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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Ellen Rooney Rooney's essay addresses the question of novel reading and novel form in feminist literary critique and recent debates on reading by way of Sianne Ngai's work on the interesting and its intersection with the novelistic and with a contemporary figure of feminist protest: the pussy hat...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Rose Casey Drawing upon research into Indian property law, this essay offers a new perspective on both the feminist interventions and the aesthetic innovations of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things . This essay is the first to show how The God of Small Things' feminist critique is established...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... noted the significance for the novel, for American letters, and for literary and critical studies, even as black women writers like Morrison, Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara, Paule Marshall, and Gayl Jones—together with a rising body of black feminist scholars and critics—had been engaged in...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Stephanie A. Smith ELLIOTT JANE , Popular Feminist Fiction as American Allegory: Representing National Time ( New York : Palgrave , 2008 ), pp. 240 , cloth, $80.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Feminism in Time jane...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 August 2006
...ASHA NADKARNI Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Works Cited Banerjee , Hasi . Sarojini Naidu: The Traditional Feminist . Calcutta: Bagchi, 1998 . Bederman , Gail . Manliness & Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880–1917...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 528–530.
Published: 01 November 2016
... recognized as having made a similarly significant contribution to the field. In particular, Black Resonance does for the study of African American literature, African American music, and black feminist theory what Edwards's book did for the study of the circum-Atlantic black world: by way of careful and...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of =says on the intersections between eighteenth-century literature and ptulosophy. CHRISTINA CROSBY, Professor of English and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, is the author of The Ends ofHistary: Victorinns nrld "Tlie Wortrnri Questiorr" and of essays on...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 361–363.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., 2007), pp. 242, cloth, $90.00. Maren Tova Linett grounds her important study on the claim that feminist writers between the world wars used the figure of the Jew to formulate their own identities in the literary marketplace. While the idea that Jewishness served as an important means of...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 May 2002
... . Ed. Peter Warwick. 210 –38. Bland , Lucy . Banishing the Beast: Sexuality and the Early Feminists . New York: New P, 1995 . Blos , Peter . “Sadomasochism and the Defense against Recall of Painful Affect.” Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 39 ( 1991 ): 417 –30...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 325–328.
Published: 01 November 2007
...?: Identification, Race, and Community (Albany: State U of New York P, 2004), pp. 286, cloth, $71.50, paper, $29.95. By focusing on the structures of psychic identification, feminist critic Jean Wyatt analyzes a range of current literary, social, and theoretical practices. Beginning with the basic...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 1999
... ambivalence for first-wave feminism's championing of political reform as the primary means of enfranchisement. The resulting legacy meant that the fissures present in the opening decades of the twenti- eth century carried over to later decades and generations of feminists, in particular aca- demic...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 August 2000
... that feminist criticism has neglected women's literary collaboration because its late nineteenth-century practice historically enforced as well as subverted "conventional gender hierarchies" (83). These chapters, then, trace the ways that, during a "historical moment when both the profession...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 286–288.
Published: 01 August 2015
... sociology makes it impossible to imagine a happiness that is not contingent on social and political relations. The chapter argues that the communitarian critique of Enlightenment notions of autonomy and individual happiness has roots in the Enlightenment. Chapter 5 makes a similar claim about feminist...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 August 2000
... much of the introductory chapter respond- ing to anticipated criticisms. Her appreciation for the ambivalence of female masochism al- lows her to critique both the radical feminist charge that female masochism is an uncon- scionable product of male oppression and psychoanalytic theory's...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 August 2000
... "androgynous" citizen. Indeed, novels in particular provided a convenient testing ground for republican theory, Moscovici argues. Under the forces of realism, the breakdown in the division between a masculine, public sphere and a feminine, private sphere takes center stage. Building on feminist...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
... psychoanalytic and feminist theories in read- ing fiction is no doubt responsible, at least in part, for the increased focus on the body in critical works. However, as RenC Prieto points out in Body of Writing, modem fiction itself seems to take its own cues from psychoanalysis, rendering bodily desires...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... references to the primitive in modernist novels tend to move in the direction of psychoanalysis). In the 1970s and 1980s, when feminist scholars in all disciplines were engaged in the project of theorizing gender, sexuality, marriage, and kin- ship, long-hidden and misrecognized bits of Victorian...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 356–357.
Published: 01 November 2004
... well on post-Lacanian feminist psychoanalytic theory, she argues that the visual cultures of domestic photography and cinema journalism, lying as they do "on the marginsof modernism" (lo), outside the modernist critical industry's horizon of interests, provided modernist women writers with an...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the debate that this reading of power summons. This chapter situates the postfeminist novels of the eighties (a rubric that encompasses all of her exemplary texts) against the context of evolving feminist debates regarding the state, debates that primarily revolve around the familiar theory...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 345–363.
Published: 01 November 2013
... elements from fugitive slave nar- ratives and women’s speculative fiction of the 1970s reflects a distinctive effort on Butler’s part to engage with the fraught politics of race and gender intersectionality that preoccupied so many feminist writers of the 1970s. 6 For readings that emphasize the...