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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 214–233.
Published: 01 August 2013
... statistical analysis in Scenes of Clerical Life, Middlemarch , and Daniel Deronda. In the second half of this essay, I offer a rereading of Dickens's Great Expectations and argue that the International Statistical Congress of 1860, the Census of 1861, and the surrounding debates regarding the value of...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 26–41.
Published: 01 May 2002
...: "Negro- Head" Tobacco in and around Great Expectations ELAINE FREEDGOOD Dickens could not make up his mind to go to Australia, although a proposed reading tour promised to be lucrative. His correspondence chronicles the history of this long (in)decision...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 235–253.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... NOVEL I SPRING/SUMMER 2005 A Great Talker upon Little Matters One of the striking features of the critical tradition regarding Miss Bates is the near unanimous opinion that she--or more accurately, what she says-is trivial. George Levine sums her up as all "verbosity and...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 431–436.
Published: 01 November 2009
... , Charles . The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India; and a Concise History of the Great Military Events Which Have Tended to Consolidate British Empire in Hindostan . 2 vols. London: London Printing and Publishing, 1858-59 . Braddon , Mary...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
... unfixed—wandering through both space and time. Examining the consequences of such wandering can tell us a great deal about the relationship of narrative to temporality and the relationship of temporality to theories of moral education. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Addison , Joseph...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... even diminish the achievements of black women writers and their contributions to American letters. Sources from the New York Times to Henry Louis Gates Jr. labeled Morrison's win a “great day” for black women writers, for black Americans, and for African American literature; but few if any commentaries...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 397–408.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Anna Kornbluh As the paradigmatic trend in literary study at present, “postcritique” implies that a great epoch of critique has come to a close. Taking the charge to look back over fifty years of Marxist theory of the novel, this polemic argues that critique cannot come to a close because it has...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... differences is central to the moral economy of mid-nineteenth-century realism. To live inside a liberal dispensation that takes its realist fictions seriously means recognizing the work that characters like Pip in Dickens's Great Expectations (and persons like ourselves) put into stories about our own...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 387–392.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Jennifer L. Fleissner Jonathan Lethem, discussing Ian McEwan's work, argued in 2007 that “neurology” has replaced “psychoanalysis” as today's great “rival to the novel's authority.” This essay explores Lethem's proposition via attention to these discourses' differing notions of the symptom. While...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Neil Ten Kortenaar A great project of the first two generations of African writers was to establish continuities with the precolonial and ongoing oral tradition. This essay, however, asks what African writers thought of the act of writing itself. A key scene in Chinua Achebe's novel Arrow of God...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Roberto Schwarz The international recognition of Machado de Assis began in the 1950s and proceeded with no reference to Brazil. In those same years a part of Brazilian criticism took the opposite direction: Machado's greatness was to be explained by his overcoming deadlocks that were central to...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 272–291.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Matthew Hart Abstract This essay considers a late novel sequence by the British speculative fiction writer J. G. Ballard (1930–2009). Although Ballard is often celebrated as a great iconoclast, there is arguably no postwar novelist with a more recognizable style. The essay analyzes Cocaine Nights...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 482–501.
Published: 01 November 2018
... subroutines as self-interested beings allows Proust to apply the principles of biological selection to these psychological entities, imagining the mind as an ecosystem in which great personal upheavals—for instance, Marcel's loss of Albertine—figure as extinction events that wipe out large populations of...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
...), I suggest that the creative writing program not only was instrumental in shaping postwar American letters but also continues to be of great relevance for contemporary global South writing. The article argues that developing-world MFA novelists have redeployed a Cold War programmatic imperative to...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Richard H. Brodhead Buell Lawrence , The Dream of the Great American Novel ( Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2014 ) , pp. xii + 567, cloth $39.95 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 In 2006, colleagues in American literary studies awarded Lawrence Buell the Jay Hubbell Medal for...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2011
... between and among media. We feel our- selves in 2010 amid a great change, and it makes me think of an earlier change, registered in Victor Hugo’s 1832 novel Notre-Dame de Paris (The Hunchback of Notre Dame). The novel is set centuries earlier, in 1482. Frollo, the archdeacon of the cathe- dral...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 1999
...MEG ALBRINCK KAREN L. LEVENBACK, Virginia Woolf and the Great War (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1999), pp. 208, $34.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Woolf's War Stories KAREN L. LEVENBACK, Virginia Woolfund the Great War (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1999), pp. 208...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 499–501.
Published: 01 November 2015
... grapples intensely with the Great Problems of her Age or formulates the dazzling narrative art that D. A. Miller reverentially terms “Absolute Style”; rather, we encounter “an amateur historian” ( 6 ). There is something strangely thrilling about this Austen of the archives, exploring “maps of England in...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
... is not only "receptant" but secretive; her imaginative act is a secret, just as her proposed plan of economy involves secrets and secre- tions (or secretive secreting). For both Ruskin and Eliot, the hoarder is a grotesque creature, whose great economic mistake-the insistence on the...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 184–188.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the first group “romance writers” and telling us at once that “it is most certain that truth is to be found only in the works of those who celebrate the lives of great men, and are commonly called biographers.” The reason for this superiority, ostensibly, is that biographers write about people...