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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Berthold Schoene LEE SUE-IM , A Body of Individuals: The Paradox of Community in Contemporary Fiction ( Columbus : Ohio State UP , 2009 ), pp. 196 , cloth, $44.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press The Anti-instrumentalist Community sue-im...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... , Hana . City Codes: Reading the Modern Urban Novel . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996 . Wright , Richard . Native Son . New York: Perennial Classics, 1998 . The Schizophrenic Solution: Dialectics of Neurosis and Anti-psychiatric Animus in Ralph Ellison’s...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... oppressed other was the signature gesture of postmodern anti-instrumentality; given this tradition, nothing says the end of anti-instrumentality quite like the immediacy of abject, oppressed bodies. I read Oryx and Crake as a novel about the crisis of the anti-instrumental impulse, arguing that its...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 176–196.
Published: 01 August 2017
... transfer political power from one group, the aristocrats of the ancien régime, to another group, the people. This essay further suggests that this flattening of characters as individuals accords not only with an anti-individualist political history in which the French Revolution is understood as a battle...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 196–206.
Published: 01 August 2009
... central statements of this philosophy are The Years (1937) and Three Guineas (1938), the latter of which I suggest is not merely an antiwar pamphlet (according to critical convention) but also an anti-programmatic ethical treatise for living what Michel Foucault calls “the non-fascist life.” Criticism...
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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 May 2014) 47 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in the nation's cultural and political life, when forms of political engagement, democratic or anti-democratic, were at issue: Mori Ogai's 1890 The Dancing Girl , in the first mature bloom of Japan's cultural modernity and the formative years of a new democratic state; Natsume Soseki's 1914 Kokoro...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
... asking central anthropological questions: What are the patterns of culture? How far do they determine human thought and behavior? How and when do they change? However, given the novel's comic tone and Henderson's ludicrous failures in intercultural communication, it is also an anti-anthropological novel...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
... a robust pluralist practice in fact demands categorical delineation and opposition. In this way, Zimbabwean writers' frequent reliance on binary oppositions becomes the starting point for theorizing an argumentative novel form, which responds to but may not directly reflect the anti pluralist...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 224–242.
Published: 01 August 2015
... late modernist novel that looks forward to the depthless anti-epistemology of postmodernist writing. The essay concludes by sketching his place in this genealogy of contemporary writing. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Ernest Hemingway modernism translation Spanish cubism...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
... differentiates between those who feel and those about 7u?iom they feel may not be news to those who have studied anti-slavery literature. But with this book, Festa contributes a probing interrogation of the "distinction of sentimental feeling" and a wide-ranging analysis of the figures of speech that...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 May 2007
... been a strategic move in cultural studies, Sharman's orientation represents an equally strategic counter-maneuver. Chapters 2 and 3 follow up the questioning of the strategies of cultural studies. Chap- ter 2 deals with the virtues of "slow culture" and discusses the anti-elitist claims...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 May 2002
... peculiar status as evidence as well as experiment-site. Even Friedrich Kittler's Gramophone, Film, Typewriter (1986), despite an avowedly anti-hermeneutic methodology, relies on readings of fiction to mark the incursion of new media, which suggests that questions about the cut- ting edge of...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 May 2000
... philosophy of extreme rationalism inherited from the Greeks by way of Renaissance humanism, this chapter demonstrates authors' uses of neostoicism for colonial- ist and anti-colonial arguments. In addition to developing the contemporary connection between anticolonialism and anticorruption, the most...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 May 2001
... inspector to evaluate students while at the same time encouraging in them the ability to evaluate. A similar strategy occupies Ruskin, according to "'Preached to Death by a Mad Governess': Ruskin's Anti-Exam," Shuman's final chapter. Shuman reads the Ethics of Dust alongside "Queens' Gardens" and...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 327–329.
Published: 01 November 2002
... crystallize anti-Jewish nationalism and link cosmopolitanism to racial degeneration, and where the anarcho- Zionist Bernard Lazare imagined a "pariah community" that could counter anti-Semitic nationalism with "a cosmopolitan linking of other and other beyond the parochiaIism of the conventional...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 546–549.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., who were at the same time being vigorously persecuted for their views, America came to seem even more appealing as a middle ground (and a largely anglophone one at that) where liberty, property, and prosperity might come together in a new world. As the anti-Jacobin lobby became more and more powerful...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Anti- Jacobln Novels. His recent publications include Revoltltzonary Historres: Transatlantic Cultural Nationalism, 1775-1815; Revolutions and Watersheds: Transatlantic Dialogues, 1775-1815 with Beth Dolan Kautz; and Epistolary Histories: Letters, Fiction, Cultlrre with Amanda Gilroy...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., “an anterior original self” shared by all black people (37, 51, 47). Goyal then challenges Gilroy’s elevation of diasporic subjects as “always constitutively hybrid and anti-essentialist” (56). For Goyal, echoing Robert Young, Hop- kins’s uncomfortable blend of essentialism and hybridity, realism...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 143–147.
Published: 01 May 2016
... “idealism” of such stories lasts through the Middle Ages and even into the sixteenth century, as the heroes of chivalric romances such as Perceval and Amadis of Gaul take on the task of ensuring justice in the world. However, the same centuries are marked by an undercurrent of anti-idealist narratives about...