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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 506–511.
Published: 01 November 2012
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 202–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
... between the novel and history in a peculiarly sharp form, a point emphasized by Perry Anderson during a 1983 conference commemorating the centenary of Marx's death when he described Powell's avowedly anti-Marxist series A Dance to the Music of Time as “the most important piece of postwar fiction in the...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in the nation's cultural and political life, when forms of political engagement, democratic or anti-democratic, were at issue: Mori Ogai's 1890 The Dancing Girl , in the first mature bloom of Japan's cultural modernity and the formative years of a new democratic state; Natsume Soseki's 1914 Kokoro...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
... subject of human rights appears in the mute slave Friday's dance while wearing the magistrate's scarlet robes of office and that, through such figures of politicization, Coetzee's novels offer responsibility and redress for the wrongs of empire. © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 166–170.
Published: 01 May 2016
... provoked by imitative behavior. During the course of the book, Lawtoo identifies the power of mimesis at work on various scales: in intimate encounters through the transmission of gesture, facial expression, and dialect; in groups through drama, music, or dance; and at the level of the nation or the crowd...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Morrison's Paradise (1997), Thorsson argues that these “novels of the cultural nationalist revision” (4, 12) theorize a cultural nationalism that depends upon “shared longing and radical imagining” (12) as performed through practices of organizing, cooking, dancing, mapping, and inscribing. “Women's work...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 324–326.
Published: 01 November 2002
... analyses of popular culture. Other essayists celebrate the tactics of cultural producers whose once-marginal activities are now disclosed as particularly smart survival strate- gies. Working from eyewitness descriptions of Josephine Baker dancing in her own after- hours nightclub, Janet Lyons...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 264–278.
Published: 01 November 2008
... once again the tragic narrative sketched above. In the first of these parables, Anibal describes a dance where he met Mussole, his fiancee. 0 segredo da danca esta nu interacqlio entre o colectivo e o individual Na xinjanguila, o colectivo e'fundamental Tudo combinado corn os...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 November 2012
... reconsider the textual evidence in Conrad’s problem- atic image of Africa, which, in Achebe’s view, functions as the smoking gun that proved Conrad to be “guilty” (338) of racism: namely, his dehumanizing represen- tations of rituals wherein African people dance, collectively, to the sound of drums in...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 May 2013
... occasioned by the “healing” power of cultural exchange. “The phonograph makes it possible for white people to tango in ragtime, dance a maxie, or ‘do an impromptu cake-walk’ if they are in the mood,” as Goble points out, “all without requiring the services of, or inviting any contact with, a black...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 190–192.
Published: 01 August 2007
... when she performs "her dance inside Harry's skin" (164). But she suffers in comparison to the similarly fleshed-out Melville. Writing that Melville "is able explicitly to represent black resistance to slavery in a manner that Uncle Tom's Cabin is not" (193), Tawil irnpliatly demotes Stowe to...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the principal sources of her self’s partitioning” (76). In these woman-centered novels, the author and subject have a “sociogenic” (76) bond that Greene refers to as “dance” (78) or what Lacan might see as “recognition,” enabling the possibility of wholeness. In direct contrast...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Strand at the end of the show. These physical effects are also part of the response to the offensive vis- ibility of Whistler’s “unfinished” brushstrokes, the weird bouncing dance routine of James Stead, or the bodily communality produced by singing around the domestic piano. For all the...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 340–343.
Published: 01 August 2013
... danc- ing. “Literary tourism,” by taking fans to the places Austen once touched, walked, or lived (chapter 4) may provide a way to extend the fans’ “emotional connection with a beloved text into real world place” (106), or it may instead leave the pilgrim with “thwarted long- ing” and...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2007
... journalistic practices to illuminating use. He ends the chapter with a discussion of Colette's dancing around the queer first person in LPS urilles de la vigne and elsewhere. Colette "refusefsl to assume any kind of sexual identity" as regards her relationship with h4issy or its portrayal in her...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of the ambiguous sympathies of the author. By discussing Joyce's textual practices through the term gesture, which includes mime, dance, and euthythrmcs, Burns hopes to reembody the question, thus associating it with the problems of the limits of representation itself and with more general...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2017
... clear mirror of word and world) while, on the other, simultaneously undermining the very conditions for that voice (exposing discursive absences, dissolving the boundaries of the self, and deepening the inevitable cracks in our representational mirror). This flickering dance of “voice” and “—,” he...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... iegend. In a gunny sack slung over his shoulder, he carried on stage four-year- old Joseph Jefferson 111, likewise arrayed in the colors of Old Glory. During his song-and-dance sequence, Rice rolled his mini mimic from the sack, and Joe per- formed an imitation of Jim CroStowe must have known this...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
... contestatory of capitalist logic. The narrator’s loyalties are not clear until a scene in which the thief, the much discussed but elusive and underground Octaviano, makes his only appearance by turning up at a party, where he dances sensually as the narrator watches and imagines, in a sudden wash of...