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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 May 2019
... on migration including Jamaica Kincaid. Although Lucy Snowe is the first protagonist to suffer from emotional labor, analyzing Lucy's condition helps us notice that throughout Victorian fiction, a host of minor characters—companions, governesses, nurses—share some of these characteristic traits. Villette...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 374–397.
Published: 01 November 2003
... , Joseph . “Tales of the Sea.” Notes on Life and Letters . London: J. M. Dent, 1921 . Conroy , Mark . “Colonial Self-Fashioning in Conrad: Writing and Remembrance in Lord Jim.” L’Epoque Conradienne 19 ( 1993 ): 25 –36. Constantine , Stephen . “Empire Migration and Social Reform...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 328–331.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jesse Matz DALGARNO EMILY , Virginia Woolf and the Migrations of Language ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2012 ), pp. 215 , cloth, $99.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Woolf as Translator EMILY DALGARNO, Virginia Woolf...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... In a forthcoming longer essay I discuss each of these three texts. This essay analyzes the first, Lowe’s letter. I offer a reading between novel and archive, focusing on Lowe’s letter and its interaction with a history sometimes called “the coolie trade.” The history of Chi- nese migration to the Caribbean...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 467–470.
Published: 01 November 2011
... . “Democracy vs. the Melting Pot.” Nation 18 Feb. 1915 : 190 – 94 ; 25 Feb. 1915: 217–20 . Park Robert . “Human Migration and the Marginal Man.” American Journal of Sociology 33 . 6 ( 1928 ): 881 – 93 . Simmel Georg . “The Stranger.” The Sociology of Georg Simmel . Ed...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 443.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., so to speak, a life of their own in their "detachability" and in the process of "character migration." They do so because they exist in a mode of prolonged incompletion-that is, with continual possibilities for them to absorb and be shaped by further collective imaginative work...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to draw from a constant yet changing repertoire of modernist strategies against the backdrop of a world regularly punctuated by colonial and contemporary inequality, human migration, and national-global aspirations of belonging. Beneath various impulses toward collectivity, Vadde finds a chimeric...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 330–333.
Published: 01 August 2019
... because it emphasizes the “global itinerary of novels and novelists,” thus dramatizing “the transnational origins of world literature” (41). Junot Díaz makes both Spanish and English “internal to the work” (37). Phillips writes born-translated books because he focuses on migration, while Mitchell features...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Foucault to migrate political relations from the family to the state and back again (a migration that I have always found compelling), he returns to dyads such as “fathers and children,” a phrase familiar from his exegesis of biographical conflicts in the career of Andrew Jackson. For Rogin, following...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 320–341.
Published: 01 November 2008
...," the foreign voices and bodies that resist incorporation into the unisonant, homogenous spatio- temporality of nation, as a "mobile army of metaphorsf' whose migrations and dispersals are anti-metaphoric (315). In other words, metaphor's capacity not only for similarity and substitution, likeness...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 250–271.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that problem, Carpoolers insists that recording the experience of individuals alone does not offer a more complete picture of their situation. 1 Or, as Roberto Schwarz, recalling Bertolt Brecht, reminds us, “Once reality has migrated into abstract economic functions, it can no longer be read in human...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 488–491.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in these fictions, but this “new work often conveys a sense of entitlement to American- ness guaranteed them by the very heterogeneity of the crowds that greeted them at the U.S. airport terminal” (20), as America itself becomes redefined as one globalized site of diasporas and historic migrations of peoples...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 533–537.
Published: 01 November 2018
... focuses on the interplay between making a home and the instability and upheaval of migration and on the argument that these novels “dramatize the value of domestic endeavors, even when (or because) they are embattled and experimental” (124). It asks us to think of domesticity in relation to mobility...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 132–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... on geography, land, language, and traditions, becomes completely inef- fective in this new setting. The divestment of cultural values produced by forced migration is the starting point of an unveiling of life as the greater good for the subordinate community. There is irony in the process. As Agamben...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
... for business as usual. But I could not avoid some sort of segue. The text on our syllabus that September day was Season of Migration to the North. This work rewrites Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness with a geographical reversal: a dark-skinned Arabic-speaking African travels up the Thames to London...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
...: Wesleyan UP, 1994 . 21 –58. Dubey , Madhu . Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism . Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2003 . Griffin , Farah Jasmine . “Who Set You Flowin’?”: The African-American Migration Narrative . New York: Oxford UP, 1995 . Lemire , Elise . “‘The Murders...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 November 2019
... telos. Conversely, the evocation of a colonial world-system in modernist narratives of migration and displacement—spanning locations from Ireland to the Malay Archipelago and South America—is seen to interrupt the narrative structure guiding individual and national development, initiating a shift from...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 208–223.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of this economically displaced population. Born to parents of peasant stock in central Norway in 1859, Hamsun migrated with his family to the far north before embarking for the United States in the 1880s. In the same decade that Hamsun made two transatlantic voyages and wrote Hunger , roughly a quarter of a million...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 107–129.
Published: 01 May 2019
... as a geopolitical one, through which the historical predicate of modernity is translated into a geographical one, and vice versa, then we must accept that as the spatial relationship of the West to the non-West is transformed, through migration, tourism, communications technology, and changes in the international...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 2010
...: British Literature in an Age of Mass Migration, 1660–1838.” jeffrey allen tucker is associate professor of English and director of the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies at the University of Rochester. He is author of A Sense of Wonder: Samuel R. Delany, Race...