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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
... George Eliot: Changing Responses to Her Experiments in Life . Albany: State U of New York P, 1993 . Savran , David . Taking It Like a Man: White Masculinity, Masochism, and Contemporary American Culture . Princeton: Princeton UP, 1998 . Schapiro , Barbara . “The Rebirth of Catherine...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and the Construction of Authorship,” 1991. Warner , William B . Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain 1684–1750 . Berkeley: U of California P, 1998 . Printing Like a Post-Colonialist: The Irish piracy of Sir Charles Grandison KATHRYN...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... Morrow, 1986 . Wilson , William Julius . The Declining Significance of Race: Blacks and Changing American Institutions . 1978. 2nd ed. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980 . "You think like you white": Questioning...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 303–325.
Published: 01 November 2004
.... Wonham , Henry B. “Writing Realism, Policing Consciousness: Howells and the Black Body.” American Literature 67 ( 1995 ): 701 –24. Wray , Matt and Annalee Newitz, eds. White Trash: Race and Class in America . New York: Routledge, 1997 . "We Must Write Like...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... people who read his novels and through the way he constructs characters within them. As twenty-first-century readers, we may assume that there have always been adults-only books, and that we recognize them when we see them because they foreground things like sex and formal complexity while minimizing...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Joseph Drury The performative dimension of Fielding's fiction has often frustrated the attempts of critics to read the machinery of his plot through the lens of rationalist Enlightenment philosophy. Rather than a deity or benevolent magistrate, Fielding's narrator has seemed more like a trickster...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Joshua Gang What would modernist fiction look like if it were mindless and had no access to mental states? While modernism is often understood as a psychological turn inward, this article shows how introspective psychology competed against other psychological discourses—and how writers such as...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 November 2009
... write itself into Middlemarch 's plot, registering its effects in the novel's depiction of the debased or merely sociological outlooks of some within its pages. Those characters (like Rosamond Vincy) whom Eliot represents as too allied with sociological “ways of seeing” become casualties of a border...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 165–183.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Theodore Martin What does it mean to read like a detective? While critics have long seen the detective novel as a model for hermeneutic suspicion (the familiar spatial binaries of surface/depth, concealed/revealed), this essay proposes that there is something more timely at work in detective work...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... noted the significance for the novel, for American letters, and for literary and critical studies, even as black women writers like Morrison, Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara, Paule Marshall, and Gayl Jones—together with a rising body of black feminist scholars and critics—had been engaged in...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... differences is central to the moral economy of mid-nineteenth-century realism. To live inside a liberal dispensation that takes its realist fictions seriously means recognizing the work that characters like Pip in Dickens's Great Expectations (and persons like ourselves) put into stories about our own...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of what full participation in institutionalized sexuality would be like. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Arata , Stephen D. “The Occidental Tourist: Dracula and the Anxiety of Reverse Colonization.” Victorian Studies 33 ( 1990 ): 621 –45. Armstrong , Nancy...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... medical moorings that anticipates by more than a decade the radical revisions of thinkers like Foucault and Szasz. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Allen , Caffilene . “The World as Possibility: The Significance of Freud's Totem and Taboo in Ellison's Invisible Man.” Literature and...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... popularity of this book, like that of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, has produced critical accounts that tend to shy away from formal, textual analyses in the interests of developing more culturally oriented readings. My essay attends both to the cultural contexts that inform the novel and to its...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 424–443.
Published: 01 November 2011
... something like amateur social scientists touring in the colonies—called not for further detachment but for new forms of productive reengagement, such as curiosity. Attentive to the settings and visual metaphors of space and structure that abet irony's role in these texts, this essay finds that curiosity's...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... localized in hall ways that behave like characters. The factory tools and architectural spaces populating An American Tragedy , each rendered as a form of mediation, reveal Dreiser's text to hold a more important place in the formal history of the novel and of the novel's relationship to media than it has...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., abridging, and reassembling as legitimate creative procedures and suggest that commercial forces made originality and ownership more difficult to stabilize than nineteenth-century novelists and copyright reformers would have liked. In this light, Nina Balatka 's failed attempt to assimilate the figure of...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 362–373.
Published: 01 August 2018
... dramatized in novels like Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man (1952) and Richard Wright's The Outsider (1953)—stresses the (long-denied) depth and complexity of black subjectivity, the former eschews considerations of black particularity for a punitive, state-sponsored approach to racial injustice. Copyright...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to confront and to disavow these origins. How might this problem affect the aesthetics of the realist novel? This article argues that the historical novels produced in places like Australia and New Zealand constitute a distinctive variant of literary realism inflected by the ideological tensions of...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... audience. Vernacular anglophone realism cultivates a sense of natality without losing the author's linguistic and geopolitical security in the English language, therefore allowing the global South writer to address both Western and non-Western audiences. While this might seem like a welcome development—one...