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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Aaron Matz Two late Victorian novels—George Gissing's The Nether World (1889) and Robert Louis Stevenson's The Ebb-Tide (1894)—share something peculiar: both prominently feature scenes of vitriol thrown at or exploding in a character's face. I argue that vitriol proved alluring to these novelists...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the exact extent of his contribution is left imprecise by the prefatory statements. The only pre- viously published material, Henkle's essay on Gissing and Morrison, is largely unmodi- fied as chapter 3. While HenMe appears to have worked out the interpretive framework and direction of the study...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... or praise. As René Wellek noted in an important 1961 essay, it was not until the Zola-influenced late-Victorian naturalism of George Moore and George Gissing that any self-identified realist movement arose in Britain. Thus, in 1870, one finds James upholding Benjamin Disraeli's Lothair as a “work...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 475–478.
Published: 01 November 2012
... form of satirical realism, as Matz terms it. The progeny of this coupling include some of the bleakest novels penned in the English language: Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure, George Gissing’s New Grub Street, Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent. (The fourth writer Matz examines is Henrik Ibsen...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the interventionist state’s emergence. The range of texts and thinkers that Aslami treats allows a number of interesting ques- tions and context-specific formations to emerge. For the most part, the chapters focus on individual novels (by Olive Schreiner, Thomas Hardy, George Gissing, and Sarah Grand), but one...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 302–304.
Published: 01 August 2011
...—and how, in a different way, the garden city operated as a type of brand to elicit commercial engagement—is effective and original. Consuming Traditions owes a fair amount to the interdisciplinary precedent set by Rachel Bowlby’s Just Looking: Consumer Culture in Dreiser, Gissing and Zola (1985...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 May 2005
... more than I would have been had it been Gaskell and Gissing-some familiarity with the 1850s "dignity of literature" debate and the attempts to create a "Guild of Literature and Art" still did not prepare re for the astute story Hack tells us of it here. Hack may feint at continuing his...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
... critique of liberalism. Gissing's Born in Exile (1892) is naturalism's subrational response to realism's enlightened progress. Along with Mike Davis's Late Victorian Holocausts (2000), Hensley's is a persuasive critique of Victorian liberalism and philosophy of right. But what, we might ask...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 28–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Readers: Aspects of Novel-Criticism Since 1836 . New York: Gordian P, 1974 . Georgas , Marilyn . “Little Nell and the Art of Holy Dying: Dickens and Jeremy Taylor.” Dickens Studies Annual 20 ( 1991 ): 35 –56. Gissing , George . Charles Dickens: A Critical Study . New York: Dodd...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 181–199.
Published: 01 August 2004
... The Picture of Dorian Gray, James's The Ambassadors, Gissing's The Whirlpool, Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge, Conrad's Lord Jim, Lawrence's Sons and Lovers, Joyce's The Porfrnit of the Artist as a Yoting Mnn, and Ford's The Good Soldier-depict the vicissitudes of divided male subjectivities...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2003
... that "the theory of ressentiment, wherever it appears, will always itself TODD KUCHTA I SUBURBAN RESSENTIMENT be the expression and the production of ressentiment" (202). Or, to paraphrase Jameson's comment on Gissing: Forster clearly resents Anglo-Indians, and what he resents...