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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Aviva Briefel This essay argues that by the second half of the nineteenth century, British artists and writers succumbed to “colonial-hand envy,” marked by a desire to claim the authenticity of South Asian manual productions. This condition flourished in a climate that mourned the figurative...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 355–359.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jonathan Elmer In 1826, Mary Shelley published The Last Man and James Fenimore Cooper published The Last of the Mohicans . Cooper's novel uses the themes of mourning and extinction as a way of imagining the sequential unfolding in space-time that twenty years later would be labeled Manifest Destiny...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
... as a (compensatory) response to the burdens of everyday existence in urban-industrial modernity. Here again the thesis is that the writer's mournful negation of his own project generates a perspective that parallels Benjamin's brief speculations on the folkloric genre. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
... celebrates, that process; while a marriage plot, it mourns the sacrifices accompanying such a course rather than reinforcing marriage as a route to liberal notions of civic “happiness.” In addition, by revisiting the Middle Passage, it exposes the liaisons between a particular vision of democracy and the...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 May 2007
...STUART BURROWS MITCHELL BREITWEISER, National Melancholy: Mourning and Opportunity in Classic American Literature (Stanford UP, 2007), pp. 336, cloth, $60.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Looking Back hVTCHELL BREITWEISER, National Melancholy...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2007
... rejoice at tlze beams of peace. But do not harbour a tlioztglzt fhat mine is the joy offear. Logan neverfelt fear. He will not turn on his heel to save his life. Wois there to mourn for Logan ?-Not one. (Jefferson 53) Thomas Jefferson included this speech by the Mingo warrior Logan in Notes...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Contributors VIVASVAN %>MI is Assistant Professor of English at Northwestern University. He has recently completed a book manuscript titled Mourning Happiness: Narrative and the Politics of Modernity, which uses Greek...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the language as the “lost tongue of the nation's soul” (21). He offers a compelling reading of Joyce's “The Dead” as a text that registers tensions between language preservation and revival at a transitional moment and that mourns the loss of an Irish-speaking world (29–30). McCrea insists that if the...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 324–326.
Published: 01 November 2002
... root meaning of embodiment, referring to lexical systems that falter when enigmati; information is communicated through demonstra- tive movements by a body that has been dynamically actualized. Another meaning is linked with specialized memory. Writing about mourning Freud used "incorporation" as...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 270–272.
Published: 01 August 2003
... terms "imperialist nostalgia": it becomes, in Kaplan's analysis, "'imperial- ist melancholia': a form of blocked mourning for both the victims of imperial violence and the lost privileges of imperial power" (57). This blocked mourning informs the ambiva- lences of Twain's writing on domestic race...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
... fantasies that circulate through the medium of historical grief,” whether that mourning stems from an enslaved past or from the more recent past of the civil rights era (14). The loss, then, her two answers show, is a double one. As my quotations to this point of How to Read African American Literature...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of Brideshead Revisited as a "satirically melodramatic pastiche" of the experimental modernism that it so deliberately eschews (72). The novel mourns the death of the rural aristocracy and with it the possibility of national coherence. At the same time, through the use of the form, it also...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... a rise out of the white girl. . . . But now the dude gave me a different look altogether. . . . That was when I realized a shocking thing. I couldn’t become a man without becoming The Man. Even if I didn’t want to. (518) Race is impervious to the new molecular dispensation. Cal mourns not...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 November 2012
...: A Biography . Oxford : Clarendon , 1971 . Gilbert Sandra Gubar Susan . The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination . New Haven : Yale UP , 2000 . Holm Christian . “Sentimental Cuts: Eighteenth-Century Mourning Jewelry with...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 20–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
... hypothesis appears to reinstate a process that compensates for the vitalism of the epic that preceded the novel. There is a Romantic hangover in Lukács’s words that mourns the vitalist good times even if 22 novel | spring 2011 they are a far cry from Bakhtin’s Rabelaisianism with secret...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 May 1999
... outlines of three such theoretical camps and their insufficiencies for a reading of literary and social "resistance." "Conservative" theories, as exemplified by George Steiner, Northrop Frye, and others, tend to reaffirm the social order or mourn its ostensible loss. The "liberal" the- ories...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 324–328.
Published: 01 August 2011
... repetitions finds its cor- rective corollary not in the Freudian model alone but in the supplements of fantasy and melancholia. Together with Derrida, and in concert with Laplanche, Pontalis, and Butler, Cooppan frames melancholia, and not mourning, as “nationalism’s affective analogue,” that “template...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): 398–422.
Published: 01 November 2003
... Winston . “Relation of Emotions to Injury and Disease: Legal Liability for Psychic Stimuli.” 30 Virginia L. Rev . 193 ( 1944 ). White , G. Edward . Tort Law in America: An Intellectual History . New York: Oxford UP, 1985 . Winter , Jay . Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 August 2014
... certain moment it appeared that it acquired a kind of political signification. If you think about what happened with [Franc¸ois] Lyotard in France, there was a very quick shift from the idea of the differend in Lyotard to the idea of the untamable, the unredeemable, and so on. And so a certain mourning...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Andover, Massachusetts, to whom a chapter of Phelps’s autobiography is devoted; and though both authors were especially interested in writing about how women suffer and mourn the losses of their loved ones, the two novels approach these issues quite distinctively. Death in Uncle Tom’s Cabin is...