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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Marijeta Bozovic Starosta Anita , Form and Instability: Eastern Europe, Literature, Postimperial Difference ( Evanston : Northwestern UP , 2016 ), pp. 232, paper, $34.95 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Opening on the premise of the anachronism...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 374–377.
Published: 01 November 2008
... in the economic constitution and discursive imagination of the global, this book urges us to take seriously the material histories and written cultures of a region that-until now-has been a lacuna in colonial and postcolonial studies. WEIHSIN GUI, Eastern...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... novel represents a late nineteenth-century struggle to define authorship as a form of production inspired by Eastern manual artistry, thus forcing us to reconceptualize the popular phrase “craft of writing” in transcultural as well as transgeneric terms. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 The Potter’s...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 534–536.
Published: 01 November 2016
... understand the work of a range of American and Eastern European authors, including Thomas Pynchon, Robert Coover, Philip Roth, Milan Kundera, D. R. Popescu, and Danilo Kiš, as exercises in contemporaneity. This may seem like a fairly simple suggestion. But in Cucu's book it is not. Far from it. Cucu gives us...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 537–541.
Published: 01 November 2016
... couched in the colonialist discourse of humanitarian intervention to prevent the “supposedly endemic” practice of hand mutilation (103). In texts by Victoria Cross, Kipling, Doyle, and William Le Queux, both native and Western women are mutilated at the hands of “Eastern” tyrants, often as punishment...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 2015
... [Alas, I Am Not a Foreigner]. Cairo : Maktabat al-Majlis al-ʿAlā lil-Thiqāfa , 2007 . Khuri-Makdisi Ilham . The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism . Berkeley : U of California P , 2010 . Lamartine Alphonse de . Souvenirs, impressions, pensées, et...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... The day that followed I have no more power of describing, than of analyzing a dream to its component parts of sanity, delirium, defeated memory, and triumphant imagi- nation. The Sultan in the eastern tale who plunged his head in a basin of water, and, before he raised it again, passed...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 374–397.
Published: 01 November 2003
... father's parsonage to the seemingly infinite space of exilic wandering among the ports of the Eastern Seas, halfway through the novel Jim stands on the threshold of Patusan which figures doubly as a dispatch and a retreat, a displacement and a homecoming, a descent and an ascent. Yet the move...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): v.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... ROBERT D. ACUIRRE is Associate Professor of English at Wayne State University and the author of Irijurrnai Ewrpirc,: Mecoarrd Central Anr~,ricnin Virtoriarr C~rlfltre.WEIHSIN CUI is Assistant Professor of English at Eastern Illinois University and is currently at work on a book titled "Residual...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 August 2003
... general questions: What does it mean to be a Jewish Hungarian born around WWII, at a moment when being Jewish meant (for many) the opposite of being Hungarian? Furthermore, what does it mean to be a Jewish Hungarian immigrant to America-which is to say, how does being an Eastern European...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 August 2000
... guided their pens. These collaborating pairs were family members (sisters, cousins, aunt and niece, husband and wife); were often marginal to British na- tional boundaries (came from Ireland, Scotland, Australia, and Eastern Europe) and so were "ethnic" or "exotic"; and were ambiguously situated...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 347–368.
Published: 01 November 2019
... been a grafting of traditional Cold War hostilities onto various ‘nationalisms'” ( “Cultural” 109 ). This is because, “[g]iven the success of Iran and the decline of the Soviet sphere, nationalisms in Africa, Eastern Europe, and elsewhere devolved from the classical anticolonial model associated...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
... kilometers. East Timor has been firebombed by Indonesia. Famine is claiming 1,400 lives daily in Bangladesh. A virulent outbreak of a synthetic bubonic plague—the red plague—is endemic in Eastern Australia. . . . Cholera is creeping up the Central American isthmus. (416) Or for a different...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... won—routes that included engaging with indigenous belief systems more deeply than was customarily accepted. For example, the English missionary William Carey, who spent years in the eastern part of India, wrote achingly of the enormous physical challenges in missionary work, matched only...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the novel’s interweaving of its “western” marriage-plots with its “eastern” story of Jonathan’s incarceration in Transylvania. Mina’s reference to the plans she and Lucy will make about their married futures as their “castles in the air,” for example, associates Jonathan’s gothic adventures...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of nineteenth-century liberalism. Few texts have had as varied a reception history as Scott’s Waverley Novels. A crucial part of any educated person’s library and an influential model for nascent national litera- tures from the Americas to Eastern Europe in the first half of the nineteenth century...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 546–549.
Published: 01 November 2016
... material for a movie. Characterized by Verhoeven as a “frontier land-jobber-turned-Jacobin-ideologue” (138), he published two important books within a year. A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of America (1792) relocates the transatlantic utopia from the eastern middle states...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 428–431.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and endorsement-albeit guilty-of the notion that oppression is Eastern and un-English, a foreign importation, corrected only by the massive house- cleaning-literal and metaphoric-undertaken by the "little English girl." Such treatments of the English novel (and there have been many excellent ones) have...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 496–499.
Published: 01 November 2011
... by Charles Dickens, who visited Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia in the 1840s, and Herman Melville. In this dissonance, Smith identifies a “carceral gothic,” a literary mode in which writers use descriptions of ghostliness to ques- tion sentimental claims about bringing prisoners back...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 301–326.
Published: 01 August 2012
... before the adoption of Islam, thereby also giving secularism an ancient Eastern historical precedent.12 Literary and his- torical narratives justified and promoted this social-engineering project, and the novel became a vehicle for promoting its aims. Scholars such as Evin, Berna Moran, and Finn...