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Novel (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...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 341–359.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Janina Levin Abstract Readers traditionally associate heroism with risk and confidence in one's abilities. Yet within the realist tradition, Henry James creates a portrait of an unconfident heroine. The Golden Bowl 's Maggie Verver demonstrates she has the ability to become an effective actor, and...
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Novel (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 (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 (2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
... that the “oppres- sive narrowness,” as 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...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
... character is subsumed by the twists and turns of that all-encompassing late style. Structure and style, that is to say, create a kind of formal equality among the characters in the text. At the same time, the actions these characters undertake are virtuosic examples of Jamesian indirection. Maggie manages...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (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 (2011) 44 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 May 2011
... husband lies immobilized upstairs, and 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...
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Novel (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 (2013) 46 (3): 474–477.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Ryan as “a liminal world 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...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 May 2009
... conversation between Maggie Tulliver and Stephen Guest as to the legiti- macy of their love bears close resemblance to contemporary marriage law debates, with Maggie rehearsing conservative arguments. Yet, paradoxically, Maggie’s powerlessness in Stephen’s physical presence is depicted as a dangerous...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 307–316.
Published: 01 November 2020
... essay “Temporality and the Unconfident Heroine in Henry James's The Golden Bowl ” takes its point of departure from the “stalled beginning” of James's novel, a period of waiting and prevarication on the part of the protagonist, Maggie Verver, that extends at least through the work's first volume. In...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the Floss, Lucy Deane repre- sents 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...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., much as the golden bowl, when intact, provides an aesthetic one for Maggie's moral outlook in The Golden Bowl . Both possess a “stupid elegance,” as James says of the bowl (420), perfect in their amoral inertness, aloof in their “merciless monotony” ( Prefaces [preface to Spoils ] 1147). As with...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
...). Part 1 is on forms of modernization at home. Thus Maggie Tulliver is the modern liberal subject, sympathetic and cosmopolitan, who presupposes an expansionist geography and modernization. In The Mill on the Floss , slow progressive or gradualist time comes abruptly to a close in the catastrophe of the...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2001
...). The textual work of the chapter centers on 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...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Maggie reflects in The Golden Bowl after realizing that she has been manipulated by her father, husband, and stepmother: “[t]hey thought of every- thing but that I might think” (215). The Vulgar Question of Money ends with a brief look at the afterlife of the nineteenth- century marriage plot, as...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 149–152.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Animals” in Emily Brontë: Heretic (1994) and Maggie Berg's 2002 Studies in the Novel and 2010 Literature Interpretation Theory essays on animal suffering and male violence in Anne Brontë's novels. However, what distinguishes Kreilkamp's work is its original focus on the Brontës' fictionalizing...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Maggie Tulliver to Sappho (320). If to be a character in Eliot is to be a unit of measurement of a falling off from a recognized standard, these examples make clear that the relation of character to standard is often figured across a historical chasm. Character is not only a devia- tion from a...