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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
... aspirations animating William Faulkner's Depression-era achievement. In this case, the guiding claim is that his novelistic enterprise culminates in a reflexive analysis of the fantasy organizing his literary labors throughout the period. More precisely, “The Bear” in Go Down Moses reveals the extent to which...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 403–407.
Published: 01 August 2016
... brilliant book that sails against the critical current with the speed and vitality of a Deleuzian line of flight, Omri Moses's Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic life urges readers to “rethink what it means to have a character, or, in the literary case, what it means to be one” (4). He...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 May 2004
...MARILYN MOBLEY MCKENZIE THADIOUS M. DAVIS, Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses (Durham: Duke UP, 2003), pp. 339, $79.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Strategies of Containment: Faulkner's Narratives of Race...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
... maintained racial hierarchy” (Glissant 65). Jones introduces the destabilizing element produced by the ambiguities of the pyramidal structure from the perspective of Moses, Henry’s first slave, shortly after his purchase. “Sleeping in a cabin beside Henry in the first weeks after the sale, Moses...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 474–481.
Published: 01 November 2009
... see to it that things are best for each of the animals of his flock” (126–27). Foucault cites a rabbinic commentary that “explains how and why Moses was chosen by God to lead the flock of Israel. . . . It was because when Moses was a shepherd in Egypt he knew how to graze his sheep and knew...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 313–315.
Published: 01 November 2002
... ofsolomon alongside Faulkner's Go Down, Moses. Here Duvall makes the point that although Morrison herself (sometimes) claims that "the most appropriate frame for assessing her literary work is an African-American folk and oral tradition" (76), it is also necessary to examine her novels' relationship...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 523–526.
Published: 01 November 2010
... abused women and mistreated kids. More often than not, moreover, the detective spends most of his or her labors in the effort to rescue the weak and vulnerable from the hazards of a cruel world and return them to good homes. It is no surprise, then, as Cassuto points out, that Hoke Mosely, the...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 148–151.
Published: 01 May 2012
... hemophilic psychology come into full play in the chapter enitled “Dark Twins.” Here, rather than attempting to reconcile Faulkner in his public dimension—­ urging a “go slow” policy for racial integration in the South—with the Faulkner of Light in August, Absalom, Absalom! and Go Down, Moses, where the...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 1999
... "biblical polarity which Defoe establishes as the main aspect of Robinson's desert ex- perience-he is chosen for special protection, but he is also singled out for special trials. This is the condition of biblical man, the question which he constantly asks himself along with Moses, Job, Jonah, indeed...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 November 2000
... point that does not come up in Gardner's discussion of such early slave narrators as Moses Roper and William Grimes. Despite this, Gardner's achievement is striking. Particularly significant are the less known eighteenth-century authors (of fiction and "science") Gardner focuses on throughout his...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
... enable Nostromo 's representational feat. Michael Valdez Moses cites a key passage from the earlier novel, in which Marlow asks: “But do you notice how, three hundred miles beyond the end of telegraph cables and mail-boat lines, the haggard utilitarian lies of our civilisation wither and die, to be...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 86–111.
Published: 01 August 2004
... . Dora: An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria . New York: Touchstone, 1997 . Freud , Sigmund . The Interpretation of Dreams . Trans. James Strachey. New York: Avon, 1965 . Freud , Sigmund . “The Moses of Michelangelo.” Writings on Literature and Art . Trans. James Strachey. Stanford...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... are warranted (as A. Dirk Moses suggests, it smacks of a ‘‘grand’’ historical theory [72 For many historians, such connections flatten out events and undermine the ability to make necessary his- torical distinctions. On the other hand, these misgivings often rest on the impres- sion that the Nazi...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to be either very small in duration and apparent use or else very large—sometimes so large as to constitute everything, the enigma of the universe” (xi). “Ithaca” asks: “Where was Moses when the candle went out?” (U 17.2070), and Bloom, having “pondered” this “selfevident enigma . . . with...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
... form as mirroring this impersonal drive for balance. And yet it is not quite right to say that James's texts are entirely impersonal or structural; as Omri Moses has recently argued, James consistently anchors the thoughts and experiences he explores in characters who are never quite reducible to...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 344–362.
Published: 01 November 2015
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... associated with an earlier episode when he put a python in a box. Moses Unachukwu, a “lay reader” in the new church and the clan’s “only carpenter” (47), had made Oduche a wooden box, “the only one of its kind in Ezeulu’s compound”: “Only people of the church had such boxes” (43). When Oduche, as a new...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., 1953 . Lott , Eric . Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class . New York: Oxford UP, 1993 . Lowe , Lisa . Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics . Durham: Duke UP, 1996 . Moses , Wilson J. “Writing Freely? Frederick Douglass and the...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): 398–422.
Published: 01 November 2003
... of the Somme . London: Phoenix Press, 2001 . Fleming , John G. An Introduction to the Law of Torts . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1967 . Freud , Sigmund . Moses and Monotheism . 1939. Trans. Katherine Jones. New York: Vintage Books, 1967 . Fussell , Paul . The Great War and...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 303–325.
Published: 01 November 2004
...: Duke UP, 2002 . Moses , Wilson J. “The Lost World of the Negro, 1895–1919: Black Literary and Intellectual Life before the ‘Renaissance.’” Black American Literature Forum 21 ( 1987 ): 61 –84. Napier , Winston . “Affirming Critical Conceptualism: Harlem Renaissance Aesthetics and...