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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 367–388.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Daniel Hack Abstract This article reconsiders the relationship between identificatory and mimetic reading practices—so often viewed as naive or mystified—and attention to intertextuality, which has so often been seen as contrasting with and discrediting such practices. Such a reconsideration, made...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 May 2013
... stands in need of critical and methodological revision. Moving beyond a notion of translation as interlinguistic and intertextual transposition, it explores the novelist's canon in light of the emergent concept of “cultural translation.” In this perspective, the essay examines such categories...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and digressive form and its dense, intertextual web of allusion might defeat the reader. This article argues that, despite its difficulty, the novel deserves a wider readership than it has received so far outside Germany. For those who see the fall of the Berlin Wall as the epoch-making event of the last quarter...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 467–469.
Published: 01 November 2021
... with its ethics. In so doing, she blurs the line between religious and secular, writing, “In their intertextuality with the Qur'an and Islamic philosophy, the novels in this study disrupt the bifurcation of secular and religious discourses” (3). Deconstructing these Arabs’ writing practices, she reveals...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 151–168.
Published: 01 November 2002
...) that are also privileged in postmodern literary and cultural theories, including: generic instability, narra- tive discontinuity and irresolution, intertextual parody, and textual self- reflexivity. But the existence of such stylistic overlaps does not lead these critics to view African American...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 84–102.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of authorial self-construction has been crucial to a great deal of recent DeCordova is one of a number of scholars who have written about the intertextual nature of film celebrity. Miriam Hansen writes that "the star is defined by his or her existence outside of individual films...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., consciousness, and literary meaning through readings of Joyce. More recently, Derek Attridge, Jacques Aubert, Shari Benstock, Murray McArthur, Christine van Boheemen- Saaf, and Jean-Michel Rabate have all contributed indispensable commentaries on Joyce and Derrida's intertextual relations. However...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that they produced in 1936, Coolie and Rickshaw , reveal a mutual commitment to politicizing the English canon, weaving intertextual references to Daniel Defoe, Charles Dickens, and Rudyard Kipling into their respective journeys of dispossessed migrant protagonists. While both novels explore prescient regional...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 471–474.
Published: 01 November 2019
... experimentalism. What is equally valuable in Gaedtke's approach is his intertextual treatment of contemporary memoirs of mental illness, such as Daniel Paul Schreber's Memoirs of My Nervous Illness (1903) and Marguerite Sechehaye's transcription of an anonymous young woman's psychic dysfunction...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that is already familiar and that demands more of us in the way of critical attention as opposed, that is, to providing an opportunity for celebration. Hypertext is already everywhere. Intertextuality is immediately, literally, and mechanistically engaged with every act of contemporary inscription and reading. We...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 375–378.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., it is inflected by and expressed within a heavily marketized inter- national economy of both human rights and ‘world’ literature” (274). If the novelistic conception of the human personality as socially intertextual is not news to us in literary studies, the grimly Althusserian conception of the category...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... Instead of noting its intertextuality with Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, tillet | the circle of return 133 Greene spends a great deal of time exploring Reed’s confrontation with white male writers like Edgar Allan Poe and the New...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 319–322.
Published: 01 August 2023
... in the eighteenth-century literary field: the similarity of themes and narratives, the repetition of intertextual references, and a clear distancing from writing by men. The conversation circle as practiced by women was not only the locus for the learning of modern languages, especially French, but also the “medium...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 May 2007
... or near-adults, and written in English by someone born in or a permanent resident of Nigeria" (522). Eileen Julien, in contrast, defines the "African novel" not by local writers but by global readers, as "a particular type of narrative char- acterized by its intertextuality with hegemonic...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 May 2020
... upon collaborations between the agencies of author and audience, or as he puts it in the fourth principle of the rhetorical poetics he constructs in the Introduction, how the “feedback loop among authorial agency, textual phenomena (including intertextual relations), and reader response” (6) operates...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 148–151.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Joseph Blotner’s massively detailed, foundational Faulkner: A Biography (in both its one- and two-volume versions), David Minter’s evocatively intertextual tracing of the arc of Faulkner’s career in William Faulkner: His Life and Work, Joel Williamson’s deep historical contextualizing of Faulkner’s...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
... formation. Throughout the book, Levy-Hussen helps us see refreshing intertextuality between canonical works—as in, “Wild is the literary resuscitation of Beloved's exorcised ghost” (37)—and between the canonical and noncanonical—as in the entirety of this chapter. Focusing on “anti-historical black fiction...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 November 2014
... writing’’ (21). I take well her point that African American literature does not emerge or exist in a vacuum, that the cultural production of the dominant and the marginalized should be treated intertextually. I’m not sure, though, that reading, thinking, and theorizing intertex- tually are quite...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2002
... might be called the ethnographic compulsion in the framing of African lit- erature is by posing it as writing that competes with other writings, literary and otherwise. Looked at this way, Achebe is heir to and in intertextual dialogue with the legacy of native missionaries. Where Crowther...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2020
...’ of socialist East Germany” (166). Hilbig's reliance on metaleptic effects and his obvious intertextual references to Joyce and Dostoevsky as well as his own aesthetic reflections make his work perhaps the most powerful example of what Buchholz means by “the literature of private anarchy.” In the transformation...