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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... half of the novel with the embrace of a specific, concrete embodiment, which the relationship between Mordecai and Daniel outlines in the book's second half—that part that F. R. Leavis famously wanted, with a rather explicit emphasis on the materiality of the book, to cut away. As the novel traces...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 217–235.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to work, as if Daniel's Jewish heritage were an effect of his alliance to Mordecai and Mirah in later life. Hans's joke is at the expense of the “narrative as such” (219). Chase's reading ultimately overwrites her earlier observations about Hans's character as a Romantic ironist: “[I]t can...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... In tks regard, Hack has forever transformed my understanding of the Zionist prophet Mordecai's role in the novel. Among mu& else, Hack shows how Mordecai virtually overturns the novel's dominant conception of art as he displaces the pianist Klesmer's zero-sum opposition between art and business...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., in a set of characters throughout her fiction who do almost nothing but foresee: clairvoyants, such as Latimer in "The Lifted Veil," Mordecai in Daniel Deronda, and Dino and Savonarola in Romola. Latimer, who is cursed by knowing absolutely what lies ahead, longs for the feeling of possibility...