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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 November 2012
... who populate Ulysses as a whole. Drawing attention to Joyce's use of reproductive metaphors for character-creation, the author argues that this proliferation of fictional characters compensates for a very real sense of demographic deficit in the wake of the Irish Famine. By refusing to abide...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 205–208.
Published: 01 August 2004
...ALEX J. DICK GORDON BIGELOW, Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003), pp. 242, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Literature or Economics? GORDON BIGELOW, Fiction, Famine...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
... serving as a metaphor for the degradations of modern life, hunger became a politically freighted concept at the dawn of the modernist era. As nations entering an emerging world economy met with historically unprecedented levels of nutritional insecurity and famine, the starving body became a key element...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2013
... . ———. “The Winding Paths of Capital: Interview with David Harvey.” New Left Review 56 ( 2009 ): 61 – 94 . Beames M. R. “The Ribbon Societies: Lower-Class Nationalism in Pre-Famine Ireland.” Philpin 245 – 63 . Bigelow Gordon . “Trollope and Ireland.” Cambridge Companion to Anthony...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 November 2013
... with revolutionary literatures in the United States throughout the long nineteenth century. GORDON BIGELOW is T. K. Young Associate Professor of English at Rhodes College in Memphis, Ten- nessee. He is the author of Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics (2003) and coeditor with John O. Jordan...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 480–482.
Published: 01 November 2011
... through the 1840s, that the British Empire was shrouded in or even defined by scandal: the first Opium War, the first Afghan war, and the Irish Famine are examples, but the great lingering disgrace was slavery, finally abolished throughout the empire in 1833. Starting with abolition, Brantlinger...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 334–337.
Published: 01 August 2019
... with colonial and imperial capitalism, as can be seen by the famine and cattle deaths suffered by these communities. Their resistances to such immiseration (as much with poetry as with arms) should be understood, in my view, as anti capitalist rather than non capitalist, and we know that such struggles...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 347–368.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of Communism and admired for its attempt to skip Marx's stages of history, it was rushing through industrialization at the cost of rural deprivation—and rushing headlong toward the Great Famine. Wen's sociological study provides us with a new angle to approach the Red classics. The Red classics are a group...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., which disperses both affect and being, creating what Deleuze termed “dividuals” (120). The third section addresses a final genre—“partial fictions”—and a final theoretical concept, “binary life.” Threats to individual and collective survival—from war and famine to environmental violence...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 368–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
... nat- ural and necessary but vital, pleasurable, rational, and synonymous with discern- ment and sympathy. While describing the need for food as similarly necessary, Malthus mainly aligns it with hunger and famine as a necessary evil that he posi- tions as the problem of the poor. Malthus calls...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Duke University Press Works Cited Bigelow Gordon . Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2003 . Brantlinger Patrick . “The Case against Trade Unions in Early Victorian Fiction.” Victorian Studies 13 . 1...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 240–264.
Published: 01 November 2007
... political crises" is in many respects an effect of how mass media, especially television, serializes and frames individual images of rescue, combat, and endurance (Shaw 218-20 The parameters of understanding and caring about what goes on in a war zone, famine zone, refugee camp, or besieged city...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the cultivation of the self is what individuals must access in order to form orderly collectives and find happiness there. Jane Eyre, at the fever- and famine-stricken Lowood School, grits her teeth to survive and rise to the rank of teacher in the hopes of bettering everyone's condition from that elevated...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
... kilometers. East Timor has been firebombed by Indonesia. Famine is claiming 1,400 lives daily in Bangladesh. A virulent outbreak of a synthetic bubonic plague—the red plague—is endemic in Eastern Australia. . . . Cholera is creeping up the Central American isthmus. (416) Or for a different...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
... to “the prodigious looseness of Pen [that] has confounded History and Fable.” Whereupon Defoe proceeds to relate how a series of historical disasters in antiquity have over time been reduced to benign parables, evacuated of their real-world consequences: the “great drought” and “Great Famine” in Samaria...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 497–504.
Published: 01 November 2014
... fiction (for the novel as a form and for imagining Ireland) by reading pre-Famine novels through the lens of what Ireland would become much later, following the new nationalist movements at the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. It is interesting to compare this implicit...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 November 2013
...—to turn again to the Irish example—failed to sustain rural populations from the Great Famine into the twentieth century. Following Ernst Bloch’s logic, I would argue that Ireland was out of step with progressive time and also that Joyce’s novel resists the totalitarian EIDE...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the stage. They formed themselves into a group and sang, their eyes burning. All the suffering of famine and poverty was expressed in their voices and strained faces. Their movements, gestures, expressions and speech had no theatricality; it was as real as the street...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 240–260.
Published: 01 August 2019
... memoir, “—revolution and famine, inflation and terror, epidemics and emigration” ( World of Yesterday 7 ). At the same time, this experience taught him the “inherent limit to the stress that any material can bear,” to borrow a telling phrase from The Post Office Girl (138). Indeed, while displaying...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
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