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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 93–118.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and the Other: How Anthropology Makes its Object . New York: Columbia UP, 1983 . Fee , Elizabeth . “The Sexual Politics of Victorian Social Anthropology.” Eds. Mary S. Hartman and Lois Banner. Clio’s Consciousness Raised: New Perspectives on the History of Women . New York: Octagon, 1974 . 86 –102...
Novel (2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Tim Watson I analyze Saul Bellow's 1959 novel Henderson the Rain King as a prime example of a postwar American transformation in the idea of culture, in which anthropological ideas of culture as a whole way of life partially displaced an idea of culture as refinement. Bellow's protagonist, Eugene...
Novel (2010) 43 (1): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Kathy Alexis Psomiades Both the novel and anthropology think about and through marriage and kinship. Furthermore, many of us use theories that ultimately originate in anthropology to think about how marriage and kinship work in the novel. This essay argues that the historical emergence...
Novel (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...
Novel (2009) 42 (3): 431–436.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Christopher Herbert The key principle of Victorian cultural anthropology, the doctrine of obsolescent “survivals,” had as its Gothic counterpart the implication that atavistic residues of early human stages could persist in modernity and might at any moment unexpectedly resurface. One crystallizing...
Novel (2020) 53 (1): 96–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Bede Scott Abstract Situated at the intersection of postcolonialism and affect studies, this essay explores the significance of wonder in Hanya Yanagihara's The People in the Trees (2013). In her novel, Yanagihara provides a detailed account of an anthropological expedition to the remote...
Novel (2012) 45 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Nidesh Lawtoo In the wake of Chinua Achebe's critique of Conrad as a “thoroughgoing racist,” much has been said about race in Heart of Darkness ; and yet, so far, the anthropological meaning of the rituals Conrad describes has tended to remain unexplored. “A Picture of Europe” reopens the race...
Novel (2010) 43 (3): 510–514.
Published: 01 November 2010
... (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2009), pp. 384, cloth, $45.00. Christopher Douglas’s A Genealogy of Literary Multiculturalism studies the intersection of literature and social science. It does so by focusing on the concept of culture that developed in the disciplines of cultural anthropology in the 1920s...
Novel (2006) 39 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 August 2006
... in this taxonomy of society and the individual? More recently, theorists have sought to break hmthe list of designa- tions associated with identity politics. Pointing to such studies as Richard G. Fox and Barbara J. King's Anthropology Beyond Culture, Victoria E. Bonnell and Lynn Hunt's Beyond...
Novel (2009) 42 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., Interruption, Autoethnography: Toward Disorienting Fiction, Part 2 James Buzard In Myth, Rhetoric, and the Voice of Authority (1992), Marc Manganaro called atten- tion to a remarkable asynchrony between modernist literature and the already outmoded Victorian comparativist anthropology it fed...
Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., the discipline of anthropology. In this, his approach is compatible with recent studies of modernist literature as well as inquiries into the epis- temic forces of modern colonialism, both of which have repeatedly turned to the disci- pline of anthropology. Marx, in his engagement with ethnographic...
Novel (2005) 39 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the inventors of twentieth-century anthropology's concept of "culture," Buzard argues that mid-century novels produce Britishness as a national culture through a series of narrative techniques that will later ame to characterize anthropol- ogy's Participant Observer. And "defensive, rather than smug...
Novel (2005) 39 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., Nassau Senior, J. R. McCulloch and William Stanley Jevons, she also traces minutely the links between the work of these authors and the formation of ideas of culture and its mDde of symbolization in Victorian anthropology and in literary modernism that form the begn- nings, and perhaps the bedrock...
Novel (2015) 48 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 November 2015
... draws much of his discussion of the anthropological exotic from book reviews, not from the texts themselves—particularly, for instance, in his main example of the marketplace's operations: Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. The difficulty, however, is that Gui does not consider the stylistic...
Novel (2011) 44 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of this has brought the work of literary critics newly close to the traditional labor of anthropology, which since the nineteenth century has attended to the interrelations of folklore and tool making, legal norms and material practices. But if anthropologists have been doing the work of connecting...
Novel (2014) 47 (3): 489–492.
Published: 01 November 2014
... anthropolog- ical discourses about the minutiae of everyday life. Arguing that a ‘‘global reading of the cul- tural politics of the quotidian’’ must also ‘‘engage in a necessary conversation with anthro- pology’’ and ‘‘cultural studies Majumdar’s method enfolds interdisciplinary scrutiny (25). This method...
Novel (2004) 38 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 May 2004
...). The book centers on four novels from the 1890s that, according to Brown, "adamantly make 'things' . .. a problem in their own right" (18). Considered alongside nonliterary texts from the period (the pragmatist philosophy of James and Dewey, anthropological texts on ethnological artifacts...
Novel (1999) 33 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Persians re- semble the English playing Chinese. If domestic realism performs endocultural reification, or the consolidation of the national stereotype from within, the orien- tal tale features a fluid circulation of endocultural and exocultural processes, leading to pseudo-anthropological...
Novel (2023) 56 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., Hegland's characters learn to survive the wilderness by reading about the people who inhabited the forest before them. For Payne, the accounts of indigenous ancestors in Hegland's text are tools of “speculative anthropology,” which, unlike Rousseau's “depressive anthropology,” allows us to learn useful...
Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 193–213.
Published: 01 November 2005
... . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1998 . Doody , Margaret Anne . The True Story of the Novel . New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1996 . Fabian , Johannes . Time and the Other. How Anthropology Makes Its Object . New York: Columbia UP, 1983 . Gallagher , Catherine . Nobody’s Story...