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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2016
... truly assimilated. 1 Twentieth-century novel criticism consequently still hews close to Lukács's definition of the novel as a secular epic, an attempt to make sense of a world that seems inherently senseless, governed only by convention and circumstance. Over the course of the last decade or so...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 27–29.
Published: 01 May 2012
... been scriptural. We might also remember the existence of important efforts to make explicit what is specific to the practices of reading. Recalling the existence of gossip, tales, and oral epics, we should not equate stories or narrative fictions with novels or the reading of novels...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
... melodrama, epic, and, in this case, romance) that the realist tradition had ostensibly superseded. Understanding how the formal expansiveness of literary genres can be mobilized strategically, it concludes, affords a critical perspective for analyzing the Anthropocene—a concept whose narrative...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 200–218.
Published: 01 August 2019
...James Ramsey Wallen Abstract This article reads Flaubert's unfinished final novel Bouvard et Pécuchet as a two-volume epic that demonstrates the secret of the encyclopedia: the fact that different calculi of truth functions can be seen to operate independently in different areas of knowledge...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
... first by discussing what it calls “commodity origin” scenes in Émile Zola, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Richard Powers, a genre that like the epic simile interrupts the action to provide background knowledge. Second, it reflects on the famous first sentence of Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
... for the aesthetic ideology of Romanticism via Hegel and subsumed into national history—the horizon of epic totality—in the historical novel (Scott's Waverley ). Jameson's reversion to the later Lukács in his essay on the historical novel addresses a crisis not only of the genre but of history itself...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Claude . Democracy and Political Theory . Trans. Macey David . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 1988 . Lukács Georg . The Theory of the Novel: A Historico-philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature . Trans. Bostock Anna . Cambridge : MIT P , 1971...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 20–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to Novostroika . Durham : Duke UP , 1993 . Lukács Georg . Theory of the Novel: A Historico-Philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature . Trans. Bostock Anna . Cambridge, MA : MIT P , 1971 . Watt Ian . The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ordering principle whatsoever. John Johnston (whose work is regrettably missing in Ercolino) has characterized these as information narratives in his book Information Multiplicty . Ercolino, tracing a literary lineage for maximalist novels, notes their relationship with the modern epic...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 May 2004
... with Dennis Cooper.” 3 A.M. Magazine . 2001 . 3 January 2004 < http://www.3ammagazine.com/litarchives/nov2001/cooper_interview.html >. Lukács , Georg . The Theory of the Novel: A Historico-Philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature . Trans. Anna Bostock. Cambridge: MIT P...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 311–317.
Published: 01 August 2009
... to return to what is the most immediate “philosophical” source of Benjamin’s own account: Lukács’s Theory of the Novel and its historicized Novel: A Forum on Fiction 42:2  DOI 10.1215/00295132-2009-020  © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 312 novel | summer 2009 division between the classical epic...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 546–554.
Published: 01 November 2009
... . Lukács , Georg . The Theory of the Novel: A Historico-philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature . Trans. Anna Bostock. Cambridge: MIT P, 1971 . Meruane , Lina . “El efecto Bolaño.” Unpublished manuscript, 2007 . Neubauer , John . “Bakhtin versus Lukács...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 May 2017
... intervention commonly seen in its literary forebears and in the epic in particular. A second tradition, however, drawing from Hegel and exemplified by Georg Lukács's The Theory of the Novel and Erich Auerbach's Mimesis , sees the novel as entertaining a far more ambiguous relationship to secularization...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2001
... in the Age of Industrialization, 1800–1900 . Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1987 . Thom , Martin . Republics, Nations and Tribes . London: Verso, 1995 . Tillyard , E.M.W. The Epic Strain in the English Novel . London: Chatto, 1958 . Todorova , Maria . Imagining the Balkans...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Geschichtsphilosophischer Versuch über die Formen der grossen Epik . Neuwied: Hermann Luchterhand Verlag, 1963 . ———. Theory of the Novel: A Historico-philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature . Trans. Anna Bostock. Cambridge, MA: MIT P, 1971 . McLuhan , Marshall . The Gutenberg Galaxy...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 2011
... America. Literature gave us the great continental or national epics of the Boom and magical realism; in the wake of the cancellation of literary autonomy, we now have a novel- istic production that is consciously eschewing the ponderous social role that those earlier texts arrogated to themselves...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 17–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on the Forms of Great Epic Literature . Trans. Bostock Anna . Cambridge, MA : MIT P , 1971 . The Novel Problematic TIMOTHY BEWES I want to take up Jennifer Fleissner’s suggestion that the scholarly focus of a Soci- ety for Novel Studies, in the age of The Sopranos...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Francisco Núñez de Pineda y Bascuñán’s Cautiverio Feliz (1673) to the eighteenth-century Brazilian exile José de Santa Rita Durão’s epic poem, Caramuru (1781), a text that with different justifications has been read as Luso-Brazilian proto-­nationalist. Having followed out this trajectory visvis...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 342–362.
Published: 01 November 2008
... that the reader may grasp the real causality of the epic events. And only the experience of this causality can communicate the sense of a real chronological, concrete, historical sequence" (133). Here, the "epic," which remains an unat- tainable ideal in The Tlteory of tile NOVPI,has...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... books the accolade traditionally awarded for an “epic” (a favorite word of the Academy), exemplary body of work is to segregate and diminish the accomplishment, however inadvertently. 1 The supposition makes a mockery of the designation “our greatest writer” and does not jibe with the fact that Gates...