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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 332–335.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Patrick Mullen GOLDMAN JONATHAN , Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity ( Austin : U of Texas P , 2011 ), pp. 204 , cloth, $55.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Work Cited Boone Joseph A. Vickers Nancy J. . “Introduction: Celebrity Rites...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 452–464.
Published: 01 November 2017
... representation; it is also the shift in representative status that social media make possible. The essay traces the historical shift from the literary protagonist with whom readers identify to the cinematic celebrity to the socially manufactured subjectivity available to everyone on various social media...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Paul K. Saint-Amour This essay takes exception with two widespread attitudes toward war and technology. The first is a shopworn optimism that produces an absolute distinction between war and peace by celebrating the peacetime applications of weapons technologies. The second understands peace as...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
... celebrates, that process; while a marriage plot, it mourns the sacrifices accompanying such a course rather than reinforcing marriage as a route to liberal notions of civic “happiness.” In addition, by revisiting the Middle Passage, it exposes the liaisons between a particular vision of democracy and the...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
...David Ben-Merre Charles Dickens's Bleak House depicts the changing epistemologies of the nineteenth century, celebrating the emergent figure of the detective and a verifiable inductive method as the dominant mode of knowledge production. At the climax of the novel, however, this epistemology is...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 272–291.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Matthew Hart Abstract This essay considers a late novel sequence by the British speculative fiction writer J. G. Ballard (1930–2009). Although Ballard is often celebrated as a great iconoclast, there is arguably no postwar novelist with a more recognizable style. The essay analyzes Cocaine Nights...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 112–122.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Melissa Hardie Across three women's films, the status of the literary novel in the midst of changing media environments is melodramatically plotted through the figure of “old acquaintance.” Vincent Sherman's 1943 Old Acquaintance pits the meager output of celebrated writer Katherine “Kit” Marlowe...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 84–102.
Published: 01 May 2004
... , Aaron . “Adjectives and the Work of Modernism in an Age of Celebrity.” The Yale Journal of Criticism 16.1 ( 2003 ): 1 –37. Jameson , Fredric . Postmodernism, Or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism . Durham: Duke UP, 1991 . Johnson , Jeri . “‘Beyond the Veil’: Ulysses, Feminism...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 499–501.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Michael Parrish Lee Barchas Janine , Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 2012 ) , pp. 336, paper , $24.95 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Despite its title, the reader will not find Janine...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 512–514.
Published: 01 November 2012
... as a frame for his much more inter- esting argument about literary realism. For Sorensen, realism is the mode that, in its unashamed referentiality, generates the most embarrassment for postcolonial critics who want to celebrate the discontinuities and play—the “modernist ethos”—that putatively...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 274–275.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Hester and her scarlet letter in a variety of venues, from Playboy cartoons to contemporary news accounts of Monica Lewinsky and Air Force Lt. Kelly Flinn. Although this proliferation of allusions has been celebrated as a sign of Hawthorne's healthy legacy, Barlowe suggests that it is more...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
... pleasure in the mid-nineteenth-century industrial novel and Bild~irigsroman,while celebrating their utopian reunion in late-century works by William Morris and Oscar Wilde. The book concludes with a brief, suggestive glance at the relation between labor and pleasure in British, Continental, and...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 August 2000
.... By reading the novel as masochistic, she diverges from many critics who contend that Warner's hyperbolic portrait of the protago- nist's submission to a sadistic male figure actually offers a subversive counternarrative to the patriarchal Cinderella story the novel supposedly celebrates...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 313–315.
Published: 01 November 2002
... writer: "As a white man, my choice seem to be either to fully celebrate her words or to politely not mention them when they seemproblem- atic. It's a dilemma because there is so very dI want to celebrate in her texts, but there are maments when celebration needs to give way to critical...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 354–356.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., however, offers a somewhat different account. In a rather unlikely move, James proposes that the modern dress of the Native Americans “quick­ened their resemblance, on the much bigger scale, to Japanese celebrities, or to specimens, on show.” Like exhibits in a World’s Fair, James regards the men as...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Institute (FHI) and Novel. That forum was the first in what we envision to be an ongoing partnership through which we will sponsor a series of public debates and conversations engaging the most pressing issues in the study of the novel. The event also gave us the chance to mark and celebrate a...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 531–533.
Published: 01 November 2016
... making money off rich tourists who visit the monument. Audiences consuming South Asia will recognize the scene from Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire (2008), a film celebrating the creative optimism of the slum-dweller as a new stereotype affixing South Asia in the global imaginary. Such cultural...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 466–469.
Published: 01 November 2012
... entrenched power of the academy and disrupts the gloomy pronouncements of groups like the National Endowment for the Humanities about the 468 NOVEL | FALL 2012 demise of reading. But if he is not a hater, Collins also wants to avoid falling into the role of mindless celebrant. He stakes...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 502–505.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that “the highly literate distaste for people who too passionately identify with fictional incarnations has a distinctly anti- celebrity feel to it” (xi). In today’s celebrity-driven culture, can we really be “anticelebrity” anymore? Should we not acknowledge the impulse that created such a...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 November 2015
... consciousness—to use Frantz Fanon's terminology—is seen as necessary and valuable while nationalism per se must be rejected as pernicious and exclusionary. This is, in other terms, the difference between anticolonial thinking and activism, which tends to celebrate the national form as the end point of its...