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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
... vulgar superstition they claimed was perpetuated by magic shows. Fielding performs the same boundary-work in Tom Jones , carefully contrasting the enlightened “poetic Faith” solicited by the rationalized clockwork of his plot with the superstition incited by the baroque machinery of spectacular...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 363–382.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Stephanie Insley Hershinow In this essay, I confront the problem of character inconsistency in Henry Fielding's Tom Jones by first showing how the novel is positively influenced by the example of naive virtue and class conversion found in Samuel Richardson's Pamela , which Fielding had previously...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 176–187.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nicholas Huber Abstract In this interview, Tom McCarthy considers his relationship to the novel and its history as a form, including the changing conditions of the contemporary literary world that have allowed for his existence within it. He provides a schematic for understanding the various modes...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 165–192.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Ambiguity and Emblem in Tom Jones.” ELH 35.2 ( 1968 ): 188 –217. Battestin , Martin C. Introduction. Joseph Andrews and Shamela. By Henry Fielding. Ed. Martin C. Battestin Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1961 . v –xl. Battestin , Martin C. The Moral Basis of Fielding’s Art: A Study of...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 504–518.
Published: 01 November 2016
... materially decipherable as paper sequences, portable objects, material containers of letters arranged on a page and yet not being fully free of this image of the book? Focusing on Tom McCarthy's Remainder (2005) and Ali Smith's The Accidental (2005) as novels that speak from what Jacques Derrida calls the...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 328–352.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Novel . Ed. Emory Eliott. New York: Columbia UP, 1991 . 81 –109. Domínguez , Virginia . White by Definition: Social Classification in Creole Louisiana . New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1986 . Douglas , Ann . “Introduction: The Art of Controversy.” Uncle Tom’s Cabin . By Harriet...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
...JASON RICHARDS Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Works Cited Alexander , John K. Samuel Adams: America’s Revolutionary Politician . Lanham: Rowman, 2002 . Ammons , Elizabeth . “Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Empire, and Africa.” Approaches to Teaching Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... popularity of this book, like that of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, has produced critical accounts that tend to shy away from formal, textual analyses in the interests of developing more culturally oriented readings. My essay attends both to the cultural contexts that inform the novel and to its...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 November 2013
... remains understudied. I turn to Wright's Depression-era story, originally published in Uncle Tom's Children: Four Novellas , because he explores a similar question regarding the 1927 Mississippi Flood, which many consider the precursor to Hurricane Katrina. Wright's story not only clues readers in to the...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
... novels about mediation by Tom McCarthy including Satin Island , C , and Remainder . After establishing the role of mediation in wartime activities across periods of imperial rule, the essay underscores these texts’ varied obsessions with physical channels, technological apparatuses, and built...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 157–175.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Seb Franklin This essay takes the diagrammatic formulations of trauma and networks that are both presented and critiqued in Tom McCarthy's 2005 novel Remainder as the occasion to sketch some elements of a methodology for critical analysis in the age of computational thinking. By locating a...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Tom Perrin This article contributes to the formulation of an aesthetics of the so-called middlebrow novel during the early Cold War years, when the term middlebrow was in its widest circulation. It argues that in their work middlebrow authors frequently attempt to adapt the Enlightenment paradigm...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 166–175.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Tom McCarthy Abstract This article was originally delivered as the keynote address at the fourth biennial conference of the Society for Novel Studies, University of Pittsburgh, May 13, 2016. Copyright © 2018 by Tom McCarthy 2018 contemporary novel cartography resistance Thank you for...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 307–311.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Tom Eyers The first major clue to the details of Wasser's ontology lies in this book's title. For Wasser, difference works , which is to say it is productive of the new. A literary work “differs from itself”; it arises in response to, but is subsequently never reducible to, a problem based in...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2015
... authoritative source. If there is one novel crucial to the mainstream production and understanding of American civic myths, Sites suggests it would be Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin . Hence an epigraph to one of Tillet's chapters is drawn from Leslie A. Fiedler: “[F]or better or worse, it was...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
... contradiction within mainstream economic thought. Then I will examine the role of political economy in the two different plot threads of The Mill on the Floss, lo- cating the conflicting preoccupations of the Tom and Maggie narratives within the novel's disparate concerns with growth, accumulation, and...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 May 2012
... novel Roxana (1724), and finally to a joint consideration of Samuel Richardson’s Clarissa (1747–48) and Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones (1749), Conway takes her reader all the way up to texts that traditionally prefigure a late eighteenth-century modernity and also to texts (speaking now of Clarissa...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
... historically specific anxieties about a form of identity not yet fully consolidated. In her representation of Tom Tulliver’s coming of age, Eliot tracks the effects on men of the transformation from yeo- manry to bourgeois capitalism. While Eliot is not blind to the gender inequalities of agrarian...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 184–186.
Published: 01 August 2007
... progressive antislavery politics. Putting aside the question of whether Riss's own view of progressive politics has some connection with liberal personhood, I would note only that such an insight segues naturally into the two following chapters focusing on Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852). The book then goes...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 190–192.
Published: 01 August 2007
... sentiment. NOVEL I FALL 2006 / SPRING 2007 The study's last chapter, in tandem with its conclusion, contributes substantially to our understanding of how Uncle Tom's Cabin and Benito Cereno respectively consolidated and critiqued the discourse of sympathetic racialism. Stowe...