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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Jesus. Indeed, among the foremost contributions of nineteenth-century novelists to the larger quest of the historical Jesus was the development and popularization of racialized Christ types, including the Greco-Jewish Jesus, a figure that Wallace introduced to an international readership through his...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 361–363.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Aviva Briefel MAREN TOVA LINETT, Modernism, Feminism, and Jewishness (New York: Cambridge UP, 2007), pp. 242, cloth, $90.00. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Allosemitic Modernism maren tova linett, Modernism, Feminism, and Jewishness (New York: Cambridge UP...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 488–491.
Published: 01 November 2011
... examines the facts of interethnicity—the presence of and relation- ships and dialogues with African American, Jewish American, and occasionally Latino characters and plots—in recent Asian American fiction. While this presence is not new in Asian American fiction, Rody’s historical argument is that...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 August 2003
... following more general questions: What does it mean to be a Jewish Hungarian born around WWII, at a moment when being Jewish meant (for many) the opposite of being Hungarian? Furthermore, what does it mean to be a Jewish Hungarian immigrant to America-which is to say, how does being an Eastern...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 1999
... shape the development of "realism" in the English novel in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to the moral dilemmas and identity crises of some major twentieth-century Jewish fiction writers. Fisch investigates twentieth-century religious and spiritual crises and dilemmas by examining the...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 May 2019
... readers—Bernard writes—to empathize with his imperfect, fallible individual characters and, ultimately, also with their modest hopes and dreams, chief among which is a vision of a Jewish state that excludes the Palestinian presence. Anna Bernard , Rhetorics of Belonging: Nation, Narration, and...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
... imperialist economy, she argues that the novel demonstrates this gap in several ways-among them, the often-criticized split between its "English" and "Jewish" plots. The career of Gwendolyn Harleth, shown gambling in the novel's famous opening, dem- onstrates the necessity in an imperialist economy...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... , 2011 . Ritzer George Walczak David . “Rationalization and the Deprofessionalization of Physicians.” Social Forces 67 . 1 ( 1988 ): 1 – 22 . Rosenberg Edgar . From Shylock to Svengali: Jewish Stereotypes in English Fiction . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1960 . Saint...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... relation to the genres of realism and romance, by distinguishing between its “English plot” and its “Jewish plot,” by contrasting its heterosexual marriage and its homosexual (pseudo-)marriage, to name just some of the rubrics through which the novel has been parsed. Yet in an aside early in book 1...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 495–500.
Published: 01 November 2020
... focuses upon the close-up of a Jewish mother trying to shield her child from a hail of bullets—an action that the totalitarian regime aims to eliminate from the hearts and minds of its subjects. When the “jewess” interposes her own body to save her “little boy,” her spontaneous movement is the exact...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 176–183.
Published: 01 May 2010
... representations of the Jews, with particular attention to the innovations offered by Harrington: “[T]wo characters [Berenice and her father, Mr. Montenero,] whom the reader has assumed to be Jewish are revealed, through a ‘trick in the plot’ (whether the plot of history or the plot of the novel), as...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., were frequently seen as the true criminals, reducing aesthetics to corrupt materialism, and Jewish dealers, above all, emerged as scapegoats for the trade in fakes. The cliche of an avaricious type was elaborated upon in order to reflect the growing anxiety about Jews gaining power within the...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): v.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Press. HANA WIRTH-NESHER is Professor of English and American Studies at Tel Aviv University. She is the author of Call If English: The Lnngunges of Jewish American Liternfure (2005) and City Codes: Reading the Modern Urban Novel (1996). JAMES DONALD is Professor of Film Studies at the...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 36–59.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Hirbeh to Yehoshua’s Ruins to Koren’s Crypts .” Jewish Social Studies 18 . 3 ( 2012 ): 55 – 69 . Holtzman Avner . Mapat derakhim: Siporet ‘ivrit ka-yom . Tel Aviv : Hakibbutz ha-meuchad , 2008 . Jameson Fredric . The Antinomies of Realism . New York : Verso , 2013...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 August 2006
... on Death Row in the 1960s, and a Polish-Jewish woman who takes refuge in England after World War 11, Phillips's Higher Ground juxtaposes histories of disparate people from md- tiple social and racial positions. How, Walters asks, might an African middleman who served as a liaison between...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 November 2014
... black studies: whether the violence and deprivations of slavery and the slave trade can or should be represented and whether they can be redressed. A chapter on Phillip Roth’s changing attitudes towardthe relationship between Jewish American identity and the Holocaust does touch on the problem of...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 217–235.
Published: 01 August 2017
... especially loathes her father's mockery of Jewish people, a group to which he and she both belong. This mockery threatens her view of the world: “[T]he world seemed like a hell to me. Is this world and all the life upon it only like a farce or a vaudeville, where you find no great meanings? Why then are...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the narrative into the “long time” of Deronda’s Jewish heritage and the “momentarian plot” of Gwendolen’s traumatic experience of Grandcourt’s death (218–19). The privileging of moments tends to leave behind duration as a relic of the past; and yet it does not simply disappear. Zemka argues...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Circumlocution Office. In George Eliot’s case, Novak compares Daniel Deronda to Francis Galton’s composite photographs of “model Jews” to show that the novelist’s strategy of making Deronda conform to a disembodied ideal Jewish type was not a representational failure but a radical way of achieving a...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 327–329.
Published: 01 November 2002
... crystallize anti-Jewish nationalism and link cosmopolitanism to racial degeneration, and where the anarcho- Zionist Bernard Lazare imagined a "pariah community" that could counter anti-Semitic nationalism with "a cosmopolitan linking of other and other beyond the parochiaIism of the conventional...