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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 546–554.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Alberto Medina Exile is a recurrent subject in Roberto Bolaño's writings. Far from lamenting the separation from the motherland, simultaneous to that from a lost generation of idealist politics and avant-garde aesthetics, Bolaño turns exile into an ethical opportunity to reconsider history and...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 325–329.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., albeit brief, of the much-debated dichotomy between modernism and the ‘‘avant-garde Twice in the book, as a pendant to his well-exemplified arguments about the novel, Esty conjures the specter of the radical avant-garde in order to summarily dismiss the project of the avant-garde as a whole: With...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 479–482.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Emilio Sauri SESHAGIRI URMILA , Race and the Modernist Imagination ( Ithaca : Cornell UP , 2010 ), pp. 264 , cloth, $45.00 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Bürger Peter . Theory of the Avant-Garde . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 356–357.
Published: 01 November 2004
... arena in which to "explore gender issues in a perhaps freer way than in their better-known work (4). "[Mlodernist women's obsession with 'marginal' visual texts like snapshots" and popular as well as avant-garde movies, Hurnm suggests, "hints at a crisis of gender representation in their...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 176–187.
Published: 01 August 2018
... crypts, but dead media even more so since they don't work anymore. And the manifesto in a perhaps less material but equally kind of real way would be a wonderful example of dead media, since it so belongs to that early twentieth-century moment of political upheaval and artistic avant-gardes which align...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2000
... present different aesthetic perspectives. Over the course of her three initial chapters, for example, Norris illustrates debates among realist, modernist, and avant-garde writers by comparing the representation of war in trench poetry and in modernist poetry and by comparing Hemingway's spare...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 August 2017
... or avant-garde art either (generally for the same reasons). Most of his arguments against modernism boiled down to this: while realism is capable of representing socioeconomic totality, modernism isn't. Modernist literature is too self-involved—too subjective and inward looking and formally...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 300–303.
Published: 01 August 2015
... call the avant-texte , which thereby becomes, for Bolin, the most reliable corroboration of any “true” interpretation of the literary work. The resultant focus is on what Stan Gontarski calls the emerging “grey canon” of Beckett criticism—typescripts, drafts, notebooks, letters, marginalia, and so on...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 487–490.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., edited by Rocío G. Davis and Sue-Im Lee, as well as studies of modernist and avant-garde poetry such as Josephine Nock-Hee Park’s Appari- tions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Poetics (2008) and Timothy Yu’s Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry since 1965 (2009...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., Wyndharn Lewis was a fully paid-up msnber of the literary avant-garde, and Ardis reads the rape scene in Tarr (refracted through the reviews of this novel by Pound and Eliot) as a piece of writing which deploys an anti-humanist and anti-realist stylistic brilliance in such a way as to teach its...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 343–349.
Published: 01 August 2010
... sensation through Bertolt Brecht, although Brecht, of course, was but one of a number of avant-gardists—from Vsevolod Meyerhold and Sergei Eisenstein to George Grosz, Otto Dix, and Georges Bataille—fascinated with the political potential of the grotesque. Given the saturation of the grotesque in the...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 May 2000
... professional-managerial solution (a sal- ary) in the guise of working-class rhetoric (labor valued for its own sake) that also mt REVIEW I ANEW DEAL classic avant-garde criteria (hostility towards the artistic marketplace). As Szalay shows, this state...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 166–175.
Published: 01 August 2018
... with the blueprint for Constant Nieuwenhuy's anticapitalist New Babylon; or as an assemblage of discrete yet co-reactive experiences and desires. It was this history of interventionist cartography and the close relation with the skull that both mapmaking and the avant-garde maintain (“Time and...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 320–322.
Published: 01 November 2007
... variety of works that evince interesting and unusual narrating agents and strate- gies, essentially defining a tradition of extreme narration that traverses late modernism, the avant garde, and postmodernism while concurrently identifying some intriguing precursors to this tradition in nineteenth...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 May 1999
... literature in a philosophically evocative manner). Joyce's work was important to avant-garde thought in Europe from the 1920s through the 1970s, and its inffuence still lingers. A string of French theorists-Julia Kristeva, Heli.ne Cixous, and Jacques Lacan-have explored the implications of language...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., provides a con- sistent argument for the folk aesthetic, which she positions as the "fecunding matrix" that allows artists to traverse the shifting slopes of identity politics and avant-garde aesthetics that comprise the postmodemist art of the 1990s. CHERENE M...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 200–228.
Published: 01 November 2008
... métodos militares 17: Proclamação da acção directa . Desenvolvimento da Luta Armada de Libertação Nacional na Guiné Portuguesa, Cabo Verde, em 1963. A batalha de Como e o Congresso de Cassacá. N.p.: Avante, 1988 . Cabral , Amílcar . A Acção armada e os métodos militares 18: a guerra...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 500–504.
Published: 01 November 2011
... “innocent and affirmative” (218). I find Garcha’s conclusion a particularly interesting metacritical, literary-historical intervention. He shows us that the plotlessness we mark as avant-garde, modernist, late- Victorian plotlessness and stasis—as well as its antagonistic relationship to...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 August 2003
... study of Gertrude Stein's use of characters' names would thus appear to be a quixotic project, based on an assumption about the symbolic significance of proper nouns antithetical to Stein's avant-garde use of language and its special emphasis on verbal action and stylistic performance. Yet...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 2009
... politics and the marketplace” thus made them the site of “the formation avant la lettre of the Victorian (humanist and pedagogic) concept of culture, and its genealogical link with the moral philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment” (55). But among Romantic Edinburgh’s many notable literary figures...