both a cultural agent of the Erastian state and an expression of a highly labile, conservative, patriot opposition. It did so, therefore, as an English marriage plot which placed Anglican ritual and relations between vicars...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 August 2000
....” Enlightenment Essays 4 ( 1973 ): 15 –28. Critchley , T.A. The Conquest of Violence: Order and Liberty in Britain . New York: Schocken Books, 1970 . Galbraith , John Kenneth . Introduction to The History of British India. Mill. Gikandi , Simon . Maps of Englishness: Writing...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of that Pleasant Art . Ed. Audrey Bilger. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2003 . Davidoff , Leonore . The Best Circles: Society, Etiquette, and the Season . London: Croom Helm, 1973 . Davidoff , Leonore , and Catherine Hall. Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780–1850...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
...SAIKAT MAJUMDAR JOHN MARX, The Modernist Novel and the Decline of Empire (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2005), pp. 252, cloth, $68.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 Reviews The Decline of Britain and the Rise of English JOHN MARX...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Daylanne English Yet the brief “Postscript” moves in such an expansive direction that it works to deflect such criticisms. It does not offer psychoanalysis as an exclusive or ideal model for reading or interpretation, nor does it present any pro- or prescription for readers. Instead, Levy-Hussen...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2021
...James F. English Work Cited Latour Bruno . Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor Network Theory . New York : Oxford UP , 2005 . Even in the most “vibrant moment of protest,” it was the fate of UNESCO and of the world literature it championed to sooth and pacify...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Daylanne K. English GOYAL YOGITA , Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2010 ), pp. 288 , cloth, $85.00 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Diaspora and the Politics of Genre yogita goyal, Romance...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Daylanne K. English In this essay I offer a temporal-philosophical and literary-political reading of Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins detective novel series. African American literature has conventionally been understood as following its own timeline; however, ascribing a distinct temporality to black...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Anglo-Celt" (4). In this case, at least, Valente believes that blood does rnat- ter, and that Stoker's sense of self was fractured along ethnic lines, and in a particularly gendered fashion. Thus where we tend to recognize Stoker's idealized version of himself in his hyper-manly and English...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 224–242.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Gayle Rogers This essay analyzes the infamously strange dialogue of For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), in which characters speak English through a modified version of Spanish syntax, false cognates, and peculiar diction. It argues that Hemingway's creation of an Anglo-Spanish literary dialect...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 399–416.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Philip Tsang Abstract The article situates David Mitchell's imagination of planetary interconnectedness in the historical development of global English. It argues that Cloud Atlas projects a denationalized, centrifugal vision of the world, only to entrench it in a cohesive, centripetal anglophone...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that saturated the streets of Victorian London and as a metaphor for Chancery's waste and dysfunction. Dickens's novel turns to the figure of mud to dramatize how the very institutions that are meant to ground and give shape to English society turn out to be the very apparatuses by which this social body is de...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
... endless, process of creation anew (production and reproduction) necessary for the maintenance of life, self, social group, family bonds, affect. In doing so they diverge from the norms that characterize the English novel in its hegemonic form, where survival is merely the taken-for-granted precondition...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in the English language for the metropolitan world.” Anderson's judgment, based on the claim that a masterpiece can be identified in terms of its historical coordinates, ignores the extent to which the postwar roman fleuve incorporated secret histories, occult ironies, irrational or pathological episodes...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 245–252.
Published: 01 August 2009
... at the century's close. Ultimately, I argue, the case for the middle-class novel is best read as an allegorical defense of the emergent English departments as they replace gentleman-amateur lecturers with professionalized professors, displace the Aristocratic tradition of classics, and work to serve a rapidly...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... amputations of English artisans, who had supposedly lost their hands to the standardization of the machine. The Indian hand offered access to traditional forms of craftsmanship that England was believed to have forsaken through industrialization. Contemporary critics fantasized about the effectiveness...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 August 2009
...-century novel's apparent commitment to an autoethnographic enterprise aimed at writing into existence a delimited and distinctive culture for the English or even the British people at a time when there was every encouragement for them to regard their way of life as exhausted in identification...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Bruce Robbins “Too Much Information” takes issue with critic James Wood's charge that “information” plays a disproportionate and aesthetically unfortunate role in many of the larger and more ambitious novels recently published in English. It makes a case for the value of information. It does so...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of characters as the others. Moreover, they are not homologous, so sometimes they derail and subvert one another. Dickens uses the capacious size of the novel, then, to imagine English society as a network of networks. In the process, this essay argues, Bleak House disrupts ideologies of individualism...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... breeding ground for the new form of sovereignty he called “the will of the majority” or “public opinion.” This popular rule worked against the very form of self-sovereignty coveted by European liberalism and cultivated by the English novel to transform such individuals into an irresistibly powerful...