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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 513–516.
Published: 01 November 2011
... arguments of Sigmund Freud, Julia Kristeva, Aurel Kolnai, Mary Douglas, and others, writers such as John Evelyn, John Milton, Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, and Daniel Defoe were sorting out the complex human responses to waste as something both disgusting and desirable, at once a sign of life and...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 311–315.
Published: 01 August 2014
... as Defoe’s verisimilitude andthe matter of spiritual autobiography; the ‘‘hard and ‘‘soft-school’’ readings of Gulliver among the Houyhnhnms; Jonathan Swift’s ‘‘excremental vision the formal juxtaposition of Samuel Richardson and Henry Fielding; scientific overreach in Mary Shelley’s novel...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 May 2016
... convention and consensus, definitely novels, but only debatably utopias; Margaret Cavendish's The Blazing World is surely a utopia but probably not a novel; Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels is likely both; and Aphra Behn's Oroonoko would scarcely, on many definitions, qualify as either. Yet if these...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 May 2000
...; Swift's analysis of Irish politics and his Gulliver's Travels (1726); and Joseph Addison's tragedy Cato (1713). Explaining the conjunction of texts in virtualizations and demonstrating the collaboration possible between critical agency and historical agents, Aravamudan observes about plan...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Carville. Edgeworth , Maria . Vivian . Vol. IV . Ed. Claire Connolly. Edgeworth , Richard . The Black Book of Edgeworthstown . Ms. National Library of Ireland, Dublin. Edgeworth , Richard Lovell . “An Essay on the Art of Conveying Secret and Swift Intelligence.” Transactions of...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2019
... status inconsistency in Fielding's early novels to alchemical ideas about transmutation; and situates Swift's Tale of a Tub and Richardson's Clarissa in relation to pneumatic chemistry (the science of gases). The scientific excursions in these chapters are exhaustive and intricate, and the substance...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 302–305.
Published: 01 August 2013
... are code breaking and propaganda work (novels by Christine Brooke-Rose and Muriel Spark); wartime familial relations (William Boyd, Michael Frayn, Georgina Harding, Graham Swift); collaboration (Tim Binding, Justin Cartwright, Kazuo Ishiguro, A. L. Kennedy); and sexual taboos (Beryl Bainbridge...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 285–289.
Published: 01 August 2020
... had, by the early decades of the eighteenth century, come to govern the arrangement of women's selves and their relation to domestic interiors, as Zuroski shows in chapter 4. Experiments in poetic form, especially by Pope (“The Rape of the Lock”) and Jonathan Swift (“The Lady's Dressing Room...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 550–554.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels or Robinson's amazed encounter with the sprouting wheat growing where none grew before in Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe exemplify this technique. Subsequent chapters explore specific texts to mount a two-pronged argument that traces historical changes...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 313–318.
Published: 01 August 2013
... chapters. He reads works of diverse thematic and stylistic inclination, beginning with Virginia Woolf’s posthumously pub- lished Between the Acts and Graham Swift’s Waterland, moving through Salman Rushdie’s postcolonial epic, Midnight’s Children, and finishing with Art Spiegelman’s graphic mem- oir...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 197–200.
Published: 01 August 2007
... 1898 and 1913: "These years correspond to, at one end, the launching of the industrial 'trust' boom that transformed the United States economy with awesome and, for many, awful swiftness; and, on the other end, the passage of the Federal Reserve Act, the federal government's controversial...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 460–463.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Foucauldian of Bender’s essays is “Impersonal Violence: The Penetrating Gaze and the Field of Narration in Caleb Williams.” Beginning by quoting Jacques Derrida and Jonathan Swift’s A Tale of a Tub as they articu- late counter-Enlightenment views on the “violence” implicit in the “heliological” metaphor...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... artisan’s fingers is to see deft intertwining, swift knotting, a touch certain as the grave” (Menpes 166–67; emphasis added). In her autobiography, The Garden of Fidelity, she writes, “The native carpenter’s adze is an instrument which no European workman can use without cutting his wrist, except by...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 1999
... been famous for fabulous narrative," this kind of' fiction is decried as an immature reliance on "inchantment and prodigy" involving "fairies, genii, and demons, and wooden horses, which, on turning a peg, fly through the air with inconceivable swiftness" (508). The orien- tal tale is a...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 August 2003
...: Random House, 1962 . 459 –509. Stein , Gertrude . Three Lives . Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979 . Swift , Jonathan . Gulliver’s Travels and Other Writings . Ed. Ricardo Quintana. New York: Random House, 1958 . Tindall , William York . The Literary Symbol . New York...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the Indian refusal to enter the continuum of history. The service he 6 For further analysis of Cather’s imaginary Southwest, see Guy Reynolds, Willa Cather in Context; John N. Swift and Joseph R. Urgo, Willa Cather and the American Southwest; Joseph R. Urgo, Willa Cather and the...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2001
... messengers" passing "as swift as thought" from rifles "speaking . .. in rattling voices." There is an untrans- latable language of violence that articulates the laws of the forest and the frontier. It is Slotkin's stress on style that points to some of the sensuous pleasure that comes from...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 407–411.
Published: 01 November 2000
... affective and professional ties. When Dracula attacks her, penetrating in one swift gesture both the institution's walls and the femaie body those walls were supposed to protect, "failure [rapidly becomes] the strength of Van Helsing's group: it is only when the vampire-threat comes to be located...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 472–476.
Published: 01 November 2014
... spring to mind are mostly comic: Rabelais, the Spanish picaresque, Cervantes, Swift. If we conclude that this was not just some belated canonization effect—and Dickie gives us good reasons to think that it was not, by suggesting that literary historians if anything downplay the preponder- ance of...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 464–468.
Published: 01 November 2013
... identity as significantly occasioned and enjoined—but also uniquely enabled—by the swift rise of photographic technologies. The book’s first chapter centers on Hawthorne’s The House of Seven Gables; Burrows reads the novel as inflecting the tautological nature of the photograph—in which the...