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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Nidesh Lawtoo In the wake of Chinua Achebe's critique of Conrad as a “thoroughgoing racist,” much has been said about race in Heart of Darkness ; and yet, so far, the anthropological meaning of the rituals Conrad describes has tended to remain unexplored. “A Picture of Europe” reopens the race...
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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 (2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Peace Prize, The German Mujahid , I argue, reproduces this new iteration of Islamist totalitarianism in novel form, triangulating memory of the 1994 civil war in Algeria and memory of the Holocaust along with contemporary representations of radical Islam in Europe. Yet for a novel so concerned...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 107–129.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Erag Ramizi Abstract This article reads Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles as one instance of the way literary engagements with the peasant question in late nineteenth-century Europe at once shed light onto the lived experiences of rural populations and elaborated the theoretical...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Jefferson J. A. Gatrall Throughout the nineteenth century, dozens of authors across Europe and the United States—including Honoré de Balzac, Victor Hugo, Gustave Flaubert, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Ivan Turgenev, and Rainer Maria Rilke—gave fictional form to the figure of Jesus...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
... conditions of Hamsun's Norway, which was one of Europe's least developed nations in the nineteenth century. Where critics have tended to treat the hunger that drives Hamsun's novel in terms of the desires and affects of metropolitan modernity, this article instead reads starvation as a transnational...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 196–206.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., & so on …”) when she determined to use the writing for her novel to conceive the new forms of power that crystallized during the 1930s as fascism intensified across Europe. Whereas critics tend to regard Three Guineas as the lucid statement of that which The Years allegedly could not articulate, I...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
... that slammed into England and Europe; taken together, these “storm” texts begin to imagine the novel genre and its dread remainder. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 The Early Novel and Catastrophe Scott J. Juengel We have known all along, or at least since Aristotle, that the concept...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 320–323.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., sovereignty is identified as the property of states in Europe and of individuals in the new world. Where the new world is figured as the scene of a state of nature that permits individuals with sovereignty over themselves to pursue a tense and ongoing war with one another, Europe is represented...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 104–124.
Published: 01 August 2007
... , Mark L. “American Exceptionalism and Radicalism in the Annals of Europe and America.” Barnard, . 354 –84. Kant , Immanuel . Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and Sublime . 1764. Trans. John T. Goldthwait Berkeley: U of California P, 1991 . Kutchen , Larry . “The ‘Vulgar...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of a Consumer Society: The Commercialization of Eighteenth-Century England .Ed. Brewer John, McKendrick Neil, and H. Plumb John. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1982 . 265 –86. Pomeranz , Kenneth . The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy . Princeton: Princeton UP...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 2015
... for social, cultural, and political success” ( “Towards a Critical Theory” 269 ). 11 Nahḑa works often self-consciously incorporated the traces of earlier interactions between Europe and the Arab East. Travel narratives to Europe, such as Salīm Bustrus's al-Nuzha al-Shahiyya fī al-Riḥla al...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 August 2011
... as caught between the politics of Europe and that of the United States. His sympathies are readily apparent, for he actively seeks to align Britain with the “European spirit” (186) of cosmopolitanism over and against American multilateralism. Schoene’s application of this same distinction at the level...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 326–351.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., that fall outside modern Europe's ken. Reading in this way also enables an activation of "context" that gives the lie to Marlow's unstated assumption that the native world serves merely as an inert backdrop to the unfolding of a dynamic European story: "Stop!" I exclaimed. This checked [Jim...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2001
... region which appears to have settled its borders is Europe, where there are more frontiers to the square mile than any equivalent zone. Yet more blood has probably been lost to resolve the placement of these boundaries than anywhere else. Millions have been killed to reach "agreement" about its...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 5–17.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of literary and historical scholarship when he asks us to take seriously the fact that the nar- rator, Farmer James, is not the author of Letters but the creation of J. Hector St. John de Crhvecoeur. During the Revolution, Crhvecoeur left his family and re- turned to Europe, while Farmer James...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Vilashini Cooppan Aarthi Vadde , Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism beyond Europe, 1914–2016 ( Columbia UP , 2016 ), pp. 288 , cloth, $60.00 . Copyright © 2020 by Novel, Inc. 2020 Aarthi Vadde's Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism beyond Europe, 1914...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the second half, Jay states that he will “focus on texts from an intersecting set of representa- tive locations in the Americas, South Asia, Africa, and western Europe, texts that fit within the framework of a broadened and more complex version of Gilroy’s black Atlantic, or that explore historical...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 245–267.
Published: 01 August 2006
...-vis India, as Nandy's argument implies, can be extended to much of the postcolonial world that Naipaul writes about. Anthony Appiah has identified this dilemma as the "Naipaul fallacy" that always tries to make sense of non-Europe by "embedding [it] in European culture" (146). Sara Suleri...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 366–372.
Published: 01 November 2009
... run through it again more carefully via Lukács, Hannah Arendt, Fredric Jameson, Theodor Adorno, and finally Lukács again. The basic Lukácsian story holds that bourgeois fiction in Europe enters into a long decline during the aftermath of the failed 1848 revolutions and reaches its nadir...