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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Ann duCille Treating the popular and academic discourse surrounding Toni Morrison's winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993 as a case in point, this essay critiques the ways in which race and gender—“black” and “female”—have been used as loaded signifiers to limit, qualify, segregate, and...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 274–275.
Published: 01 August 2000
...JEAN MARIE LUTES JAMIE BARLOWE, The Scarlet Mob of Scribblers: Rereading Hester Prynne (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000), pp. 192, $39.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Reading Hawthorne in a Gender-Biased Academy JAMIE BARLOWE, The Scarlet Mob of...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 432–439.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Detecting Change: Gender and Ethnieity in the Detective Novel KATHLEEN GREGORY KLEIN, \I,. Diversity and Detective Fiction (Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1999), pp. 262, cloth, $51.95, paper, $25.95. PRISCILLA L. WALTON AND MANINA JONES. Detective Agency: Women...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 August 2015
... literature resonates with and addresses feminist concerns regarding nationalism studies. For a long time the study of nationalism disregarded the gendering of national narratives and the resulting normative prescriptions that regulate the behavior of men and women in private and public. Feminist scholars...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 May 2004
...MARILYN MOBLEY MCKENZIE THADIOUS M. DAVIS, Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses (Durham: Duke UP, 2003), pp. 339, $79.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Strategies of Containment: Faulkner's Narratives of Race...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Patrick Mullen This essay uses the figure of Lily Bart in terms of the trope of self-management in order to consider relations among forms of gendered and embodied consciousness, formations of knowledge, and the contradictory flows of capital at the turn of the twentieth century. The author argues...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 373–379.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Mary A. Favret Did Jane Austen have a period? Did she have periods? This essay surveys the particularly gendered politics that attempt to situate Austen and her work within a fixed and dateable period. To counter that impulse, it introduces a different temporal understanding of the period as...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
... championing utilitarian value. All three writers correlate utility and gender, but it is in Trollope's works that we most clearly see the girl emerging as the absolute figure of uselessness. A Victorian cultural fetish, the girl embodies the wealth of human sentiment but also marks the place where...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 November 2013
... racialized, gendered, and classed dynamics of exploitation operating before and during social upheaval catalyzed by natural disaster, but he also reveals a general potential among the dispossessed for critical thinking and action in overwhelming circumstances. This article has several implications: it...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 18–44.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Tess—as important acts of formal experimentation. In turn, the essay uncovers in Winnicott's work on psyche and subject-formation a theory of novel reading that allows us to rethink how nineteenth-century novels work on their readers—including how they gender us. Ultimately, the essay is...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
... India's gendered property law has systematically dispossessed women, The God of Small Things works to counter such exclusions by establishing an alternative structural logic. Roy's formal strategies are, I conclude, politically significant, as they delineate the possible form of a nonpossessive...
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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 November 2004) 37 (3): 356–357.
Published: 01 November 2004
... arena in which to "explore gender issues in a perhaps freer way than in their better-known work (4). "[Mlodernist women's obsession with 'marginal' visual texts like snapshots" and popular as well as avant-garde movies, Hurnm suggests, "hints at a crisis of gender representation in their...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 259–260.
Published: 01 August 2000
...NEIL LAZARUS PAULA M. KREBS. Gender, Race, and the Writing of Empire: Public Discourse and the Boer War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), pp. 220, $59.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Writing the Imperial Imaginary PAULA M. KREBS. Gender...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
... contractual forms” (213), and Ngai argues that this lends the zany its “ambiguous” gender politics. As one of her proof texts, she offers Richard Pryor's film The Toy . Pryor's character, Jack, barred from working in his profession as a journalist by racism, “passes” as a black woman in order to take a job...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 363–364.
Published: 01 November 2004
... wants to change that. She wants to revalue what she calls the effeminate, "a new honorific to refer positively to gendered-which is not necessarily or not only to say sexualized-traits of persons who do not meet culturally determined standards of 'masculinity"' (1).She wants us to rethink...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 August 2000
...DALE M. BAUER LORI MERISH, Sentimental Materialism: Gender, Commodity Culture, and Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Durham: Duke University Press, 2000), pp. 389, cloth, $64.95, paper, $21.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Reviews...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2000
...ANN ARDIS TAMAR KATZ, Impressionist Subjects: Gender, Interiority, and Modernist Fiction in England (Champagne-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000), pp. 288, cloth, $39.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Modernizing the Female Subject TAMAR KATZ...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Contributors ELSE B. MICHIE is Associate Professor of English at Louisiana State University and the author of Outside the Pale: Cultural Exclzrsion and Gender Difference and articles on the Brontes, Mary Shelley, and Alfred...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 376–379.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Sachelle Ford Hardison Ayesha K. , Writing through Jane Crow: Race and Gender Politics in African American Literature Charlottesville : U of Virginia P , 2014 , pp. 296, cloth, $65.00 , paper, $29.50 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Even as recent literary...