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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 196–211.
Published: 01 August 2000
... . New York: Bantam, 1985 . Cvetkovich , Ann . Mixed Feelings: Feminism, Mass Culture, and Victorian Sensationalism . New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1992 . Deleuze , Gilles . “Coldness and Cruelty.” Masochism . Trans. Jean McNeil. New York: Zone Books, 1991 . 9 –138. Dickens...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Association 39 ( 1991 ): 399 –415. Chrisman , Laura . Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje . Oxford: Clarendon, 2000 . Cooper , Arnold M. “The Narcissistic-Masochistic Character.” Masochism: Current...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 May 2018
...John Kucich Jarvis Claire , Exquisite Masochism: Marriage, Sex, and the Novel Form ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 2016 ), pp. xv + 201 , cloth, $49.95 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 Although we have heard a great deal over the past few decades about how best...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 August 2000
... both have it right. Rather than deliberating whether the genre's focus on pain worked to liberate or to subjugate, The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature raises the troubling possibility that sentimental masochism actually performed both func- tions. For Noble, the scholarly...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Gauri Viswanathan JOHN KUCICH, Imperial Masochism: British Fiction, Fantasy, and Social Class (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2006), pp. 270, cloth, $37.50. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Reviews Imperialism at Home john kucich...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
...,” and so reading them cannot offer anything like “resolution,” and that they could even function, unfortunately, as mere “escape” (50–51). In chapter 2, “For Contradiction (On Masochism),” Levy-Hussen extends her critique of therapeutic reading through analyses of Butler's Kindred and Jones's...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., demonstrate a corollary sentimentality in male culture and that literary modes, like realism and naturalism, developed around the issues of masculine civic poetry, temperance and Washington meetings, begging letters, aesthetics and authenticity, masochism and grief. The question Merish leaves us...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 424–431.
Published: 01 November 2000
... discusses Sacher-Masoch's Venus im Pelz in economic terms strikingly reminiscent of Deleuze's work on masochism, though he does not acknowledge that work. Leonard's final chapter actually expands beyond the focus on commodities, concentrat- ing on the modem city, modemism, and the aesthetic...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
... , Fredric . The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1981 . Kreilkamp , Ivan . “Petted Things: Wuthering Heights and the Animal.” Yale Journal of Criticism 18 ( 2005 ): 87 –110. Kucich , John . Imperial Masochism: British Fiction...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
... privileges granted to Sade and Sacher-Masoch rings true once one considers Haggerty's incisive and illurmnating reflections on the sexuality of "haunted children" (Turn ofthe Screw, Otranto), the epistemologies of "closet" dramas (The Mysterious Mother, The Castle Spectre), the monastery...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of masochism and how it works in readers of the sensation novel. She shows how the reader, and ultimately the critic, is drawn into the same dynamics that are at work in the novels. Jones identifies what she nicely calls a “hermeneutics of sensation”: [A] mode of inquiry that depends on (1...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 367–370.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... Herbert's analysis of Victorian and early modern writings about the Rebellion in terms of cultural "trauma" is thorough and largely convincing. Like John Kucich in Imperial Masochism, Herbert insightfully applies psychoanalytic theory to cultural phenomena. He contends that the Rebellion...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 338–342.
Published: 01 August 2019
... some compensatory pleasure aside from character? Is it narrative discourse, scene description, moments of aesthetic suspension where any developmental telos recedes (as Elisha Cohn might suggest)? Or is it sheer frustration, masochism, or the death drive at the back of all plot (Peter Brooks...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 470–474.
Published: 01 November 2012
... (she has shown that women seek to marry houses, that they find a lover by hailing a brother for their sister); I who have learned from Venus in Furs (the ur-text of masochism) that the greatest cruelty is marriage itself, mas- ochistic pleasures being a mere fallback to marriage, should...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2002
... dead sister Vivian, which conjures up images of the House of Usher, or his collection of whips, which suggests sado-masochism. Indeed, as his son's ghost reveals to his wife, he once flogged Queen Victoria, and has "gotten mixed up with this Lord Gladstone who's a friend of Marquis de Sade who...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
... masochism, however, I want to examine how she renders the pair odd—whether this pair is Trollope’s pair of shoes or the married pair. Near the end of The Small House at Allington, Lily’s repentant uncle gives her three thousand pounds that might have prevented Adolphus Crosbie from jilting her had...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 210–226.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Rachel Ablow The odd attention paid to the two characters' relative heights here emphasizes that this is a physical encounter as well as an intellectual exchange, and one Romola has some chance of winning. Yet the intimation of her masochism—her “presentiment of the strength there might...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 248–269.
Published: 01 August 2021
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 258–276.
Published: 01 November 2004
... masculine natures." It is no secret that a tacit sense of masochism is always i~ volved in the formation of masculinity. A male has to suffer various kinds of pain in order to gain status as a man. Through journeys through the unknown, Murakami suggests that he experienced even a stronger sense...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
... intelligence of her husband’s being made away with” (365–66). In the case of the chapter ironically titled “Mrs. Snagsby Sees It All,” we can see how she manufactures knowledge out of paranoia, masochism, and familial inadequacy: Mrs. Snagsby screws a watchful glance on Jo, as he is brought...