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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 August 2016
... addressed doubt and chose to know its reality. “Worlding” literary forms of knowing with legal/philosophical ones, through a reading of Anthony Trollope's Is He Popenjoy? (1878), I argue that realism knows by deciding to know . A focus on the presumptions—most prominently the presumption of legitimacy—that...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 280–283.
Published: 01 August 2006
...MARIA DIBATTISTA PHILIP WEINSTEIN, Unknowing: The Work of Modernist Fiction (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2005), pp. 324, cloth, $54.95, paper, $21.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Dare Not to Know PHILIP WEINSTEIN, Unknowitlg: The Work of Modernist Fiction...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 402–420.
Published: 01 November 2006
... . Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1996 . The Knowing Book: Authors, It-Narratives, and Objectification in the Eighteenth Century CHRISTINA LUPTON The technology of recent decades has produced a multitude of objects that quite literally respond to...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Armstrong, the Factory Boy . London: Henry Colburn, 1840 . Wallins , Roger P. “Victorian Periodicals and the Emerging Social Conscience.” Victorian Periodicals Newsletter 8 June 1975 : 47 –59. Knowing Too Much and Never Enough: Knowledge and...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... simultaneously knows to be not quite true or not quite one's own. In addition, it argues that in promoting this experience, Wilde is explicitly critiquing a model of belief popularized by Cardinal Newman in his 1870 An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent . There, Newman claims that one knows when one's beliefs...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Mikhail Bakhtin's exploration of the “destruction of the idyll” in the novel, I consider how Jones's work imagines a relationship between a local place (a “known world”) and a totality that extends beyond it. As Glissant has argued, “Not knowing this totality is not a weakness. Not wanting to know it...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 November 2010
... highly aestheticized, in fact participates in this tact at the same time that it presents readers and critics with a choice about how much they will say or consider themselves to know about the “facts” of the text they read. Thus, James's late style poses ethical problems to readers while representing...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 May 2012
...William Flesch Most philosophical accounts of the puzzle of emotional engagement with characters we know to be fictional treat our emotion as static. This essay argues that it's part of the way humans interact with each other as a social species that a highly dynamic form of noncausal willing and...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the novel. The religious goal of the novel is to console women with the belief that the men they have lost are not dead, not absent, but present. The narrative implication of a belief in which death does not mark the difference between past and present is a story that does not know what tense to tell...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 May 2013
... suggested that novelistic form belied the unknowability of mental states. To Beckett, the novel's ability to know other minds was itself fictional; the representation of character minds, he contended, should be subjected to the same psychological laws as real people. Beckett's early writings, then, ask us...
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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 May 2019) 52 (1): 23–43.
Published: 01 May 2019
... dispossesses the subjects of such discourses, this essay suggests that Frank Churchill's fluency in the language of plotting captures the double bind of power and dispossession nestled within social performance. Plotting, I argue, emerges as a form of social know-how, both encouraged and curbed by the...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... history and its knowing debt to natural theology. This borrowing included a delimited focus of attention on small objects or minute areas; the requirement to dilate at length upon such detail, finding much in the small and the quotidian; and the absolute value of close attention upon the detail, which...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... literacy, he does establish that the nonliterate world has the same potential for meaning and artistic creation and knows the same dangers of solipsism and literal reading as literacy does. I also consider several related themes: the trope of the talking book and the orthography that missionaries invented...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
...) and worlding (in making new ways of seeing, knowing, thinking, and being palpable to those worlds). After providing a brief survey of realism's critical reception and some postulates for future scholarship, this introduction lays out the arc of the special issue. realism worlding longue durée...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 506–509.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., this sentence enacts what it declares, letting readers know, in the style of narration typical of the novels to which Bad Form is devoted, that no one but a gauche innocent or a fool would question what “we” know about the invaluable role of bad form in bourgeois social life. Thus almost before...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): v.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Maryland Baltimore County. She has edited a collection of essays on knowing the Victorians, published essays on nineteenth-century British literature, and is currently completing a book on Victorian hermeneutics. JEAN MARIE LUTES teaches American literature and writing at Manhatten College in Hew...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 289–291.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the experience of others' mental states: “Dorothea feels real to us, even now, not because we feel what she does or know what she knows, but because we can experience what it feels like to think along with her—to consider her situation in light of the attitudes she can (and cannot) hold or express...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 May 2018
... than Kantian. The result of all this undoing is an evisceration of post- as a prefix with any further power—tell me something I don't know. And, in a squaring of the circle, the past has returned seemingly unscathed under any number of exotic avatars: back to structure or morphology as a way to undo...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 May 1999
... hetero- sexuality. Joyce's quixotic sexuality, by contrast, turns errancy in his two celebrated nov- els into an aesthetic virtue that effectively masks his own accountability. In Ulysses, "[elrror is a way of knowing," Lamos contends, so that the textual indeterminacy, which has driven critical...