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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 280–284.
Published: 01 August 2020
... was invested in statistical linguistic analysis as well as in the affects of aesthetic experience). More important, Morgan suggests Lee's objective aesthetic theory may inspire ways of marrying phenomenological accounts of aesthetic experience (the feeling of reading, the affects of art) with quantifiable...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., at one point, to regard as a substitute for his own youth. This incorrigible tendency to live his life through the experiences of others might seem to conflict with the goals of Bildung or aesthetic education, since, if nothing else, the experiences that constitute such an education ought surely...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the term middlebrow from its familiar location within debates concerning cultural capital, “Rebuilding Bildung ” locates the middlebrow at the heart of a widespread mid-century debate concerning the value of aesthetic experience. In particular, this article argues that middlebrow authors generate...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of politics is shaped first and foremost by a sustained inquiry into the poetics of sense, or an aisthesis (the experience of sense, sensation, and sensibility), I try to bridge the conceptual gap he establishes between the sensible of aesthetics and the sensible of politics. Using a postcolonial novel, Tahar...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
... a foundational contestation of the category of ‘the normal’” ( 552 ). Starting from a similar premise, Michael Davidson argues for a modernist-inflected “disability aesthetics” that positions disability not as an encumbrance but as a conduit for defamiliarization: if aesthetic experience relies on novel...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... George . Charles Dickens: A Critical Study . London : Gresham , 1904 . Goodlad Lauren M. E. The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2015 . Goodlad Lauren M. E. , and Sartori Andrew , eds. The Ends...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
... fiction's capacity to inhabit both simultaneously. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Willa Cather modernism naturalism semidetached aesthetic experience When I look into the Aeneid now, I can always see two pictures: the one on the page, and another behind that: blue...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 November 2013
... theory implies that overwhelming experience halts thought and action, I argue that black radical aesthetics reveals how overwhelming experience engenders agency. © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Works Cited Armstrong Nancy . “The Future In and Of the Novel.” Novel 44...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and beyond all the more powerful and informed. She convincingly demonstrates that the category of aesthetic experience in the later decades of the nineteenth century was being defined and redefined by psychologists, philosophers, scientists, and novelists. Third, Thrailkill provides an account...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 339–362.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... The essay suggests that this capacity to illuminate the extraordinary within the ordinary and the illusory within the real becomes one of novelistic fiction's distinctive characteristics. The experience of apprehending the real is reframed as a source of aesthetic pleasure rather than knowledge. © 2014...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
... between modernism and spiritualism/occultism. The article takes Joseph Conrad's The Nigger of the “Narcissus” as a symptomatic instance of this dynamic, since it is perhaps the key transitional work from nineteenth-century realist aesthetics to modernist experiment in England. The article reveals...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2023
... that resembles both a formal experiment and a simple writerly failure. It then turns to the work of William Faulkner, whose novels Sanctuary and Absalom, Absalom! reveal a buried alliance between criticism's customary ways of understanding glitches and an older modernist aesthetics. In Absalom, Absalom...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 November 2013
... University. She is the author of Lyric Generations: Poetry and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century (2004) and Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience (2013).  JOHN RICHETTI is A. M. Rosenthal Professor of English (Emeritus) at the University of Pennsylvania. He has authored, most...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 224–242.
Published: 01 August 2015
...; it is a mode of interlingual writing that suspends the typical transaction of translation permanently between languages. Hemingway accomplishes this by using Spanish as a laboratory for his overlooked experiments in modernist mistranslation, which I trace through his development of cubist techniques...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 409–428.
Published: 01 November 2016
... to experience what Richard Wollheim has theorized as a fuller model of how we apprehend figures in art: through the “twofoldness” of holistic attention that simultaneously comprehends both the imputed reality and the aesthetic dimensions of represented figures. 4 For Wollheim, even while imagining...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
... reduction of character to idiomatic stereotypes with the author as master ventriloquist. More importantly, it led the way to the reinvention of the novel's acoustics. If traditionally subjugated by the domineering visual aesthetics of formal realism, which reduced voice to a rescindable soundtrack chained...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... constitutes markers of a story that can be categorized as historical fiction, this essay reads Truong's treatment of these figures as the vehicle through which she problematizes the act of giving a particular experience or subject historical presence. The essay explores how Truong uses Stein's modernist...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 236–261.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of a realist aesthetics stages a critique of key assumptions of the narratives of emergency, which place the victims in an overly determined condition where meaningful action is impossible. The works of Mda, Farah, and Akpan restore historical agency to characters who experience extreme insecurity and provoke...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the term “durational aesthetics,” however, is more in response to Nicolas Bourriaud 's term “relational aesthetics,” frequently presented as a mode of art-making engaged in creating experiences and addressing social relations that ultimately neglects the mechanics of collective action, which often involve...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2001
... a mutually generative dialectic whose terms relied upon one another for NOVEL I FALL 2001 completion" (3). Crucial to Pease's project, then, is the notion that the pure aesthetic experi- ence of the beautiful as articulated by Kant might not have been conceivable had pomogra- phy...