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Novel (1 May 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 (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2007
... 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 (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 475–478.
Published: 01 November 2012
... hybrid 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 (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Gissing, and Sarah Grand), but one chapter treats the representation of Afghanistan in the British imaginary (exploring speeches by Gladstone, an adventure novel by G. A. Henty, and Arthur Conan Doyle’s Study in Scarlet). The chapters on individual novels disclose new forms of personhood—and...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... an ambiguous term that could imply either pejoration 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...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 302–304.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Culture in Dreiser, Gissing and Zola (1985) and Erika Rappaport’s Shopping for Pleasure: Women in the Making of London’s West End (2001). However, while the contents of the book generate important insights, its framing does not always work particularly well. To begin with, I find Consuming...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and Nietzsche challenged Millian progressivism with unconscious motivation and the critical transvaluation of liberal values. Dostoevsky's Grand Inquisitor is probably the greatest fictional critique of liberalism. Gissing's Born in Exile (1892) is naturalism's subrational response to realism's...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and Dickens weaving their webs of materialities-any 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...
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Novel (1 May 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 (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 181–199.
Published: 01 August 2004
... written by male authors during the period-for example, Wilde's 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...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2003