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Novel (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 (2004) 37 (1-2): 135–157.
Published: 01 August 2004
... . 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 , Sigmund...
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Novel (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 (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 (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...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Philip Gould Heaven's Interpreters is an important study of nineteenth-century American women's fiction insofar as it reminds us of the thoroughly Protestant and distinctively evangelical world that writers like Catharine Sedgwick and Harriet Beecher Stowe inhabited. It makes good on its...
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Novel (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 (2023) 56 (2): 319–322.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Sonia Di Loreto sonia.diloreto@unito.it Pamela L. Cheek , Heroines and Local Girls: The Transnational Emergence of Women's Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century ( Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2019 ), pp. 280 , cloth, $79.95 . Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023...
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Novel (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 (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and 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 (2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and 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 (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...
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Novel (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 (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 (2023) 56 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Andrew J. Counter Abstract George Sand's feminist novels of the 1830s often seem to have a “problem” with sex, or to view sex as a problem. In them, heterosexual sex often appears disempowering for women and therefore politically unpalatable; worse, heterosexual desire itself emerges...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 228–255.
Published: 01 August 2023
... demonstrates, nonetheless, in the principles of Lacanian theory the postulation of a class of subjects whose psychic sexuation as men or women does not match up with the symbolic sexual identity of their physical persons: subjects who cannot, therefore, assume their physical persons as their bodies...
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Novel (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 (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 celebrates...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 May 2019
... 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. Lucy's Englishness appears...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 254–273.
Published: 01 August 2020
... an archeologist to expose how its patriarchal logic polices women's sexuality within and outside marriage, making expressions of love quite rare. Wharton unleashes the disruptive power of love through formal experimentation, temporarily subverting her own historical realism, when she has Ellen and Archer visit...