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Remembrance of Earth's Past
Novel (2023) 56 (2): 163–185.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Ian Afflerbach Abstract Cixin Liu's science fiction trilogy Remembrance of Earth's Past has sold more than 8 million copies and earned him the first Hugo Award to an Asian writer; it represents Chinese SF's breakout success in the anglophone fiction market. While his novels have received...
Novel (2003) 36 (3): 374–397.
Published: 01 November 2003
... port host to the in- quiry that set Jim in motion is conspicuously absent from the text, though critics generally agree the geographic logic of the novel suggests Bombay. Considering the extensive critical interest in the novel, this point has come under great scru- tiny over the past century...
Novel (2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
...). As Daniel fills in the emptiness of his own memory with “the imaginary world in his books,” he transforms himself into the bearer of a fantasized representation (which, in reality, has no relevance to his actual past). In doing so, he effectively draws the personal memories that would explain his...
Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2007
... to honor in melancholic memory. For Baucom, the melancholic position, in its refusal to ex- change or substitute, its refusai to transmute the particularity of the horrors of the past into types or exempla, constitutes a resistance to the de-territorializing effects of finance capital and its...
Novel (2020) 53 (3): 317–340.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of the chapter. The space of the east room is not only physically circumscribed. Closer attention to the scene reveals a complex narrative structure in which the text, following Fanny's perspective on the east room, rhetorically relegates its scenes of suffering to the past in order to insist on a passive...
Novel (2000) 33 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 August 2000
... she is doomed. Pity her." In the sterility and hunger of the cellar, Rima returns to haunt him with remembrance of woman's plight, but Mungo dismisses her as an irrelevant myth, belonging to the past. "It is a tale more ordinary than you know," he replies. "You are the cause of her...
Novel (2001) 34 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2001
... how Manzoni confines himself to the lovingly detailed account of the peasant preparation of polenta! Furthermore, neither the hangman, the gaoler, the duellist, nor the warrior appears, except in the curiously displaced account of the past life of the by-now saintly Fra Cristoforo...
Novel (2009) 42 (1): 62–85.
Published: 01 May 2009
... earth, that would make her as she once had been without trouble or annoyance” (278). For Grace, the law will convert her into an imagined past state of pure potentiality. Her outlook from this point for- ward until the bitter dashing of her hopes is guided by this sense of her previous and future...