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sexual selection

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

The theory, proposed by Darwin, that in some species males compete for mates and that characteristics enhancing their success in mating would have value and be perpetuated irrespective of...

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Popeye’s Impersonal Temple

Michael Wainwright.

in Faulkner's Sexualities

July 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 7181 words.

This chapter examines representations of sexuality in William Faulkner’s novel Sanctuary, focusing on the biological context in which sexual subjects are constructed in Faulkner’s culture...

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Creative Incantations and Involutions in D. H. Lawrence

Carrie Rohman.

in Choreographies of the Living

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9900 words.

This chapter considers Lawrence’s “blood-consciousness” through the Deleuzian refrain in his poem, “Tortoise Shout,” and through the underanalyzed moments in Women in Love when Gudrun and...

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Dominique Manotti and the Roman Noir

Angela Kimyongür.

in Contemporary Women's Writing

November 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9039 words.

Dominique Manotti’s crime fiction novels have as their setting a variety of contemporary political and economic issues, a deliberate choice for an author who sees her work not as...

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Julian Barnes

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

(1946– ),

novelist, educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. He worked as a lexicographer on the OED supplement (1969–72) and as a reviewer for the New Statesman, the Sunday Times,...

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Best Sellers

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

Term for books that are remarkably popular, for a brief time or over a period of many years. Seldom of great literary significance, such works are often ephemeral and dependent upon...

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