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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2013
...David Attwell CLARKSON CARROL , J. M. Coetzee: Countervoices ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 ), pp. 224 , cloth, $89.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Fiction and the Linguistic Turn CARROL CLARKSON, J. M. Coetzee...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... audience. Vernacular anglophone realism cultivates a sense of natality without losing the author's linguistic and geopolitical security in the English language, therefore allowing the global South writer to address both Western and non-Western audiences. While this might seem like a welcome development—one...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2016
... regarding our collective destiny as a species. This article deploys a mixture of historical case studies and theoretical forays into the fields of linguistics and poetics to argue that what Roman Jakobson would have called the “expressive” and “poetic” functions of language are more important for an...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 467–485.
Published: 01 November 2016
... extreme hesitation, and clauses accumulate without clarifying, massing instead into a thick linguistic fog. Thus James's writing delivers an image of the minimalist novel not as a thing of terse flatness or truncated form but as an extravagantly intricate withdrawal from the novel's meaning-making...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
... same scarce conversational space. The stark battle lines that, during the heyday of the Edinburgh literary scene, characterized journal divisions, political ones, even questions of linguistic fidelity to the Scots dialect may well have been what taught Hogg to conceptualize fiction as a site where...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... expertise. By sympathetically rendering the linguistic peculiarities of nineteenth-century professionals, Eliot positioned herself as a social mediator who could bridge the gap between the reading public and an increasingly sophisticated division of labor, thus inaugurating a trend in the novel that has...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
... certainly is.” Exploring Jones's novel in light of Bakhtin's and Glissant's theories of linguistic diversity and literary form, I ask how, and to what effect, Jones's novel connects its known world to the unknown one that we might call “the world.” © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 The Known World in...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 May 2014
... , during the dark climax of that modernity, with democracy still very much alive; the 1936 Essence of the National Polity , a book-length propaganda essay produced by a committee of literary scholars and political hacks in the linguistic vacuum of fascist Japan; and Oe Kenzaburo's 1964 A Personal Matter...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Brian T. Edwards This essay proposes that “circulation” is a useful rubric for thinking about the twenty-first-century Egyptian novel and its relationship to democracy. In the first decade of the twenty-first century, a new generation of Cairo-based writers employed innovative forms and linguistic...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Narratography of Victorian Fiction (Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2009), pp. 268, cloth, $45.00. Garrett Stewart carries out a significant methodological experiment in this book, one that posits a defining connection between the linguistic medium of the novel and its historical and cultural force. He charts...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 November 2012
...-provoking book The Passage of Literature answers de Man’s and Said’s calls for a return to philology but gladly shows this return to be compatible with vanguard approaches to literary study. GoGwilt makes philology integral to globalizing modernism, using its dual emphasis on the linguistic and the...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 328–331.
Published: 01 August 2013
... many forms) compels recognition of the otherness of one’s own language and the linguistic nature of social difference. If Woolf has always drawn the attention of comparat- ists, she now enters into the latest debates reorienting the field around the problems and possibilities translation creates...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 269.
Published: 01 August 2006
... have been limited. He nonetheless translated Ruskin (from literal translations supplied by his mother and an English friend), and "filled his novel with English words." This latter is the result, Karlin says of Proust's own personal sensibilities His] linguistic, like his literary countenance...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 504–510.
Published: 01 November 2009
... méconnaissance—mirror image and ludically iterable linguistic ­signifier—that form the root of contemporary inhumanism, or so the story goes. The inhuman is rooted in the idea of mindless, mechanical doubling, in the logi- cal bind of a consciousness constrained to mimicry as a form of self-expression...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 224–242.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Linguistic Games in For Whom the Bell Tolls. ” Hemingway Review 10 . 1 ( 1990 ): 34 – 51 . Saint-Amour Paul K. “ Modernist Reconnaissance .” Modernism/Modernity 10 . 2 ( 2003 ): 349 – 80 . St. Pierre Scott . “ Bent Hemingway: Straightness, Sexuality, Style .” GLQ: A Journal of...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 May 2017
...–64). This sense of sexual and linguistic exile is for McCrea the very engine of modernist formal experimentation and innovation. In chapter 1, McCrea examines the fate of the Irish language in the twentieth century, arguing that the abandonment of Irish as a vernacular led to the sacralization of...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 123 tiating encounters with strangers. But in noting that these novels identify “strangeness” linguistically, rather than in any other way, she brings her own inquiry to a halt. After reading this book, I am at a loss to say what exactly makes a novel translatable or what the translator...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2006
... lecturer in colonial/postcolonia1 literature in the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. His recent publications include "Jokes Apart: Orientalism, (Post)colonial Parody, and the Moment of Laughter," Ir~ferz~eirtior~s8.2 (2006). BARRY...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 May 2021
... studies, especially when scholars avail themselves of digital tools (e.g., linguistic corpora, Google Ngrams) and literary critical practices that combine close and distant reading strategies. This method can alert us to polysemy, contestations of meaning, and semantic change over time, enabling us to...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2019
... have to make tough choices about the scale and scope of analysis as well as decisions about linguistic and geopolitical breadth. Given Walkowitz's admirable coverage of numerous writers and topics, the task of extending these insights to other writers—ranging from Kamel Daoud to Jennifer Makumbi, Han...