1-20 of 489 Search Results for

consciousness

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Novel (2000) 33 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 November 2000
...COURTNEY BERGER When Bad Things Happen to Bad People: Liability and Individual Consciousness in Adam Bede and Silas Marner COURTNEY BERGER A large portion of George Eliot's first full-fledged novel Adam Bede (1859) is devoted...
Journal Article
Novel (2006) 39 (3): 432–435.
Published: 01 November 2006
...MARC REDFIELD MARSHALL BROWN, The Gothic Text (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2005), pp. 312, cloth, $48.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Gothic Consciousness MARSHALL BROWN, The Gothic Text (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2005), pp. 312, cloth, $48.00. "Kant...
Journal Article
Novel (2017) 50 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 August 2017
... (1937) and Christopher Isherwood's Goodbye to Berlin (1940) play with the conventions of historical fiction to “render the protracted decline of a British-centered world-system as a crisis of historical consciousness” (69). As Davis acknowledges, any identification of these novels with historical...
Journal Article
Novel (2012) 45 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Andrew Gaedtke Recent developments in cognitive science have overturned the restrictions of behaviorism and have once again made consciousness a legitimate object of scientific investigation. New brain scanning technologies have introduced the possibility of mapping the neural correlates...
Journal Article
Novel (2017) 50 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 August 2017
...) to the side of narrative events, and the exfoliations whose synthesis constitutes the effect of fictional consciousness produce, in this novel, a mind at odds with, or oddly aloof from, the events and relationships that are presumed to shape it. While James's contribution to the history of the novel has...
Journal Article
Novel (2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Scott Black This essay argues that modern, realist ways of reading fail to satisfy fully their own claims about the novel as a genre self-consciously located in history. Rather, novels cycle through the kinds of narrative named by Ian Watt and Northrop Frye and show how each is necessary...
Journal Article
Novel (2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
... for “the Black Box,” the perfect elevator. The novel announces its participation in the tradition of African American literature by performing numerous standard tropes; it responds to the call of antebellum slave narratives by linking literacy and freedom and addresses topics such as double consciousness...
Journal Article
Novel (2019) 52 (1): 23–43.
Published: 01 May 2019
... by a shadow of omniscience itself, wielding a sort of all-pervasive knowledge of the plot that is usually reserved for the narrator's exclusive access. Although critics have interpreted free indirect discourse as an authorial elision of individual consciousness, a ventriloquizing of characters' thoughts...
Journal Article
Novel (2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Patrick Mullen This essay uses the figure of Lily Bart in terms of the trope of self-management in order to consider relations among forms of gendered and embodied consciousness, formations of knowledge, and the contradictory flows of capital at the turn of the twentieth century. The author argues...
Journal Article
Novel (2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
... health and the futures that such embodiment implies. It also warps traditional narrative attitudes toward biological futurity when the family romance no longer reproduces the heterosexual body. Barnes's novel is not a baroque anomaly among stream of consciousness narratives but perhaps the representative...
Journal Article
Novel (2013) 46 (3): 364–385.
Published: 01 November 2013
... transpersonal communication and multiple consciousnesses could heal whole societies, and Hopkins's novel recognizes and builds provisionally upon this. At the same time, this article argues that Hopkins ultimately rejects much of James's approach and that the qualities of confusion, contradiction...
Journal Article
Novel (2014) 47 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 November 2014
... novelists employ the conventions in characters who understand the world as a simple, single totality. For both writers, the cult serves to draw a contrast with the novels' own self-consciously complex cognitive maps of the contemporary world system. The Cult and the World System: The Topoi...
Journal Article
Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 May 2017
...John Plotz “Overtones and Empty Rooms” sets out to track Cather's idiosyncratic movement away from antecedents ranging from Norris's naturalism to James's novels of consciousness and toward a “moderate modernist” form of semidetachment. Her fiction between O Pioneers! (1913) and The Professor's...
Journal Article
Novel (2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
... atmosphere of the Black Death in The Corner That Held Them . Disaffected with subjectivism, both writers look for new ways to open up their fiction to collective, “choral” consciousness. What they seek in the pastoral tradition is not a pristine national identity unsullied by miscegenation but a common folk...
Journal Article
Novel (2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Matthew Sussman For many readers, “stupidity” in Henry James signifies mental slowness, poor taste, or even moral delinquency. However, James also conceived of stupidity as a positive virtue because it promises to deliver the individual from the “ordeal of consciousness” associated...
Journal Article
Novel (2015) 48 (3): 344–362.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Dean Franco This essay argues that metaphors are not objects that simply appear in literature but are phenomena, contingent on a reader's anticipation and affirmation. This dialectical relation, between the metaphors consciously and unconsciously patterned in texts and the receptivity of readers...
Journal Article
Novel (2015) 48 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of literary, cultural, and commercial value. The novel is a special kind of import produced self-consciously through translation that resituates the original form. The novel at large, early Arab novelists show us, is not a form that is translated but one formed in and by translation. Copyright © 2015...
Journal Article
Novel (2009) 42 (3): 366–372.
Published: 01 November 2009
... think of late European humanism (and its associated modernist discourses of psyche and myth) as crucially formed by the colonial world system. In that case we can also reread modernism in a properly global frame, turning Lukács against Lukács, by taking the modernist novel of consciousness...
Journal Article
Novel (2009) 42 (3): 482–489.
Published: 01 November 2009
... nation-state and capitalism are absent. I draw upon Georg Lukács's reflections on historical consciousness and the European novel to consider the differences between realist forms as they are deployed in the metropolis and the periphery. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited bin Abdul Kadir...
Journal Article
Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Trilby that so enthralled readers make women's sexual awakening dependent on their falling into dream states that override consciousness to highlight the body and unleash its innate desires. Revolving around depraved seductions, these somnambulist thrillers help orchestrate modern women's sexual turn...