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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... breeding ground for the new form of sovereignty he called “the will of the majority” or “public opinion.” This popular rule worked against the very form of self-sovereignty coveted by European liberalism and cultivated by the English novel to transform such individuals into an irresistibly powerful...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2014
... appropriated them for a burgeoning revolutionary culture. In his teaching notes, Zhou upholds the people as the transformative engine for social progress: they are authors of their own culture, the political subjects of popular democracy, and in solidarity with the working classes of the world. This essay...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 407–411.
Published: 01 November 2000
...JOHN MARX NICHOLAS DALY, Modernism, Romance, and the fin de siècle: Popular British Fiction and British Culture, 1880–1914 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999), pp. 232, cloth, $64.95. ANITA LEVY, Reproductive Urges: Popular Novel-Reading, Sexuality, and the English Nation...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 August 2001
...: Radicalism, Catholicism, and the Construction of Irish Identity 1760–1830 . Cork: Cork UP, 1996 . Edgeworth's Ireland: History, Popular Culture, and Secret Codes MARILYN BUTLER During the 1990s more critical work has appeared on the Anglo-Irish "national novel" than in any...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jane Elliott Abstract This essay examines the relationship between dominant trends in contemporary popular aesthetics and the microeconomic imagination of human behavior, which centers on individual allocation of finite resources to self-determined ends. I argue that this way of modeling human...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Jesus. Indeed, among the foremost contributions of nineteenth-century novelists to the larger quest of the historical Jesus was the development and popularization of racialized Christ types, including the Greco-Jewish Jesus, a figure that Wallace introduced to an international readership through his...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... popularity of this book, like that of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, has produced critical accounts that tend to shy away from formal, textual analyses in the interests of developing more culturally oriented readings. My essay attends both to the cultural contexts that inform the novel and to its...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
... narratives that he represents as barbarous, foreign, and antiquated. But he also follows other Augustan authors in acknowledging that the entertainments popular in the culture of spectacle had distinctly modern, domestic origins and that the residual “superstition” they cultivated was really the commodity...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Timothy Wright Abstract Since the fall of the apartheid regime, critical discourse on and popular imaginations of South Africa have focused with renewed intensity on the city of Johannesburg: its schizophrenic social organization, its fragmented geography, its “citadelization,” its “architecture of...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... simultaneously knows to be not quite true or not quite one's own. In addition, it argues that in promoting this experience, Wilde is explicitly critiquing a model of belief popularized by Cardinal Newman in his 1870 An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent . There, Newman claims that one knows when one's beliefs...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
...David Glover In the immediate aftermath of World War II, the roman fleuve underwent an unexpected revival in Britain, reaching a new peak of popularity in the work of Anthony Powell, C. P. Snow, Lawrence Durrell, and Doris Lessing (among others). Its success raises the question of the relationship...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 431–436.
Published: 01 November 2009
... event in the evolutionary history of this theme was the Indian Mutiny of 1857, and one text that translated this lesson of the Mutiny most powerfully for popular thinking was Mary Elizabeth Braddon's famous sensation novel Lady Audley's Secret (1861-62). © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... novel represents a late nineteenth-century struggle to define authorship as a form of production inspired by Eastern manual artistry, thus forcing us to reconceptualize the popular phrase “craft of writing” in transcultural as well as transgeneric terms. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of novel production, the girl propels his novels through their marriage plot but can also clog this narrative by failing to form a pair. Despite Trollope's distaste for his popular heroine, Lily Dale, this girl—who buys herself a pair of shoes rather than pairing herself in marriage—may be Trollope's...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... turn at the close of the nineteenth century via corsetless ingenues somnambulating alone in public after dark. These popular fictions converge with material culture in the dress reforms of fashion designers to advance women's increased mobility and sexual license—but at a cost. Together they connect...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
... toward using mechanical philosophy in science, the disciplining of the body in order to maximize production and reproduction, and the increasing popularity of novel reading. Sterne's novel features stopped clocks, broken machines, and stories that, despite titillating beginnings, fail to satisfy the...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the impact of the digital revolution. Much of the new Egyptian literature employs or invokes American forms or is in dialogue with American literary genres, software, and popular culture, all made newly or more easily accessible via digital and Internet technologies. The ways in which foreign or...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
... detained by his master while resident in England. In its popular reception, the Somerset ruling initiated a series of both literary and legal precursors for Coetzee's narrator in Waiting for the Barbarians , a figure we can call the “chastened magistrate,” also representing the establishment under British...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 132–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... kernel of the engagement of literature with the political lies in the exhaustion of the nation as a site of the constitution of a popular will. In the case of Arguedas, whose work is deeply marked by the long colonial experience of the Andean people, repeated frustrations with modern notions of...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 112–122.
Published: 01 May 2017
... (Bette Davis) against the stream of popular, lowbrow novels written by her friend Millie Drake (Miriam Hopkins). This contest of literary style and production is closely adapted in George Cukor's 1981 film Rich and Famous . In Pedro Almodóvar's 1995 La flor de mi secreto , friction between literary...