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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
... whether this critical agenda can be linked to the definitions of artistic autonomy currently informing discussions of indigenous sovereignty and tribal nationalism. © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Aldama Frederick Luis . Rev. of Red Matters: Native American...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
... modernisms and yet retaining modernism as the field's key identifier. It suggests that there is an ethical oversight in doing so while repudiating the critical and aesthetic models that made the current field configuration possible. Contemporary modernist studies owe a debt to the newly minted “other” of new...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of individualism, the current essay argues that Dickens's fiction instead performs an ongoing and intentionally failed experiment in population management. The Dickensian novel generates an apparent surplus of biological life that allows its narratives to reconstitute the social body in new terms; rather than...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 November 2010
... in its narrative. The importance of Jamesian tact extends, I argue, to current studies of literary character and novelistic form, where a reading of James can help critics to develop theories of the novel that place ethics at the center of formalist criticism. Such repositioning can help us get a clearer...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 292–307.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Rachel Greenwald Smith Abstract Neoliberalism and authoritarianism: it is clear that aspects of both of these concepts are explanatory of our current moment, one in which neoliberal policies have continued to expand even as certain sociopolitical features of authoritarianism have been on the rise...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of lived imperial and/or nationalist politics. In the context of African literature specifically, the essay also offers a new through-line connecting key liberation-era fiction (e.g., Charles Mungoshi, Dambudzo Marechera) with some of its current transnational successor texts (e.g., NoViolet Bulawayo...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 May 2020
... transparency as a strategy for obfuscation, we can develop a new practice of reading that is capable of interpreting performances of transparency, performances that currently work to deflect suspicious modes of interpretation. This article demonstrates how James's development of a childlike reading practice...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ursula K. Heise This essay examines the convergence of the science-fiction motif of terraforming with current discussions of the Anthropocene. In the process, it outlines a vision of the city, not as the antithesis to nature or a biological wasteland but as itself a form of nature. This vision...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2016
... current environmental predicament might look like. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Anthopocene environmental humanities book of nature climate change Adalbert Stifter The foundational text of all modern novel theory begins with a paean to astrology. “Happy are those ages...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 329–337.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jonathan Arac Examining changes in the study of the novel since Novel began publication in 1967, this essay focuses on the current importance of world literature as a topic for debate and exploration and suggests that complex relationships with the study of postcolonial literature have helped...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nicholas Daly In this short article, Daly considers the history of literary cultural studies from its heyday in the 1990s to its current more modest position. There are a number of reasons one could adduce for its slide into relative marginality, including the predictable dilution...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 426–435.
Published: 01 November 2017
... “expectations”: stories that justify rather than explain our current standing. Is the taste for fantasy and nonrealist speculation, then, indicative of an escapist tendency to foreclose on the universalist presumptions encoded in realist fiction? The age of patrimonial agglomeration may seem a death knell...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
... religious-political currents, I argue that the novel's marriage plot emerged as both a cultural agent of the Erastian state and an expression of a highly labile, conservative, patriot opposition. It did so, therefore, as an English marriage plot which placed Anglican ritual and relations between vicars...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 297–303.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of Melanie Klein begins to suggest why it should have such a consequential literary role. Attending to the primitive, destructive, and relational qualities that Klein associates with this affect enables us to identify a literary current of envy—one that elucidates the emotionally violent, socially...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Dierdra Reber Given the cultural ascendance of visuality, what is the place of the written text within visual culture? Are there ways in which written narrative strategies privilege image over word? This essay studies how three Latin American texts move generationally toward the current era...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... curiously formulaic design offers another means by which it dramatizes the poverty of the anti-instrumental tradition in the current political landscape. Ultimately, I suggest, we may understand these dramas of immediacy, and the related interest in those suffering from human rights abuses, as a symptomatic...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): iii–iv.
Published: 01 May 2009
... © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Contributors srdjan smaji´c is assistant professor of English at Furman University. He is currently finishing a book manuscript on the impact of nineteenth-century theories of vision on contemporary ghost and detective...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of the Frer1crcl.1 Novel, 2569-1792 and of Wzite h4en Aren't. He is currently working on a book on ambivalence. SCOTT BLACK teaches English at the University of Utah. His book, Of Essnys nnd Rending iri Enrly Modern Brzinlri, has been published this year by Palgrave. PAUL KELLEHEli is Assistant...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): iv.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Diego. She is the author of C.L.R. James and Creolization: Circles of lnjluence. JAMES KYUNG-JIN LEE is an Assistant Professor of English and Asian American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently completing a book project entitled Urban Triage: Racial and Urban Crises...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): iv.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., and author most recently of Is Rock Dead? (Routledge, 2005). He is the general editor of the Longman Anthology of British Literature, and will be editing the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to Bob Dylan. DEBRA GEITELMAN is Assistant Professor of English at the College of the Holy Goss. Her current...