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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., in the process reshaping literary forms and agendas. Yet Digital Modernism cuts against both technologically determinist interpretations of electronic literature and cultural obsessions with novelty, reminding the reader that aesthetic, formal, and conceptual traditions may be just as important as platform...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 157–175.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to the digital logic of recent political economy. Works Cited Beller Jonathan . The Cinematic Mode of Production: Attention Economy and the Society of the Spectacle . Dartmouth : UP of New England , 2006 . Bennett Jane . Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . Durham : Duke UP...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of the impact of the digital revolution. Much of the new Egyptian literature employs or invokes American forms or is in dialogue with American literary genres, software, and popular culture, all made newly or more easily accessible via digital and Internet technologies. The ways in which foreign or outside...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 452–464.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Carlos Rowe Social media pose the greatest challenge to the novel since its rise to social influence in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries as a key genre for imagining personal identity and social affiliation. Because digital social media are capable of representing individuals...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 504–518.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Christina Lupton This article asks what it means to consider a twenty-first-century novel as a machine able to talk about its own materiality. Is it a series of keystrokes or digital files or marks on a page? If, as Friedrich Kittler presumes, digital technology has boosted the autopoietic...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Kate Wilkinson Abstract Daily communication today is predominantly digital, but contemporary novels continue to be interested in paper letters. Why? What do letters, written on paper, offer to the novel in the twenty-first century? This essay explores the material letter's contemporary value...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 343–367.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Stacey Margolis This essay investigates an early instance of “network theory” in order to argue that such theories did not, as most scholars suggest, emerge exclusively in the digital age. Charles Brockden Brown's Arthur Mervyn (1799–1800) attempts to theorize the information networks of the early...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Alexander R. Galloway Jagoda Patrick , Network Aesthetics ( Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2016 ), pp. 304 , paper, $27.50 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 Good debates are invigorating. That digital media studies has thus far provided too few real debates is at least...
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Novel (2024) 57 (1): 122–127.
Published: 01 May 2024
... engages a central question: What do we make of the preoccupation with ephemera—things on the cusp of disappearance—in postwar American fiction, and what can that fiction tell us—indeed, teach us—about how we might live in our “dematerialized” digital era and ever more precarious world? Though The Death...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 547–565.
Published: 01 November 2022
... fizz. The pricey international traveling exhibit Immersive Van Gogh (numerous US stops alone in 2021) is a two-tiered experience in this respect. 1 After a projected and musically accompanied digital extravaganza of the artist's images dematerialized on towering panels and walls, an extra price...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 310–314.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., as if to empathize with the pressures on the book-loving individualist sage (46). In “Searching,” Lee more directly interacts with current trends in digital humanities that update nineteenth-century bibliography and publishing, turning to the effect of search engines on all humanities research. If I had...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 406–426.
Published: 01 November 2022
... digital technology. Crucially, both novels reach a similar conclusion about how this world of total informational access has generated new problems for the form and function of narrative fiction in the twenty-first century. The first problem is both practical and aesthetic: how does one narrate...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 May 2011
... for the form. All suggest that the novel’s alleged rivals in contemporary culture pro- vide this project’s point of departure. As the technoforms characteristic of digital media come to dominate cultural production, is the patience that Maryanne Wolf’s questions align with the novel really what...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2016
... connections that link literary studies to cultural studies and explorations of new media. While Davis is always intrigued by, and attuned to, the new materialities of these visual and digital texts, the book might have discussed more explicitly exactly how visual culture and online activism continue...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 403–407.
Published: 01 August 2016
... led to more nuanced ethical considerations. Toward the end of the book, as Moses briefly touches on Windham Lewis and D. H. Lawrence before shifting his discussion from “the increasingly mass-mediated context of modern life in the early twentieth century to the digital landscape of the present” (206...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke University. She is the author or editor of eighteen books on topics ranging from eighteenth-century American literature and print culture to contemporary digital learning. Her most recent project-a collaboration with David Theo Goldberg-will be published online as part...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of “the New York Times Book Review , the Washington Post , the Los Angeles Times , the New Yorker , and Publishers Weekly ” as well as “the review sections of . . . influential digital sources” and “recommendations made by independent booksellers with strong literary reputations” (9–10). The result...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2011
...- dral, looks from the church to the book on his desk and declares, “This will kill that”: the book will kill architecture as the prime expression of human mind. The very characteristics that we now attribute to digital media against the book Hugo saw as advantaging print over stone: “In its...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 315–320.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., a remarkable proposition that “computational formalism” should be applied to a single, ostensibly unitary, long-form fiction, David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas , when typically in literary studies the quantitative methodologies of instrumentalized digital humanities are usually applied to much larger corpora...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 481–486.
Published: 01 November 2023
... pursue “the transposition of various service functions into the virtual domain” (298). To do so, it is necessary to place the electronic digital server—whether a mail server, a file server, a web server, a print server, or one of the many other types—at the end of a historical trajectory that passes...