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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 163-168.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Wendy W. Walters Contemporary African diasporic literature often displays “the allure of the archive” when writers encode archival documents into their narratives, revising the remnants found in an archive, and foregrounding the elements of archival research and data in their texts. Against the...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 10-12.
Published: 01 May 2012
... structural approach that aims to document the “structure of philosophy” that remains after a text has been subjected to certain analyses. This essay describes Malabou's vision of plastic reading as a living relation to texts in which metamorphosis regulates the metabolism between stasis and aleatory change...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 27-29.
Published: 01 May 2012
... professorially supervised activities of college students. Our quite diverse reasons for reading novels should be recognized as well as the well-documented social and historical effects of literacy, the subject-variable effects of reading, and the fact that the psychological and social effects of reading (novels...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 31-55.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Rachel Teukolsky Both journalists and novelists showed a newly explicit interest in “realism” in the 1850s, especially in the wake of the devastating Crimean War (1853-56). This war was the first to be documented by an independent press, as new technologies of travel and printing allowed the...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 438-452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... transition from general ideas to their individualized incarnations, it explores the way in which the affective investment necessary for this conversion depends on a prolonged experience of shared time and space. By showing how the novel extends to written documents themselves the effects of shared time and...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 64-83.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Alicia Williams Abstract Whence the “dear reader”—and to where? This essay proposes that George Eliot's reformulation of nineteenth-century conventions for addressing reading audiences documents a response to the emergence of Britain's first mass reading public. Eliot inherits a propensity for...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 115-138.
Published: 01 May 2016
... documenting the affinities between planetarity's redemptive, world-building ambitions, on one hand, and both Kantian cosmopolitanism and turn-of-the-twentieth-century articulations of “planetary consciousness” (as particularly evident in speculative fiction) on the other. The common denominator of these...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 86-108.
Published: 01 May 2009
... recalcitrance to a dominant conception of modernity. He compares this conflict within the novel to the ideology of the nation-state by reading At Swim-Two-Birds in relation to the Irish constitution of 1937. Doing so uncovers a deep relationship between the novel and the political document that exceeds the...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 327-329.
Published: 01 August 2010
... third chapter, “Of Trespassers and Trash,” studies Gordi- mer’s The Conservationist in a New Historicist fashion against certain historical documents from the period to show the psychosocial implications of apartheid’s forced removal of black people from their land. In the fourth chapter, “A Man’s...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Writing 1750-2820: A Genealogy; Ann Radcliffe: the Great Enchantress; and Gothic Documents 1700-1820: A Sourcebook, edited with E.J. Clery. His current project is a book provisionally titled Romantic Misfits. His Jane Austen, in the Writers and their Works series, will appear in 2002...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 126-127.
Published: 01 May 2000
... recounting public historical documents and of in- terpreting imaginative texts merge and blend in illuminating the large pattern that they bring into view-the triumphant but nervous and insecure ideology of Victorian domesticity. They are wonderfully successful in their aims. For example...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 286-288.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Sterne criticism, Norton's analysis of the scene suggests that Sterne's well-documented concern with mediation and the nature of reality is, at its core, a concern about representation and its role in achieving personal well-being. Chapter 2 explores what happened to the classically rooted equation...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 18-51.
Published: 01 August 2007
...~?terestingNarrative the "prototype" for all subsequent slave narratives (8). It has become a canonical work in courses in eighteenth- century British and American literature, and is a key document for historians of the Euro-American slave trade. The historian Nell Irvin Painter suggests that it...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 461-465.
Published: 01 November 2019
... culture at the center of and in control of what should have been a Euro-oriented document of the colonial Plantation” (qtd. 58). Ward supplements Williams's two texts with the narrative of another traveler to Jamaica the same year: Henry Thomas De la Beche, future director of Great Britain's first...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 190-192.
Published: 01 August 2007
... stumbling into oversimplification testifies to the assiduous research and extensive documentation that informs the study every step of the way. Such documentation is particularly tricky given that slavery figures in early national discourse primarily as a significant absence, from the Constitutional...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 274-275.
Published: 01 August 2000
... of the novel. After Barlowe's careful documentation of the existence-and rigor-f feminist and women-authored readings of Hawthorne, main- stream critics' failure to acknowledge these readings appears especially glaring. Barlowe's painstaking march through the footnotes and bibliographies of...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 343-349.
Published: 01 August 2010
... rewritten: many writers moved to the left, aiming the formal strategies of modernist innovation at more radical ends. In the process, modernist art engaged the effects and formal idioms of mass culture, and artists looking to document the depredations of class and racial oppres- sion thrown into...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 376-379.
Published: 01 August 2016
... black authors, including Wright, Ann Petry, Zora Neale Hurston, Gwendolyn Brooks, Dorothy West, Curtis Lucas, and Era Bell Thompson, with a range of contemporaneous cultural documents to analyze representations of black women. In doing so, she offers an ambitious and compelling examination of the...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 140-143.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of the Destruction of the Indies (1583 in English) is not mentioned, despite its oft-cited centrality to English imperialism. The shift from religious to racial categories of identity documented by Boulukos would also have worked well with this text. Chapters in The Grateful Slave are...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 467-470.
Published: 01 November 2011
... literary production as formative to its emer- gence. Mizruchi documents the “extraordinary interdependence between literature and other vocations” in the years between 1865 and 1915, when “America underwent the most rapid corporate capitalist development in history and at the same time unparalleled...