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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 (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 (2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph Drury The dynamic structural model for the erotics of narrative in the eighteenth century was not l'homme moteur of Freud but l'homme machine of French philosopher Julien de la Mettrie. Set in this context, the narrative digressions symbolized by Corporal Trim's arabesque in Tristram Shandy...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 424–442.
Published: 01 November 2010
...-corporeal imaginings of the nation. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities . London: Verso, 1983 . Barr , Nicholas . “The Phillips Machine.” LSE Quarterly 2 ( 1988 ): 305 –37. Bhabha , Homi K. “DissemiNation: Time, Narrative...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 368–371.
Published: 01 August 2016
... by doing good.” By honoring recent contributions to the category of corporate charity, the magazine pointedly applauds businesses for doing their part to uphold the image of capitalism as a benevolent economic system. “Not for the first time, capitalism is under attack,” the article begins...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Ayelet Ben-Yishai Stout Daniel M. , Corporate Romanticism: Liberalism, Justice, and the Novel ( New York : Fordham UP , 2016 ), pp. 254 , paper, $30.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 Daniel M. Stout's Corporate Romanticism: Liberalism, Justice, and the Novel...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 280–284.
Published: 01 August 2020
... set of developments in the nineteenth century through which the Kantian understanding of aesthetic experience as disinterested reflective judgment was replaced with a materialist theory of aesthetic response as a corporeal reaction of matter (bodies and nerves) to matter (aesthetic objects...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 302–304.
Published: 01 August 2011
... several times that the tendencies she observes in 304 novel | summer 2011 ­modernist culture—such as the forceful selling of nostalgic rural domesticity or corporate ­interventions in social provision—also appear in the contemporary cultural landscape. This is true...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 November 2011
... interdependence between literature and other vocations” in the years between 1865 and 1915, when “America underwent the most rapid corporate capitalist development in history and at the same time unparalleled rates of immigration. The result,” she contends, “was the first multicultural modern capitalist...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 367–369.
Published: 01 November 2004
...SCOTT J. JUENGEL DANIEL PUNDAY, Narrative Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Narratology (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), pp. 234 + x, cloth, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Bodying Forth DANIEL PUNDAY, Narrative Bodies: Toward a Corporeal...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 492–495.
Published: 01 November 2011
... taken over by corporations—a trend evident by the late 1950s and early 1960s and dominant by the mid-1970s—they strategically turned the modernist “highbrow” ideology that the “soli- tary” novelist and his or her writing stand apart from mass culture into a romantic sales pitch for mass-market...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and social origin” (11). On the one hand, the “strategic management of the face . . . facilitated individual acts of self-creation and legitimated spon- taneous claims to distinction in a culture of genteel performance” (26). On the other, a “sci- ence” of corporeal legibility simultaneously “served...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 319–324.
Published: 01 August 2014
... inherent in what Gibson elsewhere calls ‘‘end-stage capitalism, in which private enterprise andthe profit motive are taken to their logical conclusion Clune does not read Gibson against Fredric Jameson, for example, who finds in Neuro- mancer an ‘‘expression of transnational corporate realities...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 276–279.
Published: 01 August 2006
..., this perspective constitutes Asians as a "model minorityJ'-a racial group predisposed to fare exceptionally well in an increasingly globalized economy; but it also renders them a "yellow peril," for they are quite capable of overtaking Americans-as individual workers, as corporations, and even...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 170–174.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of the modernist giants he studies—the old media were anything but placidly blind to their own corporeal properties. In a monograph that complements recent explorations of medial self-consciousness by critics like Sara Danius, Mark Goble, Julian Murphet, and Jessica Pressman, Lurz supplants an understanding...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 333–337.
Published: 01 November 2007
... to link the typical Horatio Aiger hero to corporate capital's ideology of benevolent mentorship that effaces the sexuality of the benefactor's "interests." Yet on the other, the aqpnmt attempts to unveil "a hidden chapter in the history of an oppressed group" (70)' an objective that unfortunately...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 193–210.
Published: 01 November 2002
..." Donna Haraway John Edgar Wideman acknowledges a disabling difference characteristic of his African American male protagonists-many have "some physical disability or physical strangeness that's a further mask of what is inside" (Baker 264). These corporeal anomalies render Wideman's corpus...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 148–153.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of California , Henry James's The Beast in the Jungle , Jack London's The Sea-Wolf , Upton Sinclair's The Jungle , and Edgar Rice Burroughs's Tarzan of the Apes . Among the historical documents and points of reference are Theodore Roosevelt's writings and exploits, the rise of corporate titans, labor...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Individual versus industrial benefit. Self versus collective (or corporate) interest/s. Futures are thus always ironic—a form that attempts to at once generate and mitigate risk. Futures are inherently speculative, indeterminate, yet they function as guarantors of the future, specifically future...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., a shared ethos integrates a community, neutralizing discord to achieve an organic unity. What is striking here, however, is how Rousseau marshals and naturalizes a remarkably narrow conception of embodiment, along with those corporeal faculties that are seen to foster ‘‘reciprocal’’ political...