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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Patrick O'Donnell James Phelan , Somebody Telling Somebody Else: A Rhetorical Poetics of Narration ( Ohio State UP , 2017 ), pp. 304 , cloth, $89.95 . Copyright © 2020 by Novel, Inc. 2020 Of roughly the same vintage as he, though possessing entirely different theoretical...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 429–448.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Charles . “ His Brown Paper Parcel .” Somebody’s Luggage . London : Chapman and Hall , 1862 . 138 – 56 . Dickens Charles . “ His Leaving It till Called For .” Somebody’s Luggage . London : Chapman and Hall , 1862 . 1 – 24 . Dickens Charles . The Letters of Charles Dickens...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 474–481.
Published: 01 November 2009
... inches and somebody on the other end exclaimed, ‘Neigh- bors, have ye got room for a few new-born lambs (95). When Gabriel then enters, the lambs hang in “embarrassing attitudes” around his shoulders. What seems embarrassing here is in part the undermining of the primacy or priority of the human...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 August 2010
... . Toronto: Broadview, 1996 . ———. Little Dorrit . Ed. Small , Helen and Stephen Wall. London: Penguin, 2004 . ———. “Nobody, Somebody, and Everybody.” Household Words 30 Aug. 1856. Rpt. in Dickens' Journalism, Vol. 3:“Gone Astray” and Other Papers from Household Words, 1851–59 . Ed...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., as Trevor Phillips did with Gunst, because he feels “somebody should put all of this craziness together, because no Jamaican can do it, brother, either we too close or somebody going to stop we” ( James 568 ). And Pierce runs the very danger that the real Trevor Phillips ran, miraculously surviving one...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 2014
... smile, my words everything about me was there as a whole. I could be both respectable and unworthy of respect, both perfect and flawed, both dressed and naked. Both woman and human’’ (189). Aysel finally realizes that she is flesh and blood, somebody who is not just a ‘‘pile of ideas as she used...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to some larger interest: Because I think in a way, most of us, politically, are butlers. You know, we do our Jobs, we serve some corporation or cause or maybe a country—but most of us, we just do our individual jobs and we offer up our little contribution to somebody upstairs. . . . I think...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 470–474.
Published: 01 November 2021
... somebody else's shoulders, I finally decided, after much to-and-fro, against framing my review as a letter to the four authors. I have been second-guessing that decision; likewise my decision to refer to the authors as Chihaya, Emre, Hill, and Richards, instead of taking my cue from their letters...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 May 2016
... multispacial and multitemporal dimensions, the novel literally can bring all spaces and times within itself. Joseph Conrad's plots and narratives unfold within different locations in time and space. The same event can be talked about by somebody located in a different corner of the world at a time long after...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 218–239.
Published: 01 August 2022
... the absence of the very social determinations that make Emma who she is: “Harriet Smith was the natural daughter of somebody. Somebody had placed her, several years back, at Mrs. Goddard's school, and somebody had lately raised her from the condition of scholar to that of parlour-boarder. This was all...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the way things are, of taking things for granted in the interest of practical deliberation. “I think one always does take things for granted until somebody proves that it is not so,” says Mrs. Houghton (200; pt. 2). She is speaking about the presumption of legitimacy of her nephew but might as well...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 May 2013
... IN TESS 99 at this moment, on its way: “‘Why don’t somebody tell him all about me?’ she said. ‘It was only forty miles off—why hasn’t it reached here? Somebody must know (252). It is at this point that Hardy’s narrator weighs in with a sense of tragic emphasis: “Yet nobody seemed to know...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 318–325.
Published: 01 August 2009
... somebody else’s present, and it is usually past. The novel’s now is conventionally tensed as the past but decoded by the reader as a kind of present, encoding in tense a relationship between a present moment and some future moment from which it will be narrated. In the middle section of this essay...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 373–379.
Published: 01 November 2009
... to lose no time, lest somebody else should come in. They were obliged to move. Anne talked of being perfectly ready, and tried to look it. . . . (225; emphasis added) Austen sets the temporal registers in wrenching competition, with the result that there is no time, almost no tense...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 272–290.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... In her account of the rise of the novel, Catherine Gallagher suggests that the crucial difference between the roman b clef and the new style of fiction was that the former were about Somebody while the latter were about Nobody. It could also be that where the older form preserved the social...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 321–328.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Slavoj . Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? Five Interventions in the (Mis) Use of a Notion . 2nd ed. New York : Verso , 2011 . ...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 November 2010
... there?” Clym asked. “No—not a bit in the world. Now they are all holding up their glasses and drink- ing somebody’s health.” “I wonder if it is mine?” “No—’tis Mr. and Mrs. Venn’s.” (387) What would it look like, one wonders, if they did care? How would a toast to Clym look different...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., but it is clearly not the narrator. At the same time that art seems to make us aware of who we “really” are, therefore, it also makes us experience that self as if it belonged to somebody else. And, of course, this seems to be precisely the point, for this vicariousness, self-alienation, or internal...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2003
...: Beacon, 1994 . Bernstein , Michael Andre . “The Poetics of Ressentiment.” Rethinking Bakhtin: Extensions and Challenges . Ed. Gary Saul Morson and Caryl Emerson. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 1989 . 197 –223. Buettner , Elizabeth . “From Somebodies to Nobodies: Britons Returning Home...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 245–267.
Published: 01 August 2006
... with the continent. We were a small part of somebody else's "overview": tve were part first of the Spanish story, then of the British story. Perhaps the school histories could be written in no other way. We were, after all, a small agricultural colony; and we couldn't say we had done much I grew...