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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 504–518.
Published: 01 November 2016
... materially decipherable as paper sequences, portable objects, material containers of letters arranged on a page and yet not being fully free of this image of the book? Focusing on Tom McCarthy's Remainder (2005) and Ali Smith's The Accidental (2005) as novels that speak from what Jacques Derrida calls the...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 157–175.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Seb Franklin This essay takes the diagrammatic formulations of trauma and networks that are both presented and critiqued in Tom McCarthy's 2005 novel Remainder as the occasion to sketch some elements of a methodology for critical analysis in the age of computational thinking. By locating a...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
... novels about mediation by Tom McCarthy including Satin Island , C , and Remainder . After establishing the role of mediation in wartime activities across periods of imperial rule, the essay underscores these texts’ varied obsessions with physical channels, technological apparatuses, and built...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
... slammed into England and Europe; taken together, these “storm” texts begin to imagine the novel genre and its dread remainder. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Agamben , Giorgio . Means without End: Notes on Politics . Trans. Vincenzo Binetti and Cesare Casarino. Minneapolis: U of...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 176–187.
Published: 01 August 2018
...: Well, the book on Tintin I wrote at the same time I was working on my novel C , shortly after I'd written Remainder but in fact before I'd published it, and I was coming at lots of the same issues, situations, themes that I'd worked through in those two books: trauma, family histories, technology...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 513–516.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of appendices, for other generative or parodic forms of literary leftovers, rem­ nants, and remainders. Chapter 4, “The Man on the Dump: Swift, Ireland, and the Problem of Waste,” opens simply but brilliantly with the obvious but now more resonant observation, “Nobody relished leftovers like...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 20–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
... that if the novel dies, postmodernity and its visual-spatial investments would be the ultimate victor. For Lukács the problem of the novel is a matter of remaindered focalization: “[T]he novel overcomes its ‘bad’ infinity by recourse to the biographical form” (81). Faced with an unlimitedness...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Faulkner respond to the official versions of history by focusing on tombstones-what is written on than, what these markersmark, and what they cover. These are the "remainders stories left out of and left over from the official account" (36).Represented as objects, stones, they respond to the...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 487–491.
Published: 01 November 2012
... embodiment” (31). It was in the Restriction era that money, as circulating paper, came fully into view as the two-in-one phenomenon of sublime abstraction and abject remainder. Money’s “sub- lime body,” in Slavoj Žižek’s phrase—money as untouchable, unlocalizable abstraction—is shadowed by the worn...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 313–318.
Published: 01 August 2013
... cannot be erased or assimilated into narrative unity, Berlatsky introduces the antinarrative in Woolf as the postmodernist historical text’s refusal of the ideology of totalizing narrative. Working out his theory of the antinarrative element as a remainder of what narrative “excludes, omits, and...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 393–397.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Ellis's descriptions of violence and the “interpretive violence” of trying to impose meaning on the novel (223). In the section's second chapter, Serpell meditates on the “synchronicity” of Tom McCarthy's Remainder. The reenactments and repetitions that structure Remainder , she suggests, leave readers...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
... will consolidate in the mid to late nineteenth century (10). As Haggerty explains in the first chapter, the formulaic nature of gothic writing repre- sents a stabilizing repetition in the face of "the primal reality of the culture at large," a symptomatic remainder in the ascendancy of the...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 10–12.
Published: 01 May 2012
... presence, the form of the dialectic without its metaphysical understanding. But this form is not a mere remainder. It relaunches itself beyond destruction and deconstruction. It puts into play or sets off again that of which 12 NOVEL | SPRING 2012 it is the form” (53). To Malabou...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 380–384.
Published: 01 August 2016
... American soil, Silyn Roberts notes that early novels such as Susanna Rowson's Charlotte Temple and William Hill Brown's The Power of Sympathy initially welcomed this “property-owning, cultivated subject of the Enlightenment tradition” (40). But in the remainder of Gothic Subjects , we see how such a...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 November 2006
... specific references or citations. Second of all, Jones's description of the Victorians' understanding of history depends on ideas familiar to us from deconstruc- tion (the idea of an unassimilable trace, residue, or remainder) and Marxist historiography (the irreducible alterity of history...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 19–22.
Published: 01 May 2012
... pieces tell us, is supremely subjective as a practice and at the same time is a process, or set of processes, from which one may stand back, detached. But it’s on the reader who is in some way caught up (or who fails to be caught up) in what he or she reads that I want to focus the remainder of my...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2012
... begin not with overt references to state violence like those in, say, Betty Ben- nett’s 1976 anthology, British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793–1815, or Shelley’s The Mask of Anarchy, but with refracted traces: the hints or ghosts of something absent. In these remainders or affective...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Lukasik’s more general discussion of how the perception of dis- tinction came to define the social spaces of the new republic, and the remainder of the book explores how this discursive tradition continued to shape literary production as the nineteenth century progressed. Addressing the seduction...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2013
... as literature and what remains of the other. It fore- grounds “what remains of philosophy in literary works once they have distinguished themselves from it, or rather how that differentiating remainder positively contributes to their formation” (3). If we acknowledge literature’s specificity in...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 May 2015
... argues for his relevance to an aesthetics that speaks for social justice (more on this term below). The remainder of the book takes each of the novels in turn and elaborates separate and detailed readings that foreground Anker's method and concerns with embodiment. The book offers a “coda” at the end as...