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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Steve Nathaniel Abstract This article describes Virginia Woolf's preoccupation with acoustics and its relationship both to her writing process and to the development of sensibility that she narrativizes in The Waves . It situates Woolf's theoretical and fictional models of listening with respect...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 196–206.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Stephen M. Barber This essay argues that Woolf's late work is both the condition and the effect of her turn in the early 1930s to an aesthetics of existence. Far from signifying a withdrawal from the world, Woolf's “philosophy of the free soul” intensified her relationship with politics. The two...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 May 2004
...KARIN WESTMAN MELBA CUDDY-KEANE, Virginia Woolf, the Intellectual, and the Public Sphere . New York: Cambridge UP, 2003. pp. 237, $60.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Woolf in the World AIELBA CUVDY-KEANE, Virginia Woos the Infellecfunl, nnd fhe Public...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 398–422.
Published: 01 November 2003
... . Benjamin , Walter . Illuminationen . Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1972 . Benjamin , Walter . Illuminations . Trans. Harry Zohn. Ed. Hannah Arendt. New York: Schocken Books, 1968 . Bishop , Edward L. “The Shaping of Jacob’s Room. Woolf’s Manuscript Revisions.” Twentieth Century Literature...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 328–331.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jesse Matz DALGARNO EMILY , Virginia Woolf and the Migrations of Language ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2012 ), pp. 215 , cloth, $99.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Woolf as Translator EMILY DALGARNO, Virginia Woolf...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Maud Ellmann For Britons during World War II, war was in the air, in the form of bombing raids, but also on the air, in the form of news and propaganda on the radio. “Everyday War” shows how Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Townsend Warner respond to war in the air by turning to the English countryside...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 1999
...MEG ALBRINCK KAREN L. LEVENBACK, Virginia Woolf and the Great War (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1999), pp. 208, $34.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Woolf's War Stories KAREN L. LEVENBACK, Virginia Woolfund the Great War (Syracuse: Syracuse...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 August 2022
... exceptions, such as the Circumlocution Office in Charles Dickens's Little Dorrit or Anthony Trollope's Three Clerks ). Although squarely set within the “governing-class spirit” of Westminster and populated with a bevy of civil servants, Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway tends to be read as maintaining a strict...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 196–209.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... As such, it was opposed to history, which only told events, as they happened, in their empirical succession. When Virginia Woolf contrasts the tyranny of the plot with the truth of the shower of atoms falling upon the minds at every moment of any ordinary day, she exactly overturns the opposition. Now the problem is: how...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and Virginia Woolf's construction, this article proposes empty-house-time as a distinctive narrative chronotope, one that nineteenth- and twentieth-century British writers use to investigate the processes of realist fiction, especially its affective dimensions. Taking the character-less built environment...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 511–516.
Published: 01 November 2009
... with Russian formalism, Gérard Genette, and G. W. F. Hegel, the essay challenges the received understanding of novelistic chronology and argues for a reconsideration of the place of duration within a theory of narrative temporality. The argument builds on examples drawn from Virginia Woolf, Charles Dickens...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Raj Anand, Virginia Woolf, and, later, Zadie Smith respond to social and political disintegration by insisting upon fiction's capacity to gather together a disparate audience; and they suggest how gatherings afford an unbounded, eventual, and non-sovereign arrangement of collective life within...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 253–274.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Woolf's fictional account of Septimus Smith, who is convinced his friend Evans has come back from the dead, and Oliver Lodge's best-selling memoir, Raymond, or Life and Death , which recounts in detail how Lodge believed his dead son sent messages to the family to assure them of his continued material...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
... House (1927) turns away from the possibilities explored by Lawrence, Hemingway, Woolf, Proust, Joyce, Faulkner, and Fitzgerald, seeking instead moments of aesthetic translucence, the overlay of one image, or one sound, on top of another. Such moments of overlay (or overtone) encapsulate the problem...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 104–124.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Austin: U of Texas P, 1981 . Beer , Gillian . Arguing with the Past: Essays in Narrative from Woolf to Sidney . London: Routledge, 1989 . Caughie , Pamela L. Virginia Woolf & Postmodernism: Literature in Quest & Question of Itself...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 360–362.
Published: 01 November 2004
... War. Throughout this thoughtful study, he carefully probes the work of Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and Virginia Woolf, demonstrating through primarily formalist analysis how their work becomes quin- tessentially modernist at the precise moments that their narrative and poetic lines reject...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 313–316.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of violence that uncovers new connections among some of modernism's most frequently examined works. Cole invites us to read James Joyce's pandying scene alongside Yeats's “Leda and the Swan” and to reconsider the embedded violence of scenes as famous as the skywriting in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway...
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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 (2010) 43 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the complexity of “relationships between everyday, private activities and public, international ones” (15). Instead of beating up on modernist elitism or ignoring the aesthetic idiosyncrasy of James Joyce and Virginia Woolf in the name of making their prose appear symptomatic, Walkowitz updates...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 170–174.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for a very long time. Proust, Joyce, and Woolf have long since returned to dust, and their manuscript pages are surely brittle. But the latter do endure (Lurz offers an insightful reading of Proust's increasingly baroque cut-and-paste compositional techniques), and they give rise to a continual flow...