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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 452–471.
Published: 01 November 2020
... or understand necessarily mean coexisting with what cannot be known, discovered, or recovered. Copyright © 2020 by Novel, Inc. 2020 metafiction marine science Buddhism forensics witnessing blue humanities According to Ruth Ozeki, the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami “broke the world.” 1...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Hopkins . New York: Oxford UP, 1988 . 285 -437. Mosley , Walter . Black Betty . New York: Washington Square, 1994 . ———. Devil in a Blue Dress . New York: Pocket, 1990 . ———. Life Out of Context . New York: Nation, 2006 . ———. Little Scarlet . New York: Little, Brown...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 263–282.
Published: 01 August 2022
... intertwined as the network of households and corporations in which Godfrey St. Peter finds himself enmeshed or as porous as those clustered around Tom Oatland's fledging cooperative on the Blue Mesa. Marx and Engels themselves found these messy combinations particularly intriguing as they unfolded in early...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 388–405.
Published: 01 November 2022
... endings function not as closure or completion but as thresholds to sustainability. This essay ends with two twentieth‐century fictions—Bessie Head's 1974 A Question of Power and Leslie Feinberg's 1993 Stone Butch Blues —that conclude by combining the pleasures of material predictability and plenty...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 16–36.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and how they speak to us now” ( 156 ). For Warren, by contrast, historicism is the answer, not the problem. Both What Was African American Literature? and So Black and Blue may, after all, be described precisely as interrogating the political efficacy of “denying relatedness.” And for Podhoretz...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... as apocryphal legends of the Christ image provided verbal descriptions of Jesus’s supposed physical appearance. As for works of visual art, the more ancient they were, the more promise of historicity they held. In this sense, Renaissance Christ images—based on variable human models, not a common prototype...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 258–280.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Sightings On a site that overlooks the rebuilt Baptist Church in Birmingham, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute has many remarkable galleries, but its final Hall of Human Rights presents interactive images of those involved in contem- porary struggles all over the world for whom...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 211–230.
Published: 01 November 2002
...NICOLE KING Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Baker , Houston A. Blues, Ideology and Afro-American Literature . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987 . Banton , Michael . The Idea of Race . London: Tavistock, 1977 . Benedict , Ruth . Race and Racism...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
... ). “People need foundation myths,” he continues, “a bolt that secures the scaffolding that in turn holds fast the entire architecture of reality” (3). The point U is making is the Derridean one; the same one sealed in Lieutenant Seale's seal, above: human beings yearn for immediacy, for presence...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of conjure in each artist's work actually "sacralize" the black female experience. According to Billingslea-Brown, sacralization is "the process by which humans safeguard and reinforce a complex of orderly interpretations of reality, rules and legitimations" (50). Furthermore, Billingslea-Brown...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 41 . 1–2 ( 1995 ): 1 –18. Baker , Houston A. “Failed Prophet and Falling Stock: Why Ralph Ellison Was Never Avant-Garde.” Stanford Humanities Review 7 . 1 ( 1999 ): 4 –11. Beard , George Miller . American Nervousness, Its Causes and Consequences . New York: Putnam, 1881...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 294–319.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Comics: The Invisible Art . New York: Perennial-Harper, 1993 . Murray , Albert . The Hero and the Blues . Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1973 . ———. The Omni-Americans: Black Experience and American Culture . New York: Da Capo, 1970 . Murray , Albert and John F. Callahan, eds...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 325–328.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... This mechanism can be seen to operate not only on the personal but also on the cultural level. Most obviously in Morrison's The Bllresf Eye, Pecola Breedlove seeks blue eyes as the extemalization of her desire to be loved and valued, not only by her mother but also by the racist culture in which...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 496–499.
Published: 01 November 2011
... a threshold, a tunnel of passage. He performed the sacrifice of life through which the citizen-subject’s transcendent humanity was born” (13). The Prison’s argument about the figure of the prisoner hinges on conceptualizing the nineteenth-century penitentiary as intrinsic to the political organization...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Benjamin Morgan Abstract Concepts of scale have become urgent and contested in two thriving but seemingly unrelated fields. Humanities scholarship on anthropogenic climate change often argues that our historical present is defined by a conflict between human and geological timescales. At the same...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 281–306.
Published: 01 November 2000
... that beckons just beyond the reach of her own experience-this voice posits her own understanding of the blues and sees it exceeded by what's unseen: "I started out believing that life was made just so the world would have some way to think about itself, but that it had gone awry with humans because...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in which the natural world itself submits to the Derridean maxim that “there is nothing outside the text” ( Derrida 158 ). In the face of our geologic agency, the “Blue Marble” ceases being an icon of our finitude. It has instead become a textual medium, a historical document of the ways in which human...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 193–210.
Published: 01 November 2002
...SHERI I. HOEM Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Anderson , Myrdene , and Floyd Merrell. “End Notes: Semiotically Digesting Dis/ability.” Semiotics and Dis/ability: Interrogating Categories of Difference . Ed. Linda J. Rogers and Beth Blue Swadener. Albany: SUNY P, 2001...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 221–237.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Yorker 24 Sept. 2001 : 32 . Updike John . “Talk of the Town.” New Yorker 24 Sept. 2001 : 28 – 29 . Versluys Kristiaan . Out of the Blue: September 11 and the Novel . New York : Columbia UP , 2009 . Wegner Phillip . Life between Two Deaths, 1989–2001: U.S...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 161–179.
Published: 01 August 2022
... spatial unevenness from that of Europe, there was room, as even Marx allowed, for experiments in self-government to flourish. When Cather's pair of protagonists try and fail to protect the remains of an alternative mode of production on the mysterious Blue Mesa, Kimmet declines to concede Jameson's point...