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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 419–423.
Published: 01 November 2000
...CAROLINE MCCRACKEN-FLESHER CAIRNS CRAIG, The Modern Scottish Novel: Narrative and the National Imagination (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1999), pp. 256, $26.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Back to the Scottish Future? CAIRNS CRAIG, The Modern...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 299–311.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... Butler , Octavia . Parable of the Sower . New York: Warner, 1995 . Davis , Mike . City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles . New York: Vintage, 1990 . Davis , Mike . Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and The Imagination of Disaster . New York: Vintage, 1998 . Dubey...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 8–10.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Nancy Armstrong © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Work Cited Nancy Jean-Luc . The Inoperative Community . Trans. Connor Peter Garbus Lisa . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 1991 . The Future in and of the Novel NANCY ARMSTRONG...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
... . No Future? JOHN PLOTZ Asked to address the question “Is there a life after death?” Henry James proposed to answer a harder question first: what makes us so sure that there is even life before death? “Futures of the novel” is a tough enough topic in its own right, but to decide if the novel has...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Speculations: America as England's Future in The WayWe Live Now ANNETTE VAN In examining "the way we live now," Trollope ask$ how can we know what any- thing or anyone is worth? In a nation increasingly subject...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 504–518.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the “future anterior” of the page, it argues for the view of the book that opens up once a technology is no longer in use as a primary medium. By this logic, if novels like Remainder and The Accidental perform the space of new media, it is not because they describe or actively cede a role to electronic text...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Malthus are unmistakable in The Time Machine in such passages as: “Where population is balanced and abundant, much child-bearing becomes an evil rather than a blessing to the State. . . . We see some beginnings of this even in our own time, and in this future age it was complete” (25–26). Wells held...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to India marks the end of futurity. 13 Slaughter cast the relationship between Achebe's Things Fall Apart and Chris Abani's Graceland in similar terms. 14 Pakistan is perhaps an extreme example because of the continuing instability and threats of violence that disrupt everyday life...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Annette Van This essay speculates about the future of the novel and the novel's futurism, focusing on the ethics of this form given its historical links to the emergence of the Enlightenment subject under capitalism and the nation-state. Do we still need or desire the novel? Is the novel still...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ian Baucom © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Futures of the Novel IAN BAUCOM The collection of brief essays gathered here emerged from the April 2010 forum “Futures of the Novel,” jointly organized by Duke University’s Franklin Humani- ties...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 263–282.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of passivity and defiance, between fatalism and disruptive bids for “freedom” (802). He believes that if a ruptural strategy for transcending capitalism is not plausible, and if radical economic democracy is to be a future beyond capitalism, the task of consciously building it through strategic action needs...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of narratives of progress has long been taken for granted, “recover a form of futurity that is absent from other aspects of contemporary culture and thought, one that emerges through a prospective, anticipatory understanding of the present as plural and heterochronous” (127). Deeply aware of how competing...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 343–357.
Published: 01 August 2016
... “a ‘realist’ aesthetic as a matter now of space rather than time” ( Lesjak 35 ). By contrast, our authors are intensely concerned with how literature is renewing our sense of temporal motion, or as Coundouriotis puts it, is providing an “opening to the future” in spite of catastrophe. Goodlad's turn...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 August 2010
...—Joyce's Ulysses , Pound's Cantos , Freud's Schreber case—at a moment when biological life was being reimagined through the optic of eugenic science and comparative anatomy. The essay extends Lee Edelman's critique of reproductive futurity in No Future to suggest that dystopic biological futures were being...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 318–325.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in the status of the future between a novel and lived experience and in the process of actively making present the events of a novel referred to in retrospect. The essay offers a hermeneutic circle between presentification and depresentification as an account of the relationship between the time of a novel...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and participants' desire to experience time as pleasurably oriented to future gratification. Ulysses 's bad jokes are symptoms of the striated and retrogressive experience of a colonized community, which is politically oriented to the past. Humor in Ulysses takes place in a nonsynchronous time (to adopt Ernst...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 38–60.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., vis‐à‐vis her pregnancy, and the endless possibilities her future self and her future child can take. By using a narrative form—autofiction—that embodies the relational, fluid self of a queer, diasporic, Black subject, Wenzel's novel best captures Black Lives Matter's desire to center those folx who...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 410–429.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Jennifer Gutman Abstract Emerging during a Cold War era of nuclear uncertainty, refined in decades of neoliberal turbulence, and used today for modeling climate futures, scenario thinking has now entered the domain of the Anthropocene novel. This article argues for the adoption of scenarios...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 387–392.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... In both cases, the tic or repeated, jarring detail reorganizes the realist space momentarily in the mode of perversity, reopening its narrative frame to discordant echoes from the literary past (satire) and future (modernism). The symptom is thus mobilized in its specificity to refuse the etiological...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
... thematic concerns and formal structures, especially its concern with point of view and language, make this novel a global fiction of sorts. The novel's often criticized science fiction elements in particular can be elucidated, I argue, by Ulrich Beck's utopian observation that “it is the future...