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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 367–370.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., 2008), pp. 334, $35.00. Both of these books greatly amplify what we know about Victorian and early twentieth- century responses to the Indian "Mutiny" or Rebellion of 1857-58. As has often been noted, the Rebellion evoked much jingoistic, racist, vindictive British writing. But it also...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 270–286.
Published: 01 August 2021
... functions as the affective link between Brontë's feminist concerns—the implications of Catherine's (failed) rebellion—and the harrowing image of what Susan Meyer and others have framed as the colonial other inflicting anticolonial revenge and oppression on the British domestic scene: Heathcliff. After...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... McCormack , W.J. “The Tedium of History: an approach to Maria Edgeworth’s Patronage (1814).” Ideology and the Historians . Ed. Ciaran Brady. Dublin: Lilliput P, 1991 . 77 –98. Musgrave , Robert . Memoirs of the Different Rebellions in Ireland, From the Arrival of the English: Also...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 371–373.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of coming unglued (e.g. the Indian Mutiny, the Jamaica rebellion), and, most troubling of all, largely ignored at home. This last point is particularly distressing to the enterprise of postcolonial criticism, a movement with which ROBERT D. AGUIRRE I THE ZOOLOGICAL IMAGINATION...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
...—and argues that sovereignty is both law and legal violence and that Victorian writers explored this contradiction as they experimented with form and genre in their theory, their poetry, and their novels. Hensley fixes on the period from 1857—the year of the Indian rebellion—to 1885, when a newly multilateral...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 May 1999
.... Modernism is sometimes defined as a social rebellion characterized by a question- ing of society's structural social identities. The New Woman poses a quintessential chal- lenge as she asserts a new and different kind of social contract. Her fictionalized rape points out her vulnerability and need...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 546–549.
Published: 01 November 2016
... it might be found, we have to reckon with the rustle of money and the whiff of sharp practice. The failure of the Darien scheme, according to some, brought down the Scottish state and hurried the 1707 union with England, two failed rebellions, and a legacy of distrust that is far from exhausted...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 492–495.
Published: 01 November 2011
... space of “polite rebellion” (90) to literary consumers—rebellion that reproduced rather than structurally challenged the hegemony. “The story of the novel’s genesis and promotion might matter less were the novel actually about the stereotypical man in the gray flannel suit” (88). Mailer’s...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 May 2012
... layering, such that fears surrounding the 1745 Jacobite rebellion are layered over post-1688 fears about monarchical legitimacy. Despite Gwyn’s own rise in status, “whore” and “courtesan” are often far from equiva- lent, and Conway is sensitive to these distinctions. While “courtesan” indicated...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 313–318.
Published: 01 August 2023
... or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards Her Majesty or the Government established by law in India, shall be punished with imprisonment for life or any shorter term, to which fine may be added” ( Donagh 71 ). In the wake of the rebellion of 1857–58...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... to mobilize his rebellion against America. In the process, George exempli- fies what Eric Sundquist writes about the insurgent slave: "In his rhetorical crusade against slavery the slave rebel, one could say, became most American. To watch the spread of black rebellion in the New World, or to observe...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2023
... might have had a thousand Box Browns per annum” (257). 11 See also Marlene L. Daut , who argues that putting Blake into a “black Atlantic perspective” helps to reinforce the “claim that the novel does not seek to use prior slave rebellions and revolutions as a blueprint” (84). 10...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 196–209.
Published: 01 August 2014
... be made out of an assem- blage of heterogeneous—if not contradictory—modes of linkage. Stories of love and death, tyranny and rebellion must break through the lyrical continuum of the extended prose poem, as happens with Woolf. Or else the book refusing all theories as antiliterary parasites must...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 231–257.
Published: 01 November 2002
... and seemingly besieged Korean merchants permeated lo- cal and national news coverage and then exploded in Los Angeles in the greatest civil disturbance and social rebellion in US hstory. The relative success that both writers have enjoyed-Wideman over a literary career spanning four decades, Lee...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2023
... American Anti-Slavery Society countenanced at the time. In particular, the gift book embraced violence as a political tactic. 27 Douglass's contribution to Autographs for Freedom was The Heroic Slave , an account of the rebellion led by Madison Washington on the Creole , a ship sailing from...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., is no. In spite of the almost comical description of this rebellion, notice how intently Kimani forges the idea of the global South in this section. The division McDonald inscribes onto the map of the fort, “White” and “Others,” very clearly leads to recognition and solidarity in this incident. The catalyst...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 24–44.
Published: 01 August 2004
... in killing Falkland. "I have been his murderer" (336), Caleb concludes. Godwin's Mandeville (1816) is even more direct in highlighting the failure of the individual to rise above the violence of history. Mandeville tells the story of a man born into violence and confusion amid the rebellion...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
.../Magnum Photos As Nicaragua progresses, more and more photographs of the rebellion appear, and though no header or text introduces the book's shift to the insurrection section, it is clear by the twenty-third or twenty-fourth image that the popular insurrection has begun. 13 At this point...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 270–272.
Published: 01 August 2003
... and imperialism. In The Anarchy of Empire, Kaplan's project of linking internal (domestic, national) and external (imperial) logics is signaled by her title, drawn from the poan "A Hymn to the People" by W. E. 8. Du Bois. Lawlessness, chaos, rebellion is what imperialism promises to combat abroad...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 26–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... with allusions to the current policies of censorship enforced by the Whig establishment.14 The problem with this line of interpretation is that it turns the novel into an allegory of crashed rebellion, featuring Pamela as a Jacobite schemer trading in “treasonable Papers” (228) and Mr. B...