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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Maud Ellmann For Britons during World War II, war was in the air, in the form of bombing raids, but also on the air, in the form of news and propaganda on the radio. “Everyday War” shows how Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Townsend Warner respond to war in the air by turning to the English countryside...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
...David Glover In the immediate aftermath of World War II, the roman fleuve underwent an unexpected revival in Britain, reaching a new peak of popularity in the work of Anthony Powell, C. P. Snow, Lawrence Durrell, and Doris Lessing (among others). Its success raises the question of the relationship...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 323–325.
Published: 01 August 2019
... others, constitute the corpus of “global Latin American novels,” challenging prevailing notions of both globalization and world literature. Hoyos foregrounds the Latin American experience of nominally global events—from World War II and Nazi history, tales of escape to unlikely locales...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
...: What connects World War II aerial reconnaissance to Shakespeare studies? Answer: One of the great swords-into-plowshares narratives of the twentieth century. Richard Altick tells the story in his engrossing book The Scholar Adventurers. Dur- ing World War II, aerial...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 281–285.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... 336, paper , $24.95 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 These two books address the novel's cultural roles relative to prominent political institutions in the post–World War II United States. Michael Szalay's Hip Figures ties together the 1960s rebranding of the Democratic...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 471–474.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Chakravorty Spivak's “Can the Subaltern Speak?” (1988) in order to interpret the legacy of “mad speech” by women writers in post–World War II US fiction. Gaedtke departs from such rhetorical approaches to literary madness in order to investigate shared concerns of literary experimentalists and clinically...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and post–Cold War eras. The role of the cult in post–World War II literature has been relatively little studied, particularly as a nondemocratic space.1 In this essay, I propose that the topos of the cult—a set of conventions that developed through exchanges among post–World War II fiction, political...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Cultural Politics during World War II.” Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class . New York: Free Press, 1996 . 161 –227. Lee , Andrea . Sarah Phillips . 1984. Boston: Northeastern UP, 1993 . Lukács , Georg . The Historical Novel . Trans. Hannah Mitchell...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., including, mast recently, Literary Culture and U.S. Imperialism: From the Revolution to World War II (Oxford UP, 2000) and The New American Studies (U of Minnesota P, 2002); he has also edited a number of collections, most recently the New Riverside Edition of Selections from the Wrltings...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that manipulate diverse representations of totalitarianism akin to what used to be called antitotalitarian literature? In the World War II and Cold War eras, this literary resonance was appar- ent if not downright ubiquitous, as attested by the subgenre of antitotalitarian texts stretching from, say...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and their connections were needed. Despite this flaw, Levenback's study is a useful contribution to both Woolf studies and war studies. While few may agree with all of her readings (particularly those of Clarissa Dalloway or of Woolf's response to World War II), her commentary is thoughtful, provoca- tive...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
...” posited on the simultaneity of enchantment and disenchantment. Maud Ellmann's “Everyday War: Sylvia Townsend Warner and Virginia Woolf in World War II ” argues that aerial bombardment during World War II transformed war into a diffuse presence rather than a self-contained or isolatable event. Taking...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 140–145.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Service's interwar years and the emergence of the Eastern Service during World War II, when radio was increasingly aimed at defeating fascism. In essence, the Eastern Service was established to counter Berlin-based Azad Hind radio, broadcasting its anti-British message into British territory. Morse's...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2006
...-World War II U.S. international ascendancy. ROI.LAND \lURIWY is Assistant Professor of English at Brown University. He is the author of Orir Liuir~g Mnrilrnod: Liti~ntrrre,Block Pmiler, nrzd Mnscrrlirre Ideology (2006), and he is currently working on a book manuscript provisionally titled...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 309–311.
Published: 01 November 2007
...HANA WIRTH-NESHER MARIANNA TORGOVNICK, The War Complex: World War II in Our Time (Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2005), pp. 224, cloth, $25.00, paper, $17.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 This Sand, These Beaches MARIANNA TORGOVNICK, The War Complex: World War...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Revisited (1945), for example, follows only in part the pattern of idyllic analepsis outlined above. After a prologue set during World War II, its first book, “Et in Arcadia Ego,” begins with Charles Ryder’s return to Brideshead and his rec- ollection that “I have been here before . . . with Sebastian...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 May 2001
...PAUL GILES JOHN CARLOS ROWE, Literary Culture and U.S. Imperialism: From the Revolution to World War II (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), pp. 377, cloth, $55.00, paper, $19.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Imperial Literary Culture JOHN CARLOS...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 August 2017
... and the conceptual structures available to make sense of that experience. The Extinct Scene' s fourth chapter returns to England and to World War II. And much like the second chapter's expansion of historical fiction, “Gothic War” shows how Henry Moore's subway sketches and Elizabeth Bowen's The Demon Lover...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 14–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...- sis of the novel as the genre of modern life in crisis, its absence or paucity in Africa is one of the major enigmas in the history of the modern narrative. It was not until the period after World War II, in the age of decolonization, that novels took root in Africa as a disenchanted colonial...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
...–World War II novel (Atlas 270). In this essay, however, I also want to highlight and analyze some of the symptomatic and important changes that we can discover in the transition from Jake Barnes in Spain to Eugene Henderson in Africa. Most striking, perhaps, is the expanded geography required...