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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 510–514.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Cynthia Tolentino CHRISTOPHER DOUGLAS, A Genealogy of Literary Multiculturalism (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2009), pp. 384, cloth, $45.00. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 A Unified Field Theory for U.S. Ethnic Literature christopher douglas, A Genealogy of Literary Multiculturalism...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 149–152.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Tyler Curtain SCHANTZ NED , Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2008 ), pp. 200 , cloth, $65.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Toward a Cultural Critical Field Book ned...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 380–386.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Penny Fielding This essay address the problem of action in William Godwin's writing, comparing his characterization of the ethical decision in An Enquiry concerning Political Justice with his much more uneasy rendering of it in Caleb Williams . The novel, coming between the two editions of...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Joseph Drury The performative dimension of Fielding's fiction has often frustrated the attempts of critics to read the machinery of his plot through the lens of rationalist Enlightenment philosophy. Rather than a deity or benevolent magistrate, Fielding's narrator has seemed more like a trickster...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
... with spiritualism and occultism in the 1990s, just before the field began a dramatic rejuvenation. This cluster of works repeats both modernism's grounding in and its obsession with these twin features of Victorian mass culture. The parallel further furnishes a specific idiom for the dynamics of the...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 363–382.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Stephanie Insley Hershinow In this essay, I confront the problem of character inconsistency in Henry Fielding's Tom Jones by first showing how the novel is positively influenced by the example of naive virtue and class conversion found in Samuel Richardson's Pamela , which Fielding had previously...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 184–188.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Michael Wood This essay is a study of a mischievous but powerful theory of fiction elaborated in different ways by Fielding and Cervantes. It rests on a suspicion of history that is also a longing for history. Fiction, these writers suggest, tells truths history cannot tell—because it is willing to...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 321–328.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Amanda Anderson A therapeutic impulse could be said to stand behind two distinctive responses to ideological criticism that have formed in the field of literary criticism over the past few decades. The first response is best characterized as an ascesis that willfully reduces the methodological...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 365–374.
Published: 01 November 2017
... , coined by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields to capture the epistemic and political confusion surrounding the category of race in the post–civil rights decades. In an era in which the distinction between the truths and lies of the race concept no longer carries much rhetorical force, American...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 354–381.
Published: 01 November 2011
... historians have examined Le manoir mystérieux in the wider context of novelistic production in Quebec in the late nineteenth century. Drawing from recent scholarship in the fields of book history and print culture, this article proposes that a close examination of Le manoir mystérieux' s contents, together...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., a parody of a field its author abandoned, having majored in anthropology, studied with Melville Herskovits, and begun a PhD in anthropology before becoming a full-time writer. Henderson's buffoonery highlights the ordinariness of Africans he meets, precisely the effect that anthropologists sought to...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... space that it details, the essay develops a concept of “book memory” that, in a much more personal way than the larger field of “book history,” indexes the affective investment of an individual reader in a particular copy of a book. As a particular book bears the traces of a reader's individual...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nathan K. Hensley Abstract All aesthetic forms presuppose and in turn ratify a regime of perception by which subjects apprehend their world. This essay surveys key areas of the contemporary cultural field—prestige television, gallery art, mass-market best sellers, and the literary novel—to describe...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
... literary studies and postcolonial theory. Whereas the postcolonial-cum-global field tends to prioritize categorical expansiveness and dissolution in African writing, equating structural and conceptual more-than-oneness with pluralism of a clearly political expression, “Plurality in Question” suggests that...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Benjamin Morgan Abstract Concepts of scale have become urgent and contested in two thriving but seemingly unrelated fields. Humanities scholarship on anthropogenic climate change often argues that our historical present is defined by a conflict between human and geological timescales. At the same...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
... attention to realism, which I read as complex. African novels' relation to realism is not simply naive, as Anthony Appiah or Pascale Cassanova would claim. With complexity in mind, I ask what happens when readers shift attention away from the question of resistance that has so defined the field, and ask...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
... idea of the collection The Novel : “to make the literary field longer, larger, and deeper”—historically longer, geographically larger, and morphologically deeper than those few classics of nineteenth-century Western European “realism” that have dominated the recent theory of the novel (and my own work...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 31–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
... novel's new marriage plot worked to place prose fiction at the center of the literary field and, by that move, radically to augment literature's social resonance. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Clark , J. C. D. English Society, 1660–1832: Religion, Ideology, and Politics during...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
... violence occluded by the concept of “total war” even as it probes the limits of “visibility” as the field on which military elites and their critics would both construct and target the social totality. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 War, Optics, Fiction Paul K. Saint-Amour...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
... concupiscence of readers who turn the pages only to get to the end. The coach whose stages are compared to the breaks between chapters in Henry Fielding's Joseph Andrews becomes in Sterne's text the speeding post chaise, a new technology in the mid-eighteenth century, which carries Tristram in his flight from...