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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 481–484.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Michael Gamer Rigney Ann , The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move . ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2012 ), pp. xvii + 328 , cloth £55.00 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Scott’s Afterlives: Life after Scott ann rigney, The...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 354–381.
Published: 01 November 2011
... it was recovered, published in book form, and lauded as an original and meritorious text. One year later, a front-page article in the weekly Le nationaliste (Montreal, 1904–24) revealed that Le manoir mystérieux was a plagiarism of Sir Walter Scott's Kenilworth (1821). Since then, few literary...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Mike Goode IAN DUNCAN, Scott's Shadow: The Novel in Romantic Edinburgh (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2007), pp. 416, cloth, $39.50. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Scott’s Edinburgh ian duncan, Scott’s Shadow: The Novel in Romantic Edinburgh (Princeton...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Srdjan Smajić This essay argues that the relationship between realism and supernaturalism in realist novels is more complicated—and more symbiotic—than critics generally acknowledge. Taking Walter Scott's Waverley , George Eliot's Silas Marner , and Charlotte Brönte's Jane Eyre as representative...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., the form that had mastered the containment of violence was the historical novel, and Macdermots is clearly attempting to come to terms with the inheritance of Sir Walter Scott. It is equally preoccupied with the tradition of the Irish national tale, in particular with the models of national...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Enrique Lima The historical novels of Sir Walter Scott, James Fenimore Cooper, and countless others have been interested primarily in exploiting the dramatic potential of historical events and the significant real and fictional personalities that took part in them. These writers are concerned...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
... first by discussing what it calls “commodity origin” scenes in Émile Zola, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Richard Powers, a genre that like the epic simile interrupts the action to provide background knowledge. Second, it reflects on the famous first sentence of Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the anachronistic dream of recovering the collective experiences of preindustrial life masks the author's insertion into an industrialized system of literary production. The concluding portion of this discussion turns to F. Scott Fitzgerald's affiliated attempt to recreate or refashion the fairy tale...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
... aesthetic ideology of Romanticism via Hegel and subsumed into national history—the horizon of epic totality—in the historical novel (Scott's Waverley ). Jameson's reversion to the later Lukács in his essay on the historical novel addresses a crisis not only of the genre but of history itself as an...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
...SCOTT J. JUENGEL GEORGE E. HAGGERTY, Queer Gothic (Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2006), pp. 350, cloth, $65.00, paper, $20.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 An Odd Sexual Mood GEORGE E. HAGGERTY, Queer Gothic (Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2006), pp. 350, cloth...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Scott Selisker This article describes how the novelist David Mitchell employs the “ topos of the cult,” a set of conventions that describe a mental state of unfreedom, in the novels Ghostwritten (1999) and Cloud Atlas (2004). This figuration of an unfree form of society—characterized by a group's...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Scott Black This essay argues that modern, realist ways of reading fail to satisfy fully their own claims about the novel as a genre self-consciously located in history. Rather, novels cycle through the kinds of narrative named by Ian Watt and Northrop Frye and show how each is necessary to the...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Scott J. Juengel This essay sets out to think the novel in the time of catastrophe (which is always, necessarily, to think after catastrophe; which is to say, finally, that I want to think in the chronotope of mass death). I couch this in the Bakhtinian concept of the chronotope—so integral to his...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 311–315.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Scott J. Juengel Reviews ‘‘Much Study Is a Weariness of the Flesh’’ elizabeth r. napier, Falling into Matter: Problems of Embodiment in English Fiction from Defoe to Shelley (Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2012), pp. 304, cloth, $85.00. In the...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 353–376.
Published: 01 November 2000
...SCOTT J. JUENGEL Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Works Cited Allentuck , Marcia . “Fuseli and Lavater’s Physiognomical Theory and the Enlightenment.” Studies in Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century 4 ( 1967 ): 89 –112. Baldick , Chris . In Frankenstein’s Shadow: Myth...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 147–164.
Published: 01 November 2005
...SCOTT BLACK Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Works Cited Agnon , S. Y. Only Yesterday . Trans. Barbara Harshav. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000 . Bakhtin , M. M. “Discourse in the Novel.” The Dialogic Imagination . Trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Austin: U...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Scott W. Klein Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 In The Hedgehog and the Fox , his celebrated 1953 essay on Leo Tolstoy's view of history, philosopher Isaiah Berlin cites a fragment attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Scott McCracken Günter Grass's novel Ein weites Feld caused a storm of controversy when it was published in Germany in 1995. There was an expectation that his first novel after the fall of the Berlin Wall would answer the question of what should now constitute a national literature. Instead, he...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 281–285.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Scott Selisker Melley Timothy , The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State ( Ithaca : Cornell UP , 2012 ) , pp. 304, paper , $26.95 . Szalay Michael , Hip Figures: A Literary History of the Democratic Party ( Stanford : Stanford UP , 2012 ) , pp...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): 374–397.
Published: 01 November 2003
...SCOTT A. COHEN Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Works Cited Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . London: Verso, 1983 . Baines , Jocelyn . Joseph Conrad: A Critical Biography . New York: McGraw-Hill, 1960...