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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 355–359.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jonathan Elmer In 1826, Mary Shelley published The Last Man and James Fenimore Cooper published The Last of the Mohicans . Cooper's novel uses the themes of mourning and extinction as a way of imagining the sequential unfolding in space-time that twenty years later would be labeled Manifest Destiny...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 353–376.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Disfigured.” The Rhetoric of Romanticism . 93 –123. de Man , Paul . “Wordsworth and the Victorians.” The Rhetoric of Romanticism . 83 –92. Derrida , Jacques . Of Grammatology . Trans. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1976 . Doane , Mary Ann . “Veiling Over...
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 6. Letter from Mary Linley to Elizabeth Ann Sheridan, undated, ca. 1785–87 ( Linley ). Photographs by the author. By permission of the Folger Shakespeare Library Figure 6. Letter from Mary Linley to Elizabeth Ann Sheridan, undated, ca. 1785–87 (Linley). Photographs by the author. By More
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 May 1999
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 431–436.
Published: 01 November 2009
... event in the evolutionary history of this theme was the Indian Mutiny of 1857, and one text that translated this lesson of the Mutiny most powerfully for popular thinking was Mary Elizabeth Braddon's famous sensation novel Lady Audley's Secret (1861-62). © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... yields truths inaccessible to wider gazes. The essay focuses on Gilbert White's The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne (1789) and Mary Russell Mitford's Our Village (1824-32). It argues that we can detect the trace of a practice of close observation and a set of descriptive modes premised upon...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Sheridan's Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph , Marie-Jeanne Riccoboni's Lettres de Milady Juliette Catesby , Samuel Richardson's Clarissa , and Jean-Jacques Rousseau's La Nouvelle Héloïse . As the narration of erotic pleasure and erotic danger gets filtered through the intimacy between a female narrator and...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Elaine Freedgood Does the novelist, like the philosopher, need her “poor”? In this essay, Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton is the test case for the idea that narrators (and, by extension, novelists) need their characters to be poor—intellectually, physically, spiritually—that narrators might remain...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
... between text and audience that characterizes a mass reading public. Yet in Eliot this turn toward an expansive, inclusive form of address is also linked to an increasingly rarefied style. The essay concludes by examining how the aesthetically rarefied Henry James and the populist best seller Marie Corelli...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 219–239.
Published: 01 August 2019
...) and Mary Poovey (on the accuracy effect), this essay attends to the dandy accountant of Heart of Darkness , the accretive narrative structure of Nostromo , and Shreve's recasting of Sutpen's life as a debtor's farce in Absalom, Absalom! If Conrad bluntly equates accounting with lying, Faulkner reveals...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 240–260.
Published: 01 August 2019
... an “empathic realism,” which can be defined both against what Meghan Marie Hammond has recently called “empathic modernism” and in contradistinction to nineteenth-century “sympathetic realism.” Poised between pre- and postwar outlooks, his work provides valuable insights on the changing contours of...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Alexandra Neel This article examines the spaces still life in Frankenstein , arguing that Mary Shelley draws on this rich visual tradition from its humblest manifestations in the painting of food to its most conceptual in its explorations of light, human perception, and death. Following Norman...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 373–379.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Mary A. Favret Did Jane Austen have a period? Did she have periods? This essay surveys the particularly gendered politics that attempt to situate Austen and her work within a fixed and dateable period. To counter that impulse, it introduces a different temporal understanding of the period as...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Mary Helen McMurran Nearly a quarter century after Benedict Anderson's Imagined Communities , the novel seems to be less a national subject than a flexible citizen. But before Ian Watt's The Rise of the Novel , most novel histories took the mobility of prose fictions for granted; writers had long...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 313–317.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Mary A. Favret Daniel M. Gross , Uncomfortable Situations: Emotion between Science and the Humanities ( Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2018 ), pp. 208 , cloth, $40.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 Daniel M. Gross does not want the relationship between literary studies...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 235–253.
Published: 01 November 2005
...MARY HONG Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Works Cited Armstrong , Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . New York: Oxford UP, 1987 . Austen , Jane . Emma . New York: Penguin, 1985 . Barthes , Roland . “The Reality Effect...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 197–200.
Published: 01 August 2007
...MARY ESTEVE DAVID A. ZIMMERMAN, Panic! Markets, Crises & Crowds in American Fiction (Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2006), pp. 312, cloth, $59.95, paper, $22.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Panic Novels DAVID A. ZIMMERMAN, panic! Markets...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... . Three Spiritualist Novels . ———. The Gates Ajar . 1868 . Three Spiritualist Novels . ———. The Gates Between . 1887 . Three Spiritualist Novels . ———. The Silent Partner . 1871 . Afterword Buhle Mary Jo Howe Florence . New York : Feminist P , 1983 . ———. Three...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 May 2002
...: Cambridge UP, 1994 . Poovey , Mary . Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1988 . Poovey , Mary . Making a Social Body: British Cultural Formation, 1830–1864 . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1995 . Rauch , Alan...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 364–365.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Patrick Brantlinger MARY POOVEY, Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain (Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2008), pp. 496, cloth, $59.00, paper, $24.00. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 The Literature of Economy mary...