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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
... . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Documentary photograph photography and realism durational aesthetics art and social change Perhaps no two words are more commonly associated with photography than documentary and realism —a fact that has made this medium of long-standing...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., dramatic lighting to render suburbia extremely edgy, has written that he sees his photographs as being “like a story that is forever frozen between moments” (Bright 82). Unlike a film, and unlike a documentary photograph of an unfurling disaster—and one might take as a point of comparison one of Rick...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 338–368.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... Reprinted with permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights resewed. Stott defines documentary books as texts that combine "words and photographs to describe a social condition" (211). Specific information on the demographics of the reading audience is scant; however, scholars...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 290–294.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Houses: Poverty, the Novel, and the Architectural Idea in Nineteenth-Century Britain begins. Leckie's goal in this book is twofold: first, to examine the substantial and understudied body of nineteenth-century documentary writing about the houses of the poor; and second, “to tackle the epistemological...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 343–349.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., Pound, Joyce, Yeats. By sensational modernism Entin means “a countertradition of left- leaning, Depression-era modernist writers and photographers whose work challenges the tendency of established representational and aesthetic modes—including sentimentalism, 344 novel | summer 2010...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of these individuals on a horizontalized plane of equality forged of common emotional experience. In Muniz's “Pictures of Garbage” project presented through the documentary vehicle of Waste Land , this same artistic procedure holds for creating an ephemeral portrait out of symbolic materials, photographing...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 323–326.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of twentieth-century New York and includes readings of Eugène Atget's photographs, Nikolai Gogol's novel Dead Souls , and contemporary television procedurals like C.S.I. —texts that may be familiar to many audiences and are productively juxtaposed in Possessed . She also draws our attention to lesser-known...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
... photographic interpreters had experimented with opti- cal shortcuts for evaluating possible targets, monitoring enemy troop and supply movements, and assessing bombing damage. Placing “before” and “after” pho- tos of a location into adjacent slide projectors, intelligence workers super­imposed the two...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... what it pictures, photographic realism has the potential to express a more enduring narrativity than more explicitly narrative genres such as the photographic collection and documentary (forms to which Meiselas turned in the effort to do justice to her subject). The durational aesthetic offers “a way...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 257–275.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Billy the Kid as an American icon with Ondaatje’s own poetry, prose, and photographs, which disperse constructions of the “Wild West” beyond the United States. The form of Collected Works is thus remarkably unclassifiable. It is told from both an omniscient perspective and Billy’s own, taking us...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
... specifically Coetzeean?) world into which Diary throws its unwary readers. As it happens, this seventh “opinion” is itself about an act of reading, or rather viewing. It details JC’s response to a BBC television documentary about Al Qaida, the main argument of which is, JC notes, that the “US...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 May 2021
... but aim to create worlds of their own. The documentary component of his “creative” realist aesthetics, therefore, was supposed to enhance, not diminish, a literary work's autonomy and its potentially transformative capacity. This capacity may at times lead to the work's power of subversion, a notion...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... not through presence but, contradictorily, through how they are made into “absent referents.” © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Andersen Corinne . “I Am Not Who ‘I’ Pretend to Be: The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas and Its Photographic Frontispiece...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 313–337.
Published: 01 November 2001
... . The Practice of Everyday Life. Berkeley: U of California P, 1984 . Esteve , Mary . “A ‘Gorgeous Neutrality’: Stephen Crane’s Documentary Anaesthetics.” ELH 62 ( 1995 ): 663 –89. Fried , Michael . Realism, Writing, Disfiguration: On Thomas Eakins and Stephen Crane . Chicago: U of Chicago...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
... that vitriol was the perfect metonym for late Victorian realism, a mode of fiction characterized not by its claim to the documentary but by its commitment to the explosive. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Clow , Archibald , and Nan L. Clow. “Vitriol in the Industrial Revolution.” Science...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 518–546.
Published: 01 November 2022
.... In his discussions of the museum—and the catalog apart, they have been extensive, in the form of essays and media interviews, his notes on the novel, and the documentary film Innocence of Memories —Pamuk has expounded on his interest in museums of a certain kind that he calls personal museums...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 258–280.
Published: 01 November 2002
... the documentary film "from its power- ful social irrelevancy" ("Preface" x). In many ways amenable to the terms of a postmodern critical description in love with problematic boundaries and inde- terminacy, Those Bones Are Not My Child cares most about issues frequently con- nected to identity...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the way up the hierarchy of cultural value, too, reaching to the self-consciously rarefied idioms of prestige fiction and gallery art: works that, like McCarthy's self-consciously avant-garde fictions and the monumental contemporary-art photographs I examine below, attempt to represent critically...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 279–297.
Published: 01 November 2008
... say that many African countries are today revealing, precisely in the painful conflicts between ethnic groups and regions, the political and epistemic error of the logic of metonymy that masqueraded as documentary representation in Crowther's textualization of Africa. In his Citizen...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 343–357.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to is the recoverability of history, reflecting an impatience with a postcolonial melancholy long resigned to history's arrest. Terri Weissman's discussion of the “lens-based realism” of American photographer Susan Meiselas, in which revolutionary longing is preserved in the face of Sandinista disillusion and defeat...