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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Gene Andrew Jarrett I examine the political value of The Wind Done Gone (2001), Alice Randall's parody of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind (1936), according to the 2001 court case SunTrust Bank v. Houghton Mifflin Company . Houghton Mifflin's defense of Randall's novel from the Stephens...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
... choices in radically minimal and/or highly codified settings. I focus here on the most prevalent cultural form in the microeconomic mode, the survival game, as manifested in Gillian Flynn's bestselling novel Gone Girl (2013). By examining the novel's use of the survival game as a response to the...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 83–92.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., repurposing the period look, and enhancing the novels' romance plots, the Austen franchise now attempts to reach a largely female audience across a wide range of exhibition sectors, including in ancillary markets. Indeed, the Austen boom has also gone global, as filmmakers incorporate and indigenize Austen's...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ). A third road to candidacy is a plot that explores national divisions—divisions initially of region or section, then of ethnicity and race. (Think Uncle Tom’s Cabin , Huckleberry Finn , Absalom, Absalom !, Gone with the Wind .) The fourth pathway, less easy to deduce from anything one knows...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 303–304.
Published: 01 November 2007
... was awfully young, and it hurt me to imagine our dog circling the house in a state of distress and confusion. It stilt does. I suppose my mother's own grief at the thought of her Lassie come home, to find all she had counted on gone, was simply too much for her to bear alone. I can hardly...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 475–478.
Published: 01 November 2012
... between different kinds of people or spheres of life, that seems to include everything in the name of being exhaus- tive, and that therefore shares with realism the terrain of quasi-omniscient perspective and totality.” It is satire gone realistic, realism gone satirical. Its scope is nothing less...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 August 2003
... acknowledges her own tendency to forget peo- ple: "But I have a deplorable way of forgetting about people, as if once they were gone they had disappeared forever. Sometimes I think it's due to a first experience of abandonment during the war, when my survival depended on forgetting my mother" (32). In...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... something like a prerevolutionary patrimonial wealth distribution: labor's bargaining power vanishing and assets increasingly concentrated in the hands of a tiny elite. Gone are opportunities for mobility across class lines that were opened up after World War II by the high value of labor and increasing...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 209–211.
Published: 01 August 2004
... succeeding ones. Hertz's essays sometimes address longstanding critical questions, but they more often identify enigmatic--or identify as enigmatic-moments, juxtapositions, and patterns that have gone unremarked by other critics. His many fine close readings never fail to open smoothly onto...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the text is devoted to observation of nature. Embedded as they are within a generically heterogeneous compilation, the para-naturalist portions of Our Village have gone unnoticed, not least because Mitford was no gentleman of science. This has gone generally unrecognized in writing on Our...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 72–77.
Published: 01 May 2010
... “disappearing before the extended knowledge of other countries consequent upon steam and electricity, but it is not gone yet.” And the pages of Household Words do reflect a diversity of literary visions of England, from Collins to Gaskell, to a diversity of locales, with writers such as John Clapper...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... final. The multiple reunions of loved ones that do occur take place on earth, not in heaven. Once death comes, access is gone. St. Clare, sitting by Eva’s bedside, wishes her farewell and declares her “gone forever! . . . ​[E]ternal doors have closed after thee; we shall see thy sweet face no...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 November 2015
... regard, Thoreau's reaction to the death of Washington Irving in the wake of John Brown's execution is enormously telling. In admitting that Irving's death had gone unnoticed, “Thoreau may have been writing a renunciation, a death notice for the insubstantial tales on which Irving had built his career...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 221–223.
Published: 01 August 2004
... anthologizing, such as Vicesimus Knox's Elegant Extracts, and one on George Eliot. Covering so much textual and theoretical pund in such little space makes for some dense argumentation. Following Price where almost no previous scholars have gone beforefrom multiple repackagings of Shakespeare to...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2009
...: she is “both an honored foremother and a specter of good intentions gone awry” (751). Weinstein’s commitment to rescuing Stowe (among others) from the critics who assail her political failings seems to insist that we not register this ambiguity and ambivalence but instead keep to the terms...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 August 2010
... it is not especially interested in representing patterns or fictions of affiliation, in rejecting fixed conceptions of the local, or in comparing the uses and histories of global thinking” (7). Woolf, by contrast, “directs her readers to notice aspects of British society that have gone almost...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 354–356.
Published: 01 August 2010
... . The Politics of Visuality kendall johnson, Henry James and the Visual (New York: Cambridge UP, 2007), pp. 262, cloth, $100.00. Almost half a decade has gone by since Laurence B. Holland published his landmark study of Henry James, The Expense of Vision, yet critics remain preoccupied with...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 297–303.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... Late in Little Dorrit, in a chapter titled “The History of a Self-Tormentor,” Miss Wade narrates her own pathological case study. She allows that her psychological condition has often gone under the name of “an unhappy temper”; this temper is characterized by a furious resentment of those who...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
... | volumes 42:2, 42:3, 43:1 Maine, Henry Summer Mitchell, Emily Ancient Law, III: 53 The Last Summer of the World, II: 393 Malinowski, Bronislaw, I: 261 Mitchell, Margaret Manganaro, Marc Gone...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
... number of African Americanist literary scholars, perhaps most prominently Arlene Keizer (who, as Levy-Hussen acknowledges, coined the genre term “contemporary narratives of slavery”) and Madhu Dubey, have gone a long way toward answering this question of why and why now. While carefully acknowledging and...