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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 26–48.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Antoine Traisnel This essay probes the complex entanglements of vision and capture in James Fenimore Cooper's The Prairie . It argues that the economic model and epistemic regime of “capture” that emerges at the turn of the nineteenth century hinges on a taxonomic power—broadly defined as a method...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 363–380.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the arguments of both the imperial prosecution and the defense, which thereby misrecognize and register the novel's mode of insinuating scandal without representing it. In the process, the trial's own discourse becomes entangled in that paraliptical mode, with the result that the novel and the trial form...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Coale argues that the twentieth century is the quantum era, riddled with all of the indeterminacies, blurriness, and entanglements that he attributes to quantum theory, which he describes as the “philosophical basis for quantum physics” (1). He acknowledges that “to truly understand quantum mechanics...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in his endorsement of “entanglement” as both an intellectual method and a descriptor of the real world. Entanglement appears in a number of different ways, some of them quite mundane, as with Jagoda's suggestion that we switch from a logic of either/or to that of both/and. Thus when he shows how a recent...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 474–476.
Published: 01 November 2015
... any of their resplendence. Pleasure has taken a backseat to desire in academic study, according to Frost ( pace Barthes, Michel Foucault, and others), leaving behind the complicated entanglement of the psychic, somatic, and linguistic. It is Freud, of course, who speaks through the book's title...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 368–371.
Published: 01 August 2016
... this fundamental irony through an analysis of his carefully constructed social networks exceeding individual interest that importantly repositions Dreiser's role as mediator of philanthropic entanglements in the literary field. Ultimately, Sawaya shows that the scale of corporate philanthropy with which we...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with “language, textuality, and culture” that permeates the field of literary study (14). Phenomenology offers her a critical language of making visible, unmasking, or unconcealing through a focus on materiality and the body. The goal is to expose the individual's immersion or entanglement with others as well...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
... entanglements he finds in the national contexts of 1800–50. Bourdieu's concept of literary field, on which Rezek leans for this part of his argument, was not after all a solely aesthetic realm (whether British or eventually American) but precisely a field in which any claim to autonomy for literary work...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2018
... reads Godwin's Caleb Williams as a situation tragedy, in which the simultaneity of human existence is figured as a nightmare of entanglement. Easements, argues Stout, are the legal constructs that manage these entanglements by allowing both of these forms of utopia to coexist; they “function to build...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... Walters contends, for example, that for Edward Glissant creolization represents a return not to lost origins so much as to points of entanglement, she suggests that Cliff's novel Abcng portrays an indigenous burial ritual as a practice that references the multiple cu1- tures of both the slaves...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2015
... view of the bildungsroman as a kind of secular theodicy of philistinism. While Boes manages to offer fine discussion of the multiple entanglements of Bildung and commerce in Freytag, nonexpert readers of Formative Fictions will find little that would induce them to take up Soll und Haben . A form...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 November 2013
... are obliquely entangled in all sorts of historical memberships, hierarchies, and power relations: that is a major part of the value academic critics add to the uninstructed reader’s experience (most often 484 NOVEL | FALL 2013 a decontextualized experience) of emotional identification...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 470–474.
Published: 01 November 2012
... flows toward culmination in a chapter that examines chick lit’s “muddled” entanglements with (what it takes to be) “femi- nism.” Along the way, Harzewski prepares for this analysis by giving us—helpfully and extensively—chick lit’s paradigms, Austen’s major legacy in Bridget Jones’s Diary, the huge...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 307–316.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to convince us of the fundamental legibility of human motivations and of the exhaustion of behavior by narratives of material interest, sexual desire, emotional entanglements, and schemes of vengeance or expiation. The anagonist is alert—in a way the protagonist cannot be—to the holes and fissures in every...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
... these plans. In his intrusion into the alien world, he sprays himself with this fuel and contracts the alien “virus.” From this point onward, the fates of both Wikus and the alien refugees depend upon the recovery of the fuel. This plot point entangles his fate with that of the aliens and sets up the stark...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 338–350.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and Marcus have to assume that verbal complexity of the sort we encounter in a literary work is not, indeed, linked to or entangled with historically determined discursive and semantic fields. In a return to the language of “puzzles” or “tangles,” far removed from social and political struggle, the task...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 May 2019
... including Saidiya Hartman , Colin Dayan , and Jeannine DeLombard have devoted special attention to the entangled histories of race, criminality, and personhood. They show how the dehumanizing violence of slavery and colonialism haunts the criminal justice system even when it promises to rehabilitate...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., and, in one of the most striking and modestly underplayed connections in the book, notes how the Victorian psychologist William Carpenter figured the retrieval of memov both as a physiological process and as an urban transportation network. Flint returns to this productive entanglement between visual...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., but only to note that its psychoanalytic framework neglects the materialist concerns that she foregrounds. The evasion is disap pointing. One need not endorse wholesale Koestenbaum's assertion that "collaboration is always a sublimation of erotic entanglement, always a glamorous underworld...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2009
... not only calls attention to the fact that words have roots from which variations descend in a kind of philological family tree but exemplifies how those roots entangle, even strangle, the production of new words which are unable to escape what Mrs. Glendinning calls their ‘hereditary syllables’” (165...