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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 176–196.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the new simultaneity of their separate but networked activity. Juxtaposing the politics of the French Revolution with the form of the public transport, this historical novel relates the history of the French Revolution as about a transition in formal relations. A Tale of Two Cities thereby lays bare...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 409–425.
Published: 01 November 2017
... novel's centuries-long preoccupation with city life. Recent novels lend texture and detail to sublime statistics generated by the United Nations and other organizations of enormous and seemingly unmanageable urban growth. When they expand the novel's hoary catalog of urban forms, contemporary writings...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 23–30.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Daniel A. Novak “Photographic Fictions” argues that the discussion of fragmentation and totality, parts and wholes that photography provoked in the work of nineteenth-century writers and photographers is important for how we think of the novel form in the age of photography. Victorian writers and...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 497–503.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Susan S. Lanser Scholars have rightly argued that one underpinning of the novel as it “rises” in the eighteenth century is its investment in consolidating heteronormativity. Reading narrative form as a site of sexual content, however, makes the case for a sapphic undertext embedded primarily in...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Caroline Levine This essay asks what the form of the long Victorian novel is peculiarly capable of accomplishing. It introduces the term affordance , from cognitive psychology and design, which refers to the range of potential actions and uses latent in objects and materials. What potentialities...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 107–114.
Published: 01 May 2011
... , cloth, $55.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Reviews Thing, Feeling, Form john plotz, Portable Property: Victorian Culture on the Move (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2008), pp. 288, cloth, $37.50. peter...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 521–524.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Edward Cahill PRATT LLOYD , Archives of American Time: Literature and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century ( Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2010 ), pp. 248 , cloth, $55.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Temporality and Form in Nineteenth...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Gordon Bigelow Anthony Trollope's first novel, The Macdermots of Ballycloran (1847), is concerned with social and political conflict in rural Ireland; it is marked by episodes of extreme violence and by a generally episodic and ad hoc narrative form. In the early 1840s, when Trollope began writing...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 515–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
...: Politics, Form, and Method ADAM BRADLEY, Ralph Ellison in Progress: From Invisible Man to Three Days before the Shoot- ing . . . (New Haven: Yale UP, 2010), pp. 256, cloth, $27.50, paper, $20.00. “The end is in the beginning and lies far ahead”—an often-quoted line from the prologue of Ralph...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 487–490.
Published: 01 November 2013
... . Imagine Otherwise: On Asian Americanist Critique . Durham : Duke UP , 2003 . The Form of Identity CHRISTOPHER LEE, The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature (Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2012), pp. 208, cloth, $50.00...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 24–44.
Published: 01 August 2004
... . Bloodless Xevolution and the Form of the Novel ANTHONY JARRELLS Perlznps no irrzportant revoll~tiorituns ezler bloodless. William Godwin, Enquiry Concerning Political Juslict. Introduction A recent...
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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): 292–307.
Published: 01 August 2018
.... How to account for the convergence of these two seemingly opposed political logics? This essay argues that contemporary discussions of literary form can help us define the precise aspects of both neoliberalism and authoritarianism that make this convergence possible. Contemporary literary criticism...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
... seemingly autonomous and self-sustaining pattern of affective engagements that he, nevertheless, demonstrates are supported by a set of economic relations to which his form consistently, but obliquely, gestures. While the Ververs work to turn economics into affect, James uses aesthetic form to force our...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 63–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anna Gibson This essay demonstrates how Charles Dickens used the form of serial fiction to experiment with a uniquely Victorian idea of life as a dynamic network of interactions. Reading Our Mutual Friend alongside nineteenth-century physiological and evolutionary writing, I show how Dickens shaped...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
... method is merely a narrative effect, nowhere carried out in the narrative structure: scientific (or other) contemporary discourse is not the “real” of literary form. By examining the retrospective closure and focalization of the Holmes formula, especially in A Study in Scarlet , I propose a different...
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Novel (1 November 2005) 38 (2-3): 147–164.
Published: 01 November 2005
... UP, 1996 . 9 –40. Hunter , J. Paul . Occasional Form . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1975 . Iser , Wolfgang . The Act of Reading . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1978 . Iser , Wolfgang . The Fictive and the Imaginary: Charting Literary Anthropology . Baltimore: Johns...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 244–263.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Egypt: Social Criticism and Narrative Strategies . Exeter: Ithaca P, 1990 . Brennan , Timothy . “The National Longing for Form.” Bhabha 44 –70. Brown , Homer . “Why the Story of the Origin of the (English) Novel Is an American Romance (If Not the Great American Novel).” Lynch and...
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Novel (1 November 2003) 36 (3): 398–422.
Published: 01 November 2003
... sentiment, was precisely where responsibility for others could begin. In pursuing the notion of responsibility, I intend to set it against its more offi- cial expression in the common law-to consider it in light of its legally constituted form in order to answer the fundamental question of how it...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 276–279.
Published: 01 August 2006
...DANIEL Y. KIM COLLEEN LYE, America’s Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893–1945 (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2005), pp. 368, cloth, $67.50, paper, $22.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Racial Forms, National Fictions COLLEEN LnS America's Asia: Racial...