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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 324–328.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and Its Ghosts vilashini cooppan, Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2009), pp. 354, cloth, $65.00. In Worlds Within, Vilashini Cooppan “reanimates” the nation as a dynamic, deterritorial, and “mobile” form of attachment...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
... April 1723 . Wintroub Michael . “Taking a Bow in the Theater of Things.” Isis 101 . 4 ( 2010 ): 779 – 93 . Realism’s Ghosts: Science and Spectacle in Tom Jones JOSEPH DRURY machine 1. Any complicated piece of workmanship. 2. An...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2009
... nineteenth-century realist novels, I show that the supernatural is not subversive but in fact constitutive of their respective realist projects. Scott's use of the Bodach Glas ghost to signal the novel's commitment to both historical facts and imaginative interventions in the plot of history, Eliot's...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 257–275.
Published: 01 August 2012
... (real individuals), I claim that Ondaatje's The Collected Works of Billy the Kid and Anil's Ghost explore the breakdown of that sensibility through the creation of characters as legends. The circulation of these legends, namely Billy the Kid and Sailor, turns the historical novel toward a disruption of...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 485–488.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Anna Brickhouse del Pilar Blanco Maria , Ghost-Watching American Modernity: Haunting, Landscape, and the Hemispheric Imagination . ( Bronx : Fordham UP , 2012 ), pp. 234 , cloth, $45.00 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Hanke Lewis . Do...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 May 2004
...MADHU DUBEY JENNY SHARPE, Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women’s Lives (Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2003), pp. 187. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Not Quite Freedom: Leveraging Agency in Slave Women's Narratives JENNY...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2012
... LUCKHURST | METONYMIC METHOD 141 like Owen Jones’s The Grammar of Ornament.) Yet the spectral white figure returns in the conclusion with an analysis of the popular stage illusion Pepper’s Ghost, which wowed crowds at the Royal Polytechnic...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 84–102.
Published: 01 May 2004
..." (17) operates much like the celebrity image. It elevates the author of Ulysses above the ordinary and anonymous language user. Author, Character, Holy Ghost I have been demonstrating the way Ulysses provides a textually generated pres- ence of the author beyond the...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 432–435.
Published: 01 November 2006
... style at its most hyperbolic. The three theses make for such snappy soundbites that they are quoted on the dust-jacket as a guide to the book's argument: "Romantic gothic fiction is not exciting"; "Gothc novels are not ghost stories"; "Gothic novels are not women's writing." The first thesis is...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2013
... pathology is the distortion many critics have taken for mere eccentricity, and Dickens clarifies even when he seems to obscure. “Ghosts arise from human actions and may be dispelled by them. They are not supernatural; their explanation is social. As dirt is ‘matter in the wrong place,’ so the ghosts...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 May 1999
... mid-century English "haunted-house stories," she argues that these tales "broadcast the urban deformation of the domestic ideal." Marcus reads the ghosts who assault the home comforts of these stories' apartment-dwellers as manifestations of the contradictions within Victorian domestic...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 May 1999
... by Stephen Dedalus in the "Scylla and Charybdis" episode of Ulysses. In Specters of Marx, Derrida comments on the inability of scholarship to deal with the metaphorical concept of the ghost. "A traditional scholar does not believe in ghosts," Derrida writes, "nor in all that could be called...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): iii–iv.
Published: 01 May 2009
... © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Contributors srdjan smaji´c is assistant professor of English at Furman University. He is currently finishing a book manuscript on the impact of nineteenth-century theories of vision on contemporary ghost and detective...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 2016
...” in the world of Bleak House . But in both cases, footsteps, be they literal or interpretive, are central to the proliferation of England's social woes. London's pedestrians and Chancery's lawyers are to the national what the Ghost's Walk is to the domestic. How the Court's endless procedures...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2012
...–31). No longer a stage in history’s lockstep march to the future, the Romantic moment is best seen as a chaos of “troubling ghosts . . . ‘haunting the present from the present itself’” (30). Drawing on diverse sources, Favret’s account conjures history by evoking spirits, shades, revenants...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 487–490.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Life by Chang-rae Lee, a Korean American writer known for his depictions of the sociohistorical conditions of Asian America; chapter 5 takes up Anil’s Ghost by Michael Ondaatje, a world-famous writer generally viewed as peripheral to Asian American studies. The conclusion examines early twentieth...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 531–533.
Published: 01 November 2016
... simple as a stereotype can achieve. It reads some of the best-known South Asian novels— Midnight's Children, Brick Lane, Anil's Ghost, The Reluctant Fundamentalist —but rejuvenates them through an emphasis on the geopolitical implications of the stereotype. As the book closes, Chakravorty muses on the...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... as slavery, genocide, and torture. In novels such as Beloved or Michael Ondaatje’s Anil’s Ghost, the events in question are approached via ques- tions of knowledge and representation—including, Should we remember or forget experiences of extreme oppression? What happens to memory under...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 August 2003
...’ as Neo-Gothic: From the Ghost of the Counterfeit to the Monster of Abjection.” Romanticism, History, and the Possibilities of Genre: Re-Forming Literature 1789–1837 . Ed. Tilottama Rajan and Julia M. Wright Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998 . 176 –210. Holquist , Michael . Dialogism...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 402–423.
Published: 01 November 2011
... “materialist” psycho-physiologists. Here and elsewhere in Human Physiology he strives to found his mental philosophy on a strict empiricism: what matters for Elliotson is what he can see, what he can measure; he takes a distinct pleasure in deflating the metaphysical ghost stories of his opponents. Yet...