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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kalyan Nadiminti Abstract “The Global Program Era” traces the rise of the international writer from the global South in the North American master of fine arts (MFA) program and the resulting effects on the contemporary global anglophone novel. Extrapolating from Mark McGurl's The Program Era (2009...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 347–368.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., this article further argues that the context of Third Worldism is largely eliminated in the reception of global South literature in the world literary setting. It contends that recognizing the formation of Third World cosmopolitan novelists in the milieu of an international socialist literary culture oriented...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 240–264.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Wheeler Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999 . 214 –32. Shih , Shu-mei . The Lure of the Modern: Writing Modernism in Semicolonial China, 1917–1937 . Berkeley: U of California P, 2001 . Slaughter , Joseph R. “A Question of Narration: The Voice in International Human Rights Law.” Human Rights...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 May 2012
... The Novel’s International Nationalism mary helen mcmurran, The Spread of Novels: Translation and Prose Fiction in the Eighteenth Century (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2010), pp. 272, cloth, $65.00, paper $27.95. Having identified a significant change in the standard for translating prose fiction during...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
... with newly enfranchised Irish populations—the very modes of thought and feeling Enlightenment theories of sociality had classified as disruptive to sympathetic economy—prove key to internalizing and embodying statistical abstractions. The unruly affective signature of the masses long designated...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 272–291.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the grain of Ballard's late novels to show how their plots, themes, and characters relate to their settings. The essay then explores Ballard's autocritical explanation of his mature fiction as a belated response to his childhood in the extraterritorial International Settlement of Shanghai, drawing on his...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 308–321.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Paul Stasi Abstract This article takes up The Golden Bowl in relation to neoliberalism, considered less as a distinct phase of capitalist accumulation than as an intensification of its long-standing internal tendencies. Taking place, as Edith Wharton put it, “in the void,” James's novel stages...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 322–338.
Published: 01 August 2018
.... The role Cole accords storytelling lies less in its power to forge international contact zones or imagined communities than in its caution against a facile instrumentalism equating knowing with social transformation. Instead, Open City juxtaposes the urge for harmonious cross-cultural connection...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Benjamin R. Davies Abstract The first two books of J. M. Coetzee's recent trilogy, The Childhood of Jesus (2013) and The Schooldays of Jesus (2016), are extremely strange. Just when “the Australian fiction,” following the works set in South Africa and various international locations, was thought...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of such a politically engaged approach within the academy as well as various external factors. However, Daly suggests that the single factor that has done most to dethrone cultural studies has not been institutional or external pressure but the internal tendencies of literary study as a field of practice...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 214–233.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of statistical analysis in Scenes of Clerical Life, Middlemarch , and Daniel Deronda. In the second half of this essay, I offer a rereading of Dickens's Great Expectations and argue that the International Statistical Congress of 1860, the Census of 1861, and the surrounding debates regarding the value...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... First, I examine the relationship between the movements of characters and their attendant social reputations, tracking the way in which hearsay and opinion intersect narrative spaces in the novel. I then move to the level of internal, bodily registration—to the physiology and sensation of rumor...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that the child's toy is the archetypal object of the “prosaic imaginary,” at once material and symbolic, internal and external, partial and whole, destructive and therapeutic; an everyday object that is not simply typical high realist ballast but also the stuff of dreams. The essay suggests that the nineteenth...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 18–44.
Published: 01 May 2015
...-relations psychoanalysis and its present-day inheritors helps to uncover the invention of modern solitude: a paradoxical state in which we are never truly alone because we have internalized the presence of others, whether they are persons or, this essay argues, literary characters. We, like Tess, imagine...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Jesus. Indeed, among the foremost contributions of nineteenth-century novelists to the larger quest of the historical Jesus was the development and popularization of racialized Christ types, including the Greco-Jewish Jesus, a figure that Wallace introduced to an international readership through his...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Carolyn Vellenga Berman What is the “world” in “world literature”? In publishing, as in literary criticism, this term often applies to the leftovers of the international literary market: works not drawn from the major national publishing markets. It signifies, in effect, “the rest of the world...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 290–296.
Published: 01 August 2009
... human right: the right to mobility. It starts by explaining how this right is articulated in the early modern period at the international geopolitical scale as the freedom of navigation. It then links the freedom of the seas to the empowered agency of Crusoe and fellow mariners across the history...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... to the ongoing commodification of sleep that we associate with the restless somatology of the metropolitan indigene of late modernity. That modern restlessness and unfettered desire become internalized in succeeding decades is nowhere more categorically rendered than in the restless soliloquy with its manic...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Roberto Schwarz The international recognition of Machado de Assis began in the 1950s and proceeded with no reference to Brazil. In those same years a part of Brazilian criticism took the opposite direction: Machado's greatness was to be explained by his overcoming deadlocks that were central...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 August 2000
... . Notre Dame: U of Notre Dame P, 1977 . Sorensen, Janet. “Internal Colonialism and the Novel.” Unpublished essay. Thompson , E.P. Customs in Common . NY: New Press, 1991 . Thomson , Janice . Mercenaries, Pirates, and Sovereigns: State-Building and Extraterritorial Violence...