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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2019
...John Kucich Abstract Generic innovation has the potential to create strong new frameworks for political discourse. Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South hybridizes two nineteenth-century narrative genres—political melodrama and domestic fiction—to invite readerly involvement in the creation of new...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... forms of authorship that might emerge from a seizure of the Indian hand. I explore this fantasy in Flora Annie Steel's Anglo Indian novel The Potter's Thumb (1894), a text that simultaneously warns against the implications of creating a hybrid British and South Asian creative body. I conclude that her...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 240–262.
Published: 01 August 2022
... is that the situation is hard for her to detect until it is too late. This aspect of the novel anticipates the particular hardships of the twenty-first-century gig economy, at the core of which is the systematic representation of work as something other than work. I thus approach The Old Curiosity Shop as a hybrid text...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
... calcification. In particular, I examine the uses to which the tropes of mutation and the figure of the mutant are put in a number of recent Johannesburg narratives. Mutation here is a logic of discontinuous transformation, distinct from “hybridity,” concerned less with mimicry and in-betweenness than...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 262–277.
Published: 01 August 2016
... in search of more subjective as well as more indigenous or even hybrid narrative forms. The seventies, however, mandated another generic shift. As the impoverishing effects of global capital development and the government's neoliberal policies became preponderant, Egyptian writers reoriented their writings...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 November 2019
... contradictions on display in the “strange, hybrid, complex, cosmopolitan Bombay” ( 152 ), echoing a long history of cultural representations of the city, which, as a Portuguese-British port metropolis and site of the East India Company headquarters in the late seventeenth century, was imagined as a cultural...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2008
... cannot help but cast a horrific, negative light on the vogue in postcolonial studies for the celebra- tion of encounter, movement, and hybridity" fix). Here, Miller names what seems to be a broad and growing consensus: postcolonial studies is (and always was) a problem. AI- though the precise...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Media.” New York Times 10 June 2010 < http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/11/opinion/11pinker.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=steven%20pinker%20mind%20over%20mass%20media&st=cse >. Rich Motoko . “Curling Up with Hybrid Books, Video Included.” New York Times 1 Oct. 2009...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 200–228.
Published: 01 November 2008
... . Hybrid Cultures: Strategies for Entering and Leaving Modernity . Trans. Christopher L. Chiappari and Silvia L. López Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1995 . Geffray , Christian . A Causa das Armas: antropologia da guerra contemporânea em Moçambique . Trans. Adelaide Odete Ferreira. Porto...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 193–210.
Published: 01 November 2002
... tradition. But be- ginning with Morrison and culminating in Lorde, Thomson affirms a postmod- em hybrid otherness worthy of celebration and "accommodation rather than compensation" (137). Morrison's and Lorde's physically disabled black women characters revise abnormal figures toward positive...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., “an anterior original self” shared by all black people (37, 51, 47). Goyal then challenges Gilroy’s elevation of diasporic subjects as “always constitutively hybrid and anti-essentialist” (56). For Goyal, echoing Robert Young, Hop- kins’s uncomfortable blend of essentialism and hybridity, realism...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 204–220.
Published: 01 August 2006
... and reinforce racial hegemony, menace and maintain the national narrative, d~sruptand preserve homogeneous space. Imitating blackness and whiteness was crucial to American self-creation, and while it resulted in a rie facfo hybridity, whites drew racial lines to protect their sense of cultural homo...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 292–307.
Published: 01 August 2018
... enjoyed in the 1970s and 1980s. This lack of terminological consistency, however, is not merely for lack of consensus: it is symptomatic of the qualities of the aesthetic movement itself. Whatever we call our present moment, contemporary aesthetics are doggedly plural and hybrid, imagining that all forms...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 August 2021
... to understand how the form of the novel itself had to change for women's political careers to figure in it. I argue in this essay that some Victorian and Edwardian women writers experimented with genre hybridizations meant to break the stranglehold domestic ideology held on narratives of female political...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2002
... discussion, in post- colonial theory, of issues of hybridity, diasporic identity, and social agency. The figures and geographical setting upon which rests my discussion of Christian evangelicalism and its bearing on contemporary black African writing belong in the national-juridical entity...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of this pedagogical tool to India in the form of the Gothic Victoria Terminus in Bombay, a building constructed to function as a "factory for the production of English identity" (79). However, this disciplinary space is hybridized by interior artwork depicting the flora and fauna of the tropical subcontinent...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 August 2006
... –79. Young , Robert . Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture, and Race . London: Routledge, 1995 . Eugenic Feminism: Asian Reproduction in the U.S. National Imaginary ASHA NADKARNI In an 1895 poem, "The Burden of Mothers: A Clarion Call to Redeem the Race...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 August 2000
..." and its emphasis on "hybridity" as another example of the extension of the values of modernist literature into post-modern theory-also falls short of accounting for the political and social effects of modernism, because it makes any affront to hegemony REVIEW I...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Some situate the novel's fundamental conflict within its hero and his hybrid identities. 3 Others see the novel as primarily an expression of a structural tension between East and West, of irreconcilable differences in the Indian and English experiences of empire and colonization. 4 Yet a third...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 279–297.
Published: 01 November 2008
...’ Missionary, the African Novel, and In-Between.” Novel: A Forum On Fiction 36 ( 2002 ): 5 –25. Gibbs , James . “The Past Addressing the Present and Other Shaping Influences on Wole Soyinka’s Autobiographical Writing.” Multiculturalism and Hybridity in African Literatures . Ed. Hal Wylie...