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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 326–351.
Published: 01 November 2004
.... Geoffrey Bennington and Rachel Bowlby. Chicago: Chicago UP, 1989 . Derrida , Jacques . “The Animal that Therefore I am (More to Follow)” Critical Inquiry 28.2 ( 2002 ): 369 –418. Erdinast-Vulcan , Daphna . Joseph Conrad and the Modern Temper . Oxford: Clarendon P, 1991...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 148–153.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jane F. Thrailkill Lundblad Michael , The Birth of a Jungle: Animality in Progressive-Era U.S. Literature and Culture ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2013 ), 240 pp., cloth, $69.00 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 There is an important biologic backstory to Michael...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Christine Mahady This essay examines the ways in which depictions of animal and human corporeality in Jack London's fiction support an ethics concerned with cultivating a greater attunement to one's surroundings, including other bodies. In contrast to previous readings that understand London's...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 97–111.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Naomi Milthorpe The tension between precisions and generalities that catches scholars seeking to define the character of literary modernism fruitfully animates the work of novelist Henry Green. Green takes as his subject matter the ordinary stuff of life—commonplace language, routine experiences...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 26–48.
Published: 01 May 2016
... naturalist foil Dr. Obed Bat. I then outline the phenomenology of capture as a mode of vision, unfolding not only what capture makes visible but also what it obscures—and how animals appear and disappear in capture. Finally, I show how vision becomes supervision when the logic of capture extends from animals...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 474–481.
Published: 01 November 2009
... be understood as an extended thinking through of these very topics. Hardy's novel, written at a moment at which long-standing distinctions between the human and the animal body were breaking down, represents the sheep fold as a zone of species indistinction where sheep, dogs, and human beings overlap, co...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
... aspirations animating William Faulkner's Depression-era achievement. In this case, the guiding claim is that his novelistic enterprise culminates in a reflexive analysis of the fantasy organizing his literary labors throughout the period. More precisely, “The Bear” in Go Down Moses reveals the extent to which...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Kent Puckett This essay asks why Alice's Adventures in Wonderland would feature something as practically political as a caucus. After nearly drowning in Alice's tears, the Dodo suggests to her and other animals “that the best thing to get us dry would be a Caucus-race.” In order to figure out what...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and Heathcliff—in the novel means “reading” material, texture, the weight and heft of objects. Things, I argue, find animation through being touched, irradiated even, by death. © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Ariès Philippe . The Hour of Our Death . Trans. Weaver...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... comes to represent less a specific social problem than the social as a problem in itself, since it makes visible the biological life of the human, or what Giorgio Agamben, citing the eighteenth-century French physiologist Xavier Bichat, calls the animale-di-dentro , or “internal animal” ( 15...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 149–152.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Deborah Denenholz Morse Ivan Kreilkamp , Minor Creatures: Persons, Animals, and the Victorian Novel ( Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2018 ), pp. 240 , cloth, $90.00 . Copyright © 2021 by Novel, Inc. 2021 Minor Creatures is an important and original study that reinterprets...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 98–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: New Writing, Photographs and Art. Spec. issue of TriQuarterly 69 ( 1987 ): 454 –64. Coetzee , J.M. Waiting for the Barbarians . London: Secker & Warburg, 1980 . Coetzee , J.M. with Garber, Marjorie, Peter Singer, Wendy Doniger, and Barbara Smuts. The Lives of Animals...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
... “eyes, if eyes they may be called” (35), renders them objects of science; it is as if Shelley takes up Descartes's dead eye (here spilling from its setting) and turns it on Victor. Alienating the eye of the creature allows Victor to dehumanize him into the scrapheap of his origins—human and animal...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that endows magical abilities and functions, as Cheryl Stobie notes, as the utopian compensation for the animalling). With its biological overtones, the term aposymbiot captures the intimately entangled quality of these new human-animal assemblages. Although not physically connected ( apo : away, apart...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 284–303.
Published: 01 August 2019
... . Puchner Martin . “ J. M. Coetzee’s Novels of Thinking .” Raritan 30 . 4 ( 2011 ): 1 – 12 . Santayana George . Scepticism and Animal Faith . New York : Scribner , 1923 . Seshagiri Urmilla . “ The Boy of La Mancha: J. M. Coetzee’s The Childhood of Jesus .” Contemporary...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 371–373.
Published: 01 November 2008
... and the Menagerie: Totality, Englishness, and Empire (Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2007), pp. 278, cloth, $41.95, CD, $9.95. Amidst increasing interest among literary critics in animal studies arrives a book less concerned with animals per se than with the power that accrues from their evocation...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2015
... at all here. ( Derrida 349 ) Derrida points up Agamben's misprision of Aristotle in the course of considering the persistent co-appearance of beast and sovereign as an outgrowth or symptom of man's political animality. If the agent of political power par excellence often appears in the image...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of the Posthuman TAMARA KETABGIAN, The Lives of Machines: The Industrial Imaginary in Victorian Literature and Culture (Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2011), pp. 252, paper, $35.00. Through recent accounts of cybernetics, artificial intelligence, and animal cognition, we have become familiar...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 63–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Our Mutual Friend creates a model of social life animated by combination and reaction between characters and objects. I argue that Dickens put into practice the same mechanisms to produce the social life of a city and the aesthetic form of the novel that Victorian science used to imagine biological...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2013
... precisely by drawing attention to contingency and multiplicity. Clarkson’s chapter titled “Voiceless” is a much-needed analysis of those texts by Coetzee that explore the nonhuman and the relationships between humans and other animals: Disgrace, especially, and the animal stories collected...