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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Rolland Murray Literary and cultural critics have tended to interpret African American literary postmodernism as a broad threat to the cohesion of racial community. Alternatively, this essay submits that contemporary novels by Charles Johnson, Andrea Lee, and others have also construed...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 332–336.
Published: 01 August 2009
... ambivalent about the threat or promise of what Perry Anderson has called “the revolutionary horizon” visible at the turn into the twentieth century. In a contemporary, postmodern, historical novel such as Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day , history is what Pynchon calls “time's pathology”—a pathology whose...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 165–183.
Published: 01 August 2012
...: the contemporary itself. Neither proleptic nor periodizable, the contemporary may be most aptly described as a wait. The long wait of the contemporary detective novel shows us how the act of reading is both embedded in and reflective of the times that make up our present time. © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of consciousness, thereby offering a full, materialist account of the mind. This article argues that an emergent subgenre of contemporary fiction has both formally integrated and critically assessed these discourses of the mind. The “neuronovels” of Ian McEwan, David Lodge, and others have specifically addressed...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 276–300.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the critic in relation to the object and disclose the text's ability to use form (here, allegory) to mediate its contemporary situation. © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Adorno Theodor W. “Late Style in Beethoven.” Essays on Music . Ed. Leppert Richard...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 151–168.
Published: 01 November 2002
...: U of Illinois P, 1994 . Wideman , John Edgar . Philadelphia Fire . New York: Vintage, 1990 . Winant , Howard . “Postmodern Racial Politics in the United States: Difference and Inequality.” Socialist Review 20 ( 1990 ): 121 –47. Contemporary African American Fiction...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 113–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the contemporary African literary novel, as a form, registers a response to the historical degradation of Black lives under the colonial matrix of power, which, while often sympathetic with the analytic framework of Black Lives Matter, does not always cohere with it. Reading a broad range of texts , the essay...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 292–307.
Published: 01 August 2018
.... How to account for the convergence of these two seemingly opposed political logics? This essay argues that contemporary discussions of literary form can help us define the precise aspects of both neoliberalism and authoritarianism that make this convergence possible. Contemporary literary criticism...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kalyan Nadiminti Abstract “The Global Program Era” traces the rise of the international writer from the global South in the North American master of fine arts (MFA) program and the resulting effects on the contemporary global anglophone novel. Extrapolating from Mark McGurl's The Program Era (2009...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 343–346.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Aarthi Vadde Theodore Martin , Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present ( New York : Columbia UP , 2017 ), pp. 264 , cloth, $60.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 The contemporary is a category on the minds of many literary scholars...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Kate Wilkinson Abstract Daily communication today is predominantly digital, but contemporary novels continue to be interested in paper letters. Why? What do letters, written on paper, offer to the novel in the twenty-first century? This essay explores the material letter's contemporary value...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 492–495.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Franzen: The Wide Shot.” Time 23 Aug. 2010 : 42 – 48 . Palattella John . “The Death and Life of the Book Review.” Nation 21 July 2010 : 25 – 31 . The Fate of the Novel in Contemporary Mass Culture evan brier, A Novel Marketplace: Mass Culture, the Book Trade...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 506–511.
Published: 01 November 2012
... . New York : Anchor , 2012 . Smith Zadie . “Two Paths for the Novel.” New York Review of Books 18 Nov. 2008 < http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2008/nov/20/two-paths-for-the-novel/ >. Literary Merit, Authenticity, and the Contemporary Canon NICK TURNER, Post...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 236–261.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the fictional genres of the real, which resist gestures of restoration as closure and instead point either to its failure, as in Balzac, or to the possibility of breaking through to something new, an impulse evident in the contemporary fiction of insecurity. To maintain the appearance of restoration, Arango...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Nienke Boer Abstract This article diagnoses and discusses the emergence of a set of contemporary realist novels that engage with historical events, connect disparate parts of the global South through depicting travel or displacement, and feature subaltern protagonists. Exemplified by Amitav Ghosh's...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 May 2010
... . Ed. New Melvyn and New Joan. Vols. 1 and 2 . Gainesville: UP of Florida, 1978 . The Tatler . Richard , Steele , Addison Joseph, . Ed. Bond Donald. 3 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1987 . “My Contemporaries the Novelists”: Isaac Bickerstaff, Uncle Toby...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Ulka Anjaria This essay describes a trend in contemporary Third World writing characterized by a “realist impulse.” The realist impulse is a transition in representational mode, style, and/or medium that entails a new textual engagement with the contemporary world, evident in gestures...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Kate Flint Photographers tend to come off very badly in contemporary fiction—portrayed as emotionally warped, as voyeurs, or as exploitative, they are seen not as artists but as operating a piece of technology. Their photographs are understood in referential rather than imaginative terms...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 409–425.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Marx This essay observes that recent city novels set in the global South often depart from earlier postcolonial fiction, in which the sense of geopolitical possibility remained tethered to the promise and limitations of nation-states. To alter that habit, contemporary fiction updates...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jane Elliott Abstract This essay examines the relationship between dominant trends in contemporary popular aesthetics and the microeconomic imagination of human behavior, which centers on individual allocation of finite resources to self-determined ends. I argue that this way of modeling human...