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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 542-545.
Published: 01 November 2016
... between characters and real-world people? John Frow's Character and Person confronts these and other queries about character with remarkable lucidity. The book is an ambitious, sprawling, and learned study that synthesizes an enormous amount of literature, film, criticism, and aesthetic theory into a...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 288-290.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Krupa Shandilya Mufti Aamir , Forget English! Orientalisms and World Literatures ( Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2016 ), pp. 304, cloth, $35.00 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 In recent years, the field of comparative literature has seen the emergence of a new...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 329-337.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jonathan Arac Examining changes in the study of the novel since Novel began publication in 1967, this essay focuses on the current importance of world literature as a topic for debate and exploration and suggests that complex relationships with the study of postcolonial literature have helped to...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 338-350.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nancy Armstrong; Warren Montag Armstrong and Montag offer a suspicious reading of the posttheoretical attempt to confine literature to the “surface” of the singular text. They suggest that there's a reason why this effort to redefine the way we read literature coincides with a number of major...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 216-239.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Youth . London: Secker, 2002 . Coetzee , J. M. Vers l’âge d’homme . [French translation of Youth] Trans. Catherine Lauga Du Plessis. Paris: Seuil, 2003 . Damrosch , David . What is World Literature? Princeton: Princeton UP, 2003 . Gikandi , Simon . “Globalization and...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 305-308.
Published: 01 November 2007
...MICHAEL DAVIDSON WAI CHEE DIMOCK, Through Other Continents: American Literature Across Deep Time (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2006), pp. 264, cloth, $35.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Reviews The Longue fhrrde of U.S. Literature...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 231-238.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Carolyn Vellenga Berman What is the “world” in “world literature”? In publishing, as in literary criticism, this term often applies to the leftovers of the international literary market: works not drawn from the major national publishing markets. It signifies, in effect, “the rest of the world” or...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 284-289.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., James Weldon Johnson, and Bret Harte. These literary consuls prompt us to think in new ways about the relation between literature and the state—and also about the various forms that national identification can take. Focusing in particular on the case of Nathaniel Hawthorne, I argue that it was while...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 482-489.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Frank , Andre Gunder . Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Latin America . New York: Monthly Review, 1969 . Lukács , Georg . The Historical Novel . Trans. Hannah Mitchell and Stanley Mitchell. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1962 . Moretti , Franco . “Conjectures on World Literature...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 189-196.
Published: 01 May 2010
... run counter not only to assumptions that are commonly made in the practice of political criticism of literature, but also to basic features of our ordinary engagement with fictional discourses. The essay then examines the controversy surrounding Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses , a controversy that...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 43-56.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ban Wang During his tenure in the Lu Xun Academy in Yan'an, the center of the Chinese Revolution, the novelist Zhou Libo ran a seminar on world literature. While teaching masterpieces of European novelists, Zhou developed a theory of the novel that inherited themes of liberal humanism and...
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Novel (2000) 34 (1): 136-142.
Published: 01 May 2000
...JOSEPH ENTIN MICHAEL SZALAY, New Deal Modernism: American Literature and the Invention of the Welfare State (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2000), pp. 343, cloth, $59.95, paper, $18.95. SEAN MCCANN, Gumshoe America: Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction and the Rise and Fall of New Deal...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 5-23.
Published: 01 May 2001
... . Dislocating Literature: The Novel and the ~yetnaGreen Romance, LISA O'CONNELL Historians and theorists of the novel have rarely, if ever, noted that the genre's spiritual home, at least in the minds of late eighteenth-century British conserva- tive cultural commentators...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 3-5.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Carlos J. Alonso © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Ludmer Josefina . “Literaturas postautónomas.” < http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ciberletras/v17/ludmer.htm > (accessed 4 Mar. 2011) . Moretti Franco . “Conjectures on World Literature...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 305-308.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Rachel Adams BENTLEY NANCY , Frantic Panoramas: American Literature and Mass Culture, 1870–1920 ( Philadelphia : U of Pennsylvania P , 2009 ), pp. 376 , cloth, $59.95 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press American Literature in the Age of Mass Culture...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 332-335.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Patrick Mullen GOLDMAN JONATHAN , Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity ( Austin : U of Texas P , 2011 ), pp. 204 , cloth, $55.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Work Cited Boone Joseph A. Vickers Nancy J. . “Introduction: Celebrity Rites...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 496-500.
Published: 01 November 2013
... History: American Fiction in the 1990s . Iowa City : U of Iowa P , 2009 . Jameson Fredric . The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act . Ithaca : Cornell UP , 1981 . Medovoi Leerom . “Terminal Crisis? From the Worlding of American Literature to World-System...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 485-488.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the Americas Have a Common History? A Critique of the Bolton Theory . New York : Knopf , 1964 . Pérez Firmat Gustavo . Do the Americas Have a Common Literature? Durham : Duke UP , 1990 . After History: Toward a Common Literature of the Americas maria del pilar blanco...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 205-208.
Published: 01 August 2004
...ALEX J. DICK GORDON BIGELOW, Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003), pp. 242, $65.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Literature or Economics? GORDON BIGELOW, Fiction, Famine, and the...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 322-338.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Lily Saint Abstract This essay challenges recent theories of world literature that argue that the global anglophone novel, in particular, instantiates empathic, ethical connection across and beyond nation-states. Taking cues from Teju Cole's Open City , it understands the urge to connect as a...