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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2000
... FALL 2000 and Labour reads as anti-homosexual and reflects the sexualization and patholo- gizing of the "homosexual" which took place late in the nineteenth century, then in The Story of an African Farm (1883), by contrast, a "Hellenist" ideology is strongly present. In that earlier work, its...
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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 as testimony—a plea, a record of assault. Or better, a complaint. Pamela herself characterizes her story this way: 1 O Let me take up my Complaint, and say, Never was a poor Creature so unhappy, and so barbarously used, as your poor Pamela! . . . But if my Head and Heart will let me...
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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 (1999) 33 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 1999
...MEG ALBRINCK Woolf's War Stories KAREN L. LEVENBACK, Virginia Woolfund the Great War (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1999), pp. 208, $34.95. In his memoirs, Leonard Woolf calls her "the least political animal that has lived since Aristotle invented...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 August 2000
...ELIZABETH KOWALESKI WALLACE 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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2018) 51 (3): 438–460.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that attend upon this place. What might it mean, in fact, for Foe' s ending to cross the Novel's thresholds only to stage a total “blackout” of the realist novel's meaning-producing mechanism and the story of individual experience the genre has valorized? This article draws on Coetzee's unpublished notebooks...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 10–12.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alexander R. Galloway In her book Plasticity at the Dusk of Writing, philosopher Catherine Malabou tells a story about the historical end of reading and writing and their reinvention in a new form. The new mode is seen most vividly, suggests Malabou, in the cerebral plasticity of the brain...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 27–29.
Published: 01 May 2012
... been scriptural. We might also remember the existence of important efforts to make explicit what is specific to the practices of reading. Recalling the existence of gossip, tales, and oral epics, we should not equate stories or narrative fictions with novels or the reading of novels...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the novel. The religious goal of the novel is to console women with the belief that the men they have lost are not dead, not absent, but present. The narrative implication of a belief in which death does not mark the difference between past and present is a story that does not know what tense to tell itself...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... previously been afforded, especially as that story involves the blurry edges of the modern subject. It is precisely where the novel's naturalist concern with materiality confronts a modernist preoccupation with interiority that An American Tragedy provides a crucial glimpse into the kinds of persons...