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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Raji Vallury My article studies the implications of Jacques Rancière's concepts of literary misunderstanding and political dissensus for our understanding of the politics of postcolonial fiction. The disjunctive junction that Rancière establishes between the politics of aesthetics...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Capitalism.” Journal of Historical Sociology 11 ( 1998 ): 316 –40. Bronfen , Elisabeth . Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic . New York: Routledge, 1992 . Coombes , Annie E. Reinventing Africa: Museums, Material Culture and Popular Imagination in Late Victorian...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., 1754 . Eighteenth-Century Fiction Full-Text Database. Chadwyck-Healey, 1996. < http://collections.chadwyck.com >. Schor , Naomi . Reading in Detail: Aesthetics and the Feminine . New York: Methuen, 1987 . Scott , Walter . Sir Walter Scott on Novelists and Fiction . Ed. Ioan...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... aesthetic as a form of social labor whose capitalized temporality is brought into focus and arrested by the form of the novel itself. By offering the self-managerial aesthetic as an object of thought, the novel opens it to the dynamics of intellectual reproduction and continued critical thinking. © 2009...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 121–143.
Published: 01 May 2007
...PEGGY A. KNAPP Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Works Cited Armstrong , Isobel . The Radical Aesthetic . Oxford: Blackwell, 2000 . Arnold , Matthew . “Dover Beach.” Selected Poems . Ed. Keith Silver. Manchester: Carcanet, 1994 . 105 –06. Augustine. Confessions...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
... has long been recognized as an early example of modernist aesthetics and has earned the novel a central place within diverse genealogies of modernism. As James McFarlane wrote in 1956, in Hunger “it is as though some of the catch-phrases current in Europe some twenty-five or thirty or so years later...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 254–273.
Published: 01 August 2020
...John Sampson Abstract “Untimely Love” reassesses the aesthetic choices and political implications of Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence (1920), first by highlighting a surprising overlap between Wharton and the anarcho-feminist Emma Goldman. Wharton's novelistic critique of New York society's...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Padraig Kirwan Much has been written about how contemporary Native American writers explore the intersection between cultural or social materialities on the one hand and aesthetic or imaginative autonomies on the other. In keeping with that discussion, this essay examines David Treuer's Little...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Rose Casey Drawing upon research into Indian property law, this essay offers a new perspective on both the feminist interventions and the aesthetic innovations of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things . This essay is the first to show how The God of Small Things' feminist critique is established...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Terri Weissman This article considers the relationship between lens-based (or photographic) realism and the narrative realism of literary texts with the aim of constructing a model of durational aesthetics that takes into account the simultaneous singularity and ongoingness of the photographic...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 May 1999
...CHERENE M. SHERRARD ALMA JEAN BILLINGSLEA-BROWN, Crossing Borders Through Folklore: African American Women’s Fiction and Art (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999), pp. 146, $27.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Conjuring the Folk Aesthetic ALMA...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Tom Perrin This article contributes to the formulation of an aesthetics of the so-called middlebrow novel during the early Cold War years, when the term middlebrow was in its widest circulation. It argues that in their work middlebrow authors frequently attempt to adapt the Enlightenment paradigm...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
... a seemingly autonomous and self-sustaining pattern of affective engagements that he, nevertheless, demonstrates are supported by a set of economic relations to which his form consistently, but obliquely, gestures. While the Ververs work to turn economics into affect, James uses aesthetic form to force our...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... , is realized through such traditional modernist strategies as syntactic decomposition, parataxis, impressionism, and more (205). Beyond this, Vadde deftly detects an aesthetic that paradoxically embraces both partiality and fullness, the latter an effect of the intense saturation of Smith's descriptive...
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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 (2020) 53 (2): 280–284.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Anna Gibson Benjamin Morgan , The Outward Mind: Materialist Aesthetics in Victorian Science and Literature ( Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2017 ), pp. 368 , cloth, $105.00 ; paper, $35.00 . Copyright © 2020 by Novel, Inc. 2020 When Victorian critics like Margaret Oliphant...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 155–158.
Published: 01 May 2015
... preindustrial methods to produce very expensive and exquisitely beautiful editions. In both ventures, Morris took on “realism”—realistic politics, the aesthetic norms of realism—as obstacles to creative expression and revolutionary change. Miller follows critics like Jerome McGann, who admire Morris's artfully...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 196–206.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Stephen M. Barber This essay argues that Woolf's late work is both the condition and the effect of her turn in the early 1930s to an aesthetics of existence. Far from signifying a withdrawal from the world, Woolf's “philosophy of the free soul” intensified her relationship with politics. The two...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 446–464.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Ryan Canlas This essay reads Jean-Paul Sartre's notion of literary “engagement” alongside Hannah Arendt's writings on literature as a way of establishing the importance that both writers accord to the practice of reading literature as a form of aesthetic judgment. By paying particular attention...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to such colonial locations as they appear in the novel, I advance a claim concerning aesthetics and politics: namely, in the eighteenth century it is the demos—the collectivity and the geography of that collectivity, the defining of a people —that requires constituting by way of the genre of the novel as much...