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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 31–46.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Zak Watson This article proposes a new account of the interplay of genre and desire in Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote . It claims that Arabella's education, her transition from the rules of romance to those of the novel, consists of her being drawn into the circuit of desire that defines her...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Daylanne K. English GOYAL YOGITA , Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literature ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2010 ), pp. 288 , cloth, $85.00 . © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Diaspora and the Politics of Genre yogita goyal, Romance...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the geographic regions on India's periphery, toward which the novel's action drives but which it never ultimately reaches, and two “developmental genres,” the picaresque and the bildungsroman, which the novel holds in tension. It argues further that whereas earlier studies of Kim and the bildungsroman have...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 August 2021
...John Kucich Copyright © 2021 by Novel, Inc. 2021 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. British political fiction was a satirical genre until Benjamin Disraeli married it to the bildungsroman in Coningsby...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 508–511.
Published: 01 November 2021
...-century society, it can seem, has been scrutinized for its connection to the genre of Samuel Richardson and Jane Austen. Individualism and Protestantism, nationalism and imperialism, capitalism and sexual politics, at one time or another have all been proposed as the novel's basic catalyst. Although today...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 151–155.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Jed Esty Rosen Jeremy , Minor Characters Have Their Day: Genre and the Contemporary Literary Marketplace ( New York : Columbia UP , 2016 ), pp. 280 , cloth, $60.00 . Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 It is never faint praise in literary criticism to say of a book...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2019
...John Kucich Abstract Generic innovation has the potential to create strong new frameworks for political discourse. Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South hybridizes two nineteenth-century narrative genres—political melodrama and domestic fiction—to invite readerly involvement in the creation of new...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Aaron Rosenberg Abstract This essay considers how the representation of deep time affects, and is affected by, literary genres. It takes The Time Machine (1895) as its case study, investigating the ways in which H. G. Wells's work repurposes the conventions of the romance genre as a means...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 313–316.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Ravit Reichman LATHAM SEAN , The Art of Scandal: Modernism, Libel Law, and the Roman à Clef ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2009 ), pp. 202 , cloth, $45.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Genre Trouble sean latham, The Art...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 219–235.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Joseph Lavery “ The Mikado' s Queer Realism: Law, Genre, Knowledge” offers a hermeneutic history of the Gilbert and Sullivan light opera, arguing that the now ubiquitous assertion that it is not “about Japan” became critical only in the aftermath of the Russo-Japanese War and reflected a pervasive...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 389–409.
Published: 01 November 2023
... argues, rework the industrial‐novel genre as a way to figure a crisis of British culture—and of the novel as a form. In the era of British imperial decline, the apparent massification and globalization of modern Western culture, and revolutionary changes in gender relations and family life, the synoptic...
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Novel (2024) 57 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 May 2024
... and characterological features of this early and experimental work coalesce in an ontologically resonant landscape, the Red Deeps. In a recent essay on Wuthering Heights , Lauren M. E. Goodlad describes the “ontological work of narrative fiction,” illustrating how a dialectic of genre and place heightens readers...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., poems, and essays on crime and punishment from the era's newspapers and magazines. He arranges his texts into genres and subgenres but keeps an eye out for individual variation. Of antebellum prison memoirs he writes with caution that their study “requires careful case-by-case parsing of the complex...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon This article turns to the space of the colony in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world to offer an alternative theory of the novel—one that defines colonial geographies as constitutive of the novel as a genre rather than as marginal and inessential. In looking...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of decolonization, recurring problematics that nonetheless make the case for its existence as a distinct genre. No novel better emblematizes this genre than William Gardner Smith's The Stone Face (1963). Smith's novel is read as an attempt to narrativize the problem of intersectionality for a revolutionary...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Benjamin Kohlmann This essay identifies the socialist bildungsroman as a distinct transnational genre of the twentieth-century novel. Contrary to recent theorizations of the bildungsroman that stress the link between narratives of individual formation and the organicist idea of the nation...
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Novel (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 darkness...
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Novel (2024) 57 (1): 44–66.
Published: 01 May 2024
... of espionage in Britain as well as in British spy fiction. Following on from this genealogy of genre, it interrogates the novel's protagonist's claim that “[t]he world has been remade by William Le Queux” in the context of the dual histories of espionage in Britain and the spy in British fiction, while...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Scott Black This essay argues that modern, realist ways of reading fail to satisfy fully their own claims about the novel as a genre self-consciously located in history. Rather, novels cycle through the kinds of narrative named by Ian Watt and Northrop Frye and show how each is necessary...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of the eighteenth century, it also began its course as a transnational genre for the first time. Its transnationality was an effect of a particularly modern set of practices and attitudes about translating fiction in the European core. Thus transnationalism describes a new period in prose fiction's mobility...