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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 May 2009
... article focuses on literary portraiture in the Jesus novel, a genre of historical fiction that emerged independently in different national literatures from the 1830s onward alongside several parallel developments, including the secularization of biblical scholarship, the rediscovery of early Christian...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 330–335.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jani Scandura MARTIN BRÜCKNER and HSUAN L. HSU, EDS., American Literary Geographies: Spatial Practice and Cultural Production 1500–1900 (Newark: U of Delaware P, 2007), pp. 367, cloth, $65.00. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Brückner , Martin . The Geographic...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
... to Native American fiction, alongside his claim that a certain form of affective fallacy is at play within Native American literary criticism, Treuer seems relatively disinterested in real-world situations or contexts. In response, the essay examines his particular emphasis on “artistry” and “style...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... and trans. Wolff Kurt H. . New York : Free Press , 1950 . Reviews Reading Culture through a Literary Lens cynthia tolentino, America’s Experts: Race and the Fictions of Sociology (Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2009), pp. 200...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
...David Chioni Moore Full-Spectrum Global Literary Studies PAUL JAY, Global Matters: The Transnational Turn in Literary Studies (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2010), pp. 248, cloth, $65.00, paper, $19.95. The world has been globalizing—that is to say, stitching itself together ever...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 506–511.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Thom Dancer Literary Merit, Authenticity, and the Contemporary Canon NICK TURNER, Post-War British Women Novelists and the Canon (New York: Continuum, 2010), pp. 202, cloth, $110.00, paper, $44.95. Nick Turner’s interest in the canon might seem, at first, somewhat belated. “We might...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 453–456.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Wilderness: Communicating in Early New England . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 2010 . Reviews Literary and/as Literacy Studies BIRGIT BRANDER RASMUSSEN, Queequeg’s Coffin: Indigenous Literacies and Early American Litera­ ture (Durham...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Monica F. Cohen This essay seeks to situate Anthony Trollope's short 1866 novel Nina Balatka in the context of the market conditions that characterized Victorian literary entertainment. These market conditions, which included a proliferating number of reprinting vehicles, accommodated copying...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Mitchell Trust's accusation of copyright infringement took advantage of the fair use doctrine in US copyright law, which protects the literary communication of free, political speech. While Houghton Mifflin was ultimately successful—insofar as it won a favorable verdict from a court of appeals, settled out...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., The Intuitionist reveals verticality to be “a risky enterprise.” “Verticality Is Such a Risky Enterprise”: The Literary and Paraliterary Antecedents of Colson Whitehead’s The Intuitionist Jeffrey Allen Tucker For African American writers in particular, the turn toward the...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 221–237.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Clemens Spahr As closely as the issues of representation, ethics, and politics were connected in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the scholarly debate over its literary representations soon shifted to questions of trauma and commemoration, a shift in emphasis that often displaced concerns with the...
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Novel (1 May 2001) 35 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 May 2001
...PAUL GILES JOHN CARLOS ROWE, Literary Culture and U.S. Imperialism: From the Revolution to World War II (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), pp. 377, cloth, $55.00, paper, $19.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2001 2001 Imperial Literary Culture JOHN CARLOS...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 August 2015
... constraining narrative frames that have limited the reception of African novels written by women. A transformative intervention in African literary historiography, this trailblazing study simultaneously attends to the political dimension of novels, which Andrade illuminates in the tension between feminist and...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 354–381.
Published: 01 November 2011
... it was recovered, published in book form, and lauded as an original and meritorious text. One year later, a front-page article in the weekly Le nationaliste (Montreal, 1904–24) revealed that Le manoir mystérieux was a plagiarism of Sir Walter Scott's Kenilworth (1821). Since then, few literary...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Peter D. McDonald When J. Hilllis Miller first coined the phrase “the ethics of reading” in the mid-1980s, it constituted a decisive intervention in the overheated debates about the merits of deconstruction, inaugurating the so-called ethical turn within Anglo-American literary studies. Yet it also...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 400–409.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Rosemary Marangoly George This essay argues that tracking Kamala Markandaya's literary career enables us to see, in retrospect, some of the blind spots of the postcolonial literary critical frame within which we have situated novels produced by third-world writers in the twentieth century...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 112–122.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Melissa Hardie Across three women's films, the status of the literary novel in the midst of changing media environments is melodramatically plotted through the figure of “old acquaintance.” Vincent Sherman's 1943 Old Acquaintance pits the meager output of celebrated writer Katherine “Kit” Marlowe...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 446–464.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Ryan Canlas This essay reads Jean-Paul Sartre's notion of literary “engagement” alongside Hannah Arendt's writings on literature as a way of establishing the importance that both writers accord to the practice of reading literature as a form of aesthetic judgment. By paying particular attention to...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 August 2015
... article also poses the question of what it would mean to approach literary artifacts as forms of language-in-use similar to talk, finding inspiration in Proust's Recherche for elaborating an answer to that question. Attention to nonsemantic, pragmatic, indexical features of talk (habits of pronunciation...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... noted the significance for the novel, for American letters, and for literary and critical studies, even as black women writers like Morrison, Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara, Paule Marshall, and Gayl Jones—together with a rising body of black feminist scholars and critics—had been engaged in...