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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jon Klancher Rezek Joseph , London and the Making of Provincial Literature: Aesthetics and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1800–1850 ( Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2015 ), pp. 296, cloth, $59.95 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 It is rare that any...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 November 2009
... insight distinct from those of the emergent human sciences—is served by Middlemarch 's unlikely investment in “noisiness” over intelligibility in apprehensions of the social world, inverting the social scientific clarity promised in the book's subtitle, A Study of Provincial Life . The novel's realism is...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 308–312.
Published: 01 August 2019
...—making it central to the history of the novel, then chapter 4, “Virtual Provinces, Actually,” the book's next novel-focused chapter, turns our attention to a much more ubiquitous and yet still peculiar, indeterminate genre: the provincial novel. Sometimes understood as “ ur -realism, the center from...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 161–164.
Published: 01 May 2019
...-modernist critique of commodification, Pearson excoriated the “provincial condition” of postwar New Zealand society (91), characterizing the archetypal kiwi as smug, cynical, and anti-intellectual. Pearson, and by extension the nationalist aesthetic movement he championed, valorized insecurity as a...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 305–307.
Published: 01 August 2019
... tug-of-war. Then comes a chapter on provincialism in high Victorian novelists: Elizabeth Gaskell, Anthony Trollope, George Eliot, and Thomas Hardy, punctuated by discussions of getting lost in novels, or partly lost, generic parody, inverted hierarchies of center and periphery, and contemplating...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 273–275.
Published: 01 August 2006
... obviously marks a movement hmthe me& politan settings of earlier twentieth-century fiction to the provincial communities that pro- vided the heroes of these pieces. Both Powys's Romance and Woolf s Acts have the staging of a pageant as their key scene. However, Powys offers an England torn between...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
... and provincial England, as well as the subsequent linguistic implication of such interactions, might also be appropriate, to various degrees, to earlier, nineteenth-century models of narrative fiction. In fact, Marx does examine the larger intellectual background behind modernism by...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 November 2007
..." enables the examination of London as provincialized and decaying imperial centre articulated by the consciousness and trajectory of a female postcolonial Marxist writer (158). Through the narrative's deliberate reverse ethnography, London becomes the unknowable heart of darkness potentially...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 489–492.
Published: 01 November 2014
... provincial Irish life in banal yet palpable ways. Majumdar’s contention that for Joyce, the paralysis of provincial existence is transformed into an unprecedented narrative reckoning with colonial subalternity is bolstered by a series of truly radiant analyses of Dubliners, Stephen Hero,and Ulysses. For...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... University and author of Before the Empire of English: Literature, Provinciality, and Nationalism in Eighteenth-Century Britain (2004). ...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Bede . 1859. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985 . ———. Daniel Deronda . 1876. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1995 . ———. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life . 1871-72. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1994 . ———. The Mill on the Floss . 1860. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979 . ———. Romola . 1862...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 152–156.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Paul K. Saint-Amour RUTH BERNARD YEAZELL, Art of the Everyday: Dutch Painting and the Realist Novel (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2007), pp. 274, cloth, $35.00. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Work Cited Eliot , George . Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life . New York: Alden...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 May 1999
.... Susan Kubica Howard. Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1995 . Lustig , Mary Lou . Privilege and Prerogative: New York’s Provincial Elite, 1710–1776 . Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1995 . Marshall , P.J. “Introduction.” The Oxford History of the British Empire . Vol. 2 . The...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 August 2016
... provincial towns are places of both economic and personal growth. In Half Girlfriend , Madhav leaves a lucrative position with a multinational bank in Delhi, turns down a job offer in New York City, and returns to India to run a rural school in Bihar. In Revolution 2020 Gopal abandons his plans of...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 292–295.
Published: 01 August 2015
... unintended consequences of impulsive giving; her realism sought a wider perspective that would counter the effects of a provincial sentimentalism. And yet she was also deeply suspicious of the tendency toward “modern generalization” that scientific charity had inherited from political economy. This...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to the uncongenial task of recording the banalities of French provincial life. Sayeau proceeds to delineate the ways in which cliché, repetition, the collective voice of the nous (the “we”), and the laws of genre win out in the novel over anything singular or individual—in short, anything that...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Walkowitz insists on the powerful relation between English-language writing and globalization, arguing for the need to “provincialize English” (42), it may seem counterintuitive that Born Translated focuses exclusively on works written in English and not on translations. Variously claiming that the...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 August 2006
... atten- tion to the materiality of the mid-1890s poster craze in the United States and the appear- ance of these illustrations in magazines and novels provides rich evidence for their ability to connect the local to the transnational. Arguing against reading local color as provincial, Evans...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 305–308.
Published: 01 November 2007
... for Dirnock to make some distinction between canonical descrip- tions of modernist temporality as an escape from provinciality and what I take to be her interest in redrawing the map of U.S. literature in an age of globalization. Despite these qualifications, I think Across Other Continents...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 453–456.
Published: 01 November 2013
... semiosis.” It is this scholarly conversation that Birgit Brander Rasmussen’s book now joins. The first chapter ofQueequeg’s Coffin surveys the history of thinking about writing in the West over the past century and criticizes it for both its provincialism and its triumphalism. Rasmussen is...