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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
... on Violence.” 1933 . Bercovitch ed., 399 –400. Worringer , Wilhelm . Abstraction and Empathy: A Contribution to the Psychology of Style . Chicago: Elephant Paperbacks, 1997 . West's Deadpan: Affect, Slapstick, and Publicity in Miss Lonelyhearts JUSTUS NIELAND...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 265–288.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Republic 16 May 2005 : 36 –39. Žižek , Slavoj . The Fragile Absolute, or Why is the Christian Legacy Worth Fighting For? New York: Verso, 2000 . Immaterial Labors: Ishiguro, Class, and Affect LISA FLUET Mr. Stevens's...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 November 2007
...PRASEEDA GOPINATH PETER KALLINEY, Cities of Affluence and Anger: A Literary Geography of Modern Englishness (Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2006), pp. 288, cloth, $59.50, paper, $22.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Affect and the City PETER...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 May 2020
... forestalling any attempt to move beyond the paradigms of globalization. In both Doris Lessing's The Four-Gated City (1969) and Ben Lerner's 10:04 (2015), the relationship between parts and whole takes shape via the medium of affect, as the defining characteristic of the part becomes a desire for the whole...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Cindy Weinstein JANE F. THRAILKILL, Affecting Fictions: Mind, Body, and Emotion in American Literary Realism (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2007), pp. 320, cloth, $47.50. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Fleissner , Jennifer L. Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 96–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Bede Scott Abstract Situated at the intersection of postcolonialism and affect studies, this essay explores the significance of wonder in Hanya Yanagihara's The People in the Trees (2013). In her novel, Yanagihara provides a detailed account of an anthropological expedition to the remote...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 May 2015
... chapter, on affect, that we can see how far Jameson's theory will depart from his predecessors', and when that departure arrives, the reader has probably already been pondering a terminological shift that was abruptly made in the introduction, where the author simply labeled the realm of his perpetual...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 451–459.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Meegan Kennedy Literary critics' work on the sensation novel has often focused on these novels' purported ability to create affect—specifically suspense, shock, and fear—in their readers. This critical emphasis on how novels reproduce affect in the reader overlooks how they record affect...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 326–331.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., in miniature, the affective processes involved in the work as a whole. It is intended as a microcosm of the temporal workings of long narrative. Rather than offering the “see, it works this way” epistemology of close reading, it functions in Victorian reviewing and novel theory as “see, it feels this way...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 19–22.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Kate Flint In this response piece, I consider the variety of ways in which reading may be said to work upon a reader, and I bring out the importance of the idea of affect in this respect. I note that affect is frequently conceived of in a positive light, and my argument shifts to ask what happens...
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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 (2021) 54 (1): 104–119.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Jack Dudley Abstract Ecological catastrophe has challenged the contemporary novel to find forms that convey the scale and affective conditions of life amid looming planetary devastation. While sincere tragedy has been the dominant mode and tone of the novel's approach, recent scholarship has...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... bridge, we find an emphasis on the radical horizontalization of political subjectivity and power against perceived hierarchies of institutional control. The discourse of laissez-faire—and sometime democratic—horizontalization turns on affect as an organizing principle (i.e., morality, sentiment, emotion...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Aaron Rosenberg Abstract This essay considers how the representation of deep time affects, and is affected by, literary genres. It takes The Time Machine (1895) as its case study, investigating the ways in which H. G. Wells's work repurposes the conventions of the romance genre as a means...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and Virginia Woolf's construction, this article proposes empty-house-time as a distinctive narrative chronotope, one that nineteenth- and twentieth-century British writers use to investigate the processes of realist fiction, especially its affective dimensions. Taking the character-less built environment...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... this transition from general ideas to their individualized incarnations, it explores the way in which the affective investment necessary for this conversion depends on a prolonged experience of shared time and space. By showing how the novel extends to written documents themselves the effects of shared time...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 197–216.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Edward Morgan Day Frank Working at the intersection of literary sociology and affect theory, this essay considers the rise of interest as an organizing principle in the American school system at the turn of the twentieth century, alongside the fixation on disgust in the period's literature...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
... endless, process of creation anew (production and reproduction) necessary for the maintenance of life, self, social group, family bonds, affect. In doing so they diverge from the norms that characterize the English novel in its hegemonic form, where survival is merely the taken-for-granted precondition...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 297–303.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of Melanie Klein begins to suggest why it should have such a consequential literary role. Attending to the primitive, destructive, and relational qualities that Klein associates with this affect enables us to identify a literary current of envy—one that elucidates the emotionally violent, socially...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of the rational mind. These texts are representative of an epistemic shift from reason to affect that is paralleled by a shift from word to image—understanding visuality as the dominant metonym of sensorial representation and cognition. Visual Storytelling: Cinematic Ekphrasis in the Latin American Novel...