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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... forms of authorship that might emerge from a seizure of the Indian hand. I explore this fantasy in Flora Annie Steel's Anglo Indian novel The Potter's Thumb (1894), a text that simultaneously warns against the implications of creating a hybrid British and South Asian creative body. I conclude that her...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 May 2010
... . Ed. New Melvyn and New Joan. Vols. 1 and 2 . Gainesville: UP of Florida, 1978 . The Tatler . Richard , Steele , Addison Joseph, . Ed. Bond Donald. 3 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1987 . “My Contemporaries the Novelists”: Isaac Bickerstaff, Uncle Toby...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of information—they carry secrets about themselves (or others) that limit their relations with others. Thus, as Edward and Elinor get to know and love one another, Edward carries the secret of his engagement to Lucy Steele; as Marianne and Willoughby get to know and love one another, Willoughby carries...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 272–290.
Published: 01 November 2005
....” Genre 36.1–2 ( 2003 ): 47 –79. Spacks , Patricia Meyer . “Preface.” Persuasion: An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds, and Contexts, Reviews and Essays in Criticism . Ed. Patricia Meyer Spacks. New York: Norton, 1995 . ix –xiii. Steele , Richard . The Spectator . Ed. Donald F...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 May 2015
... a commonplace that 9/11 was so uniquely traumatic that language cannot even begin to describe it. “I have nothing to say,” Toni Morrison famously said in her 2001 poem “The Dead of September 11” ( 48 ). She claimed to have “no words stronger than the steel that pressed you into itself,” addressing the dead...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): v.
Published: 01 November 2000
... and chapters on modern literature and culture. JAMES V. CATANO is Professor of English and a mgnber of the Women's and Gender Studies Faculty at Louisiana State University. His Ragged Dicks: Masculinity, Steel, and the Rhetoric of the Self-Made Man is forthcoming from Southern Illinois University...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Schwarz, Roberto, I: 167 Becoming Jane Austen: A Life, III: 83 A Master at the Periphery of Capitalism, Spinoza, Baruch, II: 443 II: 482 Steel, Flora Annie Scott, Walter, I: 167 The Garden of Fidelity, I...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Annie Steel who, like their male counterparts, meditate upon the position of the white woman in imperial territo- ries. In the shift from the orientalist seduction fantasy to that of the colonialist rape fan- tasy, the emphasis shifts from the native woman and the white man to the rape...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2006
... created the possibility for distinctive forms of anxiety-producing activity. This is a story, as Daly neatly puts it, "that depends on the meeting of flesh and steel actually taking place-indeed being sought out" (111). That novel desire proves profoundly difficult to manage. Vaughan...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 250–271.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in the only instance where it makes direct reference to Mexico. Shortly after crossing the border into the Big Chilango, Herrera's protagonist finds herself in an unnamed city described as “an edgy arrangement of cement particles and yellow paint” (56). “Out on the concrete and steel-girder plain,” however...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 340–343.
Published: 01 August 2013
... between Willoughby and herself, he finally sacrifices that love for her rival’s money. When Elinor Dashwood receives the (incor- rect) news of Edward Ferrar’s marriage to Lucy Steele, the narrator offers a formula for the brutal certitude of facts: “Elinor now found the difference between...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 313–317.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... The discussion of Austen's Sense and Sensibility in chapter 4 similarly shreds any easy measure of “happiness” or calculable well-being with sharp-edged irony (the prompt is Elinor Dashwood's announcing to the man she loves that Col. Brandon will offer him enough money to allow him to marry Lucy Steele...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 285–289.
Published: 01 August 2020
... how Montagu's stances laid the groundwork for more abstractly aesthetic and more hortatory essays by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele, as well as for the aesthetically mediated debates on desire and self-discipline that William Wycherley stages in The Country Wife and The Plain Dealer , which...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 537–541.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of its manual failures. The remainder of the chapter focuses on Flora Annie Steel's work, especially The Potter's Thumb , a text that imagines the “fusing” of British bodies and Indian hands and the “consequences of ‘using’ other people's body parts as one's own” (64). Here, the pot itself acts...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 212–234.
Published: 01 August 2000
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... over the track at a tolerance so fine that the thermal expansion of the tracks' austenite stainless steel is always pushing the city west, onto the narrower tracks still in the shade. . . . The city sliding at its stately pace completes a revolution every 177 days. Round after round, nothing...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 November 2019
... reflection in the shining metal, imagines his future as an independent and impenetrable “man of steel” (275). Though removed from his rural surroundings, Xiangzi remains “a country boy who, unlike the city folk, did not hear the wind and mistake it for rain” (16). An empiricist for whom things are not real...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... theatrical lighting down into the dark to join her new owner, feeling something warm but unyielding, like padded steel, slide around her neck, around one wrist . . . no one spoke to her. No one would, for days. (136–37; 1st ellipsis in orig.) As the enslaved young woman slips simultaneously...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
...EUGENIA ZUROSKI Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Works Cited Addison , Joseph , Richard Steele. The Spectator . Ed. Donald F. Bond 5 vols . Oxford: Clarendon, 1965 . Austen , Jane . Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon . Ed. John Davie. Oxford...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... corsets and steel hoops in favor of clothing with flowing lines, diaphanous fabrics, and designs rich in color that invited sensual movement and reverie. Yet innovation did not end here. Lucile and Poiret were also responsible for turning fashion into theatrical performance, as fashion historian...