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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 2016
... essays about the land that novels ask us to consider real, I shall develop Ngũgĩ's allusion to the brief but powerfully suggestive essay by Foucault quoted at the beginning of this introduction, “Of Other Spaces: Utopias and Heterotopias.” In that essay, Foucault is characteristically less interested...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o This essay looks at the novel as a globalectic heterotopia. It draws on a personal history of my writing the novel Devil on the Cross while a political prisoner in a maximum-security prison in Kenya in 1977–78. In explaining why I turned to the novel rather than any other genre...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 345–363.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in the Speculative Fiction of Octavia Butler and Samuel Delany.” Rethinking History 9 . 2–3 ( 2005 ): 275 – 96 . Cenzatti Marco . “Heterotopias of Difference.” Heterotopia and the City: Public Space in a Postcivil Society . Ed. Dehaene Michael De Cauter Lieven . London : Routledge...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 317–340.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in two types: utopias, which are “emplacements having no real place,” and what he terms “heterotopias,” which are “real places . . . in which . . . all the other real emplacements that can be found within the culture are, at the same time, represented, contested, and reversed” (178). In other words...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., and logical. It is therefore a heterology (a multiplication of subjects who demonstrate their capacity for speech and the democratic logic of equality) and a heterotopia (the power of bodies to construct and occupy multiple spaces against the one assigned to them according to a preconstituted schema...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of pleasure, supplanting dreams of new heterotopias as yet uncharted and unseen” (67). Most of the chapters evince something of the same almost hectic, wide-ranging approach to their material, moving between photography, advertisements, cinema, literature, theo- retical texts, and material culture...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 May 2017
... come together to create the dynamic text. In an obvious debt to Walter Benjamin and with a nod toward Michel Foucault's late work on heterotopia, Alworth devotes chapters to dumps, roads, ruins, and asylums. The opening chapter, “Supermarket Sociology,” provides a broad overview of his method...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 November 2014
... process. Despite its global (though heavily circum-Pacific) traffic, the novel takes a curious interest in hermetically sealed spaces. The episodes are all structured around heterotopias, such as the ship at sea, the recluse’s mansion, the madhouse, and a lone island that has escaped a global...