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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 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 Invisible Man J. BRADFORD CAMPBELL Of the many...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 August 2020
... are non-protagonistic, nearly plotless, and potentially endless. They have been dismissed as minor works; nonetheless the anti-individualism of the large family chronicle offers an innovative approach to the nineteenth-century novel's tense negotiation between individual needs and group membership...
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Novel (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 (2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the 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 (2022) 55 (1): 19–37.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Grace A. Musila Abstract While the Black Lives Matter movement is widely recognized and supported in Africa, its framing prioritizes experiences of anti‐Blackness in the United States and the Black diaspora. This is partly owing to the movement's genesis as a direct response to domestic forms...
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Novel (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 (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...
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Novel (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 , during...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Jesse McCarthy Abstract The category of the postcolonial novel is familiar, but what makes a novel anti colonial? This article attempts to answer this question by reconstructing a genealogy of anticolonial fiction. I argue that these novels are preeminently the product of a social and intellectual...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 263–282.
Published: 01 August 2022
... economic landscape allows her to explore sites of anti-capitalist resistance that are often dismissed by traditional Marxists (and postmodern liberals) still wedded to a rigid Hegelian dialectic. Anticipating the insights of analytical Marxists and network theorists as well as the historical trajectory...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 339–359.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of revolutionary anti-capitalism. The Old Drift enacts, I will suggest, an important alternative to the epistemological enclosure foreseen in Abrahams's much earlier novel. Serpell's novel leverages the critical capacity of the historical, genealogical novel to evade the analytical impediments produced...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 176–196.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to 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 (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 (2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that 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 commitments...
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Novel (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 (2023) 56 (3): 367–388.
Published: 01 November 2023
... from doing so. Intertextual reading brings this reverse quixotism to light and reveals its dimensions, as the intertextual reader tracks the connections that the novel's anti‐identificatory characters refuse to make and considers the motives for and costs of this refusal. The most significant intertext...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., an insistent and enforced focus on the local marks the political strategies embraced by 2020's BLM: whereas the BLM protests of 2014, for instance, centered on “Ferguson” as both geographical center and metonymic invocation, 2020's BLM protests were arguably multicentered, with the tragic extensiveness of anti...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 May 2002
... 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 scientific advance...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2021
... rather baffling. The first passage quoted is so because, of course, the study of anti-Muslim and anti-Islam sentiment has been profoundly bound up with the analyses of culture and has, in many ways, its origins, in the West, in literary studies, since Edward Said's Orientalism (1978) and Covering...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 28–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
... that they promote. He then substitutes a different logic that Nell herself can teach, which I will term "anti- didactic." At the same time, however, I will show how this stance also constitutes a new form of novelistic didacticism. This anti-didactic project relates not only to the novel's characters...