1-20 of 225 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Novel (2009) 42 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Ian Duncan This essay analyzes the challenge issued by James Hogg's The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824) to the liberal regime of early nineteenth-century British fiction. Hogg's novel narrates the formation and dissolution of the fanatic whose subject position...
Journal Article
Novel (2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Plotz This piece asks what relation the turn toward a new era of patrimonial capitalism—traced in Thomas Piketty's recent work—bears to the modern rise of fantasy worlds and speculative fiction. The problem of justifying distinction in a world that presumes common humanity beneath surface...
Journal Article
Novel (2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... political body. A Hawthorne story from the same period as Tocqueville's study shows the new collectivity paradoxically requiring the constraints of classical liberalism just as liberalism in turn seemed to require the popular energy unleashed by democracy to justify its constraints and exclusions. Hawthorne...
Journal Article
Novel (2006) 39 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 November 2006
... moral importance of the poet, then establishing their difference on the ground of Coleridge's "moral flaw" and unfulfilled promise. The real rela- tionship with Coleridge was inevitably more complex, less one-sided, and mmhurtful. Wordsrvorth tries to justify his "confessional" text in...
Journal Article
Novel (2014) 47 (2): 334–337.
Published: 01 August 2014
... that crises are not merely the backdrop for politics but are themselves effec- tive political tools for manufacturing consensus, winning support for the curtailment of civil and human rights, and justifying imperial forms of interventionism. Arne De Boever’s States of Exception in the Contemporary...
Journal Article
Novel (2009) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 2009
... well-known texts like Scott’s Rob Roy (1817) and Hogg’s Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824), but their republication here, interspersed with readings of more obscure contemporaneous texts and framed by the book’s suggestive broader arguments, only heightens their clarity...
Journal Article
Novel (2018) 51 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2018
... accountability” (21). The following four chapters and epilogue—focusing respectively on Jane Austen's Mansfield Park , James Hogg's The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner , Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities , William Godwin's Caleb Williams , and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein —trace...
Journal Article
Novel (2010) 43 (2): 371–374.
Published: 01 August 2010
... is seven-eighths of it underwater for every part that shows” (235). The demand for authorial knowledge and for proportional relationship between knowl- edge and writing easily justifies examining the extratextual seven-eighths. But how much should the scholar-critic know about nonliterary...
Journal Article
Novel (2000) 33 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 August 2000
... useful to readers of this jour- nal because it helps chronicle the historical emergence of discourses of the self, the uncon- scious, and the feminine. Justifying her work as part of feminist criticism's ongoing project to recover past texts now out of print and forgotten, London provides...
Journal Article
Novel (2015) 48 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 May 2015
... section alone almost justifies the price of admission. Were Coale to frame his book as a contribution to postmodern literary criticism, it would take its place among many other such books and articles as a well-written and interesting contribution that makes good observations about a number of...
Journal Article
Novel (2015) 48 (2): 286–288.
Published: 01 August 2015
... our own day . . . by extending the particularizing and contextualizing logic of the Enlightenment itself” (128). If the novels Norton examines are diverse, they nonetheless share a set of philosophical concerns that justifies his use of the term “philosophical fiction,” a category that seems more...
Journal Article
Novel (2004) 37 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 November 2004
... into individual, self-justifying storytellers" (61). Grossman's final chapter extends the relationship between legal story and narrative voice to the Newgate novel, that neglected school of fiction drawn from the pages of the Newgate Calendar and its collection of criminals' lives. By giving...
Journal Article
Novel (2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
...). He is completing a second book titled “Blackness Undone: African American Culture and the End of Identity.” lorri nandrea is associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. Her book in progress is titled “Justified Texts: Shaping the Literary in Britain after 1695...
Journal Article
Novel (2003) 36 (2): 198–218.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Greiff. Cambridge: MIT P, 1998 . Heller , Agnes . A Theory of Modernity . Oxford: Blackwell, 1999 . Hogg , James . The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner . Ed. John Carey. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1999 . Kant , Immanuel . Critique of Pure Reason . Trans...
Journal Article
Novel (2001) 35 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2001
..... A similar formulation might well be used by contemporary scholars of that elusive constellation of categories known as modernism. It is a justified commonplace to consider "modernism" far too broad a term to have any explanatory power, and the trends in contemporary work in the field have...
Journal Article
Novel (2002) 36 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., confirmed by the plot, that the Indians will not think twice before NOVEL I FALL 202 killing a man--a notion that accords all too easily with the noxious claim that imperialist rule is justified because the colonized race has yet to learn the value of human life. More persuasively...
Journal Article
Novel (2016) 49 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 November 2016
... borders on the tautological, since the putative characteristics determine what examples are chosen, and the examples justify and explain the characteristics. This recursive reasoning notwithstanding, Ercolino succeeds in identifying the devices—structures, formal characteristics, and interactions—that...
Journal Article
Novel (2011) 44 (2): 302–304.
Published: 01 August 2011
... virtually everywhere—even, in my opinion, where she cannot justify it. While Woolf wrote frequently about shopping, for example, Outka fails to show convinc- ingly that To the Lighthouse contrasts the qualities that lend Mrs. Ramsay authenticity with commercialism. Conversely, there are (again...
Journal Article
Novel (2007) 40 (3): 320–322.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and capacious area of study, but one that serves the rhetorical purpose of justifying the book's argument that "one can no longer presume the existence of a real hu- man or a human-like narrator standing above and beyond the discourse" (134). As a result, and despite Richardson's suggestion...
Journal Article
Novel (2009) 42 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Novel and the Machine in the Eighteenth Century 337 ian duncan Fanaticism and Civil Society: Hogg’s Justified Sinner 343 jane elliott The Return of the...