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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: Routledge, 1993 . Cronwright-Schreiner , S.C. The Life of Olive Schreiner . London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1924 . David , Deirdre . Intellectual Women and Victorian Patriarchy: Harriet Martineau, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Eliot . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1987 . Dowling , Linda...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
...David Kurnick This essay aims to deepen our understanding of the intellectual and affective characteristics of novel reading by examining the tendency of George Eliot's heroines to drift free of the constraints of their own plots. It focuses on Eliot's historical novel Romola (1862-63) and in...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Lily's self-managerial aesthetic as a form of social labor whose capitalized temporality is brought into focus and arrested by the form of the novel itself. By offering the self-managerial aesthetic as an object of thought, the novel opens it to the dynamics of intellectual reproduction and continued...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Ulka Anjaria This essay moves away from accounts of social realism, which privilege its political aims over its aesthetic innovations. I argue that social realism written under colonialism was part of a larger intellectual project to rethink the desirability and content of nationalism by testing...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 482–501.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to define an ad hoc social category: homosexuals, snobs, members of the Guermantes set. In this essay, I unpack Search' s model of the mind as a population of simple homunculi and explore its effect on Proust's understanding of interpersonal collectives, from intellectual coteries to social classes...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
... a distinct temporality, albeit an imposed one, has also been advanced by black intellectuals, at least since Frederick Douglass's 1845 declaration that slaves “seldom come nearer” their birthdays than “planting-time, harvest-time, cherry-time, spring-time, or fall-time.” To adapt Heidegger in this...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... are true because “certitude [i.e., true belief] is accompanied … by a specific feeling, proper to it, and discriminating it from other states, intellectual and moral.” By contrast, In “The Portrait of Mr. W. H.” (1889) and elsewhere, Wilde attempts to make all beliefs seem open to doubt and debate...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
... changes in racial collectivism as opportunities to recast the political and formal protocols of black fiction. More specifically, these writers draw on the class divisions that intellectuals have viewed primarily through the lens of crisis as a means to challenge existing models of racial solidarity and...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2010
... stands at the head of a literary and intellectual tradition that extends through African American writing and into the present moment. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Andrews , William . To Tell a Free Story: The First Century of Afro-American Autobiography, 1760–1865 . Urbana: U...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Elaine Freedgood Does the novelist, like the philosopher, need her “poor”? In this essay, Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton is the test case for the idea that narrators (and, by extension, novelists) need their characters to be poor—intellectually, physically, spiritually—that narrators might remain...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Vaughn Rasberry In the years following the attacks of 9/11, the Cold War discourse of totalitarianism has resurfaced in connection with Islamist terrorism. Scholars, journalists, and public intellectuals across the ideological spectrum routinely characterize the global jihad as the “new...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Abraham Geil In this interview, Jacques Rancière clarifies a number of the central concepts and underlying polemics that run throughout his considerable body of work. Touching on key aspects of his intellectual formation, including his experience teaching at the University of Vincennes in Saint...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
...DANIEL HACK CLARE PETTITT, Patent Inventions: Intellectual Property and the Victorian Novel (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2004), pp. 356, cloth, £58.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Authors and Inventors CLARE rm,Patent Inventions: lntellectual Property and...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Victorian culture. As her first chapter, "Only a Test: The Social Functions of the Examination," demonstrates, her analysis enables her to produce an original account of the specificity of intellectual labor-a specificity that has been notoriously hard for critics to delineate. The most per...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2001
...ROBYN R. WARHOL PHILLIP BARRISH, American Literary Realism, Critical Theory, and Intellectual Prestige, 1880–1995 (New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp. 213 + x, $54.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Matters of Taste PHILLP...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 528–530.
Published: 01 November 2016
... intimate engagement with her intellectual predecessors, including African American women vocal artists, Lordi carries black feminist thought into new and fecund territory. Lordi's detailed analysis of literature, music, and the relation of black writers to black women singers shows how careful “close...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2015
... actively recruited colonial and postcolonial intellectuals to serve as collaborators in preserving the tenets of modernism into the postwar era, at a time when British letters were becoming increasingly wan and etiolated. These authors “hoped to preserve the aesthetic temper of interwar literature while...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 2009
... reading for scholars of the Romantic novel and Scottish literature, Duncan’s book will also interest any critic concerned more generally with the history of the novel, the emergence of national literatures, the cultural and intellectual legacies of the Scottish Enlightenment, and the rise of...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., Novel Professions can appear deceptively slim. But its range of professional concerns-from the broadest and most currently urgent issues of academic deprofessionalization and the place of intellectual labor within late capitalism to the detailed development of professional identity as it...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): v.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Good: Toward a Literary History of the Welfare State (2007); Feeling Global: Internationalism in Distress (1999); Secular Vocations: Intellectuals, Professionalism, Culture (1993); and The Servant's Hand: English Fictionfront Below (1986). He has edited The Phantom Public Sphere (1993) and...