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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Aaron Matz Two late Victorian novels—George Gissing's The Nether World (1889) and Robert Louis Stevenson's The Ebb-Tide (1894)—share something peculiar: both prominently feature scenes of vitriol thrown at or exploding in a character's face. I argue that vitriol proved alluring to these novelists...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 276–300.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Nathan K. Hensley This article suggests that by viewing world-historical situations recursively, we disclose links between apparently separate but structurally similar historical conjunctures and the cultural forms that mediate them. By examining three late-imperial texts—Robert Louis Stevenson's...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Randall Stevenson Walter Benjamin's image of the backward-looking angel of history dates from 1944 but is also relevant to earlier parts of the twentieth century, especially after August 1914. Rebecca West's Return of the Soldier is paradigmatic in theme and form of a well-charted modernist...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Philip Steer Phillips Lawrence , The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London: Race, Class, Imperialism ( London : Continuum , 2012 ) , pp. 224, hardback, $99.00 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Lawrence Phillips's The South Pacific...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... fantasies that, Kucich believes, unveil layers of meaning in British fiction unapproachable through more conventional social analyses. Novel: A Forum on Fiction 42:1  © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 132 novel | spring 2009 The chapter on Robert Louis Stevenson is the most satisfying one in...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 181–199.
Published: 01 August 2004
...: After Marx and Freud . Trans. Jennifer Curtiss Gage. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1990 . Hall , Catherine . White, Male and Middle Class: Explorations in Feminism and History . London: Polity Press, 1992 . Heath , Stephen . “Psychopathia Sexualis: Stevenson’s Strange Case.” Critical...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 491–495.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Stevenson provocatively identifies nostalgia as both an impulse internal to the period and a principal mode in which contemporary fiction relates to modernism. By mea- suring the varieties of nostalgia that manifest across the twentieth century, Stevenson is able to establish alternative continuities...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 385–392.
Published: 01 August 2016
... attempting to consider the art of fiction . ( 392–93 ) Less often cited is Robert Louis Stevenson's essay “A Gossip on Romance,” to which James was evidently responding; it was published in the same magazine a couple of years before James's article, in 1882, and reprinted in 1887 in Stevenson's...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 323–327.
Published: 01 August 2013
... “abandoning oneself to presence, to a cosmos unstructured by futurity” and its narrative of progress (116). This assertion of a space outside the social world of progress, time, and narrative reap- pears in the nature writing of two Scotsmen in California: Muir and Stevenson. While the two never met...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 505–508.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Stevenson. One cannot help but note the absence of Wilkie Collins (mentioned in passing in connec- tion with Dickens) and sensation fiction, which advertises itself as the subgenre devoted 506 novel | fall 2011 to extreme psychological states. But we soon discover that this absence is...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Blaming the System (forthcoming). bill solomon is associate professor of English at the University at Buffalo, SUNY and author of Literature, Amusement, and Technology in the Great Depression (2002). randall stevenson is professor of twentieth-century literature and head of the Department of...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 504–510.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Rachel Bowlby. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1991 . Plato . Plato's Phaedrus . Trans. R. Hackforth. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1952 . Stevenson , Robert Louis . The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde . 2nd ed. Ed. A. Danahay Martin. Peterborough: Broadview, 2005...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 480–482.
Published: 01 November 2011
... links the ethnographic project of earlier anthropologists like Edward Tylor with the Imperial Gothic of writers like H. Rider Haggard, Robert Louis Stevenson, Bram Stoker, and even to a certain extent Joseph Conrad. It is with Conrad that this book finally ends, because he allows Brantlinger...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
... chapter continues, Haggerty tracks how Godwin's Caleb Williams, Shelley's The Last Man, and Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde coalesce around an "abject male"-as well as futile male-male relations-the enervation of which signals "the end of love" and, by extension, "the end of hstory" (120...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 August 2012
... what she calls “a larger and less uniform geography.” Nathan K. Hensley’s essay, “Allegories of the Contemporary,” approaches the issue of temporality through the concept of “discontinuous historicism,” which enables him to bring together works as different as Robert Louis Stevenson’s The...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... “the romantic element” anticipated the case that Robert Louis Stevenson and H. Rider Haggard put forward for a robust adventure fiction in the 1880s. 3 Yet what is even more remarkable is James's association between Trollope and Collins. While Trollope has often been singled out as the most...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
... rule of law and rapacious resource extraction in King Solomon's Mines , the chapter concludes with Stevenson's Jekyll and Hyde (1886) as exposing both modern restraint and epic violence. As the overarching argument of the book is that Victorian writers formally expressed the contradictions of...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
... revive British culture (and indeed society) with the animating power of romance. The antirealists Lang, Robert Louis Stevenson, and H. Rider Haggard promoted swashbuckling tales and the transformative imagination over and against the tired realisms and putrid naturalisms gaining traction in the literary...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 135–157.
Published: 01 August 2004
... Ladies . Ed. Louisa C. Tuthill New York: Merrill and Baker Co., 1878 . Stevenson , Robert Louis . “The Story of a Hat Box.” 1882. The Rajah’s Diamond . London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1948 . Trodd , Anthea . Domestic Crime in the Victorian Novel . New York: St. Martin’s, 1989...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... Jill Heydt-Stevenson and Charlotte Sussman (Liverpool UP, 2008, 249–69); and “Fanaticism and Enlightenment in Confessions of a Justified Sinner,” in James Hogg and the Literary Marketplace, ed. Sharon Alker and Holly Faith Nelson (Ashgate, 2009, 57–69). Novel: A Forum on Fiction 42:2...