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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 304-310.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lois Cucullu Following Bourdieu's lead in The Logic of Practice that “[t]he body believes in what it plays at,” this essay argues that novels help condition women to the new temporality of the late modern period, that of modern sleeplessness and overblown desire. In the same fin de siècle decade...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 97-111.
Published: 01 May 2017
... novels’ recourse to the any , some , every , or no things of the quotidian, Green explores the potential difference, remarkable sameness, and fuzzy difficulty of late modernist style. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Henry Green late modernism boredom banality twentieth-century...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 77-96.
Published: 01 May 2017
... culture inhering in the habits and ceremonies of everyday life. By focusing on the rhythms of communal existence rather than the inner life of their protagonists, these wartime novels exemplify the “outward turn” that Thomas S. Davis and others identify as characteristic of late modernism. Copyright...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 208-223.
Published: 01 August 2015
... deadly periods of mass starvation in modern history. From 1876 to 1900, between 31 and 61 million people died of famine in the developing world, with roughly 10 million dying in India alone in the late 1870s. Such famines were not, as many colonial administrators at the time believed, the adverse...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 424-443.
Published: 01 November 2011
...George Micajah Phillips This essay challenges the critical commonplace that modernism's response to imperialism and metropolitan culture can be best explained in terms of irony alone by arguing that curiosity works as modernist irony's shadow dialectic. Writing during London's era of colonial...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 343-349.
Published: 01 August 2010
... new “analytic category” (3). We can now add Entin’s sensational modernism to an ever-expanding list (ethnic modernism, vernacular modernism, New Deal modernism, pulp modernism, pervert modernism, pop modernism, geomodernisms, late modernism) produced over the last decade or so as part of...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 365-366.
Published: 01 November 2004
... quoting Deborah Jacobs's essay, "Feminist Criticism/Cultural Studies/Modernist Texts: A Manifesto for the '90s," which is included in Lisa Rado's 1994 collection~RereadingModernism: New Directions in Femi- nist Criticism). This re-mapping of modernism undertaken by a plethora of late twentieth...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 132-139.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Collected Essays . Vol. 2 . New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1967 . 162 –81. ———. To the Lighthouse . 1927. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973 . Remembering the Pleasant Bits: Nostalgia and the Legacies of Modernism Randall Stevenson On 23 August 1914, at the battle of...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 327-329.
Published: 01 November 2002
...ALEXANDER BAIN JESSICA BERMAN, Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism, and the Politics of Community (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp. 242 + x, cloth, $59.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Cosmopolitics of Modernism JESSICA BERMAN, Modernist...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 360-362.
Published: 01 November 2004
...MEG ALBRINCK VINCENT SHERRY, The Great War and the Language of Modernism (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2003), pp. 395, cloth, $45.00, paper, $24.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 War and Modernism VINCENT SHERRY, The Great War and the Language of Modernism...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 207-226.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Michael Davidson This essay investigates the idea of biofuturity within modernism, focusing specifically on the figure of male maternity in Djuna Barnes's Nightwood . Although the figure of the pregnant male occurs in ancient and classical literature, it surfaces significantly in modernist works...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 56-76.
Published: 01 May 2017
... well as the promise involved in turning one's readers simultaneously into participants and critical witnesses to one's story. Cather's distinctive form of modernism hinges on the way that she postulates a dichotomy between the world of aesthetic dreaming and the world of hard facts—then asserts...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 484-488.
Published: 01 November 2019
... has still written a commanding study of modernism that significantly expands our sense how it emerges and why it compels. His book demonstrates a deep commitment to a whole world of lesser-known and esoteric projects spanning the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, with a focus on the...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 517-520.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Max Brzezinski CERASULO THOMAS , Authors Out Here: Fitzgerald, West, Parker, and Schulberg in Hollywood ( Columbia : U of South Carolina P , 2010 ), pp. 216 , cloth, $29.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Modernism in Hollywood...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 479-483.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and photography, In and Out of Sight weaves a complex argument concerning what the author calls “the gendered and racialized logics of inclusion and exclusion that continue to define the limits of modernist literature” (5). The book's aim, in this sense, is to open up the visual aspects of modernism...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 86-108.
Published: 01 May 2009
... authorized conception of Irish identity appropriate for citizenship attempts to harness the erratic specificity of the past for the purposes of the contemporary state. The problem of doing so in a language that lacks the very terminology through which the modern nation-state articu- lates itself has...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 264-278.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Possibilities of Transformation within the Capitalist World Economy.” African Studies Review 17 ( 1974 ): 1 –26. Afkican Literature, Modernism, and the Problem ofPolitica1 Subjectivity NICHOLAS BROWN What does it mean to talk about the politics of form? In...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 116-132.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of pre-Freudian psychology for the begin- nings of literary modernism” (2). As Ryan and others demonstrate, the introspec- tive and associative techniques we associate with modernism and psychoanalysis can actually be traced back to the empiricist psychology of the late nineteenth century...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 323-343.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Paul Stasi This essay takes up the relationship between modernism and postcolonialism through a comparison of Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim and Amitav Ghosh's Sea of Poppies . What Conrad understands as a crisis in narrative form is, I argue, a function of his understanding of history as the absolute...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 284-303.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Victoria Googasian Abstract J. M. Coetzee's late fictions display a recurrent fascination with attitudes of faith and belief. This preoccupation has been read sometimes as an effort to reinvigorate the novel's engagement with materiality and embodied life, other times as an elegy to the waning...