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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
...SAIKAT MAJUMDAR JOHN MARX, The Modernist Novel and the Decline of Empire (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2005), pp. 252, cloth, $68.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 Reviews The Decline of Britain and the Rise of English JOHN MARX...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 August 2000
....” Enlightenment Essays 4 ( 1973 ): 15 –28. Critchley , T.A. The Conquest of Violence: Order and Liberty in Britain . New York: Schocken Books, 1970 . Galbraith , John Kenneth . Introduction to The History of British India. Mill. Gikandi , Simon . Maps of Englishness: Writing...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of that Pleasant Art . Ed. Audrey Bilger. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2003 . Davidoff , Leonore . The Best Circles: Society, Etiquette, and the Season . London: Croom Helm, 1973 . Davidoff , Leonore , and Catherine Hall. Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780–1850...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
... religious-political currents, I argue that the novel's marriage plot emerged as both a cultural agent of the Erastian state and an expression of a highly labile, conservative, patriot opposition. It did so, therefore, as an English marriage plot which placed Anglican ritual and relations between vicars...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Daylanne K. English GOYAL YOGITA , Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2010 ), pp. 288 , cloth, $85.00 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Diaspora and the Politics of Genre yogita goyal, Romance...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Daylanne English Aida Levy-Hussen , How to Read African American Literature: Post–Civil Rights Fiction and the Task of Interpretation ( New York : New York UP , 2016 ), pp. 211 , paper, $26.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 With her excellent, generous...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2021
...James F. English Sarah Brouillette , UNESCO and the Fate of the Literary ( Stanford : Stanford UP , 2019 ), pp. 192 , paper, $25.00 . Copyright © 2021 by Novel, Inc. 2021 Readers of an American literary journal like Novel might be forgiven for wondering why Sarah...
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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 (2002) 36 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Anglo-Celt" (4). In this case, at least, Valente believes that blood does rnat- ter, and that Stoker's sense of self was fractured along ethnic lines, and in a particularly gendered fashion. Thus where we tend to recognize Stoker's idealized version of himself in his hyper-manly and English...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 224–242.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Gayle Rogers This essay analyzes the infamously strange dialogue of For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), in which characters speak English through a modified version of Spanish syntax, false cognates, and peculiar diction. It argues that Hemingway's creation of an Anglo-Spanish literary dialect...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 399–416.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Philip Tsang Abstract The article situates David Mitchell's imagination of planetary interconnectedness in the historical development of global English. It argues that Cloud Atlas projects a denationalized, centrifugal vision of the world, only to entrench it in a cohesive, centripetal anglophone...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that saturated the streets of Victorian London and as a metaphor for Chancery's waste and dysfunction. Dickens's novel turns to the figure of mud to dramatize how the very institutions that are meant to ground and give shape to English society turn out to be the very apparatuses by which this social body is de...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... (1859), known for its famous statement of realist principles and its depiction of heroic common people set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Though the novel takes place in the English countryside, the narrator invokes a presumed audience who differ profoundly from the novel's peasant...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... combination highlights a conflict between domestic and religious ideologies, which expected women and ministers to cultivate the morality of others, and English law, which denied them the legal authority and autonomy necessary to fulfill this obligation. Oliphant's novel thus demonstrates that women writers...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 208–228.
Published: 01 August 2011
...—was fashioned as an implicit challenge to a tradition of moderate English liberalism that had failed to provide minorities with an adequate platform for redressing the systemic inequities caused by racial discrimination. The essay shows how The Satanic Verses is structured by an ambivalent and conflicted...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 219–239.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Seo Hee Im Abstract “The Ghost in the Account Book” claims that the imperial fiction of Joseph Conrad and William Faulkner rejects accounting as a totalizing logic and, by extension, questions the English novel's complicity in propagating faith in that false logic. Accounting, which had remained...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 438–460.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . . . cannot hope to take the smallest step.” Such a limit is seemingly crossed in one of the most difficult and quite possibly the strangest of passages in J. M. Coetzee's fiction: the ending of Foe . This book's self-conscious re-presentation of the origins of the English novel (and of Defoe's inauguration...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... audience. Vernacular anglophone realism cultivates a sense of natality without losing the author's linguistic and geopolitical security in the English language, therefore allowing the global South writer to address both Western and non-Western audiences. While this might seem like a welcome development—one...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
... an outsider theory of rights. Institutional accounts of rights suggest that rights are personal attributes of the individual or the unique inheritance of the English subject, but Pamela argues that they arise out of political conflicts over what counts as harm and what harm should be remedied. Historians...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
... endless, process of creation anew (production and reproduction) necessary for the maintenance of life, self, social group, family bonds, affect. In doing so they diverge from the norms that characterize the English novel in its hegemonic form, where survival is merely the taken-for-granted precondition...