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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Franco . Atlas of the European Novel, 1800–1900 . New York : Verso , 1998 . Watt Ian . The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding . Berkeley and Los Angeles : U of California P , 1957 . The Novel’s International Nationalism mary helen...
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Novel (1 November 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 (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 240–264.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Nicholas J. 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...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 214–233.
Published: 01 August 2013
... 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 of...
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Novel (1 May 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—and...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
... discontinuity associated 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...
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Novel (1 August 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...
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Novel (1 August 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 a...
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Novel (1 August 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 with...
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Novel (1 August 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” or...
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Novel (1 August 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 of...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... women 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...
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Novel (1 May 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 to...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 May 2017
... 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 (1 May 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 (1 May 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 (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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. There are...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2016
... all in Toward the Geopolitical Novel , the first volume in Columbia University Press's new Literature Now series. As she notes in her introduction, she “began with winners of literary prizes,” selecting “those works with explicitly international subjects,” and then turned to the review pages of “the...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 375–378.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Saikat Majumdar JOSEPH R. SLAUGHTER, Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law (New York: Fordham UP, 2007), pp. 435, paper, $28.00. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Incorporated into Humanity joseph r. slaughter, Human Rights, Inc...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 276–279.
Published: 01 August 2006
... demonstrates, a unique opportunity for a materialist mode of analysis that thinks race and class together. Lye offers a geneal- ogy of the current perception of Asians and Asian Americans as having "a putatively un- usual capacity for economic modernity" (3). In both domestic and international...