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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 253–274.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Elizabeth Outka This article takes up Rita Felski's recent call to modernists to explore how Bruno Latour's latest work on actor-network theory might be adapted for literary studies. It examines two accounts of World War I soldiers who (allegedly) return from the dead in material form: Virginia...
Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 5. Susan Meiselas, Monimbo Woman Carrying Her Dead Husband Home to Be Buried in Their Backyard, 1979. © Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos More
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 504–510.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of language? My argument is that the novels of this period chart a shift in the relationship between the two primal scenes outlined above, in which one eventually becomes the face of humanity while the other becomes the dead hand of inhumanity. In the end it is less the uncanny and easily allegorizable...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 176–187.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of his own work and his interfacing with a set of “displacements” running through and around various “vanguards.” Along the way, he discusses dead media, money, sound, post-Snowden politics as a literary problem, and the financial utility of Finnegans Wake . Copyright © 2018 by Nicholas Huber and Tom...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2021
... becomes revolutionary in this way, suggesting that dictators share a common fate: they will be deposed or, eventually, die of old age. However, like a horde of the living dead, others like them will return. The article concludes with analysis of the apparent pessimism of this point and the global...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the novel. The religious goal of the novel is to console women with the belief that the men they have lost are not dead, not absent, but present. The narrative implication of a belief in which death does not mark the difference between past and present is a story that does not know what tense to tell itself...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 412–414.
Published: 01 November 2000
...WENDY WALTERS SHARON PATRICIA HOLLAND, Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity (Durham: Duke University Press, 2000), pp. 235, cloth, $49.95, paper, $17.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Death and American Culture SHARON PATRICIA...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 389–408.
Published: 01 November 2012
... : Macmillan , 1976 . Briggs Asa . Victorian Things . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1989 . Bronfen Elisabeth . Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity, and the Aesthetic . Manchester : Manchester UP , 1992 . Brontë Charlotte Brontë Emily . The Belgian Essays . Ed. and trans...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and Anti-Cartesianism in Early Modern Europe . New York : Routledge , 2005 . 218 – 34 . Bal Mieke . “ Dead Flesh, or the Smell of Painting .” Visual Culture: Images and Interpretations . Ed. Bryson Norman , Holly Michael Ann , and Moxey Keith . Hanover : U of New England P...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... . Hotz Mary Elizabeth . “Down among the Dead: Edwin Chadwick's Burial Reform Discourse in Mid-Nineteenth-Century England.” Victorian Literature and Culture 29 . 1 ( 2001 ): 21 – 38 . ———. Literary Remains: Representations of Death and Burial in Victorian England . Albany : State U of New...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 May 2015
... attention to what each one is specifically trying to accomplish. The result is a work of great range and insight—an illuminating journey through the first wave of literary responses to an event that initially seemed to defy language altogether. Work Cited Morrison Toni . “ The Dead of September...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 423–430.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the streetsweep Jo dies, the narrator famously pulls back from the scene to intone, “Dead, your Majesty. Dead, my lords and gentlemen. Dead, Right Reverends and Wrong Reverends of every order. Dead, men and women, born with Heavenly compassion in your hearts. And dying thus around us every day” (572...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 May 2017
... as the “lost tongue of the nation's soul” (21). He offers a compelling reading of Joyce's “The Dead” as a text that registers tensions between language preservation and revival at a transitional moment and that mourns the loss of an Irish-speaking world (29–30). McCrea insists that if the Irish language has...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and presumption of governing beyond the grave, is the most ridiculous and insolent of all tyrannies. Man has no properfy in man; neither has any generation a property in the generations which are to fol- low It is the living, and not the dead, that are to be accommodated. When man ceases...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 May 2007
... mourning and melancholy. Whle American writers struggle to escape the allure of melancholy-which Breitweiser defines as "the annulment of the deadness of the dead (39)-at their best, they offer us lessons in how to mourn "the intractable fact of loss" (9). American literature thus provides a much...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 305–308.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., Shelley Streeby's American Sensations, Donald Pease and Amy Kaplan's Culfures of Unifed Sfates Imperialism and the latter's The Anarchy of Empire, Brent Hayes Edwards's The Practice of Diapora, Joseph Roach's Cities of the Dead and Dimock's own Residues of Justice are among the best known...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 2009 “one single catastrophe which keeps piling wreckage upon wreckage,” the angel “would like to stay, awaken the dead, and make whole what has been smashed. But a storm is blowing from Paradise; it has got caught in his wings with such vio- lence that the angel can no longer close them...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 438–460.
Published: 01 November 2018
.../cripple on the threshold: “her head lolls” ( 153 ); or when this doll's undersea doppelgänger (“the body of a guardian wrapped in rotting fabric, turn after turn”) becomes an amorphous mass: a “dead shark” “overgrown with pulpy flowers of the sea” (156). These dissolving, inhuman remains are the waypoints...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 98–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
... characters, one alive, one dead, "demand a music of their own," and the music slowly and fitfully comes to him (183). Find- ing the piano producing too rich a sound, he drags from the attic a township banjo, bought as a child's present, and creates for Teresa a music based on the contrast between...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 400–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a severe warning against keeping Henry alive: “‘He will be your creation, you understand. He is purely your creation. Nature has very evidently given him up. He is dead. You are restoring him to life. You are making him, and he will be a monster’” (414). 13 But Trescott refuses to bear...