1-20 of 155 Search Results for

taste

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 152–156.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., 1884 . 732 . A Taste for the Everyday ruth bernard yeazell, Art of the Everyday: Dutch Painting and the Realist Novel (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2007), pp. 274, cloth, $35.00. “How is a novel written in nineteenth-century Britain or France like a picture painted...
Journal Article
Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2001
...ROBYN R. WARHOL PHILLIP BARRISH, American Literary Realism, Critical Theory, and Intellectual Prestige, 1880–1995 (New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp. 213 + x, $54.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Matters of Taste PHILLP...
Journal Article
Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2015
... peculiarity of Buell as a critic is that he has a taste for everything. Classic or contemporary, highbrow or middlebrow, formally experimental or straightforwardly realist, mainstream or marginal, Buell (in the spirit of Whitman) gives equal welcome to all, noting differences of category or provenance without...
Journal Article
Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 112–122.
Published: 01 May 2017
... styles and markets is subdued through melodrama's focus on affective rather than taste-making practices, appearing as a viable metaphor of the fate of book-objects in a zero-sum marketplace. This article focuses on Rich and Famous , which explores the question of affinity between women, lowbrow and...
Journal Article
Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Matthew Sussman For many readers, “stupidity” in Henry James signifies mental slowness, poor taste, or even moral delinquency. However, James also conceived of stupidity as a positive virtue because it promises to deliver the individual from the “ordeal of consciousness” associated with...
Journal Article
Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
... make distinctions of taste in reading various environments and scenes. The essay interprets Victor Frankenstein's artistic and scientific endeavors as a form of history painting that cannot rid itself of the “debased” genre of still life, namely, rhyparography (the painting of waste and filth). Indeed...
Journal Article
Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Jed Esty In English and comparative literature, the question of realism has reemerged in the last fifteen years as vital to readers and writers of the global novel. A realist turn, so-called, implies a shift in tastes, canons, and markets; it also entails a heightened form of disciplinary attention...
Journal Article
Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... “expectations”: stories that justify rather than explain our current standing. Is the taste for fantasy and nonrealist speculation, then, indicative of an escapist tendency to foreclose on the universalist presumptions encoded in realist fiction? The age of patrimonial agglomeration may seem a death knell to...
Journal Article
Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2013
... situate Austen within the parameters of “delicacy” and “taste” that were supposedly unattainable for the heiress. Frances Trollope, the focus of the second chapter, was subject to a markedly different reception as she was tagged by the vulgarity and materialism of her worst female char- acters...
Journal Article
Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
... ascribing the discovery to the Chinese, and by calling our taste in gardening Le Goat Anglo-Chinois" (39); Gray similarly insisted in a letter to a friend that the English owed nothing to the Chinese for their excellence in gardening. See Lovejoy, who argues that in disavowing the...
Journal Article
Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 466–469.
Published: 01 November 2012
... exponential increase in targeting qual- ity consumers.” This change in the regime of cultural production and distribution has occurred against the backdrop of “the radical devaluation of the academy and the New York literary scene as taste brokers” (7). The result has been a “taste vacuum” (81) into...
Journal Article
Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 368–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
... texts from other readers’ mindless consumption” (19). This reconceptualization of literary character meant that the nineteenth-cen- tury British novel was from the onset not only tightly bound up with projects of aesthetic “taste” but also with the devaluation of the alimentary that, ironically...
Journal Article
Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 506–511.
Published: 01 November 2012
... editions, remaining in print, and tele- vision and film adaptations (74). In this “comparative empirical study,” Turner synthesizes and tests the ideas of Pierre Bourdieu, James English, John Gulliory, and Frank Kermode about the forces that shape literary taste both within and beyond the academy (9...
Journal Article
Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Middlebrow Taste in Douglas Sirk's Imitation of Life.” The Hidden Foundation: Cinema and the Question of Class . Ed. James David E. Berg Rick . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 1996 . 114 – 37 . “Cross-Currents.” Ladder 7 . 7 ( 1963 ): 14 – 15 . Darby William . Necessary...
Journal Article
Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 432–435.
Published: 01 November 2006
... epigrammatically, an epigrammatic imagination. Epigrams are not particu- larly gothic, but the gothic and the epigrammatic share a taste for dramatic conceptual sce- narios, and perhaps also a natural drift toward hyperbole. Many of this book's strengths, and arguably all of its occasional weaknesses...
Journal Article
Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 310–312.
Published: 01 August 2013
... stoop either to the tastes of the lowbrow or to the pecuniary profits that might flow from such taste, Davis has been chastised precisely for choosing financial success and publication in middlebrow magazines. Dowling firmly challenges this assessment of Davis’s career in several ways. He insists...
Journal Article
Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
... transformation means “privileging the Anglophone world,” in Rezek's telling distinction, so that Irving's distinctly anglophilic tastes guide the new version of the text toward the embrace of English literary elites rather than a broader cosmopolitan sensibility. At a time (in the post–War of 1812 years) when...
Journal Article
Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 August 2017
... popular novel” (160) as a sifting through plots and characters' remarks for what are taken to be authorial pronouncements on art and taste. I am persuaded by the argument for the “practice of a new kind of visual attention” (120) in Victorian displays: exhibitions, galleries, and the like. Overall...
Journal Article
Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Risks of Fiction (1994), Children of Silence: On Contemporary Fiction (1998), Belle de Jour (2001), The Road to Delphi: The Life and Afterlife of Oracles (2003), Franz Kafka (2004), and Literature and the Taste of Knowledge (2005). alok yadav is associate professor of English at George Mason...
Journal Article
Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 295–297.
Published: 01 November 2005
... realist novel is often narrated-amatory fiction, sentimental fiction, Tris tram Shandy-play an important role in Nussbaum's study. She points to Shaftesbury's wndem- nation of the feminine taste for fabulous tales, itself a reiteration of wlute male anxiety about Othello's ability to attract women...