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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 366–370.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Ivy Schweitzer MARION RUST, Prodigal Daughters: Susanna Rowson's Early American Women (Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2008), pp. 328, cloth, $59.95, paper, $24.95. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Work Cited Samuels , Shirley , ed. The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 135–157.
Published: 01 August 2004
... , Tim . Mistress of the House: Women of Property in the Victorian Novel . Aldershot: Ashgate, 1997 . Eliot , George . Daniel Deronda . 1876. New York: Penguin, 1995 . Fawcett , Millicent Garrett . “To the Editor of the Times.” London Times 9 Mar. 1871 : 4 . Freud...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 415–418.
Published: 01 November 2000
...JAMIE BARLOWE PATRICIA YAEGER, Dirt and Desire: Reconstructing Southern Women’s Writing, 1930–1990 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), pp. 324, cloth, $49.00, paper, $18.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Southern Women Writing PATRICIA YAEGER...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Holly A. Laird ANN L. ARDIS AND LESLIE W. LEWIS, eds., Women’s Experience of Modernity (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002), pp. 304, cloth, $22.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Women and Modernity ANN L MDIS AND LESLIE W. LEWIS, eds...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 356–357.
Published: 01 November 2004
...ANN ARDIS MAGGIE HUMM, Modernist Women and Visual Cultures: Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Photography and Cinema (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2003), pp. 244 + xii, cloth, $62.00, paper, $24.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Women and the Technologies...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lois Cucullu Following Bourdieu's lead in The Logic of Practice that “[t]he body believes in what it plays at,” this essay argues that novels help condition women to the new temporality of the late modern period, that of modern sleeplessness and overblown desire. In the same fin de siècle decade...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 May 2004
...MADHU DUBEY JENNY SHARPE, Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women’s Lives (Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2003), pp. 187. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Not Quite Freedom: Leveraging Agency in Slave Women's Narratives JENNY...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... legal authority within a domestic framework. However, Oliphant's ambivalence regarding both the sensation novel and the writing woman impels her to create a “sanitized” sensational plot capable of accommodating her sense of propriety as well as her understanding of women's legal and social limitations...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
... primarily through attacking Indian property law, which has historically excluded women from its purview. Whereas previous criticism has focused on Roy's exploration of female social ostracism, this essay addresses the precarious political, juridical, and economic status of women in the novel. The God of...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... even diminish the achievements of black women writers and their contributions to American letters. Sources from the New York Times to Henry Louis Gates Jr. labeled Morrison's win a “great day” for black women writers, for black Americans, and for African American literature; but few if any commentaries...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Cindy Weinstein “Heaven's Tense” is about Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's best-selling nineteenth-century text, The Gates Ajar, which was published in the aftermath of the Civil War for the emotional benefit of the immense number of women who had lost their loved ones in the conflict. The overwhelming...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 112–122.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Melissa Hardie Across three women's films, the status of the literary novel in the midst of changing media environments is melodramatically plotted through the figure of “old acquaintance.” Vincent Sherman's 1943 Old Acquaintance pits the meager output of celebrated writer Katherine “Kit” Marlowe...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
... women in an unreconstructed liberalism—rather than an entrenched cultural hostility—that can be transformed through female sympathy as the basis for reciprocal familial relations. However, Brontë's and Eliot's depictions actually give rise to a paradox in which male authority relies on female sympathy...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Villette therefore gives us an alternative way of understanding Victorian working women in fiction, and the effort to depict the inner life of a person whose work profoundly alienates her from her inner self accounts for the extraordinary literary innovations of Brontë's last novel. Copyright © 2019 by...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
... such constructs. For instance, while a bildungsroman, Krik? Krak! plots the development of a multigenerational, collective, primarily women's Bildung that explodes individualist conceptions of the autonomous subject. Likewise, while an immigration narrative, it catalogs the wounds of, rather than...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 8–34.
Published: 01 May 2017
...' emotions than on its ability to move between different spatial interiors, from the oft-cited interiors of domestic architecture to the interiors of spaces that initially register as objects, such as women's detachable pockets as well as books and letters themselves. Ultimately, Pamela lays claim to her...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 304–307.
Published: 01 November 2005
...PAM MORRIS WENDY JONES, Consensual Fictions: Women, Liberalism, and the English Novel (Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2004), pp. 290, cloth, £35.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 ...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 274–275.
Published: 01 August 2000
...-authored representations of female experiences have obscured and even substituted for female-authored expressions of women's lives. By per- petuating a binary opposition of good vs. bad women and by interpreting female experience primarily in terms of sexuality and Otherness, Barlowe suggests...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2007
...HEATHER LOVE SHARON MARCUS, Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2007), pp. 368, cloth, $65.00, paper, $19.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Sister Insider SHARON MARCUS, Behuern Women...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 316–318.
Published: 01 November 2002
...ALMA JEAN BILLINGSLEA BROWN CAROLYN RODY, The Daughter’s Return: African-American and Caribbean Women’s Fictions of History, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 267, cloth, $49.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Crossing Borders CAROLYN...