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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 219–239.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Seo Hee Im Abstract “The Ghost in the Account Book” claims that the imperial fiction of Joseph Conrad and William Faulkner rejects accounting as a totalizing logic and, by extension, questions the English novel's complicity in propagating faith in that false logic. Accounting, which had remained...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 477–480.
Published: 01 November 2023
...,” and “ghost”—is, in effect, racist. “[W]hiteness becomes a proxy for control when it seems to offer a safe space of retreat (detox) or a privileged position from which to consume the world's information (binge); or a proxy for recognition when it seems to afford new scenes of belonging (filter...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 324–328.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and Its Ghosts vilashini cooppan, Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2009), pp. 354, cloth, $65.00. In Worlds Within, Vilashini Cooppan “reanimates” the nation as a dynamic, deterritorial, and “mobile” form of attachment...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
... April 1723 . Wintroub Michael . “Taking a Bow in the Theater of Things.” Isis 101 . 4 ( 2010 ): 779 – 93 . Realism’s Ghosts: Science and Spectacle in Tom Jones JOSEPH DRURY machine 1. Any complicated piece of workmanship. 2...
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Published: 01 August 2020
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2009
... nineteenth-century realist novels, I show that the supernatural is not subversive but in fact constitutive of their respective realist projects. Scott's use of the Bodach Glas ghost to signal the novel's commitment to both historical facts and imaginative interventions in the plot of history, Eliot's...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 257–275.
Published: 01 August 2012
... (real individuals), I claim that Ondaatje's The Collected Works of Billy the Kid and Anil's Ghost explore the breakdown of that sensibility through the creation of characters as legends. The circulation of these legends, namely Billy the Kid and Sailor, turns the historical novel toward a disruption...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 254–273.
Published: 01 August 2020
... visible” in the world, rearranging his entire worldview. Wharton, in a related political gesture of aesthetic dissensus, aligns her untimely lovers with the museum's suddenly visible ghosts of history. Were a woman to act on what Wharton, with Nietzsche in mind, called the “wholesome basis of naked...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 485–488.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Anna Brickhouse del Pilar Blanco Maria , Ghost-Watching American Modernity: Haunting, Landscape, and the Hemispheric Imagination . ( Bronx : Fordham UP , 2012 ), pp. 234 , cloth, $45.00 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Hanke Lewis . Do...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 May 2004
...MADHU DUBEY JENNY SHARPE, Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women’s Lives (Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2003), pp. 187. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Not Quite Freedom: Leveraging Agency in Slave Women's Narratives JENNY...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2012
... | METONYMIC METHOD 141 like Owen Jones’s The Grammar of Ornament.) Yet the spectral white figure returns in the conclusion with an analysis of the popular stage illusion Pepper’s Ghost, which wowed crowds at the Royal Polytechnic Institution from 1863...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 84–102.
Published: 01 May 2004
... the ordinary and anonymous language user. Author, Character, Holy Ghost I have been demonstrating the way Ulysses provides a textually generated pres- ence of the author beyond the narrative. This might seem a counterintuitive move, seeing as the novel, like A Portr~itof...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... One reason, perhaps, that Sir Leicester is so paranoid about society's crumbling condition is that he listens to it all the time. The demise of the Dedlocks (and by extension, the entire aristocratic order) is constantly foreshadowed by their resident ghost, the “Ghost's Walk,” which has haunted...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... The chapter focuses on Billy the Kid and Anil's Ghost , the former a fictionalized record of the American Wild West legend and the latter a meditation on the Sri Lankan civil war focused on the limits of reconstruction, forensic and historical, for the work of reconciliation. Vadde shows how...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 473–476.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and readers, are speaking in more than one time, including a future they cannot know. That is why “all of them can sound like ghosts in training.” They “are always announcing their imminent placement in history's structures” (132). And this is where the allegory makes its appearance. The titles of the parts...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... matters for Elliotson is what he can see, what he can measure; he takes a distinct pleasure in deflating the metaphysical ghost stories of his opponents. Yet spurred on by either a recrudescent faith or (more likely) the religious demands of his readers, Elliotson...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of Gender from Charlotte Smith to the Brontës . University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1995 . Hogg , James . The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner . Ed. Robert M. Adams New York: Norton, 1970 . Hogle , Jerrold E. “‘Frankenstein’ as Neo-Gothic: From the Ghost...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 432–435.
Published: 01 November 2006
... soundbites that they are quoted on the dust-jacket as a guide to the book's argument: "Romantic gothic fiction is not exciting"; "Gothc novels are not ghost stories"; "Gothic novels are not women's writing." The first thesis is persuasive (the adjective "romantic" providing a low- key limitation...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2013
... critics have taken for mere eccentricity, and Dickens clarifies even when he seems to obscure. “Ghosts arise from human actions and may be dispelled by them. They are not supernatural; their explanation is social. As dirt is ‘matter in the wrong place,’ so the ghosts of Bleak House arise from...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 May 1999
... "haunted-house stories," she argues that these tales "broadcast the urban deformation of the domestic ideal." Marcus reads the ghosts who assault the home comforts of these stories' apartment-dwellers as manifestations of the contradictions within Victorian domestic ideology and literary realism...