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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
... people has been far more controversial, and rightly so. Because to the degree that they have been perceived to be in or of another time, black people have also been excluded from dominant constructions of Western modernity, such as those of Hegel and Jefferson. Yet the idea that African Americans inhabit...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Jefferson J. A. Gatrall Throughout the nineteenth century, dozens of authors across Europe and the United States—including Honoré de Balzac, Victor Hugo, Gustave Flaubert, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Ivan Turgenev, and Rainer Maria Rilke—gave fictional form to the figure of Jesus. This...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Minnesota P, 1983 . Elmer , Jonathan . “The Archive, the Native American, and Jefferson’s Convulsions.” diacritics 28.4 ( 1998 ): 5 –24. Foucault , Michel . “Society Must be Defended”: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1975–76 . Trans. David Macey. New York: Picador, 2003...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 190–192.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Compromise of 1819-21 to the "discursive death of the subject of slavery in Congress be- tween 1836 and 1844 (33). In fact, Tawil is able to use politicians' "pattern of avoidance" on the topic to great effect (33). Thomas Jefferson, whose characteristic reticence is said to exemplify a "larger...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., pornography, Niklas Luhmann, Hannibal Lecter, The Big Lebuwski, torture, and Thomas Jefferson. The present essay is drawn froin his forthcoming hook, On Llrrgering nrld Bei!ing Lnst: Frctiorrs of Rnce nnd Sovereignty in the Nrw Worid. STUART BURROWS is Robert Gale Noyes Assistant Professor of the...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 May 2007
... America. Though the lrnks he forges between a series of ostensibly very different writers-Anne Bradstreet, Thomas Jefferson, Walt Whitman, Henry David Thoreau, Sarah Orne Jewett, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Jack Kerouac-are at times more a function of association than argument, his faith in...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 77–103.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Response to the Slave Revolt in Haiti, 1791–1806.” Journal of the Early Republic 2 ( 1982 ): 361 –379. Higgonet , Patrice . “France, Slavery, and the Lousiana Purchase.” Jefferson’s America and Napoleon’s France . Ed. Gail Feigenbaum. Seattle: U of Washington P, 2003 . 257 –63. James...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 November 2000
... pursuit of happiness. America is also the story of written texts: collected letters, verses, stories, sermons, nar- ratives, autobiographies, romances, pamphlets, and novels penned by men named Mather, Edwards, Frankiin, Jefferson, Cooper, Emerson, Hawthorne, Melville, Poe, and others who...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): iii–iv.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Northern Irish writer Robert McLiam Wilson, and James Connolly and postcolonial theory. He recently completed a book manu- script titled Lazy Idle Schemers: Irish Modernism and the Cultural Politics of Idleness. jefferson j. a. gatrall is assistant professor of Russian at Montclair State University...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... . Jefferson , Joseph III . The Autobiography of Joseph Jefferson . 1889. Ed. Alan S. Downer Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1964 . Leverenz , David . “Alive with Contradictions: Close Reading, Liberal Pluralism, and Nonnarratable Plots in Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” Approaches to Teaching Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 320–323.
Published: 01 August 2011
... volatile expression” (14). In other words, Elmer offers us a way to think difference and similitude outside the terms of either American exceptionalism or its reverse. Borrowing from Deleuze, he shows how the works under consideration—from Aphra Behn’s theater to Thomas Jefferson’s account of Logan...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in order to redefine America's “civic myths.” I will restrict my comments to pointing out how this study raises new questions for novels, past and present. For Tillet, the novel in the post–civil rights era revises the legacy of Sally Hemings, now well known for her relationship to Thomas Jefferson...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 26–48.
Published: 01 May 2016
... exploitation of the New as a moral imperative. Buffon's theory, not surprisingly, created far-reaching controversy but infuriated no one more than Thomas Jefferson, who would famously counter Buffon by devoting a large portion of his Notes on the State of Virginia to documenting how America's animals more...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
... rooms of his own will, and declares this unknown cabdriver, Jefferson Hope, to be the murderer. So ends part one of the novel. Immediately following this, Doyle drops the “reminiscences” of Dr. Watson and begins a long third-person narrative, titled “The Country of the Saints,” set in Mormon Utah. The...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2011
... for “slaves.” Jack even tests his newly invented mindset on his own master: “I hop’d he cou’d not believe but that I had as much Gratitude as a Negro” to discover that this vehement sentiment is not an acceptable position for a white servant (89). Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 52–76.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Republic . Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1997 . Nussbaum , Martha . For Love of Country: Debating the Limits of Patriotism . Ed. Joshua Cohen. Boston: Beacon, 1996 . Onuf , Peter S. Jefferson’s Empire: The Language of American Nationhood . Charlottesville: U of Virginia P...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... , Donald B. “The Harlem Renaissance City: Its Multi-illusionary Dimension.” Hakutani and Butler 37 –49. Gordon-Reed , Annette . The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family . New York: Norton, 2008 . ———. Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy . Charlottesville...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 125–150.
Published: 01 August 2007
... 16 ( 2004 ): 179 –207. Jefferson , Thomas . Notes on the State of Virginia . 1785–86. Ed. William Peden. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1982 . Kafer , Peter . Charles Brockden Brown’s Revolution and the Birth of American Gothic . Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2004...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 179–203.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... in Carl Georg Lange and William James, The Emotions . Ed. Knight Dunlap. New York: Hafner, 1967 . Jefferson , Thomas . “Notes on the State of Virginia.” 1787. Thomas Jefferson: Writings . Ed. Merrill D. Peterson New York: Library of America, 1984 . Kete , Mary-Louise...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 May 2007
... associated with Jefferson, Addie's hometown, where the family is headed for her burial. In some cases, the stake is merely getting to town with the objects intact (the tools, the coffin); in others, the object is one available for purchase in town. For Dewey Dell, the town druggists...