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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 502–524.
Published: 01 November 2018
... his stutter in the process. James would crucially, if perhaps reluctantly, inaugurate acousmatic abstraction as a dare for future modernist writers to see with their ears. Copyright © 2018 by Novel, Inc. 2018 Henry James realism The American Théâtre Français narrative voice modernism...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 281–306.
Published: 01 November 2000
..., Straus & Giroux, 1980 . On Voice JOHN BRENKMAN I intend in this essay on "voice" in the novel to sharpen the difference between narrative theory and novel theory as antagonistic genres of criticism. Their antagonism is not of course absolute. The...
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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
... occurs. According to Moretti, the discernable manifestation of local form is related to narrative voice. He points out that novels in China reveal that the narrator is uneasy as to how to handle the novel form (62-63). By exercising his moral prerogative, the narrator tries to dominate the plot...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 217–235.
Published: 01 August 2017
... significant that Hans writes his letter, that the utterance “present causes of past effects” belongs to his irreverent voice and fanciful way of thinking as they are constituted by the narrative. Hans himself is more concerned with satirizing the retrospective construction of public justice than with...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the Bildungsroman : Reading Disabled Intercorporealities in Truman Capote's Other Voices, Other Rooms ,” Jess Waggoner has written about the kind of interference disability generates in the bildungsroman. Waggoner argues that disability narratives thwart the goal of normative bourgeois...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 86–111.
Published: 01 August 2004
... , Mieke . “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...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2005
... "preserving and reproduang a charismatic [and always vanishing] voice" (5)decades before mechanical devices existed for performing that labor. The argu- mentative arc of Kreilkamp's book suggests, indeed that the narrative it has to tell is one about the novel's coming to grips not simply with...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... experimental narrative strategies. Among other things, he intersperses his narrative with quotations from a variety of imaginary books that convey a sense of the future world's different voices and provide interpretive frameworks for the unfolding plot. One of the quotations is an excerpt from what appears to...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Magazine 67 ( June 1883 ): 53 -67. Kipling , Rudyard . Something of Myself: For My Friends Known and Unknown . New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1937 . Kreilkamp , Ivan . Voice and the Victorian Storyteller . New York: Cambridge UP, 2005 . Menpes , Mortimer . India . Text by...
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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...
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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 August 2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Terri Weissman This article considers the relationship between lens-based (or photographic) realism and the narrative realism of literary texts with the aim of constructing a model of durational aesthetics that takes into account the simultaneous singularity and ongoingness of the photographic as...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 345–363.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Madhu Dubey Octavia Butler's various novels of enslavement are generally read within the critical framework of the fantastic neo-slave narrative. According to critical consensus, even as this genre disrupts realism in order to reveal continuities between past and present, it nonetheless retains a...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
... thoroughly discard the filiation between a “method” voiced by an external discourse and the narrative form of the Holmes stories. In what follows, I start from the formal features of the Holmes stories in order to arrive at their narrativized structures of subjectivity and temporality. My methodology...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 193–213.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the marriage plot—are behind him. An object of little narrative interest from the perspective of these plots, the old man is continually activated in Dickens's novels, setting up a competition between the natural death he staves off and the closure of the narrative in which he is enmeshed. By...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... short essay, but having two genders, being seemingly limited by biology, becomes rather an explosion of narrative voice. Like Tiresias, I was first one thing and then the other. I’ve been ridiculed by class­ mates, guinea-pigged by doctors, palpated by specialists, and researched by the March...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2012
... book” (Chapters 94). Not unlike the opening scene of Phelps’s The Silent Partner, The Gates Ajar, published three years later, is a generic hybrid, full of stylistic eccentricities and featuring an awkward narrative voice.2 I submit that this is because of Phelps’s belief that the experience...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 223–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
... President’s Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States. 1853. New York: Penguin, 2003. Cooper, Anna Julia. A Voice from the South. 1892. New York: Oxford UP, 1988. 230 novel | summer 2009 Douglass, Frederick. My Bondage and My Freedom. Ed. Henry Louis Gates Jr. 1855...
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Novel (1 May 2013) 46 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 May 2013
... examples, rumor often eludes the critical attention that would apprehend it. Attending to the vague distances in which rumor oper- ates might distract from plot and narrative mechanics closer at hand; only rarely does it find voice in a concrete speaker; and its lack of verifiability frustrates.4...