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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Berthold Schoene LEE SUE-IM , A Body of Individuals: The Paradox of Community in Contemporary Fiction ( Columbus : Ohio State UP , 2009 ), pp. 196 , cloth, $44.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press The Anti-instrumentalist Community sue-im...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
... - Race and Racial Community through the Lens of Middle-Class Desire(s) NICOLE KING Consistently attended to by sociologists, political scientists and historians, black US intra-racial class difference (and conflict) has perhaps enjoyed its most com- plex ongoing...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Marian Eide James Joyce's Ulysses is punctuated by bad jokes. While the novel is itself comedic, the scripted rhetoric of humor throughout the narrative fails, revealing fractures in an Irish community divided by shared colonial experience. Good jokes depend on both communal feeling and...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 423–430.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Americans and abolitionists found in Bleak House a material and imaginative resource for their efforts to tell the stories they wanted to tell and build the communities they sought to build. They did so even though Bleak House not only fails to imagine a community that includes Africans, African Americans...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... political communities at the same time. The result is a vision of urban communities in which varieties of humans and nonhumans make their presence felt and their voices heard—a more-than-human democracy that turns the idea of the Anthropocene away from its uniquely human focus. Copyright © 2016 by Duke...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 August 2016
... historically contingent reflection of and on how we choose (knowingly or unknowingly but always communally) to know our world and make it known. Reading Is He Popenjoy? in this way allows us not only to discover surprising affinities between legal conventions and literary ones but also to understand the social...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
... asking central anthropological questions: What are the patterns of culture? How far do they determine human thought and behavior? How and when do they change? However, given the novel's comic tone and Henderson's ludicrous failures in intercultural communication, it is also an anti-anthropological novel...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Hamish Dalley Abstract Dominant theorizations of settler colonialism identify it as a social form characterized by a problem with historical narration: because the existence of settler communities depends on the dispossession of indigenous peoples, settlers find themselves trapped by the need both...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 343–367.
Published: 01 November 2012
... fever's spread gives Brown a stark, dramatic way of visualizing the unpredictability built into all such chains of transmission. Rather than a mark of nostalgia for an earlier age of “face-to-face” communication, this interest in casual and ephemeral channels of communication (and indifference to print...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
... culture inhering in the habits and ceremonies of everyday life. By focusing on the rhythms of communal existence rather than the inner life of their protagonists, these wartime novels exemplify the “outward turn” that Thomas S. Davis and others identify as characteristic of late modernism. Copyright...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Heidegger's thought in order to propose that the potential for supranational circulation impinges upon the novel's mimesis: specifically, how figurations of character, action, and event relate to a larger social or communal horizon—the work's ethos. Attending to the problem of ethos in Disgrace clarifies the...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 344–362.
Published: 01 November 2015
... notice those metaphors, sustains the possibility of imagining and potentially creating other conceptions of history and community. In Helena María Viramontes's novel Their Dogs Came with Them , metaphors are paired with miracles, and both envision alternative worlds. For Viramontes, the neighborhood...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 2015
... such novel within larger debates surrounding the importation and use of foreign objects. By focusing on how translation enables texts to move, we see how these novels help engender transformations in form, how they create but also destabilize imagined communities, and how they provoke new assessments...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Michael Lucey This article is in part an attempt to demonstrate Proust's interest in the sociological functioning of talk, where talk is viewed not solely as a medium for communication but also as one in which social work of various kinds is accomplished via nonsemantic features of language. The...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of types, and elastic temporality serve to organize its narrative around the “inhuman” timescape of institutions—of the state, military, communication, transit, and finance—rather than the individual biography. Relying on a romance plot to bring closure to a theoretically endless narrative of...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 May 2016
... is seen as a liminal space, as betwixt the inside and outside of society; but in its mimicry of the outside, prison is a Foucauldian heterotopia connecting to all communities, all social groups in society. The essay argues that the novel has a future precisely because of its elasticity, its capacity...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... substantive rationality expresses this apparent contradiction: literary commercialism refers to the formal and impersonal laws of the economic market, while literary professionalism refers to the substantive ethos of service to the community and nation. In underscoring the incompatibility of the Jew and the...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... traditional realist style of writing that characterizes more canonical French and English novels in favor of another kind of realism. This realism harnesses the truth claim that is implicit in the realist agenda as well as the communicative force of the novel to not only objectively render sociality reality...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 322–338.
Published: 01 August 2018
.... The role Cole accords storytelling lies less in its power to forge international contact zones or imagined communities than in its caution against a facile instrumentalism equating knowing with social transformation. Instead, Open City juxtaposes the urge for harmonious cross-cultural connection with...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 364–385.
Published: 01 November 2013
... transpersonal communication and multiple consciousnesses could heal whole societies, and Hopkins's novel recognizes and builds provisionally upon this. At the same time, this article argues that Hopkins ultimately rejects much of James's approach and that the qualities of confusion, contradiction, and...