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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 187-195.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Timothy Bewes The introduction to Novel 47.2: Jacques Rancière and the Novel considers some of the implications of Jacques Rancière's writings on literature and politics for the novel. It addresses this question with reference to Rancière's analysis of the literary “regime” (in The Politics of...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 301-310.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Abraham Geil In this interview, Jacques Rancière clarifies a number of the central concepts and underlying polemics that run throughout his considerable body of work. Touching on key aspects of his intellectual formation, including his experience teaching at the University of Vincennes in Saint...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 284-300.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Davide Panagia Jacques Rancière's political writings have enjoyed increased reception and engagement in the Anglo-American world. Yet few readers have paused to ask themselves what reading practices his works presume and evoke and if there is a politics to his stylistics. The conventional approach...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 242-260.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Raji Vallury My article studies the implications of Jacques Rancière's concepts of literary misunderstanding and political dissensus for our understanding of the politics of postcolonial fiction. The disjunctive junction that Rancière establishes between the politics of aesthetics and the...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 236-254.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in this way borrows from Jacques Rancière's understanding of the correlation between aesthetic and political regimes, and this article elaborates and historicizes Rancière's theory at the turnover between utilitarian and liberal ideologies. In particular, it argues that Rancière's understanding of...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 224-241.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., the story seems bound to enforce the logic of the existing social order. This essay reads Hardy's last novel in quite another political light. Turning to Jacques Rancière's analysis of the politics of literature, it suggests that the novel genre finds a basis for radical political transformation in...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 261-283.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Sarah Winter This essay locates the subject of human rights in the narrative forms of J. M. Coetzee's novels Waiting for the Barbarians and Foe through an interpretation drawing on Jacques Rancière's theory of dissensus and tracing the novel's historical relations to the equitable and remedial...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 132-148.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Horacio Legrás Following the lead of Jacques Rancière, I argue in this essay that democracy andthe institution of literature share structural features that are inescapably historical in nature. The essay maps the interaction between literature and democracy in the case of two prominent contemporary...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 64-83.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and erudite paratext, to acknowledge readers without delimiting their scale. Drawing on reading history and political literary theory, in particular the work of Jacques Rancière, the essay argues that this shift democratizes address. Democratic address capitalizes on the indiscriminate relationship...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 196-209.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Jacques Rancière In The Waves , one of the characters dreams of “a wandering thread, lightly joining one thing to another.” This essay situates this dream within the problem of modern fiction. Fiction was defined by Aristotle as an arrangement of actions according to necessity or verisimilitude. As...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 529-532.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Pam Morris Jacques Rancière , The Lost Thread: The Democracy of Modern Literature , trans. Steven Corcoran ( London : Bloomsbury Academic , 2017 ), pp. 156 , paper, $21.95 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 The lost thread of Jacques Rancière's title is an overdetermined...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 323-325.
Published: 01 August 2019
... highly ordered site specificity of the supermarket offers a glimpse of “a regulated space where the pressures of the global economic system meet the realities of local labor” (102). Drawing on Jacques Ranciére's notion of the distribution of the sensible, Hoyos demonstrates that while the supermarket at...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 360-364.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., the fiction that we place center stage has played a very particular role in Jacques Rancière's “distribution of the sensible” ( 12–13 ), so we should allow other voices and perspectives into our courses—those found in, for instance, working-class autobiographies, popular magazines, music-hall songs...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 223-230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... blind us to exactly what produces the illogical logic of kinlessness. Novel: A Forum on Fiction 42:2  DOI 10.1215/00295132-2009-008  © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 224 novel | summer 2009 Kinlessness was not unique to the New World. In Disagreement, Jacques Rancière reminds us that the...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 190-207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... will always be compromised. Despite this, Grass finds some salvation in literary form, notably in the novel's ability to posit what Jacques Rancière in Politique de la littérature calls “un monde commun” (a common world) (39). 2 An optimistic reading of Ein weites Feld might say that it...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 417-422.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Jacques Rancière has called “a poetics of knowledge,” a poetics that would challenge “in the practice of language, the opposition of science and literature” (7), then might not literary and cultural theorists ask: to what extent does the novel now (and in the future) also require a critique of...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 523-527.
Published: 01 November 2016
... what Jacques Rancière calls “the part of those who have no part,” which is always “a supplementary part, an empty part that separates the political community from the count of the parts of the population” ( 305 ). Coundouriotis frames these texts as adopting just such an oppositional role vis-à-vis...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 234-252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... . Being Singular Plural . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2000 . Peters John Durham . Speaking into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1999 . Rancière Jacques . Film Fables . Trans. Battista Emiliano . New York : Berg , 2006...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 157-165.
Published: 01 August 2018
... major contemporary novelists have changed the novel's “partition of the sensible . . . which,” according to Jacques Rancière, “allows (or does not allow) some data to appear” ( 11 ). Is this alteration of the reader's formal expectations a matter of course—an expression of the generic obligation of the...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 307-311.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... Even today, French maîtres penseurs de la présente Alain Badiou and Jacques Rancière seem to have little acquaintance with literatures for which Jean Racine, Stéphane Mallarmé, or Charles Baudelaire would be of negligible provenance. But what of the losses? These too seem clear enough. At its...