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Novel (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...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 327–331.
Published: 01 August 2023
... studies—is immensely generative. But the centrality of time and scale to definitions of catastrophe in disaster studies would seem to militate against literary narratives' attentiveness to individual subjectivities, even—and especially—when narrating collective experiences. Rastogi's working definition...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 November 2019
... experiments with narrative time. This article locates antidevelopmental narratives in the uneven culture of the peripheral metropolis, focusing on two twentieth-century urban novels: Lao She's Rickshaw (1936–37) and Mulk Raj Anand's Coolie (1936). Tracing the journeys of migrant workers engaged in informal...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 165–183.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... Detection, then, is not a stance of suspicion or a law of revelation but a process that illuminates what it means to be subject to time. Ultimately, I argue, the figure of the wait describes not only the narrative time of unmet expectations but also the experience of our most timely historical category...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 511–516.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and Texts in Translation . Ed. Bann Stephen and E. Bowlt John. Edinburgh: Scottish Academic, 1973 . Woolf , Virginia . To the Lighthouse . London: Harcourt Brace, 1927 . Reading Time Michael Levenson This is an essay about time in the novel and in narrative...
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Novel (2023) 56 (1): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2023
...! , General Compson's celebratory close reading of a temporal rupture in Thomas Sutpen's narrative models an essentially modernist trope of glitch interpretation (the aesthetic redemption of a formal rupture as temporally mimetic) that remains popular in criticism to this day. At the same time, Faulkner's own...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in. Phelps's text vacillates between tenses, seeking to make all people inhabit the present; however, narration depends on keeping these time frames discrete, and as the religious goal of the novel is achieved, its narrative cohesion is undermined. © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and Virginia Woolf's construction, this article proposes empty-house-time as a distinctive narrative chronotope, one that nineteenth- and twentieth-century British writers use to investigate the processes of realist fiction, especially its affective dimensions. Taking the character-less built environment...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
... British Children's Literature.” Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations . Ed. Woodward Kathleen . Bloomington : Indiana UP , 1999 . 59 – 87 . Matz Jesse . “The Art of Time, Theory to Practice.” Narrative 19 . 3 ( 2011 ): 273 – 94 . Monod Sylvère . Martin Chuzzlewit...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 318–325.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and the time of life and argues that it is the existence of the future in a written narrative that is the most significant aspect of this circle. The already-there-ness of the future in written narrative, it is argued, gives to the concepts of anticipation and prolepsis a new importance for the understanding...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., a fourth dimension in time and space rather than a product of family descent. This narrative, “A Vacation Unique,” was probably conceived sometime during Du Bois’s years as an undergraduate student at Harvard. In the outline for the plot, a black Harvard undergraduate convinces his white classmate...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
... for representing longer or shorter periods of time, smaller or greater geographic expanses; and generic innovation may indeed make new space for the representation of deep time. And yet the massive distributions of deep time seem to open the possibility of something radically new in narrative form. While deep...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 326–331.
Published: 01 August 2009
... an injustice but a misunderstanding of the function of this neglected and abjected form of citation. By turning to a variety of Victorian critics and theorists, the excerpt emerges as a highly developed tool for the analysis of long narrative. The protracted excerpt exists as a way of producing for the reader...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 547–565.
Published: 01 November 2022
... calling the open-circuit structure of his multi-plot narratives. 2 Scenes of lavishly funded VR aesthetics in the high-tech America of “research and development” are pitted against the contrasting affect, emphatically detached in space and time, of savage sensory deprivation—from within...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 96–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Micronesian island of Ivu'ivu, where a “lost tribe” is rumored to be living. As is typical of such discovery narratives, the affective response of wonder initially dominates the discourse. Over time, however, this sense of wonder is transformed into the more durable feeling of curiosity, which in turn...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 400–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Martin Zirulnik Odd phrases—certain vaguely humorous idiomatic figures of speech—are far too instrumental in the narrative development of Crane's fiction to be considered incidental, though their precise role remains obscure. At times, particular phrases and figures even seem to exert a surreal...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 410–416.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in which “process” or movement in time is not goal oriented, where the goal is immanent to the process and where the notion of closure is irrelevant rather than subverted or unattainable. I propose to call such plots “narratives of survival” because they tend to foreground the continuous, in principle...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 18–22.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Lorri Nandrea Psychoanalytic paradigms have been widely and successfully used to understand the relationships between desire and narrative fiction. The fact that Freud's theory accounts so well for the structure of many novels, particularly nineteenth-century novels, may lead critics to overlook...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
...” and unfixed—wandering through both space and time. Examining the consequences of such wandering can tell us a great deal about the relationship of narrative to temporality and the relationship of temporality to theories of moral education. © 2010 by Novel, Inc. 2010 Works Cited Addison , Joseph...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., and coincidental indeterminacies as part of a fascination with unorthodox causal structures and the breakup of secular time. Today these contingent textual incidents seem to foreshadow a wider set of uncertainties regarding the true scope of historical narrative: the place of the event in cultural analysis...