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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 176–197.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... Stape , J.H. “‘Conrad Controversial’: Ideology and Rhetoric in the Essays on the Titanic.” Prose Studies 11 ( 1988 ): 61 –68. Wollaeger , Mark . Conrad and the Fictions of Skepticism . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1990 . "Speech Was of No Use": Conrad, a New Journalism...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 400–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Martin Zirulnik Odd phrases—certain vaguely humorous idiomatic figures of speech—are far too instrumental in the narrative development of Crane's fiction to be considered incidental, though their precise role remains obscure. At times, particular phrases and figures even seem to exert a surreal...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
... alternatives. In Hogg's fiction, divergence in belief does not solely or inevitably occur at the level of speech itself, but may also be found at the level of incident, plot, character, or motive—in the question of what makes a given occurrence into a “story” at all. Hogg strives for a sort of epistemological...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., rhythms of speech, accent and intonation, word choice, etc.) reveals the occurrence through the use of those features of key forms of sociocultural activity (the production and maintenance of social identities, the reproduction of aspects of a social order, attempts to modify some part of that order...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., as Bruno Bosteels rightly notes, “displays a brilliant use of the free indirect style of speech.” Style regards the arrangement of peoples, places, and events into collectivities. In this essay I elaborate Rancière's political style of writing. I begin by tracing Rancière's debt to Karl Marx's critique...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Mitchell Trust's accusation of copyright infringement took advantage of the fair use doctrine in US copyright law, which protects the literary communication of free, political speech. While Houghton Mifflin was ultimately successful—insofar as it won a favorable verdict from a court of appeals, settled out...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Lloyd Pratt This essay argues that in his autobiographies, journalism, and speeches, Frederick Douglass carved out a new version of humanism that broke with both the liberalism individualism of Jacksonian America and the anachronistic civic republicanism espoused by white abolitionists. In addition...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., pp. 264, cloth, $85.00. Readers of Novel will have seen, in Ivan Kreilkamp's 1999 essay "Unuttered: Withheld Speech and Female Authorshp in lane Eyre and Villette" (Summer 1999: 331-54), a strenu- ously argued case against the "fantasy of speech as self-expression and the metaphor...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2007
... in the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europeaum . Trans. G.L. Ulmen New York: Telos, 2003 . Seeber , Edward D. “Critical Views on Logan’s Speech.” Journal of American Folklore 60.236 ( 1947 ): 130 –46. Trumpener , Katie . Bardic Nationalism: The Romantic Novel and the British Empire...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
... exposed to James's characteristically tortuous speech. One wonders how, exactly, James went about enunciating the written word in the rehearsals for The American . Surely he did not delight those present with nuanced performances of the French, British, and American accents that populate the play...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 November 2015
...” and which paled in comparison to Brown's passionate address at his trial (29). At the same time, Smith argues, the incendiary speech of Brown (and other “martyrs”) inaugurated new possibilities for fiction writers and poets: “In the story of the martyr, of innocence or righteousness condemned...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2018
... toward dialogic passing: her self-inflating speech passes for small talk. She undertakes a multitude of varied topics to impress her guests, and while they form an incongruous set of subjects (European history, urban travel, fashion), they succeed in producing a unified effect of charm and admiration...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 236–254.
Published: 01 August 2017
... provide the exemplar of how to do it. This distinction of political and domestic space is easy enough to track in the plot of Anthony Trollope's Phineas Finn (1867–68), which is my focus in this article, when household interiors provide the scene for the judgment of a parliamentary speech, 3 when...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 493–496.
Published: 01 November 2014
... as ‘‘a perverted jew’’ (101). Noting that ‘‘Casement and Bloom dissolve into the same figure’’ in a telling confusion of pronouns, Mullen argues that Casement’s queer cosmopolitanism inflects Bloom’s famous speech on love as the true basis of ‘‘life for men and women’’ (109). In an ingenious reading...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 281–306.
Published: 01 November 2000
... . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel . New York: Oxford UP, 1987 . Bakhtin , M.M. The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays . Ed. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Trans. Michael Holquist. Austin: U of Texas P, 1981 . Bakhtin , M.M. Speech Genres and Other...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 327–342.
Published: 01 November 2012
... have seen God’s foot upon the treadle of the wheel. But he has not survived to tell of it. He instead became completely submerged in what he witnessed. Pip’s “drowning” involved his becoming flooded by too much to be processed as speech. This seem- ingly infinite stream of primal inspiration...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 327–329.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Cosmopolitan (to which James contributed in the early 1890s) regarded worldliness-as "cultural capital" supplementing a coherent national identity for American women as they anerged into the national public NOVEL I SPRING/SUMMER 2002 sphere, where their speech and "virtue" became...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 5–23.
Published: 01 August 2004
... sweep of Dryden's heroic spectaculars with the minutia of reported speech and dress: his is the epic of the everyday. Lovelace does not belong in Richardson's everyday world. He is the embodi- ment of the Restoration's heroic ideology; his heroism stems from the culture and aesthetic...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2021
... regime ( “Orality” 355 ). 8 To provide a sense of Farah's reliance on figurative language, let me simply note that nearly five hundred distinct figures of speech appear in the course of a 263-page novel. Copyright © 2021 by Novel, Inc. 2021 I can remember when Somalia, the country...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 97–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., vagueness, triteness, and incompleteness of ordinary speech, especially speech misheard or misconstrued (“subtle” or “ suttee ”?). Green placed great importance on the writer's responsibility to work in the “idiom of the time” ( Surviving 97 ). Only in striving toward this goal could the literary artist...