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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 August 2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
...John Plotz This article recognizes the accomplishment of the editors of the Stirling/South Carolina Edition of James Hogg and reflects on the long literary eclipse that followed Hogg's death in 1835. Hogg was both the inventor and prime nineteenth-century practitioner of what could be called (on...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2013
... join the living, the past rubs against the present, the begin- ning coincides with the end. In the novel, Hadaly, the ideal future “Eve” that the American inventor Thomas Alva Edison tries to build for his friend Lord Ewald (because Ewald suffers from the moral decay of the woman he loves), is an...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 201–204.
Published: 01 August 2004
.... Rightly speaking, the book's touchstone historical figure is not Charles Dickens but Charles Babbage, the mathematician, political economist, and prodigious inventor who in 1833 designed the Analytical Engine, a calculating machine with punch cards, internal memory, and a central processing unit...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 May 2005
...) that the Victorians were the inventors of twentieth-century anthropology's concept of "culture," Buzard argues that mid-century novels produce Britishness as a national culture through a series of narrative techniques that will later ame to characterize anthropol- ogy's Participant Observer...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 November 2012
... attention away from the maritime archive, as vital to novelization as Joseph Andrews and Pamela. The second chapter features Daniel Defoe, an avid collector of all things maritime, player in high-risk speculation, and inventor of the modern novel, as the first case against which craft as a tool...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
... convergence of problem, serendipitous hint, and plucky inventor, the triumph of the bright idea over the setback. A public radio series called “Engines of Our Ingenuity,” sponsored by the University of Houston’s College of Engineering, says that Hinman “had managed to beat a flawed sword into—a most...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
... factories and were the writers and picture makers who worked for them but factory hands now? (369) It is this predicament that Anderson would struggle (with only moderate success) to come to terms with as a novelist, his unrealized goal to become, like Hugh McVey (the inventor in Poor White...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 244–263.
Published: 01 November 2008
... inventor of the genre, and his predecessors, or between maqamah and adab literature as a whole, have puz- zled critim4A.F.L. Beeston links rnaqamak to the collection of stories, al-Faraj ba'd ash-Shidda ("Relief after Distress") by at-Tannukhi (939-94). James Monroe and Abdelfattah Kilito make...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 342–362.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... In terms of origin, affinities between Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadhani (d. 1008), the presumed inventor of the genre, and his predecessors, or between maqamah and adab literature as a whole, have puz- zled critim4A.F.L. Beeston links rnaqamak to the collection of stories, al-Faraj ba'd ash...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 August 2001
... the utility and symbolic significance of a universal sign-language, a project worked on by seventeenth-century predecessors such as the English mathematician and inventor John Wilkins and, on the Continent, Fontenelle and Leibnitz ("Secret" 122-23). Their aim was to improve worldwide...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Yellow Wallpaper’ after Two Decades of Feminist Criticism.” Critical Essays on Charlotte Perkins Gilman . Ed. Joanna B. Karpinski New York: Hall, 1992 . 222 –33. Hudak , Jennifer . “The ‘Social Inventor’: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the (Re) Production of Perfection.” Women’s Studies 32...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... part of the stamping technol- ogy as well: as inventors rushed to patent machines that would do the stamping (thus combining the stampers as people with the mechanical stampers), they often referred to their designs as “printing presses.” The designs and descriptions for several of these...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): 147–162.
Published: 01 August 2001
... subsequent critics have not generally seen fit to place Godwin and Scott in the same com- pany, Hazlitt sees them both as effecting acts of generic reconciliation: Caleb Williams and St. Leon revealing Godwin as "an inventor in the regions of romance, as well as a skillful and hardy explorer of...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 104–124.
Published: 01 August 2007
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 320–341.
Published: 01 November 2008
... loom invented by a young mathematician is appropriated by the Algerian State as a symbol for its nationalist agenda, but the loom is then reappropriated by the inventor in order to reinscribe elided women subjects into the space of the nation. In L'invenfion du dksert, Djaout's...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 364–385.
Published: 01 November 2013
... movement of society at large, James writes, depends upon these kinds of workers and their work. James explains that all human progress depends upon the “initiatives on the part of inventors, great or small, and imitation by the rest of us” (“Social Value” 170). James, remember, put “philosopher(s...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
... textual machine for simulating technological effects, specifically those of the motion picture. This emerging medium fascinated Wells and led him, in the year of the novel's publication, to collaborate with the inventor Robert Paul in filing British Patent No. 19984. The patent designates a prototype...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2002