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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 (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 (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 (2022) 55 (2): 218–239.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Amanpal Garcha Abstract In its depictions of characters' processes of decision-making, Jane Austen's Emma incorporates a model of choice that later came to dominate neoclassical economics. This model is preferential choice, which asserts that individuals choose based on their subjective...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2022) 55 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Michael McGurk Abstract How can an economic model designed to eliminate waste produce nothing but? The answer, according to Samuel Beckett's Watt , can be found in the system of economic relations presupposed by the Anglo-Irish Big House novels that emerged after the 1800 Acts of Union...
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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 (2009) 42 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... simultaneously knows to be not quite true or not quite one's own. In addition, it argues that in promoting this experience, Wilde is explicitly critiquing a model of belief popularized by Cardinal Newman in his 1870 An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent . There, Newman claims that one knows when one's beliefs...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 November 2009
... by the theories of Roland Barthes in Camera Lucida ; many innovative contemporary photographers, however, have preferred an earlier Barthean model in which spectators are set loose to find their own interpretations of an image, effectively becoming writers of fictions themselves. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., the interruption of “homogeneous, empty time,” the attempt to introduce a poetics of history, and the interrogation of secular models of explanation. Since these questions also intrude upon the world of fiction, we might ask: to what extent does the novel now depend upon the critique of historicism? © 2009...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
... these changes in racial collectivism as opportunities to recast the political and formal protocols of black fiction. More specifically, these writers draw on the class divisions that intellectuals have viewed primarily through the lens of crisis as a means to challenge existing models of racial solidarity...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of the Indian hand if appropriated by the British corpus. They described this hand as a tool that could be detached from the rest of the Indian worker's body, which they defined through its general inefficacy. This model appealed to British novelists as well as artists, who fantasized about the more authentic...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Brooks' textual “motor,” the driving energies of plot are taken as fundamental—to such an extent that a radically nondescriptive subgenre, the detective novel, is understood as a useful model for the novel per se. Such a focus is inevitably distorting—for the nineteenth-century British novel of everyday...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of Solitude and recent novelists who have imitated it, including Salman Rushdie, Michael Chabon, and Jeffrey Eugenides. Linking the extra information this model sentence conveys to the representation of atrocity, it answers Wood's specific charge—that information has taken over from readerly emotion...