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Novel (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 (2001) 34 (3): 313–337.
Published: 01 November 2001
...JOSEPH ENTIN "Unhuman Humanity": Bodies of the Urban Poor and the Collapse of Realist Legibility JOSEPH ENTIN 1. Realism, Legibility, and the Turn-of-the-Century City Recently, several scholars of late nineteenth...
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Novel (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 (2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Photographs’ and the Jewish Body in Daniel Deronda.” Representations 85 ( 2004 ): 58 – 97 . Picker John M. “George Eliot and the Sequel Question.” New Literary History 37 . 2 ( 2006 ): 361 – 88 . Rose Natalie . “The Englishness of a Gentleman: Illegitimacy and Race in Daniel...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 542–545.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... 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 and fictional character. That linkage...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 367–369.
Published: 01 November 2004
...SCOTT J. JUENGEL Bodying Forth DANIEL PUNDAY, Narrative Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Narratology (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), pp. 234 + x, cloth, $65.00. In 1990, Terry Eagleton felt inclined to apologize for the "modishness" of his interest...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 451–459.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., it 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 (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 (2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... 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 (2010) 43 (1): 23–30.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and 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 (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 (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 (2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that saturated the streets of Victorian London and as a metaphor for Chancery's waste and dysfunction. Dickens's novel turns to the figure of mud to dramatize how the very institutions that are meant to ground and give shape to English society turn out to be the very apparatuses by which this social body is de...
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Novel (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 (2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of the 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 (2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
... 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 outmoded word...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of totalizing thinking in the West: corporate personhood. That corporate body, with its obvious intentions toward absolute privatization, has been allowed a unique form of embodiment. The imagined body of the corporation has been gifted the presumption of thought. Understanding the limits of the novel...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Abraham Geil In this interview, Jacques Rancière clarifies a number of the central concepts and underlying polemics that run throughout his considerable body of work. Touching on key aspects of his intellectual formation, including his experience teaching at the University of Vincennes in Saint...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... 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 Lily's self-managerial...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of 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...