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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 May 2010
... inclination toward retrospection. Comparable forms of nostalgia for the Edwardian period persist in 1930s fiction and are explored in this essay, along with an inheritance of modernist narrative techniques, in novels including The Memorial, Eyeless in Gaza, A Scots Quair , and Coming Up for Air . The essay...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 August 2012
... by brain science, neuroscientists have drawn upon the narrative techniques of experimental literature in order to present their evolving theories of consciousness. © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Beckett Samuel . Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 460–463.
Published: 01 November 2013
... provocative point is that, just as novelistic realism is “verisimilar,” so too our experience of reality is nothing less than the deployment of “narrative techniques that permit language to mimic the experience of transparency through which we certify the real as such” (7). It follows for Bender...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 320–322.
Published: 01 November 2007
... The Glassblower's Breath (1993), Nuruddin Farah's Maps (1986), or Carlos Fuentes's Aura (1962)treated to similarly illuminating analyses. When Richardson NAOMI MANDEL I UNUSUAL TECHNIQUES does advance thematic links between narrative voice and text, his conclusions are rela...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 550–554.
Published: 01 November 2016
... that marked readers’ reactions to fiction mutated into a safe space of voluntary, hermetically sealed, and ultimately insincere belief. Chapter 1 grounds the later discussion of wonder's narrative techniques by addressing travel literature, natural philosophy, and Protestant spiritual practices...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that he had to narrate ever-earlier events and abandoned the project. Paperno attributes the failure to the demands and limitations of a linear temporal order closed under causality that characterizes conventional narration. Tolstoy found an alternative narrative technique when he recorded his dreams...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., historically inside the field of civil society yet ideologically outside it, assumes a relentless antagonism to its norms. The division of narratives maps the conceptual antagonism between civil society, a collective composed of individuals and a formal system of regulated differences, and fanaticism...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 219–239.
Published: 01 August 2019
...) and Mary Poovey (on the accuracy effect), this essay attends to the dandy accountant of Heart of Darkness , the accretive narrative structure of Nostromo , and Shreve's recasting of Sutpen's life as a debtor's farce in Absalom, Absalom! If Conrad bluntly equates accounting with lying, Faulkner reveals...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 May 2005
... a series of narrative techniques that will later ame to characterize anthropol- ogy's Participant Observer. And "defensive, rather than smug" novels produce the nation as culture in "attempts to comprehend and counteract a suspected by-produd of British expansion, a moral evacuation or 'meaning...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): v.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Imagination, 1688-1839." His essays have appeared in Journal of Narrative Technique, Studies in Romanticism, and, upcoming, in ELH. CYNTHIA TOLENTINO is a Post-doctoral Fellow at Vassar College. This essay is drawn from research for her dissertation, "The Liberal, the Sociologist, and the Novelist...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 381–399.
Published: 01 November 2015
... juridicopolitical economy. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Property law gender inequality narrative technique political exclusion economic dispossession On July 17, 2013, India's Cabinet approved the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill 2010, a piece of legislation that, once signed...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 491–495.
Published: 01 November 2013
... that curi- ously obtain an ontological status “one degree above things” (96). It is this surplus reality that Jordan elegantly identifies and explains through two principal narrative techniques: (1) the maintenance of a character’s opacity to the narrative gaze, which suggests the psy- chological...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 November 2015
... information is processed” (111). If contemporary debates about the relationship between database and narrative thus have their conceptual ancestor in Ulysses , so too, Pressman claims, does the concept of distributed cognition. In her reading, stream of consciousness is a modernist narrativetechnique...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
... charged houses—even if they gesture back to the nineteenth century architecturally—seem to evince a distinctly modernist narrative technique and inquiry into the relationship between form and life. It is with considerable surprise, then, that when reading Charles Dickens's Bleak House we find...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 262–277.
Published: 01 August 2016
... at the time. 5 In thinking about the post-Nasser era and its cultural landscape, especially with respect to fictional narrative forms, one must account for both a return to the realism of the previous period and continuity with the modernist techniques of the sixties. I see both formal trends...
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Novel (2001) 34 (3): 369–390.
Published: 01 November 2001
... innovations in fictional perspective. James's formal strategies-his raising to a higher power of narrative "technique"-model newly self-reflexive forms of subjectivity in fiction. The rise of a Victorian mass "visuality," whose impact has been analyzed by, amongst others, Jonathan Crary and Nancy...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in multiple forms. Critical work has pointed, for example, to a resurgence in the use of epistolary narrative techniques in recent fiction, which has embraced digital textual communications as well as paper letters. Rachel Bower describes a growing interest in epistolary conventions at the end...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 398–402.
Published: 01 August 2016
... and for varied aesthetic and ideological ends. Scientific and literary writers shared paradigms, discourses, and innovative narrative and poetic techniques in order to captivate readers encountering new worlds—whether a world of nerves, Galapagos tortoises, the tyrannosaurus-like movement of London law courts...
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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 May 2001
... and narrative technique, a reversal'of sensibility and a concomi- tant rejection of first-person epistolarity in favor of experimental, free-indirect modes of narration. Here we find the Gretna plot miniaturized in direct propor- tion to the dilation and deferral of the central marriage plot. InMansfield...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 August 2020
... a focalized object. This series of overlapping perceptions constructs an alternative version of interiority” (106). By contrast, “James's narrative techniques have become definitive of depth psychology not necessarily because they portray a more realistic version of the human, but because they portray...