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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 32–50.
Published: 01 May 1999
... History of Economics . Ed. Douglas A. Irwin Princeton: Princeton UP, 1991 . 154 –175. Viswanathan , Gauri . Outside the Fold: Conversion, Modernity and Belief . Princeton: Princeton UP, 1998 . Weber , Max . “Zwischenbetrachtung” [“Intermediate Reflections”]. 1915. Trans. H.H. Gerth...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 550–554.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and indeed Tindal Kareem draws heavily on contemporary and eighteenth-century cognitive theory, particularly David Hume's devastating attack on the fallacy of causation, A Treatise of Human Nature . Tindal Kareem takes on the crisis of belief that she sees as marking the transition to modernity...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Rachel Ablow What exactly does it mean to believe in fiction? What can this form of belief achieve or do for us that other forms cannot? This essay argues that for Oscar Wilde, the experience of losing oneself in a work of fiction offers a privileged opportunity to “try on” a belief one...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 284–303.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Victoria Googasian Abstract J. M. Coetzee's late fictions display a recurrent fascination with attitudes of faith and belief. This preoccupation has been read sometimes as an effort to reinvigorate the novel's engagement with materiality and embodied life, other times as an elegy to the waning...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 202–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Love's Joe Rose, Atonement s Briony Tallis, and Solars Michael Beard, for example, fail not because they rely on their fundamental beliefs about the world but because they do not see that those beliefs are just as contestable and uncertain as the views they reject. Their “immodesty” lies in the power...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
... (on the model of polyglossia) polydoxy , which stages the intersection of profoundly disjunctive belief systems within a single piece of fiction. He produced texts with central mysteries that seem to court a variety of explanations but finally resist the triumph of any one explanatory schema over its...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the novel. The religious goal of the novel is to console women with the belief that the men they have lost are not dead, not absent, but present. The narrative implication of a belief in which death does not mark the difference between past and present is a story that does not know what tense to tell itself...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 444–462.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Yoon Sun Lee Abstract This essay examines the phenomenon of typicality as a horizon of the novel's activity. The novel's manner of representing seems to require a certain belief in the existence of types. Yet how the novel goes about demonstrating this belief does not sit easily with usual ideas...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 236–254.
Published: 01 August 2017
... and readers. Even as Phineas Finn speaks the idiom of John Stuart Mill's liberal orientation toward feelings and beliefs, the novel's distribution of narrative focalization provides an alternative pedagogy in Jeremy Bentham's utilitarian orientation toward action. Reading the novel's form against its content...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and that suggests that the fictional text is independent from the referential reality it represents. By revisiting his novels and writings about fiction, this article argues that Vargas Llosa's belief in the autonomy of fiction from its referential reality explains, to a certain extent, how the fascination...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of the last few decades, however, is premised on ignoring the very genealogy of that resurgence, whose antecedents lay in the Christian beliefs and practices the novel is determined not to recognize. © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Asad Talal . Genealogies...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Martin Eden further expresses London's belief in the capacity of literature to encourage readers to more fully inhabit their own corporeality. © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Acampora Ralph R. Corporal Compassion: Animal Ethics and Philosophy of Body...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 323–343.
Published: 01 November 2015
... incompatibility of modernity and tradition, the West and the rest. This is best seen in his inability to narrate the story of those “unconscious pilgrims of an exacting belief” that occupy the absent center of his text, precisely those subjects who are the focus of Ghosh's story of a repurposed slave ship...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 339–362.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Hopkins UP , 1993 . Damrosch Leopold . God's Plot and Man's Stories: Studies in the Fictional Imagination from Milton to Fielding . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1985 . Daston Lorraine . “Scientific Error and the Ethos of Belief.” Social Research 72 . 1 ( 2005 ): 1 – 28...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 November 2000
... a product of the realistic pro- ject, or realism looks like a way to reinforce Eliot's belief in a preexisting moral structure. In contrast to these two marked critical positions, I regard the supposed con- flict between morality and causality in Eliot's early work as indicative of her desire...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 210–226.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and what I see is just the difference between where you're standing and where I'm standing—literally, a difference in subject position” (10). One consequence of this identification of conviction with standpoint is to make opinions and beliefs seem less like things one holds, which might change, than like...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 305–308.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., instinctive, and preconceptual, and thus offer a guide to our species being. The downside to Kant's belief in universal assent is the idea that one's experience of beauty "ought" to be felt similarly by others, and any dissent must thereby be rendered deviant. Can any idea of beauty be universal...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 365–374.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of an earlier model of race critique, based on depth reading and demystification, that seems to have lost its persuasive power by the end of the twentieth century. This model of critique was designed to unmask the false mimesis that invests race with meaning; in other words, the belief that visual bodily signs...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 May 2002
... critical awareness, he generates an imaginary community with her based on no particular beliefs but instead on his and her common detachment, as distanced and doubting subjects. Swales entertains, with an open mind, multiple beliefs about and interpretations of things. Moreover, he provides...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 November 2012
... “to the belief that the state of being patriarchal Christianity calls ‘hell’ is eternally, energetically delightful, whereas the state called ‘heaven’ is rigidly hierarchical” (255). This point is repeated or devel- oped by many later scholars, among them Steven Vine, who believes...