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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., the interruption of “homogeneous, empty time,” the attempt to introduce a poetics of history, and the interrogation of secular models of explanation. Since these questions also intrude upon the world of fiction, we might ask: to what extent does the novel now depend upon the critique of historicism? © 2009...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 193–210.
Published: 01 November 2002
... . Wills , David . Prosthesis . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1995 . Disabling Postmodernism: Wideman, Morrison and Prosthetic Critique SHERI I. HOEM " .. . embodiment is significant prosthesis...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 August 2003
... . "Trading Places in Fancy": Hawthorne's critique of Sympathetic Identifcation in The Blithedale Romance FRANK CHRISTIANSON 1 am not sure that . . . the Blithedale Romance [is]not, strictly speaking, [a] novel rather than [a]romance...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 53–72.
Published: 01 May 2007
... into Frenchmen: The Modernization of Rural France, 1870–1914 . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1976 . Williams , Raymond . The Country and the City . New York: Oxford UP, 1973 . From City to Country: An Outline of Fluvio-Critique RICHARD TERDIMAN "0...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 397–408.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Anna Kornbluh As the paradigmatic trend in literary study at present, “postcritique” implies that a great epoch of critique has come to a close. Taking the charge to look back over fifty years of Marxist theory of the novel, this polemic argues that critique cannot come to a close because it has...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and even furthers such critique, she explains that, nonetheless, psychoanalysis offers “an intricate grammar for talking about how narrative construction and interpretation reveal dramas of history, power, and desire,” with race residing at the nexus of these forces (8). Further, to the degree...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 150–155.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and politically recuperate them. Related axioms, Tang shows us, follow from this one: the repeated projection of the Asian American as a politically oppositional subject; the need for a specific, authentic cultural vernacular; the assumption that ethnic writers' style always voices political critique. Asian...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the site for a form of reverse colonization” (80), where the personal threat of disease becomes inseparable from the impenetrable cultural differences he experiences in the Solomon Islands. Phillips's critique of Stevenson and London is moderated as he turns to their fictional works. The longest...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 21–38.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Timothy Lem-Smith Abstract This article makes the case for a rejuvenated and multifaceted mode of paranoid reading. Eve Sedgwick famously used the term paranoid reading to signal critique's overblown, cynical, and alarmist tendencies and to provisionally create the space for a reparative...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 202–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Thom Dancer This essay argues that a critique of epistemological immodesty is at the center of Ian McEwan's literary project. His fiction dramatizes the dangerous and tragic consequences of granting one's own interpretative frameworks a certainty and authority that they do not warrant. Enduring...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., as Bruno Bosteels rightly notes, “displays a brilliant use of the free indirect style of speech.” Style regards the arrangement of peoples, places, and events into collectivities. In this essay I elaborate Rancière's political style of writing. I begin by tracing Rancière's debt to Karl Marx's critique...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 382–401.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of the bildungsroman, or novel of aesthetic education, in order to meet the challenges of modernity; at the same time they critique a then-hegemonic version of modernism that argued that the nature of twentieth-century society required writers to make a radical break with conventional literary aesthetics. Uncoupling...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... experimentation with referentiality toward her own critique of how events get represented, arguing that The Book of Salt plays with Steinian aesthetics in order to offer a critique of the structures of power that grant the racialized subject visibility. Paul Robeson and Ho Chi Minh become subjects of history...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 200–218.
Published: 01 August 2019
... but to fundamental changes in the theory and organization of knowledge itself (compare Umberto Eco's From Tree to Labyrinth ). Drawing on Bernard Stiegler's theory of the “proletarianization of consumption” in the postmodern “libidinal economy,” I read Flaubert as offering a prophetic Marxist critique...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 406–424.
Published: 01 November 2019
... for understanding their own relationship to the world around them. This article argues that Jurassic Park and On Such a Full Sea reject the possibility of representing reality as a way to understand what a novel is. While speculative fiction primarily has been read as a popular vehicle for political critique...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Rose Casey Drawing upon research into Indian property law, this essay offers a new perspective on both the feminist interventions and the aesthetic innovations of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things . This essay is the first to show how The God of Small Things' feminist critique is established...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Petro's puppet show in Don Quixote demonstrate the inseparability of romance and realism; realism too depends on the pleasures of enchantment, a transformation of the real that depends on the same effects the novel critiques in its moments of demystification. If the Quixote is modern, it is not because...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Allan Poe and participate in recent critical approaches to the father of detective fiction that read him in the context of the racial discourse of his day, and (2) critique the hierarchical thinking that both banishes comics to the realm of the “subliterary” and sustains racist ideology. In this sense...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
... colonial governance of common-law courts in South Africa. Bringing together Rancière's critique of Giorgio Agamben's theory of bare life and the exploration of the troubled judicial conscience of the magistrate in Coetzee's novel, the essay further argues that Waiting for the Barbarians calls into question...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 62–85.
Published: 01 May 2009
... The Woodlanders seems to foster sympathy for rural folk who get caught up and reconfigured in state fantasy, it ultimately indicts sympathy and, by extension, its appropriation by the modern liberal state. With its radical doubt about the stability of the subject and its incisive critique of the politics...