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Novel (1 August 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 (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 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 (1 November 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, The Modertzist Novel arrd the Declitle of...
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Novel (1 May 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 and...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Daylanne English Aida Levy-Hussen , How to Read African American Literature: Post–Civil Rights Fiction and the Task of Interpretation ( New York : New York UP , 2016 ), pp. 211 , paper, $26.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 With her excellent, generous, and nuanced...
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Novel (1 May 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, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic...
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Novel (1 November 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 (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 May 2002
... 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-identified team of vampire...
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Novel (1 August 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 (1 May 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...
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Novel (1 November 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 (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 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 and...
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Novel (1 May 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...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Agamben's postulate concerning the evacuation of legality from the camp as state of exception through the magistrate's attempts to restore justice. The essay concludes that in Coetzee's later novel, Foe —which directly addresses the entwined histories of the English novel and the Atlantic slave trade—the...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... AdamBede (1859), known for its famous statement of realist principles and its depiction of heroic common people set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Though the novel takes place in the English countryside, the narrator invokes a presumed audience who differ profoundly from the novel's peasant...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... generic combination highlights a conflict between domestic and religious ideologies, which expected women and ministers to cultivate the morality of others, and English law, which denied them the legal authority and autonomy necessary to fulfill this obligation. Oliphant's novel thus demonstrates that...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 208–228.
Published: 01 August 2011
...—was fashioned as an implicit challenge to a tradition of moderate English liberalism that had failed to provide minorities with an adequate platform for redressing the systemic inequities caused by racial discrimination. The essay shows how The Satanic Verses is structured by an ambivalent and...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Maud Ellmann For Britons during World War II, war was in the air, in the form of bombing raids, but also on the air, in the form of news and propaganda on the radio. “Everyday War” shows how Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Townsend Warner respond to war in the air by turning to the English countryside...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 400–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
... at the historical moment when the phrase losing face was entering common usage in English, The Monster confronts the invention and spread of this figure (and others) in novelistic terms, as a post-Reconstruction small-town tragedy. Ultimately, the processes by which phrases are made and come to...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 429–448.
Published: 01 November 2016
... audiences and English novelists presented an exaggerated version of a gap between readers and authors that an emerging consumerist culture was making apparent throughout the transatlantic world. Understanding this broader context helps explain why the late works of both Dickens and Du Maurier seem to echo...