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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 More
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Novel (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 (2019) 52 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 August 2019
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Novel (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...
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Novel (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—even...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., James's portrait of a “man of imagination” whose education consists in imagining the experiences of others is not a deviation from the tradition of the bildungsroman but a realization of one of the genre's originary possibilities. 10 On James and the idea of the “man of imagination,” see Feidelson...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 341–359.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Janina Levin Abstract Readers traditionally associate heroism with risk and confidence in one's abilities. Yet within the realist tradition, Henry James creates a portrait of an unconfident heroine. The Golden Bowl 's Maggie Verver demonstrates she has the ability to become an effective actor...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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 the Artist...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 353–376.
Published: 01 November 2000
... 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!-Outline, form, proportion, position, attitude, complexion, light and shade, freedom, ease...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... 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 that hero, if ever he...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., Johnson, Cullen, Toomer, and Hurston, for e~ample Among the literary modernists at the beginning of the twentieth century, Stein is notable for her rejection of the "surface" versus " depth relationship often typical of high modernism, James Joyce's A Portrait of the Arfist as a Young Man, T. S...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and Loss: American Portrait and Mourning Miniatures . New Haven : Yale University Art Gallery , 2000 . Freud Sigmund . “ Mourning and Melancholia .” The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud . Ed. Strachey James , Freud Anna , Strachey Alix...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... calendar that began civilized time anew in 1792. Both David and Marat had voted for the execution of King Louis XVI in what Amy Ione calls a “prevailing ‘off with their heads’ mentality” (203). The revolutionary regime wanted new heroes and tasked David with painting three portraits of their martyrs...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 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 . Acting...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2001
... 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 stereotypes, which...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to Ulysses in order to build something new out of the ashes with which Portrait has left him—and us. And he does so by turning to the Nausicca episode, a daring choice insofar as Gerty can be easily taken as a latter-day Emma Bovary. Sayeau asks us, instead, to consider the chapter “an experiment...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 424–431.
Published: 01 November 2000
... 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 Mystlres de...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . Gaylard Gerald . “ Migrant Ecology in the Postcolonial City in Portrait with Keys: Joburg and What-What .” Marginal Spaces: Reading Ivan Vladislavic . Ed. Gaylard Gerald . Johannesburg : Wits UP , 2011 . 287 – 309 . Hardt Michael , and Negri Antonio . Empire . Cambridge...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 411–433.
Published: 01 November 2001
... from the human reality that it represents actually allows the novel to draw upon that human melodrama and annex its absorbing power to abstract forms and figures. The result is a melodramatic abstraction that asks us to take the novel as a fictional object instead of a representation, a portrait...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 391–410.
Published: 01 November 2001
... . The Discovery of the Unconscious: The History and Evolution of Dynamic Psychiatry . New York: Basic Books, 1970 . Follett , Wilson . “Henry James’s ‘Portrait of Henry James.”’ New York Times Book Review . August 23 , 1936 . 2 , 16 . Foucault , Michel . The History of Sexuality . Vol 1...