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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 216–222.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of step with the temporal imperatives of the twentieth century. Turning to the temporality of jazz form, the essay then shows how the novel reshapes its mode of prolepsis to accommodate itself to the changing temporal landscape of the twentieth century. The figure I use for the interaction between jazz...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
... curiously formulaic design offers another means by which it dramatizes the poverty of the anti-instrumental tradition in the current political landscape. Ultimately, I suggest, we may understand these dramas of immediacy, and the related interest in those suffering from human rights abuses, as a symptomatic...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 November 2009
... to apprehend the social landscape of modernity and novelistic enough to make the failures of sociological knowledge and sensibilities one of its central dramas. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Carroll , David . “Introduction.” George Eliot: The Critical Heritage . Ed. Carroll David. New...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 263–282.
Published: 01 August 2022
... economic landscape allows her to explore sites of anti-capitalist resistance that are often dismissed by traditional Marxists (and postmodern liberals) still wedded to a rigid Hegelian dialectic. Anticipating the insights of analytical Marxists and network theorists as well as the historical trajectory...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
...-Louis David's The Death of Marat ( 1793 ) alongside Vik Muniz's Marat/Tião as depicted in the documentary film Waste Land ( 2010 ) as evidence of the epistemological continuity between the laissez-faire and neoliberal political landscapes of the eighteenth and twenty-first centuries, respectively...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... but nonetheless natural environments. Harryette Mullen's minimalist volume of poetry Urban Tumbleweed echoes Robinson's urban vision and the narrative of flânerie by which he explores the newly natural streets of large metropolises. Mullen's account of Los Angeles converges with Robinson's landscape of Mercury...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 November 2010
... , Simon . Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005 . ———. The Woodlanders . Ed. Ingham , Patricia . London: Penguin, 1998 . Helsinger , Elizabeth . Rural Scenes and National Representation, Britain 1815–1850 . Princeton: Princeton UP, 1996 . Irwin , Michael . Reading Hardy's Landscapes...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 485–488.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Anna Brickhouse del Pilar Blanco Maria , Ghost-Watching American Modernity: Haunting, Landscape, and the Hemispheric Imagination . ( Bronx : Fordham UP , 2012 ), pp. 234 , cloth, $45.00 . © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014 Duke University Press Works Cited Hanke Lewis . Do...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 479–483.
Published: 01 November 2019
... new ways to reconfigure the interaction of photography, cinema, and writing within a wider visual landscape. According to the publisher's blurb: Beeston argues that the gaps and intervals of the composite literary text model the visual syntax of photography—as well as its silences, absences...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 330–335.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Revolution in Early America: Maps, Literacy, and National Identity . Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2006 . Cosgrove , Denis E. Geography and Vision: Seeing, Imagining, and Representing the World . London: Tauris, 2008 . Duncan , James , and Nancy Duncan. Landscapes of Privilege...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and cityscape permanently changed by the Easter rising of 1916. Marcel Proust likewise altered the setting of À la recherche du temps perdu (1913–27) to emphasize how utterly the childhood landscape Marcel so fondly recalled had been obliterated by the battles of the Great War; the Guermantes...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 248–269.
Published: 01 August 2021
... in misty and cold. I had half a mind to spend it by my study fire, instead of wading through heath and mud to Wuthering Heights” (9). Here, we find how a form of Heathcliff's name, “heath,” becomes embedded in the narrative's ecology; 1 the compound heath-cliff signifies the landscape on which...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 August 2014
... that they can produce when going from ‘‘theory’’ to ‘‘practice But, at another level, one examines the way these ‘‘ideas’’ are produced, the issues they address, the materials they select, the givens they consider significant, the phrasing of their connection, the landscape they map, their way...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 104–124.
Published: 01 August 2007
..." in the distinctive regional geography of Western Pennsylvania, in "the desert tract called Norwalk and the neighboring "Solebury" (10, 19, 23). Almost all of what passes for action in the opening chapters is constituted by Huntly's pursuit of Clithero "through breaks and dells" in a landscape...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 November 2019
... “filthy, beautiful, decrepit, lively, chaotic, peaceful, and charming” ( Rickshaw Boy 290 ), Peking is presented as a landscape of contradictions, echoing historical descriptions of the former capital, in the aftermath of its partial modernization during the Republican period, as a palimpsest...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., of topographical signposts in their novels, modernists broke radically from their realist predecessors” as they made their readers feel oriented in countries, cities, seas, and landscapes when they were not (2). The “orientated disorientation” of readers is precisely the point at which we see the novel...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., but neither proves accessible or representable. In fact, it is important that Kim move toward but never fully into Central Asia, instead remaining in the plains of northern India, a geography and a landscape that the novel makes distinct from the mountainous Central Asias. The comprehension, representation...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 523–526.
Published: 01 November 2010
... consistently depicted battle-hardened protagonists who contend against adversaries in an urban landscape characterized by the unrelenting struggle for advantage. The genre’s first major authors took evident delight in envisioning that ruthless world and using it to sneer at the facade of traditional...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2012
... able, for the first time, to make distant violence palpable. These included newspapers, of course, with their columnar accounts of far-flung bloodshed, but also lyric poetry, Euro- pean weather reports, Indian landscape paintings, and novels like Persuasion. Idiosyncratic as this archive may...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 489–492.
Published: 01 November 2014
... difference, Majumdar shows how in her Burnell family stories, Mansfield unpacks the fragility of boredom experienced by settlers, ‘‘the boredom bred in the backwaters of empire’’ that the wide-open landscape of the New Zealand countryside induces (73). The chapter contains a valuable critique...