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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to an ongoing reconsideration of historical consciousness in the context of the climate crisis. Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles recursively activates scalar multiplicity: first, by dramatizing the intersection of scales of value, time, and space; and second, by suggesting that this drama may be understood...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Daniel Williams This essay considers the significance of rumor in the work of Thomas Hardy, anchoring its claims in a reading of Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891). I argue that rumor conditions the narrative movement of this novel through its linked operations in social space and bodily sensation...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 18–44.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Alicia Christoff This essay traces the connections between Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891) and the work of the twentieth-century psychoanalytic writer D. W. Winnicott, particularly his essay “The Capacity to Be Alone” (1958). It argues that reading Hardy alongside British object...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 107–129.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Erag Ramizi Abstract This article reads Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles as one instance of the way literary engagements with the peasant question in late nineteenth-century Europe at once shed light onto the lived experiences of rural populations and elaborated the theoretical...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 287–291.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and rewarding study of the Victorian novel and object relations psychoanalysis. First of all, it is a major contribution to the criticism on George Eliot and Thomas Hardy. The book's sustained and attentive readings of The Mill on the Floss , Middlemarch , The Return of the Native , and Tess...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 275–279.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., Abandoned Boots,” a title that aptly summarizes The Woodlanders and Tess of the d'Urbervilles (while permitting escape from the excesses of Jude the Obscure ). Ablow addresses the “personifying pathos” (118) of the wounded trees, although the suggestion that we do not normally think of trees as having...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... a broader category of animality” ( 477 ). But the scene can also be read in the context of biopolitical calculus as the statistical realization of social probability. Robin, like Tess in Tess , is unlikely to be counted (that is, to count politically) given that she is an orphaned servant with few...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and into the so-called first world, becoming part of present-day reality there—a reality emphasized through the novel’s claims to biographical truth. A related effect is created in popular novels like Tess Ger- ritsen’s bestseller Vanish, a mass-market mystery-thriller about women trafficked from Eastern...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Rider . She . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1991 . Hardy , Thomas . Tess of the D'Urbervilles . 1891. New York: Penguin, 2003 . Lang , Andrew . “Realism and Romance.” Contemporary Review 52 ( July–Dec. 1887 ): 683 –93. Lévi Strauss , Claude . The Elementary Structures...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 149–152.
Published: 01 May 2021
... sisters (Emily's Wuthering Heights , Charlotte's Jane Eyre , and Anne's Agnes Grey ); Charles Dickens's Bleak House and Great Expectations ; George Eliot's Middlemarch ; Thomas Hardy's Far From the Madding Crowd (with passages from Tess of the D'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure ); Arthur Conan...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 338–342.
Published: 01 August 2019
... for their efforts at dethroning his majesty the ego: Aphra Behn's Oroonoko , Françoise de Graffigny's Letters of a Peruvian Woman , Isabelle de Charrière's Letters of Mistress Henley , Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure , and Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time . Figlerowicz's...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 398–402.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the consciousnesses of Henchard in The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886) and Tess in Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) (85). I can see the advance, certainly, but not as a response to Ellis. Multiple influences would more likely have converged to alter Hardy's fictional art, including an increased interest...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 August 2014
... . Ed. Wilson Keith . London : Penguin , 1997 . ———. Tess of the D'Urbervilles . Ed. Skilton David . London : Penguin , 1985 . Jameson Fredric . Marxism and Form . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1971 . Lukács Georg . “Healthy or Sick Art?” Writer and Critic...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
... are—like the paired outcomes for sets of sisters in an Austen novel, or the four distinct fates of the milkmaids besotted with Angel Clare in Tess of the D’Urbervilles—pathways grooved into the floor of the novel, down which its characters will or will not roll, moved by initial input but also...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 19–22.
Published: 01 May 2012
... with a text even when the outcome is already determined and lies ahead in the pages that we have yet to read. (I’m interested in the role of repetition in this. Why do we engage in magical thinking even when we are rereading a text? I can’t be the only person who rereads Tess of the D’Urbervilles...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., and she helped design the Lenox Library's interior in a way that would have saved her character: “if Charity had only been granted access to . . . a space designed to accommodate social discourse in addition to reading and individual contemplation,” or had read works such as Thomas Hardy's Tess...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 November 2010
... –76. Scarry , Elaine . “Work and the Body in Hardy and Other Nineteenth-Century Novelists.” Resisting Representation . New York: Oxford UP, 1994 . 49 –90. Shires , Linda . “The Radical Aesthetic of Tess of the d'Urbervilles.” The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Hardy . Ed. Dale...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., II: 511 Hemingway, Ernest, III: 124 Gerritsen, Tess Herbert, Christopher Vanish, I: 349 Culture and Anomie: Ethnographic Gibbon, Lewis Grassic, III: 132 Imagination in the Nineteenth...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 86–108.
Published: 01 May 2009
... . “Mental Ludo: Ludic Elements in At Swim-Two-Birds.” Conjuring Complexities: Essays on Flann O'Brien . Ed. Anne Clune and Tess Hurson. Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies at Queen's University Belfast, 1997 . 47 -52. Deane , Seamus . Strange Country: Modernity and Nationhood in Irish Writing...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 196–211.
Published: 01 August 2000
... describes the role of such protagonists as Clarissa, Tess, Isabel Archer, and Hester Prynne in precisely these terms: In the figure of the heroine/victim is conjoined the activity of the hero and the passivity ofthe victim. Such a conjunction raises perplexing problems. One...