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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 345–363.
Published: 01 November 2013
... an obvious intertext for Kindred, which reads as a wry comment on the assurance offered by the TV miniseries. The time- travel mechanism in Butler’s novel reverses the “up from slavery” narrative, as the “freewoman” Dana is inexplicably pulled back from the post–civil rights pres- ent to the antebellum...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., which is founded in and embraces interpretative struggle, can provide possible ways forward in this regard. Copyright © 2020 Katherine Kruger 2020 Post-critical reading Jamesian style Romantic child childhood transparency With the publication of Henry James's Prefaces, his wish to take...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 496–500.
Published: 01 November 2013
... readings, Banita can confidently claim that “[a] critical vision of contemporary literature that doesn’t pay tribute to that event [9/11] is, by now, virtually unthinkable” (12). Perhaps this is true, but one wonders where exactly post-9/11 literature’s place in literary history is. In her...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 August 2003
... takes the narrative logic of a text at face value. Always critically engaged, his writing displays a readiness to point out where each fictional project falls short in its attempt to imagine the individual's insertion REVIEW I POST-OEDIPAL WE!3...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
... . Durham: Duke UP. Forthcoming. Appiah , Kwame Anthony . “Is the Post- in Postmodernism the Post- in Postcolonial?” Critical Inquiry 17 . 2 ( 1991 ): 336 -57. Rpt. as “The Postcolonial and the Postmodern.” In My Father's House. New York: Oxford UP, 1992. Armah , Ayi Kwei...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 November 2007
... impe rial center to an emergkg post-imperial, more egalitarian metropolitan society. He reads Woolf's anglicization of modernist aesthetics as a means to critique imperialism, class and gender politics: Woolf's stream of consciousness symbolically connects various characters...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to Felskian “post-critique” accusations of negativity and critical detachment. Yet the brief “Postscript” moves in such an expansive direction that it works to deflect such criticisms. It does not offer psychoanalysis as an exclusive or ideal model for reading or interpretation, nor does it present any...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of etiquette manuals that arose in the early twentieth century. The most famous among these manuals, Emily Post's Etiquette , became an instant classic in 1922, seven years prior to the publication of Passing . Critics have noted the central place of fiction within an early twentieth-century cultural labor...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 189–199.
Published: 01 November 2008
...SUSAN Z. ANDRADE Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Works Cited Appiah , Kwame Anthony . “Is the Post- in Postmodern the Post- in Postcolonial?” Critical Inquiry...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 357–360.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Samuel Cohen JOHN A. McCLURE, Partial Faiths: Postsecular Fiction in the Age of Pynchon and Morrison (Athens: U of Georgia P, 2007), pp. 209, cloth, $59.95, paper, $22.95. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited McClure , John A. “Postmodern/Post-Secular: Contemporary Fiction...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 May 2002
... serious literature, or what we take as serious literature [and] popular literature, or what we are content to treat as such" (70). Valente is a reader of considerable sophistication and ingenuity, and the post- structurally inflected reading of the novel that takes up most of Dracula's Crypt...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 August 2000
... for this fiction, which in his estimation too often has been characterized as either apolitical or politically irrespon- sible. The Novel in England takes us far beyond the traditional cut-off point for literary modernism, for ultimately it argues that post-modern theory is "Modernism's second edition...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 May 2015
... written about it. And an almost equally large number of critical studies have emerged to describe and discuss them. Eva Kowal's monograph The “Image-Event” in the Early Post-9/11 Novel: Literary Representations of Terror after September 11, 2001 (2012) is among the most recent contributions to a body...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 May 2010
... as well as news about novels; among familiar correspondents, the post increased the buzz about novels. Through a reading of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility , this article shows how the writing, posting, arrival, and overseeing of letters in this novel unfolds in ways the characters cannot control...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 326–329.
Published: 01 August 2019
... in the philosophical works of Adam Smith and David Hume) and popular sovereignty (as articulated in the 1789 French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen) took hold, Ganguly contends that the post-1989 novel is defined by a new and more radical understanding of “the idea of humanitarian suffering and the human...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 366–370.
Published: 01 August 2010
... from post-Revolutionary citizenship. But the fact that those so treated took their rage out on one another remains oppression’s crowning ornament. (298) Classic gender and racial oppression with a bit of “divide and conquer” thrown in. I am glad Rust includes the phrase “other groups...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 365–374.
Published: 01 November 2017
... real but politically defunct category. In such a context, Roberts argues, a wholesale abandonment of the category of race is not likely to carry much critical purchase. Race critique in the post–civil rights decades confronts an unprecedented challenge, as belief in race (as a category marking...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 May 1999
... at contemporary English expressions of nationness, this book opens up new ground for postcolonial criticism through the examination of post-imperial British texts whose very features betray the con- tinuing legacy of Empire. Ian Baucom's Out ofplace focuses more thoroughly on the direct impact...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to realism freshly unlocked from its subordinate role in a promodernist critical climate. Both shifts—in the practice and in the theory of world realism—can be understood as post–Cold War effects. Surveying the recent rise of realism as a favored object and methodological reference point in novel studies...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 487–490.
Published: 01 November 2013
... a close textual examination of time and temporality as part of the logic of cultural nationalism, the chapter reveals the revisionist conditions and critical emphases of the post-identity turn. One of the boldest moves in Semblance of Identity is its conceptualization of the aesthetic...