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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Michael Davidson This essay investigates the idea of biofuturity within modernism, focusing specifically on the figure of male maternity in Djuna Barnes's Nightwood . Although the figure of the pregnant male occurs in ancient and classical literature, it surfaces significantly in modernist works...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Kevin A. Morrison This article examines representations of gestural and rhetorical modes of male suffering in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights and George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss . It argues that these novels, focusing on the transition from a traditional yeoman economy to a system...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the subject of the plot and yet bound by the pressures of ambition, the elderly male engages in a narrative compulsion that underlines the tremendous imaginative power of what has been left behind by both the realist novel and the modernity it represents. By doing so, the old man serves as the site through...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 181–199.
Published: 01 August 2004
... . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1978 . Cohen , Ed . Talk on the Wilde Side: Towards a Genealogy of a Discourse on Male Sexualities . New York: Routledge, 1993 . Cohen , Ed . “Writing Gone Wilde: Homoeroticism in the Closet of Representation.” PMLA 102.5 ( 1987 ): 801 –13. Cohen , Ed...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in 'their' place, men rule, but they rule blindfolded" (121). The incapacity caused by such fear and miscommunication is symbolized in these novels by an intestinally bound up male body, in need of release. Prieto's analysis is refreshingly attentive not only to the representation of women...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2000
... . Schreiner , Olive . Woman and Labour . 1911. London: Virago, 1978 . Sedgwick , Eve Kosofsky . Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire . New York: Columbia UP, 1985 . Showalter , Elaine . A Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Brontë to Lessing...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 318–322.
Published: 01 August 2019
... strategies employed by women writers as they approached the canon of Hebrew fiction, dominated as it was by male writers—strategies that allowed them both to lay their claim to the canon and to carve a space for their own subject position and perspective. As the title clause before the colon suggests...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 May 2009
... State UP, 2007), pp. 202, cloth, $37.95. In Disciplining Love: Austen and the Modern Man, Michael Kramp argues that Jane Aus- ten’s fiction helped spawn a new type of English male, a self-disciplined subject capable of assuming new civic and social obligations in the nation-forming years...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 August 2021
... (1844) and Sybil (1845). Through the 1880s, Anthony Trollope, George Meredith, Mark Rutherford, and others followed Disraeli's formula, mixing narratives of male self-development and political careerism. But the female political bildungsroman did not find its feet until the century's end—at a time...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 1999
...." Predicated on male mys- tique, the divide has long demanded tricky footwork of female scholars. Not only has it effectively positioned them on one side as women and on the opposite as intellectuals, but each side has also required additional maneuvering, reminiscent of the sort of deft two-step...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 304–307.
Published: 01 August 2015
... throughout the period to name a masculine ideal—“the dominant persona of essayists, critics and male conduct-book writers as well as the ideal husband imagined by the authors of heroine-centered domestic fiction”—in fact, Solinger argues, “the gentleman was never static” (3). It was, rather, a profoundly...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 1999 Men in Love: Masculinity and Sexuality in the Eighteenth Century (as well as a significant departure from his 1989 Gothic FictionlGothic Form). Where Men in Love aims to recover the revolutionary potential of male-male affection apart From the critical burdens placed on sexual acts, Queer...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 May 2009
... points out, “the novel cannot conceal, disappoint, or be mistaken” (43). Furthermore, the plot of David Copperfield draws attention to the irrelevance of the wife’s actual interiority for male self- making; it is David’s fantasy of Dora that allows him to constitute a self-identity as a quest- ing...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2014
... biopolitical imagination, fraught with anxieties about cultural purity and degeneration. Because the white woman’s reproductive body functioned as ‘‘guarantor’’ of the collective health of the people (8), the prospect of the despoilment of her womb by the black male (and its obverse, white depre- dation...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., the hunt, and other masculine forms of sport. For Davis, the Southern order, especially the male social order based on patriarchy and patrimony that preoccupies Faulkner, cannot be understood simply in male terms. She foregrounds the abuses of power that made enslaved women fair game...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 307–336.
Published: 01 November 2006
... . Caserio , Robert L. The Novel in England, 1900–1950: History and Theory . New York: Twayne, 1998 . Cole , Sarah . Modernism, Male Friendship, and the First World War . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003 . Critchley , Simon . The Ethics of Deconstruction: Derrida and Levinas . 2nd ed...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and dissemination of the ideology of materialism. Her theoretical concerns are threefold: to show how consumerism was transformed--even as it helped to create-female subjectivity (4); how male power of ownership was differentiated from fe- male agency in consumption; and how a "symbolics of racial difference...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 313–315.
Published: 01 November 2002
... and by reading her statements about her life and novels both as fictions to be interrogated by the critic. Anyone who has read Duvall's earlier critical work will be familiar with his tendency to foreground-ften at great length-his situation as a white male writer, with all the suspect...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 187–189.
Published: 01 August 2007
...MICHELLE BURNHAM TERESA A. TOULOUSE, The Captive’s Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England (Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2007), pp. 240, cloth, $49.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 The Politics of Captivity...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 216–231.
Published: 01 August 2001
... of a legal system designed to facilitate the passage of property from male heir to male heir and to maintain thereby a patriarchal status quo. She opens the novel deep in the unjustifiable uncertainty occasioned by an unmar- ried female landowner. In dramatizing the exigencies created by a woman's...