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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 165–183.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Theodore Martin What does it mean to read like a detective? While critics have long seen the detective novel as a model for hermeneutic suspicion (the familiar spatial binaries of surface/depth, concealed/revealed), this essay proposes that there is something more timely at work in detective work...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 393–397.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Theodore Martin Serpell C. Namwali , Seven Modes of Uncertainty Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2014 , pp. 408, Hardcover, $49.95 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 C. Namwali Serpell's Seven Modes of Uncertainty is, among other things, a bravura performance. I do...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Fang to explore the perspective of a body that is intimately connected to its surrounding environment. London's preoccupation with canine embodiment, I propose, informs his human-centered novel Martin Eden, which suggests the ethical significance of physical sensibilities that humans share with animals...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 268–277.
Published: 01 August 2009
... that disavows the disarticulating force of rhetoric itself. Linking Trollope's autobiography and novels to discourses on shoes and utility by Jacques Derrida and Martin Heidegger, this essay draws out the compatibility of uselessness and value that Trollope performs even while explicitly championing utilitarian...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of Dickens's early novels— The Old Curiosity Shop (1840–41), Martin Chuzzlewit (1843–44), and A Christmas Carol (1843)—this article shows how old men are excluded from the youthful plot of development that served as a narrative means of understanding the bewildering progress of a modernizing society. No longer...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Alex Moskowitz Abstract This article investigates a central problem for literary aesthetics in the nineteenth century: why literature won't directly represent Black revolution. It argues that in Blake; or, The Huts of America , Martin Delany thinks through the structural impossibility...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 400–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Martin Zirulnik Odd phrases—certain vaguely humorous idiomatic figures of speech—are far too instrumental in the narrative development of Crane's fiction to be considered incidental, though their precise role remains obscure. At times, particular phrases and figures even seem to exert a surreal...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 343–346.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Aarthi Vadde Theodore Martin , Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present ( New York : Columbia UP , 2017 ), pp. 264 , cloth, $60.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 The contemporary is a category on the minds of many literary scholars...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 66–85.
Published: 01 August 2004
... within the "fictitious system." Robert Martin and George Knightley, "high farm- ers" both, carry on with their schemes for agricultural improvements as if there were no tomorrow; there is no hint of collapsing fortunes among the town's citi- zens, while life in Highbury transpires in immemorial...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 303–325.
Published: 01 November 2004
... . Black American Writing from the Nadir: The Evolution of a Literary Tradition, 1877–1915 . Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1989 . Bruce , Dickson D. Jr . “On Dunbar’s ‘Jingles in a Broken Tongue’: Dunbar’s Dialect Poetry and the Afro-American Folk Tradition.” Martin 94 –113. Campbell...
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Novel (2002) 36 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Ryan Trimm MARTINE WATSON BROWNLEY, Deferrals of Domain: Contemporary Women Novelists and the State (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000), pp. 277, cloth, $45.00. PERICLES LEWIS, Modernism, Nationalism, and the Novel (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000), pp. 241, cloth, $65.00...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... The fantasy of uniformity is what the Devil, named Gil-Martin, holds out to Wringhim. “You think that I am your brother,” he says, “or that I am your second self.” Ideology provides a new kind of fraternal bond: “I am indeed your brother, not according to the flesh, but in my belief of the same truths...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 307–336.
Published: 01 November 2006
...: U of North Carolina P, 1995 . Bredbeck , Gregory W. “‘Queer Superstitions’: Forster, Carpenter, and the Illusions of (Sexual) Identity.” Martin and Piggford 29 –58. Bristow , Joseph . Effeminate England: Homoerotic Writing after 1885 . Buckingham: Open UP, 1995 . Brown...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 330–335.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jani Scandura MARTIN BRÜCKNER and HSUAN L. HSU, EDS., American Literary Geographies: Spatial Practice and Cultural Production 1500–1900 (Newark: U of Delaware P, 2007), pp. 367, cloth, $65.00. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Brückner , Martin . The Geographic...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 221–237.
Published: 01 August 2012
... at the level of politics. Moreover, the references to the former militant radical Martin Ridnour in Falling Man as well as Saturday’s depiction of the IRA and of an old-fashioned working-class rowdy raise the issues of class and social change associated with these figures, but they are described...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 198–218.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... Norman Kemp Smith. New York: St. Martin’s, 1965 . Kant , Immanuel . Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals . Trans. James W. Ellington Indianapolis: Hackett, 1993 . Kant , Immanuel . The Metaphysics of Morals . Trans, and ed. Gregor, Mary. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 165–192.
Published: 01 November 2005
...PAUL KELLEHER Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Works Cited Barker-Benfield , G. J. The Culture of Sensibility: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1992 . Battestin , Martin C. “Fielding’s Definition of Wisdom: Some Functions...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 August 2012
... is not only a spatial problem- atic, assuming a gap between object and image that remains to be bridged (or not), but a temporal one. As Theodore Martin observes in the essay that opens this issue of Novel, the ability to describe the present implies that it is already past. From the evidence...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
... . Heidegger , Martin . History of the Concept of Time, Prolegomena . Trans. Theodore Kisiel. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1992 . Hopkins , Pauline . Hagar's Daughter. The Magazine Novels of Pauline Hopkins . New York: Oxford UP, 1988 . 1 -284. ———. Winona. The Magazine Novels of Pauline...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 299–311.
Published: 01 November 2002
... ): 14 –18. Buber , Martin . “Prophecy, Apocalyptic, and the Historical Hour.” Pointing the Way: Collected Essays by Martin Buber . Ed. Maurice S. Friedman New York: Harper & Row, 1957 . 192 –207. Butler , Octavia . “The Birth of a Writer.” Essence 20 ( 1989 ): 74 –79, 132–34...