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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of small talk, which emerges in her fiction as a self-accenting style of racial embodiment and a bold revision to the American novel of manners and to early twentieth-century etiquette manuals. Drawing on sociolinguistics and microsociology, this essay argues that Larsen unsettles the cultural tendency...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 26–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Julian Jimenez Heffernan This article examines the centrality of the motif of the hand in Samuel Richardson's Pamela . By underscoring the structural salience of the hand-derived notions of maintenance, command, manumission, manufacture and manners, the article seeks to prove that the novel plots...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 400–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
... or supernatural agency over Crane's fictional terrain. Accounting for these in terms of fairly conventional modes of realism and naturalism, critics often presume that Crane's plotting works to literalize clichés of common speech and thus to reveal, in a manner of action, social significance latent in a manner...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 444–462.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Yoon Sun Lee Abstract This essay examines the phenomenon of typicality as a horizon of the novel's activity. The novel's manner of representing seems to require a certain belief in the existence of types. Yet how the novel goes about demonstrating this belief does not sit easily with usual ideas...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lauren Byler Anthony Trollope's infamous obsession with composing novels in as efficient a manner as possible founders on the rhetorical excess of the metaphors he employs to signify utility: shoes and shoe making. Like the ornate metaphors for utility that illustrate and obstruct Trollope's theory...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., this essay uses the concepts of globalectics, heterotopia, liminality, and heteroglossia to argue that the novel is the ultimate heterotopia, containing in itself or rather reflecting in a more holistic manner than probably any other genre all the other spaces of the economy, politics, culture, values...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of Manners and Scenery in America as they existed previous to the Revolution . 2 vols . 2nd ed. London: Longman, Hurst, Ress, and Orme, 1808 . Greene , Jack P. Imperatives, Behaviors and Identities: Essays in Early American Cultural History . Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1992 . Imlay...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 193–213.
Published: 01 November 2005
...: Routledge, 1992 . Reeve , Clara . The Progress of Romance through Times, Countries, and Manners , 2 vols . 1785; rpt. New York: Garland, 1970 . Ross , Deborah . “Mirror, Mirror: The Didactic Dilemma of The Female Quixote,” Studies in English Literature 27 ( 1987 ): 455 –73...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 May 2005
... –xxxii. Kermode , Frank . Introduction. The Way We Live Now . New York: Penguin, 2002 . vii –xxii, Martineau , Harriet . How to Observe. Morals and Manners . Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1838 . Martineau , Harriet . Society in America . London: Saunders and Otley...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 403–421.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Oedipal obsession’’ (379). 410 NOVEL FALL 2014 acknowledge Ware’s ignorance of modern scholarship andthought is both polite and cruel, cruel because it is so polite. Good manners, as always, provide ample cover for condescension. Good manners entail, for Ledsmar and Forbes, an assumption...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Aviva Briefel MICHIE ELSIE B. , The Vulgar Question of Money: Heiresses, Materialism, and the Novel of Manners from Jane Austen to Henry James ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 2011 ), pp. 320 , cloth, $70.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2011
... four historical rubrics—fever, manners, riot, and freedom—that manage to connect literary expression with the political crises and cultural changes taking place in post-Revolutionary and antebellum Philadelphia. Yet Otter is the- oretically savvy enough to avoid the pitfalls of the reflectionist...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 180–201.
Published: 01 August 2001
... consists in an accurate and interesting repre- sentation of such manners and characters as society presents." Aikin is looking back toward the male tradition of the novel, exemplified above all by Fielding and Richardson, and forward, unwittingly, to Jane Austen and George Eliot. "Next comes...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 272–290.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... Cooper , Anthony Ashley . Shaftesbury, Third Earl of. Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times . Ed. Lawrence Klein. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999 . Shapin , Steven . “‘A Scholar and a Gentleman’: The Problematic Identity of the Scientific Practitioner in Early Modern England...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 November 2015
... significant manner, but Taylor makes this claim—that it shares “a recognition of the ways in which new media, communications, and information technologies transformed life during the latter half of the twentieth century” (5)—in order to bolster his general claim to technology as a central concern across all...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 August 2015
... features of language. Toward the end of Proust's novel, his narrator is reflecting upon the nature of his interest in other people's speech. “What people said escaped me,” he writes, “because what interested me was not what they wanted to say, but the manner in which they said it, in so far...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 382–387.
Published: 01 November 2008
... for both, and thus determined the nature of the problems specific novelists (and playwrights) felt compelled to confront in distinctive manners. The repre- sentational burden shouldered first by European modernism and then by the literature of decolonization is to register the rift or set...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 343–346.
Published: 01 August 2019
... through five distinct forms of genre fiction: the novel of manners, the noir film, the detective novel, the Western film, and postapocalyptic novels. Works by Bret Easton Ellis, Zadie Smith, Vikram Chandra, Michael Chabon, China Miéville, Colson Whitehead, and Cormac McCarthy, among others, populate...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... 1 . London : Lane , 1992 . Panagia Davide . Impressions of Hume: Cinematic Thinking and the Politics of Discontinuity . Lanham : Rowman and Littlefield , 2013 . ———. “The Improper Event: On Jacques Rancière's Mannerism.” Citizenship Studies 13 . 3 ( 2009 ): 297 – 308...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of the Veneerings,” remarks the narrator, but especially not the Buffers, who are preoccupied “work[ing] their way through the dishes with systematic perseverance, as has always been their manner” (120). Children are another category of the minor character, and they are the ones who, most of all, worry little...