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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-as-cosmopolis” into the present day (215). MARX | GLOBAL LONDON 137 Agathocleous departs from the work of critics including Ian Baucom and, earlier, Raymond Williams, who emphasized the threat that London posed to English...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Beyond the Top Layer.” 6 Sept . 2007 . < http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070906/ANSWERMAN/709060306/-1/RSS >. Estin , Miriam . “Ghostwriting the Globe: David Mitchell's Ghostwritten and the Construction of a Cosmopolitan Narrative.” The Empire of Englishes...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 374–377.
Published: 01 November 2008
... 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 from established...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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 the book sets forth. Global Matters is comprehensive, clear, and within the confines of its project judicious and astute...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Totalitarianism, Colonialism, and the Novel ‘‘One striking fact about English literature during the present century writes George Orwell in a 1944 essay on Arthur Koestler, ‘‘is the extent to which it has been dominated by foreigners—for example, Conrad, Henry James, Shaw, Joyce, Yeats, Pound and Eliot...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
... becomes surprisingly light. And lightness imparts the potential to be communicated ( vermittelbar ), to be displaced without losing historical density. This kind of lightness, Sebald implies (and here leuchten and Sebald's English seem to shine through), allows the blind reader to see. Who is this...
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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 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
... 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 argument might go a longer way in...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Williams, with its searing criticism of and resolution in the English criminal justice system, supposedly inaugurated this insular genre.z What Godwin's novel demonstrates, however, is precisely the opposite: 1) that the detective genre emerges from debates about the global crisis of...
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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, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 36–59.
Published: 01 May 2018
... between western formal influence (usually French and English) and local materials” (58). According to Moretti, the encounter between circulating Western forms and local materials leads to “breaks” or discontinuities in aesthetic form. He points to Chinese and Turkish examples of this phenomenon, which he...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 May 2016
... “conquest of the earth, water, [and] 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...
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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 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 2015) 48 (2): 224–242.
Published: 01 August 2015
... 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 been shown in recent...