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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Petro's puppet show in Don Quixote demonstrate the inseparability of romance and realism; realism too depends on the pleasures of enchantment, a transformation of the real that depends on the same effects the novel critiques in its moments of demystification. If the Quixote is modern, it is not because...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 193–213.
Published: 01 November 2005
... , Catherine A. “Reworking Male Models: Aphra Behn’s Fair Vow-Breaker, Eliza Haywood’s Fantomina, and Charlotte Lennox’s Female Quixote.” Modern Language Review 86 ( 1991 ): 821 –38. Davis , Leith . Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation, 1707–1830...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Zak Watson This article proposes a new account of the interplay of genre and desire in Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote . It claims that Arabella's education, her transition from the rules of romance to those of the novel, consists of her being drawn into the circuit of desire that defines her...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 367–388.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., embodies a type that the most influential current of novel theory has made difficult to credit, perhaps even to recognize: the reverse quixote , a character who ostentatiously resists conflating literature and life or viewing the world and experience through the lens of literature—but who would benefit...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to Plato and Don Quixote helps scrutinize their philosophy and reach the thesis of this essay: that with these books, Coetzee experiments with a form that goes beyond the novel. Copyright © 2020 by Novel, Inc. 2020 allegory novel form parenthood childhood idea substance...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 425–443.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Américo . El pensamiento de Cervantes, y otros estudios cervantinos . Madrid : Editorial Trotta , 2002 . Cervantes Miguel de . Don Quixote . Trans. Grossman Edith . New York : Ecco , 2003 . Coviello Peter . Intimacy in America: Dreams of Affiliation in Antebellum...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 147–164.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... Campbell , Jill . Natural Masques: Gender and Identity in Fielding’s Plays and Novels . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1995 . Cascardi , Anthony J. “Don Quixote and the Invention of the Novel.” The Cambridge Companion to Cervantes . Ed. Anthony Cascardi. New York: Cambridge UP, 2002 . 58 –79...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 184–188.
Published: 01 May 2010
...; the facts we deliver may be relied on, though we often mistake the age and country wherein they happened.” Listing a whole series of characters from Don Quixote (Chrys- ostom, Cardenio, Ferdinand, Anselmo, Camilla, Lothario), Fielding suggests that while Cervantes may have been wrong to place them...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 11–13.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to alter the understand- ing of human nature in ways . . . writers have not” (Carey A1). So how could one possibly understand the founding of the Society for Novel Studies at such a juncture? Is this an eminently quixotic endeavor? Given the foun- dational place of Don Quixote in the trajectory...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2019
... modernity. The economy may cause the rise of the novel, but the novel causes the rise of the nation and its subjects. Four primary texts—the anonymous Chinese novel The Plum in the Golden Vase ( Jin Ping Mei ) (ca. 1580–1600), Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote (1605, 1615), Ihara Saikaku's Life...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of the father in Effi Briest : “Es ist ein weites Feld,” and the novel's Quixotic hero, “Fonty,” is (as part of a complex literary joke) a reincarnation of Fontane himself. This debt notwithstanding, Grass's literary field extends beyond Germany to the history of the novel as a European and (implicitly...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 284–303.
Published: 01 August 2019
... in her address on realism has come to pass. Novilla is not devoid of books—it has a library, after all—but the only fiction any of the characters read is a child's illustrated Don Quixote , a telling artifact from a forgotten literary history. Other atavisms arise from time to time, such as the German...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 November 2021
... messiah, the literary language throughout the trilogy consists mainly of borrowings from the New Testament, references to such philosophers as Plato and Wittgenstein, and, oh yes, Don Quixote, the character, the novel, and the prototype of the picaresque narrative. Rivaling Robinson Crusoe...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to think about the mundane fantasies with which readers invest their activity. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Prosaic novelistic knowledge imaginary “And what is the title of the book?” asked Don Quixote. “ The Life of Gines de Pasamonte ,” replied that hero...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 404–424.
Published: 01 November 2021
... resistant to rational thought than he is, he becomes the advocate of reason and logic. One of many examples is their disagreement about the character of Don Quixote: for David, the Don's fantastic images are the reality that the plodding Sancho and others fail to see, and Simón's attempts at inculcating...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2017
... thinking of Jorge Luis Borges, and in particular his 1939 story “Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote ,” which describes the achievement of a writer who sets out not to copy Don Quixote but “to produce a few pages which would coincide—word for word and line for line—with those of Miguel de Cervantes...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
... . The Rambler 4 ( March 31, 1750). The Major Works . Ed. Donald Greene. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2000 . 175 –79. Lennox , Charlotte . The Female Quixote, or the Adventures of Arabella . Ed. Margaret Dalziel. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1989 . Locke , John . An Essay Concerning Human Understanding...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and conformity, reason, and habit, and was both "self-reliant, yet culturally conformed" (39). Barney offers supple readings of eighteenth-century novels of education, from Robinson Crusoe to The Female Quixote, informed by and modeling these complex and con- tradictory pedagogical relations...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 May 2017
... like the fantasy of the secularization thesis itself (124). Yet even here, Coetzee's protagonist, Simón, discovers a challenge to this disenchantment in the unlikeliest of places, a copy of a bastardized children's edition of Don Quixote , a version of the very text that we often place...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 143–147.
Published: 01 May 2016
... a newfound compassion for her fellow human beings. Idealism and its other are brought more closely together. Pavel's treatment of Don Quixote similarly seeks the thread connecting the romance tradition to the modern novel, though here the argument is more complex. Cervantes, he maintains, wished...