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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... Foucault’s lectures aptly describe how the goal of managing biological life made population the ultimate political object of the nineteenth century.5 And this process has some bearing on fiction, which in the same period develops its own uniquely literary strategies for imag- ining mass life in excess...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 May 2018
... from the island of Cuba and its staples of tobacco, sugar, and scarce food—allows for a reconsideration of the role of objects in fiction both as stand-ins for social relations and as agents in their own right. In closing, the essay outlines three principles for a world literature infused...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 463–479.
Published: 01 November 2022
... 2022 present‐tense narration anachronism allegory African American novel illustrations in fiction Observant readers of Ishmael Reed's 1972 Mumbo Jumbo will note a stylistic peculiarity that crops up periodically throughout the novel—namely, that the historical present tense...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 November 2020
... consider the significance of letters in McEwan's exploration of a legal and ethical conflict, as an illustration of fiction's renewed interest in letters' narrative and metaphorical resources. The letters in The Children Act are written by seventeen-year-old Adam Henry, a Jehovah's Witness, to a High...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... The cover illustration of Don Qzlixote announces Moretti's cervantine model: perspectival in its structure, each volume opens up dialogues between different accounts of single events. Magical realism appears first in the context of a discussion of Latin American fiction but resurfaces in a chapter...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 411–433.
Published: 01 November 2001
... results from James's use of the same set of characters in both literal and hy- pothetical illustrative images. He is capable, that is, of using an utterly fantastic image of Adam's doing one thing as a way to describe the literal, fictional reality of Adam's doing another. That capacity is what...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 232–266.
Published: 01 August 2001
... of the success of her Elegiac Sonnets (1784). While usually dismissed as hackwork, The Romance of Real Life represents Smith's first foray into prose fiction, and thematically it coincides with Smith's lifelong concerns with and illustrated with Anecdotes of Persons in Real Ltfe; Rosara...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 November 2012
... . Gallagher Catherine . “The Rise of Fictionality.” The Novel , vol. 1 , History, Geography, and Culture . Ed. Moretti Franco . Princeton : Princeton UP , 2006 . 336 – 63 . Moretti Franco . “On the Novel.” The Novel , vol. 1 , History, Geography, and Culture . Ed. Moretti...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 112–134.
Published: 01 August 2004
...: Society and Literature in Britain and America, 1837–1883 . 3 vols. New York: Garland, 1983 . Jaffe , Audrey . Scenes of Sympathy: Identity and Representation in Victorian Fiction . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2000 . Johnson , Claudia L. Equivocal Beings: Politics, Gender...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to Mansfield Park , as post/colonial critics have shown, the “West-India Islands” were a real and imagined terrain of deep concern to English-language writers. Long featured as a source of extracted fortune, the islands' role intensified in the antislavery period, as artists employed fiction, nonfiction...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and Virginia Woolf's construction, this article proposes empty-house-time as a distinctive narrative chronotope, one that nineteenth- and twentieth-century British writers use to investigate the processes of realist fiction, especially its affective dimensions. Taking the character-less built environment...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 245–252.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Fiction 9 (1997): 249–66. Dunlop, John. The History of Fiction. 1805. 3 vols. Edinburgh: Ballantyne, 1814. Forsyth, William. The Novels and Novelists of the Eighteenth Century in Illustration of the Man- ners and Morals of the Age. New York: Appleton, 1871. Graff, Gerald. Professing...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 163–185.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Ian Afflerbach Abstract Cixin Liu's science fiction trilogy Remembrance of Earth's Past has sold more than 8 million copies and earned him the first Hugo Award to an Asian writer; it represents Chinese SF's breakout success in the anglophone fiction market. While his novels have received...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 214–233.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and gazes down at the mead in “pained abstraction” (151). Having gathered himself, he illustrates his claim by conjuring a collection of fictional persons whose actions are imagined to model and stand in for the expected actions of actual persons in Weatherbury. In Troy’s speech, which is reproduced...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 201–204.
Published: 01 August 2004
... calendar and history's human scale is one of the most important functions of literature today" (189). Clayton also argues cogently for the value of historical fiction as an alternative to orthodox historiography-a challenge to linear narrative and a means of illustrating how the present...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 398–402.
Published: 01 August 2016
... altruism. Her analysis, for example, of his experiments with point of view illustrates the subtlety both of Hardy's psychological insight and his very particular use and mixture of varieties of narration—a telling difference in blend, Keen notes, from prior Victorian fiction. Having explained Hardy's...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Kate Flint Photographers tend to come off very badly in contemporary fiction—portrayed as emotionally warped, as voyeurs, or as exploitative, they are seen not as artists but as operating a piece of technology. Their photographs are understood in referential rather than imaginative terms...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 406–424.
Published: 01 November 2019
... On Such a Full Sea ( 2014 )—that illustrate what I want to call systems reading . Understood as systems, novels are capable of teaching readers about their own critical history—and their own critical future. Beginning in the 1960s, hard science fiction found itself shifting toward speculative fiction...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2013
... turning the gleanings into something of his own making. Clarkson observes rightly that “it is not the case that Coetzee merely illustrates, or presents by way of allegory in his own fiction, a theory or philosophy devel- oped by someone else.” Rather, he is “responsive to other writers...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 238–256.
Published: 01 August 2012
...- tration (both the parable and the image blur the distinction between fiction and truth, make claims for each, and situate fiction as the origin of possible truths). Responses to both the parable and the photo illustration mobilize trauma as a juridical instrument, wielding it in order to distinguish...