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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Susan S. Lanser Scholars have rightly argued that one underpinning of the novel as it “rises” in the eighteenth century is its investment in consolidating heteronormativity. Reading narrative form as a site of sexual content, however, makes the case for a sapphic undertext embedded primarily...
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Novel (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 (2007) 40 (3): 323–324.
Published: 01 November 2007
...J. MARINA DAVIES MICHAEL LUCEY, Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust (Durham: Duke UP, 2006), pp. 336, cloth, $84.95, paper, $23.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 First Person Sexual MICHAEL LUCEY, Never Say I...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2007
...J. MARINA DAVIES MICHAEL LUCEY, Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust (Durham: Duke UP, 2006), pp. 336, cloth, $84.95, paper, $23.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 First Person Sexual MICHAEL LUCEY, Never Say I...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 165–192.
Published: 01 November 2005
... . New Haven: Yale UP, 1949 . 139 –48. "The Glorious Lust of Doing Good": Tom Jones and the Virtues of Sexuality PAUL KELLEHER Can every Thing noble, and every Thing base, be lodged togefher in fhe same Bosom...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 May 2004
...KAREN TONGSON MATT COOK, London and the Culture of Homosexuality, 1885–1914 (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003) pp. 223, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Reviews Sexuality in the City MATT COOK, London and the Culfure...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 298–301.
Published: 01 November 2005
...LISA O’CONNELL ELLEN POLLAK, Incest and the English Novel, 1684–1814 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2003), pp. 280, hardcover, $39.95 Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Incest, Sexuality, and Modernity ELLEN POLL* Incest and the English Novel, 1684-1814...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Trilby that so enthralled readers make women's sexual awakening dependent on their falling into dream states that override consciousness to highlight the body and unleash its innate desires. Revolving around depraved seductions, these somnambulist thrillers help orchestrate modern women's sexual turn...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Barry McCrea This article proposes a new account of sexuality and narrative in Bram Stoker's Dracula . It suggests that the two plot strands of the novel—the petit bourgeois narrative of Jonathan and Mina's courtship and the gothic story of Jonathan's imprisonment by Count Dracula—are two different...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and remedy is an allegory of common law justice for victims of sexual violence: it tends to treat their complaints as malevolent prosecutions, directing legal scrutiny toward the victims of sexual violence rather than toward its perpetrators. Richardson's political critique of the legal system engenders...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 254–273.
Published: 01 August 2020
... an archeologist to expose how its patriarchal logic polices women's sexuality within and outside marriage, making expressions of love quite rare. Wharton unleashes the disruptive power of love through formal experimentation, temporarily subverting her own historical realism, when she has Ellen and Archer visit...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 424–442.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., however, that Rhys's metrocolonial novel contests such measures through temporal frameworks and a treatment of sexual economies that offer contending models of formal closure, ultimately challenging the pervasive tropes of economic inclusion and exclusion in her late-imperial context. It is my argument...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 368–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Michael Parrish Lee This essay argues that modern Anglo-American reading practices are structured by a system of value that defines the social against material appetite. This system of value is at root novelistic, based in an uneven narrative and characterological dichotomy between sexual desire...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., or use. The moral purity of stupidity explains why, in the later works, James values the sexually innocent and the willfully naive, providing a key to solving some of his more puzzling love plots; aesthetically, it accounts for his fascination with symbols and inanimate objects, rendered beautiful...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 446–449.
Published: 01 November 2006
...CYNTHIA PORT FLORENCE DORE, The Novel and the Obscene: Sexual Subjects in American Modernism (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2005), pp. 184, cloth, $50.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Obscuring Obscenity FLORENCE DORE, The Novel and fke Obscene: Sexual...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 May 2018
...John Kucich A more rigorous analysis of power might have helped Jarvis assess the function of masochism in sexual ideology, but that is not this book's critical goal. Masochism, Jarvis tells us, defines “a model of sexual life against which angelic Victorian heroines define themselves” (3...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 305–309.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Joseph Litvak Michael Lucey , Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities from Colette to Hervé Guibert ( Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2019 ), pp. 344 , cloth, $90.00 . Copyright © 2021 by Novel, Inc. 2021 With Someone , Michael Lucey completes his “misfit” trilogy, which...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ‘‘In Memoriam Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman ends her stunning critique of representations of race and sexuality in African American literature with a riff on the passing of Michael Jackson, the late, great King of Pop, who died, the author tells us, just as her book was being born—that is, just as she...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 93–118.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and the Other: How Anthropology Makes its Object . New York: Columbia UP, 1983 . Fee , Elizabeth . “The Sexual Politics of Victorian Social Anthropology.” Eds. Mary S. Hartman and Lois Banner. Clio’s Consciousness Raised: New Perspectives on the History of Women . New York: Octagon, 1974 . 86 –102...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2000
... , Ruth , and Ann Scott. Olive Schreiner . New York: Schocken, 1980 . Foucault , Michel . The Use of Pleasure: The History of Sexuality , Volume 2 . Trans. Robert Hurley. New York: Random House, 1985 . Gray , Stephen . “Schreiner and the Novel Tradition.” Southern African...