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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 424–443.
Published: 01 November 2011
...George Micajah Phillips This essay challenges the critical commonplace that modernism's response to imperialism and metropolitan culture can be best explained in terms of irony alone by arguing that curiosity works as modernist irony's shadow dialectic. Writing during London's era of colonial...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Global London TANYA AGATHOCLEOUS, Urban Realism and the Cosmopolitan Imagination in the Nineteenth Cen- tury: Visible City, Invisible World (New York: Cambridge UP, 2011), pp. 266, cloth, $93.00. In arguing that there are nineteenth-century precedents for the ostensibly twentieth-­ century idea...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Christine Mahady This essay examines the ways in which depictions of animal and human corporeality in Jack London's fiction support an ethics concerned with cultivating a greater attunement to one's surroundings, including other bodies. In contrast to previous readings that understand London's...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 378–381.
Published: 01 November 2008
... relationship between aesthetic production and political engagement. MICHAEL SAYEAU, University College London ...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of Dickens's concern with London's dangerously overcrowded graveyards, but by the 1840s and 1850s the fate of the corpse had also become a key point of contention in the struggle between an orthodox Christian dualism and an emergent psycho-physiology, the latter of which defended itself against...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
... bounds of the real. Rather than simply arguing for the novel as a representation of the London climate, however, it argues for the novel as a model, materializing the urban climate in its formal atmosphere—those apparently trivial or insignificant details often held responsible only for creating the...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 23–43.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Wendy Veronica Xin Abstract This essay reads several “hidden” scenes in Jane Austen's Emma . Willfully drawing attention to stray details—an impulsive trip to London to get his hair cut, the mysterious gift of a piano, and a broken pair of spectacles—Frank Churchill uses these incidents to turn the...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 May 2016
... moments in Jack London's socialist fiction: a general strike that would withdraw our maintenance of the world in favor of more plural and livable affiliations; a nonapocalyptic end to the world that might offer a means of surviving the Anthropocene. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 219–235.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Prince Fushimi Sadanaru's visit to London in 1907. Yet the problem with Chesterton's assertion is not merely its historical partiality—the fact that, repeatedly since The Mikado' s opening in 1885, enthusiastic critics, in Japan as well as Britain, had judged it to be a learned, albeit lighthearted...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that saturated the streets of Victorian London and as a metaphor for Chancery's waste and dysfunction. Dickens's novel turns to the figure of mud to dramatize how the very institutions that are meant to ground and give shape to English society turn out to be the very apparatuses by which this social...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 August 2000
... to write about an eccentric subject, Bette London in Writing Double recounts the collaborative practices of primarily non- canonical women writers (the Brontes, the Yeatses, "Michael Field," Mary and Jane Findlater, "Martin Ross") who "became authors in ways not institutionally legitimated...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Philip Steer Lawrence Phillips's The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London makes a timely contribution to the ongoing interrogation of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Western writing in and about the Pacific, a project that first came to prominence in...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 May 2004
...KAREN TONGSON MATT COOK, London and the Culture of Homosexuality, 1885–1914 (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003) pp. 223, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Reviews Sexuality in the City MATT COOK, London and the Culfure...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jon Klancher Rezek Joseph , London and the Making of Provincial Literature: Aesthetics and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1800–1850 ( Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2015 ), pp. 296, cloth, $59.95 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 It is rare that any...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., Salman Rushdie, and the gentrification of the London Docklands. Fortunately, this expan- sive coverage does not come at the cost of cultural or hstorical contextualization. The book engages with three lustorical phases: the land reform debates during the imperial cri- sis of the Boer War and World...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
... . London: Verso, 1983 . Anderson , Perry . “The Measure of His Dance.” Guardian August 1976 : 7 . ———. “Modernity and Revolution.” Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture . Ed. Cary , Nelson and Grossberg Lawrence. London: Macmillan, 1988 . 317 -38. Barber , Michael...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Oxford: Oxford UP, 1993 . Dromcolloher , Lawrence (Pseud.) Gretna Green, or, The Elopement . London: [Samuel] French, [c. 1800]. FaringtonJoseph. The Diary of Joseph Farington . Ed. Kenneth Garlick, and Angus Macintyre. Vol. 5 . New Haven: Yale UP, 1979 . Ferrier , Susan...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 311–317.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... Cunningham David and Mapp Nigel. London: Continuum, 2006 . 188 -200. ———. “We Have Our Being in Justice: Formalism, Abstraction, and Beckett's ‘Ethics.’ ” Beckett and Ethics . Ed. Russell , Smith . London: Continuum, 2008 : 21 -47. Lefebvre , Henri . “The End of Modernity?” Key...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): 232–266.
Published: 01 August 2001
...: Oxford UP, 1990 . Barbauld , Anna Letitia . “On the Origin and Progress of Novel Writing.” Vol. 1 . The British Novelists . 50 vols . London: Rivington, 1810 . Beattie , James . Dissertations Moral and Critical . London, 1783 . Bedford , John Harman . Wanderings of...