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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 TEMPLE...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
... . 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 - Race and Racial...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
... 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 Earnshaw: Splitting and...
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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 the...
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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 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 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 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 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 May 2010) 43 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Stuart Sherman Newspapers and novels both tend to run long, but they accomplish their protractions by means so different as to seem at first glance diametrically opposed—the paper by its steady pulse of publication across an open-ended span, the novel by something more like sprawl. Despite these...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... oppressed other was the signature gesture of postmodern anti-instrumentality; given this tradition, nothing says the end of anti-instrumentality quite like the immediacy of abject, oppressed bodies. I read Oryx and Crake as a novel about the crisis of the anti-instrumental impulse, arguing that its...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 355–359.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and individuation are analogous to the source of sovereignty itself, “man's mind alone.” When Verney later exclaims “Thou, England, wert the triumph of man!” what makes England and mankind look like synonyms is this model of sovereignty as isolation leading to extension, individuation become...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Charlotte Sussman This essay argues that the problem of witnessing in the Romantic-era novel is caught up with the problem of moral epistemology and that both are inflected by temporality. Focusing on Charles Maturin's 1820 gothic Melmoth the Wanderer , this essay argues that, like many of the...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 May 2010
...William B. Warner It seems quite likely that the emergence of the public post in the late seventeenth century had as profound an effect upon the media culture of the eighteenth century as the emergence of the networked computer has had in our own day. The post is a public system, through which you...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 196–209.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of sacrificing the social and literary character who haunts modern fiction: the child of the plebeian who, like Emma Bovary or Septimus Warren Smith, proves able to live any form of experience. © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Auerbach Erich . Mimesis: The...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Elaine Freedgood Does the novelist, like the philosopher, need her “poor”? In this essay, Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton is the test case for the idea that narrators (and, by extension, novelists) need their characters to be poor—intellectually, physically, spiritually—that narrators might remain...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... experimentation drawn from a global cultural palette while exploring domestic or local themes. Like their Egyptian literary forerunners, these young writers addressed social and political questions, but both the urban and the geopolitical context within which they worked had altered dramatically as a result of...
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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...