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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 451–459.
Published: 01 November 2009
... community of readers. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Some Body’s Story: The Novel as Instrument Meegan Kennedy In some of my former novels the object proposed has been to trace the influence of cir- cumstances on character. In the present story I have...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Literature: An Introduction . New York: Barnes and Noble, 1979 . 133 –59. Green , Louise . “The Unhealed Wound: Olive Schreiner’s Expressive Art.” Pretexts 6 ( 1997 ): 21 –34. Jacobson , Dan . Introduction. The Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner . Harmondsworth: Penguin...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Dawn Coleman LILLIAN NAYDER, Unequal Partners: Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, and Victorian Authorship (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002), pp. 221, cloth, $35.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 No Love Story ~LLIANNAMIER, Unequal Partners...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
...; or Virtue Rewarded rights discourse injury law and literature sexual violence This article proposes that we read Samuel Richardson's Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded as testimony—a plea, a record of assault. Or better, a complaint. Pamela herself characterizes her story this way: 1 O Let me take...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 1999
...MEG ALBRINCK KAREN L. LEVENBACK, Virginia Woolf and the Great War (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1999), pp. 208, $34.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Woolf's War Stories KAREN L. LEVENBACK, Virginia Woolfund the Great War (Syracuse: Syracuse...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 August 2000
... . Berkeley: U of California P, 1985 . Telling Untold Stories: Philippa Gregory's A Respectable Trade and David ~abydeen's A Harlot's Progress ELIZABETH KOWALESKI WALLACE In the fall of 1999, U.K. Channel 4 presented another season of its "untold sto- ries." Throughout...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Vanessa Smith “Toy Stories” takes Maggie Tulliver's “grinding and beating” of her broken doll in The Mill on the Floss as a starting point for thinking about manifestations of childish distress, rage, and shame in the nineteenth-century novel. Using Melanie Klein's play theories, it argues...
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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 (2013) 46 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., but it remains understudied. I turn to Wright's Depression-era story, originally published in Uncle Tom's Children: Four Novellas , because he explores a similar question regarding the 1927 Mississippi Flood, which many consider the precursor to Hurricane Katrina. Wright's story not only clues readers...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and her female narratee, the story of the heterosexual subject, which the eighteenth-century novel seems bent on confirming, is revealed as a story of the failure or incompleteness of the novel's own heteronormative project. Nineteenth-century novels eschew the structure of what I call the sapphic...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., the story seems bound to enforce the logic of the existing social order. This essay reads Hardy's last novel in quite another political light. Turning to Jacques Rancière's analysis of the politics of literature, it suggests that the novel genre finds a basis for radical political transformation...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Barry McCrea This article proposes a new account of sexuality and narrative in Bram Stoker's Dracula . It suggests that the two plot strands of the novel—the petit bourgeois narrative of Jonathan and Mina's courtship and the gothic story of Jonathan's imprisonment by Count Dracula—are two different...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Catherine Fung Monique Truong's 2003 novel The Book of Salt is a fictionalized story of a gay Vietnamese chef who, while working in the household of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, briefly meets Paul Robeson and Ho Chi Minh. Rather than assume that the inclusion of historical persons...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Morgan Day Frank Abstract Longer than a short story but shorter than a novel, the novella appears to occupy a clear formal niche. However, novellas have posed problems for even the most basic taxonomies of literary criticism and publishing. Though the novella is defined by its length, length alone...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... differences is central to the moral economy of mid-nineteenth-century realism. To live inside a liberal dispensation that takes its realist fictions seriously means recognizing the work that characters like Pip in Dickens's Great Expectations (and persons like ourselves) put into stories about our own...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 323–343.
Published: 01 November 2015
... incompatibility of modernity and tradition, the West and the rest. This is best seen in his inability to narrate the story of those “unconscious pilgrims of an exacting belief” that occupy the absent center of his text, precisely those subjects who are the focus of Ghosh's story of a repurposed slave ship...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
... for “higher” pursuits—a transparent means to other ends. But the sway the concept of “progress” exerts over images of forward movement, specifically the movement of stories that shape cultural notions of what makes a life worthwhile, is such that these narratives are seldom read on their own terms. Conversely...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Franco Moretti My essay poses three questions: Why are novels in prose? Why are they so often stories of adventures? Why was there a European but not a Chinese rise of the novel in the course of the eighteenth century? Disparate as they may sound, the questions have a common source in the guiding...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 423–430.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Americans and abolitionists found in Bleak House a material and imaginative resource for their efforts to tell the stories they wanted to tell and build the communities they sought to build. They did so even though Bleak House not only fails to imagine a community that includes Africans, African Americans...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 60–64.
Published: 01 May 2010
... between making characters and making trouble that undermines the stories we tend to tell about the novel and its subjects. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Make No Mistake: Getting It Right in The Princess Casamassima Kent Puckett . . . a character of this kind could...