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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 486–503.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kyoko Takanashi Taking Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey as a case study, this article explores how mid-eighteenth-century novels of sensibility theorized mediation—and by extension, the very act of reading. Sentimental fiction draws attention to the instability of individual feeling...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 August 2000
...ANNA MAE DUANE MARIANNE NOBLE, The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000), pp. 240, cloth, $55.00, paper, $18.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 An Uneasy Union: Pain, Pleasure, and Power in American...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
...CAROLYN VELLENGA BERMAN LYNN FESTA, Sentimental Figures of Empire in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2006), pp. 312, cloth, $55.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Refiguring the Sentimental LYNN FESTA, Senfi~nental...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Novels and the Forms of Benevolent Citizenship.” American Literature 72 . 4 ( 2000 ): 751 -82. Rescuing the Sentimental Novel cindy weinstein, Family, Kinship, and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (New York: Cambridge UP, 2004), pp. 256, cloth, £50.00...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 August 2000
...DALE M. BAUER LORI MERISH, Sentimental Materialism: Gender, Commodity Culture, and Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Durham: Duke University Press, 2000), pp. 389, cloth, $64.95, paper, $21.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Reviews...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
... value. All three writers correlate utility and gender, but it is in Trollope's works that we most clearly see the girl emerging as the absolute figure of uselessness. A Victorian cultural fetish, the girl embodies the wealth of human sentiment but also marks the place where sentimentalized subjectivity...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... bridge, we find an emphasis on the radical horizontalization of political subjectivity and power against perceived hierarchies of institutional control. The discourse of laissez-faire—and sometime democratic—horizontalization turns on affect as an organizing principle (i.e., morality, sentiment, emotion...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 240–260.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Emily Ridge Abstract In the epigraph to his 1939 novel Beware of Pity , Stefan Zweig distinguishes between a form of “unsentimental but creative” empathy and a mode of “weak-minded, sentimental pity” that serves only as a “way of defending yourself against someone else's pain.” Focusing on Beware...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 176–183.
Published: 01 May 2010
... with sentimental fiction, the novel of prejudice draws on Enlightenment theories of toleration to develop a narrative focus on the self-critical and complicit conscience. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Burke , Edmund . Reflections on the Revolution in France . 1790. Ed. Cruise O'Brien...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 523–526.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Sean McCann LEONARD CASSUTO, Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories (New York: Columbia UP, 2008), pp. 344, cloth, $79.50, paper, $13.75. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Love and Death in Detective Fiction leonard cassuto, Hard-Boiled...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 August 2003
...: The Sacrifice of Relation . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980 . Boudreau , Kristin . Sympathy in American Literature: American Sentiments from Jefferson to the Jameses . Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2002 . Egan , Ken Jr . “Hawthorne’s Anti-Romance: Blithedale and Sentimental Culture.” Journal...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 343–349.
Published: 01 August 2010
... during roughly the same period. With their shared focus on the affective challenges to sentimentalism posed by American modernist aesthetics of the interwar period, both are also timely studies—and for two reasons. First, they invite us to think anew about a swath of American history that has...
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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 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Shirley Samuels LAUREN BERLANT, The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture (Durham: Duke UP, 2008), pp. 368, cloth, $84.95, paper, $23.95. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Political Complaint lauren berlant, The Female...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 165–192.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of Joseph Andrews . Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan UP, 1959 . Bende , John . Introduction. Tom Jones. By Henry Fielding. Ed. John Bender and Simon Stern. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1996 . ix –xxxiv. Brissenden , R. F. Virtue in Distress: Studies in the Novel of Sentiment from Richardson to Sade...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 313–317.
Published: 01 August 2019
...” (3). He proposes, therefore, “a critical history of well-being, where sentimental literature of the eighteenth century provides the pivot point,” articulating the construction of emotional well-being with everything that construction disallows (3). He does not quite succeed in writing that critical...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 363–364.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Feelings and Pop-Culture Forms (Columbus: The Ohio State UP, 2003), pp. 148, $22.95. It's just over two decades since Jane Tompkins published "Sentimental Power" (which later became a chapter in Sensational Designs), the essay that pushed us to rethink the power of sentimental novels...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 291–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
... David Marshall, Adela Pinch, Jerome McGann, and Patricia Meyers Spacks. Marshall's book, The Surprising Effects of Sympathy [U of Chicago, 19881, is an especially regrettable omission in the discussions of sentimentality and theatricality.) For example, Aaron Hill later appends a list of facial...
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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...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 351–373.
Published: 01 November 2003
... UP , 1984 . Barthes , Roland . Critical Essays . Trans. Richard Howard. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 1972 . Bell , Michael . Sentimentalism, Ethics, and the Culture of Feeling . New York: St. Martin’s, 2000 . Bergson , Henri . “Laughter.” Comedy: Meaning and Form . Ed...