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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 328–352.
Published: 01 November 2000
... . New York: Anchor/Doubleday, 1992 . Fisher , Philip . Hard Facts: Setting and Form in the American Novel . New York: Oxford UP, 1985 . Fleischner , Jennifer . Mastering Slavery: Memory, Family, and Identity in Women’s Slave Narratives . New York: New York UP, 1996 . Gilbert...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of siblings: the Victorian family chronicle. Family chronicles understand their large families as systems; they celebrate the replaceability of relationships rather than the irreplaceability of individuals. By insisting that a flourishing group can function in the absence of any particular person...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Nancy Bentley For diasporic African peoples, the transatlantic slave trade created a condition of “kinlessness,” a legal and social exclusion from recognized forms of family affiliation. This kinless condition, moreover, was transmitted through birth, making kinlessness a logical impossibility even...
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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 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... negotiate the determinism of the DNA that gives him the condition of hermaphroditism), economic (the family fortunes sit precariously atop Detroit in the 1970s), racial (the immigrants “become white”), and cultural (she/he is Greek American). The novel uses new biological epistemologies to alleviate both...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... juxtaposes a mother's oral storytelling with a son reading the first page in his Igbo primer, the first book ever to enter the family compound. The novel narrates the coming of literacy to Igboland by focusing on three quite different images: the python in a box as an image for the book...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 August 2022
... public-private division with a marked preference for the richness and beauty of private life. This article argues that Woolf, no stranger to the civil service through her family and personal networks, had a more strained and ambivalent response to bureaucracy as an idea and government form. A close...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
... health and the futures that such embodiment implies. It also warps traditional narrative attitudes toward biological futurity when the family romance no longer reproduces the heterosexual body. Barnes's novel is not a baroque anomaly among stream of consciousness narratives but perhaps the representative...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
... on women in an unreconstructed liberalism—rather than an entrenched cultural hostility—that can be transformed through female sympathy as the basis for reciprocal familial relations. However, Brontë's and Eliot's depictions actually give rise to a paradox in which male authority relies on female sympathy...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 253–274.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Woolf's fictional account of Septimus Smith, who is convinced his friend Evans has come back from the dead, and Oliver Lodge's best-selling memoir, Raymond, or Life and Death , which recounts in detail how Lodge believed his dead son sent messages to the family to assure them of his continued material...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Henderson, is not a trained anthropologist, but he represents this transition from one idea of culture to another. The scion of a literary New England family, Henderson leaves his library to travel among Africans he hopes to encounter as cultural equals. Henderson the Rain King is an ethnographic novel...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 547–565.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Garrett Stewart Abstract Long before the eight‐stranded weave of ecocritical plot in Richard Powers's Pulitzer Prize–winning The Overstory (2018) and, since then, the interlace between inset astrobiological bedtime stories and the environmentalist passions of family psychodrama in his Booker...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 153–157.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Douglas Mao McCREA BARRY , In the Company of Strangers: Family and Narrative in Dickens, Conan Doyle, Joyce, and Proust ( New York : Columbia UP , 2011 ), pp. 265 , paper, $27.50 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Works Cited Conan Doyle Arthur...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Stacey Margolis CINDY WEINSTEIN, Family, Kinship, and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (New York: Cambridge UP, 2004), pp. 256, cloth, £50.00, paper, £18.99. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Work Cited Ryan , Susan M . “Charity Begins at Home: Stowe's Antislavery...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 178–183.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of slaveholding on the family played a significant ideological role in argu- ments for abolition. While it might m that the rise of middle-class family values and the gradual abolition of slavery were separate developments, Berman points out that novels and conduct books often figuratively equated women's...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 8–10.
Published: 01 May 2011
... elsewhere, the novel provides a means of mediating between individuals (presumably capable of self-government) and a human aggregate made of such individuals; the modern household (also known as the family) has served as an apparatus of and the model for a modern liberal society. As it unfolded...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2000
...ROBERT POLHEMUS KAREN CHASE and MICHAEL LEVENSON, The Spectacle of Intimacy: A Public Life for the Victorian Family (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000), pp. 250 + viii, $41.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Making a Spectacle of Oneself...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., they tell the braided fortunes of two families contingently bound by a single marriage settlement. Signaling its interest in networks from the start, Hogarth's print series begins by bracketing out a graphic representation of the simplest sort. The Earl of Squanderfield, in the lower left quadrant...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 523–526.
Published: 01 November 2010
... hero of Miami Blues, observes that “a man had 524 novel | fall 2010 to take care of his family” (Willeford, qtd. in Cassuto 6). At bottom, Freddie Fenger versus homemade pie is what the genre is all about. The idea that the crime story is really a variant of sentimental fiction...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., the space of the city, class, gossip, and the family tree. I myself am struck by the strangeness of this list, its puzzling incoherence: some of these are voluntary, others coercive; some follow the procedures of state institutions, others thrive on sheer proximity. Crucially, too, these principles...