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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Naturalism progressivism literary sociology affect The turn of the twentieth century was an exceptionally disgusting time in American literary history. In Stephen Crane's Maggie: A Girl of the Streets ( 1893 ), a man solicits a young unnamed...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
... with these readings exposing the contradictions of liberalism. There is a long history of criticizing liberalism. Freud and Nietzsche challenged Millian progressivism with unconscious motivation and the critical transvaluation of liberal values. Dostoevsky's Grand Inquisitor is probably the greatest fictional...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... spirituality and progressivism. While the French idolized the aristocratic Poe as King of Bohemians, in America it was the democratic Whitman, with his jubilant focus on common people and things, who was lauded. Whitmanesque bohemianism became central to what it meant to be democratic and American. Of all its...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 298–301.
Published: 01 November 2005
...) begin with early modem debates over close kindred marriage and are carried forth by the novel especially. Next, and in a move familiar to us from two decades of Foucauldian analysis, Pollak distances herself from the progressivism of the early theorists of natural law and natural incest...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 364–367.
Published: 01 August 2016
... good. I share this pain. I do not, however, think a liberal theoretic, and a return to self-culture, is likely to make us more agential in the social world in which we live, and in so saying I do not think I am a revolutionary, simply a progressive. It seems time to imagine what a progressivism might...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 275–279.
Published: 01 August 2020
... (106–7). In concluding, Ablow suggests that “[i]n place of any divine order, or any natural political progressivism, all Darwin can point to is the fact of endless transformation, one name for which might be “affect” (113). Even given the buildup of argument during the chapter, this is a surprising...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., in his brief reading of Cooper, that settler realism ends with “the Indians' moral disintegration” and their replacement by colonists ( Historical 64 ) ignores this paradox and reflects the failure of his progressivism to account for frontier narrative forms. Turner's model suggests...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of social progressivism is discussed in the context of the United States by Walter B. Rideout (e.g., 24), and in the Middle East by Nirvana Tanoukhi (131). 188 novel | SUMMER 2011 Realism as Performance The various manifestos of the AIPWA are littered...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
... . New York : Bowker , 1977 . Hagestadt Emma . “The Fifty Best Romantic Reads.” Independent 9 Feb. 2002 : Features 4–11 . Harker Jaime . America the Middlebrow: Women's Novels, Progressivism, and Middlebrow Authorship between the Wars . Amherst : U of Massachusetts P...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 377–405.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Culture.” Cultures of United States Imperialism . Eds. Amy Kaplan and Donald Pease. Durham: Duke UP, 1993 . 3 –21. Kloppenberg , James T. Uncertain Victory: Social Democracy and Progressivism in European and American Thought, 1870–1920 . New York: Oxford UP, 1986 . Laclau , Ernesto...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 254–273.
Published: 01 August 2020
... ( 1912 ) and concludes with The Age of Innocence (1920) . . . Wharton began to write about passion: sexual passion; the passions for acquisition, for experience, for love” (192). Jennie Kassanoff has troubled narratives of Wharton's progressivism by resurrecting a discussion of her conservatism...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2013
... IN THE MACDERMOTS OF BALLYCLORAN 399 of enlightened patriarchs who, through their awareness of local custom, can intro- duce the conditions necessary to promote economic growth.11 Edgeworth’s creole nationalism and Scott’s bourgeois progressivism both take it as a given that conquest will transform...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 313–337.
Published: 01 November 2001
... cadre of ostensibly enlightened, non- partisan experts. "It is a very short step," Howard contends, "from naturalism's gesture of control to progressivism's, from the sympathy and good intentions of the naturalist spectator to the altruistic and ultimately authoritarian benevolence...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
... by the horns" (Southern 477-78). Ted Gioia claims, "[tlhe postmodernist wave of 1970s jazz . . . reworkted] all earlier traditions, digest[ed] every possible style, incorpo- rate[d] each disparate sound, all under the banner of progressivism" (358). The same holds true for Reed's Mumbo Jumbo. His novel...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2011
... contaminated by Christian slavery. This contrast is part of the novel’s strategy of lionizing a heroic Christian past against which modern times are found wanting, a strategy that ultimately depends, Deresiewicz argues, on a “distortion of American history” that omits secular progressivism (26...