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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 432–435.
Published: 01 November 2006
...MARC REDFIELD MARSHALL BROWN, The Gothic Text (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2005), pp. 312, cloth, $48.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Gothic Consciousness MARSHALL BROWN, The Gothic Text (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2005), pp. 312, cloth, $48.00. "Kant and the gothc": the pairing seems at...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 380–384.
Published: 01 August 2016
...James D. Lilley Silyn Roberts Siân , Gothic Subjects: The Transformation of Individualism in American Fiction, 1790–1861 Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2014 , pp. 239, Cloth, $59.95 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 For many scholars of the emerging US nation, the...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Charlotte Sussman This essay argues that the problem of witnessing in the Romantic-era novel is caught up with the problem of moral epistemology and that both are inflected by temporality. Focusing on Charles Maturin's 1820 gothic Melmoth the Wanderer , this essay argues that, like many of the...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Barry McCrea This article proposes a new account of sexuality and narrative in Bram Stoker's Dracula . It suggests that the two plot strands of the novel—the petit bourgeois narrative of Jonathan and Mina's courtship and the gothic story of Jonathan's imprisonment by Count Dracula—are two different...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 249–267.
Published: 01 August 2011
... in Pierre , we find incest occupying an important threshold between significance and sound, between meaning and unmeaning. The first part of the essay reveals that Melville borrows from Poe a gothic “sound” that emphasizes the physical nature of language. The second part of the essay explores the...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 431–436.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Christopher Herbert The key principle of Victorian cultural anthropology, the doctrine of obsolescent “survivals,” had as its Gothic counterpart the implication that atavistic residues of early human stages could persist in modernity and might at any moment unexpectedly resurface. One crystallizing...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
...SCOTT J. JUENGEL GEORGE E. HAGGERTY, Queer Gothic (Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2006), pp. 350, cloth, $65.00, paper, $20.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 An Odd Sexual Mood GEORGE E. HAGGERTY, Queer Gothic (Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2006), pp. 350, cloth, $65.00, paper, $20.00. We've...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2016
... never lacks for readers but that always needs friends. This contradiction propels Emily S. Davis's insightful and thought-provoking Rethinking the Romance Genre , which examines how and why the romance (and its shadow, the gothic) has been useful for postcolonial and diasporic literary and visual...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Sentimentality In the 1790s. She is currently finishing lane A~isten'sCults and Cultures and working on Raising the Novel, from which the present essay is drawn. ROBERTMILES is Professor of English Studies at the University of Stirling. His books include Gothic Writing 1750-2820: A Genealogy; Ann...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 August 2003
... . Brown , Marshall . “A Philosophical View of the Gothic Novel.” Studies in Romanticism 26 ( 1987 ): 275 –301. Cantor , Paul A. Creature and Creator. Myth-Making and English Romanticism . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1984 . Castle , Terry . “The Spectralization of the Other in The...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 432–439.
Published: 01 November 2000
... seen as an admittedly strong current in a much morr complex river running from Nickerson's mid- eighteenth-century female domestic-gothic tradition of detective narratives to Klein et al.'s portrayal of our own turn-of-the-twenty-first-century's explosion in figures and formats. For all of...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 August 2017
... experience and the conceptual structures available to make sense of that experience. The Extinct Scene' s fourth chapter returns to England and to World War II. And much like the second chapter's expansion of historical fiction, “Gothic War” shows how Henry Moore's subway sketches and Elizabeth Bowen's The...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 104–124.
Published: 01 August 2007
... ): 31 –70. Campbell , Mary Baine . The Witness and the Other World: Exotic European Travel Writing, 400–1600 . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1988 . Clery , E. J. “The Genesis of ‘Gothic’ Fiction.” Hogle 21 –40. Clery , E.J. and Robert Miles, eds. Gothic Documents: A Sourcebook, 1700...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 496–499.
Published: 01 November 2011
... distanced relationships with his peers. Other nineteenth-century literature that draws Smith’s attention includes the senti- mental and the gothic. Seeing evidence of these two modes in discussions of the peniten- tiary and in the architecture of the prison itself, Smith articulates the connection...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): 216–231.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Romance of Property in The Old Manor House JACQUELINE M. LABBE Charlotte Smith's 1793 novel, The Old Manor House, has been discussed variously in light of its status as romance, anti-romance, and gothic; it has been recognized as her best novel and as the one...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 264–278.
Published: 01 November 2008
... , Frantz . The Wretched of the Earth . Trans Constance Farrington. New York: Grove P, 1968 . Gaddis , William . Carpenter’s Gothic. 1985 . New York: Penguin, 1999 . Hegel , Georg Wilhelm Friedrich . Aesthetics: Lectures on Fine Art . Trans. T. M. Knox Vol. 1 . Oxford: Oxford UP...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 20–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
... metaphor with a gothic twist. Just as an alien creature, say Dracula, materially occupies and completes all finite bodies/victims that he takes over and surpasses, the novel absorbs its predecessors into a self-perpetuating network, making them “undead.” Temporality is important: before the novel...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Contributors MARSHALL BROWN is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Washington and editor of Modern Language Quarterly: A Journal of Literary History. A shorter version of his essay will be included in his book The Gothic...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
... gardening, A Dissertation on Oriental Gardening. NOVEL I SPRING/SUMMERZOO5 disavowed modes converged to form a distinctly "irrational" literature that we now recognize as the gothic. A repository of archaic and orientalized4 plots and objects, the gothic offered the childish...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 November 2015
... characterizations are accurate and illuminating, her conceptual framework sometimes presupposes what it ought to show, and terms like uncanny and gothic seem to be used in a somewhat vague sense, as in the following passage: Now whispering Sorge generates powerful anxiety from the uncanny emptiness of the...