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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., however, signals a further turn in our thinking of global literature, whereby the potential of circulation impinges upon the very place of the novel—its semantic shaping of character, action, and event. It thus asks us to think together the material world in which the novel moves and the literary world...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 November 2014
... . “Fictions of the Global.” Novel 42 . 2 ( 2009 ): 207 – 15 . Black Shameem . “Ishiguro's Inhuman Aesthetics.” Modern Fiction Studies 55 . 4 ( 2009 ): 785 – 807 . Bromley David . “A Tale of Two Theories: Brainwashing and Conversion as Competing Political Narratives...
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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 May 2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... characters—a cosmopolitan readership who are comparative in mindset and globally aware. Both realist novel and Crimean War journalism make traumatized working-class figures into symbols of a heroic nationhood, even while ultimately remaining distanced from these figures by addressing middle-class readers...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 May 2010
...;. Visual Storytelling: Cinematic Ekphrasis in the Latin American Novel of Globalization Dierdra Reber Ubiquitous logos, cultural centers that look like gigantic video games, photos that bring politics as usual to a standstill, videotaped calls to war that circulate the globe in a matter of...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Matthew A. Taylor This essay contends that planetarity may be insufficiently divorced from globalization—its putative opposite—to provide a critical lens for understanding and countering its effects: specifically, anthropogenic climate change and global economic inequality. The argument begins by...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 207–215.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Rita Barnard If, as Benedict Anderson has argued, the realist novel has a particularly close relationship to the nation, what kind of narrative form would be best suited to transnational or even global fictions? This essay proposes a few answers to this question by looking first at what Roger Ebert...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 366–372.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Lukács's interconnected blind spots were modernist form and imperial history, this essay looks to some of the central concepts of The Theory of the Novel, The Historical Novel , and Studies in European Realism for a broader, twentieth-century, and global frame of reference. To that end, it builds on two...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., but the suppression or erasure in the novel of this formative moment signals, in my view, a retreat from the anticolonial ethos that this conflict mobilized globally. © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Invoking Totalitarianism: Liberal Democracy versus the Global Jihad...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
... historical phenomenon, one that informed wide swaths of the global periphery in the late nineteenth century. In Hunger , Hamsun invoked a history of economic development that endowed the starving body with transnational political significance. Restaging the naturalist novel's own approach to hunger, Hunger...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 2015
... proliferation since the eighteenth century and map its so-called travels. In these accounts—which theorize, variously, a world literary system, the globalization of the novel, or a world republic of letters—acculturation is reinscribed as hegemonic diffusion where the single and unequal literary economy ensures...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 338–350.
Published: 01 November 2017
... theoretical attempts to formulate global or world systems of literature. Drawing on Franco Moretti's recent call for us to “unlearn” our traditional literary training, they contend that novels defy any attempt to confine them to the boundaries of the individual work or a national tradition, raising basic...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kalyan Nadiminti Abstract “The Global Program Era” traces the rise of the international writer from the global South in the North American master of fine arts (MFA) program and the resulting effects on the contemporary global anglophone novel. Extrapolating from Mark McGurl's The Program Era (2009...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 466–482.
Published: 01 November 2010
... about how to live in an increasingly transnational and compressed global world. Ultimately, I aim to determine what this utterly new type of novel can and does say about literature, and from that to better understand Coetzee's thoughts on literature at this late stage in his career. © 2010 by Novel...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
... literary in our globalized, multimedia present? These questions also happen to lie at the heart of J. M. Coetzee's Diary of a Bad Year (2007). As I argue in this essay, this is not just because it is a challengingly singular literary act, which demands that we rethink some of our guiding assumptions about...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Bulawayo, Christopher Mlalazi). Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 Charles Mungoshi NoViolet Bulawayo African literature pluralism postcolonialism literary nationalism Postcolonialism and the field that succeeds it—known variously in English departments as world, global, and...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and the psyche. The Blakean vision of eternity in an hour and the world in a grain of sand underlies the heterotopia of the novel. The essay argues that the novel contains the global; that the world it mirrors is one of unity in disunity, of oneness in diversity, of constant motion and change. Prison...
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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 November 2017) 50 (3): 409–425.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Marx This essay observes that recent city novels set in the global South often depart from earlier postcolonial fiction, in which the sense of geopolitical possibility remained tethered to the promise and limitations of nation-states. To alter that habit, contemporary fiction updates the...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 399–416.
Published: 01 November 2018
... network through fictionalized scenes of reading. The novel assigns the English text a privileged position in fostering global connections and renders its cultural other unrepresentable in order to maintain a coherent representational system over a heterolingual world. Mitchell's imagination of a textually...