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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 August 2017
... restricting the kinds of emotions students experience, the reintegration of these novels into the twentieth-century classroom in fact signals a further broadening of the school's emotional palate. Battered corpses and rat feces may continue to remain outside the scope of the high school curriculum, but the...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 May 2012
... intersubjective human relationships, including both the situations in which narratives occur and the topics that narratives take as their themes. The setup for prisoner’s dilemma is this: if I rat out my partner in crime, who is now, even now, being interrogated separately from me, I’ll go scot-free if...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
... where good and bad outcomes of real pos- sibilities can be harmlessly tested, as if those lovable but doomed characters (Jane Eyre, Holden Caufield, Don Quixote) were expendable laboratory rats whose whis- kers and lifespan could be measured for comparison’s sake. Novels, com­mitted as they are to...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 157–175.
Published: 01 August 2017
... exemplary passages—one describing the space of the third reenactment in Remainder and one describing the objects found on a storm drain cover (“one large men's black plastic work glove,” “one dense mat of oak pollen,” “one unblemished dead rat,” “one white plastic bottle cap,” “one smooth stick of wood...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... , appeared to both acclaim and controversy, followed by a second, Eva's Man , in 1976 and White Rat , a collection of short stories, in 1977. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Toni Morrison black women writers black feminist criticism Toni Morrison, the author of Song of...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 May 2000
... example, in Freud's analysis of the Rat Man's neuroses he uncovers a pattern in whlch the patient has irresolvable economic problems in his relations with men: the Rat Man's ELSIE MICHIE I THE WEALTH EFFECT IN AUSTEN The difference, however, between eighteenth- and...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
... must pursue tremendously important ends through inexpedient means—that contestants will play out their real lives in a fabricated world, like lab rats running a maze. Yet because these contestants are playing for their lives, this form of power over others specifically requires that subordinated...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 August 2000
... was a treadmill-no future for a man. The greater men ran the port and the city of Bristol. Without them Josiah would forever cling to the side of the dock, to the side of the Trade, like a rat on a hemp rope" (5-6). He offers marriage to Frances Scott, spinster niece to Lord Scott, as a...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 193–210.
Published: 01 November 2002
... hunchbacked, rat-faced dwarf. Reuben professes to practice law from a rundown trailer parked on a trash-filled inner city vacant lot; his clientele are those who usually have no real access to legal representation. Furthermore, the very structures and assumptions about "laws" of representation across...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... progression from corpse to food. The rat that Jo and Lady Dedlock spot diving into the graves only cements this connection between decomposition and consumption, as does Krook’s omnivorous cat, which...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... musician, having cleansed the town of its rats by luring them to their death with his enchanting art, lures the children away as well when the town refuses to compensate him. Interestingly, the oral tale first found its way into the print source Browning most likely used ‘‘at the period...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 377–405.
Published: 01 November 2000
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 165–192.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... Sophia, to her credit, knows a good thing when she sees it: "To say the Truth, Sophia, when very young, discerned that Tom, though an idle, thoughtless, rat- tling Rascal, was no-body's Enemy but his own" (4.5.165). She also discerns, when no one else can so early in the novel, "that Master...