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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 355–359.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jonathan Elmer In 1826, Mary Shelley published The Last Man and James Fenimore Cooper published The Last of the Mohicans . Cooper's novel uses the themes of mourning and extinction as a way of imagining the sequential unfolding in space-time that twenty years later would be labeled Manifest Destiny...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 353–376.
Published: 01 November 2000
... . de Man , Paul . Allegories of Reading: Figural Language in Rousseau, Nietzsche, Rilke, and Proust . New Haven: Yale UP, 1979 . de Man , Paul . “Autobiography as De-Facement.” The Rhetoric of Romanticism . New York: Columbia UP, 1984 . 67 –81. de Man , Paul . “Shelley...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Alexandra Neel This article examines the spaces still life in Frankenstein , arguing that Mary Shelley draws on this rich visual tradition from its humblest manifestations in the painting of food to its most conceptual in its explorations of light, human perception, and death. Following Norman...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 August 2003
... . Oeuvres complètes . 20 vols. Paris: Houssiaux, 1863 . Bann , Stephen , ed. “Frankenstein”: Creation and Monstrosity . London: Reaktion, 1994 . Behrendt , Stephen . “Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, and the Woman Writer’s Fate.” Romantic Women Writers: Voices and Controversies . Ed...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 November 2006
... "counternarrative"-that refuses this kind of unified meaning. O'Rourke is at his most compelling in his reading of Rousseau, which forms the basis of his argument and provides both the starting point and model for his further chapters on a range of writers: William Wordsworth, Mary Shelley, Charlotte...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Contributors ELSE B. MICHIE is Associate Professor of English at Louisiana State University and the author of Outside the Pale: Cultural Exclzrsion and Gender Difference and articles on the Brontes, Mary Shelley, and Alfred...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Professor of English at Tufts University. He has recently published essays on Dickens Trollope, Shelley Winters, and Adomo, and he is currently completing a book entitled Syconrlolysis: ]auis!111ess, Blnckiisting, ntld tfie Contic. PAM MORRIS is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 155–158.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Socialist Theatrical Turn,” explores the three key dramatists of the 1880s and 1890s: Shaw, Henrik Ibsen, and Percy Bysshe Shelley. The lattermost author of The Cenci is surprising to find here, but Miller fully justifies the play's importance to the socialist movement. The play was not permitted a public...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
... results in somewhat glib claims, as when Lewis is intimated to be Alfred C. Kinsey without the "dispassionate zeal" (71), or when Haggerty waxes rhetorical during an oth- erwise deft discussion of The Cenci: "Is sexology really necessary when Shelley sees through the permutation of paternal...
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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 May 2010) 43 (1): 176–183.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the monster’s confrontation with young William ­Frankenstein—the incident that provokes the monster’s first act of homicide—in Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus. This encounter takes place just after the monster has recovered from being shot by the father of a...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 November 2004
... the work in question adumbrates a vision of law indirectly-as is the case in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818). Grossman's reading of Frankenstein is his most compelling, as he examines the legalistic pleas and the contractual language through which the creature appeals to Frankenstein. The...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 432–435.
Published: 01 November 2006
... gothic emplotment in Shelley's Frankenstein. A concluding six- teenth chapter, set apart as a "postscript" and co-authored by Jane K. Brown, reads Goethe's Faust as a fulfillment and transcendence of the gothic mode. All of these chapters are interesting, witty, and knowledgeable. Most of...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 297–301.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and historical way” (3). But for Jack- son, “historical” in this sentence emphatically does not refer to distinctions between what “writing” might mean, in relation to changes in print culture, publishing practices, or con- ceptions of authorship, say, for Samuel Johnson in 1755, Mary Shelley in...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Persuasion. Idiosyncratic as this archive may be—Cowper’s works are cited on half the book’s pages while Percy Bysshe Shelley goes unmentioned—the book’s tightly curated sources ably serve its consid- erable ambition. Favret’s archive empowers her to weave a story that is both wide ranging and...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 201–204.
Published: 01 August 2004
... scientific achievements of the early nineteenth-century intellectual Mary Somerville; the connections between vision and monstrosity linking Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Shelley Jackson's hypertext Patcllwork Girl, and the theorizing of Helgne Cixous; and the "New Age evolutionary mysticism" (175...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 24–44.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Historicism . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1998 . Clemit , Pamela . The Godwinian Novel: The Rational Fictions of Godwin, Brockden Brown, Mary Shelley . Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993 . Davis , Leith . Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation, 1707–1830...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Mary Shelley’s The Last Man 355 Contributors rachel ablow is associate professor of English at the University of Buffalo, SUNY, author of The Marriage of Minds: Reading Sympathy in the Victorian Marriage Plot (2007), and editor of a special issue...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Crimes of Writing, III: 124 Shelley, Mary Stoker, Bram Frankenstein, III: 116, 176 Dracula, I: 304 The Last Man, I: 355 The Story of the Stone, III: 1 The Mortal Immortal, III: 140 storyteller, I: 253...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 112–134.
Published: 01 August 2004
...: Feminism, Semiotics, Cinema . Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1984 . De Man , Paul . “Autobiography as De-facement.” The Rhetoric of Romanticism 67 –81. De Man , Paul . The Rhetoric of Romanticism . New York: Columbia UP, 1984 . De Man , Paul . “Shelley Disfigured.” The Rhetoric of...