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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 221–237.
Published: 01 August 2012
... to the political situation after the collapse of the Twin Towers. Tracing the relation between the literary imagination and the socioeconomic and geopolitical conditions for literary production after 9/11, the essay argues that while both novels do important cultural work in pondering the power and the limits...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 371–373.
Published: 01 November 2008
...ROBERT D. AGUIRRE KURT KOENIGSBERGER, The Novel and the Menagerie: Totality, Englishness, and Empire (Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2007), pp. 278, cloth, $41.95, CD, $9.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 The Zoological Imagination KURT KOENIGSBERGER, The Novel...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 August 2010
... describing a conventionally realist totality of social relations among individuals, such texts as Bleak House, Little Dorrit , and Our Mutual Friend imagine the human aggregate more paradoxically as a mass that exceeds any conceivable total. In emplotting the systematic failure of society to accommodate...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 258–276.
Published: 01 November 2004
... . “Virtual Cunshangchunshu Reality” (Virtual Murakami Haruki Reality). Zheng 130 –44. Return to What One Imagines to Be There: Masculinity and Racial Otherness in Haruki Murakami's Writings about China KWAI-CHEUNG LO Recent studies...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of fiction (as opposed to a rigid imposition of order to which reality is ultimately reducible). In “Essays on Philosophical Subjects” (section 4, “The History of Astronomy”), for example, Smith writes, “All philosophical systems [are] mere inventions of the imagination, to connect together the otherwise...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 488–491.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Christopher Douglas RODY CAROLINE , The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2009 ), pp. 216 , cloth, $65.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Work Cited Ford Richard T. Racial...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 430–450.
Published: 01 November 2023
... to preserve their condition of possibility, which is, ironically, nonrepresentation itself. Yet, while Silver Fleece portrays practices of endurance that elude representation, Du Bois remains invested in the possibilities of a Black subject that is contingent on a Black archive for imagining new modes...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2023
... their names if they have already entered history or journalism—if, in other words, they are already part of a shared imagination. But there is a difference between the local Jamaican and global collective memories, a difference that determines which people keep their names and how people are remembered...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 423–430.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Americans and abolitionists found in Bleak House a material and imaginative resource for their efforts to tell the stories they wanted to tell and build the communities they sought to build. They did so even though Bleak House not only fails to imagine a community that includes Africans, African Americans...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Laura Strout Abstract What insights into literary realism can be found by dwelling in the empty rooms and abandoned spaces of Bleak House , a novel more often read for its representation of overcrowded environments? Traveling between and imaginatively inhabiting empty houses of Charles Dickens's...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of corollary questions: How do the forms of attention and imagining that are fostered by the extended form of the novel correspond to the attention and temporality of everyday life? How are the materiality and mobility of the book (typically a small and portable object) bound up with the kinds of object-worlds...
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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 (2009) 42 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 November 2009
...—shipwrecks, earthquakes, plagues, massacres, hurricanes—as a way to imagine the emergent novel's rapprochement with a multitude exposed to time. What is the relationship between the novel's prescriptive everydayness and intense concern with singular experiences, and the mass historicity of disaster...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 251–270.
Published: 01 August 2010
... ways of telling the same story, namely that of the marriage-plot. The article suggests that the novel's vampire plot is an expression of the dark underside of its romantic plot. Seeing Jonathan's erotically charged incarceration by Dracula, a wealthy and gallant social superior, as a way of imagining...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Aarthi Vadde This short piece argues that the demands of reading globally should change how we approach conversations about the ethical reading of minoritarian literature. Rather than assume a stable relationship between the imagined reader as subject and the text as object, we should consider how...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jane Elliott Abstract This essay examines the relationship between dominant trends in contemporary popular aesthetics and the microeconomic imagination of human behavior, which centers on individual allocation of finite resources to self-determined ends. I argue that this way of modeling human...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 399–416.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Philip Tsang Abstract The article situates David Mitchell's imagination of planetary interconnectedness in the historical development of global English. It argues that Cloud Atlas projects a denationalized, centrifugal vision of the world, only to entrench it in a cohesive, centripetal anglophone...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., James's portrait of a “man of imagination” whose education consists in imagining the experiences of others is not a deviation from the tradition of the bildungsroman but a realization of one of the genre's originary possibilities. The Ambassadors (1903) is often read as a narrative of education...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Timothy Wright Abstract Since the fall of the apartheid regime, critical discourse on and popular imaginations of South Africa have focused with renewed intensity on the city of Johannesburg: its schizophrenic social organization, its fragmented geography, its “citadelization,” its “architecture...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of Mikhail Bakhtin's exploration of the “destruction of the idyll” in the novel, I consider how Jones's work imagines a relationship between a local place (a “known world”) and a totality that extends beyond it. As Glissant has argued, “Not knowing this totality is not a weakness. Not wanting to know...