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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 360–364.
Published: 01 November 2017
... am struck by the extent to which close reading remains the dominant mode, with limited attention paid to reviews, editions, and other indexes of the actual contemporary circulation and impact of these novels. It was cultural studies lite at best. I give you this autobiographical vignette for its...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 480–500.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Deidre Lynch Abstract Novel studies and book history alike emphasize the significance of Walter Scott's creation of his Magnum Opus edition (1829–33): a repossession, on behalf of a newly individuated author and between the covers of a uniformly manufactured edition, of publications that had...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 347–368.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to the Third World necessitates the construction of a global history of the novel that will redress the myopia in novel studies, postcolonialism, and contemporary theories of world literature. To return to folkloric culture after it had gone through “the processing” is destined to be an ambiguous move...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to realism freshly unlocked from its subordinate role in a promodernist critical climate. Both shifts—in the practice and in the theory of world realism—can be understood as post–Cold War effects. Surveying the recent rise of realism as a favored object and methodological reference point in novel studies...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 166–175.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Tom McCarthy Abstract This article was originally delivered as the keynote address at the fourth biennial conference of the Society for Novel Studies, University of Pittsburgh, May 13, 2016. Copyright © 2018 by Tom McCarthy 2018 contemporary novel cartography resistance Thank you...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 329–337.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jonathan Arac Examining changes in the study of the novel since Novel began publication in 1967, this essay focuses on the current importance of world literature as a topic for debate and exploration and suggests that complex relationships with the study of postcolonial literature have helped...
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Novel (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 (2016) 49 (3): 486–503.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kyoko Takanashi Taking Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey as a case study, this article explores how mid-eighteenth-century novels of sensibility theorized mediation—and by extension, the very act of reading. Sentimental fiction draws attention to the instability of individual feeling...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Sean Silver Abstract This article positions the eighteenth‐century novel alongside contemporary developments in the modeling of complex systems, including Leonhard Euler's solution to the Königsberg bridge problem and William Hogarth's serial engravings. Unlike studies that apply network theory...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 250–271.
Published: 01 August 2018
... American studies in particular, Herrera holds that the novel's potential—whether social, political, or artistic—stems from its capacity to make visible that which common perception cannot. But this means that rather than begin with the question, “what if there is no such thing as society?” his...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 449–466.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Holmes canon does not consist only of the four novels— A Study in Scarlet , The Sign of Four , The Hound of the Baskervilles , and The Valley of Fear —but also of a great many short stories. This is hardly promising for the application of novel theory. As I show in the last part of this essay, however...
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Novel (2023) 56 (3): 367–388.
Published: 01 November 2023
... driving this shadow plot is George Eliot's Daniel Deronda (1876), itself a study of the meaning‐making, life‐shaping power of identificatory and mimetic reading, or what Eliot calls “the magic of quick comparison.” dhack@umich.edu Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023 Kazuo Ishiguro George...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
... – 82 . Tennyson Alfred Lord . In Memoriam A. H. H. London : Bankside , 1900 . Thacker Eugene . In the Dust of This Planet . Vol. 1 of Horror of Philosophy . Winchester : Zero , 2011 . Watt Ian . The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 366–372.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Jed Esty Lukácsian narrative theory remains influential in literary studies despite the fact that many of its principles and conclusions seem specific to novel production within the industrializing heartland of the nineteenth-century European nation-state. Starting with the premise that two...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 November 2020
... as metaphor, reading as a case study Ian McEwan's The Children Act . McEwan's novel dramatizes a conflict between religion and the secular law, which is an example of the type of dispute that Jean-François Lyotard identifies in The Differend : a dispute that is unresolvable because the process for regulating...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
... studies. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . Rev. ed. London: Verso, 1991 . Bakhtin , M. M. The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays . Trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... noted the significance for the novel, for American letters, and for literary and critical studies, even as black women writers like Morrison, Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara, Paule Marshall, and Gayl Jones—together with a rising body of black feminist scholars and critics—had been engaged...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 442–459.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 458 ). Refusing anything like a full-blown theory of form or capital- O Ontology, the novel both practices and advocates provisional taxonomy—touching and moving on—as a way of knowing its ever-changing material. This essay's analysis of the describer's nightmare is thus a case study for Lynch's...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 November 2009
... distinct from those of the emergent human sciences—is served by Middlemarch 's unlikely investment in “noisiness” over intelligibility in apprehensions of the social world, inverting the social scientific clarity promised in the book's subtitle, A Study of Provincial Life . The novel's realism is achieved...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Susan Z. Andrade Until recently, studies of postcolonial African novels emphasized the genre's relation to anticolonial critique and its expression of collective resistance. In response to the overwhelming assumption that novels from Africa were primarily anthropological artifacts rather than works...