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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 August 2017
... at the time, especially John Dewey, found in interest a key structuring device for the expansion of the school system, novelists like Frank Norris cultivated a literature of disgust in order to think through the limits of that school system, to mark the system's boundaries. And yet, far from inhibiting...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
...John Plotz “Overtones and Empty Rooms” sets out to track Cather's idiosyncratic movement away from antecedents ranging from Norris's naturalism to James's novels of consciousness and toward a “moderate modernist” form of semidetachment. Her fiction between O Pioneers! (1913) and The Professor's...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2000
...MEG ALBRINCK MARGOT NORRIS, Writing War in the Twentieth Century (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000), pp. 320, cloth, $59.50, paper, $19.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 The Textuality of Modern War MARGOTNORRIS, Writing War...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 276–279.
Published: 01 August 2006
... for whom California andlor Asia were a primary concern: Jack London, Frank Norris, John Steinbeck and Pear1 S. Buck play a pivotal role here. In its in- terdisciplinary scope, this book also examines the writings of such figures as: George Kernan, the influential journalist considered the nation's...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 197–200.
Published: 01 August 2007
... be forgiven for suspecting overstatement nonetheless. Still, and in Zimmerman's defense, withn this period the two most well-known panic novels were written, Frank Norris's The Pit (1903) and Theodore Dreiser's The Financier (1912), to which Zimmerman devotes a chapter each. Equally important...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of Frank Norris. Brown argues that things (arc made to) seem "real" in Norris's work through a logic of repetition: through the use of such techniques as iterative narration, things (including such abstractions as "culture" and "history") accrue substantiality. Specifically, repetition conveys what...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 424–431.
Published: 01 November 2000
... and literature (Jean-Michel Rabatantecedent Irish literature (Vicki Mahafq), current popularfiction (Margot Norris and Colleen Lamos), recent events in Irish colonial and British imperial history (Robert Caserio), psychoanalytic, medical, and sexological discourse (Tim Dean, Gary Leonard, Marian...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 98–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., 1998 . Norris , Margot . Beasts of the Modern Imagination: Darwin, Nietzsche, Kafka, Ernst, and Lawrence . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1985 . Sanders , Mark . “Disgrace.” MLA Convention . Washington, D.C., December 29 , 2000 . Age of Bronze, State of Grace...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 148–153.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of animality within the natural sciences. Instead, The Birth of a Jungle examines US literary works and historical events that involved human beings who interact, or are metaphorically linked, with nonhuman animals. The central literary works examined include Frank Norris's The Octopus: A Story...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... . Ed. Hakutani Yoshinobu . Urbana : U of Illinois P , 2001 . ———. Introduction . McTeague: A Story of San Francisco . By Norris Frank . New York : Doubleday , 1928 . vii – xi . Eisenstein Sergei . “An American Tragedy.” Screenplay . 1930 . Internet Archive...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 368–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in terms of his appetite. When we first hear of Grant, Tom Bertram predicts that, “plied well with good things,” he will “soon pop off” (24). His next appearance is in the words of Mrs. Norris, who notes that he is “very fond of eating” (31). Mary Crawford describes him as a man “who must have his...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 August 2010
... a reference to Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris, or Jack London. In addition, and on a related point, I thought that Holmes sometimes carried too much of an interpretive burden. For example, at the end of her chapter on A Mortal Antipathy, Thrailkill writes that Holmes “helped to establish the terror...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... In conventional naturalist interpretations, novels by writers such as London, Frank Norris, and Theodore Dreiser express a “fear of embodiment and biological determinism” (Goodling 3). This view also surfaces in more recent criticism, as some critics charge that much of this literature...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2001
... is probably, along with Margot Norris, the leading Joycean whose thinkii was originally engaged by Derrida's work, and that judgment alone gives interest to a collection of articles representing the evolution of his criticism since the four chapters on Joyce in his 1988 book Peculiar Language...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2019
... with others' language. Such a formulation helps us understand how the novel makes room for other voices in its bounded form. It is perhaps less immediately clear how putting the novel's limits on display is helpful in denying neoliberalism its prize: unlimited privatization. Christopher Norris suggests...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 403–421.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-encompassing skepticism. A few, like Crane’s Maggie (1893) and Frank Norris’s McTeague (1899), have entered the canon, while most, like Robert Grant’s Unleavened Bread (1900) and Henry Blake Fuller’s With the Procession (1895), have languished in obscurity after initially finding success on the market...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... before it is realized. 1 This reading of realism's moral complexity suggests an often undervalued continuity between realism and the naturalist ethos of works such as Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure , which, like the works of Frank Norris, Stephen Crane, Theodore Dreiser, and other American...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 361–383.
Published: 01 November 2006
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 May 2013
... translation is forced on Fanny, with her removal from Portsmouth to Mans­field Park. The difficulty of this transposition emerges fully from the fact that the girl’s final destination remains uncertain while the adults debate whether she should live with Aunt Norris or at the Park. In addition...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 317–340.
Published: 01 November 2020