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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 270–272.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of U.S. Culture (Cambridge Harvard University Press, 2003), pp. 256, cloth, $37.50. In this much-anticipated book, Amy Kaplan demonstrates the permeation of US culture with imperialist logic in the century that spans from 1840 to 1940. Drawing together and counterposing sites and texts both...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 374–397.
Published: 01 November 2003
... Imperialist" attempts to glean domestic benefit from colonial emigration. Eric Hobsbawm has asserted that "there is no good evidence that colonial conquest as such had much bearing on NOVEL I SUMMER 2003 If the "enterprise of empire depends upon the idea of having...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 May 2001
... that has underwritten the consolidation and expansion of US nationhood. US imperialism, in other words, derives its authority from presenting itself as anti- imperialist, from mythologizing itself as a perpetual renovator of corrupt Old World val- ues. We witness this representation...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 August 2000
... and hypnotism attempt to "describe and gain control of entities (either mi- croorganisms or suggestive thoughts) that penetrate living systems." The book's first chapter looks at early work on cell and germ theory, contending that "bacteriology served imperialist ideology" (5).Rudolph Virchow's...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Xun Academy as Cultural Sphere The Japanese intrusion on 7 July 1937, into northern China marked the beginning of the War of Resistance. With the United Front newly established between the Nationalist government and the Communists, and as growing anti-imperialist sentiment swept through...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 August 2000
... twenty years later, well after the sun had begun to set on the British empire. Specious reasoning leads Caserio to confuse Kipling's slim artistic output with "humility," and to suggest that perhaps the "humble Kipling" is not a gung-ho imperialist after all: "Kipling's tales take up only...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 178–183.
Published: 01 August 2007
... on the representation of the Creole .. . I hope to elucidate the crucial juncture occupied by the antislavery movement in the history of the modern (bourgeois)family as well as the history of the modern (imperialist) nation for whch it often stands" (7). This is an important inter- vention, as it enables Berman...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... found some sort of resolution in his anti-imperialist activism, which grew out of a middle-class masochistic temperament. Stevenson extended the reach of this temperament into political debates on Samoa, which passionately engaged him as a cause that had no effective counterpart in Britain...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., and more. But she tries rather too hard to make the case that Collins's mystery novel is more anti-imperialist and socially progressive than Dickens's. One wonders, for instance, how Nayder squares her argument about The Moonstone with its repeated warning, confirmed by the plot, that the Indians...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 166–168.
Published: 01 May 2007
... as merchants. Eliot's Daniel Deronda (1876), Lesjak argues, is also concerned with the opacity of the relations of production underpinning modern life. Drawing on Fredric Jameson's account of the obscured relation between lived experience and the determinants of that experience in an imperialist...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to the complex degree to which certain cultural institutions like the BBC could serve both imperialist and anti-imperialist agendas simultaneously and how authors and thinkers from both the metropole and the colonies could be simultaneously interpellated in lines of literary patronage, cultural representation...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 320–323.
Published: 01 August 2011
.... It proposed that the United States was incapable of performing acts of imperialism, because its very ontology was anti-imperialist. The occupation of the Philippines might look like a colonizing gesture. If Spain or Portugal had undertaken that occupation, it would be precisely what it appeared...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 May 2002
... between "colonial and anti-colonial imperatives" (103) between white imperialist rhetorical strategies and those of nationalist Indian writings, calling upon each to resist the other. Similarly, Leslie Lewis dommenb Pauline Hopkins's courageous self-positioning at the interstices between races-her...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the free-market narrative with that of the human condition itself. In devoting ourselves to identifying and dismantling imperialist discourse, we have overlooked not only the discursive—indeed, epistemological—means by which capitalism nevertheless keeps itself afloat but also the ways that we...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 November 2003
... discussions of place often link nostalgia with feelings of contentment-Gaston Bachelard's poetics of felicitous spaces and the topophilia of Yi-Fu Tuan being classic examples-I wish here to emphasize the discontent of imperialists who fail to sate their longing for home. Nostalgia, so often expressed...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... British books mistrust reading. When we first meet Clarke, he is reading the final chapter ofThe Pacification of the Primitive Tribes, which takes the form of an imperialist manifesto titled “The Call” (33). “The Call” summons its readers, imag- ined as young men all, to leave behind “the desk...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., constituting, in this respect, something equivalent to the periphery in world-systems theory, this model has attracted the ire of postcolonial scholars. They see it reinstating a neo-imperialist dynamic in the relation between Europe and the world. Aamir Mufti's Forget English! is part of a new series...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 323–343.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to the imperialist dichotomy of us/them—which structures the text both in its bifurcated form and in its repeated refrain that Jim is “one of us”—Conrad understands history through the absolute incompatibility of modernity and tradition, the West and the rest. Having undermined the narrative of Western self...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 371–373.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Koenigsberger sympathizes. He approvingly cites Bernard Porter, but not his Absent- Minded Imperialists (2004), which demonstrates rather convincingly that most Britons had little awareness of their nation's global empire. It provided material benefits, of course, but according to Porter had otherwise...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 480–482.
Published: 01 November 2011
... British moral suasion could be extended all over the world. Chapter 2, “Debates,” is largely a judicious recounting of some of the many disputes that have arisen among imperial historians, various stripes of postcolonialists, and anti- imperialist scholars who worry about poststructural elements...