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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., 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 Enlightenment . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1983...
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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
... the natural locus of the 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...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Hitchcock. She is currently 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...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 538–541.
Published: 01 November 2018
... “horizontal,” she turns to Adam Smith's 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...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2001
... most recalcitrantly real, most 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...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
... acquisition of wealth or education would nec- essarily be limited to a fraction of black America, with institutionalized racism, violence, and a profound absence of capital providing the most obvious road blocks. At the same time, Du Bois's and Washington's own notions of elitism within "the race...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 November 2006
...). That mahogany and Madeira wine are valued more 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...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 May 2009
... motiva- tion for her husband’s 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...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ). Instead of a stable cadre of gentlemen who share Squire Allworthy's manners, status, and gentlemanly role as head of a little commonwealth, this Philadelphia boasts a mixed and mobile elite fundamentally disconnected from the land on which its wealth and social distinctions ultimately rest. As a result, a...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 374–377.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Smith, Thomas De Quincey, 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...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Aus- ten’s tradesmen who, despite their 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...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... discursive cultural register to shape this self-understanding? How may we possibly separate physiological well-being from its discursive counterpart in the service of neoliberalism? We may decry the narrative of heroic neoliberalism on the grounds that such vastly asymmetrical wealth patently contradicts its...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 297–303.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... Read for its 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...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... a 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...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 313–315.
Published: 01 November 2002
... to Euro-American 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...
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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 August 2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
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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...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., "that our first instinct might be to 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...