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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
... reader, a being contradictorily characterized in Eliot's day and ours as both dilettantish and overinvested, both distracted from and passionately identified with the fiction she absorbs. Although conducted in a different theoretical vocabulary, today's critical discourse on reading resonates with...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 165–192.
Published: 01 November 2005
... . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980 . Harrison , Bernard . Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones: The Novelist as Moral Philosopher . London: Sussex UP, 1975 . Hirschman , Albert O. The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism before Its Triumph . Princeton: Princeton UP, 1977...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 291–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
..." acting techniques, respectively. While both actors were admired for "conveying the passions" (123), Betterton, whose style was characterized by "restraint and modulation" (122), employed a limited repertoire of taxonomic gestures. Garrick's style was not only more varied and mobile, but also drew...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Culture 4.2 ( 2005 ): 257 –66. ———. What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2005 . The Passion of the Christ . By Benedict , Fitzgerald and Dir. Mel Gibson Mel Gibson. Icon, 2004 . “Pastor Dies at Passion Screening.” BBC News 23 Mar...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2015
... extended, severed, and reconnected as couples come together, break up, and reunite; the repeated unions and estrangement of two of the couples (Jude and Arabella, Phillotson and Sue) verge on the rigid distantiation and passionate entangling of a third (Jude and Sue). These “rectangular lines” are named by...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 143–147.
Published: 01 May 2016
...”: “[N]arratives are about human beings, the ideals and norms that guide their lives, the passions that drive them, and the action they take” ( 17 ). The word belief is well chosen here, because the reader is asked to take a great deal on faith. Let us grant that narratives not ostensibly about human...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): v.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Intellectuals: Aesthetics, Politics, Academics (1990) and co-edited Cosmopolitics: Thinking nnd Feelrng beyond fhe Nation (1998). JEFFREY NUNOKAWA is Professor of English and Associate Chair of the English Department at Princeton University. He is the author of Taine Passions of Wilde: The Styles of...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the century insisted that the nation’s stabil- ity required the management of masculine sexuality. As radicals and conservatives excori- ated the excessive passions that marked the revolution’s violent phase, a messy consensus formed around the notion that social order required disciplining desire...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 466–469.
Published: 01 November 2012
... passionate readers” (43) engaged in “explicitly communal interchange” (89) and deserving to be dignified as a “reading forma- tion” (43), Bring on the Books features half a dozen “addicted readers” (3) looking for an “aes- thetic fix” (10). Their reading is notably debased: “a sophisticated form of self...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... examine Leavis’s opinions focus on the metaphorical nature of his argument, I want to emphasize how the novel’s materiality—its construction out of paper, ink, and glue—necessarily undergirds his points. At the same time, I also want to note the passionate nature implied by the violence of...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 340–343.
Published: 01 August 2013
... first offers a sympathetic account of an “Austen Omnivore,” the wealthy Baltimore Austen enthusiast and collector Alberta H. Burke. The epithet “omnivore” gives us the first glimpse of what may be unseemly in the passions of the popular reader. Because Austen is dead, all that can be consumed...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
... (30). These sorts of people can neither sympathize nor be sympathized with, thanks to upsurges of sheer affect that threaten to collapse the structure of named emotions individuals can recognize and with which they can identify. 9 As Smith writes, “there are some passions of which the expressions...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2005
... "public's association of writing [and aesthetics more generally] with idle- nes" (73)-a model of labor more appropriate to a piecework than an industrial wnomy. In contrast to the "strange fits of passion" that might have motivated the Romantic artist, themental work of David's authorslup is yoked to...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Morton Densher’s memory of Milly, as “not mimetic but passional” (245). Thrailkill’s book is a deeply satisfying reading experience not only because one is con- tinually surprised by the rigor and creativity of her interpretations, but also because her method embraces and accounts for the...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: Rutgers UP, 1986 . Newman , John Henry Cardinal . 1864. Apologia Pro Vita Sua . New York: Norton, 1968 . ———. An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent . 1870. South Bend: U of Notre Dame P, 1979 . Nunokawa , Jeff . Tame Passions of Wilde: The Styles of Manageable Desire...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... forum for coming into contact with both the thoughts and feelings of others, a sterile monadism might result. What in 1833 had seemed a stark choice between public eloquence and overheard passion returns, that is, as an intrinsically double medium, which offers both an occasion for immersion in...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2001
... he describes as "realer than thou" and "more materialist than thou," Barrish locates than in influential sources as diverse as Lionel Trilling, Paul de Man, and Stuart Hall. With a neo-deconstructionist's passion for subtlety, he argues per- suasively against the oversimplifications that new...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 368–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
... general 372 NOVEL | FALL 2012 truth (“any thing interests between those who love”) and predicting how revised former actions might have influenced the future (“If I could but have kept longer away Mr. Elton’s gastronomic passion generates only a list of items recalled from the past...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 325–329.
Published: 01 August 2014
... elements in other novelistic genres came to appear increasingly problematic. The narrative of matu- ration from passionate youth to sober adulthood, which in turn helped intimate an under- lying sense of direction and continuity in lived time, began to break apart, opening char- acter life-time to...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2014
... human nature was rightly criticized for its liberal speciousness and abstraction, Zhou’s readings of Stendhal, Balzac, and Tolstoy display the scope of the romantic individual’s ‘‘nature’’ and structures of feeling. Love and affection tend to esca- late into revolutionary passion, combining intensely...