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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 May 2007
...-Comptoir, 1855 . Maggie, Not a Girl of the Streets DANIEL COTTOM The grisette leaves home, and she goes to work: so her story begins. Before it ends, this carefree girl will divide nations and novels, antagonize even some of those most attracted to her, and, in her provocative simplicity...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Vanessa Smith “Toy Stories” takes Maggie Tulliver's “grinding and beating” of her broken doll in The Mill on the Floss as a starting point for thinking about manifestations of childish distress, rage, and shame in the nineteenth-century novel. Using Melanie Klein's play theories, it argues that the...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
...DEANNA KREISEL Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Works Cited Auerbach , Nina . “The Power of Hunger: Demonism and Maggie Tulliver.” Nineteenth-Century Fiction 30 ( 1975 ): 150 –71. Berg , Maxine . The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy, 1815–1848...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Eliot describes it, of life in St. Ogg’s generates emotional and cognitive limitations for its central character, Maggie Tulliver; it circumscribes her aspirations, imagination, ideas, and desires (363). After several hundred pages in which Maggie suffers, culminating in the loss of her reputation...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
... text. At the same time, the actions these characters undertake are virtuosic examples of Jamesian indirection. Maggie manages to save her marriage precisely by refusing to acknowledge the wrongs that have been done to her; her efforts all take place entirely on what we might call an affective register...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 356–357.
Published: 01 November 2004
...ANN ARDIS MAGGIE HUMM, Modernist Women and Visual Cultures: Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Photography and Cinema (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2003), pp. 244 + xii, cloth, $62.00, paper, $24.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Women and the Technologies of Modernity...
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 411–433.
Published: 01 November 2001
... central charac- ters-Maggie, Adam, himself, and Charlotte-as if those characters were as eas- ily arranged and rearranged as a hand of cards or flowers in a vase. The Prince "cut them up afresh into pairs and parties; quite as if a sense of equilibrium was what, between them all, had most power...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Maggie’s wooden doll, which she hammers whenever she has been unjustly treated. Plotz reads these two objects as dis- tinguished by the characters’ relationship to portability. Mrs. Tulliver’s “primitive attach- ment” to her property is so fixed on the objects themselves and so narrowly focused on...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 474–477.
Published: 01 November 2013
... between the physical and the psychological, namely the realm of the automatic, reflexive, and unconscious” (53). In her readings of the barely conscious actions of many of George Eliot’s characters— most notably, Maggie Tulliver and Gwendolen Harleth—Ryan argues that Eliot’s under- standing of the...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 477–480.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., upending the hierarchy that privileges mental engagement over ‘‘things’’ that can be ‘‘done with books Simultaneously, she displaces ‘‘the self-made reader a phantasmatic ideal of liberal selfhood (think Jane Eyre, David Copperfield, Maggie Tulliver) that comes nobly into being through reading. These...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... While sympathy can positively eradicate egoistic selfishness, it can lead to a collapse of the self into the other, thereby preventing ethical self-consciousness. This, of course, is the actual state of the wife under coverture. The anguished conversation between Maggie Tulliver and Stephen Guest...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the continuity relationship by appearing as a miniature adult, while the inexplicable behavior of Maggie Tulliver illustrates the disjunctive model. While there may be only one Maggie, there are many versions of the young Lucy Deane in Victorian culture, generic children who mimic adult...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
... bring “the esthetic relation too grandly, too completely into life” (ibid.). Owen, then, provides a moral analogue for the “things” that satisfy Fleda's aesthetic sensibility, much as the golden bowl, when intact, provides an aesthetic one for Maggie's moral outlook in The Golden Bowl . Both possess a...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2001
... lesbian and gay cliches in "The Mime of Nick, Mick and the Maggies" and "The Tale of Burrus and Gaseous," and these contain some of Burns's most intriguing and innovative readings. She here develops the idea that parody and paranoia work as opposing terms in Joyce's universe, in that par- ody...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2013
... possess it” (182). Another by-product of this shift is that the wealthy woman is assigned the taste that conventionally adheres to the impoverished one. What is more, she is conscious of the pawn-like position she holds in the marriage plot; as the heiress Maggie reflects in The Golden Bowl after...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... S. Mill's writings on method and liberalism—as well as each shattering juxtaposition with them of events like the Jamaica rebellion in Morant Bay, is meant to show this “paradox” or “contradiction” of bloody liberalism (10). Part 1 is on forms of modernization at home. Thus Maggie Tulliver is the...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Eliot’s work. We might think of how Adam Bede’s Dinah Morris is presented as “St. Catherine in a quaker dress” (64), of the Meyrick girls’ fanciful likening of Daniel Deronda to Prince Camaralzaman (579), or of the com- parison, offered by The Mill on the Floss’s narrator, of Maggie Tulliver to...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Clare Virginia , eds. The Cambridge Companion to Theodore Dreiser . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2004 . Crane Stephen . Maggie: A Girl of the Streets: And Other Tales of New York . New York : Penguin , 2000 . Deleuze Gilles . “Postscript on the Societies of Control...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 403–407.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Lambert Strether, Kate Croy, and Maggie Verver are shown to be constantly in flux, part of an ever-shifting “web of connections” (73) that leads them to be strikingly adaptable, affectively attuned to others, and open to improvising future-oriented actions and reactions triggered by specific social...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
... elegiac letter to his daughters Liza and Maggie. He confesses that his “darkest fear” is that Piedmont, Virginia, his hometown, will “cease to exist” with the closing of the local paper mill. Yet beyond lamenting the potential loss of the place itself, Gates mourns the disappearance of a whole...