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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... . Ed. Deborah Esch. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2001 . 15 -41. The Aesthetics of Self-Management: Intelligence, Capital, and The House of Mirth Patrick Mullen Whether ultimately seen as indicative of the conservative or progressive politi- cal...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 45–62.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with intelligence and its exercise. At its heart, Jamesian intelligence is characterized by “appreciation,” or the ability to “get most” out of a situation or person; consequently, stupidity offers an alternative dynamic that suspends interest in order to protect persons and things from knowledge, exploitation...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and kinship? Although Du Bois's narrative repeats an image of black kinlessness, it creates a catachrestic novel form through which to uncover the illogical historical logic of kinlessness. Only a catachrestic narrative space like Du Bois's fourth dimension can make kinlessness intelligible as a fully human...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 November 2009
... distinct from those of the emergent human sciences—is served by Middlemarch 's unlikely investment in “noisiness” over intelligibility in apprehensions of the social world, inverting the social scientific clarity promised in the book's subtitle, A Study of Provincial Life . The novel's realism is achieved...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in the last three decades, few readers have paused to ask themselves what readerly dispositions are available to political theory other than an analytic literarity that aims at rendering knowable intellig- ibilities. Indeed, the de facto position is one of approaching his writings, and his theoretical...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 149–152.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in the wake of Michel Foucault. I also explore Schantz’s discussion of the Turing test, an important thought experiment (and actual test) in the development of contemporary artificial intelligences. While Schantz’s readings cannot be called philo- sophical, they do point to some interesting problems...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 60–64.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... What sort of represented intelligence is most appropriate to a novel that is largely the record of that intelligence’s impres- sions? How refined ought a consciousness to be in order to hold a novel perfectly together? In a way familiar in James, finding the right IQ puts him in a position...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 2021
... by research labs, by the artificial intelligence industry, and in film, art, and literature. Bringing this technology into conversation with cultural and literary studies and the humanities, Rhee considers the ways in which it envisions the historical and current understanding of what it means to be human...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 198–218.
Published: 01 August 2003
... or sensible nature and divine or intelligible nature, and its in- junction to keep religion within the limits of reason alone, Blanchard's enlight- ened position evokes Kant's critique of dogmatic metaphysics as well as what "a MEREDITH EVANS I HOGG'S TRANSCENDENTSINNER Late inmate...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... Such embodied intelligence, Cohen argues, is an overlooked feature of modern consciousness and the novel, and is as “constitutive as transcendental homelessness and abstraction” (2). Recasting what for Georg Lukács is the epic in a premodern romantic world as the quintessential action hero of a modern...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
... photographic interpreters had experimented with opti- cal shortcuts for evaluating possible targets, monitoring enemy troop and supply movements, and assessing bombing damage. Placing “before” and “after” pho- tos of a location into adjacent slide projectors, intelligence workers super­imposed the two...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 August 2014
... point is that if we are consequent with the idea of the equality of intelligence, this means there are no disciplines. For a very long time, historians thought I was a philoso- pher, philosophers thought I was a historian, and both of them thought I didn’t 304 NOVEL SUMMER 2014 have...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 May 2004
... a theory suggested by E.O. Wilson-that literature satisfies a deep need for cognitive order. Against most evolution- ary psychologists, Carroll subscribes to a notion of a "domain-general" intelligence that organizes the various "modules" of the human mind. Although this general aspect...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 121–143.
Published: 01 May 2007
... more counters Baxter's violence. The richly invoked "world of the novel" is represented almost entirely through Perowne; he is, like Emma Woodhouse in Jane Austen's Emma, its cen- tral intelligence, but in the intensified manner of a contemporary awareness of cognitive ~cience.~Much...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and aesthetics in general: she erases the time of labor. The mental labor she is at pains to depict disappears into mental properties that look like nothng more than the apparently effortless production of nature" (47). Similarly, in David Copperfield, the emphasis on David's innate intelligence or "mental...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 281–285.
Published: 01 August 2015
... sphere surrounding Vietnam, Melley sees the prominence of institutional pressures and horizons of success within the covert sector: in Tree of Smoke , “intelligence work is no longer driven by a uniform, public objective [but] increasingly subject to political pressure and more prone to consist...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 August 2014
...). VALLURY AESTHETICS AND POLITICS OF POSTCOLONIAL FICTION 245 Aesthetics for Rancie`re is neither a theory of art nor a sum of artworks and practices. It is a mode of intelligibility for conceptualizing ways of doing, seeing, and understanding art forms. Rather than mere interpretations...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 November 2006
... engaging either of these critical para- digms. Instead, he invokes-and this is part of the power and interest of hs analysis-the Lacanian objef a as his royal metaphor for the disruption of "the mutual intelligibility of text and context," which in "its baffling tempord logic contributes...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 May 2005
... for the urgent difficulty that haunts Hack's main argument. In fact, taken as a whole, this book presents its readers with an intelligent, if not fully articu- lated, struggle with that difficulty-specifically, with the logical conundrum actually posed by, and thenexacerbated by its initial success...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 August 2017
...). To the degree that there is a discernible methodological difference between the book's sections, it might be divided into the theoretical frame and then unexpected close readings of mostly modernist Polish literature. “Part One: Frames of Intelligibility” seems primarily concerned with the post–Berlin Wall...