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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 176–196.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jonathan H. Grossman Critics have long conceded that the characters in A Tale of Two Cities are noticeably not fleshed out as individuals by the historical context of the French Revolution, and recently we have begun to figure out why: Dickens is depicting the French Revolution as a struggle to...
Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 409–425.
Published: 01 November 2017
... fiction genre fiction postcolonial fiction science fiction smart cities urban studies Something has happened to postcolonial fiction. Recent city novels set in the global South often depart from earlier postcolonial fiction, in which the sense of geopolitical possibility remained tethered to the...
Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 63–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... their inhabitants. Similarly, the life of the city's buildings appears to merge into the life of its population. The city itself suffers the effects of urban pollution: “Animate London, with smarting eyes and irritated lungs, was blinking, wheezing, and choking” (420). The same principle produces life...
Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 317–319.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the Rise of Creative Writing (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2009), pp. 480, cloth, $35.00. Write what you know. Find your voice. Show, don’t tell. As I approached Mark McGurl’s The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Cre- ative Writing, I expected to engage a smart (Harvard University...
Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 470–474.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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. So there is Austenphilia...
Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
...: Macmillan, 1950 . Chow , Rey . The Age of the World Target: Self-Referentiality in War, Theory, and Comparative Work . Durham: Duke UP, 2006 . Daudet , Léon . La Guerre Totale . Paris: Nouvelle Librairie Nationale, 1918 . Grayling , A. C. Among the Dead Cities: The History...
Novel (1 May 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...
Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Americans' lack of leisurely, civilized pursuits. Of Cincinnati's rapid growth and prosperity, she observes, Some of the native political economists assert that this rapid conversion of a bear- brake into a prosperous city, is the result of free political institutions; not being very deep...
Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... . Bond , Horace Mann . “What the Army ‘Intelligence’ Tests Measured.” Opportunity 2 . 19 ( 1924 ): 197 –202. Busby , Mark . Ralph Ellison . Boston: Twayne, 1991 . Butler , Robert . “The City as Psychological Frontier in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man and Charles Johnson's Faith...
Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 272–291.
Published: 01 August 2018
... dull that he cannot work out what is going on but never quite smart enough to stay ahead of the unfolding conspiracy. The aesthetic development of a speculative generic hybrid combines elements of dystopian realism, detective fiction, and the thriller. These are all generic traditions in which...
Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 66–85.
Published: 01 August 2004
... storm brewing within the "fictitious system." Robert Martin and George Knightley, "high farm- ers" both, carry on with their schemes for agricultural improvements as if there were no tomorrow; there is no hint of collapsing fortunes among the town's citi- zens, while life in Highbury transpires...
Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Ann , ed. Carol in a Thousand Cities . Greenwich : Fawcett , 1960 . Auden W. H. Letter to Patricia Highsmith . n.d. Scrapbook 1, Box B4–b2–SCR1 . Patricia Highsmith Papers . Swiss Literary Archives , Bern . Berlant Lauren . The Female Complaint . Durham : Duke UP...
Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... that city. She also knew the autodidact and proliﬁc writer Bamford quite well and thus had an example of the kind of laboring-class person whose reading was quite 2 See also Martha Vicinus, The Industrial Muse: A Study of Nineteenth-Century British Working Class Literature, David Vincent...
Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... the Ohio valley, Rice was taking his new Jim Crow act east, while the Beechers were in Hartford, readying their wagon for Cincinnati, a city Rice had recently set ablaze with Jim Crow fe- ver. The Beechers passed through New York and Philadelphia just as Rice was rolling up the Atlantic coast...
Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Everyman's Library Series, founded in 1906, took its name not only from the medieval morality play but from the newly literate democratic citi- zen whom Dent hoped to bring into the discussion of culture, through attractive and well-made clothbound classics, at one shilling a volume. Alongside the de...