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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Patrick Mullen This essay uses the figure of Lily Bart in terms of the trope of self-management in order to consider relations among forms of gendered and embodied consciousness, formations of knowledge, and the contradictory flows of capital at the turn of the twentieth century. The author argues...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of novel production, the girl propels his novels through their marriage plot but can also clog this narrative by failing to form a pair. Despite Trollope's distaste for his popular heroine, Lily Dale, this girl—who buys herself a pair of shoes rather than pairing herself in marriage—may be Trollope's most...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 322–338.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Lily Saint Abstract This essay challenges recent theories of world literature that argue that the global anglophone novel, in particular, instantiates empathic, ethical connection across and beyond nation-states. Taking cues from Teju Cole's Open City , it understands the urge to connect...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 121–143.
Published: 01 May 2007
... visit to his mother Lily, whose dementia leaves her unable to rec- ognize her son or the room she has just left, contrasts the intricate connectedness of his sentences with her enigmatic ones, serving to destabilize the category of time. Past, present, and future are no longer distinct for her...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of “The Lighthouse,” Lily and Mr. Carmichael gaze intently across the water to the lighthouse with their backs turned to the coastal home that occupied so much narrative space up to this point. In the former, it is a turning away from the pre-industrialization country estate (“the great old Dedlock family...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Wharton 's 1905 House of Mirth offers, ironically, as Lily's Bart's unrealizable ideal). 11 Yet his projected future, unattainable as it is, has a kind of reality nonetheless. Just as a magic-lantern image needs a medium (think of Proust's Golo, trotting across window-curtains, wall, and door...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of ethnographers studied the indig- enous peoples of North America, but the second and third generations moved out around the world, and especially to Africa (Herskovits eventually making half a dozen research trips there, for example). Henderson begins his second marriage to Lily in a caricature of home...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Letters, but that, at the same time, consecrated a binary categorization of supposedly "Latin" virtues in opposition to-equally fantastic and imagined-"Saxon" defects. (On this, see Lily Litvak's anglosajones: olzgenes de una politnica [1971 The move was not new and already had a history...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 479–482.
Published: 01 November 2012
... To the Lighthouse, then, Lily Briscoe’s desire for “for- mal purity” (165) may very well exist in a world bearing no resemblance to Kurtz’s Africa, though both the fulfillment of that desire and the escape from the Victorian marriage plot it facilitates are, according to this account, made possible...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 166–170.
Published: 01 May 2016
...,” or the role of mimesis in scenes like the resolution of To the Lighthouse , when Lily Briscoe sees Mrs. Ramsay's shadow (the phantom of her ego?) on the stairs and, having “had her vision,” completes her painting with a single, nonmimetic line ( Woolf, Lighthouse 209 ). Works Cited Lawrence D. H...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 318–322.
Published: 01 August 2019
... that this book “presents the yet untold story of the rise of Israeli women's prose fiction” (6)—an unhappy assertion, especially since the author herself readily acknowledges earlier attempts to relate that story by scholars such as Lily Rattok, Yael Feldman, Tova Cohen, and Wendy Zieler. Nor is the history...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 196–209.
Published: 01 August 2014
... thing to another It also echoes the suggestion made in To the Lighthouse by another character, Lily the painter, that perhaps there is no great revelation, only ‘‘little daily miracles’’ (218). But the thread of the novel cannot be made by a garland of such little miracles. Woolf deliberately breaks...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 511–516.
Published: 01 November 2009
... up to Dusty at his welcome-home party. Meanwhile, Rose tries to tell Paul about how Dusty kissed her, but Barbara interrupts her before she can. An annoyed Rose walks away, but Lily then advises her to stop avoiding Babs, or risk hurting Paul. Rose confronts Barbara about their mutual dislike...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2018
... intimacy. 4 In Wharton's The House of Mirth (1905), Lily Bart hews to small talk as a mode of defensive posturing: “Miss Bart had the gift of following an undercurrent of thought while she appeared to be sailing on the surface of conversation” ( 21 ). It is precisely on the surface of conversation...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., a torrent deep and narrow . . . now sleeping, half-hidden, beneath the alders, and hawthorns, and wild roses, with which the banks are so profusely and variously fringed, whilst flags, lilies, and other aquatic plants almost cover the surface of the stream. In good truth, it is a beautiful...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., this sense of threat had even traveled overseas, appearing in American works such as Charles De Kay's The Bohemian: A Tragedy of Modern Life (1878), Molloy's lt 1s No Wonder, Lily Curry's A Bohemian Tragedy (1886), and Henry S. Brooks's "A Catastrophe in Bohemia" (1893). In all these narratives...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
... by such inaugural myths. The story concerns how the dire circumstances of a single family impel its father, Guy—whose name marks his generalizable status—to commit suicide, another instance of that trope. Guy, his wife Lili, and their son Little Guy live in the shadow of a ‘‘sugar mill’’ and subsist on water...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 August 2017
... together” (132). In Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth ( 1905 ), the novel's main character, Lily Bart, once the darling of New York high society, ends up dying of a drug overdose, poor and alone, in a dingy boardinghouse. Like her mother before her, whose fate she is haltingly pulled toward over...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 179–199.
Published: 01 August 2019
... in Romanticism 49 . 2 ( 2010 ): 197 – 227 . Griffiths Devin S. The Age of Analogy: Science and Literature between the Darwins . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 2016 . Gurton-Wachter Lily . Watchwords: Romanticism and the Poetics of Attention . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2016...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 157–165.
Published: 01 August 2018
... talk about tactics and strategy? Is that another kind of binary? I'm thinking of Rachel Greenwald Smith's suggestion that the novel today fetishizes stylistic and formal innovation without attention to the ideological big picture. Or Lily Saint's interest in how the contemporary novel conscripts its...