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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Maud Ellmann For Britons during World War II, war was in the air, in the form of bombing raids, but also on the air, in the form of news and propaganda on the radio. “Everyday War” shows how Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Townsend Warner respond to war in the air by turning to the English countryside...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 May 2010
... inclination toward retrospection. Comparable forms of nostalgia for the Edwardian period persist in 1930s fiction and are explored in this essay, along with an inheritance of modernist narrative techniques, in novels including The Memorial, Eyeless in Gaza, A Scots Quair , and Coming Up for Air . The essay...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Gillen D'arcy Wood Lewis Jayne Elizabeth , Air's Appearance: Literary Atmosphere in British Fiction, 1660–1794 . ( Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2012 ), pp. 304 , cloth, $45.00 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press The Headwinds of ‘‘Cli-Crit...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2011
... print form, thought is more imperishable than ever; it is volatile, ethereal, indestructible. It is mingled with the air. In the days of architecture it made a mountain of itself, and forcibly took hold [s’emparait] of a century and a place. Now it makes itself into a flock of birds, scat- ters...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2019
... deep into insensible micromatter. The empirical knowledge of air he acquired from his air-pump experiments, for example, hinged on what they revealed about a key physical property—“springiness”—of constituent particles that could not be perceived by the senses. Similarly, Enlightenment empiricists did...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 249–267.
Published: 01 August 2011
... irreconcilable)” (193). In the sonic universe of Melville’s materialist gothic, words mean only what they are, which, in the final analysis, is nothing but air. But air is far from nothing. Poe’s aesthetic philosophy pays particular attention to the material qualities of sound. In his dialogue-driven...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 274–275.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Hester and her scarlet letter in a variety of venues, from Playboy cartoons to contemporary news accounts of Monica Lewinsky and Air Force Lt. Kelly Flinn. Although this proliferation of allusions has been celebrated as a sign of Hawthorne's healthy legacy, Barlowe suggests that it is more...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
... : Cambridge UP , 1999 . Shapin Steven Schaffer Simon . Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1985 . Stafford Barbara Maria . Artful Science: Enlightenment Entertainment and the Eclipse of Visual Education . Cambridge...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2018
... divided since it does not need to be parceled out for ownership (just like our understanding of the air, owned by no one). As a result, there is nothing to compare and thus no need for equality (which is predicated on comparison). And yet, as Stout shows, while deleting property does away with the...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 1999
... ignorance of war-represents a more willful psychological distance that civilians worked hard to maintain, despite wartime hardships (like rationing and air raids) that blurred the lines between soldiers and non-combatants and that encour- aged civilians to recognize the proximate danger of warfare...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 286–288.
Published: 01 August 2015
... related rise of the novel and the emergence of the modern individual that the modest shift Brian Michael Norton undertakes in his new study comes as a breath of fresh air. Fiction and the Philosophy of Happiness: Ethical Inquiries in the Age of Enlightenment is an admirably focused monograph that opens...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
... continuation of war by other means. The ubiquity of wireless communication means war is not just reported but perpetrated on the air, through the medial dissemination of the news and propaganda. War is both in the air and on the air. Violence and the communication of violence occupy the same airspace. In...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 176–187.
Published: 01 August 2018
... about sound over the air or through headphones, the air has been marked. The air has been scored. This is not a metaphor, it has quite literally been scored into lines and waves. So I think there is a total, scriptural materiality about early radio, and for me, sound in its entirety is a subcategory of...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
... all space; and (3) total archival retention, aggregating surveillance diachronically in storage (38–39). All of this adds up to what Chamayou calls a “revolution in sighting” ( 38 ). The US Air Force's incredibly named Gorgon Stare program, for example, offers what its advocates call an “unrelenting...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 196–209.
Published: 01 August 2014
... enduring. This is where the issue of the specificity of the thread comes in. But it is also where a new paradox pops up. The materialist novelist, says Woolf, is constrained by ‘‘some powerful andunscrupulous tyrant . . . to provide a plot, to provide comedy, tragedy, love interest, and an air of...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 August 2000
... posses- sion of only three ships who dreams of enhancing his business. Powerful sensual imagery situates Mehuru in his idyllic African world: "Mehuru woke at dawn with the air cool on his outstretched body. He opened his eyes in the half- darkness and sniffed the air as if the light wind...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... . Truong Monique . The Book of Salt . Boston : Houghton Mifflin , 2003 . ———. “Interview with Monique Truong.” Readers Read May 2003 . < http://www.readersread.com/features/moniquetruong.htm > ———. “Into Thin Air: Monique Truong Is Caught between Her Country of Birth and her...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... victory feast even parodies the last supper, with Sam "rising, full of supper and glory" (66). By the end of his speech, Sam has become a self-enthroned amalgam of ambiguous powers. He is both a spiritual and secular icon: a mock Jesus, a mock Uncle Sam, a threatening hybrid. With an air of...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... lack of air” (50). Paul Wearing’s graphic image of the snake in the box, the round in the square, so prominent on the covers of later African Writers Series editions of Arrow of God, reminds us that the book we hold in our hands is itself an airless rectangular container in which the wild, the...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 83–92.
Published: 01 May 2010
... . London: BFI, 2001 . Mishra , Vijay . Bollywood Cinema: Temples of Desire . New York: Routledge, 2002 . Nafisi , Azar . Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books . New York: Random, 2004 . “PBS to Air Adaptations of Jane Austen Novels.” Narr. Lynn , Neary . Morning...