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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 165–183.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Theodore Martin What does it mean to read like a detective? While critics have long seen the detective novel as a model for hermeneutic suspicion (the familiar spatial binaries of surface/depth, concealed/revealed), this essay proposes that there is something more timely at work in detective work...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 August 2000
...: The Detective in English Fiction from Godwin to Doyle . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1976 . Plamenatz , John . The English Utilitarians . Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1958 . Radzinowicz , Leon . History of English Criminal Law . 4 vols. London: Steven and Sons, Ltd., 1948–1968 . Reith...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 432–439.
Published: 01 November 2000
...JAMES V. CATANO KATHLEEN GREGORY KLEIN, ed. Diversity and Detective Fiction (Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1999), pp. 262, cloth, $51.95, paper, $25.95. PRISCILLA L. WALTON AND MANINA JONES. Detective Agency: Women Rewriting the Hard-Boiled Tradition...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 523–526.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Sean McCann LEONARD CASSUTO, Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories (New York: Columbia UP, 2008), pp. 344, cloth, $79.50, paper, $13.75. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Love and Death in Detective Fiction leonard cassuto, Hard-Boiled...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Daylanne K. English In this essay I offer a temporal-philosophical and literary-political reading of Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins detective novel series. African American literature has conventionally been understood as following its own timeline; however, ascribing a distinct temporality to black...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
...David Ben-Merre Charles Dickens's Bleak House depicts the changing epistemologies of the nineteenth century, celebrating the emergent figure of the detective and a verifiable inductive method as the dominant mode of knowledge production. At the climax of the novel, however, this epistemology...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Brooks' textual “motor,” the driving energies of plot are taken as fundamental—to such an extent that a radically nondescriptive subgenre, the detective novel, is understood as a useful model for the novel per se. Such a focus is inevitably distorting—for the nineteenth-century British novel of everyday...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
... genres of detective fiction and comic books reveals how its race consciousness and postmodernism inform each other. Samuel R. Delany theorizes paraliterature as the discursive other against which “literature” is defined. The Intuitionist takes paraliterature seriously so as to (1) pay homage to Edgar...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 240–262.
Published: 01 August 2022
... is that the situation is hard for her to detect until it is too late. This aspect of the novel anticipates the particular hardships of the twenty-first-century gig economy, at the core of which is the systematic representation of work as something other than work. I thus approach The Old Curiosity Shop as a hybrid text...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
... relationship between novelistic subjectivity and empiricism from that given by Watt in The Rise of the Novel . Far from providing an effective epistemological procedure for the fictional detective, empiricism—considered as a picture of subjectivity and temporality—instead describes a set of narrative hitches...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 May 2005
...NICHOLAS DALY CAROLINE REITZ, Detecting the Nation: Fictions of Detection and the Imperial Venture (Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2004), pp. 184, cloth, $59.95, paper, $19.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 The Empire and the Police CAROLINE REITZ, Detecting...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 312–315.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Ben Parker Walton Samantha , Guilty but Insane: Mind and Law in Golden Age Detective Fiction ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2015 ), pp. 304, paper , $35.00 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 In reading detective fiction, one frequently comes upon the device...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 21–38.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of African American detective fiction—including seminal novels by the likes of Pauline Hopkins, Chester Himes, Ishmael Reed, and Walter Mosley—to which The Intuitionist could also be said to belong. Works Cited Berlant Lauren . Cruel Optimism . Durham, NC : Duke UP , 2011 . Bérubé...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
....” Nation and Narration . Ed. Homi K. Bhabha London: Routledge, 1990 : 231 –49. Soitos , Stephen F. “Reflex and Bone Structure: The Black Anti-Detective Novel.” Ed. Bell. 175 –87. Southern , Eileen . The Music of Black Americans: A History . New York: Norton, 1983 . Taylor...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 546–554.
Published: 01 November 2009
... ): 6 -11. ———. Los detectives salvajes . Barcelona: Anagrama, 1998 . ———. Entre paréntesis . Barcelona: Anagrama, 2004 . ———. Estrella distante . Barcelona: Anagrama, 1996 . ———. La literatura nazi en América . Barcelona: Seix Barral, 1996 . ———. Llamadas telefónicas...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Jameson’s work as to be in reaction against it. This special edition of Novel: A Forum on Fiction presents a number of recent submissions to and commissions for the journal that foreground these issues. In “The Long Wait: Timely Secrets of the Contemporary Detective Novel,” Theodore Martin...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 May 2000
... on their authors' attitudes towards the literary marketplace. Hamrnett's liberalism-a blend of populist sympathy and cultural elitism that resonates with the early New Deal emphasis on expertise as a way to articu- late the public interest--echoes his desire to lend aesthetic credibility to the detective...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 August 2006
... in his detective novels. Walters argues that Hhes creates a "trav- eling home in blackness," a mobile space of home that is not racially exclusive, and demon- strates how Hirnes's detective fiction enables him, hma position of expatriation, to reenter the home space and launch a critique...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of place and space, which generates an argument about detective novels that takes us into a reading of Conrad’s Heart of Darkness before the chapter returns to roller coasters. One might imagine that touring through so many dif- ferent territories in a single chapter would make for a bumpy ride...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2019
... that the Maltese falcon may and may not exist in the diegesis, it certainly does not exist in the novel's noir version of San Francisco, at least as an object, until the devilish Sam Spade attempts to find it in a particular place: the detective's effort to find the falcon causes the collapse of its wave function...