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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to the rising science of architectural acoustics and to the social imperative to control sound in urban spaces. It argues that Woolf responds to the psychological and social exigencies of modern sound by integrating textual and architectural listening modes in an acoustic hermeneutic : a listening practice...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... apparatus used in the novel's collar factory and the explicit figuring of architectural interiors as technologies of interiority. Both technologies show the process of identification central to the novel's narrative movement to be one of versioning , a media process encoded in the stamping technology...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 324–338.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of buses and taxis. Why, this article asks, does Perec present this magisterial and oft-storied city in centrifugal terms as a place through which things only pass on their way to somewhere else? Once characterized as a rich tapestry of architecture and possible encounters, Paris in 1975 is, from...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 208–227.
Published: 01 August 2023
.... Analyzing the plot's architecture, the article reveals how James strategically alludes to two novels about racism—overtly to George Eliot's Daniel Deronda and covertly to Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin —to construct his highly influential narrative about a white woman's transatlantic journey...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 317–340.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Mansfield Park initially offers its east room as a spatial analogue for Fanny Price's interior, but it gradually revokes narrative access to the space in order to defer wholly to external status markers. Likewise, Villette 's Lucy Snowe creates architectural constructions as a means of representing her...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Timothy Wright Abstract Since the fall of the apartheid regime, critical discourse on and popular imaginations of South Africa have focused with renewed intensity on the city of Johannesburg: its schizophrenic social organization, its fragmented geography, its “citadelization,” its “architecture...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 8–34.
Published: 01 May 2017
...' emotions than on its ability to move between different spatial interiors, from the oft-cited interiors of domestic architecture to the interiors of spaces that initially register as objects, such as women's detachable pockets as well as books and letters themselves. Ultimately, Pamela lays claim to her...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 290–294.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Laura Strout Barbara Leckie , Open Houses: Poverty, the Novel, and the Architectural Idea in Nineteenth-Century Britain ( Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2018 ), pp. 312 , cloth, $79.95 . Copyright © 2020 by Novel, Inc. 2020 “Let us look into the house.” Again...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 362–378.
Published: 01 November 2021
... surface, as in architecture, the plastic arts, and the human body. But the figure of the fold is also a metaphor for a theory of experience, with its own notions of subjectivity, epistemology, and ontology. It is precisely the inherent ambiguity of the concept, however, that constitutes its relevance...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2011
...- dral, looks from the church to the book on his desk and declares, “This will kill that”: the book will kill architecture as the prime expression of human mind. The very characteristics that we now attribute to digital media against the book Hugo saw as advantaging print over stone: “In its...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 330–350.
Published: 01 November 2003
...: Rizzoli, 1987 . Samuel , Raphael . Theatres of Memory: Past and Present in Contemporary Culture. Vol. 1 . London: Verso, 1994 . Stamp , Gavin , and André Goulancourt. The English House 1860–1914: The Flowering of English Domestic Architecture. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1986 . Stape...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of value and visibility that determine both its scope and the interests of its metropolitan readers. A second major point of intersection between these writers is their mutual involvement in urban planning. Anand worked for the architectural magazine Marg in Bombay and lent his voice to Nehruvian...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 175–177.
Published: 01 August 2007
... in American architecture that began in the early nineteenth century. By the 1830s, the open, multi-functional spaces characteristic of almost all American homes in the early republic were beiig replaced by middle-class homes that featured smaller, more spe- cialized moms that allowed for a certain...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and exterior, private and public, Marcus draws on architectural history in order to revise some of our most basic assumptions about home, city, and gender. Building on and pushing in unexpected directions the work of feminist historians (Leonore Davidoff, Catherine Hall, Judith Walkowitz) and literary...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 334–337.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the exception onto questions of social space. It reads W. G. Sebald’s Austerlitz through the text’s thematic concern with architecture, in which spatial decisions about inside and outside are given concrete form, and asks how this concern with space translates in the text’s own formal characteristics...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 November 2007
... as they are produced through their meanderings in London's spaces. Kalliney reads the intersecting debates of urban architecture and the crisis of imperial masculinity alongside Henri Lefebvre's theorization of space. He reveals how parades, streets and monumental spaces in Mrs. Dalloway interpellate men...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the ground up, throughout his writing career. His architectural notebooks are curio cabinets of sketches, tracings, and enclosures, fastidious and repetitive studies of shapes and lines: there are pages and pages of drawings of arches and of Corinthian capital columns, for instance. While architects feature...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Pickwick Papers (1836-37). Drawing on such rich materials as the architectural plans for the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Grossman deftly connects the law's freshly minted architectural shape with the legal world mapped in Dickens's novel, underscoring the specificity and concreteness...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 May 2023
... practice “abstraction as the opening of new possibilities, rather than the cementing of old givens” (14). The Order of Forms starts with Henry James, Georg Lukács, and Fredric Jameson, building a model of literary form out of their continual recourse to architectural metaphors, most famously...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 499–501.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Bath and the architectural legacy of the entrepreneur Ralph Allen. Thanks to the association of Bath's architecture with the name of Allen, it seems entirely possible that Northanger Abbey invited its readers to assume that John Thorpe believes Catherine Morland, through her association with Mr...