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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 469–472.
Published: 01 November 2023
...John Frow john.frow@sydney.edu.au Michael Lucey , What Proust Heard: Novels and the Ethnography of Talk ( Chicago : U of Chicago P, 2022 ), pp. 346 , paper, $35.00 . Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023 “M. Marcel Proust has just published the third volume of his...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
...John Frow This is the introduction to a special issue of Novel , “The Prosaic Imaginary,” edited by John Frow and Vanessa Smith. The editors ask the question: what is the relationship between the novel's prosaic subject matter and novel reading as an everyday activity? Both parts of this question...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 542–545.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and yet never more enmeshed. Indeed, Character and Person shows how multitudinous the possibilities for interdisciplinary literary criticism are. By revealing character and the history of personhood to be inextricably bound together, Frow invites us to envision new relationships between literature...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2019
... concept, theorists have insisted that thematic and even semantic meaning is profoundly genre-bound. 3 As John Frow puts it, genre is what makes it possible to “actively generate and shape knowledge of the world” ( Genre 2). Strong epistemological claims of this kind have, indeed, fueled much recent...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 207–215.
Published: 01 November 2007
... . 1871 –72. Ed. Rosemary Ashton. New York: Penguin, 1994 . English , James . The Economy of Prestige: Prizes, Awards, and the Circulation of Cultural Value . Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2005 . English , James , and John Frow. “Literary Authorship and Celebrity Culture.” A Concise...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 381–387.
Published: 01 November 2022
... and political value. In his introduction to a recent issue of Novel, John Frow wrote: “We tend to think of ‘the novel’ as a genre, but it may be better to think of ‘the novel as genres,’ as collection of forms whose common core is almost impossible to define” ( Frow 1–2 ). But if we focus not so much...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Martin’s, 2000 : 81 –95. Dyer , Richard . “‘White’: The Last ‘Special’ Issue on Race?” Screen 29 ( 1988 ): 44 –64. Frow , John . “Tourism and the Semiotics of Nostalgia.” October 57 ( 1991 ): 123 –51. Glover , David . “‘Our Enemy is not Merely Spiritual’: Degeneration...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 409–425.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of incremental social improvement (bad guys are put away, conspiracies are unmasked) while confirming with each new novel that there is still work to be done. If, as John Frow argues, genres provide particularly compelling mechanisms for “the textual categorization and mobilization of information about the world...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 August 2021
... genres. John Frow, for example, defines this struggle as a “general logic” ( 49 ) of genre, in which secondary genres are relegated to the status of “citations”: “shifting texts to another generic context,” he claims, “suspends the primary generic force of the text, but not its generic structure ” (50...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 406–424.
Published: 01 November 2019
... , 1971 . Frow John . Genre . London : Routledge , 2006 . Gelder Ken . Popular Fiction: The Logics and Practices of a Literary Field . New York : Routledge , 2004 . Gottlieb Erika . Dystopian Fiction East and West: Universe of Terror and Trial . Montreal : McGill...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 August 2020
... or habit by readers or other characters. One of the effects of this is that the minor character cannot be considered a finished creation; the minor character “invite[s] curiosity” (3). For John Frow, such minor characters are often made to stand for or to represent something, but beyond this “range...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 May 2017
... . Vol. 9 . London : Hogarth and the Institute of Psychoanalysis , 1959 . 235 – 42 . Frow John . Character and Person . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2014 . Goodman Charlotte . “ ‘The Lost Brother, the Twin’: Women Novelists and the Male-Female Double Bildungsroman .” Novel 17 . 1...
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