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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2005
...CAROLYN LESJAK JENNIFER RUTH, Novel Professions: Interested Disinterest and the Making of the Professional in the Victorian Novel (Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2006), pp. 192, cloth, $69.95, paper, $24.95, CD, $9.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Professional...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Joseph Murtagh “George Eliot and the Rise of the Language of Expertise” examines the impact of professionalization on the novels of George Eliot. By vastly increasing the scope and complexity of nineteenth-century occupations, professionalization created certain challenges for novelists...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the Jew into a conventional marriage plot reflects a problem in Trollope's construction of authorship, a problem that inheres in how literary commercialism and literary professionalism might represent mutually exclusive value postulates. Max Weber's distinction between formal rationality and substantive...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 245–252.
Published: 01 August 2009
... at the century's close. Ultimately, I argue, the case for the middle-class novel is best read as an allegorical defense of the emergent English departments as they replace gentleman-amateur lecturers with professionalized professors, displace the Aristocratic tradition of classics, and work to serve a rapidly...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 265–288.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of the people around him: arranging that the doctor summoned for his father also help the whining, footsore French minister attending the conference at Darlington Hall, for example, while Stevens continues with his professional duties as his father dies-mourned primarily by Miss Kenton. This habit...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 214–234.
Published: 01 November 2005
... and Married Women’s Professional Property.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 29.3 ( 1996 ): 346 –66. Cohen , Monica F. Professional Domesticity in the Victorian Novel: Women, Work, and Home . New York: Cambridge UP, 1998 . Colley , Linda . Britons: Forging a Nation, 1707–1837 . New Haven...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 November 2013
... or region will get stuck representing global injustice. After modernism, the ism in which Marx is most heavily invested is not liberalism but professionalism. In the brief but insightful readings that accompany each stage of the argu- ment, his approach often boils down to exposing “small acts...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 August 2000
... in relation to authorship (were they professionals or amanuenses, public or domestic, canonical or noncanonical writers For London, partnership writing demands of critics new methodological procedures. Refraining from close reading, London discusses "practices of writing and their reception...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2012
... professionalization, and realist fiction. Kennedy’s discussion of midcentury novels is particularly compelling in its exploration of the overlap between sentimentalism and clini- cal observation, modes that might otherwise be seen in opposition. She is generally very persuasive in connecting the three stages...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... treated programmatic instruction as a necessary step toward publication. The international novelist certainly finds his or her “voice” in an American milieu that is hospitable to the advancement of “other” voices. But the professionalization of the international writer has never been an apolitical path...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 May 2002
... AND MODERNITY between the "professional writer, [whose] job was to publish" and the "Victorian lady, [whose] duty was to keep her personal life sacrosanct" (14). Yet Schaeffer further argues that, throU&h "deliberate archaisms, dense description, and self-consciously artificial styles" (14)" Meynell...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 May 2001
... accounts have shown how intellectual labor articulates itself through discourses only partially suited to it. Mary Poovey, for example, has shown how the professional writer draws on the discourse of domesticity to sanitize his place within the market but does so only at the risk of a dangerous...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
... begins to mark them as part of a new professional class of experts. There is something singularly insightful about Marx's argument that Anglophone modernism, in spite of its apparent Euro-American credentials, helped generate a transnational class of English-language practitioners who were...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 407–411.
Published: 01 November 2000
... sentimental relations of all sorts, especially those between husband and wife; the imported good, with its frightening overseas origin; and the middle-class working woman, whose inclusion in a professionalizing labor force appeared to loosen her morals and heighten her libido even as it also bolstered...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... Recognizing that the parameters of gender and race stake out a rather broad territory, Henkle and Bivona limit their focus by intersecting masculin- ity and professionalism within a post-Mayhew slum writing tradition. The authors identlfy the emergence of this discursive tradition with the high...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
... seemingly lim- pid phrasing is on closer analysis just as troubled as Beckett’s self-undoing rebus. For professional critics and reviewers, the difficulties are different, though no less acute. This is in part because Coetzee, who spent much of his writing career teach- ing English literature...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 May 1999
... different discourse~fthe gothic horror genre and of 1960s obstetrics and professional advice to pregnant women, for example--on the perme- able space of the modem apartment building. Marcus demonstrates that the history of this form of residence-in which individual units "are neither spatially nor...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 326–329.
Published: 01 August 2019
... sometimes discernible in recent debates about world literature. But a welcome ambition to center complexity is thwarted by countervailing forces emanating from what Edward Said once characterized as a growing tendency toward professionalism among literary scholars. In recalling Said's concerns, I have...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 August 2003
... this opposition when he tells us that Hollingsworth be- longs to a relatively new breed of occupation: the "modern [read professional] philanthropist" (26). This fact elicits suspicion from community members who express reservations about Hollingsworth's obsession with the reforming of criminals...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 207–215.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of authenticity, transparency, and originality. That strategic resistance serves as an organizing critical focus for the essays in this special issue. While exploring the seemingly different motifs of translation, cos- mopolitanism, humanitarian crisis, professional knowledge, the modern welfare state...