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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 389–409.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Christopher McGowan Abstract This article considers Joseph Conrad's Nostromo and D. H. Lawrence's Women in Love as modernist reworkings of the industrial novels of the mid‐nineteenth century, such as Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton and Charles Dickens's Hard Times. Conrad and Lawrence, the article...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of “programmatic realism” with the rise of the novel in the modern, industrialized nation-states of France and England, thereby requiring the existence of an industrialized urban capital, a developing bourgeoisie, and definitive national consciousness. This article intervenes in such accounts by evaluating Nikolai...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 366–372.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Jed Esty Lukácsian narrative theory remains influential in literary studies despite the fact that many of its principles and conclusions seem specific to novel production within the industrializing heartland of the nineteenth-century European nation-state. Starting with the premise that two...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 83–92.
Published: 01 May 2010
... stories and heroines for national and diasporic South Asian spectators as well as Atlantic-community ones. Hardly an author of bestsellers in her lifetime, Austen has now become a product brand as her novels provide pre-sold content for a converged, synergistic multimedia entertainment industry across...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and pleasure in the mid-nineteenth-century industrial novel and Bild~irigsroman,while celebrating their utopian reunion in late-century works by William Morris and Oscar Wilde. The book concludes with a brief, suggestive glance at the relation between labor and pleasure in British, Continental...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the losses of industrialization but also with their positions as novelists in a period of late capitalism. I focus on Flora Annie Steel’s 1894 novel The Potter’s Thumb, in which she deploys the image of the Indian craftsman and storyteller to explore her own authorial position. I hope this reading...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in which an emergent fashion industry summons women to abandon the corset in public and enter the fantasy worlds of modern dress designs that accentuate the body and stimulate its desires, so too are novelists issuing similar summons. Such sensational novels as Bram Stoker's Dracula and George du Maurier's...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 546–554.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and literature. Nevertheless, the advantages of marginalization and distance from the mainstream end up becoming precisely the most attractive features in the eyes of an editorial industry and a general public avid for a reformulation of Latin American literature in a global and politically skeptical context...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Rebecca Summerhays KETABGIAN TAMARA , The Lives of Machines: The Industrial Imaginary in Victorian Literature and Culture ( Ann Arbor : U of Michigan P , 2011 ), pp. 252 , paper, $35.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press The Prehistory...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2019
... agree on a collective label for them; they are known, variously, as Condition of England novels, social-problem novels, political novels, or industrial novels. No wonder: a group of texts that systematically relocate generic conventions is bound to seem unusually heterogeneous as a whole. The patterns...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 205–208.
Published: 01 August 2004
.... Similarly, in the chapter on Gaskell, Bigelow asserts that Mary Barton is not an "in- dustrial novel," as Raymond Williams had famously classified it, but rather a "radical and far-reaching" story about the very things that the "industrial novel" by definition omits: family, sexuality, and home...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., and their poverty limits their experiences in ways that fictions of certain kinds have made predictable. This essay considers the industrial poor of nineteenth-century Britain and alludes to other kinds of poverty in later novels about other kinds of ‘‘poor’’ characters. Inventing...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 May 2021
... up and bring the structure back to living human process. The formulation begins to take shape in Culture and Society , in conjunction with that book's only major engagement with novels. The chapter titled “The Industrial Novels” (which include Mary Barton , North and South , Hard Times...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
... novel, the historical novel, the autobiographical novel, the realist novel, the naturalist novel, the stream-of-consciousness novel, the lyrical novel, the verse novel, the nouveau roman , the industrial novel, the psychological novel, the crime novel, the detective novel, the satirical novel...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 248–269.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the narrative sits as palimpsest. Like Heathcliff, coal assumes a contradictory function within the novel: at once a reminder of national progress—specifically, the industrial development of Yorkshire and of neighboring manufacturing districts—and an igniter of empire but also a dirty substance born out...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 May 1999
... was commonly referred to as that of the industrial novel. NOVEL I FALL 1999 the novel's embodiment of Edwardian anxiety about this emergent waste-driven system of value also offers a way to understand the stylistic multiplicity of Tono- Bungay itself, a concern that has long troubled...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 May 2014
... on these three writers is immense. Soseki and Ogai have each generated subfields in Japanese literary studies and intellectual history, and work on the more recent writer, Oe, while not as voluminous, is on the order of a cottage industry. Novel: A Forum on Fiction 47:1 DOI 10.1215/00295132-2414066...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 229–257.
Published: 01 November 2004
... of the Species. As one of the examples, see Daitsa Kensetsu-ron [On the construction of the Greater East Asia], prepared by the Planning Agency and published by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. NOVEL I SUMMER 2004 enemy who could well include people ethnically similar...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 339–359.
Published: 01 August 2022
... the antagonisms around which the novel is structured—the choice between Africanization and the continued influence of Europeans, industrialization and an attachment to Indigenous traditions, the previous revolutionary path to independence and the responsibilities that come with the position of head of state...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 161–179.
Published: 01 August 2022
... industry that “integrates all the elements of production, from the original concept of the novel, shaped by its side-long glance at film, to the last sound effect” ( Horkheimer and Adorno 98 ); the post-Fordist-economy restructuring of time that ushered in the present twenty-four-seven workday ( Sweeney...