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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 May 2007
... . 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, raise questions so...
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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...
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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...
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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
...,” 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, culminating in the loss of her reputation...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the characters in the 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...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 411–433.
Published: 01 November 2001
... complementary halves of "The Prince" and "The Princess." At one point, James describes Prince Amerigo's manipulation of the four 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...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 May 2011
... objects. Take, for example, two things from The Mill on the Floss that appear in both critical works: Mrs. Tulliver’s hand-stitched linen collection, which she is forced to part with while her husband lies immobilized upstairs, and Maggie’s wooden doll, which she hammers whenever she has been...
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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 (2013) 46 (3): 474–477.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 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 Eliot’s under...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 287–291.
Published: 01 August 2021
... possibilities for Maggie are not on the table (64). The ending demonstrates the diffusion, spread, overflow, and spillover of relations that are, to be sure, not realized in “unduly concrete” ways but only in an “intensity” that is “enlarged and widened by others,” however incomplete our contact with those...
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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...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 307–316.
Published: 01 November 2020
... 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 the second half of The Golden Bowl , Levin...
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Novel (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 (2009) 42 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 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 behavior. The popular illustra- tors Helen Allingham and Kate...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
... anything for myself” (512), we as readers may ultimately find that the ethos of Jamesian intelligence is too powerful for the contravening principle of stupidity to provide anything more than a temporary respite. And therefore like Maggie Verver, or even Fleda Vetch, we eat of the fruit despite its...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., of 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...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 296–299.
Published: 01 August 2021
... life of Maggie Tulliver. While Middlemarch might seem to be the classic instance of provinciality and therefore of relative epistemological manageability, Duncan restores the significance of the “involuntary, palpitating life” of which Dorothea feels herself to be a part, a life that is “microscopic...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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 modern liberal subject, sympathetic and cosmopolitan, who presupposes an expansionist geography and modernization. In The Mill...
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Novel (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...