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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 264–278.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Possibilities of Transformation within the Capitalist World Economy.” African Studies Review 17 ( 1974 ): 1 –26. Afkican Literature, Modernism, and the Problem ofPolitica1 Subjectivity NICHOLAS BROWN What does it mean to talk about the politics of form? In...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 14–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Simon Gikandi © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press The African Example SIMON GIKANDI The place of the novel in Africa has been defined by a paradox: novels have always been confined to a very small elite, those with a secondary school or university...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jeanne-Marie Jackson Abstract This essay argues for a structuralist approach to reading the recurrence of formal, geographic, and epistemological schisms in the Zimbabwean novel from the 1970s through today. The essay makes this claim within a wider context of plurality's fetishization in African...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Susan Z. Andrade Until recently, studies of postcolonial African novels emphasized the genre's relation to anticolonial critique and its expression of collective resistance. In response to the overwhelming assumption that novels from Africa were primarily anthropological artifacts rather than works...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Rolland Murray Literary and cultural critics have tended to interpret African American literary postmodernism as a broad threat to the cohesion of racial community. Alternatively, this essay submits that contemporary novels by Charles Johnson, Andrea Lee, and others have also construed these...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of court, and then published Randall's novel—it misstated the political nature of parody to achieve a legal benefit. By sharpening the definition of parody to include the trope of irony, I demarcate the fine line separating African American literature's historic attacks on racial stereotypes from...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2000
... –118. Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . New York: Verso, 1983 . Andrews , William . “The Novelization of Voice in Early African American Narrative.” PMLA 105 ( 1990 ): 23 –34. Andrews , William , ed. The...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Quinby. Boston: Northeastern UP, 1988 . 43 –58. Bradford , Helen . “Olive Schreiner’s Hidden Agony: Fact, Fiction and Teenage Abortion.” Journal of Southern African Studies 21 ( 1995 ): 623 –41. Butler , Judith . Bodies that Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex.” New York...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 151–168.
Published: 01 November 2002
...MADHU DUBEY Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Baker , Houston A. Jr . Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987 . Bell , Bernard W. Clarence Major and His Art: Portraits of an African American Postmodernist . Chapel Hill: U of...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
...W. LAWRENCE HOGUE Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Bell , Bernard W. , ed. Clarence Major and His Art: Portraits of an African American Postmodernist . Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2001 . Bradfield , Larry D. “Beyond Mimetic Exhaustion: The Reflex and...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2002
...OLAKUNLE GEORGE Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Achebe , Chinua . The African Trilogy . London: Picador, 1988 . Achebe , Chinua . Anthills of the Savannah . New York: Doubleday, 1987 . Achebe , Chinua . Arrow of God . New York: Doubleday, 1989...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Monica Popescu Andrade Susan , The Nation Writ Small: African Fictions and Feminisms, 1958–1988 ( Duke UP , 2011 ) , pp. 272, cloth , $65.62 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 The best scholarship shifts paradigms by making visible domains that have existed in a...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 236–261.
Published: 01 August 2016
... restoration, Arango keeps at bay a widely discussed alternative that confronted former veterans like Khadim: many veterans were forced to reenlist and become subject once again to the precarity of conflict. 1 Arango's story instead focuses on the restoration of normal life. Contemporary African realists...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 277–302.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Joburg in South African English Fiction.” Kunapipi 7 ( 1985 ): 61 –80. Heyns , Michiel . “Fathers and Sons: Structures of Erotic Patriarchy in Afrikaans Writing of the Emergency.” Ariel 27 ( 1996 ): 81 –104. Johnson , R. W. “The New South Africa.” National Review 31 December...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... would surprise the president, implying that Washington has been given black characteristics, evoking minstrelsy's use of costumes and burnt-cork makeup to exaggerate African features. All told, Tom's portrait of Washington appears to be in blackface. In her feminist reading of the novel...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Daylanne K. English In this essay I offer a temporal-philosophical and literary-political reading of Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins detective novel series. African American literature has conventionally been understood as following its own timeline; however, ascribing a distinct temporality to black...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 423–430.
Published: 01 November 2009
... surprisingly extensive antebellum engagement with Bleak House on the part of African Americans and abolitionists, I show how such a combination of methods enables us to tease out the determinants, mechanics, and implications of readerly identification and appropriation across racial and national lines. African...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Henderson, is not a trained anthropologist, but he represents this transition from one idea of culture to another. The scion of a literary New England family, Henderson leaves his library to travel among Africans he hopes to encounter as cultural equals. Henderson the Rain King is an ethnographic novel...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Nancy Bentley For diasporic African peoples, the transatlantic slave trade created a condition of “kinlessness,” a legal and social exclusion from recognized forms of family affiliation. This kinless condition, moreover, was transmitted through birth, making kinlessness a logical impossibility even...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 364–385.
Published: 01 November 2013
... contests the multivalent structures of hysteria, trauma, miscegenation, and incest in an effort to undermine dominant modes of representing African Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century. On the other hand, critics such as Cynthia Schrager and Colleen O'Brien have looked to the ways in which...