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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
...CATHY SHUMAN CAROLINE LESJAK, Working Fictions: A Genealogy of the Victorian Novel (Durham: Duke UP, 2006), pp. 288, cloth, $79.95, paper, $22.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Pleasure Works CAROLINE LEsJAK, Working Fictions: A Genealogy of the...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 August 2000
...ANNA MAE DUANE MARIANNE NOBLE, The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000), pp. 240, cloth, $55.00, paper, $18.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 An Uneasy Union: Pain, Pleasure, and Power in American...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 501–505.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Pleasure of Altruistic Punishment william flesch, Comeuppance: Costly Signaling, Altruistic Punishment, and Other Biological Components of Fiction (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2008), pp. 264, cloth, $42, paper, $18.95. Orson Welles’s 1942 film,The Magnificent Ambersons, begins and ends (or should have...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2006
...JOHN MARX NICHOLAS DALY, Literature, Technology, and Modernity, 1860–2000 (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004), pp. 170, cloth, $75.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Pleasures of Sex and Tech NICHOLAS DALY, Literature, Technology, and Modernity, 1 860-2 000...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 286–288.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., like Sterne's Phutatorius, do we represent pain and suffering in ways that make life livable, or not? What is the relationship between pleasure and happiness? Can one be happy without being virtuous? Is happiness universally attainable? If happiness depends on conditions only available to men, what are...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Petro's puppet show in Don Quixote demonstrate the inseparability of romance and realism; realism too depends on the pleasures of enchantment, a transformation of the real that depends on the same effects the novel critiques in its moments of demystification. If the Quixote is modern, it is not because...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
... death in volume 7. Just as the accident that shatters Tristram's post chaise allows him to discover the ancient pleasures of mule travel, so the disruption of narrative is designed to awaken readers to the polymorphous pleasures of older, slower kinds of reading now facing eclipse in the age of the...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
... authors generate in their work a nonsubversive irony through free indirect discourse and the tentative deployment of conventional generic tropes. This irony allowed middlebrow authors to critique without undermining the central contention of the bildungsroman: that aesthetic pleasure might allow the...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 November 2013
... participants' desire to experience time as pleasurably oriented to future gratification. Ulysses 's bad jokes are symptoms of the striated and retrogressive experience of a colonized community, which is politically oriented to the past. Humor in Ulysses takes place in a nonsynchronous time (to adopt Ernst...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 339–362.
Published: 01 November 2014
... essay suggests that this capacity to illuminate the extraordinary within the ordinary and the illusory within the real becomes one of novelistic fiction's distinctive characteristics. The experience of apprehending the real is reframed as a source of aesthetic pleasure rather than knowledge. © 2014 by...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... that ends, in On Liberty (1859), with Mill's idea that the insidious and invasive powers of the social realm may be circumvented by taking refuge, and taking pleasure, in text-based intimacy, an intimacy that allows others' thoughts and feelings to be present as representations. For Mill, public...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Sheridan's Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph , Marie-Jeanne Riccoboni's Lettres de Milady Juliette Catesby , Samuel Richardson's Clarissa , and Jean-Jacques Rousseau's La Nouvelle Héloïse . As the narration of erotic pleasure and erotic danger gets filtered through the intimacy between a female narrator and...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 86–108.
Published: 01 May 2009
... novel's own terms. Nevertheless, the author concludes, the novel opens the possibility of a temporality—a distinct imaginative formulation of “Irish time”—premised on the pleasures of idleness rather than the alienation of labor. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Adorno , Theodor...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 474–476.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Judith Brown Frost Laura , The Problem with Pleasure: Modernism and Its Discontents ( New York : Columbia UP : 2013 ) , pp. 304, cloth , $35.00 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 “[W]hy do we assume that pleasure is the goal of writing or reading?” (206), asks...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Timothy Wientzen DUFFY ENDA , The Speed Handbook: Velocity, Pleasure, Modernism ( Durham : Duke UP , 2009 ), pp. 320 , cloth, $84.95 , paper, $23.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Reviews...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the boundary. We get pleasure from reading realist novels, Jaffe argues, when we agree to these partitions, which are similar to those in our social worlds. For accepting such mediations and prohibitions, we as readers get the pleasure of feeling real, a feeling that depends on social space appearing...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 196–211.
Published: 01 August 2000
... novel makes the reader privy to all the secret plotting and machinations, so that the tension of the plot cannot hinge on unrevealed secrets or hidden motives and actions. It demands, instead, that the reader's suspenseful pleasure come from experiencing, in minute detail, the execution of a...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 443.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., and shifts in the reception and pleasures of imaginative works for their readers and audiences on the other. He also joins such historians as J. H. Plumb and John Brewer who have drawn attention to the sheer amount of cultural pleasure and energy that Britain's vibrant a4urbanizing...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 13–18.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Twilight Costars Have Gotten Tons of Fame—Now She Wants to Take a Big Bite Out of Hollywood.” Seventeen June–July 2010 : 140 – 44 . Melville Herman . Moby Dick . New York : Oxford UP , 2008 . Zunshine Lisa . “Mind Plus: Sociocognitive Pleasures of Northanger Abbey and...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 May 2018
... synthesize the study of politics and form, Claire Jarvis sees these two objects of literary analysis as irreconcilable. Lamenting that many critics have privileged history over literature, Jarvis claims that “the best reason to read novels is because they are aesthetic gems to be held up for our pleasure and...