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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and identity. Although the mass media and other representational technologies such as cameras and film are notoriously complicit with the deterministic forces propelling An American Tragedy, I show that what counts as the “medial” in the novel appears instead in very different technologies: the stamping...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 330–350.
Published: 01 November 2003
...: Rizzoli, 1987 . Samuel , Raphael . Theatres of Memory: Past and Present in Contemporary Culture. Vol. 1 . London: Verso, 1994 . Stamp , Gavin , and André Goulancourt. The English House 1860–1914: The Flowering of English Domestic Architecture. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1986 . Stape...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
... gentleman.” . . . plotz | no future? 25 “And I was stamping my foot and screaming, when he first took notice of me, was I?” said Bella, contemplating the ankle before mentioned. “You were stamping your little foot, my dear...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 403–407.
Published: 01 August 2016
... that from youth onward, character is “molded [most notably by fictions] and takes the impression that one wishes to stamp upon it” ( 2.377b ), a mimetic lesson that, while Moses does not mention it, is quite literally inscribed in the etymology of “character” itself (from Greek, kharassein , to engrave...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 442–459.
Published: 01 November 2019
... stress, in different ways, the challenge John Henry Days poses to a basic description of what happens in it. Franzen notes that “[t]here is very little story to speak of beyond the pageant, the scripted performance, of the eponymous event” (a festival marking the release of a John Henry postage stamp...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 161–162.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the postal reforms of 1840, which sig- nificantly leveled and broadened access to the post, instituting prepaid uniform postage (stamps) and inspiring the standardization of street addresses, the rationalization and inte- gration of local and imperial bureaucracies, and the eventual adoption of public...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 332–335.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of modernist exceptionalism” (55) and in this way stamps a particu- lar imprimatur on the modernist discourse of authorship and authority. Contextualizing the writing of Ulysses within the rise of Hollywood celebrity that established star discourse always outside the cinematic text (56), Goldman argues...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 338–342.
Published: 01 August 2019
... sometimes staked the claim that narrating inconsequential made-up lives yields essential social knowledge of real ones. For Figlerowicz, that holds up where characterization is at its thinnest: what characters can reflect about persons is precisely their inconsequence, which might turn out to be the stamp...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 November 2013
... their stamp on our global moment, and as such their character- istic affects need to be named and evaluated. Is love still the erotic fuel on which novels run? What Marx explores is novels in which the affective bonds on display do not fall into the usual patterns of potential family building...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 180–201.
Published: 01 August 2001
... scattered, and fhirzk upon the fetters that are still forging for you. Attend, I say, to the threats so liberally distributed, stamped as it were, with the currency of authority,from the very mint of court confidence, and issued by the pensioned hand of the apostnte, paid by the produce...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the vibrant force of the new.5 In this moment, realism bore the very stamp of its time—that is to say, the stamp of modernity. Coinciding with the dawn of scientific positivism, realism denied the existence of a suprasensible, transcendent realm of unchanging forms or essences and seizedupon key tenets...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 431–436.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Discontents. This is the refraction that is just visible in Charles Darwin’s Descent of Man, where, for instance, he focuses on vestigial forearm hair that, as he says, “offers a curious record of our former state” (193) or what he later calls “the indelible stamp of [our] lowly origin” (405...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 May 2010
... resistance to Oprahization—he claimed that he was uncomfortable with the “logo of corporate ownership” that her (literal) stamp of approval would provide (Kirkpatrick). (This was a moment in which the industry-ness of publishing as well as anxieties about high and low culture, exemplified...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
... determinations—or imbrications at a distance—imply, we leave behind the rhetorical realm of clear-cut Manichean dichotomies—of a vaguely colonial stamp—of the civilization versus barbarism kind. In its place we find national and international inequities and their corresponding social dialec- tic...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 May 2021
... feeling, the sharpest wit, whose variations even to the point of misbehavior bore the stamp of genius? ( Corngold 26 ) By the end of the eighteenth century, writers began to reevaluate this culture of Empfindsamkeit . Sensibility and sensitivity, once considered agreeable qualities for both men...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Thomas ThistIewood8 is a pederast taking masochistic pleasure from the body of the boy slave whom, in his own way, he genuinely grows to love. In return, the young Mungo confuses pain with affection: "He pushed me to the ground in a reflex action, stamped his feet at my crotch, kicked me...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 181–199.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Carew's-and only the latter is portrayed as being directly caused by Hyde's violence. The fdl account of it occurs in four sentences which read as follows: And then all of a sudden [Hydel broke out in a greatflame of anger, stamping with his foot, brandishing the cane, and carving...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
... endured enslavement with her husband Halle and four other slave men; and the conduit between the two, the route of her escape, along which she is assisted by Amy Denver and Stamp Paid, an Underground Railroad conductor. Most especially, however, the segments of Sethe's story are connected...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 474–481.
Published: 01 November 2009
... is simultaneously complicating the category of the individual subject. Hardy repeatedly submerges Gabriel Oak’s individuality into a broader category that includes nonhuman animals. In the scene just cited, for example, Gabriel enters in this way: “A firm loud tread was now heard stamping outside, the door...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 337–360.
Published: 01 November 2006
... to the Central Station, where the craft that he is to pilot awaits him, he begins with a denial that there is anything interesting to say about the march itself. No use telling you much about that. Paths, paths, everywhere; a stamped-in ~zehuorkof paths spreading over the empty land, througjt...