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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 November 2009
... narrative suspense with social networks in ways that unsettle conventional accounts of realism. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Babel . Dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu. Perf. Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, and Mohamed Akhzam. Paramount, 2006 . Dickens , Charles . Bleak House . New York...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Voices: Ethnic Postmodern Narration in Toni Morrison’s Jazz and Karen Tei Yamashita’s Through the Arc of the Rain Forest.” Contemporary Literature 41 ( 2000 ): 619 –41. Snead , James . “European pedigrees/African contagions: nationality, narrative, and communality in Tutuola, Achebe, and Reed...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 244–263.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Criticism and Narrative Strategies . Exeter: Ithaca P, 1990 . Brennan , Timothy . “The National Longing for Form.” Bhabha 44 –70. Brown , Homer . “Why the Story of the Origin of the (English) Novel Is an American Romance (If Not the Great American Novel).” Lynch and Warner 11 –43...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 May 2012
... also some of the most central aspects of our relationship with narratives whose outcomes we care intensely about even though our caring cannot affect those outcomes. Fictional characters are especially immune to the exercise of a reader's or audience's will, so Newcomb's problem is particularly...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 May 2015
... requires a heightened engagement with its narrative structure that it can provide both the immersion that is necessary to a therapeutic working-through of the trauma and the critical distance that can lead to greater understanding. The theory of reading that Kowal mobilizes is heavily indebted to Roman...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Philip Steer Phillips Lawrence , The South Pacific Narratives of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London: Race, Class, Imperialism ( London : Continuum , 2012 ) , pp. 224, hardback, $99.00 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Lawrence Phillips's The South Pacific Narratives...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 217–235.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Daniel Deronda and Theophrastus of Impressions of Theophrastus Such , this essay argues that Eliot's apparent scapegoats are not designed to affirm the moral vision of Eliot's narrators through negative exemplarity: rather, pharmakos and pharmakeus together generate a complex narrative rhetoric that...
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Novel (1 May 2007) 41 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 May 2007
... . Sentimental Narrative and the Social Order in France, 1760–1820 . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994 . Doody , Margaret Anne . A Natural Passion: A Study of the Novels of Samuel Richardson . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1974 . Doody , Margaret Anne . The True Story of the Novel . New Brunswick...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 316–319.
Published: 01 November 2007
...JANE ELLIOTT MARK CURRIE, About Time: Narrative, Fiction and the Philosophy of Time (Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2007), pp. 176, cloth, £40.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2007 2007 Rethinking Narrative Time MARK cum, About Time: Narrative, Fiction and the Philosophy of Time (Edinburgh...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 86–111.
Published: 01 August 2004
... . “The Gaze in the Closet.” Brennan and Jay 141 –53. Barker , Juliet . The Brontës . New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 1994 . Behdad , Ali . “Visibility, Secrecy, and the Novel: Narrative Power in Brontë and Zola.” Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory 1 : 4 ( 1990 ): 253 –64...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the sensory-rich experiences of diminished perception over the normative demands of narrative resolution. Relying on low vision for their hazy, impressionist atmosphere, Conrad's novels specifically form a response to fin de siècle degeneration theory, which links proper perception to a larger...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jane Elliott Focusing on Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake , this essay examines what I term “dramas of immediacy” in recent North American fiction. Postmodern novels of the 1980s and 1990s were defined in part by their interest in the way in which narrative shaped our experience, particularly in...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 1999
...DAVID H. HIRSCH HAROLD FISCH, New Stories for Old: Biblical Patterns in the Novel (New York: Macmillan Press, 1998), pp. x + 236, $55.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 1999 1999 Biblical Narratives, Secular and Sacred HAROLD FISCH, New Storiesfor Old: Biblical Patterns in fhe Novel (New York...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 319–323.
Published: 01 November 2002
...RICHARD PEARCE NANCY J. PETERSON, Against Amnesia: Contemporary Women Writers and the Crisis of Historical Memory, (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001), pp. 242, cloth, $46.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Postmodern Historical Narratives NANCY J. PETERSON, Against...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 May 2004
...MADHU DUBEY JENNY SHARPE, Ghosts of Slavery: A Literary Archaeology of Black Women’s Lives (Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2003), pp. 187. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Not Quite Freedom: Leveraging Agency in Slave Women's Narratives JENNY SHARPE, Ghosts...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 May 2004
...MARILYN MOBLEY MCKENZIE THADIOUS M. DAVIS, Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses (Durham: Duke UP, 2003), pp. 339, $79.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Strategies of Containment: Faulkner's Narratives of Race, Gender, and the...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 402–420.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Culture, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003 . Bellamy , Liz . Commerce, Morality and the Eighteenth-Century Novel . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998 . Blackwell , Mark . “Hackwork: It-Narratives and Iteration.” Blackwell, Secret Life 187 –217...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Michal Peled Ginsburg Discussions of closure, which played an important role in the analysis of novels in the heyday of narratology, associated the open text with a subversive resistance to containment and the failure or inability to fix meaning. Such a description fails to account for narratives...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... York: Harper and Brothers, 1894 . ———. Tales of the Punjab . 1894. N.p.: BiblioBazaar, 2006 . The Potter’s Thumb/The Writer’s Hand: Manual Production and Victorian Colonial Narratives Aviva Briefel By the second half of the nineteenth century Victorian...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
... calcification. In particular, I examine the uses to which the tropes of mutation and the figure of the mutant are put in a number of recent Johannesburg narratives. Mutation here is a logic of discontinuous transformation, distinct from “hybridity,” concerned less with mimicry and in-betweenness than with...