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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 547–565.
Published: 01 November 2022
...‐nominated Bewilderment (2021), an important turn‐of‐the‐millennium work by this MacArthur‐lauded novelist, Plowing the Dark (2000), remains his most strenuous venture in what this article calls the open‐circuit structure of his typical multiplot narratives. Scenes of secretly funded VR aesthetics...
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Novel (2007) 41 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 May 2007
... kaleidoscopic: a multi-authored assemblage of narratological, bibliometric, intellectual- historical, and literary-theoretical analyses of the novel's status at a dizzying range of times and places, punctuated by forays into film, short stories, and verse romances. What structures this loose, baggy...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., following in the footsteps of Umberto Eco and Jürgen Habermas, I will aim to foreground Europe’s cosmopolitan heritage as foundational to a more complex and complicated sense of the present, which is multi-causal and multi-perspectival rather than issuing from a single moment of aggression...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 207–215.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and behaviors dis- cussed in the essays here-cruelty, irritation, rudeness, multi-tasking, disgust, leave-taking, and the simple refusal to engage with another. These forms of affect and practice enable Ishiguro's protagonists to direct their attentions to the imag- ined needs of those far away, yet...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... Foreman P. Gabrielle and Pitts Reginald H. New York : Penguin , 2009 . xxv – lv . Gerrity Sean . “ Freedom on the Move: Marronage in Martin Delany’s Blake; or, the Huts of America .” MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 43 . 3 ( 2018 ): 1 – 18 . Gilroy...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... a multi-level lumbar laminectomy on an obese forty-four-year-old man, a gardener who worked in Hyde Park. He cut through four inches of subcutaneous fat before the vertebrae were exposed, and the man wobbled unhelpfully on the table whenever Perowne exerted downwards pressure to clip away...
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Novel (2007) 40 (1-2): 190–192.
Published: 01 August 2007
... are presumed to have developed from multi- ple sources (hence, "polygenesis The emergence of these two systems not only enables a keen appreciation of historical change over the course of two centuries, but also fosters a chiasmus that is central to Tawil's project: namely, that where slavery was once...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 265–288.
Published: 01 November 2007
....' Something akin to this criticism is at work, I want to suggest, in Stevens's own resistance to selecting and elevating his father, or Miss Kenton.* The ramifications of his resistance are particularly evident when Stevens charac- teristically "multi-tasks" in the course of servicing the needs...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 187–195.
Published: 01 August 2014
... painting, and photography. Over the past decade his work has undertaken a sustained, multi- disciplinary (or transdisciplinary) reflection on the politics of aesthetics. This inter- vention has achieved nothing less than a reconfiguration of the relations between ideology and pedagogy, the formation...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 269.
Published: 01 August 2006
.... English is, first and foremost, one of the many "codes" employed throughout the Recirercke, which is so concerned, as Gilles Deleuze points out, with secret signs and systems. Homosexuality, Jewishness, politics, friendship, cookery and art all operate their own multi-layered and frequently...
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Novel (2001) 34 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 August 2001
... of the subsequent Tales picks up the multi-stranded format, each makes use of some aspect of ephemeral popular culture, each contests a metropolitan or Anglicized view by way of an undercover subtext, either invisible or unintelligi- ble to non-Irish eyes. The Tales borrow the technique developed...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 129–146.
Published: 01 November 2005
... the political and military turmoil that afflicted France during that period. Although the plot defies easy summary, the principal narrative relates the difficult relationship between two shepherds, Celadon and Astree. Astr6e suspects Celadon of infidelity and ban- ishes him from her presence; unable...
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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of the novel we can see that the first response is framed within the political discourse proper to Hoftaller: it is realist, even cynical. The second answer is a defense of literary discourse itself, the nuances of which are lost when a single statement is substituted for the “heteroglot, multi-voiced, multi...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 August 2000
... of Bristol'. Over a century later, isn't it time for Bristolians to express their feelings about today's' multi-cultural society?" ELIZABETH KOWALESKI WALLACE I NARRATED SILENCES IN GREGORY AND DABYDEEN cisely because I believe we stand to learn much more than popular narratives currently make...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 298–318.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., which supersedes the NorthtSouth di- chotomy.I0 In The Translafor, Scottish Rae says, "[o]urs is not a religion tied to a particular place" (179). Supra-national and multi-ethnic Islamic identity is emphasized in Minaref when Tamer, whose father is Sudanese, says, "[mly mother...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 May 2001
...)-the blacksmith joke was multi-directional: it engaged old stereotypes of Scottish roguery as well as newer Scottophobic modes of popular nationalism; it punned upon the road culture that sustained Gretna's marriage The cultural implications of the Act and of the older consensual marriage code...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ‘‘Nineteen Thirty-Seven’’ mourns the death of its narrator’s mother in an inhumane women’s prison. The sheer pervasiveness of these themes engenders the sense of a multi- generational, deindividualized protagonist, elucidating how shared legacies of mis- fortune can foster communal solidarity...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 161–179.
Published: 01 August 2022
... on this issue, leaves white owners in command of black labor, and leads to the death of the protagonist for betraying the revolution he instigated. Serpell's 2019 novel, by contrast, provides an intergenerational and multi-generic account of the Zambian nation-state that also singles out the Kariba Dam...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 May 2023
... disjunction . . . , multi-modal montage . . . , or self-reflexive pastiche of orality” (14), all of which Forter allows into his canon. What, then, happens in the early 2000s that encourages novelists to foreground subalternity, transnationalism, and a realist engagement with historical events? How did...
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Novel (2006) 39 (3): 307–336.
Published: 01 November 2006
...: the novels do not endorse the Benhabibian aim of seeking "to take the standpoint of the other" (168). Instead, in Where Angels Fear to Tread, Forster's multi-faceted crossings-between Northern and Southern, male and female, Protestant and Catholic, heteronormative and queer, upper-class...