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Novel (1 May 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 The...
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Novel (1 May 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...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
... than the roughly five thousand years of recorded human history—but this is only the initial stop in Wells 's first major work of fiction, The Time Machine . Wells explained that this immense narrative scope was necessary to his purpose of providing “a glimpse of the future that ran counter to the...
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Novel (1 November 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, $26.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Back to the Scottish Future? CAIRNS CRAIG, The Modern...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 299–311.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... Butler , Octavia . Parable of the Sower . New York: Warner, 1995 . Davis , Mike . City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles . New York: Vintage, 1990 . Davis , Mike . Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and The Imagination of Disaster . New York: Vintage, 1998 . Dubey...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 August 2016
... expresses an intense contemporaneity: it is invested in describing not only present conditions but also new and emergent realities as well. Novels written in this mode are thus future oriented, especially when they cannot completely grasp what the future will look like. These novels hold past and present...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 504–518.
Published: 01 November 2016
... “future anterior” of the page, it argues for the view of the book that opens up once a technology is no longer in use as a primary medium. By this logic, if novels like Remainder and The Accidental perform the space of new media, it is not because they describe or actively cede a role to electronic text...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 75–96.
Published: 01 May 2005
... . Ambivalent Speculations: America as England's Future in The WayWe Live Now ANNETTE VAN In examining "the way we live now," Trollope ask$ how can we know what any- thing or anyone is worth? In a nation increasingly...
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Novel (1 May 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 (1 May 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 (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 343–357.
Published: 01 August 2016
... melancholic historicism. Sorensen's dazzling recuperation of Lukács to help us better see the intrinsic realism of postcolonial novels illuminates why perhaps, in seeking after history with a future, the postcolonial articles in “Worlding Realisms” avoid a full confrontation with Lukács's theory of the novel...
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Novel (1 August 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 (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 424–437.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 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 (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 318–325.
Published: 01 August 2009
... 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 and...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 294–319.
Published: 01 August 2010
... dynamism comics possess as models of urban nimbleness and adaptability, qualities he regards as necessary for the promise of future leadership. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Beaty , Bart . Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture . Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2005...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 250–271.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the novelist Yuri Herrera and the photographer Alejandro Cartagena both aim to address within the context of Mexico, where neoliberalism's virtually seamless identification of development with the free market has precipitated the sense of a present from which the future has all but vanished. Rather...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
... urban space. I am ultimately interested in how these subjectivities inform various imaginations of futurity—catastrophic, deconstructive, and regenerative—within a country in which, as Imraan Coovadia has written, “the conditions for transcending the present are hardly to be conceived” (51...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 438–460.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the genre's biographical pattern) culminates in a surreal encounter that Coetzee's readers have claimed limns a restorative justice or a utopic futurity. But these interpretations ignore the text's insistence on a silence that overwhelms language, the specter of mass death, and a summative...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
... his stutter in the process. James would crucially, if perhaps reluctantly, inaugurate acousmatic abstraction as a dare for future modernist writers to see with their ears. Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 Henry James realism The American Théâtre Français narrative voice modernism...
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Novel (1 November 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...