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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Franco Moretti My essay poses three questions: Why are novels in prose? Why are they so often stories of adventures? Why was there a European but not a Chinese rise of the novel in the course of the eighteenth century? Disparate as they may sound, the questions have a common source in the guiding...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 245–252.
Published: 01 August 2009
...George Boulukos The rise of the middle class in eighteenth-century England has long been called into question in British historiography. This essay, following the lead of Dror Wahrman's Imagining the Middle Class , reads the significance of claims linking the novel and the middle class rather than...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 460–466.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Amy M. King Our canonical accounts of the novel form, arising out of formalist, psychoanalytic, structuralist, or Marxist interpretive practices, tend pervasively to occlude or ignore altogether one of its most salient elements: description. From Propp's schemas of narrative “functions” to Peter...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 167–185.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon This article turns to the space of the colony in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world to offer an alternative theory of the novel—one that defines colonial geographies as constitutive of the novel as a genre rather than as marginal and inessential. In looking to such...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Rebecca C. Johnson Taking as a case study the first known novel to be originally written in Arabic, Khalīl al-Khūrī’s Alas, I Am Not a Foreigner , this essay addresses the centrality of translation to the Arabic novel as it circulated in transnational Arabic print networks as part of both Arab...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 5–17.
Published: 01 August 2007
...LEONARD TENNENHOUSE Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Works Cited Agamben , Giorgio . Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life . Trans. Daniel Heller-Roazen...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 77–103.
Published: 01 August 2007
...ELIZABETH MADDOCK DILLON Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Works Cited Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . Rev. ed. New York: Verso, 1991 . Armstrong , Nancy . Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 125–150.
Published: 01 August 2007
...AMANDA EMERSON Copyright © Novel Corp. 2006 2006 Works Cited Axelrod , Alan . Charles Brockden Brown: An American Tale . Austin: U of Texas P, 1983 . Barnard , Philip , Mark L. Kamrath, and Stephen Shapiro, eds. Revising Charles Brockden Brown: Culture, Politics, and...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 23–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Aaron Matz Two late Victorian novels—George Gissing's The Nether World (1889) and Robert Louis Stevenson's The Ebb-Tide (1894)—share something peculiar: both prominently feature scenes of vitriol thrown at or exploding in a character's face. I argue that vitriol proved alluring to these novelists...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 244–263.
Published: 01 November 2008
...MOHAMED-SALAH OMRI Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 Works Cited Abd al-Salam , Ahmad . “Tatawwur al-Maqam fi al-Adab al-Hadith” [“The Development of Maqamah in Modern Literature”]. al-Mabahith 25 ( 1946 ): 3 –6. Allen , Roger . The Arabic Novel: An Historical and...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 86–108.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Gregory Dobbins This article focuses on what the author calls “Irish time” in Flann O'Brien's 1939 novel At Swim-Two-Birds . The author equates the form of this novel with a tension between a progressive form of modernization advocated by the postcolonial state and a deeper cultural and social...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Stacey Margolis CINDY WEINSTEIN, Family, Kinship, and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (New York: Cambridge UP, 2004), pp. 256, cloth, £50.00, paper, £18.99. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Work Cited Ryan , Susan M . “Charity Begins at Home: Stowe's Antislavery...
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Novel (1 May 2009) 42 (1): 161–162.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lisa Gitelman RICHARD MENKE, Telegraphic Realism: Victorian Fiction and Other Information Systems (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2008), pp. 321, cloth, $60.00. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Novel Media richard menke, Telegraphic Realism: Victorian Fiction and...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 378–381.
Published: 01 November 2008
...MICHAEL SAYEAU AMANDA CLAYBAUGH, The Novel of Purpose: Literature and Social Reform in the Anglo-American World (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006), pp. 264, cloth, $45.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 Realism, Reform, and the Transatlantic Novel AMANDA CLAYRAUGH, The Novel...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 466–482.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Benjamin H. Ogden One of the most pressing problems posed by J. M. Coetzee's Diary of a Bad Year is that of the novel as a genre: what it is and is not, how readers “create” texts and their meanings, how literary tradition and genre typologies are constructed and passed down, the plasticity of...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the novel as a genre, but because it circulates as a highly institutionalized material artifact, which has thus far been presented and understood in questionable ways. Indeed, whether seen as a text or a book, or both, Diary obliges us to confront the central challenges facing literary criticism today...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ian Baucom © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Futures of the Novel IAN BAUCOM The collection of brief essays gathered here emerged from the April 2010 forum “Futures of the Novel,” jointly organized by Duke University’s Franklin Humani- ties...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Carlos J. Alonso © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Ludmer Josefina . “Literaturas postautónomas.” < http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ciberletras/v17/ludmer.htm > (accessed 4 Mar. 2011) . Moretti Franco . “Conjectures on World Literature...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jonathan Arac © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Works Cited Hugo Victor . Notre-Dame de Paris . 1832 . Ed. Guyard Marius-François . Paris : Garnier , 1959 . Williams Raymond . “Base and Superstructure in Marxist Cultural Theory.” Problems in...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 8–10.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Nancy Armstrong © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Work Cited Nancy Jean-Luc . The Inoperative Community . Trans. Connor Peter Garbus Lisa . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 1991 . The Future in and of the Novel NANCY ARMSTRONG The...