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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and Literature” (3). By supporting a more generous understanding of allegory that expands the interpretational potential of a text rather than limiting it to a reductive coupling of a tenor and its vehicle, Andrade's work is an argument for developing a “political literacy” (23) of works that have been...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 297–301.
Published: 01 August 2013
... . The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2004 . Reviews Serial Literacy SARAH WINTER, The Pleasures of Memory: Learning to Read with Charles Dickens (New York: Fordham UP, 2011), pp. 455, cloth...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 453–456.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Jonathan Elmer Rasmussen Birgit Brander , Queequeg's Coffin: Indigenous Literacies and Early American Literature . ( Durham : Duke UP , 2012 ), pp. 207 , paper, $23.95 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Work Cited Cohen Matt . The Networked...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 November 2009
... juxtaposes a mother's oral storytelling with a son reading the first page in his Igbo primer, the first book ever to enter the family compound. The novel narrates the coming of literacy to Igboland by focusing on three quite different images: the python in a box as an image for the book...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2017
... make familiar assumptions about the novel (that it thematizes the mundane world; that its rise is associated with middle-class literacy and, increasingly, with mass literacy), which we want not so much to question as to explore in greater depth and in their relation to each other. Thus we pose a set...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
... traction, arguments such as Fredric Jameson's about the third-world novel must consider the novel more concretely in relation to literacy and publication structures. Franco Moretti's collaborative Il romanzo begins to organize an apparatus of knowledge that might ground new theories in dialogue with media...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
... to the other—indeed, how each can turn into the other. In recycling anachronistic forms like romance, novels do not simply supersede them but rather offer tools of a literacy adequate to a history much longer and more active than historicism tends to allow. The puzzles of reading staged by the scene of Master...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
... for “the Black Box,” the perfect elevator. The novel announces its participation in the tradition of African American literature by performing numerous standard tropes; it responds to the call of antebellum slave narratives by linking literacy and freedom and addresses topics such as double consciousness...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 27–29.
Published: 01 May 2012
... with the professorially supervised activities of college students. Our quite diverse reasons for reading novels should be recognized as well as the well-documented social and historical effects of literacy, the subject-variable effects of reading, and the fact that the psychological and social effects of reading (novels...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 304–307.
Published: 01 August 2015
... throughout the eighteenth century “authorize an array of literacies as pragmatic and urbane” (5). By identifying how elite masculinity was reoriented around particular modes of learning, reading, and understanding—especially the emergent trope of “knowledge of the world”—this history of the gentleman...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 May 2000
... nationalizations, the third type of tropicalization, Aravamudan focuses on the imbrication of agency, literacy, and nation, arguing that today, "the nation is the subject of literary history, a bildungsroman whose moves are plotted over a millennium from Old English epic to a postcolonial Anglophone...
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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 (2007) 40 (1-2): 193–196.
Published: 01 August 2007
...JIM EGAN MARTIN BRÜCKNER, The Geographic Revolution in Early America: Maps, Literacy, and National Identity (Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2006), pp. 296, cloth, $49.95, paper, $22.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Geography Lessons MAR...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 46–68.
Published: 01 May 2001
... the culmination of a series of transformations that each heroine undergoes before achieving social mobility. Literacy and Portable Domesticity The extent to which Clara Morison is transformed by her experience in Australia is evident late in the novel when she contemplates returning...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 297–301.
Published: 01 August 2011
... been most useful in studying the literature of large-scale historical shifts from oral cultures to literacy,” especially “ancient Greek literature and medieval literature” (2)—to a scrutiny of the modern genre of the novel: from Austin’s Pride and Prejudice and Shelley’s Frankenstein in the early...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 354–381.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and Postcolonialism in Canadian Fiction . Montreal : McGill-Queen's UP , 1998 . Verrette Michel Lamonde Yvan . “Literacy and Print Culture.” History of the Book in Canada . Vol. 2 . Ed. Lamonde Yvan Lockhard Fleming Patricia Black Fiona A. . Toronto : U of Toronto P , 2005 . 451...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 May 2010
... epoch: it increased the speed, regularity, and geographic reach of communication; it facilitated the development of new public infrastructure and a uniform system of addresses; it enabled the development of new genres of writing, new forms of literacy, new forms of entertainment, shifts...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 1999
... that suggest unbounded seriality, but once the hyphen attaching nation to state is established, cultural and demographic borders inexorably tighten. Going in a different direction from that of the emphasis on literacy within modernity, Gayatri Spivak has suggested that a fixation on the Western form...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 335–361.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., a British Crown Colony in southern Africa. European Christian missionaries were a crucial vector of literacy in nineteenth-century Africa: they brought printing presses and agricultural implements, set up mission stations, and used early converts as native informants to help translate and disseminate...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
... ), and Brantlinger argues that it produces a “simulacrum of face-to-face dialogue” as a defensive response to “social anxiety” over mass literacy ( 15 ). More recently, however, Nicholas Dames's work on nineteenth-century novel theory has posited that the “solitary reader” resided “at the very heart of modern social...