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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... forms of authorship that might emerge from a seizure of the Indian hand. I explore this fantasy in Flora Annie Steel's Anglo Indian novel The Potter's Thumb (1894), a text that simultaneously warns against the implications of creating a hybrid British and South Asian creative body. I conclude that her...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 May 2019
... ; and nurses to the elderly like Mary Garth in Middlemarch . 2 Moreover, particular experiences of Lucy Snowe's become definitive markers of migration when Jamaica Kincaid rewrites them for her own Lucy character, Lucy Potter, a century and a half later. Villette is a novel that helps set the terms...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 537–541.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Writers of political tracts and literary narratives, including Mark Twain, Doyle, and Joseph Conrad, turned to the hand as evidence of and synecdoche for the atrocities of the regime. While the hand is literally severed from the body, like the potter's hand in chapter 2, it is also separated by being...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 216–239.
Published: 01 November 2007
...: Tammi, 2005 . Ishiguro , Kazuo . The Remains of the Day . New York: Vintage, 1989 . Ishiguro , Kazuo . Watashi o hanasanaide . [Japanese trans, of Never Let Me Go] Trans. Tsuchiya Masao. Tokyo: Hayakawa, 2006 . Italie , Hillel . “Harry Potter & the Slow Translation: Non...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of the Novel 239 george boulukos How the Novel Became Middle Class: A History of Histories of the Novel 245 aviva briefel The Potter’s Thumb/The Writer’s Hand...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., and the Aesthetics of Obscenity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), pp. 244, cloth, $54.95. In his concurring opinion for Jacobellis v. State of Ohio, US SupmCourt Justice Potter Stewart famously dodged the burden of defining obscenity with the declaration: "I shall not today attempt further...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 446–449.
Published: 01 November 2006
... . .. but only in castrated subjects-their desire construed as a prohibited, negative aspect of civic identity" (8). Invoking Justice Potter Stewart's famous refusal to articulate the parameters of pornog- raphy in 1964 Plerhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly [defining pornography]. But I know...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 476–480.
Published: 01 November 2020
... enjoys them. Tobin does an exceptional job of writing for such a reader: her prose is clear and engaging, her reference points well distributed among the accessible ( Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban , The Princess Bride ) and the esoteric ( Villette , The Adventures of Roderick Random...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 180–201.
Published: 01 August 2001
... in an Eighteenth-Century Literary Form . Oxford: Clarendon, 1987 . Potter , Tiffany F. “‘A Low but Very Feeling Tone’: The Lesbian Continuum and Power Relations in Jane Austen’s Emma.” English Studies in Canada 20 ( 1994 ): 187 –203. Schwarzmantel , John . The Age of Ideology: Political...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 341–359.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Fanny as a novelistic heroine) are “In Defense of Dullness, or Why Fanny Price Is My Favorite Austen Heroine” (2008), by Dawn Potter; and “The Puzzle of Fanny Price” ( 2006 ), by Joyce L. Jenkins . 13 I borrow the terminology “knowing-how-to-do” from A. J. Greimas's modalities of acting...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
...: 253 Ivanhoe, III: 140 India, I: 253 Waverly, III: 140 The Potter’s Thumb, I: 253 Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky Tales of the Punjab, I: 253 Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Steele, Richard...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 August 2020
... emphasize setting, often taking the family home as a title, as in Edmondale, or a Family Chronicle (1861) and Frederick Scarlett Potter's Melcomb Manor: A Family Chronicle (1875). My definition of the temporal and spatial features of the chronicle form accords with Edwin Muir's definition...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2003
...- larity. Consumed by petty affairs, they "potter .. . in and out of each other's bun- galows and kn[ow] the details of each other's housekeeping" (67), yet remain placidly indifferent to events outside their compound. As I mentioned earlier, they are eventually forced to flee Azania, replaced...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 August 2011
... best sellers will surprise anyone who imag- ines the mixed-age “crossover” appeal of Harry Potter to be something new. Given the continuing familiarity of many of these titles today, this surprise is an index of the power of our idea of adulthood. In fact, late-nineteenth-century adults eagerly...