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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
...W. LAWRENCE HOGUE Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Bell , Bernard W. , ed. Clarence Major and His Art: Portraits of an African American Postmodernist . Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2001 . Bradfield , Larry D. “Beyond Mimetic Exhaustion: The Reflex and...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 262–277.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Noha Radwan The early twentieth century witnessed the birth of an Egyptian novel that was an offspring of European realism and a constituent of the project of “modernizing” the country and the region. Yet by the middle of the century, the majority of Egyptian writers were veering away from realism...
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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 (2017) 50 (3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Ian Duncan The publication of English translations of Georg Lukács's The Theory of the Novel (1971) and The Historical Novel (1962) inaugurated a major development in North American criticism of the past half century: the turn to Continental theory for an identification of the novel with the...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 294–319.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in Harlem and instigator of a major crusade against comic books throughout the 1950s. Ellison's published writings and those stored at the Library of Congress make apparent that issues surrounding the comic book culture of the Cold War directly link up with many of Invisible Man 's bigger themes: the...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 November 2012
... flat and round, major and minor, that usually frame discussions of character. © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Anderson Benedict . “Census, Map, Museum.” Imagined Communities . London : Verso , 2006 . 163 – 85 . Appadurai Arjun . “Number in...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., a parody of a field its author abandoned, having majored in anthropology, studied with Melville Herskovits, and begun a PhD in anthropology before becoming a full-time writer. Henderson's buffoonery highlights the ordinariness of Africans he meets, precisely the effect that anthropologists sought to...
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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 (3): 474–481.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Hardy's status as a “pastoral” author. “Pastoral” is a major concept in contemporary theory because of Michel Foucault's arguments about the emergence of this form of power as one of the basic elements of Western modernity, but it can be easy to forget how directly Foucault links pastoral power to its...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... breeding ground for the new form of sovereignty he called “the will of the majority” or “public opinion.” This popular rule worked against the very form of self-sovereignty coveted by European liberalism and cultivated by the English novel to transform such individuals into an irresistibly powerful...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 14–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and futures must hence begin by foregrounding the set of paradoxes that inform and haunt its authority. Of all the major genres, the novel is the most displaced from the centers of social life in what one may call precolonial societies. There are virtually no traditions of the novel—in its...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 368–371.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Carnegie and Jane Addams; in the presence of a Nietzschean ressentiment that drives the “generosity” of American domestic and international giving (both as expression of powerlessness and will to power) in several of his major works; and in his paradoxical acceptance of philanthropy in the service of...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 303–325.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Historical Society. Dunbar , Paul Laurence . Majors and Minors . Toledo: Hadley & Hadley, 1896 . Dunbar , Paul Laurence . “The Negroes of the Tenderloin.” Columbus Dispatch [Ohio] ( December 19 , 1898 ). Martin and Hudson 40 –3. Dunbar , Paul Laurence . “Recession Never...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 August 2000
... definition. Addressing this paradox, Robert Caserio employs the concept of "tychism" (from the Greek tyche, meaning law of chance) to shed light on the novel and on major intellectual movements in England in the first half of the twentieth century. Rather than seeking a totalizing theory, Caserio...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 443.
Published: 01 November 2006
... (Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2005), pp. 288, cloth, $59.95. David Brewer's The Afterlife of Character is a major contribution to the recent and ongoing scholarly investigation into literary character. That investigation can itself be viewed as a moment in the afterlife of high theory as...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 546–549.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Conspiracy theory became the order of the day, with the example of France adduced as a warning to England. But this accepted consensus about the French peril has served to occlude at least two other major concerns that were very much at the forefront of the national imagination. One was the situation in...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2011
... future of novelistic practice and study that without offering to be definitive certainly promises to be definitional. The “Futures of the Novel” forum also marked the launch of a major new ­project. There has heretofore been no professional society for the study of the novel, a striking...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): iv.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., Rebels and Reactionaries. She has edited works by Wollstonecraft and Austen. Her next major publication will be the Collected Works of Edgeworth, of which she is the General Editor. SIMON EDWARDS is Principal Lecturer in English at University at Surry Roehampton. He has published on Dickens...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 1999
... proposes that Woolf focuses on a civilian population in the majority of her fiction in order to represent the ways that the media and the British government created a wartime system in which civilians were blanketed by an "illusion of immunity." This illusion of immu- nity-far from suggesting an...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 166–170.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ). In the third chapter, “D. H. Lawrence and the Dissolution of the Ego,” Lawtoo investigates a major novelist's minor side, foregrounding the so-called leadership novels of the 1920s—little-read works like Aaron's Rod and The Plumed Serpent —and other nonfiction writing that Lawrence penned while...