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A Fiction of the French Nation

The Émigré Novel, Nostalgia, and National Identity, 1797–1815

Mary Ashburn Miller

In B. A. Picard’s 1803 novel Le Retour d’un émigré , Sophie, the daughter of an émigré of the French Revolution, visits the greenhouse on her father’s estate, which has been sold to a family friend. There, she approaches two large orange trees that

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Canon Fodder and Conscripted Genres

The Hogarth Project and the Modern Shakespeare Novel

Laurie E. Osborne

-profile Shakespearean novels. 3 The first Hogarth novel, The Gap of Time , also participates in the recent adapters’ choices of lesser-known Shakespearean sources, a noteworthy trend in modern Shakespeare novels. 4 As ‘collective acts of Shakespearean adaptation

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Sophia Yablonska's Travelogues in the History of Modern Ukrainian Literature

Olena Haleta

: Sophia Yablonska with her husband, Jean Oudin. 4 Sophia Yablonska's works still remain outside the literary canon, largely because they are atypical for Ukrainian interwar literature, which is primarily represented by poetry and the novel. 5 She

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Reframing Disability through Graphic Novels for Girls

Alternative Bodies in Cece Bell’s El Deafo

Wendy Smith-D’Arezzo and Janine Holc

Introduction The status of graphic novels in school systems has changed dramatically in the last decade. While child readers have always turned to so-called comics for reading pleasure, school cultures and their gatekeepers in school libraries were

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Schemata in the Graphic Novel Persepolis

Accommodation, Combination, Integration

Fredrik Strömberg

Graphic novels are often created within specific comics cultures, which influence visual aspects such as format, page layout, and style. 1 However, the art in graphic novels can still be highly individual and can conceivably contain influences

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Anna-Leena Toivanen and Joanna E. Taylor

A “Migration Novel” Goes Mobile Michèle Rakotoson, Elle, au printemps (Saint-Maur: Sépia, 1996), 122 pp. Michèle Rakotoson (b. 1948) is a Madagascan author whose oeuvre includes novels, travelogues, short stories, and plays. Rakotoson has

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Taryn Tavener-Smith and Tom Rowe

adults.” 1 In his novel, Mitchell reevaluates the shortcomings of the present through a postmodern lens while seeking to redress history's representations of the vampire figure. He does so while critically commenting on the state of humanity

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Deborah Snow Molloy and Robert M. Briwa

Mental Illness and Mobility in Ann Petry's Manhattan Ann Petry, The Street (London: Virago, 2019), 416pp., £9.99 (soft back) Virago has recently re-published Ann Petry's first novel, The Street (1946), with a new forward by Tayari Jones

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Christina Oesterheld

This article is based on novels written by four widely read and immensely popular Urdu authors: Nazir Ahmad 1 (1830/1831–1912) and Rashid-ul Khairi (1868–1936) are prominent representatives of the domestic novel genre, while Abdul Halim Sharar

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Brendon M. H. Larson

Pleistocene rewilding ( Donlan et al. 2006 ) and assisted colonization ( McLachlan et al. 2007 ). But an emerging nexus for this shift is the concept of novel ecosystems (CNE, see Hobbs et al. 2006 , 2009 , 2013a ), a novel ecosystem (NE) being defined as