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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 26–41.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Knopf, 1989 . Brooks , Jerome E. Tobacco: Its History Illustrated by the Books, Mss, and Engravings in the Library of George Arents, Jr . Exhibition Catalogue. Durham: 1941. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. print, off., 1938 . Brown , Bill . The Material Unconscious: American Amusement...
Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Antonio José Ponte, and Cuban Counterpoint: Tobacco and Sugar (1940, trans. 1995), by anthropologist Fernando Ortiz, the essay charts a third approach, transcultural materialism, that reconciles the two tendencies. Works written in this mode deploy narrative and literary language to articulate labor with...
Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Gaskeli's novel, the Barton family's calico curtains signal their working-class respectability; the mahogany furniture Jane Eyre encounters in houses of the well-to-do reinforces her own poverty; the "Negro head tobacco that Dickens chooses for Magwich is favored by convicts transported to...
Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 165–185.
Published: 01 August 2011
... return, Robinson Crusoe remembers that the “Brasilians take no Physick but their Tobacco” (126). He searches for some in a chest salvaged from the wreck, accidentally discovers a few Bibles, and so brings both a Bible and bundle of tobacco leaves to his rough-hewn table to experiment for a cure...
Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to these local erotic pursuits: in Amorous Man , tobacco is “the new ‘scent’ of the pleasure quarters,” and a Dutch spyglass serves as a prosthetic that allows the protagonist Yonosuke to spy on a woman as she bathes (132). Yonosuke's lifelong journey of cosmopolitan sexual conquest around Japan...
Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 338–368.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Since the Civil War . Durham: Duke UP, 1992 . McCracken , Grant . Culture and Consumption: New Approaches to the Symbolic Character of Consumer Goods and Activities . Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1988 . Miller , Dan B. Erskine Caldwell: The Journey From Tobacco Road. New York: Knopf...
Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... dictionaries. The OED’s ﬁrst example of its use comes from a 1763 diary entry of John Adams: ‘‘This day learned that the caucus club meets, at certain times, in the garret of Tom Dawes, the adjutant of the Boston regiment. . . . There they smoke tobacco till you cannot see from one end of the room to the...
Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 May 2001
... . . . that Lady Arabella found herself ushered into an ill- lighted and worse ventilated apartment, where the fumes of tobacco and strong waters assailed the sense, and where the staggeringfunctiona y came forward to name his charges, which were to a certainty quite in accordance with the...
Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 229–243.
Published: 01 November 2008
... behind rocks; urine stains with minute traces of copper salts; tea leaves; the leg-bones of a springbok; five inches of braided oxhide rope; tobacco ash; and a musket ball. The faeces dried in the course of the day. Rope and bones were eaten by a hyena on August 22. A storm on November 2...
Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 May 1999
... seemingly preposterous schemes for transforming waste into consumer products, such as marketing wood shavings as "Xylo-tobacco," a cure for influenza, or a breakfast cereal. Edward, however, who has already investigated the production of American ce- reals only to be disappointed to find them...
Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 208–228.
Published: 01 August 2011
Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Miss Fellowes's fever dreams as a symptom of the “infectious nature of the crowd,” whose voices and tobacco smoke waft up into the heights, thereby threatening to breach the boundaries of the social hierarchy ( 10 ). Evidently the trope of pestilence in Party Going owes a debt to another foggy novel...