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Serial Fiction and the Novel

Jared Gardner

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 6: The American Novel 1879-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385342
eISBN:
9780190252779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385342.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the publication of American novels as serial fiction in magazines, newspapers, and story-papers from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries. After providing a ... More


Periodicals and the Novel

Patricia Okker

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the role played by periodicals in the development of the American novel in the 1780s and 1790s, citing Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly ... More


Paleontology in Parts

Gowan Dawson

in Show Me the Bone: Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226332734
eISBN:
9780226332871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226332871.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how the law of correlation became inextricably entwined with Victorian Britain’s most distinctive and prevalent mode of publication: serialization. Owen’s celebrated ... More


The Speeding of the Pickwick Coach

Jonathan H. Grossman

in Charles Dickens's Networks: Public Transport and the Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199682164
eISBN:
9780191803734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682164.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter first discusses how, in The Pickwick Papers, Dickens draws upon the effect on a community of being linked together temporally by a public transport system. It then turns to how ... More


Georges de la Fouchardière: Oppositional Journalism, Involuntary Heroism, and Bourrage de crâne

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

One tactic of the trench soldier is the ability to see through patriotic bombast and blustering of all types, to approach the war through a form of patriotism that is quietly pragmatic. This chapter ... More


Animal Instincts: Lessons from a Trench Rat

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the instinct of self-preservation at the heart of Le Système D (resourceful improvisation). The recourse during the First World War to analogies between soldiers and animals ... More


The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Libby Murphy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque is a new literary and cultural history of the First World War in France. It offers readers a fresh perspective on wartime popular culture, ... More


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