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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 399–416.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Philip Tsang Abstract The article situates David Mitchell's imagination of planetary interconnectedness in the historical development of global English. It argues that Cloud Atlas projects a denationalized, centrifugal vision of the world, only to entrench it in a cohesive, centripetal anglophone...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... audience. Vernacular anglophone realism cultivates a sense of natality without losing the author's linguistic and geopolitical security in the English language, therefore allowing the global South writer to address both Western and non-Western audiences. While this might seem like a welcome development—one...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... AdamBede (1859), known for its famous statement of realist principles and its depiction of heroic common people set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Though the novel takes place in the English countryside, the narrator invokes a presumed audience who differ profoundly from the novel's peasant...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2013
... London posed to English identity. Although there is no denying that “the city did provoke a turn to the country as the site of authentic Englishness,” Agathocleous argues that London “also inspired attempts to subli- mate its threatening plurality into an image of global community” (xv). Victorian...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Empire of Englishes . Seminar, University of Pennsylvania, 2007. Paper presented. Fuguet , Alberto . “Magical Neoliberalism.” Foreign Policy 125 ( Jul.—Aug. 2001 ): 66 -73. Hollywood Reporter. Risky Riz Blog. “Babel's Inarritu Q & A.” < http://reporter.blogs.com/risky/2006/09...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 374–377.
Published: 01 November 2008
... chapter 2, Krishnan turns from Smith's global vision to Thomas De Quincey's narcotic vision. By the time De Quincey writes Confessions of an English Opium Eater, opium has become a vital commodity in the flow of global trade imagined by Adam Smith. Krishnan's reading of opium moves away...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
... theory writ large; second, to describe the impact that both broad globalization and changes internal to the discipline of English have had on literary studies; and third, to read closely seven recent literary landmarks to illus- trate the globalization theories and literary-studies developments that...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... suggested above. The final section concludes with a brief Fanonian reflection on the erasure of the Algerian War in the novel. Totalitarianism, Colonialism, and the Novel ‘‘One striking fact about English literature during the present century writes George Orwell in a 1944 essay on...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 November 2014
... thought: ‘‘Very well Quasar. Let us hate the world’’ (12). Toward the end of the novel, Quasar calls in to a radio show in New York City, thinking that the computer intelligence featured on the show, ‘‘Zookeeper is the reincarnation of his cult’s leader. The English-speaking DJ cannot understand...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., Sebald implies (and here leuchten and Sebald's English seem to shine through), allows the blind reader to see. Who is this reader? And what is the collective history ( kollektive Geschichtsverlauf ) to which such figures refer? If for Heidegger a horizon always belongs to a national-historical...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
... English-language practitioners who were to define both the production and consumption of English literature on a global scale in the decades to follow. While the importance of transnational exchange in the development of modernism has been well-argued by recent critical approaches, Marx's...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 August 2000
... global crisis of English civi- lization; and 2) that the way of coping with the domestic disruption posed by the rise of an organized police force was to explore the character of English authority in the colonies. Godwin's detective narrative is a product of contemporary social criticism...
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Novel (1 May 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 (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 36–59.
Published: 01 May 2018
... cultures that belong to the periphery of the literary system[,] the modern novel first arises not as an autonomous development but as a compromise between western formal influence (usually French and English) and local materials” (58). According to Moretti, the encounter between circulating Western forms...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 May 2016
...] air . . . give[s] us planetary, if not cosmic, consciousness” ( “Tele-Victorian” 545 ); English geologist William Denton claimed that “[w]ar is not to last forever. . . . [Its] energy . . . will be employed to overcome the physical evils that surround us” (322); and Camille Flammarion, only slightly...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 August 2009
...-century novel's apparent commitment to an autoethnographic enterprise aimed at writing into existence a delimited and distinctive culture for the English or even the British people at a time when there was every encouragement for them to regard their way of life as exhausted in identification with a...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Bruce Robbins “Too Much Information” takes issue with critic James Wood's charge that “information” plays a disproportionate and aesthetically unfortunate role in many of the larger and more ambitious novels recently published in English. It makes a case for the value of information. It does so...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Jed Esty In English and comparative literature, the question of realism has reemerged in the last fifteen years as vital to readers and writers of the global novel. A realist turn, so-called, implies a shift in tastes, canons, and markets; it also entails a heightened form of disciplinary attention...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Ian Duncan The publication of English translations of Georg Lukács's The Theory of the Novel (1971) and The Historical Novel (1962) inaugurated a major development in North American criticism of the past half century: the turn to Continental theory for an identification of the novel with the...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 224–242.
Published: 01 August 2015
... becoming a “fine writer” in Spanish, Hemingway offers, in short, a text that is suspended between languages in an era in which English was simultaneously expanding globally and homogenizing. For Whom the Bell Tolls 's willful distortions further complicate Hemingway's signature style, a style that has...