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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 May 2000
... 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 the Scottish...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
... championing utilitarian value. All three writers correlate utility and gender, but it is in Trollope's works that we most clearly see the girl emerging as the absolute figure of uselessness. A Victorian cultural fetish, the girl embodies the wealth of human sentiment but also marks the place where...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2013
... nineteenth-century novel’s exploration of capitalism’s loathing of its own propensity to amass wealth” (xii). She obstructs the capitalist ideal of financial circulation by hoarding material things, while her pull toward endogamy (choos- ing a husband whose social standing is comparable to hers) ensures...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2000
... completing a book on the woman of wealth and economic theory. SARAH WIN7ZR is Associate Professor of English at Yale University. She is the author of Frt7zld and tile institution of Psychoanalytic Knowledge. Her essay in this issue is part of a book-in-progress investigating the language of...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 538–541.
Published: 01 November 2018
... metaphor of the invisible hand, first in his Theory of Moral Sentiments and later in The Wealth of Nations . These are of course a pair of texts that demonstrate the connection between affect and capital that Reber deems so crucial to the contemporary moment: one book is about “sentiments,” the other is...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2001
... intransigently material, that life has to offer" (3). He shows how the elaboration of such themes as physical suffering, trauma, wealth, and poverty car- ries inflections of gender, class, ethnicity, and sexuality in the US realist tradition. Toward that end, Barrish offers readings of the relation...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
..., the effects and legacies of racial slavery. Despite differences in their political strategies, both men understood that the progress of the race in the post-slavery era would be slow. Moreover, access to self-improvement through the acquisition of wealth or education would nec- essarily be...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 November 2006
... than human life is amply demonstrated in the histories CHRISTINA CROSBY I FROM METONYhlY TO FETISHISM of the two archpelagoes which have produced the wealth and fortunes that haunt the book. These histories Freedgood explores in considerable detail, tracking things...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 May 2009
... continued pursuit of wealth and status. Agnes resolves all problems. Her one-dimensionality ensures that David cannot be deceived by appearances as previ- ously. No mature insight is required to see into her mind. More important, she encourages David’s continued profitable endeavors as a writer. She...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the properties Locke imagined as well as to how the expansion of democracy, paper wealth, and slavery in Jacksonian America rendered such instability newly urgent. Through a protagonist who inhabits but never fully settles into the bodies he possesses, Sheppard Lee probes the resulting gap between...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 374–377.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., Abdullah bin Abdul Kadir, and Joseph Conrad has a literary focus. The fact that Smith's WElHSlN GUI I GLOBAL, INTERRUPTED The Wealth of Nations is the only major work of political economy discussed here does not, in my estimation, make Krishnan's overall argument...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 May 2009
... wealth, fall short of the model of masculinity established by Darcy. Kramp argues that this novel marks the disappearance of Burkean masculinity as embodied by the gentleman whose sense of public interest derives from his landed for- tune as well as his ancestral connection to a mythic organic...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 297–303.
Published: 01 August 2009
... emotional content, Little Dorrit is a book steeped in shame: the shame of poverty that attends bankruptcy, for which the title character is the repository; the shame of wealth that follows upon that poverty; and the shame of memory itself, which finds concrete form in the representation of debt. The...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... spirit, the nonprofit organization Action for Happiness , founded in 2010 with “no religious, political or commercial affiliations” other than patronage by the Dalai Lama, seeks to wrest credence from the notion that happiness comes from “material wealth” ( Action ). Yet apparently alive and well—no...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... prerevolutionary patrimonial wealth distribution: labor's bargaining power vanishing and assets increasingly concentrated in the hands of a tiny elite. Gone are opportunities for mobility across class lines that were opened up after World War II by the high value of labor and increasing educational opportunities...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 313–315.
Published: 01 November 2002
... literature and culture. In fact, Morrison's claim is most likely a response to the wealth of criticism comparing her to canonical authors, but in any case Duvall provides a useful corrective to those who con- sider Morrison's word to be the last one. He goes on to show how the thane of doe-hunting...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the female characters in the novel, as well as the corollary implication of the female characters in their material assemblage, can be read as part of the tragedy of the novel. In this reading, the novel emphasizes this ultimately fatal social concern with Lily’s material wealth as opposed to...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 534–536.
Published: 01 November 2016
... makes a substantial contribution to the study of twenty-first-century American literature and culture. But . . . Yes, there is indeed a “but,” picky though it might be. A particular absence requires explanation. Cucu covers so much ground in his book, he offers a wealth of significant insights, and he...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2005
... dismiss the term Victorian hatred as contradictory" (2).Even if a cursory glance at Victorian writ- ing reveals a wealth of antisocial sentiment, it is only, so the argument goes, in order to show its defeat at the hands of more appropriate fellow feeling. But Lane's book looks at "insoluble...