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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 244–263.
Published: 01 November 2008
... . 2 vols . Cairo: Maktabat Madbouli, 2002 . Yacine , Kateb . Nedjma . Paris: Seuil, 1956 . Young , Douglas . Rogues and Genres: Generic Transformation in the Spanish Picaresque and Arabic Maqama . Newark: de la Cuesta, 2004 . Local Narrative Form and Constructions...
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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 May 2010) 43 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
... de Martinha.” Obra completa .Vol. 3 . Rio de Janeiro: Aguilar, 1959 . 638 –39. Former Colonies: Local or Universal? Roberto Schwarz The starting point of my ongoing research was the acknowledgment of a wide dis- agreement. The international recognition of Machado de Assis’s work, which...
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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 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 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 Anthony...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 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-autonomization of the literary...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 August 2006
... 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-fold. First, Evans interestingly connects local color to folklore...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 August 2011
... (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 narration is in formal terms a...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
... 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 transformation...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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 literary and theatrical...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 273–275.
Published: 01 August 2006
... 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 nostalgia and British...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2005
... 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 Ideology thesis, holds that some iduential...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 August 2010
... 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- ventions and to...
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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
... time gaming the system to sell scripts, and Budd Schulberg (the youngest author consid- ered by Cerasulo) wrote the classic films On the Waterfront and A Face in the Crowd while also producing moderately successful short stories and novels. In arguing for such local revaluations, Cerasulo writes...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 May 2005
... 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 detection, Bleak...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 524–530.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 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 Ngozi Adichie’s 2006 novel Half of a Yellow...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 May 2019
... postcolonial studies is linked to the untimeliness of the 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...