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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 190–192.
Published: 01 August 2007
...MARION RUST EZRA TAWIL, The Making of Racial Sentiment: Slavery and the Birth of the Frontier Romance (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006), pp. 254, cloth, $85.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Sympathetic Racialism EZRA TAM71L, The Making of Racial Sentiment...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 366–370.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Ivy Schweitzer MARION RUST, Prodigal Daughters: Susanna Rowson's Early American Women (Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2008), pp. 328, cloth, $59.95, paper, $24.95. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Work Cited Samuels , Shirley , ed. The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... what we are, and the world is ours. We are its gods. . . . [Y]ou die now because you cling to the past. We should all be windups by now. It's easier to build a person impervious to blister rust than to protect an earlier version of the human creature. . . . You cling to some idea of a humanity that...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
... common Brazilian one, destined for the “rust of obscurity” that allowed Martinha to avenge herself of the unwelcome attentions of one João Limeira. When he per- sists, she warns him: “Don’t come any closer, or I’ll put a hole in you.” When he ignores her warning, “she gave him a thrust with the...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 351–359.
Published: 01 November 2017
... exploiting the same dissolution of the boundary between fact and fiction that I found so compelling in the literary works I was projecting onto my syllabus; and second, that voters, especially in the “rust belt,” the former industrial communities in the Midwest that had borne the brunt of the 2008 financial...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 258–276.
Published: 01 November 2004
... to crumble, to break apart, and forcing it to face its own radical otherness inside. When he ar- rives at Nomonhan battlefield, he finds that almost nothing has changed even though over half a century had passed. Artillery shells, cartridges and rusted shards of cannons and tanks are still...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 276–300.
Published: 01 August 2012
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 129–146.
Published: 01 November 2005
... this tale, the Fates' scissors appear to have rusted, so in their botched attempts to cut off a human's life, they end up instead with only maimed or mutilated people; the narrator takes the scissors and has them sharpened "at his own expense" (111: 344, almost as if to suggest that a change in...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 May 2019
... girls (88–89). She learns to perform a kind of persona that keeps the girls disciplined and attentive. At first, Lucy is intellectually enlivened by this new challenge. She rejoices, “[I]t was pleasant. I felt I was getting on; not lying the stagnant prey of mould and rust, but polishing my faculties...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and feeds off of their good-mannered responsiveness. 2 “You see,” he says, “I have so many things here . . . I have so many old parchmentses and papers in my stock. And I have a liking for rust and must and cobwebs. And all's fish that comes to my net” (46–47). Krook may only engage with polite...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 254–273.
Published: 01 August 2020
... great spaces crowded with the spoils of the ages, where the throng of fashion circulated through a series of scientifically catalogued treasures, had suddenly pressed on a rusted spring of memory. “Why, this used to be one of the old Cesnola rooms,” he heard some one say; and instantly everything...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
... every other character in the novel, Humphrey cannot stop thinking about Nell. After delivering the girl to her grandfather, Humphrey muses: “I had ever before me the old dark murky rooms . . . ​the faces all awry, grinning from wood and stone—the dust and rust, and worm that lives in wood—and...