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Novel (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 (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...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
... such constructs. For instance, while a bildungsroman, Krik? Krak! plots the development of a multigenerational, collective, primarily women's Bildung that explodes individualist conceptions of the autonomous subject. Likewise, while an immigration narrative, it catalogs the wounds of, rather than celebrates...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (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 (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 (2020) 53 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
...John Attridge Abstract A capacity for vicarious experience is one of Lambert Strether's most celebrated characteristics, apparent not only in his famous injunction to Little Bilham to “live all you can,” but also in his more general attitude toward Chad Newsome's life in Paris, which he proposes...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 213–234.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of siblings: the Victorian family chronicle. Family chronicles understand their large families as systems; they celebrate the replaceability of relationships rather than the irreplaceability of individuals. By insisting that a flourishing group can function in the absence of any particular person...
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Novel (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 (2023) 56 (3): 367–388.
Published: 01 November 2023
... timely by growing dissatisfaction with a post‐providential, disenchanted view of the world as devoid of meaning, is invited by and in turn illuminates one of the most celebrated novels of the twenty‐first century, Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go (2005). The narrator‐protagonist of this novel, I argue...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 389–409.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the free‐market capitalism that the earlier novels both criticize and celebrate. Drawing on Marxist‐feminist theories of “social reproduction,” the article describes especially how the modernist novels imagine the family as a machine for maintaining and servicing capitalist production: the regeneration...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 84–102.
Published: 01 May 2004
... . “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 (2015) 48 (3): 499–501.
Published: 01 November 2015
... minute realism rests precisely upon her choices of historical names for her characters” (9) made me wish for more theoretical engagement. That said, Barchas draws on prior work on celebrity by Leo Braudy, Tom Mole, and Joseph Roach to posit an active “celebrity culture” in Austen's time, making it seem...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 512–514.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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 characterize postcolonial...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 52–76.
Published: 01 August 2007
... ( 2002 ): 469 –96. Travers , Len . Celebrating the Fourth: Independence Day and the Rites of Nationalism in the Early Republic . Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1997 . Tyler , Royall . The Contrast . Philadelphia: Prichard and Hall, 1790 . Waldstreicher , David...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., 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. Noble agrees that Warner's sentimental...
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Novel (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 (2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and 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...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and support for literary instruction in impoverished villages of the Global South to promotion of Cities of Literature and celebration of successful novelists in the wealthy nations of Europe. Brouillette's book thus offers literary scholars an overdue and eye-opening look into the very bourse of world...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 189–199.
Published: 01 November 2008
... mirrors’ at a fair during Independence celebrations . 1960 . Magnum Photos, New York. Tutuola , Amos . The Palm-Wine Drinkard . New York; Grove P, 1953 . Woolf , Virginia . “Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown.” 1924. Collected Essays of Virginia Woolf . Vol. 1 . New York: Harcourt, 1967...