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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 471–475.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the Crossings of Empire.” Literature Compass 7 . 3 ( 2010 ): 195 – 213 . Native American Cosmopolitanism kate flint, The Transatlantic Indian, 1776–1930 (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2008), pp. 394, cloth, $42.00. Kate Flint’s The Transatlantic Indian, 1776–1930...
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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 377–405.
Published: 01 November 2000
... , Irving . “Black Boys and Native Sons.” Dissent 10 ( 1963 ): 353 –68. Hutchinson , Earl Ofari . Blacks and Reds: Race and Class Conflict, 1919–1990 . East Lansing: Michigan State UP, 1995 . Kaplan , Amy . “Left Alone with America: The Absence of Empire in the Study of American...
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Novel (1 May 2002) 36 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2002
... , Rhonda . “Making Men and History: Achebe and the Politics of Revisionism.” Ed. Lindfors. 91 –100. Crowther , S.A. The Gospel on the Banks of the Niger . 1859 . Journals and Notices of the Native Missionaries Accompanying the Niger Expedition of 1857–59 . London: Dawsons, 1968...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 231–257.
Published: 01 November 2002
...: Yale UP, 2000 . Klinkenborg , Verlyn . “Witness to Strangeness, Espionage is only one of a Korean American hero’s secrets.” Rev. of Native Speaker, by Chang-rae Lee. The New Yorker 10 July 1995 : 76 –77. Lee , Chang-rae . Native Speaker . New York: Riverhead, 1995 . Lee...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 444–465.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Padraig Kirwan Much has been written about how contemporary Native American writers explore the intersection between cultural or social materialities on the one hand and aesthetic or imaginative autonomies on the other. In keeping with that discussion, this essay examines David Treuer's Little...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Audrey Jaffe Focusing on scenes of exclusion in The Return of the Native, The Woodlanders , and Jude the Obscure , this article argues that Hardy reveals realist representation to be structured by a dynamic of inclusion and exclusion. Rather than claim Hardy as a realist or antirealist, the article...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
... also suggests that the deep past that makes the everyday historical is exactly what disqualifies native culture from history. This is the colonial paradox that most interests me in Cather's rethinking of the historical novel: Indian culture is excluded from the alternative space that Cather opens up...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 406–423.
Published: 01 November 2013
... recovers an understudied story from Wright on its own terms, thereby challenging the tendency to read his early work as premature versions of Native Son ; second, it acknowledges black radical thought and aesthetics as a distinct tradition with fascinating convergences and divergences from European...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 366–372.
Published: 01 November 2009
... critical essays, “Traveling Theory” and “Travelling Theory Reconsidered,” in which Edward Said takes the concept of reification as an apt way to describe a specific symbolic procedure central to colonial discourse: the dehumanization of the native. If we follow out the Fanonian logic of that claim, we can...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
... which a citizen of the past emerges living into the present, or someone survives his or her “native” historical era to become a kind of temporal exile in the present. The gothic has been characterized as the eruption of the past into the present and the past in these narratives is indeed “undead” and...
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Novel (1 August 2006) 39 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 August 2006
... valuable study of King's creative cEuvre reveal with precision and thor- oughness the ways in which King uses humor to blur the boundaries which restrict and compromise not only the physical and spiritual lives of Native peoples, but the intellectual and creative potential of all of us. King's...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 354–356.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... The image of Maisie as an “Indian cap­tive” in What Maisie Knew, published in 1897, for example, is read against the background of the Columbian Exposition held four years previously. Johnson explains James’s fond­ness for drawing comparisons between his characters and Native Americans as the...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 May 1999
... imperial power and native colony as well as the structuring principle of speech and thought about imperiurn and empire. In Foucauldian terms, rape is the genealogical DNA in- tertwining the discursive structure of imperial power and knowledge. European exploration and appropriation of other lands...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 326–351.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., Preface to The Princess Casamassima For we shall have to ask ourselves, inevitably, what happens to the fraternity of brothers whm an animal enters the scene. Jacques Derrida, "The Animal that Therefore I am (More to Follow)" Native Blankness A...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Solomon’s Mines (1885) in which a South African native requests that a white toe be appended to his foot after the amputation of his own digit (66). This podiatric interaction depicts racial hybridity as the preposter- ous fantasy of a black subject who covets whiteness. Contemporaneous discourses...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 305–308.
Published: 01 August 2011
... structures into their work even as they sought to discourage readers from embracing its seductive power. Bentley explores the impact of these changes within four cultural projects: literary realism, African American letters, American pragmatism, and Native American intellectual life. She proposes...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 488–491.
Published: 01 November 2011
... cultural nationalism and American nativity” as in earlier criticism (Sau-ling Wong, qtd. in Rody 17). They consequently imagine Asian American experience in global, diasporic, and transnational terms. Departing from family-centered realist plots that dominated earlier Asian American fiction...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 May 2017
... tongues be imagined to represent a timeless connection between body and earth. McCrea aligns this metropolitan fetishization of lost vernaculars with the “broader modernist sense of not being native to language at all” and, more intriguingly, with the “gay predicament of feeling at odds with nature” (63...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 482–489.
Published: 01 November 2009
... provides access to the otherwise opaque norms and values governing the technological civilization of Europe. Real- ism is also cast as a framework of intelligibility, a way of producing knowledge that empowers natives to overcome their materially backward state. Abdullah’s literary text behaves like...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2015
... greatness.) A second is the up-from story, the rise of some socially representative figure whose individual history reveals “the promises and pitfalls of the American dream” ( An American Tragedy , The Great Gatsby , Native Son , Invisible Man ). A third road to candidacy is a plot that explores national...