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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 2. “Tight Lacing, or Fashion before Ease,” ca. 1777. Courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University Figure 2. “Tight Lacing, or Fashion before Ease,” ca. 1777. Courtesy of The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University More
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2011
... fashion a contemporary Christian multicultural identity suitably cleansed of the complexity of what Frederick Douglass had earlier called “Christian slavery.” Gilead 's fashioning of a liberal Christian multiculturalism in response to the conservative evangelical and fundamentalist Christian resurgence...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in which an emergent fashion industry summons women to abandon the corset in public and enter the fantasy worlds of modern dress designs that accentuate the body and stimulate its desires, so too are novelists issuing similar summons. Such sensational novels as Bram Stoker's Dracula and George du Maurier's...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and that provides the material basis for those instances of disorder that draw our attention by their intensity. In other words, Death Comes for the Archbishop is a novel of the history of what Fernand Braudel calls “the structures of everyday life.” But, in a contradictory fashion, Cather's novel also suggests...
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Novel (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 conflicted...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 May 2012
... indeed have the power to move, affect people’s lives, and most of all, enable a genre of selfhood” (xx). That genre is the literary form eventually called the novel, a kind of writing that “converged with the marketplace’s other fashion and novelties in producing shared notions of the self...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 475–478.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of movements and cycles in society, are nonetheless driven by their internal dynam- ics. Besides, literary trends are also literary fashions, and fashion is a more fickle, less pin- down-able thing than a “trend” or “movement” or “development.” Fashions are not always easily attributable to social...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 212–234.
Published: 01 August 2000
...: Stanford UP, 1986 . Craik , Jennifer . The Face of Fashion: Cultural Studies in Fashion . New York: Routledge, 1994 . Emery , Mary Lou . Jean Rhys at “World’s End”: Novels of Colonial and Sexual Exile . Austin: U of Texas P, 1990 . Felski , Rita . The Gender of Modernity...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 309–312.
Published: 01 August 2011
... offers the best example of resistance to modernist institutions in all their forms. By contrast, Henry Miller’s work is heavily invested in proclaiming his place in his- tory. Rosenquist chronicles Miller’s opportunistic self-fashioning as a writer pounding his fists against the stylistic prison...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 May 2000
... conversation inevitably returns to what Jules Lubbock describes as the "three factors-social distinction, emulation and fashion" that were to "increase the production of man-made goods astronomically" (97): Austen underscores the emulative nature of Miss Bingley's ambitions by having Mr. Bingley respond...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
... decoration incompatible with English life and relocate that life in prosaic domestic spaces. The Chinese object simultaneously moves between these aesthetic regimes, passing from decadent ornament to everyday thing. Although chinoiserie had been in fashion in Britain since the turn of the eight...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 147–162.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., by Lady Sydney Morgan. New Monthly Magazine 20 ( 1827 ): 497 . Rev. of Tales of Fashionable Life, by Maria Edgeworth. Quarterly Review 2 ( August 1809 ): 146 . Rzepka , Charles J. “The Feel of Not to Feel.” PMLA 116 ( 2001 ): 1422 –31. Scott , Walter Rev. of Emma...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that such instability will enhance rather than detract from an ethical relation among human beings. If the introduction opens up all these questions in seemingly abstract and unresolved fashion, it is in the literary readings that follow that the potential of Palumbo-Liu's frame becomes fully realized. The question...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 232–266.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Rackrent . New York and London: W.W. Norton, 1965 . Edgeworth , Maria . Ennui. Tales of Fashionable Life . 1809–12 . London: J. Johnson, Vol. 1 . Edgeworth, Maria. Letter to Walter Scott. 23 February 1813. Nat. Lib. of Scotland. MS 2884n78. Edgeworth , Maria . Popular Tales . 3...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., they illustrate how he fashions the work of writing a novel. Such a pairing of fashion and work would ostensibly offend Trol- lope’s utilitarian sensibilities. According to his autobiography, novels should be written with the dispassionate regularity that characterizes the cobbler’s attitude toward...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 November 2004
... these fields together in subtle and groundbreaking fashion, and thus opens up new possibilities for interdisciplinary scholarship. The Art of Alibi explores the historical transformations in nineteenth-century England that reshaped literature and intimately bound it to the narratives and concerns...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 402–420.
Published: 01 November 2006
... these concerns surface in fashionable, ephemeral works that deliberately confound the expectations of readers by establishing anti-realist conventions and exploring their own materiality. CHRISTINA LUITON I THINKING THINGS Most eighteenth-century it-narratives were...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 378–381.
Published: 01 November 2008
... atmosphere, and changing literary fashion, Claybaugh shows that the novel is both at once, and more than both at once, as it exposes the double- binding interrelationship of class limitations and the mandates of gender. "Sue, like Jude, is deformed by the education that is partly granted and partly...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 245–267.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1976 . Dhareshwar , Vivek . “Self-Fashioning, Colonial Habitus, and Double Exclusion: V.S. Naipaul’s The Mimic Men.” Criticism 21 ( 1989 ): 75 –102. Duara , Prasenjit . “The Discourse of Civilization and Pan-Asianism.” Journal...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 May 2007
... themselves. The novel presents it- self as totally interior to the characters-devoid of framing devices, scrupulous1y mimetic (if in its own maddeningly idiosyncratic fashion), steadfastly refusing narratorial suturing of its motley parts-and yet it has always struck readers with the manner...