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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 3. Susan Meiselas, Recruits Pass by Official State Portrait of Anastasio Somoza Debayle as President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces , 1978. © Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos Figure 3. Susan Meiselas, Recruits Pass by Official State Portrait of Anastasio Somoza Debayle as More
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... iconography, and western archeological advances into Palestine. The principal authors under consideration—Franz Delitzsch, Lew Wallace, and Ferdinando Petruccelli—each exploited a potent combination of ancient Christ images and modern race theory to construct detailed literary portraits of the historical...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Elizabeth Brogden This article argues that the protagonist of Henry James's first work of psychological realism, The Portrait of a Lady (1881), has an oblique relationship to its plot. In this novel, James constructs Isabel's subjectivity (her feeling, apperception, and psychological depth) to the...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
... narrative of human development. Though Heart of Darkness follows such a formula by using the failure of sight to mark narrative decline, Conrad's later texts, especially The End of the Tether , disrupt any deterministic relationship between sight and progress. Joyce takes up a similar line in Portrait of...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... are true because “certitude [i.e., true belief] is accompanied … by a specific feeling, proper to it, and discriminating it from other states, intellectual and moral.” By contrast, In “The Portrait of Mr. W. H.” (1889) and elsewhere, Wilde attempts to make all beliefs seem open to doubt and debate...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 353–376.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Shelley's Frankenstein and the Wving Image SCOTT J. JUENGEL Whoever would paint portraits perfectly must so paint that each spectator may, with trufh,exclaim, This is indeed to paint! This is true, living likeness; perfect nature; it is not painting...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... one had roared and tumbled and danced themselves down to a state of composure" (23). The scene is so meticulously minstrel it draws attention to an image that hangs above the cabin hearth: "a portrait of General Washington, drawn and colored in a manner which would certainly have astonished...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 356–357.
Published: 01 November 2004
... constant turn to modes of representation outside modernism's more legitimate aesthetics" (39). The first two chapters of this study focus on Virginia Woolf's photo albums and her short experimental fictions, "Portraits," culminating in a reading of To the Lighthouse that shows how the latter's...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2001
... stereotypes and inscribes narrative ripples and ironies that draw attention to the absurdity of such aggres- sive representations" (2). Different stereotypes work differently: gender stereotypes, for instance, culminate in Portrait and are undermined both in Ulysses and the Wake, while nationalist...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Sayeau's argument here. I do think he shows convincingly that what Joyce was trying to do in his epiphanies has been widely misunderstood and that Joyce's interest in the epiphany as a form was abandoned early in his career, certainly by the time of the conversion of Stephen Hero into A Portrait and...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Portrait of the Arfist as a Young Man, T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, and Ezra Pound's Hugh Selwyn Mauberley, for exam- ple, offer quasi-naturalistic representations of the modern alienation and frag- mentation of Dublin and London, in order to suggest the "deeper meanings" organized by their...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 310–312.
Published: 01 August 2013
... locate his chapter within the section “Married Interests”? And just as I wonder why Dowling chooses to metaphorize equitable partnerships as marital ones, I wonder why he chooses to depict “fraught” ones as familial? It is ulti- mately unclear to me what is gained by his portrait of Ralph Waldo...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 340–343.
Published: 01 August 2013
... “disappointing gaps” (110). Contemporary visual media have expanded the vari- ous ways of “envisioning Austen” through portraits, fiction, and film (chapter 5). Against the slender and disappointing evidence of how Austen actually looked in the watercolor portrait by Jane’s beloved sister Cassandra, the...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 493–496.
Published: 01 November 2014
... cannot or will not measure. In this sense, both models bear a resemblance to camp, which derives affective value from objects deemed worthless or unfashionable by the mainstream. Mullen sees this theory of value prefigured in Wilde’s ‘‘The Portrait of Mr. W. H in which a forged portrait of Shake...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 376–379.
Published: 01 August 2016
... denouncement of it, and the arrival of Ralph Ellison's modernism. While these new literary histories of the era offer complex portraits of figures including Frank Yerby, Chester Himes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and J. Saunders Redding, among others, who saw success in their time before falling into academic obscurity...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 424–431.
Published: 01 November 2000
... aesthetic of Portrait. He begins by evoking Benjamin's Pneur and quickly moves on to urban "fantasy figures" such as Dumas's Dantes and the later Superman and Batman-where in my view he nught better have explored late-nineteenth-century avatars of the figure, such as the hero of Sue's Les...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
... recently much scholarly attention has been accorded to its portraits—from what Christopher Rovee calls its “diminished history painting” ( 133 ) to the portrait miniature—scholarship has overlooked the central function of still life in Frankenstein . 2 As much as Shelley paints portraits, she also...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
....” Indeed, as Eva Respini , associate curator of photography for the Museum of Modern Art explains, Muniz has “fashioned the Mona Lisa from peanut butter and jelly, Elizabeth Taylor from diamonds, Caravaggio's Narcissus from junk, iconic news images from wet ink, and his self-portrait from dice.” This...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 November 2010
...: Library of America, 1984 . ———. The Portrait of a Lady . Ed. Stafford , William T. . New York: Vintage, 1992 . ———. The Wings of the Dove . New York: Oxford UP, 1998 . Jameson , Fredric . The Political Unconscious . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1982 . Jöttkandt , Sigi...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
... detached from agency. Current critical portraits of novel reading tend to hesitate between viewing this activity either as given over to mystification or as inherently critical. In this we are more closely allied than we want to believe with ­nineteenth-century commentators, who hoped novel reading...