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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jesse Oak Taylor Climate change cannot be experienced, only imagined. While we can experience the weather at any given moment, climate refers to the aggregation of weather patterns over time and thus can be accessed only through models and projections. This presents both a crisis and an opportunity...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 231–257.
Published: 01 November 2002
..., 2002 . Okihiro , Gary Y. Margins and Mainstreams: Asians in American History and Culture . Seattle: U of Washington P, 1994 . Osajima , Keith . “Asian Americans as the Model Minority: An Analysis of the Popular Press Image in the 1960s and 1980s.” Contemporary Asian America...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Stephen Ross This article contends that contemporary modernist studies' break with the previous model of High Modernism uncannily repeated modernism's own declared break with the nineteenth century. A key marker of this repetition is the flurry of publications addressing modernism's relationship...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 321–328.
Published: 01 November 2017
... field; the second response promotes a sensitized understanding of critical subjectivity under duress, one in need of repair or mood enhancement. Michel Foucault's turn from the analysis of disciplinary power to practices of the self serves as the model for the first response, one that is modest, method...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 249–267.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Paul Hurh In recent criticism of Herman Melville's Pierre , Pierre's incestuous desire poses a challenge to the sympathetic model of democratic sociality: in transgressing filial distinctions, it erases the difference that makes sympathy possible and illustrates a limit point to the fantasy...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 406–424.
Published: 01 November 2019
... this history, showing how ecologists and engineers generated their own speculative fictions of possible dystopian futures—environmental collapse, depletion of resources, and overpopulation—through models of dynamic systems. In turn, works of speculative fiction also began to borrow these models...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 482–501.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to define an ad hoc social category: homosexuals, snobs, members of the Guermantes set. In this essay, I unpack Search' s model of the mind as a population of simple homunculi and explore its effect on Proust's understanding of interpersonal collectives, from intellectual coteries to social classes...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that is seemingly destined to extinguish it. Consequently, both novels turn to a formal modeling in which individual and collective can supposedly blend without either suffering reduction—a maneuver also characteristic of many theoretical discussions of planetarity. Kim Stanley Robinson's Aurora (2015), in contrast...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 365–374.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Madhu Dubey This essay examines the shifting forms of racial representation evident in American fiction since the 1970s, with the waning influence of earlier models of depth reading, demystification, and corrective mimesis. In characterizing this shift, Dubey takes her cue from the term racecraft...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 387–392.
Published: 01 November 2009
... model? In place of either of these poles, I extended Gilles Deleuze's notion of fiction as a form of “symptomatology” by focusing not on the revelation of the symptom's “latent content” or its lack thereof but instead on what Slavoj Žižek has described as its elaboration of that content...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 318–325.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Mark Currie This essay considers the novel as a model of time, specifically as a model for a moving now or nunc movens conception of time. It examines a range of problems with this conception of the novel and argues that the problems themselves are where the interest lies: in the difference...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 364–385.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the novel interacts with transnational models of black national identity in order to better define the position of African Americans both within and beyond the borders of the United States. This article bridges the gap between these interpretations by showing how Hopkins employed Jamesian psychology...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., the form that had mastered the containment of violence was the historical novel, and Macdermots is clearly attempting to come to terms with the inheritance of Sir Walter Scott. It is equally preoccupied with the tradition of the Irish national tale, in particular with the models of national restoration...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 339–362.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the epistemological uncertainty that each text represents. Crusoe and Hume model how such epistemological uncertainty might be a source of pleasing wonder by exhibiting an attitude of viewing the ordinary as if it were rare, and the illusory as if it were real—and by extension the real as if it were illusory...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 294–319.
Published: 01 August 2010
... dynamism comics possess as models of urban nimbleness and adaptability, qualities he regards as necessary for the promise of future leadership. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Beaty , Bart . Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture . Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2005...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 August 2010
... (on the model of polyglossia) polydoxy , which stages the intersection of profoundly disjunctive belief systems within a single piece of fiction. He produced texts with central mysteries that seem to court a variety of explanations but finally resist the triumph of any one explanatory schema over its...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 424–442.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., however, that Rhys's metrocolonial novel contests such measures through temporal frameworks and a treatment of sexual economies that offer contending models of formal closure, ultimately challenging the pervasive tropes of economic inclusion and exclusion in her late-imperial context. It is my argument...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... such institution committed to providing modern psychiatric services to any and all who needed them. Ellison found in the clinic's practices a model of social psychiatry that did much to address the shortcomings he observed in Freud's psychoanalytic paradigm, but not enough to fully shake his deep suspicions...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and noncausal bargaining enters into all our cooperative relationships with each other. Such bargaining can be illuminated by game theory and, in particular, by the version of prisoner's dilemma known as “Newcomb's problem.” Newcomb's problem models some of our most important relationships with each other...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of character, Trollope supplants older models of social cohesion built around autonomous individuals who form collectives through sympathy and provides a matrix for transforming Enlightenment assumptions about what characters are and how to read them. The impulsivity and mental discontinuity associated...