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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 219–235.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Joseph Lavery “ The Mikado' s Queer Realism: Law, Genre, Knowledge” offers a hermeneutic history of the Gilbert and Sullivan light opera, arguing that the now ubiquitous assertion that it is not “about Japan” became critical only in the aftermath of the Russo-Japanese War and reflected a pervasive...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Alan Tansman This essay concerns three of Japan's most famous novels and one propaganda tract, all written with pedagogical intent. Each crafted a sense of what it means to be a human being open to or closed down from the social and political world. Each was written during a critical turning point...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 258–276.
Published: 01 November 2004
...KWAI-CHEUNG LO Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Works Cited Aoki , Tamotsu . “Murakami Haruki and Contemporary Japan.” Contemporary Japan and Popular Culture . Ed. John Whittier Treat. Surrey: Curzon, 1996 . 265 –74. Brownell , Susan and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, eds...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 229–257.
Published: 01 November 2004
... . Michi [Road]. Bungei Taiwan ( June 1943 ). Ching , Leo . “Give Me Japan and Nothing Else! Postcoloniality, Identity, and the Traces of Colonialism.” The South Atlantic Quarterly , ed. Tomiko Yoda and Harry Harootunian (Fall 2000 ): 763 –88. Chô , Bunkan (Zhâng Wenhuan) . “Iyatumu...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2019
... compels the emergence of the novel. The precise cultural circumstances that generate versions of the novel in China, Spain, Japan, and England vary, of course, but they share the overarching condition of recognizing that things are changing on the ground as a result of the same expansive trade network...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 452–471.
Published: 01 November 2020
... or understand necessarily mean coexisting with what cannot be known, discovered, or recovered. 2 See Carlton et al. 1402 and Parry xvii. Richard Lloyd Parry describes the Tōhoku earthquake as “the biggest earthquake ever known to have struck Japan and the fourth most powerful in the history of seismology...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 254–271.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., as his wife, not to become one of those irrational women who are inconsolable over the loss of a "fine China Dish" or "broken Jars, Plates, Glasses, Tea-cups, and such-like brittle Substances" (222); and Sir Charles Grandison ridicules Lord G for his "gew-gaw japan-china tastef' (62...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 285–289.
Published: 01 August 2020
...: “japanned” boxes and trays, “Indian” shawls, “Oriental” hardscaping in gardens, and, above all, “china” dishware and ornaments. Zuroski emphasizes that the adjectives associated with chinoiserie meant much the same thing, regardless of the aesthetic where they originated or that they imitated, and whether...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., 1967 . 103 -10. Zwicker , Jonathan . “Japan, 1850-1900.” Moretti 509 -20. ———. “The Long Nineteenth Century of the Japanese Novel.” Moretti 553 -95. What Kind of History Does a Theory of the Novel Require? Jonathan Arac This polemic arises from...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2001
... of the European historical novel. He has taught in the US, Japan, and throughout Europe. ...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Tolstoy, Ivan Turgenev, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, and Ivan Goncharov in Russia, and Junichiro Tanizaki in Japan as examples of this deep affinity between nations and novels (334–35; see alsoImagined Communities 26–33). I gather from this and other passages that abstractions such as modernity and form...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
...-amour | war, optics, fiction 99 Daudet, Léon. La Guerre Totale. Paris: Nouvelle Librairie Nationale, 1918. Grayling, A. C. Among the Dead Cities: The History and Moral Legacy of the WWII Bombing of Civilians in Germany and Japan. New York: Walker, 2006. Hinman, Charlton...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 409–428.
Published: 01 November 2016
... no shūten .” Yuriika 42 . 15 ( 2011 ): 197 – 211 . Masao Miyoshi . Off Center: Power and Culture Relations between Japan and the United States . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 1991 . Murakami Haruki . Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage: A Novel . Trans. Gabriel...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 309–311.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., contents of collective memory. To be specific about World War 11, Torgovnick mentiom well-known events that have never ac- tually registered in Americifs image of itself: "the internment camps for Japanese and Japanese Americans; incendiary bombings of cities in Germany and Japan; the atomic...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 475–478.
Published: 01 November 2021
...; second, it reshapes our understanding of the breadth and reach of naturalist fiction. Christopher Laing Hill looks in detail at texts from France, North America, and Japan, making reference along the way to works and debates in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, the Balkans, Scandinavia...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 August 2017
... metaphysical abstractions categoriz[ing] the Fascist as the avatar of radical evil” (123). In Journey to a War , Auden and Isherwood faced a different kind of dilemma. These writers felt that, compared to England or Spain, China was fundamentally unknowable. Because of its relations with Japan and Europe...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2019
... a character with a stammer, thus “disabling English” (147). A figure like Ishiguro, who migrated from Japan to England at the age of five, is said to be “writing in a second language, though he speaks and writes English fluently, and speaks only rudimentary Japanese” (94). But more significant, “Ishiguro's...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 276–279.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... In her analysis of George Kennan's journalistic accounts of the Russo-Japanese War (1904- 051, she suggests that the optimism with which some Progressives viewed Japan's rapid and efficient modernization was laced with an anxiety over its rise as a military power. The "yellow peril" sentiments...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 2021
... falls a little short in its American-centric focus. What, for instance, would she have to say about Japan's embrace of the “robot revolution” in lieu of immigration, a tactic that is trumpeted in the face of a shrinking labor force? What would she make of the global fight for control of AI...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 343–357.
Published: 01 August 2016
... world of the late nineteenth century” (222) and consolidated “Japan” as a placeholder object for queer British men negotiating queer identities at the fin de siècle. The queerness of The Mikado 's realism resides in Orientalism's inversion of the relation between speaking and knowing that characterizes...