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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 May 2017
... not because they want to put down roots in the country but because they want to “go nonnative”: to feel the pleasure of being a stranger and of dwelling in a language not their own. Like McCrea's excellent first book, In the Company of Strangers: Family and Narrative in Dickens, Conan Doyle, Joyce...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Wolff. New York: Free Press, 1950 . The Sociology of the Novel: George Eliot’s Strangers Gage McWeeny Certainly nothing at present could seem much less important to Lydgate than the turn of Miss Brooke’s mind, or to Miss Brooke than the qualities...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Nathan K. Hensley McWeeny Gage , The Comfort of Strangers: Social Life and Literary Form ( New York : Oxford UP , 2016 ), pp. xiv. + 225 , cloth, $65.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 In the hour or so before the crowd began to move at the Women's March in Washington...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2000
... into intellectual life, it is not through the female protago- nist Lyndall but through the boy, Waldo Farber, the subject of "love glances" toward an unnamed male Stranger who leaves him with a book. Although in principle leaving no place for the woman, the masculine erotic model is used cryptically...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 153–157.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Douglas Mao McCREA BARRY , In the Company of Strangers: Family and Narrative in Dickens, Conan Doyle, Joyce, and Proust ( New York : Columbia UP , 2011 ), pp. 265 , paper, $27.50 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Works Cited Conan Doyle Arthur...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and seek to articulate a new liberal individual that hinges on the presence and acknowledgment of strangers, and in this respect they diverge radically from the norms of individualism being articulated elsewhere. These authors do not seek to communicate a universal human experience, an essential...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 November 2011
... . “Democracy vs. the Melting Pot.” Nation 18 Feb. 1915 : 190 – 94 ; 25 Feb. 1915: 217–20 . Park Robert . “Human Migration and the Marginal Man.” American Journal of Sociology 33 . 6 ( 1928 ): 881 – 93 . Simmel Georg . “The Stranger.” The Sociology of Georg Simmel . Ed...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 502–505.
Published: 01 November 2012
... than find it curious that “a group of strangers suspend[s] our mutual wari- ness to engage suddenly, totally, in the question of another person’s soul” (xi), Vermeule makes it seem an entirely ordinary impulse. Aligning herself with such recent evolution- ary theorists of narrative as Joseph...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... : Stanford UP , 1998 . Schmitt Carl . Political Theology: Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty . Trans. Schwab G. . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1985 . Simmel Georg . “The Stranger.” The Sociology of Georg Simmel . Trans. Woolf Kurt H. . New York : Free Press...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 497–501.
Published: 01 November 2012
... cartomancy and gothic novels enchant by rendering coincidence uncanny, and Molesworth concludes 500 NOVEL | FALL 2012 chapter 6 by offering an explanation for the most prominent form of coincidence in gothic novels: chance meetings between apparent strangers who turn out...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... positive knowledge of the identity of his mother and siblings that reveals the most about kinlessness: “We were brothers and sisters, but what of that?” he writes. “Brothers and sisters we were by blood; but slavery had made us strangers. I heard the words brother and sisters, and knew they must mean...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... with a skeptical Jew, she is abandoned by those closest to her, impoverished, incrimi- nated, subjected to the abject humiliation of watching her personal effects ruth- lessly searched, and driven nearly to suicide; whatever happy ending remains for her resides in a future life among strangers, thoroughly...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 384–401.
Published: 01 November 2006
... as an instance of the confidence- man. Perhaps the most important instance of this problem is Charlie Noble, a stranger who appears suddenly, under the spotlight of a zoned lamp, in order to face the confidence-man head-on in a lilnd of confidence duel. The most striking feature of the chapters...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2018
... settings, as it usually presumes an intimate relationship. As Michael Warner reminds us, “[G]ossip is never a relation among strangers. You gossip about particular people and to particular people. . . . Gossip in the usual sense, by creating bonds of shared secrecy and calibrating highly particularized...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
... strikes up a conversation with a blind man in a park, he is asked, “You're a stranger here?” (22). “[H]e had heard right away that I was a stranger, something in my accent had told him” (22), the narrator thinks. This detail identifies the narrator as one of the thousands of emigrants to leave...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 322–338.
Published: 01 August 2018
... ). We are indeed enjoined to think explicitly about Open City through the lens of cosmopolitanism, since Julius sends a copy of Kwame Anthony Appiah's Cosmopolitanism to another of the novel's characters. Appiah's subtitle, “Ethics in a World of Strangers,” positions cosmopolitanism as an ethical...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 495–500.
Published: 01 November 2020
... writings. His dissatisfaction was to prove particularly fateful for Look, Stranger! (1936), a book that pitted “truth” and “heart” against “the external disorder, and extravagant lies/The baroque frontiers, the surrealist police” in its dedication to Thomas Mann's daughter Erika, whom Auden had married...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 326–351.
Published: 01 November 2004
... in a high-pitched, shrewish tone. The man with me instinctively looked up at her" (43). This man is a stranger who happens to be walking out at the same time as Marlow. Marlow continues: Whether those villagers had brought the yellow dog with them, I don't know. Anyhow, a dog...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Anthony . Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers . New York: Norton, 2006 . Bakhtin , Mikhail M . “Response to a Question from the Novy Mir Editorial Staff.” 1970. Speech Genres and Other Late Essays . Ed. Emerson Caryl and Holquist Michael. Trans. Vern. W. McGhee. Austin: U...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... utter rejection of everything that colonialism had wrought will be packaged for distant strangers whom he cannot imagine, and in the process he will be more effectively suffocated than by the noose. The snake in a box, like Okonkwo in the District Commissioner’s paragraph, is something African...