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Novel (1 May 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 (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 231–257.
Published: 01 November 2002
... York: Oxford UP, 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...
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Novel (1 August 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 (1 November 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 (1 August 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 of...
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Novel (1 November 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 (1 November 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 as a...
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Novel (1 August 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 in the...
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Novel (1 November 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 (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 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 and...
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Novel (1 November 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 (1 November 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...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 339–362.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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. The...
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Novel (1 November 2014) 47 (3): 363–382.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and famously derided. Then, responding to the long critical history surrounding the representation of experience in the novel, I argue that experience, for Fielding, is not constitutive of but superfluous to character identity. By choosing to marry Tom, Sophia rejects the experiential model of...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
... into the dimension 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...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jane Elliott Abstract This essay examines the relationship between dominant trends in contemporary popular aesthetics and the microeconomic imagination of human behavior, which centers on individual allocation of finite resources to self-determined ends. I argue that this way of modeling human...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
... unexpectedly useful tool for analyzing postcolonial literatures. Doing so, however, requires us to jettison Lukács's progressive historicism in favor of a model of literary history shaped by uneven temporalities and a fundamental disjunction between the historical perspectives of settler and nonsettler...
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Novel (1 August 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 (1 November 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...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 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 by...