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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 149–152.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Tyler Curtain SCHANTZ NED , Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2008 ), pp. 200 , cloth, $65.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Toward a Cultural Critical Field Book ned...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 176–197.
Published: 01 August 2003
... . Showalter , English . “The Prehistory of Omniscience: Representing Minds in Early French Fiction.” Romance Quarterly 38 ( 1991 ): 355 –62. Showalter , English . “Prose Fiction: France.” The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism . Vol. 4 . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1997 . 210 –37...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 397–408.
Published: 01 November 2017
... not yet properly begun. The fundamentally dialectical project of critique—what Marx called the “ruthless criticism of everything existing” and what he practiced as its correlative utopian striving for what does not exist—has not yet taken foot in literary method. To explore what that project might look...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 424–431.
Published: 01 November 2000
... cultures-whether ours, his, or others'has been a dominant theme of recent criticism. The three books under review focus on popular culture, the culture of the homosexual Other, and the transculturation of Joyce. Garry Leonard's Advertising and Commodity Culture in Joyce explores a critical territory...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
...MARYBETH TIERNEY-TELLO RENÉ PRIETO, Body of writing: figuring desire in Spanish American literature (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2000) pp. 295, cloth, $59.95, paper, $19.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Body Criticism RENE PRIETO...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2010
... run counter not only to assumptions that are commonly made in the practice of political criticism of literature, but also to basic features of our ordinary engagement with fictional discourses. The essay then examines the controversy surrounding Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses , a controversy...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 202–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and coercive force they see their views carrying. McEwan's work finds the forms of this immodesty not just in religious or political ideals but in science, criticism, and secularism, the latter perhaps the more concerning because they conceal their immodesty in the allegedly modest forms of “neutrality...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 321–328.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Amanda Anderson A therapeutic impulse could be said to stand behind two distinctive responses to ideological criticism that have formed in the field of literary criticism over the past few decades. The first response is best characterized as an ascesis that willfully reduces the methodological...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 403–421.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Mark Sussman This article addresses the problem of cynicism in Harold Frederic's novel The Damnation of Theron Ware (1896). Despite the prominence of cynicism in the critical literature surrounding the novel, it has emerged as a vexing interpretive problem in itself rather than a solution to Theron...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
... (1995) alongside his recent collection of critical essays, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual (2006) and queries the extent to which Treuer's exploration of the universal nature of fiction meshes with various articulations of indigenous sovereignty and tribal independence. In doing so it examines...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 November 2010
... aestheticized, in fact participates in this tact at the same time that it presents readers and critics with a choice about how much they will say or consider themselves to know about the “facts” of the text they read. Thus, James's late style poses ethical problems to readers while representing such problems...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 196–206.
Published: 01 August 2009
... central statements of this philosophy are The Years (1937) and Three Guineas (1938), the latter of which I suggest is not merely an antiwar pamphlet (according to critical convention) but also an anti-programmatic ethical treatise for living what Michel Foucault calls “the non-fascist life.” Criticism...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
... reader, a being contradictorily characterized in Eliot's day and ours as both dilettantish and overinvested, both distracted from and passionately identified with the fiction she absorbs. Although conducted in a different theoretical vocabulary, today's critical discourse on reading resonates...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the novel's previously neglected use of spiritualist figures as key to its transitional status. The article concludes by turning again to contemporary modernist studies' attempted break with the new critical paradigm of High Modernism. It points to the inconsistencies in advancing a new model of plural...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 364–385.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Gordon Fraser Recent criticism of Pauline Hopkins's now canonical final magazine novel, Of One Blood; or, The Hidden Self (1902–3), can generally be separated into two broad categories. On the one hand, critics such as Susan Gillman and Shawn Salvant have interrogated the ways in which the novel...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 May 2011
... contemporary world. By reading the movement to the novel as one into desire (instead of away from it, as many critics have claimed), I suggest that Lennox reverses the terms of her contemporary critical discourse on realistic and fantastic fiction; the author uses the romance, not the novel, to teach her...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Srdjan Smajić This essay argues that the relationship between realism and supernaturalism in realist novels is more complicated—and more symbiotic—than critics generally acknowledge. Taking Walter Scott's Waverley , George Eliot's Silas Marner , and Charlotte Brönte's Jane Eyre as representative...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 400–409.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Rosemary Marangoly George This essay argues that tracking Kamala Markandaya's literary career enables us to see, in retrospect, some of the blind spots of the postcolonial literary critical frame within which we have situated novels produced by third-world writers in the twentieth century...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 326–331.
Published: 01 August 2009
... an injustice but a misunderstanding of the function of this neglected and abjected form of citation. By turning to a variety of Victorian critics and theorists, the excerpt emerges as a highly developed tool for the analysis of long narrative. The protracted excerpt exists as a way of producing for the reader...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Clifford Siskin The primary analytic tools of modern literary criticism were forged in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries out of print culture's effort to consolidate its hold on society by making more out of its objects. The further we have burrowed in—sacralizing only a few texts...