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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 May 2000) 34 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Imagination in the Nineteenth Century . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1991 . Holway , Tatiana . “The Game of Speculation: Economics and Representation.” Dickens Quarterly 9 ( 1992 ): 103 –14. Hont , Istvan and Michael Ignatieff, eds. Wealth and Virtue: The Shaping of Political Economy in...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 165–192.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Joseph Andrews . Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan UP, 1959 . Bende , John . Introduction. Tom Jones. By Henry Fielding. Ed. John Bender and Simon Stern. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1996 . ix –xxxiv. Brissenden , R. F. Virtue in Distress: Studies in the Novel of Sentiment from Richardson to Sade...
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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...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Joseph Andrews . Middletown, CT: Wesley UP, 1959 . Bernstein , J. M. The Philosophy of the Novel: Lukács, Marxism and the Dialectics of Form . Brighton: Harvester, 1984 . Brissenden , R. F. Virtue, in Distress: Studies in the Novel of Sentiment from Richardson to Sade . New York...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 November 2004
... liberalism's notions of Reason's nor- mative and persuasive force. It is a virtue of Esteve's work that she makes plain her NOVEL 1 SUMMER 2004 argumentative stakes, both philosophical and political. Her text and her notes are filled with cogent engagements and lucid disagreements...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2013
... structural position to reinforce Mr. Darcy’s choice of partner as the proper one—a selection of virtue over vulgarity. Austen’s later novels com- plicate this formula by making the wealthy woman more enticing, and subsequently the male hero’s choice becomes less obvious than it is in Pride and Prejudice...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 May 2007
... is, from the point of view of hsreviewer, one of the book's virtues. Sharman him- self puts it in less simplistic terms. He formulates his main contention in the introduction, claiming that the literature of the "modern" pre-boom Spanish American writers "offers up acute interventions in the...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2000
... extensions of a normative domes- ticity that .. . confronts, and indeed generates, trouble in paradise" (5). By "public extensions" they mean telling examples of discourse, rhetoric, social strate- gies, and obsessive needs for expression and articulation of the virtues and problems of...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 295–297.
Published: 01 November 2005
... female virtue and subjectivity. While writers like Lord NOVEL I SPRINGISUMMER 2005 Shaftesbury wished to expel abnormality from the body politic, others used disabled bodies to interrogate the very idea of a human norm. These discourses of defect, Nussbaum contends, played...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 286–288.
Published: 01 August 2015
... 2 explores what happened to the classically rooted equation between virtue and happiness once the latter came to be understood as a subjective state. If happiness is a product of tastes, desires, and imaginative capacities, then who is to say that happiness is an ethical category at all? This...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Religion and Society in Industrial England: Church, Chapel, and Social Change, 1740–1914 . London: Longman, 1976 . Keymer , Thomas . Introduction. Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded . Ed. Keymer Thomas and Wakely Alice. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2001 . vii –xxxiv. ———. Richardson's Clarissa and the...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 198–218.
Published: 01 August 2003
... exchange of morality for law as the source of legitimation and mechanism of arbitration, then no disease is so threatening to it as a persistent, pure antinomian morality that sets virtue above right.' Indeed, it must appear as just that, a disease: not simply the remainder of an overthrown system of...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 460–463.
Published: 01 November 2013
... narrative technique of free indirect discourse “correlates” with the penitentiary prison envisioned by Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon (157). In William Godwin’s Caleb Williams, Bender posits a fascinating development whereby the “utopian anarchist” author, by virtue of his commit- ment to this narrative...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2019
... it as their job to evoke qualities—character, status, virtue, and so on—that could not be sensed. Like scientists, moreover, novelists did not see themselves as detached “modest witnesses” providing neutral transcriptions of an objective, stand-alone reality; what concerned them, Thompson argues...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 263–266.
Published: 01 August 2003
... putatively "normal" hero or heroine must first be disabled by loss of birthright, property, status, virtue, and then restored to "normal" status. Such restoration is both a personal/moral and a national imperative. The "normal" Tom Jones must triumph over forces that deprive him of his noble birth...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 273–275.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... Jed Esty's A Shrinking lsland has among its many virtues a reframing of these arguments around a prescience of decolonization in the thirties. Esty's argument hinges on tracing the afterlife of high modernism, finding in authors such as T.S. Eliot, E.M. Forster, and Virginia Woolf a movement...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 431–436.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... 432 novel | FALL 2009 virtue of being a repressed implication that ran counter to the optimism of the supposedly authorizing ideology of progress and that conjured into the field of analytical social science, precisely by virtue of its repressed condition, a host of spectral...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 259–260.
Published: 01 August 2000
... have written monographs on Kipling, Schreiner, Haggard, or Doyle as individual writers. What she might be said to lose in specificity, however, she more than compensates for by virtue of the assurance and authority of her integration of diverse mate- rials and from the credibility of the...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 May 2011
...; duration, length, and depth are receding virtues bound to archaic novelistic forms. Perhaps, as Jona- than Arac said, “[t]his will kill that” after all? Another account of the work of form is possible. Marjorie Levinson’s question “What Is New Formalism?” is in its own way rhetorical. But despite...