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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 308–312.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Daniel Wright John Plotz , Semi-detached: The Aesthetics of Virtual Experience since Dickens . ( Princeton : Princeton UP , 2017 ), pp. 344 , cloth, $35.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 I have always had trouble understanding the shifting mood of a sentence...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 May 2001
...JOHN KUCICH JOHN PLOTZ, The Crowd: British Literature and Public Politics (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000), pp. 263 + xi, cloth, $48.00, paper, $18.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 The Nineteenth-Century Crowd JOHN Pmz, The Crowd: British...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Plotz This piece asks what relation the turn toward a new era of patrimonial capitalism—traced in Thomas Piketty's recent work—bears to the modern rise of fantasy worlds and speculative fiction. The problem of justifying distinction in a world that presumes common humanity beneath surface...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 480–482.
Published: 01 November 2011
...John Plotz Imperial Presence of Mind patrick brantlinger, Victorian Literature and Postcolonial Studies (Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2010), pp. 208, cloth, $36.00. In 1842 Victoria reported that Prince Albert was “much amused at my having got the Island of Hong...
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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 (2002) 36 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 May 2002
...JOHN PLOTZ CHRISTOPHER HERBERT, Victorian Relativity: Radical Thought and Scientific Discovery (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), pp. 261, cloth, $45.00, paper, $17.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Reviews...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 November 2004
...JOHN PLOTZ MARY ESTEVE, The Aesthetics and Politics of the Crowd in American Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003), pp. 262, $75.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 NOVEL Forthcoming and Recent Contributors...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
...John Plotz This article argues that the time has come to reconsider John Stuart Mill's relationship to the novel and to pay more heed to his reflections on the complicated interplay between text-based and face-to-face forms of social intercourse. His early essay “What Is Poetry?” begins a journey...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
...John Plotz This article recognizes the accomplishment of the editors of the Stirling/South Carolina Edition of James Hogg and reflects on the long literary eclipse that followed Hogg's death in 1835. Hogg was both the inventor and prime nineteenth-century practitioner of what could be called...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
...John Plotz © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press No Future? JOHN PLOTZ Asked to address the question “Is there a life after death?” Henry James proposed to answer a harder question first: what makes us so sure that there is even life before...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Caroline Levine PLOTZ JOHN , Portable Property: Victorian Culture on the Move ( Princeton : Princeton UP , 2008 ), pp. 288 , cloth, $37.50 . LOGAN PETER MELVILLE , Victorian Fetishism: Intellectuals and Primitives ( Albany : State U of New York P , 2009 ), pp. 218...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Marshall Brown John Plotz , Semi-detached: The Aesthetics of Virtual Experience since Dickens ( Princeton : Princeton UP , 2018 ), pp. 344 , cloth, $35.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 A hard-working book, packed with information and insight, wide-ranging, probing...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in the contemporary university. Their five papers provoked a rich exchange among the panelists and audience rep- resented by four additional brief pieces by Srinivas Aravamudan, Timothy Bewes, John Plotz, and Ellen Rooney. Collectively, these nine essays chart a series of routes into the future of novelistic...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
...-enclosed intensity that nevertheless lies at the heart of so much of the Victorian novel and that perhaps prefigures key modernist novelistic strategies. John Plotz's “Overtones and Empty Rooms: Willa Cather's Semidetached Modernism” draws on his current work concerning the forms of partial absorption...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2002
... essays on Victorian literature and culture and is co-editor, with Dianne Sadoff, of Victorian Afterlife: Postmodern Culture Rewrites the Nineteenth Centuy. JOHN PLOTZ is Assistant Professor of English at Brandeis University and author of The Crowd: British Literature and Public Politics. He...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 May 2020
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., Representation, and African American Culture (Princeton UP, forthcoming) and The Complete Stories of Paul Laurence Dunbar (Ohio UP, forthcoming). SANJAY KRISHNAN is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. JOHN PLOTZ is Associate Professor of English at Brandeis...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., then, that the Victorians were even more inclined to be fetishistic than Logan surmises when we take the vast realm of death culture into account. Indeed, death mementos work as ideal material for “thing theory,” inhab- iting as they do the “troubling intersections between clear categories” (Plotz 25), as John Plotz...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in America (1997).  john plotz is professor of English at Brandeis University and author of The Crowd in British Literature (2000) and Portable Property: Victorian Culture on the Move (2008).  berthold schoene is professor of English and director of the Centre of Research in English at Manchester...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in English and comparative literature at Columbia University and a Mellon intern at Columbia’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library where he is process- ing the papers of Samuel Roth. He has recently translated essays by Jean-Luc Nancy and Bernard Baas. JOHN PLOTZ is professor of English at Brandeis...