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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 198–218.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Greiff. Cambridge: MIT P, 1998 . Heller , Agnes . A Theory of Modernity . Oxford: Blackwell, 1999 . Hogg , James . The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner . Ed. John Carey. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1999 . Kant , Immanuel . Critique of Pure Reason . Trans...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Ian Duncan This essay analyzes the challenge issued by James Hogg's The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824) to the liberal regime of early nineteenth-century British fiction. Hogg's novel narrates the formation and dissolution of the fanatic whose subject position...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 2009
... well-known texts like Scott’s Rob Roy (1817) and Hogg’s Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824), but their republication here, interspersed with readings of more obscure contemporaneous texts and framed by the book’s suggestive broader arguments, only heightens their clarity...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Novel and the Machine in the Eighteenth Century 337 ian duncan Fanaticism and Civil Society: Hogg’s Justified Sinner 343 jane elliott The Return of the...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... Vol. 1 (1995), pp. 287, cloth, $98.00, paper, $18.00. Jill Rubenstein, ed., with Douglas S. Mack, Anecdotes of Scott. Vol. 7 (1999), pp. 129, cloth, $98.00, paper, $24.00. P. D. Garside, ed., The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner. Vol. 9 (2001), pp. 261, cloth, $98.00...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 May 2019
... instrument or a step, not just as a cautionary tale, but as actually constitutive of his view of God and truth” (62–63). Fear is not reason's absence but its resonant frequency, where privation is “capable of a positive sense” that imbricates the sinner's fear of hell within “an evidentiary sphere of...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 477–480.
Published: 01 November 2014
... repurposing as trash because of the cheap price required for circulation among the poor, they make no promise of freedom or social mobility but signify instead the subordination of their recipients as lower-class sinners or racial others in need of salvation. In fact, they represent the very opposite of...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2018
... accountability” (21). The following four chapters and epilogue—focusing respectively on Jane Austen's Mansfield Park , James Hogg's The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner , Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities , William Godwin's Caleb Williams , and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein —trace...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 13–18.
Published: 01 May 2012
... complex- ity, including scenes in which the same character reflects upon his or her own mental states. For example, Robinson Crusoe may go from imagining God’s atti- tude toward him, poor sinner, to remembering what he used to think about what he would feel were he to find himself in a certain...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to whom her white characters can appeal for “moments of grace, but which are also invari- ably moments of race” (91). Who better but a dark Jesus to forgive sinners and so “lighten” their spiritual load? Barth has a markedly different take on whiteness. In Duvall’s fourth chapter, the white...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 380–386.
Published: 01 November 2009
... that brush up against Calvinism, such as James Hogg’s Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824) and God- win’s Caleb Williams (1794), as they adjust to the problem of how to act in a world where individual actions may have no final effect or where their effects cannot be...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Justice, Hogg, James II: 380 The Private Memoirs and Confessions of Caleb Williams, II: 380 a Justified Sinner, I: 343; II: 380 Goldsmith, Oliver homoerotic plot, II: 497 The Vicar of Wakefield...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... r a n k ­e n ­s t e i n , for example, and in James Hogg’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1823), readers are repeatedly jolted between giving credence to a story and distancing themselves critically from it. Rather than being an obstacle to a novel’s seeming “real,” this awareness of...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 45–65.
Published: 01 August 2004
...-Representation in Britain, 1832–1920 . London: Oxford UP, 1991 . Gaskell , Elizabeth . Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life . 1848. Ed. Stephen Gill. London: Penguin, 1970 . Gough , John . An Autobiography . Boston, 1850 . Hall , John Vine . The Author of “The Sinner’s Friend...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Feminism: The Professionalization of Gender from Charlotte Smith to the Brontës . University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1995 . Hogg , James . The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner . Ed. Robert M. Adams New York: Norton, 1970 . Hogle , Jerrold E. “‘Frankenstein...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the pilgrim Dante’s dialogue with the sinners he encounters, of ‘‘other hierarchical systems of a physico-cosmological or historical-political order’’ (190). In the end, the poet Dante achieves an unprecedented gural realism’’ (196) in which ‘‘the historical and individual man’’ eclipses ‘‘the...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Court of Chancery, most pestilent of hoary sinners, holds, this day, in the sight of heaven and earth” (14). No one slips and slides better than Chancery, whose “groping” and “floundering” has created a bureaucratic world where lawyers are “mistily engaged in one of the ten thousand stages of an endless...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 November 2020
... countenance” (256), she quips. Unlike his illustrious literary forbear, however, Rayment is completely devoid of the quixotic facility to invest his suffering with enchantment. If in Cervantes's Don Quixote Sancho Panza soberly observes, “[I]t's my opinion, simpleton and sinner though I am, that it isn't...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 28–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 November 2010
... nineteenth century, the notion that the disease fits the patient’s character, as the punishment fits the sinner, was replaced by the notion that it expresses character. It is a product of will” (43). The disease Sontag has most in mind is tuberculosis, because it seemed to some so obviously the...