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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 323–326.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Priyanka Anne Jacob pjacob@luc.edu Rebecca R. Falkoff , Possessed: A Cultural History of Hoarding ( Ithaca, NY : Cornell UP , 2021 ), pp. 264 , paper, $19.95 . Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023 The artist Song Dong's installation Waste Not situates the stripped...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
... 2005 reflecting, even allegorizing, Eliot's worries about her own intellectual property. In the fullest of these readings, Pettitt links Eliot's treatment of Marner's hoarding of gold to the concerns about the harmfulness of intellectual hoarding voiced in the patent debate and Eliot's own...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the natural locus of the nineteenth-century novel’s exploration of capitalism’s loathing of its own propensity to amass wealth” (xii). She obstructs the capitalist ideal of financial circulation by hoarding material things, while her pull toward endogamy (choos- ing a husband whose social standing...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of the contents. -John Ruskin, Works 17: 169 In Munera Pulveris, his most sustained study of "pure" economics, Ruskin takes a radical position in his denial of the universally beneficial results of saving. In his schema, the hoarding capitalist is figured...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 285–289.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and The Plain Dealer , which unfold in specific reference to china collecting, arranging, hoarding, and breaking, as Zuroski brilliantly shows in chapter 2. The self who uses disciplined taste to choose and arrange Chinese objects in the first half of the century produces a carefully curated domestic interior...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 May 2022
... this “unconventional” (60) pairing to draw on the dialectic of order and disorder in Benjamin's essays on the collector. There are different ways this tension can play out, leading to “a whole host of compulsive or pathologically situated modern behaviors and tendencies, including hoarding” (7). Alongside her analysis...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of the indig- nation he had hoarded up, during his residence with Mr. Pecksniff, were retarded, but not beyond a few hours” (679). Embodied in the old man—“hidden in his own breast”—the success of Old Martin’s project requires the discipline to hold the end at bay. But when is the right time for Old...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... 34 . 4 ( 1991 ): 873 – 92 . Jackson-Houlston C. M. Ballads, Songs, and Snatches: The Appropriation of Folk Song and Popular Culture in British Nineteenth-Century Realist Prose . Aldershot : Ashgate , 1999 . Jacob Priyanka A. “The Art of the Hoard: Secrets, Keepsakes...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 518–546.
Published: 01 November 2022
... was also writing a novel, as well as keeping an eye out for items in secondhand shops, flea markets, and the homes of acquaintances who liked to hoard things. . . . Intending to use them in my novel, I was imagining situations, moments, and scenes suited to these objects, many of which (such as a quince...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 248–269.
Published: 01 August 2021
... seemingly embraces isolation and provincialism. 8 However, as Nancy Armstrong writes: “We should recall that Wuthering Heights was written against the background of swelling industrial centers and Chartist uprisings that had reached alarming proportions by the forties, as had the hoards [ sic...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 November 2000
... social relations. Silas's hoarding, therefore, does not derive primar- ily from a desire to monopolize economic power, as the Raveloe community interprets his refusal to either spend money or interact with the townspeople; instead, Silas develops an affective attachment to his own labor...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 May 2011
... history of ideas, we err on the side of idealism, oblivious to the shaping of intellectual life by materiality. If, on the other hand, we become obsessive about objects, hoarding and treasuring relics of the past, we risk becoming thoughtless antiquarians (or worse, fetishists), preoccupied...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 327–342.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the unwarped primal world glided to and fro before his passive eyes; and the miser- merman, Wisdom, revealed his hoarded heaps and among the joyous, heartless, ever- juvenile eternities, Pip saw the multitudinous, God omnipresent coral insects, that out of the firmament of waters heaved the colossal...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 388–405.
Published: 01 November 2022
... that sustain a food source like salmon or rice so that it remains plentiful over time, protecting reserves of food against sudden shocks like droughts or storms and preventing members from hoarding or depleting the stock. From this perspective, the Indigenous practices that have been criminalized or erased...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Isabel Island to retrieve ingots of silver from his hoard dovetail with his visits to the lighthouse manned by Old Giorgio and his daughters Linda (whom Nostromo is to marry) and Giselle (with whom he is in love). Nostromo, returning for silver late one night and mistaken for another jilted lover...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... On the brink of violence, they find themselves stranded on the island of Tahiti, where they encounter a ruthless and evangelical Christian Englishman, Attwater, who has hoarded a fortune in pearls and subjected most of the native population to his authority. In Osbourne’s version, the characters were...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 429–448.
Published: 01 November 2016
... students who learn Latin from the mottoes to the undertakers’ hatchments, belles-lettres from the shop windows, the fine arts from the professors who depict mackerel and the rule of three in coloured chalk on the pavement, philosophy and ethics from the hoardings and dead walls. . . . The line “Somebody's...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of sexual delusion, they also constitute the family-values ethos of Barnes’s Rabelaisian fiction and pose a different (and more sympathetic) assessment of those “hooded hoards” and neurasthenic women that populate modernist texts. Legal Fictions In her book...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to survival and the hunt. The creature uses “a dead hare” to taunt Victor—“eat, and be refreshed” (142)—and, “armed with a gun and many pistols,” he absconds with some villagers' “store of winter food” (143). Although the creature hoards food, he seems to have lost all appetite for it; in a way, he becomes...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 240–262.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that contributes to Nell's downfall. As he tells her after an especially difficult gambling loss, “We must get more. . . . we must earn it, Nell, hoard it up, scrape it together, come by it somehow” (305). Because of her grandfather's physical and psychological limitations, Nell must take on casual labor to keep...