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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lauren Byler Anthony Trollope's infamous obsession with composing novels in as efficient a manner as possible founders on the rhetorical excess of the metaphors he employs to signify utility: shoes and shoe making. Like the ornate metaphors for utility that illustrate and obstruct Trollope's theory...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... When Watt paces back and forth in his bedroom, for example, he makes sure to exhaust each of the thirty-six unique ways to pace, given four distinct spots (door, window, fire, bed) within the room. When Mr. Knott puts on his shoes, he must take care to choose from every possible combination of sock...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 470–474.
Published: 01 November 2012
... HARZEWSKI, Chick Lit and Postfeminism (Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2011), pp. 264, cloth, $55.00, paper, $19.50. Shoe meets girl meets boy meets shoe. Shoes trump men. Men are shoes. Shoes are porn, of a charming sort. Sex is in the city. Austen’s in the house. Love of Jane Austen is de rigueur...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 398–422.
Published: 01 November 2003
... and addresses herself to Bonamy: "'What am I to do with these, Mr. Bonamy?' She held out a pair of Jacob's old shoes" (176). To be sure, this question could be understood as the novel's refusal of a tidy conclusion. As Christina Froula has argued, the question doubles as "a wound Compare...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 176–183.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of prejudice, Harrington’s narra- tor also implies that the Jews are attacked by London mobs during the anti-­Catholic and anti-French Gordon Riots of 1780 merely on the basis of a false association of ideas: “Unfortunately, ‘Jews’ rhymed to ‘shoes’; these words were hitched into a rhyme, and the cry...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... or shoes (two of Trollope’s most famous analogies for books) in that no one consumer would want to purchase too many, they could COHEN LITERARY COMMERCIALISM IN TROLLOPE 387 not be all that different from each other. According to this logic, then, literary commercialism...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... but in a grammar more affecting than the prose of Mary Barton and in a regular rhyme scheme, which also makes it more mentally portable than any prose could be. The poem explores the experience of cold and hunger repeatedly: God help the poor! Behold yon famished lad, No shoes, nor hose, his wounded...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
... exchange of glances: the camera's, Meiselas's, the subject's (both in the moving and still images), and ours. The tenor of the conversation changes, however, after the woman looks down again at the photograph, notices the shoes her husband wore, and declares, “Look at the shoe there. New! Brand new!” She...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 August 2009
... If the Shoe Fits . . . Trollope and the Girl 268 patricia e. chu D(NA) Coding the Ethnic: Jeffrey Eugenides’s Middlesex 278 amanda claybaugh The Consular Service and US Literature: Nathaniel...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the time that he played a role in a movie where his character awakens to discover that his legs have been amputated. The character's bewildered question became the title for the book that told Reagan's story, and Rogin makes much of the detail that Reagan's father was a shoe salesman. For Reagan, according...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
... in this book, while joyfully lobbing figures of speech. The "moral Etch a Sketch, whose ethical obligations can be erased at will," thus functions at once as a dark allusion to the presi- dency of George W. Bush (if the shoe fits) and as a commodified (trademarked) phrase, satirically disseminated (177...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 402–420.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1980 . Hayles , N. Katherine .“Traumas of Code.” Critical Inquiry 33 (Autumn 2006 ): 136 –58. Hegel , Georg W.F. Phenomenology of Spirit . Trans. A.V. Miller Oxford: Oxford UP, 1977 . The History and Adventures of a Lady’s Slippers and Shoes . London...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 157–161.
Published: 01 May 2023
... theater, the individual traveler ultimately submits to TSA regulations—removing their shoes and being blasted with X-rays—not because they have consented to a fictional reality but because they, materially, must get to where they are going (quite possibly as a condition of employment) and lack...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 166–170.
Published: 01 May 2016
... it is to be free’ said Ursula . . . when they had run and danced themselves dry” ( Lawrence, Women 141 ). Perhaps most famously, we see it when Connie Chatterley “slipped on her rubber shoes again” after making love with Mellors, “and ran out with a wild little laugh, holding up her breasts to the heavy rain...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 45–65.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., this one spatial. Dis- tracted from the array of suits by a miscellaneous collection of shoes, the narrator brings the shoes into relation with one another by imagining an elaborate dance. Here, the differences between the sturdy boots of the workers, the faded shoes of the shabby genteel...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 98–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of shoes, a packet ofcigarettes. Not enough to go around, not enough cars, shoes, cigarettes. Too many people, toofew things. What there is must go into circulation, so that everyone can have a chance to be happy for a day That is how one must see life in this counfry: in its schematic...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 97–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
... I'm not in your shoes.” “It's not as bad as that is it Richard? D'you mean you think Jane actually opposes the idea?” “Me? How should I know?” (138) Here, though Dick initially appears to offer a gloomy certainty (“thank God I'm not in your shoes”), read by John as insider knowledge...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Snow, by Yukio Mishima, chapter 34,” showing a woman in the safe space of a Ford car, emptying sand out of her shoes after an adulterous excursion, is likewise a fictional moment that spoke to the photographer. Recalling both the tonal values and the composition of Edgar Degas’s Interior, our art...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 338–368.
Published: 01 November 2001
... of the croppers' economic, social, and personal relation- shipsA2The interpenetration of social relations and aesthetic forms becomes visible in Evans's photograph of "the altar," where a pair of work shoes, mud still caked to their soles, sits beneath the table (Fig. 4). The work shoes reveal...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 August 2012
... recognizes that his rage had been triggered by sense data that he had only unconsciously registered: the faint sound of a shoe creaking on the wooden floor behind his chair in the reading room of the London Library. “This sound, I realized in retrospect, had been perched on the outer edges of my...