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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...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 19–37.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... Walcott's concept of the long emancipation underscores the prohibitions that continue to conscript Black people to plantation and settler-colonial logics, compelling them to dwell in anticipation of a freedom yet to come ( Walcott 2 ). Nwaubani and Mengestu use fiction to map how the legacies of Euro...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 360–382.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in relation to a distinctly twentieth-century context within which, as Hannah Arendt has it, human action came to be seen as more dangerous than ever before. Ishiguro's nonactors can be seen as the legacy, but also as the mutations, of this understanding in our own era and in the contemporary novel...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... There are, nonetheless, various ways in which we can make more of the political legacy of cultural studies. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 cultural studies literary criticism “Culture is ordinary.” “The popular is a field of struggle.” These are probably the critical phrases that were most...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Kate Marshall This essay makes the case for a reconsideration of Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy within the history of the modernist novel and its medial legacies by attending to the complex relationship enacted throughout the text between material forms and structures of interiority...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 November 2014
... specialized language, closed social spaces, and charismatic leadership—has its origins in antitotalitarian political science, fiction, sociology, and psychology. Mitchell and Haruki Murakami (discussed briefly) both question how this Cold War legacy has shaped our understandings of individual agency, and both...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 475–478.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Gayle Rogers Jesse Matz , Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture ( New York : Columbia UP , 2016 ), pp. 336 , cloth, $60.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 Harry Levin opened his famous essay “What Was Modernism?” (1960) with his...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 491–495.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Andrew Gaedtke James David , ed., The Legacies of Modernism: Historicizing Postwar and Contemporary Fiction . ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2012 ), pp. 300 , cloth, $115 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Works Cited Friedman Susan Stanford...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 357–360.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of individual novels, which stress a sincerity of representation and a specifically spiritual orientation that I do not always find in them; second, the evaluations of some of the major statements on contemporary fiction; third, the take on what remains one of the central questions of our time—the legacy...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 309–312.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., the Market, and the Institution of the New (Cambridge: Cam- bridge UP, 2009), pp. 210, cloth, $79.00. Part of the legacy of modernism is the enduring tension between its most famous ­dictum—​ Pound’s “make it new”—and the antithetical institutionalization of its ethos. What is new, once...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2003
... by rejecting his inheritance. Nonetheless, despite their reaction to the injustice of slavery, neither he nor Faulkner can imagine the life of black people who endured slavery and its legacy. Faulkner's novels dealing with race, and slavery, for all their genius and insight, return again and again...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
..." (219) than Castellanos or than other "more fire-eating feminists" (237) whose writing is marked by anger, defensiveness and a desire for vindication. Such anger, "the response of mauled and battered women and a legacy of patriarchy" (220), is certainly absent from Canon de alcoba and, indeed...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 149–152.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on the ostensible framework of what he calls “female networks.” I say “ostensible” because the value of Schantz’s readings does not emerge from their proof of the strong claim spelled out in his opening paragraphs, which promise to retrace “the dominant historical legacy of narrative film and the novel...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 485–488.
Published: 01 November 2021
...-era literature to invest their critical energies disproportionately in the segments of the Western literary legacy that promote democratic values as well as ideas such as the equality of persons” (1). What has been obscured from view, Wright contends, is a novelistic tradition devoted to cultivating...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, Courtney Thorsson's Women's Work stands at the cutting edge of scholarship that assesses the legacy of that movement for black women writers. Thorsson theorizes a strand of contemporary African American women's novels that “reclaim and revise cultural nationalism...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and contradictory political legacy. Cottom zones in, in his conclusion, on what he calls the core fantasy of bohemianism: that “the failure of one's resistance to economic rationality is actually a triumph over it” (272). However, this romance with loss and failure, with its overtones of Nietzschean ressentiment...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 301–326.
Published: 01 August 2012
... internal and external influences. These transformations in literary form make Turkishness contingent on various unreconciled contexts, including secular nationalism, European orientalism (or Turkology), Islamic mysticism (or Sufism), and the historical legacy of the Ottoman Empire. Pamuk uses...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 489–493.
Published: 01 November 2021
... for resonances of illness in the structural and rhetorical anatomy of works that aren't explicitly concerned with the outbreak and its physiological or psychosocial legacies. Where To the Lighthouse is concerned, Outka points out that the novel is not “really” about the pandemic but rather employs “elements...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 399–416.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . Suleri Sara . The Rhetoric of English India . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1992 . Taylor Beverly . “ Discovering New Pasts: Victorian Legacies in the Postcolonial Worlds of Jack Maggs and Mister Pip. ” Victorian Studies 52 . 1 ( 2009 ): 95 – 105 . Thorne Christian...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 410–429.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and reproductive legacy, the novel's realist innovations come to resemble scenario-based exercises in sustaining familiar forms of the self through the Anthropocene's meteorological and existential bad weather. Ben may view reality as vital and open in the valley of two life-threatening storms, but the novel's...