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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 216–222.
Published: 01 August 2009
... temporality of jazz or, more specifically, between prolepsis and parabasis. My essay looks at Paul de Man's and Georg Lukács's assertions that the novel is an essentially proleptic form and argues that the specific form of prolepsis it brings with it from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries is out of...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... Productive Postmodernism: Consuming Histories and Cultural Studies . Albany: SUNY P, 2002 . Gates , Henry Louis Jr. “Review of Morrison’s Jazz.” Toni Morrison: Critical Perspectives Past and Present . Ed. Henry Louis Gates Jr. and K. Anthony Appiah. New York: Amistad, 1993 : 53 –55. Gioia...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: Woolf, History, and the Novel 196 rita barnard Fictions of the Global 207 bruce barnhart Prolepsis and Parabasis: Jazz and the Novel 216 nancy bentley Du Bois, Kinlessness, and the Catachrestic...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 151–168.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Unsworth. New York: Oxford UP, 1993 . 297 –324. Reed , Ishmael . Flight to Canada . New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976 . Reed , Ishmael . Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down . New York: Doubleday, 1969 . Werner , Craig Hansen . Playing the Changes: From Afro-Modernism to the Jazz...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Down Moses . New York: Vintage, 1990 . 180 –315. ———. “The Old People.” Go Down Moses . New York: Vintage, 1990 . 155 –180. Fitzgerald , F. Scott . “Appendix.” Jazz Age Stories . New York: Penguin, 1998 . 413 –17. ———. “The Diamond as Big as the Ritz.” Jazz Age Stories...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 319–323.
Published: 01 November 2002
... the cul- tural work done by The Black Book in the best reading of it I know, and she elaborates fur- ther on how Morrison made use of its material by incorporating historical fragments into her trilogy, Beloved, Jazz, and Paradise, to reverse the amnesia of black as well as white culture in...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 313–315.
Published: 01 November 2002
... most recent books, produced by a mow secure, "authorized" Toni Morrison. Here, Harriet Beecher Stowe figures as the intertext for Beloved, while Jazz and Paradise revise themes and figures from Morrison's REVIEW I POSTMODERN MORRISON own early fiction: the...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 324–326.
Published: 01 November 2002
... proposes that "instead of the anticipated spectacle of colo- nized display (on view in her theater shows)" Baker's spontaneous synthesis of irnpm- vised jazz and acrobatic dancing constituted "a performance of modern culture in black terms" (36). Not surprisingly, in a collection that often centers...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 281–306.
Published: 01 November 2000
... York: Verso, 1987 . Morrison , Toni . Jazz . New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992 . Poe , Edgar Allan . The Complete Tales and Poems . Ed. Hervey Allen. New York: Modern Library, 1938 . Rushdie , Salman . Shame . New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983 . Toer , Pramoedya...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... women writers black feminist criticism Toni Morrison, the author of Song of Solomon, Beloved, Jazz and other lyrically narrated novels of black American life, has won the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. — New York Times , October 8, 1993 Praising her as “a literary artist of the first...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 May 2019
... proceeds to dismantle prohibitive reading. She seeks “neither to discipline nor to cure” but rather to chart a way out of the therapeutic versus prohibitive binary, and for her, trauma theory offers one pathway (24). Through close readings of Morrison's Beloved and Jazz and Kenan's Visitation of...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... bildungsroman gives way to a collective subject shaped by such institutions of modernity as cross-border labor, commerce, and culture. Banjo' s description of jazz yields a rich account of the “desire of the vagabond subject,” a desire “without limit and without achievement” in contrast to the bourgeois...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2003
... does not wholly compmmise or negate their sense of self." In his final chapter, "Figures in Blood: Closed Communities and Free Markets," Dussere explores the relationship among race, identity, community, and the marketplace in Light in August, Jazz, and Paradise. In these novels, the central...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 312–315.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the release of The Jazz Singer shows Davidson behind a movie camera telling a blacked-up Baldwin: "Don't forget the tear in your voice, Al The Mosley error also sent ~lpoff to read Stephen Dorril's compelling historical ac- count Blackshirt: Sir Oswald Mosley and British Fascism...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 May 2013
... century’s] fixation on the sensuality and expressive physicality of music” (158). This chapter, which proceeds from Ellison’s strained relations with his upstairs neighbor to the racially charged history of the gramophone and then on to an analysis of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Jazz Age” fiction, is a...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 November 2015
... aesthetic that characterizes YHCHI's oeuvre: words flash upon a screen, set to a jazz soundtrack, with simple, consistent typography and few colors. Pressman reads this flashing as an adaptation of Pound's “super-position” technique, the Vorticist equivalent of cinematic montage. Dakota , then, “not only...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
... by other ethnic writers—not least the “crack in language and space” that Richard Hardack finds in Toni Morrison’s Jazz (451). For this reason Treuer’s fiction could be said to express an interest in the form of imaginative autonomy that Morrison describes as “ways to free up language from its...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 484–488.
Published: 01 November 2019
... individuals scattered across a transnational cultural landscape spanning at least three academic periods, it feels weird to call it narrow. I guess totality has its limits. A few references to jazz and ragtime only make me wonder about the other musical and stage traditions he might have traced and about all...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 258–276.
Published: 01 November 2004
... the 1990s can be traced back to his very early work, "A Slow Boat to China" (Chigoku-yukino suri bdto), whose title references Frank Loesser's jazz standard "On a Slow Boat to China." In this short story published in 1980, Murakami men- tions three Chinese people that the Japanese...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 258–280.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Contagions: Nationality, Narrative, and Communality in Tutuola, Achebe, and Reed.” Nation and Narration . Ed. Homi K. Bhabha New York: Routledge, 1990 . 231 –49. Traylor , Eleanor . “Music as Theme: The Jazz Mode in the Works of Toni Cade Bambara.” Black Women Writers (1950–1980): A Critical...