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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 98–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., 1998 . Norris , Margot . Beasts of the Modern Imagination: Darwin, Nietzsche, Kafka, Ernst, and Lawrence . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1985 . Sanders , Mark . “Disgrace.” MLA Convention . Washington, D.C., December 29 , 2000 . Age of Bronze, State of Grace...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 19–37.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Grace A. Musila Abstract While the Black Lives Matter movement is widely recognized and supported in Africa, its framing prioritizes experiences of anti‐Blackness in the United States and the Black diaspora. This is partly owing to the movement's genesis as a direct response to domestic forms...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 327–331.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Grace A. Musila Grace.Musila@wits.ac.za Pallavi Rastogi , Postcolonial Disaster: Narrating Catastrophe in the Twenty-First Century ( Evanston, IL : Northwestern UP , 2020 ), pp. 305 , ebook, $34.95 . Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023 In 2004 I joined a student...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 62–85.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in the presence of the incomprehensible. Thomas Hardy, The Woodlanders In this passage from The Woodlanders, Thomas Hardy’s rustic novel of thwarted love and living decay, the “Arcadian innocents” are the rural protagonists Grace Melbury and Giles Winterborne...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and sometimes stage fantasmatic scenarios about inclusion and exclusion. Near the beginning of The Woodlanders, for instance, Grace Melbury visits the physician Edred Fitzpiers, newly arrived in town, whom she has not yet met. Unaware that he is at home, she is admitted by a servant to wait for him...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 August 2001
... was MARILYN BUTLER I THE POLITICAL EDGEWORTH indeed Colonel Hugh Maguire, who was the nephew on his mother's side of the celebrated Grace Nugent-the subject of an Irish song by the poet and harpist Carolan and the name of the heroine of The Absentee (1812), after Rackrenf the best-known...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 161–164.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., each of which is addressed in its own chapter: society, politics, indigeneity, and creativity. This structure allows her to include most of the major novelists of contemporary New Zealand literature, including Maurice Gee, Patricia Grace, Witi Ihimaera, Eleanor Catton, Alan Duff, and Nigel Cox. Lawn...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of Higher Education , Fish calls for substituting religion for “the triumvirate of race, gender, and class as center of intellectual energy” (8). Similarly, Miller calls for an end to “the infatuation with the three mythological graces of contemporary humanistic study: Race, Class, and Gender” in favor...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 26–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and where it must not touch in order to carry out its touch (its art, its tact, its grace)” (Nancy, Noli 13...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 391–410.
Published: 01 November 2001
... discovers that the much older Grace Brissenden seems to have become much younger at the expense of her husband, Guy. In a slight variation on the conven- tions of the vampire story, James does not make sexuality a tool of the vampire, but makes vampirism a product of sexuality. The older Grace...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., that was to provide the most explicit synthesis of experiential disgust and fictional revenge. The vitriol attack on Clara Hewett stands at the center of the revenge poetics of The Nether World. Just before the attack itself, Clara finds herself in conversa- tion with Grace Danver, the rival actress who only...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
... a powerful intellect and a lucid voice on the scholarly scene. Work Cited Moore Grace . Dickens and Empire: Discourses of Class, Race, and Colonialism in the Works of Charles Dickens . Aldershot : Ashgate , 2004 . Each reading—of George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss (1860), Wilkie...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2022
... perform a palliative function, mitigating the suffering to which it bears witness. His book focuses less on emotional than on stylistic felicity, cataloguing the rhetorical feats that the effort to represent hardship can inspire while wondering what powers graceful language can claim. Can it paradoxically...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 May 2001
... runs; mixes in the shocking scenes of this vile place, where every thing that is low, indelicate, and abominable presides; (no Loves and Graces to hold the nuptial torch, or lead the hymeneal dance; an inn the temple, and an innkeeper the priest;) and sujfers her name to be inrolled (I...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... as odious as he is admirable. Like Topsy, another paradoxical figure, Sam wears a carefully contrived mask, disguising compulsive cunning with affected solemnity.' But whereas Christian grace and Ophelia's discipline eventually subdue Topsy's conflicted nature, Sam only grows in contradictions...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of grace, but which are also invari- ably moments of race” (91). Who better but a dark Jesus to forgive sinners and so “lighten” their spiritual load? Barth has a markedly different take on whiteness. In Duvall’s fourth chapter, the white- face sexualist (Faulkner) and spiritualist (O’Connor...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 290–296.
Published: 01 August 2009
... be the bourgeois novel of manners. Gracing his son with a modest education and destining him for the law, Crusoe’s elderly father hoped Robinson would settle down in his native country “and raise his Fortune by Application and Industry, with a Life of Ease and Pleasure” (Defoe 4). Would Robinson Crusoe...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 424–431.
Published: 01 November 2000
... identifying McGahern as the most powerful heir to this modethough I would have given NOVEL ( SUMMER 2000 more stress to his early work where the effect is even more evident, as in his brilliant novel The Dark. Karen Lawrence's essay, written with her usual grace and flair, looks...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., mesmerism, and hypnotism of A.S. Byatt's The REVIEW I ANXIOUS AUTHORSHIP Conjugial Angel, Peter Carey's Jack Maggs, and Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace- London's focus on the practices of non-legitimate authorship may well signal our own anx- ieties about...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 198–218.
Published: 01 August 2003
... the grace to which Robert unreflectively appeals. The full significance of this with respect to the Memoirs will, I hope, emerge later.) As I have been suggesting, the distinction between law and morality has cer- tain implications for its subject. In drawing out these implications, I...