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Novel (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...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 360–379.
Published: 01 August 2022
... McCarthy's Remainder , and Ian McEwan's The Cockroach . In these novels, money is linked with communication as a system that produces value within itself without referring to an external origin ( Gods ), is affiliated with financial and other forms of speculation as a force of social projection ( Remainder...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
... that 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 The Early Novel and Catastrophe Scott J. Juengel We have known all along, or at least since Aristotle, that the concept...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
... 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 infrastructures...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 410–429.
Published: 01 November 2023
... as a formal strategy of two contemporary realist novels engaged in updating the genre to present scales of crisis: Tom McCarthy's Remainder (2005) and Ben Lerner's 10:04 (2014). As these novels process new forms of risk in a time of epochal fracture, they likewise signal a conceptual break in realism's...
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Novel (2024) 57 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Caren Irr irr@brandeis.edu Brent Ryan Bellamy , Remainders of the American Century: Post-apocalyptic Novels in the Age of US Decline ( Middletown, CT : Wesleyan UP , 2021 ), pp. 256 , cloth, $80.00 . Copyright © 2024 by Novel, Inc. 2024 Apocalypse can be understood...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 176–187.
Published: 01 August 2018
... to the connections between Remainder and Satin Island ? The man in the labyrinthine basement with Madison in Satin Island, for example, reads as a resetting of Remainder's reenactor. TM: Right, that's Naomi Klein's point about disaster capitalism, Katrina. Yeah, she's right, absolutely. NH...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 513–516.
Published: 01 November 2011
... be interested in watching Gee analyze the move from blank verse to heroic couplet, the subbasement of the footnotes, the overwhelming apparatus of appendices, for other generative or parodic forms of literary leftovers, rem­ nants, and remainders. Chapter 4, “The Man on the Dump: Swift, Ireland...
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Novel (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 (2016) 49 (2): 393–397.
Published: 01 August 2016
... 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 with the strange sensation that the novel has...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 313–318.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of totalizing narrative. Working out his theory of the antinarrative element as a remainder of what narrative “excludes, omits, and deletes” (41), Berlatsky describes the juxtaposition of two portraits in Woolf’s Between the Acts: The one, “a long lady”; the other, an ancestral portrait, “a man holding...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 20–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
... is 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 (2003) 36 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2003
... 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 dense and difficult language of Morrison and Faulkner and "linger...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 380–384.
Published: 01 August 2016
... 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 welcome is short-lived. In a series of readings of foundational texts...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
...), and A Christmas Carol (1843) I identify a pattern where old men not only function as a counterpoint to the developmental plots of youth but also serve as imaginative catalysts for the literary reconfiguration of the social. Built into Dickens’s realism is that discarded remainder, a narrative compulsion...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 176–183.
Published: 01 May 2010
... was ‘No Jews, no wooden shoes!’ Thus, without any natural, civil, religious, moral or political connection, the poor Jews came in remainder to the ancient anti-gallican antipathy felt by English feet and English fancies against the French wooden shoes” (235–36). The prejudice against the Jews becomes...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 10–12.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 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, plastic reading is neither...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
... contemplation. The useless remainders that keep turning Trollope into an artist persistently align him with girlish abjection, despite efforts by Trollope and his readers to butch up the Trollopian self-image. Miller depicts part of Trollope’s novelistic project as an attempt to overcome...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 546–554.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the passing of time, ethically entrenched as they are in a “marginality” without any cracks. They still belong to that anachronistic genera- tion that kept on fighting a previous fight that will never end, obsessed with being the unrepentant remainder that forces everybody to remember, to go back...