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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... simultaneously knows to be not quite true or not quite one's own. In addition, it argues that in promoting this experience, Wilde is explicitly critiquing a model of belief popularized by Cardinal Newman in his 1870 An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent . There, Newman claims that one knows when one's beliefs...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 327–331.
Published: 01 August 2023
... food parcels to distribute to people living with HIV in the area. Our visits were difficult. Many of the patients had full-blown AIDS. I remember one woman had a five-year-old son—a stylish little gent who cheerfully chatted with us and asked us to photograph him in different poses. His mother had...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 436–440.
Published: 01 November 2017
... acknowledging that residue of religiosity that many of us brought to the project of poststructuralism. With the aid of poststructuralism, my reading was not simply close. It was an attempt to inhabit the text at hand, an attempt to gather the text so close to hand that the text became a loophole of retreat...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 316–320.
Published: 01 August 2017
... addresses the dehumanization of humanitarian aid, which “unworlds the world of an aid-receiving people,” creating “long-term structural dependency” rather than the self-determination that should have resulted from independence (279, 294). Instead, Farah locates self-determination in the act of storytelling...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 518–546.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., as they become identified with particular human beings through ownership, use, habit, and so on. In their associative capacity, they may serve as involuntary triggers, in life as in literature, for a person's remembrance of a time, place, event, or individual, or come to be consciously deployed aide-mémoire...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 240–264.
Published: 01 November 2007
...: Television and Humanitarian Aid.” Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention . Ed. Jonathan Moore. Lanham: Rowman, 1998 . 287 –302. Ignatieff , Michael . The Warrior’s Honor: Ethnic War and the Modern Conscience . New York: Metropolitan, 1997 . Ishiguro , Kazuo...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2022
... equity includes prominent veterans of the HIV/AIDS movement, and the lifesaving activism around HIV/AIDS that was undertaken by groups like ACT UP had a crucial and perhaps obligatory identarian framework: the US AIDS epidemic was fundamentally exacerbated by homophobia, and the battle for AIDS...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
... a contradictory history in which a stratum of the black bourgeoisie, in the guise of benevolent aid, has often usurped the political autonomy of their less wealthy brethren. Histori- cally, African American novels have played a conspicuous yet under­appreciated role in anatomizing these very conflicts...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
... , Roger . “Think Beyond the Top Layer.” 6 Sept . 2007 . < http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070906/ANSWERMAN/709060306/-1/RSS >. Estin , Miriam . “Ghostwriting the Globe: David Mitchell's Ghostwritten and the Construction of a Cosmopolitan Narrative...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Hamblyn, Richard. Introduction. The Storm. By Daniel Defoe. Ed. Hamblyn. London: Pen- guin, 2005. x–xl. Haver, William. The Body of This Death: Historicity and Sociality in the Time of AIDS. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1996. Jankovi ´c, Vladimir. Reading the Skies: A Cultural History of English...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 436–438.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of our contemporary AIDS pan- demic and the orientalized plague that ravages the world in The Lasf Man-an implication readily available in a novel that so foregrounds the logic of prophecy and historical reckoning-but more significantly, the chapter's fusing of male love, history and the end(s...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 354–356.
Published: 01 August 2010
...” (153), but his own work is itself something of a “manic compendium”: the chapter on What Maisie Knew includes discussions of race, money, ghosts, empire, education, and exhibition, as well as an illuminating account of the popular late-eighteenth-century visual aid, the Claude Glass (a convex...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 309–312.
Published: 01 August 2011
... their discomfort. Such disenchantment matches their ambivalent view toward poetic classification. This chapter returns us significantly to Pound, who, with all the attendant ambivalence, provided this movement with a literary father figure of sorts and who, enlisting Zukofsky’s aid, classified them...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., of the side-by-side, of the dispersed. We are at a moment, I believe, when our experience of the world is less that of a long life developing through time than that of a network that connects points and intersects with its own skein. —Michel Foucault ( 1967 ) 1984 Aided by the critical wisdom of Novel...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 368–371.
Published: 01 August 2016
... the presumed benevolence of philanthropic gestures to secure the fictions of benevolent market forces and simultaneously to intervene in the lives of economic actors without appearing to do so in the name of charity or state aid. This required maintaining a careful insistence on the impersonality of giving...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., scientists, and aid workers are on the move, not only to Africa but to every corner of the globe, as Henderson tells his African translator, Romilayu: “Millions of Americans have gone forth since the war to redeem the present and discover the future . . . ​there are guys exactly like me in India...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 August 2000
... read into the nineteenth-century discourse that has grown up around AIDS. Chapter Three finds similar themes in the work of the Nobel Laureate Santiago Ramon y REVIEW I THE IDEA OF A GERM Cajal, who first distinguished independent neurons in the brain...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 506–509.
Published: 01 November 2010
...) in the 1830s. Bad form, Puckett contends, with the aid of references to Balzac, Gaskell, and Thackeray, “helps give 508 novel | fall 2010 character its depth, narrative its desire, and narration its authority” (15); he elucidates this argument through an extended treatment...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., conflict and containment, Eliot’s figurative steam engine is, above all, a sensory and emotional aid—a prosthetic means of imagining both psychic power and social pressure as intensities of abstract, convertible energy” (145). Ketabgian’s fascinating final chapter reads Eliot’s Daniel Deronda (1876...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 481–484.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., as is the comparison of Edelman's and Dan Savage's, on the face of it, mutually hostile projects. And the book develops two distinct, if overlapping, theoretical resources that will certainly aid new scholarship in these areas. The first is the depth of its engagement with various time philosophies—not only...