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Published: 01 August 2018
Figure 2. Mkpuk Eba. Courtesy of Fifty One Fine Art Photography. © J. D. 'Okhai Ojeikere. Figure 2. Mkpuk Eba. Courtesy of Fifty One Fine Art Photography. © J. D. 'Okhai Ojeikere. More
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 338–368.
Published: 01 November 2001
...JEANNE FOLLANSBEE QUINN Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Works Cited Agee , James . “Art for What’s Sake?” New Masses 21 ( 1936 ): 48 –49. Agee , James . Letters of James Agee to Father Flye . 1962. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1971 . Agee , James , and Walker...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 176–197.
Published: 01 August 2003
... "a logic of its own" and yet remain "random," Jameson borrows the theoretical vocabulary of Gilles Deleuze in his discussion of Proust: "[Tlhe modem work of art is a machine and functions as such.. .. To the logos, organ and organon whose meaning must be discovered in the whole to...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 546–554.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Bolaño . Ed. Espinosa Patricia. Santiago de Chile: Frasis, 2003 . 65 -75. Villoro , Juan . “La batalla futura.” Bolaño por sí mismo: Entrevistas escogidas . Ed. Braithwaite Andrés. Mexico City: Ediciones Universidad Diego Portales, 2006 . 9 -20. Arts of Homelessness: Roberto...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 474–476.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the autonomy of art” (236). She models a mode of critical writing that is thick with the pleasure of the text, to borrow Roland Barthes's felicitous phrase; that is, her book froths with detail, anecdote, and descriptions both thick and thin. It is a veritable catalogue of pleasure that is itself...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 August 2000
... College of Arts and Crafts ...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 250–271.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Emilio Sauri Abstract What might it mean to conceive of a work of art not simply as a mirror held up to society but as a means to visualize the abstract functions that make society look the way it does? And what can this tell us about the novel's social, political, and artistic potential today? To...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
... attempts to answer the seemingly mundane questions of why the monster talks about food at moments of high drama or why the novel is littered with so many “disembodied eyes,” to borrow Jay Clayton's phrase. In part, I argue the creature's development is a kind of art appreciation class where he learns to...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... realist art based on dated assumptions about the European novel. They expand the category of realism to include examples from the realisms of late Victorian theater; postcolonial fiction from African, Egyptian, and Indian milieus; and photojournalistic experiments wrought in response to revolution in...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
... exploration in media related to “The Work of Art in the Age of Its Mechanical Reproducibility.” Mid-twentieth-century arguments concerning “the death of the novel” in the West arise in relation to the diminished place of the book in the age of cinema and then later TV. Likewise, if they are to gain full...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 23–30.
Published: 01 May 2010
... productions of art photographers such as Oscar Rejlander and Henry Peach Robinson, who transposed bodies and even body parts into different scenes and visual narratives. Ironically, then, the very qualities that seemed to disqualify photography as an artistic medium (fragmentation and abstraction) turn out to...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 72–77.
Published: 01 May 2010
... ends with “Reader, I married him.” We regard “discontinuous continuity” as a “cornerstone of twentieth-century art” (Keith Cohen). In the larger project from which this essay is drawn, I argue that the Victorian periodical is a technology of public space in much the same way as we view the railroad...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 311–317.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Capital itself: that “self-moving substance which is Subject” in the “shape of money .” For such a reading, the novel is thus to be grasped by critical theory as expressive of what Henri Lefebvre describes as a “predominance of the abstract in modern art [that] accompanies the extension of … the unlimited...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nathan K. Hensley Abstract All aesthetic forms presuppose and in turn ratify a regime of perception by which subjects apprehend their world. This essay surveys key areas of the contemporary cultural field—prestige television, gallery art, mass-market best sellers, and the literary novel—to describe...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kalyan Nadiminti Abstract “The Global Program Era” traces the rise of the international writer from the global South in the North American master of fine arts (MFA) program and the resulting effects on the contemporary global anglophone novel. Extrapolating from Mark McGurl's The Program Era (2009...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
... their inscrutability or lack of perceptiveness. Consequently, we may understand the opacity of the later style as embodying stupidity in verbal form while also stupefying readers into the idealistic condition of disinterestedness. However, as a principle of either ethics or art, stupidity remains...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Nether World , more than any other Gissing novel, emerged from a spirit of enmity and revenge. The novel was born out of the experience of Gissing's first wife's death amid poverty and degradation; he saw the novel as a means of avenging injustice, a way to channel resentment into art. The antagonistic...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Nicaraguan Revolution, shot in 1978–79, and her film Pictures from a Revolution (1991), in which she reconsiders those earlier images. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Documentary photograph photography and realism durational aesthetics art and social change Perhaps no two...
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 5a. Woman's pockets. England, 1753. Wool, cotton, silk, linen, 13 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (34.93 × 20.96 cm.). Museum no. M.67.8.90a–b (Mrs. Alice F. Schott Bequest). Los Angeles County Museum of Art < www.lacma.org > Figure 5a. Woman's pockets. England, 1753. Wool, cotton, silk, linen, 13 More
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 May 1999
...CHERENE M. SHERRARD ALMA JEAN BILLINGSLEA-BROWN, Crossing Borders Through Folklore: African American Women’s Fiction and Art (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999), pp. 146, $27.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Conjuring the Folk Aesthetic ALMA...