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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to 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...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., an insistent and enforced focus on the local marks the political strategies embraced by 2020's BLM: whereas the BLM protests of 2014, for instance, centered on “Ferguson” as both geographical center and metonymic invocation, 2020's BLM protests were arguably multicentered, with the tragic extensiveness of anti...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 244–263.
Published: 01 November 2008
... . Al-A’mal al-Kamila. The Complete Works . 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...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 97–117.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of the 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 (2019) 52 (3): 347–368.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... It argues that, in the mid-1950s, these writers politicized their discourse on culture partly under the influence of Mao's “Talks at the Yan'an Forum on Literature and Art.” In particular, they translated the tension between the state and the local, which is intrinsic to Mao's “Talks,” into the dialectical...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 235–253.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Gabriel Mehlman Abstract This article focuses on Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs , the most famous example of the realist genre of local color. Published in 1898, the novel was written during the very moment of the generic collapse of local color. That collapse occurs within...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 239–244.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., for 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 (2021) 54 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and her servitude to her local justice of the peace make recourse impossible. Along with the rest of the characters, B rejects her complaint, insisting instead that it is his reputation that has been injured by Pamela's pleas and that he, not Pamela, stands in need of remedy. Their contest over harm...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 234–252.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and 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 (2006) 39 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 August 2006
...-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-fold. First, Evans...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 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 and cultural field...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and West African writers, like Marlon James and Chigozie Obioma , winner and finalist, respectively, of the 2015 Man Booker Prize. Both writers exhibit a strong tendency to voice the local for the consumption of both American and non-Western readers. They present members of a marginalized underclass...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 August 2011
... in 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 (2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
... 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 means...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 36–59.
Published: 01 May 2018
... is unique about post-1970s globalization, especially in its neoliberal aspects, is precisely the growing equivalence of cultural and daily life, on a new and never-before-seen scale, which produces an abstract (privatized) form of life that cannot be said to belong to any local culture in particular...
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Novel (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 (2019) 52 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 May 2019
... that in this scene Shammas quite explicitly gestures beyond the local toward the global, a gesture Bernard curiously truncates. Bernard's excellent discussion of the novel reveals, however, the relative weakness of one component of her theoretical framework that I have not mentioned thus far. For Rhetorics...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 August 2000
... from the standard line of histories of the English police: English police embody, from their beginning, such national values as mild justice and local autonomy and are, in this respect, opposed to the centralized authority of foreign models of policing. T.A. Critchley, a twentieth-century...