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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... novel seems “at once instantly recognizable and hard to define with any precision,” summarizing how Victorian critics differentiated between sensationalism and its respected rival, realism, will clarify the advantages of Oliphant’s generic innova- tions (“Sensation” 260).10 A subject of contention...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Daniel Williams This essay considers the significance of rumor in the work of Thomas Hardy, anchoring its claims in a reading of Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891). I argue that rumor conditions the narrative movement of this novel through its linked operations in social space and bodily sensation...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): 398–422.
Published: 01 November 2003
...: Harcourt Brace, 1953 . "Newforms for our new sensations": ~ooIfandthe Lesson of Torts RAVIT REICHMAN It must not be forgotten that "duty" got into our law for the very purpose of combating what was then feared to be a dangerous delusion that...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 451–459.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Meegan Kennedy Literary critics' work on the sensation novel has often focused on these novels' purported ability to create affect—specifically suspense, shock, and fear—in their readers. This critical emphasis on how novels reproduce affect in the reader overlooks how they record affect...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the Artist as a Young Man , where Stephen Dedalus's low vision draws his attention to sensations that repeatedly distract from his bildungsroman plot. The low-vision characters of Ulysses then offer a conclusion to this strategy in the way they altogether abandon progress to make a narrative of...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... sensational bestseller Ben-Hur _(1880). At the same time, authors of Jesus novels somehow had to negotiate the sacral quality of the imago Christi within the formal constraints of the literary portrait. At their most daring, literary portraits of the historical Jesus, whether they subvert or reify Christ's...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
...—even beliefs not ordinarily understood as beliefs, such as sensations and emotions. Rather than advocating the “feeling of satisfaction and self-congratulation” that Newman identifies with certitude, Wilde seeks to make paradigmatic the ambiguity and, even more important, the vicariousness that he...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 431–436.
Published: 01 November 2009
... event in the evolutionary history of this theme was the Indian Mutiny of 1857, and one text that translated this lesson of the Mutiny most powerfully for popular thinking was Mary Elizabeth Braddon's famous sensation novel Lady Audley's Secret (1861-62). © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in which an emergent fashion industry summons women to abandon the corset in public and enter the fantasy worlds of modern dress designs that accentuate the body and stimulate its desires, so too are novelists issuing similar summons. Such sensational novels as Bram Stoker's Dracula and George du...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 August 2014
... politics is shaped first and foremost by a sustained inquiry into the poetics of sense, or an aisthesis (the experience of sense, sensation, and sensibility), I try to bridge the conceptual gap he establishes between the sensible of aesthetics and the sensible of politics. Using a postcolonial novel, Tahar...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Vanessa Ryan ANNA MARIA JONES, Problem Novels: Victorian Fiction Theorizes the Sensational Self (Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2007), pp. 163, cloth, $34.95. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 What Novels Do anna maria jones, Problem Novels: Victorian Fiction...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 158–180.
Published: 01 August 2004
...: Feminism, Mass Culture, and Victorian Sensationalism . New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1991 . Edwards , P.D. Some Mid-Victorian Thrillers: The Sensation Novel, Its Friends and Its Foes . St. Lucia: U of Queensland P, 1971 . Elam , Diane . “White Narratology: Gender and Reference in Wilkie...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 343–349.
Published: 01 August 2010
... between the kind of epistemological uncertainty he values in his cadre of sensational modernists and that of high modernism tout court. The force of Entin’s argument is most firmly established in the second introductory chapter, which situates the broader politics of modernist sensationalism...
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Sensational Modernism. JEANNE FOLLANSBEE QUINN is Lecturer on History and Literature and Assistant Director of Studies for the Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University. C%IRISTINA BRITZOLAKIS is Lech~rerin English and Comparative Literary Studies at the...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Daly's argument. His attention to the 1860s and the railway spans two chapters and piquant readings of an assortment of texts. In chapters on sensation drama and fiction, Daly considers plays by Boucicault and Augustin Daly. He indudes references to Dickenq and offers a pointed note on Wilde's Tke...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2000
... study in the development of the history of indi- vidualism-the history that forms and shakes the modern world. It tells of publicizing and making sensational the domestication of nineteenth-century life and ideology. Its overall subject is the making and the significance of Victorian domesticity...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Roger Luckhurst DALY NICHOLAS , Sensation and Modernity in the 1860s ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2009 ), pp. 264 , cloth, $88.00 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Chambers Ross . “The Unexamined.” Whiteness: A Critical Reader . New...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 196–211.
Published: 01 August 2000
... ‘Sensational’ about the ‘Sensation Novel’?” Ed. Lyn Pycket. Wilkie Collins . New York: St. Martin’s, 1998 . 30 –57. Collins , Wilkie . The Moonstone . London: Chancellor, 1994 . Collins , Wilkie . No Name . New York: Oxford UP, 1993 . Collins , Wilkie . The Woman in White...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 November 2013
... observes a “shift in literary uses of the moment from an affective to a symbolic register” (10). The physical shocks and sensations produced by the abrupt rhythms of new technology give way to a new understanding of time: where in the early nineteenth century the objective of “artistically shaping...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2005
...ELAINE FREEDGOOD CATHERINE GALLAGHER, The Body Economic: Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the Victorian Novel (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2006), pp. 240, cloth, $29.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 The Malthusian Unconscious...