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Published: 01 January 1996
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9650-5
... Homer Brown Prologue Why the Story of the Origin of the (English) Novel Is an American Romance (If Not the Great American Novel) Romance and real history have the same common origin. A moment's glance at the origin of society will satisfy the reader...
Published: 10 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384007-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8400-7
... Chapter Two THE WE OF ME: THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING’S NOVEL ALLIANCES ‘‘But what I’m warning is this said Berenice. ‘‘If you start out falling in love with some unheard-of thing like that, what is going to happen to you Will you be trying to break into weddings the rest of your days...
Published: 11 June 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382355-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8235-5
... Hector Calderon The Novel and the Community of Readers: Rereading Tomas Rivera's Yno se 10 trago 1a tierra I Although the study of narrative structures-both oral and written, Western and non-Western-had a significant role to play within what is now...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... CHAPTER 4 The Circulation of the Dead and the Making of the Self in the Novel If we could push ajar the gates of life, And stand within, and all God's working see, We could interpret all this...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398028-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9802-8
... ONE SEX, SCANDAL, AND THE NOVEL Victorian Britain is mainly remembered for two things: sexual prud• ishness and long novels. This book considers the relationship between...
Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
...James Creech Forged in Crisis: Queer Beginnings of Modern Masculinity in a Canonical French Novel Si les durs chosissaient leurs favoris parmi les plus beaux jeunots, tous ceux-ci ne sont pas destines arester femmes. Ils s'eveillent ala virilite et les hommes leur font une place acote...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397755-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9775-5
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397755-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9775-5
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397779-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9777-9
... introduction Anorectic hedonism: a Reader’s guide to Reading Boyishly; Novel or a Philosophical...
Published: 13 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386636-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8663-6
...From History to Writing Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Tendencies in the Latin American Historical Novel It is a well-known and frequently mentioned fact that the historical novel is a product of romanticism, or more precisely, that it enjoyed its greatest brilliance and the...
Published: 13 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386636-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8663-6
...I, the Supreme as Historical Novel It could be said that counter to certain principles of reading particular to our times, in the years since 1974 when this book was published, I, the Supreme [Yo el Supremo] has been popularized as presenting a fundamental problem of rupture...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392521-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9252-1
...   Chapter Thirteen   Questions Concerning the Contemporary   Latin American Novel Excerpt Alejo Carpentier Translated by Michael Schuessler On Style ​“The  kitchen at Combernon, a vast room, a large fireplace with an emblazoned hood, a long...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392521-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9252-1
...Editors’ Note to “The Novel as Tragedy:   William Faulkner” by Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes (1928–) is Mexico’s most famous living writer. His early novels, Where the Air Is Clear (1958) and The Death of Artemio Cruz (1962), announce the beginning of the Boom era of Latin American...
Published: 13 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389040-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8904-0
...Conclusion Building Cultural Knowledge in the Contemporary Native Novel I knew this was coming, so deal with it. Next thing is to call home. I call home and talk to my mother, tell her what happened. I had tried to warn her before hand that this was probably going to hap- pen, but when...
Published: 30 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385776-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8577-6
... Remembering the Hacienda: History and Memory in Jovita González and Eve Raleigh’s Caballero: A Historical Novel n the past decade a group of scholars associated with the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary IHeritage...
Published: 10 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388234-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8823-4
... part ii new subjects, novel socialities Aihwa Ong corporate players, new cosmopolitans, and guanxi in shanghai techniques and anthropos in the new economy The Asian financial crisis (1997–1998) stimulated a war of...
Published: 28 December 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388340-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8834-0
... INTRODUCTION A Genealogy of the Labor Novel Two questions lie at the heart of this book—why do we unthinkingly take our pleasure separately from our work and what might this have to do with the...
Published: 04 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388357-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8835-7
... three t consenting fictions, fictions of consent: the child and the nineteenth-century sentimental novel he preceding chapters have charted how the child at the center of T a wide range...
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386599-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8659-9
... [ 4 ] Epic and Novel . m. m. bakhtin The study of the novel as a genre is distinguished by peculiar difficulties. This is due to the unique nature of the object itself: the novel is the sole genre that continues to develop, that is as yet uncompleted. The forces that define it as a...
Published: 15 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386599-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8659-9
... [ 6 ] Writing and the Novel . roland barthes The Novel and History have been closely related in the very century which witnessed their greatest development. Their link in depth, that which should allow us to understand at once Balzac and Michelet, is that in both we find...