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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
...), I suggest that the creative writing program not only was instrumental in shaping postwar American letters but also continues to be of great relevance for contemporary global South writing. The article argues that developing-world MFA novelists have redeployed a Cold War programmatic imperative to...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 354–381.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Romantic conceptions of literary originality that have narrowed the range of critical responses to Le manoir mystérieux largely to questions about the ethical repercussions of Houde's literary theft. Instead, she argues that Le manoir mystérieux is metonymous of a larger embattled, albeit creative, mode...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
... “other” of new-critical High Modernism that they must acknowledge and appease if they are to parallel not only modernism's founding gesture but also its sustained creative production. © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Abraham Nicholas Torok Maria . The...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., abridging, and reassembling as legitimate creative procedures and suggest that commercial forces made originality and ownership more difficult to stabilize than nineteenth-century novelists and copyright reformers would have liked. In this light, Nina Balatka 's failed attempt to assimilate the figure of...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for new kinds of stories about social conflict. North and South exploits generic dissonance to encourage creative political engagement, stressing the urgency of reform but without fixed expectations about its outcome. Gaskell makes generic relocation possible by defamiliarizing both genres, exposing...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... forms of authorship that might emerge from a seizure of the Indian hand. I explore this fantasy in Flora Annie Steel's Anglo Indian novel The Potter's Thumb (1894), a text that simultaneously warns against the implications of creating a hybrid British and South Asian creative body. I conclude that her...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 May 2010
... a single author or just a few texts. These practices also valorized a new set of objects to be close to: in the early nineteenth century, the longest form of prose fiction finally rose in the generic hierarchy after decades down below. As critical close writing fed on creative close writing, and...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... history and memory, and with the complex interplay between Europe and North Africa, what is striking in The German Mujahid is the absence of any engagement with the French-Algerian war or even French colonialism in Algeria. Certainly there is no shortage of creative and scholarly works on the Algerian War...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 317–319.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Neil Schmitz The Regime of Mother Flannery mark mcgurl, The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2009), pp. 480, cloth, $35.00. Write what you know. Find your voice. Show, don’t tell. As I approached Mark McGurl’s...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the stability of the diacritical term she highlights, instead showing the mutual influence of midcentury debates over authorship and invention. She succeeds in demonstrating that analogies between the creative activity of authors and inventors were crucial to efforts to secure the intellectual...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 August 2006
... valuable study of King's creative cEuvre reveal with precision and thor- oughness the ways in which King uses humor to blur the boundaries which restrict and compromise not only the physical and spiritual lives of Native peoples, but the intellectual and creative potential of all of us. King's...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 412–414.
Published: 01 November 2000
... that the state requires both the binary life vs, death, .and the ability to redefine the liminal states between life and death (i.e., the category "brain dead") in order to impose a silence on death. Holland shows us how creative writers break this silence by letting the dead speak. Her...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 529–532.
Published: 01 November 2018
... creativity. A final essay on theater returns to the tension between political aspirations born of the revolutionary era and forms of artistic production. How is the new aesthetic dissensus to be expressed as understanding that can inform political thought and action without reinscribing it as a form of...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 162–168.
Published: 01 May 2013
... out at . . . ​colleagues while fearing and welcoming the attention of an author who thinks the best readers allow themselves to be taken from behind” (131). Leaving aside this poetic pause, we can see this as a creative return to the strategy of OKLOT | NABOKOV, INCESTUOUSLY...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 307–311.
Published: 01 August 2017
... creativity, limitless “lines of flight,” even as she makes much of Deleuze's alignment of the conceptual with the creative. Instead, “[l]iterary production is not an infinite activity or limitless experience, but one that culminates in actual works”—albeit works that continue incessantly to work, we must...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 201–204.
Published: 01 August 2004
... manipulations including "medievalism, nostalgia, prophecy, [and] apocalypse" (113), effected social and political critique. Sci-fi anachronism has this potential as well when it abides by certain principles, such as offering creative perspectives on the contemporary world and showcasing forgotten...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 161–164.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Zealand writers have responded to the era of neoliberal hegemony in four distinct areas, each of which is addressed in its own chapter: society, politics, indigeneity, and creativity. This structure allows her to include most of the major novelists of contemporary New Zealand literature, including Maurice...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the Department of English at Brown University and author of numerous articles on creative nonfiction and the theory of writing.  CINDY WEINSTEIN is professor of English at the California Institute of Technology. She is the author of Family, Kinship, and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century American...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
... undergraduate education. He received a BA degree from Pomona College in creative writing, did graduate work in film at Columbia, and then received an MA in writing from Johns Hopkins and an MFA in writing from the University of Houston, working with John Barth at Hopkins and Donald Barthelme at Houston...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 429–448.
Published: 01 November 2016
... generation before. Over the course of their careers, both writers became drawn to the idea that their voices might dissipate into a more communal creativity, a fantasy they each associated with imagery of violent political change and violation of personal space. This fascination shaped striking imagery of...