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Novel (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...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the 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 (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 (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 (2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the 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 (2020) 53 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of the European novel in 1860s Russian and 1880s French narrative. I will query Jameson's dialectic of realism and subsume it under a larger dialectical framework encompassing a further, temporally neuter impulse. This is the speculative impulse, which will help us reconsider some of the most important...
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Novel (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 (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 (2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
... years, 1890–95—has its true origins in James's early years as a novelist in Paris. I want to argue that while writing The American in the 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...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 77–103.
Published: 01 August 2007
...: 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 . Columbia, SC: U of South Carolina P...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to 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 (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 (2021) 54 (2): 305–309.
Published: 01 August 2021
... began with The Misfit of the Family ( 2003 ), on Balzac, and continued with Never Say I (2006), on Colette, Gide, and Proust. In this final volume, Lucey, very much someone in the intersecting fields of sexuality studies and twentieth-century French fiction, subtly but programmatically moves away...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 436–440.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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 charts the rise...
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Novel (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 different...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 178–183.
Published: 01 August 2007
... 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 the political...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2007
...DANIEL STOUT Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Works Cited Acton , John Emerich Edward Dalberg . Lectures on the French Revolution . London: Macmillan, 1910 . Arasse , Daniel . The Guillotine and the Terror . Trans. Christopher Miller. London: Penguin, 1989...
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Novel (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 (2013) 46 (3): 453–456.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 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 colonial...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 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-General’s house, observes the patriarchy that has oppressed his mother her entire life...