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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 176–187.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nicholas Huber Abstract In this interview, Tom McCarthy considers his relationship to the novel and its history as a form, including the changing conditions of the contemporary literary world that have allowed for his existence within it. He provides a schematic for understanding the various modes...
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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 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 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): 166–175.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Tom McCarthy Abstract This article was originally delivered as the keynote address at the fourth biennial conference of the Society for Novel Studies, University of Pittsburgh, May 13, 2016. Copyright © 2018 by Tom McCarthy 2018 contemporary novel cartography resistance Thank you for...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 157–165.
Published: 01 August 2018
...John Marx; Nancy Armstrong The fourth biennial conference of the Society for Novel Studies was held at the University of Pittsburgh in May 2016 under the leadership of Jonathan Arac, then SNS vice president. Novel sponsored British novelist Tom McCarthy as the keynote speaker, and he agreed to...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 506–511.
Published: 01 November 2012
... novelists—Tom McCarthy and Joseph O’Neill—frustrated at having “come to the authenticity party exactly a century late” (93). Turner’s study of Tennant not only confirms this privilege of the authentic but goes provocatively further. Where Smith suggests that authenticity has been passed on “to women...
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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 May 2015) 48 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2015
... divisions—divisions initially of region or section, then of ethnicity and race. (Think Uncle Tom’s Cabin , Huckleberry Finn , Absalom, Absalom !, Gone with the Wind .) The fourth pathway, less easy to deduce from anything one knows about American history or culture, Buell generalizes from a set of...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... : Oxford UP , 1992 . 260 – 95 . Fielding Henry . Tom Jones . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1996 . Franzen Jonathan . The Corrections . New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2001 . Freedman Jonathan . Professions of Taste: Henry James, British Aestheticism, and Commodity...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Lark. In the novel’s embedded narrative, “Tom Outland’s Story,” Tom discovers a perfectly pre- served ancient Indian city: Far up above me, a thousand feet or so, set in a great cavern in the face of the cliff, I saw a little city of stone, asleep. It was as still as sculpture—and...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): 163–179.
Published: 01 August 2001
... (1742), and Tom Jones (1749)-take up a whopping twenty-one volumes. Drawing on Hurd, Beattie, and Warton, and in places cribbing from Clara Reeve's Progress of Romance (1785) and John Moore's Commpncement and Progress of Romance (1797) in its exposition of classical, medieval and renaissance...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
... contemporary readers to “lyrical realism” (exemplified in Joseph O'Neill's Netherland ) and championed a more avant-gardist tradition (exemplified in the novels of Tom McCarthy). Smith expressed doubt about the realist depths and humanist sensibilities of O'Neill, noting that he links deep soul to the...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 338–368.
Published: 01 November 2001
... with efforts to untangle and evaluate Agee's oeuvre. l9 Many reviewers noted the use of possessions in documentary narrative. For example, see Goodman. JEANNEFOLLANSBEE QUINN I IRONY AND IDENTIFICATION Uncle Tom" and of approaching "the difficult question of share-cropping...