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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 265–288.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Kazuo Ishiguro. The New 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...
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Novel (1 November 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 (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
... 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 The...
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Novel (1 August 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 of...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 May 2015
... thrilling thing about the book is its exploration of that previously unmapped continent of nonnarrative novelistic features that increasingly cluster around the pole of affect. Moreover, because Jameson thoroughly convinces us that their aesthetic effects became splendidly visible at the moment when they...
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Novel (1 November 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 (1 August 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...
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Novel (1 May 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 (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
... 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 (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 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 and...
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Novel (1 May 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 of...
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Novel (1 August 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 (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 May 2012
... also some of the most central aspects of our relationship with narratives whose outcomes we care intensely about even though our caring cannot affect those outcomes. Fictional characters are especially immune to the exercise of a reader's or audience's will, so Newcomb's problem is particularly...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 327–342.
Published: 01 November 2012
... constitutes, legitimates, and sometimes alters the institutional conditions that regulated disparate aspects of the social order. Because of their capacity to take hold of the processes of behaving, thinking, and feeling immanent to their readers' conduct and to create affective protocols that introduce and...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to Native American fiction, alongside his claim that a certain form of affective fallacy is at play within Native American literary criticism, Treuer seems relatively disinterested in real-world situations or contexts. In response, the essay examines his particular emphasis on “artistry” and “style...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
... discontinuity associated with newly enfranchised Irish populations—the very modes of thought and feeling Enlightenment theories of sociality had classified as disruptive to sympathetic economy—prove key to internalizing and embodying statistical abstractions. The unruly affective signature of the masses long...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to confront and to disavow these origins. How might this problem affect the aesthetics of the realist novel? This article argues that the historical novels produced in places like Australia and New Zealand constitute a distinctive variant of literary realism inflected by the ideological tensions of...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
... principle 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...
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Novel (1 August 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 (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
... outmoded word 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. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited...