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Novel (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 (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 (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 (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 (2004) 37 (1-2): 181–199.
Published: 01 August 2004
... 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 Quarterly 28 ( 1986...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., 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 the book and best...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 385–392.
Published: 01 August 2016
...David Konstan 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 Memories and Portraits . Stevenson...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 323–327.
Published: 01 August 2013
... 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, they resided simultaneously in the Bay Area and wrote...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 491–495.
Published: 01 November 2013
... this rubric. In many ways, the collection embraces a nostalgia for modernism, and the opening essays take this historical orientation as their conceptual center of gravity. Turning away from the Poundian cliché that has long identified modernism with a will to “make it new,” Randall Stevenson...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 504–510.
Published: 01 November 2009
... that there is something inhuman about Edward Hyde, though it certainly takes a while before the characters get around to saying this. By the time Gabriel John Utterson blurts out that “the man seems hardly human” (Stevenson 42), an aura of the rhetorical sublime seems already to have settled about Hyde. “I really...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 505–508.
Published: 01 November 2011
... experience. After an opening chapter that focuses our attention on mental states that call individual agency into question, Matus offers close readings of these states in works by four Victorian novelists—Elizabeth Gaskell, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, and Robert Louis Stevenson. One cannot help...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of “discontinuous historicism,” which enables him to bring together works as different as Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Giorgio Agamben’s Homo Sacer, and Jonathan Franzen’s 2001 novel The Corrections. What Stevenson’s, Agamben’s and Franzen’s works have in common, he...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... 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 conventionally realist of mid-Victorian authors, 4 Collins...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... 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 English...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
... and mass culture both eclipse realism in the 1880–1910 period in Britain. Trotter's narrative takes in late Victorian writers like Stevenson, Haggard, and Stoker, who converge with such key modernists as Ford Madox Ford, D. H. Lawrence, and Wyndham Lewis in a literary genealogy defined by its “anti-mimetic...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 480–482.
Published: 01 November 2011
... 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 to make...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 135–157.
Published: 01 August 2004
... 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 . Trollope...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 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). Pushing against the limits...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 November 2018
... States, William Dean Howells's and Henry James's reflective interiority and free indirect discourse. Tracing the empire's political strategies of 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...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... Stevenson , John Allen . “A Vampire in the Mirror: The Sexuality of Dracula.” PMLA 103 ( 1988 ): 139 –49. Stoker , Bram . Dracula . 1987. New York: Penguin, 1994 . Wicke , Jennifer . “Vampiric Writing: Dracula and Its Media.” ELH 59 ( 1992 ): 467 –93...