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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2010
... idea of the collection The Novel : “to make the literary field longer, larger, and deeper”—historically longer, geographically larger, and morphologically deeper than those few classics of nineteenth-century Western European “realism” that have dominated the recent theory of the novel (and my own work...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 297–301.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Ivan Kreilkamp JACKSON TONY E. , The Technology of the Novel: Writing and Narrative in British Fiction ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 2009 ), pp. 234 , cloth, $55.00 . © 2011 by Novel, Inc. 2011 Duke University Press Novel Theory for Homo Sapiens...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jonathan Arac Georg Lukács's Theory of the Novel locates the novel at a particular juncture within the history of Western spirit but not in relation to any specific social, political, or economic history. Mikhail Bakhtin, influenced by Lukács and also by Friedrich Schlegel's theorization...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 311–317.
Published: 01 August 2009
...David Cunningham For Georg Lukács in his Theory of the Novel , if the abstraction inherent in the act of theorization itself is demanded in some way by the novel form, it is because in “the created reality” of the latter “totality can be systematized only in abstract terms.” Yet equally the novel...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 362–373.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Vaughn Rasberry Abstract Reading British writer Francis Spufford's 2008 novel Red Plenty , a fictionalized account of life in the Soviet Union during the early Khrushchev years, this essay defends a bare theory of race against what it calls a novelistic theory of race. Whereas the latter—powerfully...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 129–146.
Published: 01 November 2005
...THOMAS DIPIERO Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 Works Cited Adam , Antoine . Histoire de la littérature française au XVIIè siècle . 5 vols . Paris: Domat, 1948 . Bannister , Mark . Privileged Mortals: The French Heroic Novel, 1630–1660 . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1983...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 187–195.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of Literature ), his work on pedagogy and aesthetics, and the literature of novel theory in the twentieth century, including the work of Georg Lukács and Mikhail Bakhtin. Rancière's insistence upon the “democratic” quality of the novel form presents a quandary for many readers, due to his reluctance to speak...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Tobias Boes Literary theory for the past century has been dominated by the assumption that the novel is a genre that responds to the feeling of “transcendental homelessness” that is both described and partially caused by transcendental philosophy. Central to this assumption is the idea that we can...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 November 2009
... that sets it apart from a premodern praxis of transmission—a historical juncture that has been occluded by novel theory. The novel was not always transnational, but its emergence as a modern genre depended on it. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Anderson , Benedict . Imagined...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 326–331.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., in miniature, the affective processes involved in the work as a whole. It is intended as a microcosm of the temporal workings of long narrative. Rather than offering the “see, it works this way” epistemology of close reading, it functions in Victorian reviewing and novel theory as “see, it feels this way...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 feminist critique novel theory Sianne Ngai reading Like Proust, the reparative reader “helps himself again and again.” —Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick I call the vision or idea “delirious” for a couple of reasons: First, because it had a “mad...
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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 (2000) 33 (3): 281–306.
Published: 01 November 2000
...JOHN BRENKMAN 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 development...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Ian Duncan The publication of English translations of Georg Lukács's The Theory of the Novel (1971) and The Historical Novel (1962) inaugurated a major development in North American criticism of the past half century: the turn to Continental theory for an identification of the novel...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 May 2017
... remains an enduring concern. As an introduction, it provides an illuminating overview of the role that the concept of secularization has played in novel theory (although Mikhail Bakhtin's work is strangely missing here). Indeed, one of the strengths of Pecora's contribution to novel theory lies in his...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 72–77.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Caroline Reitz Theories of the novel have made us comfortable with the idea of the novel's trademark heteroglossia and dynamism. We accept that the novel, according to Bakhtin, “best of all reflects the tendencies of a new world still in the making” and that, according to Franco Moretti...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Kathy Alexis Psomiades Both the novel and anthropology think about and through marriage and kinship. Furthermore, many of us use theories that ultimately originate in anthropology to think about how marriage and kinship work in the novel. This essay argues that the historical emergence...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 261–283.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Sarah Winter This essay locates the subject of human rights in the narrative forms of J. M. Coetzee's novels Waiting for the Barbarians and Foe through an interpretation drawing on Jacques Rancière's theory of dissensus and tracing the novel's historical relations to the equitable and remedial...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 20–22.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to Novostroika . Durham : Duke UP , 1993 . Lukács Georg . Theory of the Novel: A Historico-Philosophical Essay on the Forms of Great Epic Literature . Trans. Bostock Anna . Cambridge, MA : MIT P , 1971 . Watt Ian . The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 August 2017
... University Press 2017 novel theory nineteenth-century realism character-space recessive action In his 1908 Preface to The Portrait of a Lady , Henry James remembers his optimism, as he gazed out the window of his rented lodgings on the Riva Schiavoni in the spring of 1880, that Venice's...