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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
...MARYBETH TIERNEY-TELLO RENÉ PRIETO, Body of writing: figuring desire in Spanish American literature (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2000) pp. 295, cloth, $59.95, paper, $19.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Body Criticism RENE PRIETO...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... light on what makes Eliot's last novel such a particular book. © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press The Memory of the Book: The Particular Bodies of Daniel Deronda JOHN LURZ As for particular copies of books, I should have been able to take an interest in...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 451–459.
Published: 01 November 2009
... parses out important distinctions between novel time and historical, biological, or evolutionary time, between the affect of an individual character and that of the human body more generally, which grounds and enables the commonality of bodily experience between a fictional character and the diverse...
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 313–337.
Published: 01 November 2001
... . New York: Columbia UP, 1997 . Scarry , Elaine . The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World . New York: Oxford UP, 1985 . Seltzer , Mark . Bodies and Machines . New York: Routledge, 1992 . Seltzer , Mark . “Statistical Persons.” Diacritics 17 ( 1987 ): 82...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 295–297.
Published: 01 November 2005
...TOBIAS MENELY FELICITY NUSSBAUM, The Limits of the Human: Fictions of Anomaly, Race, and Gender in the Long Eighteenth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003), pp. 336, cloth, $75.00, paper, $27.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Anomalous Bodies...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 542–545.
Published: 01 November 2016
... leaps from one discourse to another. Forgoing any of the usual organizational principles, Frow chooses to organize the book by concept. The chapters—named “Figure,” “Interest,” “Person,” “Type,” “Voice,” “Name,” “Face,” and “Body”—are really keywords, each of which expresses a link between personhood...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 367–369.
Published: 01 November 2004
...SCOTT J. JUENGEL DANIEL PUNDAY, Narrative Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Narratology (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), pp. 234 + x, cloth, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Bodying Forth DANIEL PUNDAY, Narrative Bodies: Toward a Corporeal...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
... foreground the spectacle of reproduction loosed from its putative organic site in the female body and displace it elsewhere—the test tube, the surrogate womb, the male body, and, not insignificantly, the novel. This displacement is both a queering and cripping of normative attitudes toward reproductive...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... charges of atheism by insisting that our bodies would rise again on the Day of Judgment. In both Bleak House and his journalism, Dickens charts the circulation of atomic matter through a variety of bodily forms in order to insist on the immateriality of the soul: if our decomposing bodies are eventually...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 23–30.
Published: 01 May 2010
... photographers consistently represented photography as a process that both dismembered the body and rendered photographic subjects anonymous and interchangeable. Moreover, critics routinely argued that photographic form was itself fragmented and incoherent. However, rather than focus only on what Georg Lukács...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lois Cucullu Following Bourdieu's lead in The Logic of Practice that “[t]he body believes in what it plays at,” this essay argues that novels help condition women to the new temporality of the late modern period, that of modern sleeplessness and overblown desire. In the same fin de siècle decade...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Christine Mahady This essay examines the ways in which depictions of animal and human corporeality in Jack London's fiction support an ethics concerned with cultivating a greater attunement to one's surroundings, including other bodies. In contrast to previous readings that understand London's...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Indian hand if appropriated by the British corpus. They described this hand as a tool that could be detached from the rest of the Indian worker's body, which they defined through its general inefficacy. This model appealed to British novelists as well as artists, who fantasized about the more authentic...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
... self and world suggests that the visual is a somatic epistemological mode in which the entire body is engaged as an interpreter of its surroundings and a producer of social meaning. In this sense, visuality is the metonymic sensorial medium of the thinking body and the feeling brain as against the...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
... historical phenomenon, one that informed wide swaths of the global periphery in the late nineteenth century. In Hunger , Hamsun invoked a history of economic development that endowed the starving body with transnational political significance. Restaging the naturalist novel's own approach to hunger, Hunger...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... body is de-formed. Although mud stages a crisis for the English social body in a domestic framework, the essay concludes by looking at how the crisis that mud names is actually the occasion to reconstitute England in an imperial register. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Bleak...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of capitalism. The essay places the novel into a broader philosophical conversation with the works of William James, Henry Adams, and Karl Marx and suggests new understandings of the body-subject (James), American imperial management (Adams), and commodity fetishism (Marx). So contextualized, we see...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 August 2010
... individualism, the current essay argues that Dickens's fiction instead performs an ongoing and intentionally failed experiment in population management. The Dickensian novel generates an apparent surplus of biological life that allows its narratives to reconstitute the social body in new terms; rather than...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... medical establishment's interests in black minds and bodies. Focusing on Invisible Man and an early excised chapter titled “Out of the Hospital and under the Bar,” this essay proposes that Ellison rewrites the terms of psychiatric discourse, embracing a dialectical understanding of neurosis that figures...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... still understanding the political risks and gains of such acknowledgment. This is also an argument about how we read surfaces: the surfaces of texts, bodies, and objects. © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Jay Martin . Downcast Eyes: The Denigration of Vision...