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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
... between the novel and history in a peculiarly sharp form, a point emphasized by Perry Anderson during a 1983 conference commemorating the centenary of Marx's death when he described Powell's avowedly anti-Marxist series A Dance to the Music of Time as “the most important piece of postwar fiction in the...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Rita Barnard If, as Benedict Anderson has argued, the realist novel has a particularly close relationship to the nation, what kind of narrative form would be best suited to transnational or even global fictions? This essay proposes a few answers to this question by looking first at what Roger Ebert...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
... submission. The essay thus engages with the recent affirmations of detachment as a critical value in the work of scholars like Amanda Anderson and David Wayne Thomas; but where these critics have stressed the Victorian ideal of detachment as a goal to be worked at, Eliot's vision of the novel reader as at...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 332–336.
Published: 01 August 2009
... ambivalent about the threat or promise of what Perry Anderson has called “the revolutionary horizon” visible at the turn into the twentieth century. In a contemporary, postmodern, historical novel such as Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day , history is what Pynchon calls “time's pathology”—a pathology whose...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Mary Helen McMurran Nearly a quarter century after Benedict Anderson's Imagined Communities , the novel seems to be less a national subject than a flexible citizen. But before Ian Watt's The Rise of the Novel , most novel histories took the mobility of prose fictions for granted; writers had long...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Bill Solomon This essay adopts Susan Stewart's notion of distressed genres as a way to interrogate the seemingly nostalgic strain of American modernist fiction produced in the early decades of the twentieth century. The first section reads Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio alongside Walter...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 November 2006
...LINDA ANDERSON JAMES O’ROURKE, Sex, Lies, and Autobiography: The Ethics of Confession (Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2006), pp. 208, cloth, $35.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Telling All JAMES O'ROURKE, Sex, Lies, and Aufobiography: The...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Emily Hodgson Anderson CONWAY ALLISON , The Protestant Whore: Courtesan Narrative and Religious Controversy in England, 1680–1750 ( Toronto : U of Toronto P , 2010 ), pp. 304 , cloth, $65.00 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Work Cited Armstrong...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Amanda Anderson Novel States zarena aslami, The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State (New York: Fordham UP, 2012), pp. 195, cloth, $55.00. Recent literary scholarship drawing on the Foucauldian concept of biopower...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 321–328.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Amanda Anderson A therapeutic impulse could be said to stand behind two distinctive responses to ideological criticism that have formed in the field of literary criticism over the past few decades. The first response is best characterized as an ascesis that willfully reduces the methodological...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Liberalism: An Interpretation for Our Time (2007); and Democracy's Children: Intellectuals and the Rise of Cultural Politics (2002), he is working at the National Humanities Center on a book on secular comedy in the Victorian novel. Anderson Amanda , Bleak Liberalism ( Chicago : U of Chicago...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2006
... English at the University of British Colu~nbia.She has published artides on George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, and Wes Anderson, among others. Her book on political economy in the Victorian novel is forthcoming. PmIJOSHI is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Puget Sound. She has written...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
... studies. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . Rev. ed. London: Verso, 1991 . Bakhtin , M. M. The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays . Trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Sensations . Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 1986 . Anderson Amanda . The Powers of Distance: Cosmopolitanism and the Cultivation of Detachment . Princeton : Princeton UP , 2001 . Anderson Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 375–378.
Published: 01 August 2010
... around them. So when a political scientist and area studies scholar like Benedict Anderson arrives at the novel by moving inward from the collective impulses of nationalism and anticolonialism after a rigorous assessment of social-scientific data, the event is an especially memorable one. One might...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 372–375.
Published: 01 August 2016
... identified not only an important thread in the postcolonial novel but also a trend that extends well beyond the postcolonial world. As Perry Anderson noted in a recent London Review of Books essay, the efflorescence of historical fictions in the past quarter century has been remarkable and certainly...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Exception, II: 524 Persuasion, II: 373 allusion, II: 423 authenticity, II: 423, 437, 467 Anderson, Amanda authorship, I: 268, 284 The Powers of Distance, II: 490 Bâ, Mariama Anderson, Benedict, II: 417; III: 107...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 521–524.
Published: 01 November 2011
... modernity that explain the construction of subjectivity in terms of what Svetlana Boym understands as multiple conceptions of time and what Anthony Giddens calls the separation of time and space. But other sources—from Benedict Anderson’s “homogenous empty time” to Wai Chee Dimock’s “deep time”—have...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 May 2007
... literature's investment in the "not-yet" as an "imaginative consolation for loss," a model of nationalism as compensation borrowed from Benedict Anderson's Imagined Communities. Strikingly new, however, is the insis- tence on reading Anderson's model in terms of Freud's familiar distinction between...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 364–367.
Published: 01 August 2016
... compliments Amanda Anderson's work on detachment, which argues for, in his retelling of her work, “the ability to think and know apart from hegemonic structures” (201n4). I have significant reservations about both the efficacy of this approach in general and its local revisionary impact in Reform Acts...