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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 112–122.
Published: 01 May 2017
... (Bette Davis) against the stream of popular, lowbrow novels written by her friend Millie Drake (Miriam Hopkins). This contest of literary style and production is closely adapted in George Cukor's 1981 film Rich and Famous . In Pedro Almodóvar's 1995 La flor de mi secreto , friction between literary...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... rich. Certain formal aspects of the novel, including free indirect discourse and omniscience (which is regarded as a ubiquitous discourse outside the novel as well), are held responsible for this state of affairs, which may extend well into postmodern forms of fiction. © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Alexandra Neel This article examines the spaces still life in Frankenstein , arguing that Mary Shelley draws on this rich visual tradition from its humblest manifestations in the painting of food to its most conceptual in its explorations of light, human perception, and death. Following Norman...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the sensory-rich experiences of diminished perception over the normative demands of narrative resolution. Relying on low vision for their hazy, impressionist atmosphere, Conrad's novels specifically form a response to fin de siècle degeneration theory, which links proper perception to a larger...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2010
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... RICHARDS I IhlITATION NATION sources to the fullest: using a nail to replace a suspender button, placing a beech nut under Haley's saddle that throws the pursuit of Eliza into chaos, making a palm-leaf into a hat. His resourcefulness takes him from rags to the slave equiva- lent of riches by the...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 460–463.
Published: 01 November 2013
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 May 2000
... worship, the rich and the powerful, and to despise, or, at least, to neglect persons of poor and mean condition, [which] though necessary both to establish and to maintain the distinction of ranks and the order of society, is, at the same time, the great and most universal cause of the...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to the dis- course of art criticism and the practice of crystal gazing, Flint guides the reader through a rich array of Victorian practices, theories, and obsessions with an ease and clarity that makes this study accessible and valuable to specialists and generalists across a number of...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 August 2006
... simply a reality of contemporary life." Though his pan-Indian stance "makes him vulnerable to exclusion from both Native and non-Native arenas," Davidson, Walton, and Andrews (hereafter referred to as "the authors") tell us, "lilt is our goal to explore the richness of this positioning and the...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2011
... university. Their five papers provoked a rich exchange among the panelists and audience rep- resented by four additional brief pieces by Srinivas Aravamudan, Timothy Bewes, John Plotz, and Ellen Rooney. Collectively, these nine essays chart a series of routes into the future of novelistic practice and...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Media.” New York Times 10 June 2010 < http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/11/opinion/11pinker.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=steven%20pinker%20mind%20over%20mass%20media&st=cse >. Rich Motoko . “Curling Up with Hybrid Books, Video Included.” New York Times 1 Oct. 2009 &lt...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Pickwick Papers (1836-37). Drawing on such rich materials as the architectural plans for the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Grossman deftly connects the law's freshly minted architectural shape with the legal world mapped in Dickens's novel, underscoring the specificity and concreteness of The...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 474–481.
Published: 01 November 2009
... tells of a “rich man [who] had exceeding many flocks and herds” and a “poor man [who] had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 November 2006
... them" (3). While I appreciate their rhetorical efficacy, I still find these two claims a bit problem- atic. First of all, there is a long, rich, and honourable tradition of proving that the Victorians are actually more sophrsticated than others have given them credit for (we might here...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2012
... but rich flowering of works on whiteness at the end of the 1990s, from Dyer’s work on film via Sharon Willis’s High Contrast to Dana Nelson’s National Manhood, a historical and theoretical investigation of the murderous logic of white fraternity built into the ethos of American nationalism; Fred...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 155–158.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... The History of the Book scholarship as well as Benedict Anderson's Imagined Communities (1983) have made “print culture” a rich area of study. Miller is working within this disciplinary field, and her own approach yields interesting results. Other welcome features of her study are the inclusion of...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and a female position, which is also doubled” (3). This doubled position consists of the poor woman, who comes to represent the virtuous choice and the distribution of wealth through exogamy, and the rich woman, whose vulgar- ity and “engrossment” (a term that describes her propensity to hoard...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 477–480.
Published: 01 November 2014
... book that consumes a character’s attention, cultivating the rich interiority that makes a protagonist. Price’s deconstruction of the bildungsroman as an ur-text of this cultural story is among the sharpest and most original sections of How to Do Things with Books. As she notes, these novels...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 August 2014
... complex and experientially rich portrayals of life under various regimes of power. A tacit claim subtends such work: the value of literature (and artistic expression in general) stems in part from its ability to capture and convey the lived experience of subjects within ideological systems or regimes...