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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2002
... . In My Father’s House: Essays in the Philosophy of Culture . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1992 . Ayandele , E.A. The Missionary Impact on Modern Nigeria, 1842–1914 . New York: Humanities P, 1967 . Bhabha , Homi K. The Location of Culture . London: Routledge, 1994 . Cobham...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... literacy, he does establish that the nonliterate world has the same potential for meaning and artistic creation and knows the same dangers of solipsism and literal reading as literacy does. I also consider several related themes: the trope of the talking book and the orthography that missionaries invented...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in the field of empire, Kucich could have benefited from laying out in more detail the historical context of suffering and sacrifice as documented in the missionary archives. He alludes to imperial suffering as instigating fund-raising on behalf of mission work in the colonies (7), but the...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 279–297.
Published: 01 November 2008
... . In My Father’s House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1992 . Attwell , David . Rewriting Modernity: Studies in Black South African Literary History . Scottsville: U of KwaZulu-Natal P, 2005 . Ayandele , E. A. The Missionary Impact on Modern Nigeria 1842...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 471–475.
Published: 01 November 2011
... as missionary writings, traveling shows, and popular fiction and themes such as sexual politics and frontier tropes. This organization—chronological, generic, and thematic—nicely allows Flint to track the arc of historical change while mostly avoiding repetition in the terms of analyses...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2015
... written from a Christian missionary trip undertaken by her sister Nettie, whose own potentially colonial role goes unquestioned. But even this confirms Tillet's critique: questioning the missionary trip would undermine Nettie's internationalist profile and, by extension, Celie's access to an enriching...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 482–489.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in the Periphery Sanjay Krishnan Realism was brought to the Malayan Peninsula before rubber. The primal scene is conveniently described in a letter found attached to the 1843 manuscript of the Hikayat Abdullah. In this letter the American missionary Alfred North recalls the fateful day he...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 178–183.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and varied subject positions of the writers, including former slaves and free people of color, activists, politicians, missionaries, sailors, clergymen, officials, merchants, and devout middle-class women who involved themselves in the fight to abolish the slave trade and slaveholding...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 344–362.
Published: 01 November 2015
... is no narrated “between time” in the novel. As a result, we see the major characters as children and then teens or young adults whose lives are ever more deeply embedded in the grain of the neighborhood. Tranquilina, who meets Turtle twice in the novel, is an evangelical Christian missionary whose...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 428–431.
Published: 01 November 2006
... reverberations between texts is subtle and reveals surprising ech- oes. In Jane's confessional "I could not see God for His creature: of whom I had made an idol," Carens hears Indian missionaries' revulsion and condemnation of Hindu idolatry. And in Brontij's use of the metaphor, he sees her self...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 367–370.
Published: 01 November 2008
... an inter- racial love-affair and by its relatively sympathetic portrayal of the motives of the rebels. Then, too, Sidney Owenson (Lady Morgan) originally published The Missionary in 1811 but republished it at the time of the Rebellion (1859) as Luxima, the Prophetess. As Chakravarty notes...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the level of literary theory, however, reduces it to a simplistic binarism: I would like as far as possible to disentangle my investigation from US politics, literature and theory, and what I see as their traditional burden of utopianist emplotment, missionary zeal and hyperbolic...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 May 2004
... that mimics domesticity in order to leverage some cconornic and social advantage for the slave woman. In Chapter 2, Sharpe exposes the distortions and limitations of various representations of the mulatto concubine, from co- lonial caricatures of her as a sexually promiscuous agent to missionary...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 200–228.
Published: 01 November 2008
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
... “leaping, pounding, and tingling over the pure white lining of the gray Arctic silence” (341). On several occasions earlier in the novel, Henderson has declared his admiration for Wilfred Grenfell, the British doctor and missionary who settled in Newfoundland and Labrador in the late WATSON...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 431–436.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., and practical purposes of action,” Tylor insists (86). The avowed mission of this research enterprise was to counter the bigotry of commen- tators of tribal society such as missionary ethnographers, “so occupied in hating and despising the beliefs of the heathen,” as he says in Primitive Culture...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Imagination in the Nineteenth Century (1991). This study tracked a not-yet-emergent, unnamed “cul- ture idea” across several important nineteenth-century discourses, among them cultural criticism, social reportage, missionary writing, and political economy. Before the word culture in its small-c plural...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 307–336.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of English India . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1992 . Tambling , Jeremy , ed. E. M. Forster . New York: St. Martins, 1995 . Thorne , Susan , “The Conversion of Englishmen and the Conversion of the World Inseparable’: Missionary Imperialism and the Language of Class in Early...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 353–376.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Curse of Kehama, and The Missionary.” European Romantic Review 8 ( 1997 ): 386 –408. Nestrick , William . “Coming to Life: Frankenstein and the Nature of Film Narrative. Ed. Knoepflmacher and Levine. 290 –315. Newton , Adam Zachary . Narrative Ethics . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1995...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2000
... mark the freethinking Olive Schreiner's entry into intellectual life away from her orthodox upbringing as a missionary's daughter! It is thus fair to read "Waldo's Stranger" as Olive Schreiner's intellectual rite of passage, as, biographically speaking, an exchange between a young woman and...