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Novel (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...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 319–322.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Joseph Litvak KURNICK DAVID , Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel ( Princeton : Princeton UP , 2012 ), pp. 280 , paper, $32.50 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press A House Is Not a Home DAVID KURNICK, Empty Houses...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 473–476.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Michael Wood mwood@princeton.edu David Kurnick , The Savage Detectives Reread ( New York : Columbia UP , 2022 ), pp. 224 , paper, $20.00 . Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023 In a coda to this remarkable book, David Kurnick makes a large and interesting claim...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 227–247.
Published: 01 August 2021
... where the mind resists, or does not go forward without effort” ( 215 ). Echoes of this view sometimes appear in modern criticism: for instance, in David Kurnick's account of Romola as a “readerly” and “detached” character who seems to wish to flee not only her marriage but also “the obligations...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 May 2020
... success,” the blush becomes a metaphor for the reparative potential of style. David Kurnick suggests that Jamesian style wants to substitute the focus on revealing individual subjectivity (what Kurnick terms “the drama of consciousness”) for a vision of “collectivity and universalism”: that could reduce...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 208–227.
Published: 01 August 2023
... the removal of a party wall. The interaction between the once-independent structures provides an early example of James's use of theatrical concepts to place houses in dramatic relationship, an innovation that David Kurnick identifies in the novelist's later work. Kurnick focuses on James's use of dramatic...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . New Brunswick : Rutgers UP , 1948 . Kahn Douglas , and Whitehead Gregory , eds. Wireless Imagination: Sound Radio and the Avant-Garde . Cambridge : MIT P , 1994 . Kreilkamp Ivan . Voice and the Victorian Storyteller . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2005 . Kurnick...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2023
... : UP of Mississippi , 1979 . 103 – 26 . Kermode Frank . The Genesis of Secrecy: On the Interpretation of Narrative . Cambridge, MA : Harvard UP , 1979 . Kurnick David . Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel . Princeton, NJ : Princeton UP , 2012 . Lamberton...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 379–403.
Published: 01 November 2021
... “truth to individual experience” ( 13 ), critics have sought to rescue the form from the charge that it devalues the dimensions of experience that take place on a larger social scale. David Kurnick, in his study of the novel's buried collective aspirations, suggests that the history of the novel...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of his granular representations of individual persons (see Kurnick ; Ohi ; and Moses ) and the lavish interiorization—indeed, veneration—of what he calls centers of consciousness, I argue in the following pages that a phenomenology of a character who will have nothing do with its narrative enhances...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2023
... middle, that zone of literary experience typically subordinated to the beginning and the ending. Recent scholarship has sought to recuperate the middle: for David Kurnick, it is the site of readerly desire; 25 for Caroline Levine and Mario Ortiz-Robles it is potentially a source of “significance...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 467–485.
Published: 01 November 2016
... : U of Virginia P , 1999 . Jehlen Myra . Five Fictions in Search of Truth . Princeton : Princeton UP , 2008 . Kucich John . “ The Unfinished Historicist Project: In Praise of Suspicion .” Victoriographies 1 . 1 ( 2011 ): 58 – 78 . Kurnick David . Empty Houses...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
... attention to addressing the masses as political subjects, the novel's paratext becomes another politically charged layer of address in the novel. If, to borrow David Kurnick's phrase, Felix uses his address to make “his case that an inward transformation take the place of outward agitation” ( 80...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: Victorian Social Statistics, the Novel, and Great Expectations. ” Novel 46 . 2 ( 2013 ): 214 – 33 . Kurnick David . Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel . Princeton : Princeton UP , 2012 . Latour Bruno . Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network...