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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
... if the court failed to enjoin the release of The Wind Done Gone. The court favored the injunction (which supported copyright protection) over what the defense suggested to be the public’s interest in the novel’s publication. A few days after Judge Pannell’s ruling in favor of Sun- Trust Bank, Houghton...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
... is abandoned in favor of an unreliable and culturally partial system, which promotes ideology masking as truth. Bleak House thus forces its readership either to reject the knowledge-based system the narrative has so painstakingly established or to reject its final discursive production. By tracing...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 292–307.
Published: 01 August 2018
...—a grappling that is necessary for democracy—has, in neoliberal politics and aesthetics alike, been largely jettisoned in favor of expediency and the fantasy of total individual freedom. Turning to a reading of Rachel Kushner's novel The Flamethrowers , the essay finds that Kushner plays with the functions...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
... tool for analyzing postcolonial literatures. Doing so, however, requires us to jettison Lukács's progressive historicism in favor of a model of literary history shaped by uneven temporalities and a fundamental disjunction between the historical perspectives of settler and nonsettler communities—thus...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in Jack London's socialist fiction: a general strike that would withdraw our maintenance of the world in favor of more plural and livable affiliations; a nonapocalyptic end to the world that might offer a means of surviving the Anthropocene. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 422–442.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the traditional realist style of writing that characterizes more canonical French and English novels in favor of another kind of realism. This realism harnesses the truth claim that is implicit in the realist agenda as well as the communicative force of the novel to not only objectively render sociality reality...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
... quantum of idealism and universalism for a liberal empire with wide-open political horizons. Just as the American critical establishment of the high Cold War valorized modernist vanguards, romance vestiges, or both, so too did the fin de siècle British discourse of antirealism favor vanguardist...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 451–467.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and therefore can't hold anything over from it. In the terms of the era, the dominant social relations are relations of “favor” which, “with a thousand forms and names . . . permeated and conditioned all of our national existence save the base productive relationship, which was safeguarded by force” (4). Even...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 328–331.
Published: 01 August 2013
... contributions (rather than explicitly relevant ones) are more appropriate to the linguistic dynamics Dalgarno studies. Had Woolf argued directly and extensively in favor of a certain approach to translation, and had she become an influential practitioner, she could not have developed the subtly rich...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 332–336.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Present,” discusses the problem of temporality in relation to the discourses of September 11 that claim we have entered a “boundless present” in the wake of this “event of world historical magnitude” (471). Harootunian rejects this view of contemporary monumental temporality in favor of retaining...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 176–183.
Published: 01 May 2010
... by simply setting this tradition aside in favor of rectifying the abuses it has come to justify or, more frequently, by denaturalizing (i.e., historicizing) and thus discrediting it. It is this tension between a historicist method and its concomitant critique of biases within particular historical men...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 May 2001
... ironist" than the alter ego of his friend John Hay, secretary of state under President McKinley, since both Adarns and Hay "basically favored U.S. expan- sionism by way of developing commercial trade routes, opening foreign markets favorable to the United States, and controlling regions by way...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 August 2017
... unfold the conflict not only between two conceptions of literature (orientalist and Indian) but also between multiple literary registers, as Azad attempts to reconcile a Persianate Urdu favored by his teacher, the poet Zauq, with the more simple Urdu favored by his current British masters...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 200–217.
Published: 01 August 2022
... with such subjects” ( Ricardo, Works 6 : 179)—he nonetheless identified serious dangers in Malthus's approach of “appealing to experience”: “There are so many combinations,—so many operating causes in Political Economy that there is a great danger in appealing to experience in favor of a particular doctrine...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 360–362.
Published: 01 November 2004
... downplays it in favor of a more focused analysis of Woolf's family influences and narrative development. Arguing that she looks at the abyss of illogic in The Voyage Out only to retreat to the safe ground of narrative logic, Sherry argues that the breakdown of rational argument in wartime (and perhaps...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2022
... to abjure both violent direct action and electoral politics in favor of cultural production: “Our beloved President, in his message to this Congress, made a serious mistake when he stated that there were only two weapons to be used in accomplishing revolutions. He named the sword (and spear) and ballot...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 August 2003
... to identify as postmodem a large number of novels by women, minority, and postcolonial writers. To be fair, O'Donnell, in establishing the ground rules for his study, says he wishes to eschew the encyclopedic (brief treatments of many narratives) in favor of the diagnostic (longer readings of a few...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 August 2010
... thought at the level of form. Guided by his “conviction that social norms are embedded in traditions of literary style and that literary style is embedded in the politics of national culture,” Walkowitz favors fiction that interrupts the familiar rhythms of nativist narrative with formal devices...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Thankee, Massa george boulukos, The Grateful Slave: The Emergence of Race in Eighteenth-Century British and American Culture (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008), pp. 280, cloth, $95.00. The grateful slave bows, kneels, and babbles, professing ecstatic thankfulness for a small favor while remaining...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., however, in favor of theorizing narrative models that rely on categories to argue, shows that dualistic structures do more than enforce social divisions. Key Zimbabwean works are agonistic in form, subjecting even plurality itself to contestation and debate. It is a tradition that privileges...