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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Timothy Wientzen Exhibiting formal characteristics of works published decades later, Knut Hamsun's Hunger (1890) has long occupied a central position in genealogies of modernism. Its status in the modernist canon, however, has often come at the cost of disregarding the cultural and economic...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
... action is embodied and interrogated in what I call the microeconomic mode , a ubiquitous twenty-first-century cultural formation defined by a combination of abstraction and extremity. From Cormac McCarthy's The Road to the Hunger Games franchise, this mode represents individuals making life-and-death...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 113–130.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Brouillette have described the novel form in an African context as both “exhausted” and “residual,” inextricably implicated in the violence of neoliberalism. By drawing on comparative readings of non‐novelistic work such as Marechera's House of Hunger and the Chimurenga Chronic, this essay concludes...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 368–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination . 2nd ed. New Haven : Yale UP , 2000 . Heywood Leslie . Dedication to Hunger: The Anorexic Aesthetic in Modern Culture . Berkeley : U of California P , 1996 . Hyman Gwen . Making a Man: Gentlemanly Appetites...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., literary language had to chart its way for formalism. The object is important, Ponte reminds us, when the object is food. But then food, and the hunger that drives us to it, model how we relate to all things. Shklovsky was a vitalist who, at least in the essay we more commonly associate with him...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 388–405.
Published: 01 November 2022
... that is sparked in part by shared sensory pleasures. They find connection in the music overheard between the walls, and the smell of cooking rhubarb draws Jess to Ruth's door. As Jess begins to eat for pleasure rather than just to satisfy hunger, she starts to take pleasure in visual beauty and domestic comforts...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 531–533.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of globalization. That labor—enticing us back into literature—is the subject of Mrinalini Chakravorty's meticulous study of the stereotype. From hunger to crowds to terrorists, Chakravorty tracks the various stereotypes through which South Asia has been understood in the last thirty-five years (her starting...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 8–10.
Published: 01 May 2011
...); the operating theater where surgeons come together with malfunctions, or “time bombs,” in the human brain (McEwan’s Saturday); the Plexiglas cube suspended over the Thames containing illusionist David Blaine on a hunger strike in imita- tion of Kafka’s “The Hunger Artist” (Barker’s Clear). You get the idea...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 344–362.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... The homeless woman, who had been searching trash cans for food before she encountered Turtle, feels a deep loneliness, punctured by her hunger, and she returns to shadowing a dog, hoping it will lead her to food. She briefly walks with the dog, just as she was briefly with Turtle, and each instance...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 300–304.
Published: 01 August 2021
...) both for its eponymous heroine and for subsequent generations of readers and artists, including Amy Heckerling and Suzanne Collins. Only a snob would find bathos in Hershinow's decision to connect Emma to The Hunger Games , but then again that is Hershinow's point. If “the novice has found a more...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 248–269.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Hunger .” Heathcliff and the Great Hunger . London : Verso , 1995 . 1 – 26 . Eagleton Terry . Myths of Power: A Marxist Study of the Brontës . London : Palgrave Macmillan , 2005 . Federici Silvia . Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation . Brooklyn...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
...-colonial state (at Oxford University, especially)—is a strong case for reading the destructive effects of foreclosed possibility on and in an addled mind. At one point in The House of Hunger , the young male narrator stands on a hill looking down on his township with a character named Immaculate, his...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that something was not quite right in the economic equation. The philosopher and bishop George Berkeley, “after enumerating the prodigious quantity of beef, pork, butter, and cheese, exported every year from Ireland,” famously wondered why “half the inhabitants should die of hunger in so plentiful a country...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and postmodern notions of subjectivity at this particular moment in history may be eclipsed by other subjectivities and their cultural institutions; that the emer- gent hypermediated or networked self, marked by the double logic of remediation-the hunger for experiences of immediacy and the fascination...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 406–424.
Published: 01 November 2019
... fiction. In Suzanne Collins's wildly successful Hunger Games trilogy ( 2008–10 ) and Veronica Roth's Divergent series (2011–13), oppressive systems sanction gross forms of social and economic inequality. Yet the system nevertheless functions as the one thing that holds everything together. President...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 180–199.
Published: 01 August 2022
... civil happiness, but the distinction clearly enables him to downplay natural shortfalls, such as the harvest failures of the time, and to chalk up instances of hunger to improvidence. “Never,” he observes later in the same epistle, “since I have known England, have I known more than comparative scarcity...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Norton Critical Editions Series. New York: Norton, 1973 . Eagleton , Terry . Heathcliff and the Great Hunger: Studies in Irish Culture . London: Verso, 1995 . Forster , E. M. Aspects of the Novel . New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1927 . Godwin , William . St. Leon: A Tale...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
...DEANNA KREISEL Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Works Cited Auerbach , Nina . “The Power of Hunger: Demonism and Maggie Tulliver.” Nineteenth-Century Fiction 30 ( 1975 ): 150 –71. Berg , Maxine . The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy, 1815–1848...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 325–328.
Published: 01 November 2007
... relations that Wyatt examines, Denver struggles with a parent who has a weak sense of self, a dangerous situation made only mont acute by the retum of Sethe's murdered daughter Beloved whose unappeasable hunger becomes devouring. Wyatt repeatedly returns to the unspeakable in the novel and shows...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 499–502.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., and that this situation makes for some rather inevitable overlaps with the self-help industry and the legions of books and printed materials that help to sustain it. This is why we get books like Heti's How Should a Person Be? published alongside David Shields's best-selling advice book Reality Hunger , which reads...