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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 50–72.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Joseph Drury The performative dimension of Fielding's fiction has often frustrated the attempts of critics to read the machinery of his plot through the lens of rationalist Enlightenment philosophy. Rather than a deity or benevolent magistrate, Fielding's narrator has seemed more like a trickster...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2023
... that slides through the institutional machinery that administers literary production. It centers its investigation on the United States during a period in global cultural history when the literary field was slowly coming into existence. In this environment, a group of long short stories or short novels...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2013
...- tral question that establishes the groundwork for the rest of her book: “Is the worker a prosthetic attachment to the machine, or is the machine a prosthetic organ of the human body?” (17). To explore this question, she closely reads Karl Marx’s Capital (1867), Babbage’s Economy of Machinery...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 471–474.
Published: 01 November 2019
...John Carlos Rowe Andrew Gaedtke , Modernism and the Machinery of Madness: Psychosis, Technology, and Narrative Worlds ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2017 ), pp. 254 , cloth, $99.99 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 Andrew Gaedtke's study of the relationship between...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 149–152.
Published: 01 May 2011
... insights are truly wonderful. Take, for instance, his extended discussion of neither a book nor a movie but a philoso- phy paper, Turing’s “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” from the 1950 issue of the philosophy journal Mind. I choose this example because Schantz’s contributions to the read...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): ii.
Published: 01 August 2012
... is assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and currently completing a book titled “The Machinery of Madness: Psychosis, Technology, and Twentieth-Century Narrative.” thom dancer is an assistant professor of English at Ohio University and the Web editor...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 November 2019
... so effectual as the machinery of a novel” (qtd. 85). Ward connects this machinery persuasively to “the plantation machine” by reading it together with the letters of a young white man from Cornwall who was hired as a junior bookkeeper in Jamaica in 1831 (85). Ward's point here is not to verify...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of America’s Experts: Race and the Fictions of Sociology (2009).  ANDREW GAEDTKE is assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and is currently completing a book titled “The Machinery of Madness: Psychosis, Technology, and Twentieth-Century Narrative.” CLEMENS SPAHR...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 161–179.
Published: 01 August 2022
... his readers to hold production responsible for breaking the bond between maker and consumer by shifting the location of value from productive labor to the object for sale. For the prominent neoclassical thinkers, Garcha reminds us, “choices—not labor, machinery, technology, or even supply and demand...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 August 2000
... of the very submission that facilitates the machinery of oppression. Yet, Noble argues, Stowe's novel did move many women to political action against slavery. "For better or worse," Noble writes, "tropes of torture and enslavement enabled white middle-class women to articulate their longings...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 187–189.
Published: 01 August 2007
...- male is adopted by the minister and father himself, John Williams, upon the death of his Mather wife (134). The second Williams chapter further complicates the initial picture by acknowledging the minister's use-like Increase and Cotton Mather before him-of a "complicated emotional machinery...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 November 2000
... this strange reluctance of Arthur's which had a sort of backstairs influence, not admitted to himself? Our mental business is carried on much in the same way as the business of the State: a great deal of hard work is done by agents who are not acknowledged. In a piece of machinery, too, I...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Africa together in order to understand the deep historical structures and machinery of dissemination upon which Islamophobia draws, Morey here separates them far too casually. Also symptomatic is something else in the passage about critical Muslim studies quoted above: a kind of grab-bag listing...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2001
... machinery of high art and malang sexual representation safe for a genteel readership is essentially the task Pease attributes to the work of Joyce, Beardsley, and Lawrence in the third and fourth chapters. The pairing of Joyce and Beardsley is surprising and potentially fruitful, but the critical...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 August 2003
... into the ideological machinery of nation, gender, and class. Of the twelve narratives O'Donnell examines, however, not all of them prove equally useful for his diagnostics. That is, as symptoms, some narratives fall shorter of usable critique than others. In each of the three chapters devoted to three novels...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2014
... for gothic machinery suddenly appears unimportant when read within the penumbra of Priestley spec- ulation, and a more significant, subtle, and historically embedded Radcliffe emerges as a result. Likewise excellent is chapter 4, in which Lewis reads Robinson Crusoe as an expansive weather diary...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 205–208.
Published: 01 August 2004
... an illusion of Ireland as retrograde" (121). The problem with such analysis is that it makes language responsible for Trevelyan's treatment of the Irish, a claim that is both inaccurate and perverse. The rhetoric of Christian doctrine was used to justify "the machinery of the market" (125...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 496–499.
Published: 01 November 2011
... that it undermines notions of transcendent or universal humanity. Baca writes of a confined “we” that has merged with the denuded, industrial machinery of the penal insti- tution. In this Smith sees how incarceration creates selves that, like Bartleby, “are virtually beyond human recognition, beyond any...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 517–520.
Published: 01 November 2011
... that came out of the “impure” economic context of Hollywood’s “dream factories.” He tethers this revaluation to critiques of auteurist interpretations of aesthetic production. He debunks auteurism as a fetishization of one cog in the productive machinery of Hol- lywood, the director or the writer...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 319–322.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., or wanted to write, but from whose failures or impossibility they are thought to mark a retreat. That is, he invites us to imagine the characters in these novels as at the same time actors playing them, so that, beneath or alongside the whole heavy moral and psycho- logical machinery that the novels...