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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 May 2019
... on migration including Jamaica Kincaid. Although Lucy Snowe is the first protagonist to suffer from emotional labor, analyzing Lucy's condition helps us notice that throughout Victorian fiction, a host of minor characters—companions, governesses, nurses—share some of these characteristic traits...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): 374–397.
Published: 01 November 2003
... , Joseph . “Tales of the Sea.” Notes on Life and Letters . London: J. M. Dent, 1921 . Conroy , Mark . “Colonial Self-Fashioning in Conrad: Writing and Remembrance in Lord Jim.” L’Epoque Conradienne 19 ( 1993 ): 25 –36. Constantine , Stephen . “Empire Migration and Social Reform...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 328–331.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jesse Matz DALGARNO EMILY , Virginia Woolf and the Migrations of Language ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2012 ), pp. 215 , cloth, $99.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Woolf as Translator EMILY DALGARNO, Virginia Woolf and...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
... forthcoming longer essay I discuss each of these three texts. This essay analyzes the first, Lowe’s letter. I offer a reading between novel and archive, focusing on Lowe’s letter and its interaction with a history sometimes called “the coolie trade.” The history of Chi- nese migration to the Caribbean...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 November 2011
... . “Democracy vs. the Melting Pot.” Nation 18 Feb. 1915 : 190 – 94 ; 25 Feb. 1915: 217–20 . Park Robert . “Human Migration and the Marginal Man.” American Journal of Sociology 33 . 6 ( 1928 ): 881 – 93 . Simmel Georg . “The Stranger.” The Sociology of Georg Simmel . Ed...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 443.
Published: 01 November 2006
... their inventions as their characters acquire, so to speak, a life of their own in their "detachability" and in the process of "character migration." They do so because they exist in a mode of prolonged incompletion-that is, with continual possibilities for them to absorb and be shaped by further...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 488–491.
Published: 01 November 2011
... migrations of peoples. Rody punctuates the significant discussions of the three primary novels with two smaller “interchapters”—on the presence of African American characters and literary precursors in Asian American fiction and on Jewishness in Asian American fiction—and with an epilogue on mixed-race...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 533–537.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . This chapter focuses on the interplay between making a home and the instability and upheaval of migration and on the argument that these novels “dramatize the value of domestic endeavors, even when (or because) they are embattled and experimental” (124). It asks us to think of domesticity in relation...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Population: British Literature in an Age of Mass Migration, 1660–1838.” jeffrey allen tucker is associate professor of English and director of the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies at the University of Rochester. He is author of A Sense of Wonder: Samuel R. Delany...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
... profession, and she concludes that the faulty elevator in the Fannie Briggs Building “pretended to be what it is not” (229) when it passed for an elevator that was safe. The Intuition- ist also provides support for Farah Jasmine Griffin’s claims about the centrality of migration to twentieth-century...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... its wings. (Letter xvi) The passage is typical of White in that aesthetic and scientific values coexist in a narrative that requires the reader to see the annual migration of a bird back into the observer’s sightline as an event worthy of careful narrative attention. The bird arrives, even...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
... business as usual. But I could not avoid some sort of segue. The text on our syllabus that September day was Season of Migration to the North. This work rewrites Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness with a geographical reversal: a dark-skinned Arabic-speaking African travels up the Thames to London...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 132–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... migrant nature of the indigenous people. Arguedas’s old culturalism, deeply grounded on geography, land, language, and traditions, becomes completely inef- fective in this new setting. The divestment of cultural values produced by forced migration is the starting point of an unveiling of life as the...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 320–341.
Published: 01 November 2008
... metaphorsf' whose migrations and dispersals are anti-metaphoric (315). In other words, metaphor's capacity not only for similarity and substitution, likeness and condensation, but also for movement, transference, and migration-in short, its oxymoronic power to generate both identity and...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 510–514.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., and American studies over the last decade. This scholarship, including Lee Baker’s From Savage to Negro: Anthropology and the Construction of Race, 1896–1954 (1998), Henry Yu’s Thinking Orientals: Migration, Contact, and Exoticism in Modern America (2001), and Roderick Ferguson’s Aberrations in...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
... population. Born to parents of peasant stock in central Norway in 1859, Hamsun migrated with his family to the far north before embarking for the United States in the 1880s. In the same decade that Hamsun made two transatlantic voyages and wrote Hunger , roughly a quarter of a million people left Norway for...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to reveal and explore a migration of those processes of signification and affect that characterize our engagement with the spiritual, and if his argument turns on evidence that these processes are now caught up in the kinds of formalities of mediation and dissemination that are enacted by House of...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2016
... replaces earlier narratives of traumatic migration with a more satiric take on the simultaneously dispersed and wired world; the “Peace Corps thriller” in which American do-gooders come face to face with bureaucratic and other obstacles to helping; the “neoliberal allegory” (106) that is superseding the...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 546–549.
Published: 01 November 2016
... dissenters deemed especially vulnerable to the appeal of “seemingly” trustworthy printed texts (131). Shady capitalists marketed utopianism to promote the westward migration. The most famous instance of the appeal of America to politically dissident literary types is surely the Pantisocracy project...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 376–379.
Published: 01 August 2016
... frustration. Locating Jane Crow “in the wake” of Wright's Native Son in 1940, where these works “anticipated the Black Women Writers' Renaissance” of the 1970s, Hardison proposes a literary epoch attuned to “the burdening of female subjectivity under a specific set of social conditions: mass migration...