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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 August 2003
...CLAUDIA MOSCOVICI SUSAN RUBIN SULEIMAN, Budapest Diary: In Search of the Motherbook (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999), pp. 232, paper, $14.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Budapest Diary SUSAN RUBIN SULEIMAN, Budapest Diary: In Search...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 466–482.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Benjamin H. Ogden One of the most pressing problems posed by J. M. Coetzee's Diary of a Bad Year is that of the novel as a genre: what it is and is not, how readers “create” texts and their meanings, how literary tradition and genre typologies are constructed and passed down, the plasticity...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of the literary in our globalized, multimedia present? These questions also happen to lie at the heart of J. M. Coetzee's Diary of a Bad Year (2007). As I argue in this essay, this is not just because it is a challengingly singular literary act, which demands that we rethink some of our guiding assumptions about...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 406–426.
Published: 01 November 2022
...James Draney Abstract How do novels come to terms with the social and economic structures engendered by big data and surveillance capitalism? This question weighs heavily on J. M. Coetzee's Diary of a Bad Year (2007) and Tom McCarthy's Satin Island (2015), two novels whose intellectual protagonists...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 196–206.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: The Letters of Virginia Woolf. Volume 3, 1923-1928 . Ed. Nicolson Nigel and Trautmann Joanne. London: Hogarth, 1977 . ———. Collected Essays . Vol. 4 . London: Hogarth, 1967 . ———. The Common Reader: First Series . New York: Harcourt, 1953 . ———. The Diary of Virginia Woolf. Volume 4...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in narrative form is the subject of Irina Paperno's study, whose title— “Who, What Am I?” —quotes the questions Tolstoy repeatedly posed to himself along this quest. Paperno's previous book, Stories of Soviet Experience: Memoirs, Diaries, Dreams (2009), provided a fascinating examination of post-Soviet...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 452–471.
Published: 01 November 2020
... ). According to Ozeki, the novel had always contained the story of a reader finding the diary of Naoko “Nao” (temporal pun intended) Yasutani, a sixteen-year-old girl who “wash[es] up back in Tokyo” after her father loses his Silicon Valley job ( Ozeki, pers. comm. ). Struggling to adjust to her family's...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 216–220.
Published: 01 August 2004
... investigates moments of apparent self-exposure in sensibility (chapter 3), in conversation (chapter 5), in pornography (chapter 6), and in the confessions of diaries and memoirs (chapter 7). She looks too at momen6 when the self is apparently composed for a public audience, protected behind a weli...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 May 2002
... rhetorically shaped, gender-marked consumer contexts, opening up their particularities. Thus, Deborah Garfield's analysis of the highly popular diary of Opal Whiteley outlines one dimension of the fascinating history of mas (i.e., middleclass) approval. The Story of Opal's "extraordinary...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 299–311.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Haven: Yale UP, 1965 . 184 –235. Lyotard , Jean-Francois . The Postmodern Condition: A Report On Knowledge . Trans. Geoff Bennington and Brian Massumi. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1984 . McDonald , Andrew . The Turner Diaries . Hillsboro, WV: National Vanguard Books, 1978...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 307–316.
Published: 01 November 2020
... . Set in the aftermath of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Ozeki's novel is the story of a schoolgirl's diary that washes up as flotsam at a beach on Cortes Island, British Columbia, a few months after the disaster and is discovered by Ruth, a novelist, and her husband Oliver. We read the diary...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 493–496.
Published: 01 November 2014
... nationalism, promoting in their place an inclusive, cosmopolitan version of Irish identity. Rather than quarantine Casement’s sexu- ality from his efforts to redress colonial atrocities, for example, Mullen argues that the so- called Black Diaries, which detail Casement’s homoerotic liaisons in South...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2021
... (52), and yet Woolf's letters and diaries reveal that she wrote The Waves from within a number of irritatingly permeable listening spaces, spaces unceasingly compromised by the sounds of modern London and the impositions of her social acquaintances (see Letters ; Diary vols. 3 and 4). Put...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
... resurrection of the marriage-plot, a vision of it made possible by the queer distance, this time, of the closet. Dracula begins twice and simultaneously. We are first given extracts from Jonathan Harker’s diaries as he travels across Europe to Transylvania, eventually finding himself confined...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 1999
.... A clear strength of Levenback's work is her ability to wrest meaningful tidbits from the vast collection of diaries, letters, manuscripts, and essays that define Woolf's oeuvre. Levenback's tenacity as a researcher is commendable here, for she not only has chosen to work with lesser-known Woolf...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 470–474.
Published: 01 November 2012
... are teaching them. Think The Nanny Diaries next to Pride and Prejudice, not the latter with Our Lady of Flowers. No wonder we are seeing numerous courses on chick lit appearing in English departments and gender studies programs. Wit- ness, we are told, a course titled Flirting with the “F-Word”: Chick Lit...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 283–304.
Published: 01 August 2022
... clear from the struggle with a bureaucratic center. In fiction as in life, “the human mind is always seeking what it conceives to be the centre of things; sometimes one may call it reality, again truth, again life” ( Diary 1: 205 ). Woolf's October 1918 reflection was prompted by a social visit...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 229–243.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Arendt.” Poetics Today 26 ( 2005 ): 581 –611. Coetzee , J.M. Age of Iron . London: Secker, 1990 . Coetzee , J.M. Diary of a Bad Year . London: Harvill, 2007 . Coetzee , J.M. Doubling the Point: Essays and Interviews . Ed. David Attwell. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1992...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... 164 novel | spring 2010 as the postcolonial construction of narrative is necessarily fragmented and under construction, in this text’s representation of the captain’s diary we also see that the archive of Empire itself is moldy, fading, and indeed even becoming illegible...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 May 2002
... to fit. Because, moreover, the narrative of Dracula is a collective production, composed of vari- ous individuals' records, diaries, and testimonies, the identity of these characters and their reproductive practices can never appear merely assimilative. Records are produced by many persons, fkom...