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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 176–196.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jonathan H. Grossman Critics have long conceded that the characters in A Tale of Two Cities are noticeably not fleshed out as individuals by the historical context of the French Revolution, and recently we have begun to figure out why: Dickens is depicting the French Revolution as a struggle to...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... globe. It is in this context that this essay reads a recent novel, The German Mujahid , published (originally in French under the title Le village de l'Allemand, ou Le journal des frères Schiller ) in 2008 by Algerian author Boualem Sansal. Banned in Algeria but winner of the 2011 German Book Trade...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph Drury The dynamic structural model for the erotics of narrative in the eighteenth century was not l'homme moteur of Freud but l'homme machine of French philosopher Julien de la Mettrie. Set in this context, the narrative digressions symbolized by Corporal Trim's arabesque in Tristram Shandy...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 354–381.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Andrea Cabajsky In 1880, the French Canadian journalist and politician Frédéric Houde published his only novel, Le manoir mystérieux, ou les victimes de l'ambition , in the Montreal daily newspaper Le nouveau monde . Then Houde's novel seems to have disappeared from the public eye until 1913, when...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... traditional realist style of writing that characterizes more canonical French and English novels in favor of another kind of realism. This realism harnesses the truth claim that is implicit in the realist agenda as well as the communicative force of the novel to not only objectively render sociality reality...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 May 2012
... produce what the translator considered “liveliness.” Focusing on Anglo- French relations, the fourth chapter uses two major works by Samuel Richardson in order to contrast the damage that Pamela’s particularity did to its reception with the celebration that Clarissa’s universality met. In the fifth...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2008
...LLOYD PRATT LAURA DOYLE, Freedom’s Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1640–1940 (Durham: Duke UP, 2008), pp. 578, cloth, $99.95, paperback, $27.95. CHRISTOPHER L. MILLER, The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade (Durham: Duke UP...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 328–352.
Published: 01 November 2000
.... Berman , Carolyn Vellenga . “Undomesticating the Domestic Novel: Slavery and the Creole Woman in British, French and American Fiction.” Diss. Brown U , 2000 . Berry , Laura C. The Child, the State and the Victorian Novel . Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1999 . Bibb , Henry...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 546–549.
Published: 01 November 2016
...David Simpson Verhoeven Wil , Americomania and the French Revolution Debate in Britain, 1789–1802 ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2013 ), pp. 397, cloth, $99.00 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 It is common knowledge that politicians and the press in Britain were...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 1870s, James deliberately took his literary cue from the lessons he had learned from the declamatory style of the French melodramatic stage; namely, the theater's exploration of voice as textually scripted rather than phonetically transcribed. In so doing, James initiated the liberation of the novel...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 77–103.
Published: 01 August 2007
... , Doris . The Libertine Colony: Creolization in the Early French Caribbean . Durham: Duke UP, 2005 . Geggus , David Patrick . Haitian Revolutionary Studies . Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2002 . Geggus , David Patrick , ed. The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 436–440.
Published: 01 November 2017
... history of the phenomenon, calls “ French theory .” What French theory supplied me, and supplied others, was an institutional context, a tradesperson's language, and a stated reason—even reasons—for reading in that way . It also provided me with a feel for reading. Cusset's history of French theory...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 August 2000
...KARI WEIL CLAUDIA MOSCOVICI, Gender and Citizenship: The Dialectics of Subject-Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Culture (Oxford: Rowan and Littlefield, 2000), pp. 144, $18.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Androgyny and the Citizen-Subject...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 269.
Published: 01 August 2006
..., was turned to- wards England but also more generally, because of a faddish French enthusiasm for all things English. To what extent this atzglomanie is Proust's own, or simply part of fashion- KOVEL I SPRING 2006 able French culture in general, or indeed how these two...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 453–456.
Published: 01 November 2013
... colonial archive which is forever marked by its confrontation with indigenous forms of writing. Returning to exchanges such as the French-Haudenosaunee Peace Council and to texts such as Felipe Guaman Poma’s Corónica enable us to recover the often overlooked textual dialogism at work in early...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 178–183.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Creole woman in English, French, and American novels, Berman's book contributes to this new wave of scholarship on reformist antislavery movements by show- ing how domestic fiction made gender and sexuality central to the articulation of metropolitan-colonial relations, national identity, and...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... intimate space of the Stein-Toklas household but also because he is critical of his environment in ways that other characters in the novel are not. He sees through the social structure in French-­colonized Vietnam that would never allow his brother Minh to advance to chef de cuisine in the Governor...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2007
... arid the Langrurge of PhotograpI~y, is forthcoming. ALDO hlAZZUCCHELL1 is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at Brown University. We specializes in Latin American "Madernisma" and modernization. J. ARINADAVIES is Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Italian at Colby College. Her...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., and the decolonization struggle has a precedent in one of Frantz Fanon's essays from the late 1950s. In “Algeria Unveiled,” despite his unsupported optimistic belief that revolution would establish gender equality, Fanon astutely observes that the battle between French colonizers and Algerians was...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2003
... nineteenth-century French literature and philosophy at the University of Michigan. RICHARD PEARCE is Book Review Editor of Novel and Professor Emeritus of English at Wheaton College. ...