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Novel (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 (2010) 43 (2): 343–349.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and Georges Bataille—fascinated with the political potential of the grotesque. Given the saturation of the grotesque in the mod- ernist avant-garde and the various forms of modernist sensationalism within modernity’s spectacular culture (one that would join, say, J. M. W. Turner as seen by Jonathan Crary...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 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 in the 1860s, sensation fiction was 9 Shirley Jones and Marlene Tromp have written helpful studies of the implications...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 429–448.
Published: 01 November 2016
... their American misreaders, reimagining social nightmares as pleasant fantasies. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Charles Dickens George Du Maurier advertising sensationalism reception In contrast to the monstrous mob of A Tale of Two Cities , which requires the Christlike...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 451–459.
Published: 01 November 2009
...: Cambridge UP, 2004. Gallagher, Catherine. Nobody’s Story: Women Writers in the Marketplace. Berkeley: U of Cali- fornia P, 1995. Hughes, Linda K., and Michael Lund. The Victorian Serial. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1991. Kendrick, Walter M. “The Sensationalism of The Woman...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the tradition of sensationalized and feminized representations of East End life. This climate marks the first appearance of Charles Booth's empiricist studies, which are NOVEL I FALL 2007 less a watershed than a culmination of the process of social abstraction begun with the work...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2021
... hazards, and Terrible Beauty is noticeably clear-sighted about risks that extend from crypto-pornographic sensationalism to thought-annihilating sentimentality. Eide recognizes that there are many ways in which writers can, with differing degrees of cynicism, turn even the most lacerating of human...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., are shaped by sensationalism. And her discussion of the intersection of aesthetics and theories of social evolution and degeneration in Meredith draws on Francis Galton’s treatise on eugenics, Hereditary Genius. Here and throughout her project, she reflects especially on how changing attitudes toward...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 325–329.
Published: 01 August 2014
... necessary complemen- tarity of Wilde’s aestheticist sensationalism and Wells’s positivistic and ideological discur- siveness. Measured against the compositional imperative to narrate—in the sense Luka´cs developed in his criticism from the 1930s on—neither author achieves, Esty acknowledges, the ‘‘great...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2019
... be understood simply as a spillover of sensationalism from the political plot, since political melodramas rarely featured the obstruction of erotic union. 23 Impeded romance seems intended, instead, to frustrate several fundamental conventions of domestic fiction. In thematic terms, Margaret and Thornton...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 196–211.
Published: 01 August 2000
... . New York: Bantam, 1985 . Cvetkovich , Ann . Mixed Feelings: Feminism, Mass Culture, and Victorian Sensationalism . New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1992 . Deleuze , Gilles . “Coldness and Cruelty.” Masochism . Trans. Jean McNeil. New York: Zone Books, 1991 . 9 –138. Dickens...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 112–134.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Feelings: Feminism, Mass Culture, and Victorian Sensationalism . New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1992 . Deleuze , Gilles . Difference and Repetition . Trans. Paul Patton. New York: Columbia UP, 1994 . Deleuze , Gilles . The Logic of Sense . Trans. Mark Lester and Charles Stivale. Ed...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 400–409.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and death in England was ahead of and markedly different from the sensationalized novels of Indian immigration to the West produced by later US-based writers such as Bharati Mukherjee, Chitra Divakaruni, and others. On the other hand, her post- humously published novel Bombay Tiger (2008), written...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 406–424.
Published: 01 November 2019
... for its proclivity toward sensationalism. For some reviewers, Limits to Growth merely suggested another exercise in producing speculative fiction, however aggrandized or prosaic. The New York Times Book Review called it “[l]ess than pseudoscience and little more than polemical fiction” ( Passell...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
... John Berger 's idea of an “alternative photographic practice” ( About Looking 60 ) to argue that Meiselas's photographs create a “living context,” thus avoiding sensationalism and effectively becoming part of one's political memory. 5 My use of the term duration in this essay is not meant...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 135–157.
Published: 01 August 2004
... very little risk to valuable property. In reading his novel as an indictment of the Married Women's Property Act, we find that, while he initially seems to sub- scribe to the brand of criticism that sensationalizes the threat of women as prop- erty owners, he ends up taking the far more effective...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 313–337.
Published: 01 November 2001
... frames of sensationalism or sentimentalism that Crane's audience typically would have used to make sense of images of the destitute he describes. "Experiment" thus performs a rhetorical sleight-of-hand, introducing disconcerting, potentially shocking images (distended, disaggregated bodies...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 276–300.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of the waning American century, Franzen’s The Corrections. Published in 2001, this sensationally popular novel drew on short pieces Franzen had published in the 1990s and an even larger-scale unpublished social novel; its final form was drafted in the year 2000 (Heller). But what would seem to be its...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 93–118.
Published: 01 May 1999
... who use a standard of value to read in them their relative worth. When we first meet Lucinda, whose body is sensationally visible, it seems that this body must be read according to the same standards of value: her beautiful exterior hides not a lack of depth, but the bad depth of a murderer...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to Britain in the 1850s (Keywords 258). 4 One major international conflict not discussed in this essay is the Indian Uprising of 1857—an event whose discourses have been analyzed mainly for their sensationalism rather than their realism. 5 See Helen Groth and Natalie M. Houston...