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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 284–289.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., James Weldon Johnson, and Bret Harte. These literary consuls prompt us to think in new ways about the relation between literature and the state—and also about the various forms that national identification can take. Focusing in particular on the case of Nathaniel Hawthorne, I argue that it was while...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... political body. A Hawthorne story from the same period as Tocqueville's study shows the new collectivity paradoxically requiring the constraints of classical liberalism just as liberalism in turn seemed to require the popular energy unleashed by democracy to justify its constraints and exclusions. Hawthorne...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 274–275.
Published: 01 August 2000
...JEAN MARIE LUTES Reading Hawthorne in a Gender-Biased Academy JAMIE BARLOWE, The Scarlet Mob of Scribblers: Rereading Hester Prynne (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000), pp. 192, $39.95. Arguing that twentieth-century scholarship on The Scarlet Letter has...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 August 2003
...: The Sacrifice of Relation . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980 . Boudreau , Kristin . Sympathy in American Literature: American Sentiments from Jefferson to the Jameses . Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2002 . Egan , Ken Jr . “Hawthorne’s Anti-Romance: Blithedale and Sentimental Culture.” Journal...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2023
...—Nathaniel Hawthorne's “The Scarlet Letter,” Herman Melville's “Benito Cereno,” and Frederick Douglass's The Heroic Slave —revealed the incoherence of “literature” as it gradually assumed its modern form. efrank@wesleyan.edu Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023 novella Nathaniel Hawthorne...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 184–186.
Published: 01 August 2007
... on to discuss Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The Marble Faun (1860), and concludes with a discussion of antebellum slave narratives, particularly A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845). The book's close readings of these canonical novels...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 175–177.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of privacy that the home could never actually provide. In a range of important works (including Melville's "Bartleby the Scrivener," Douglass's "The Heroic Slave," Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables, and Thoreau's Walden), Shamir reads the concern with private space in the home as one aspect...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 171–174.
Published: 01 August 2007
... the novel in terms of ethics rather than effects. Margolis's willingness to challenge long-held critical beliefs is also evident in her read- ing of The Blithedale Romance. Her target here is the seemingly exclusive focus on questions of national identity in recent Hawthorne criticism. The Public...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 141–145.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Fanny Fern, Harriet Jacobs, and James Fenimore Cooper are cast as “thought experiments on the new democratic reality” (20). The phrase “thought experiments” may be familiar to readers of Margolis's first book, The Public Life of Privacy in Nineteenth...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 May 2023
... and is, in this sense, political theory in the guise of fiction. The book's title, as signaled in an epigraph, comes from Nathaniel Hawthorne's English Notebooks . Hawthorne describes a visit to the Gallery of British Painters, where he laments that the great quantity of pictures overwhelms him: “It seemed like...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 310–314.
Published: 01 August 2021
... (and I and perhaps you) took from first sitting for the GRE exam to reflecting on decades as a professor is being blocked off for too many. According to Lee, Hawthorne's “The Custom-House” and “Intelligence Office” assure “a professor of literature with an administrative appointment...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 464–468.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of parsing the camera’s effects on the conception of similitude itself. Photos do feature in the works of Burrows’s chosen writers—Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, and Richard Wright—and, in some cases, plots turn decisively on the strength of photographic...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. In seven closely argued chapters, Rezek offers some important rethinking of the “provincial” as a literary category, how to conceive the transatlantic as more than a one-way traffic in cultural production in the nineteenth century, and why...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 350–353.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and refers to its content. Unlike many recent literary critics who in their returns to “form” seek a fuller or more precise access to a reality outside the text, Davis insists that contemporary readers of Emerson, Hawthorne, and Stowe were given an alternative to such quests: a suspension...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., "an anthropomorphc version of the lifeless objects that nineteenth-century experts feminized in their efforts to protect their own secret identities and desires" (136). In the previous chapter, Briefel persuasively argues that Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Marble Faun is a text that expresses American...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in the sixth and seventh chapters, where he studies early African American takes on interiorization in Martin Delany’s Blake and Hannah Crafts’s The Bondwoman’s Narrative 128 novel | spring 2011 and follows them with readings of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 5–17.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1993 . Hawthorne , Nathaniel . The Centenary Edition of the Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Vol. 17 . The Letters, 1853–1856 . Ed. Thomas Woodson et al. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 1987 . Jameson , Fredric...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., embracing neither side but instead attempting to adapt the power of the curse to their own ends. In House of the Seven Gables , for example, he sees Hawthorne as both intrigued by the power of curse (as articulated by Matthew Maule and embodied in the figure of Holgrave) and determined to distance himself...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 521–524.
Published: 01 November 2011
... boundaries, or stops time altogether. In such texts as Washington Irving’s “Rip Van Winkle” and Nathanial Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables and in such genres as the historical romance, early southwestern humor, and African American life writing, Pratt identifies conflicting temporal registers...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 343–367.
Published: 01 November 2012
... . Hale Dorothy J. “Profits of Altruism: Caleb Williams and Arthur Mervyn.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 22 . 1 ( 1988 ): 47 – 69 . Hawthorne Nathaniel . “Lady Eleanore's Mantle.” Nathaniel Hawthorne: Tales and Sketches . New York : Library of America , 1996 . 652 – 66...