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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 452–471.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Alison Glassie Abstract This essay explores the intertwined oceanographic and spiritual imaginations structuring Ruth Ozeki's novel A Tale for the Time Being , which she rewrote in the aftermath of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. A Tale for the Time Being 's new, metafictional frame story...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 1999
...SRINIVAS ARAVAMUDAN In the Wake of the Novel: The Oriental Tale as National Allegory SNNIVAS ARAVAMUDAN A small dugout canoe named the Novel was sighted off the coast of Sun Juan Fernandez island, in the balmy waters of the Caribbean, during the year 1719...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 November 2000
...WILFRED D. SAMUELS JARED GARDNER, Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787–1845 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998), pp. 238, cloth, $45.00, paper, $16.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 A Tale of Two Nations, Or, Disingenuousness...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Philosophy.” Modern Language Quarterly 63 ( 2002 ): 197 –226. Frankenstein: A Child's Tale MARSHALL BROWN Mary Shelley must have been very lucky at cards. It's not as if she was unhappy at love: she was full of passions, and they were often stormily requited. But...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 May 2018
... what the silences of our tales of nature reveal. Against the grain of various leading contemporary critical currents, I would suggest that suspicion and interpretation have their place in today's world and not least in Latin American literature. 6 Attending to form and to socioecological content is...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2007
... . Arendt , Hannah . The Origins of Totalitarianism . New York: Harcourt, 1966 . Baldridge , Cates . “Alternatives to Bourgeois Individualism in A Tale of Two Cities.” Studies in English Literature, 1500–1900 30 ( 1990 ): 633 –54. Brantlinger , Patrick . “Did Dickens Have a...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 176–196.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jonathan H. Grossman Critics have long conceded that the characters in A Tale of Two Cities are noticeably not fleshed out as individuals by the historical context of the French Revolution, and recently we have begun to figure out why: Dickens is depicting the French Revolution as a struggle to...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., the form that had mastered the containment of violence was the historical novel, and Macdermots is clearly attempting to come to terms with the inheritance of Sir Walter Scott. It is equally preoccupied with the tradition of the Irish national tale, in particular with the models of national...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the shape of letters. Typography and geometry are unexpectedly crucial to the political imaginary of Jude the Obscure , which projects the malleability of social lineaments even as it tells the tale of lethally rigid norms. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Thomas Hardy geometry...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 429–448.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities to reconsiderations of Svengali, the villain of George Du Maurier's Trilby , American reactions and revisions treated British fears playfully. I argue that this form of misreading reflected more than the simple desire for national distinction. Tension between American...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
... degree zero, where various possible explanations hang in equipoise with one another. Stories accordingly often end with some seemingly unrelated detail that serves to embed the entire tale within in a universe where stories, poems, and inscriptions, each equally unlikely, are forced to compete for the...
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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 with the...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the anachronistic dream of recovering the collective experiences of preindustrial life masks the author's insertion into an industrialized system of literary production. The concluding portion of this discussion turns to F. Scott Fitzgerald's affiliated attempt to recreate or refashion the fairy tale...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 322.
Published: 01 August 2015
... tales. At the same time, in its forbidding magnificence, the style itself comes to embody some of the magisterial autonomy, the fortified inscrutability, the “stupid elegance” ( Golden Bowl 420) of that freedom from desire that for James is the truly, yet elusively, beautiful. This error has...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 May 2019
... instrument or a step, not just as a cautionary tale, but as actually constitutive of his view of God and truth” (62–63). Fear is not reason's absence but its resonant frequency, where privation is “capable of a positive sense” that imbricates the sinner's fear of hell within “an evidentiary sphere of...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 232–266.
Published: 01 August 2001
...: Penguin, 1992 . Corbett , Mary Jean . “Another Tale to Tell: Postcolonial Theory and the Case of Castle Rackrent.” Criticism 36 ( 1994 ), 383 –400. Court Intrigues, or the Secret History of Ardelisa, A Story founded on FACTS, and illustrated with Anecdotes of Persons in Real Life...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
... readers to "reel the world home," including tales told by objects, anti-slavery medallions, and the Abbe de Raynaf's Histoire des Dew lrzdes (2). Chapter 1 thus approaches the question of sentimental fiction indirectly, through mid- century theories of sympathy developed by David Hume, Adam...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Ferris , Ina . “Narrating Cultural Encounter: Lady Morgan and the Irish National Tale.” Nineteenth-Century Literature 51 ( 1996 ): 287 –303. Flanagan , Thomas . The Irish Novelists, 1800–1850 . New York: Columbia UP, 1959 . 69 –79. Gillespie , Raymond . “A Question of Survival...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 477–481.
Published: 01 November 2015
... interior self” (160). Brown gives a convincing portrait of the novel as a kind of Gothic fairy tale. Its version of allegory doubles language in such a way as to render visible the dichotomy between the unconscious and consciousness: “With his maelstrom of symbols that are simultaneously literal and...