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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Franco Moretti My essay poses three questions: Why are novels in prose? Why are they so often stories of adventures? Why was there a European but not a Chinese rise of the novel in the course of the eighteenth century? Disparate as they may sound, the questions have a common source in the guiding...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 482–489.
Published: 01 November 2009
... nation-state and capitalism are absent. I draw upon Georg Lukács's reflections on historical consciousness and the European novel to consider the differences between realist forms as they are deployed in the metropolis and the periphery. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited bin Abdul Kadir...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... realist art based on dated assumptions about the European novel. They expand the category of realism to include examples from the realisms of late Victorian theater; postcolonial fiction from African, Egyptian, and Indian milieus; and photojournalistic experiments wrought in response to revolution in...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., known as the translation movement, is the foundational stage in a linear movement toward literary modernity initiated by contact with European literature—and from whose path authors like al-Khūrī did not, as he puts it, “stray.” In this sense, the novel has been seen as an example of the process of...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and social ligatures of this non- national collectivity unimagined in the European novel? In eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century novels of the West Indies, the colony is both imagined and unimagined: the colony appears in such novels, but it is figured as a location where social reproduction...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Fabio L. Vericat Abstract This essay proposes to consider how The American (1875) is symptomatic of Henry James's elocutionary insecurities about the demands the European nineteenth-century novel placed on the authorial voice—crucially aggravated by the American stutter that accompanied the young...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 November 2009
... European fiction, in part by insisting on a faithful rendering of the English original into French but more broadly by exploiting the double meaning of domesticity—on the one hand the novel’s glorification of the private sphere and on the other its Englishness. Continental readers, reviewers, and...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ban Wang During his tenure in the Lu Xun Academy in Yan'an, the center of the Chinese Revolution, the novelist Zhou Libo ran a seminar on world literature. While teaching masterpieces of European novelists, Zhou developed a theory of the novel that inherited themes of liberal humanism and...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 May 2016
... pressing question for the American novel was not, as Bird's contemporaries believed, whether the establishment of European-style hereditary estates was necessary to foster a homegrown American novel tradition. Rather, Sheppard Lee suggests, it was whether Americans could form any truly stable attachments...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 104–124.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., 1700–1820 . Manchester: Manchester UP, 2000 . Curtius , Ernst Robert . European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages . Trans. William Trask. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1973 . Davidson , Cathy N. Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America . Expanded ed. New York...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 366–372.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Jed Esty Lukácsian narrative theory remains influential in literary studies despite the fact that many of its principles and conclusions seem specific to novel production within the industrializing heartland of the nineteenth-century European nation-state. Starting with the premise that two of...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 311–317.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... ———. “The Storyteller.” Trans. Harry Zohn. Selected Writings, Volume 3, 1935-1938 . Ed. Howard , Eiland and W. Jennings Michael. Cambridge: Belknap, 2002 . 143 -66. Cunningham , David . “After Adorno: The Narrator of the Contemporary European Novel.” Adorno and Literature . Ed...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Fontane, Ein weites Feld takes its cue from the founding text of the European novel tradition, The Adventures of Don Quixote . Ein weites Feld borrows and adapts not just Cervantes's characters but also his method of uncertain and unreliable narrative attribution. Where the original author of...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 November 2016
... nebulous genre of “big books” before, but none so successful or analytically astute. With admirable clarity, Stefano Ercolino identifies ten characteristics that typify the “maximalist novel,” discussing seven examples from American and European novels to illustrate his thesis. Of course, any such attempt...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 77–103.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., Physique, Civile, Politique et Historique de la Partie Française de L’Isle Saint-Domingue . Vol. 1 . Paris: Société de L’Histoire des Colonies Françaises et Librairie Larose, 1958 . Moretti , Franco . Atlas of the European Novel, 1800–1900 . London: Verso, 1998 . Onuf , Peter S...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
... out, nineteenth-century European novels spend a lot of narrative space on ordinary events, it is because “they offer the kind of narrative pleasure compatible with the new regularity of bourgeois life” (381). The everyday world of modernity is a contradictory space. Premised on indi- vidual...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 244–263.
Published: 01 November 2008
... limitations of the novel to express the self, and the role of local literary tradition in the making of the Arabic novel. The 1988 Nobel laureate highlights the anxiety felt by early novelists as well as their drive to engage European literature. Writing the novel, in its European versions, was...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
... comes into view in the prototypes— Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Waverley —of the “new genres or sub-genres characteristic of realism” (Jameson 145), born in the “novelistic revolution” of European Romanticism ( Moretti 19–21 ): the bildungsroman and the historical novel. Not coincidentally...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 5–17.
Published: 01 August 2007
... claims, "eighteenth-century arguments for American literary nationalism were quite explicitly shaped by European cul- ture" (1051, making it impossible to read the tropes of exceptionalism as the mark of truly American literature. Amanda Emerson reads Brockden Brown's novels as the site of...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., contemporary photographs, and the travelogues of non-European visitors. Such materials are not simply contexts for the novels we teach but can offer rival accounts of reality. Free online resources have made it easier than ever to rework syllabi in this way, and many of you, I am sure, already use such...