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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 244–263.
Published: 01 November 2008
... . Local Narrative Form and Constructions of the Arabic Novel MOHAMED-SALAH OMRI In 1980, the Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfuz, already at the peak of his career and world fame, reviewed his trajectory as novelist with characteristic humility and sweep but not...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Brazilian literature and culture. Sooner or later these readings should compete and clash. To what extent are they incompatible? Machado himself was aware of the problem and dramatized its ironies, outlining unexpected perspectives. Former Colonies: Local or Universal? Roberto Schwarz The...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 97–117.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Revolutionary Atlantic . Boston: Beacon, 2000 . Menefee , Samuel Pyeatt . Wives for Sale: An Ethnographic Study of British Popular Divorce . New York: St. Martin’s, 1981 . Mignolo , Walter . Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges and Border Thinking . Princeton...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 231–238.
Published: 01 August 2009
... literature; I tease out its approach to “the world” by exploring it alongside a recent novel representing one of the local worlds with which Glissant is most concerned. I focus on Edward P. Jones's depiction of a slave plantation in Virginia in 1855 in The Known World (2003). Reading this novel in light of...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... experimentation drawn from a global cultural palette while exploring domestic or local themes. Like their Egyptian literary forerunners, these young writers addressed social and political questions, but both the urban and the geopolitical context within which they worked had altered dramatically as a result of...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... localized in hall ways that behave like characters. The factory tools and architectural spaces populating An American Tragedy , each rendered as a form of mediation, reveal Dreiser's text to hold a more important place in the formal history of the novel and of the novel's relationship to media than it has...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
... pleasure, perhaps even for real. The claim of the novel to be an index of historicity rests on the genre's ability to stage the irreducible interplay of divergent scales of history, the long time of romance, and the local time of realism. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Appiah , Kwame...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 2011
... it important whether they are reality or fiction. They inhabit the local in an everyday reality to ‘fabricate present,’ and that is precisely their sole meaning” (my translation). Whatever we may consider to be the future of the novel, it must be understood in the context of this de...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 August 2006
... late-twentieth-century liter- ary critics swayed by his anthropological concept of culturesJ' (74). Evans carries the dif- fusionists' interest in texts as detachable objects to his study of Sarah Orne Jewett's local color writing. NOVEL I SPRING 2006 This argument is two...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 August 2011
... works such as The Inoperative Community (1986). From Nancy’s account of community formation through mondialisation, or world creation that “originates and stays rooted in the specific, unassimilable singularities of the local” (24), Schoene derives a model of “cosmopolitan narration.” Cosmopolitan...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
... happens to Irving's Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon when revised and republished with John Murray's house. One might expect a more cosmopolitan version of the American text, diminishing its local frames of reference for the verbal currency of a better-educated European public. But the transatlantic...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... generation of postcolonial writing toward what one might call “vernacular anglophone realism.” The term vernacular realism was first used by Subramaniam Shankar to denote “a realism aspiring to reproduce the local in all its specificity and drawing substantially, though not exclusively, from vernacular...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 273–275.
Published: 01 August 2006
... natural equivalent: all those fragments shored against ruins. For Britain, as Esty points out, a further slip elided the very idea of nation: there seaTled to be a "short circuit from the local to the imperial, from cozy shire to red-mapped planet" in the ideological link between pastoral...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2005
... that its own has purportedly superseded, the once-upon-a-time of bygone social modes centered on the lyrical, impassioned, localized, embodied human voice of the face-to-face interlocutor, the shaman, the storyteller. A subplot of Kreilkamp's book, reminiscent of Jerome McGann's Romantic...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 August 2010
... uses of imitation and parody, the determination of what is describable or worthy of description, the novel’s status as a cause or an effect of national culture, the processes and political contexts of knowing and recognizing”—makes fiction a vehicle for emboldening readers to question local con...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 62–85.
Published: 01 May 2009
... UP, 1995 . 11 -21. Finer , Herman . English Local Government . London: Methuen, 1946 . Goode , John . Thomas Hardy: The Offensive Truth . New York: Blackwell, 1988 . Goodlad , Lauren . “ ‘A Middle Class Cut into Two’: Historiography and Victorian National Character...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 517–520.
Published: 01 November 2011
... local revaluations, Cerasulo writes against what he perceives to be a literary critical bias toward “high-art” novels by authors adopting poses of aesthetic autonomy (for which Fitzgerald and The Great Gatsby are the paradigm) and in favor of for-profit films, scripts, stories, and novels that...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 May 2005
... qccounts of Thugee and India produced by Sleeman himself. The net effect was the creation of a figure of English policing-rational, methodical, fair-minded, attuned to local informants-that would be available to Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins when they came to produce their great novels of...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 May 2019
... political and theoretical framework that seems most suitable to the study of that region. Both the production and the reception, whether local or metropolitan, of Israeli and Palestinian literatures underscore the centrality of the question of the nation to these literatures. Yet from the mid-1990s on—after...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 524–530.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and is shaped by experts in their administration of populations. Fiction’s collaboration with political science takes shape as a counter discourse. Where social science privileges quantitative data, literature counters with the qual- ity of local knowledge. A good recent example is Chimamanda...