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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the literary “darkness” of Melville's shorter fiction to suggest that the “predominant pessimism or anxiety” characteristic of these stories is less a series of depressive reactions to a depressing world than “an organizing phenomenological methodology by which the world comes to be” (205). To do so, Hurh...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 444–462.
Published: 01 November 2022
... the accumulation of detail, as through a kind of supercharged observation and modulations of narrative pace and speed. If taxonomy ends in an array, the novel's typicality manifests itself more phenomenologically and affectively, through sentiments and hard‐to‐define sensations that include those of decline...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 August 2017
... traditionally been construed in terms of his granular representations of individual persons and the lavish interiorization—indeed, veneration—of what he calls “centers of consciousness,” a phenomenology of a character who will have nothing do with its narrative enhances our understanding not only of Isabel...
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Novel (2022) 55 (2): 180–199.
Published: 01 August 2022
... phenomenologies of scarcity, which manifest as affect, epistemic structure, economic process, social relations, and transcendent force or metaphysic (both natural and supernatural). Suspense replicates the social operation of generalized scarcity by carrying us from one particular “conflict of choice” to the next...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 26–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Hobbes and John Locke; and the use of contemporary phenomenology on touch by Jean-Luc Nancy and Jacques Derrida. The resulting interpretation identifies Pamela as a “chiropractress” who resorts to the religious violence of the miracle in order to neutralize the patriarchal hand and obtain political...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 26–48.
Published: 01 May 2016
... naturalist foil Dr. Obed Bat. I then outline the phenomenology of capture as a mode of vision, unfolding not only what capture makes visible but also what it obscures—and how animals appear and disappear in capture. Finally, I show how vision becomes supervision when the logic of capture extends from animals...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 August 2020
... since I first heard that music,’ said La Voisin” (70). The intersection of novel studies and phenomenology also invites further investigation as a result of this book. While the novel has long been considered the representation of experience, of what it feels like to be, to do, or to undergo...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 313–317.
Published: 01 August 2019
... discussing expression, then switch to Paul Ekman on basic emotion; enter Alva Noe's phenomenology or Sianne Ngai's aesthetic categories; then you are back with Sterne in the Alps; wait—is that Highbury? and Emma Woodhouse? To champion these three resources—recent scientific debate, rhetorical analysis...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 280–284.
Published: 01 August 2020
... was invested in statistical linguistic analysis as well as in the affects of aesthetic experience). More important, Morgan suggests Lee's objective aesthetic theory may inspire ways of marrying phenomenological accounts of aesthetic experience (the feeling of reading, the affects of art) with quantifiable...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 393–397.
Published: 01 August 2016
... theories, Serpell reads seven contemporary novels in order to do nothing less than retheorize reading from the ground up. Framed in terms diversely drawn from cognitive psychology, phenomenology, ethical philosophy, and literary formalism—and frequently explained through metaphors of music and architecture...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 367–369.
Published: 01 November 2004
.... While the individual chapters do not comprise a single sustained argument, Punday seems most invested in how tropes of art bodiment mediate between text and reader: the result is almost a phenomenology of narra- tive matter(s),wherein we -me increasingly aware of how the multivalent body can...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 May 2004
... to sean real. And in- deed, the book alternates somewhat uncomfortably between historical/ cultural explana- tion and phenomenological assertion (more on this below). Asserting that the ''human investment in the physical world" is not reducible to the logic of consumer capitalism (5), Brown...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 2014
...: Lectures on Fine Art . Trans. Knox T. M. . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1975 . ———. The Phenomenology of Mind . Trans. Baille J. B. . New York : Harper Torchbooks , 1967 . Irzık Sibel . “Allegorical Lives: The Public and the Private in the Modern Turkish Novel.” South Atlantic...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 305–308.
Published: 01 August 2023
... it in his entertaining but now rarely read 1969 essay “Phenomenology of Reading,” to be a reader of fiction is to inhabit “a consciousness astonished by an existence which is not mine, but which I experience as though it were mine” ( 60 ). Zhang puts her model to the test by examining one of Woolf's...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 60–78.
Published: 01 May 2018
... observation, exemplified by the scene in which he breaks down at the sight of a driver abusing his horse, that allows him to figure as both the phenomenologically overwhelmed autist as well as the socially conscious modernist artist. 13 In short, Conrad bids us to make sense of the fact that Whalley's...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 May 2018
... not indicate a lack of self-reflection. On the contrary, as illustrated in the phenomenological tradition, one's consciousness of subjectivity is only heightened by paying attention to perception, intention, sensation, experience, and feeling. Patrick Jagoda's Network Aesthetics , focused equally on both...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., and Merleau-Ponty: Some of Their Contributions and Limitations for Environmentalism.” Eco-phenomenology: Back to the Earth Itself . Ed. Brown Charles S. Toadvine Ted . New York : State U of New York P , 2003 . 103 – 20 . Lingis Alphonso . “Bestiality.” Animal Others: On Ethics...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 235–253.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and code rather than the mimesis of phenomenological time in the story world. This is a novel unusually receptive to temporal questions, concerning these two modes of temporalizing the world, looped back into its reflexivity concerning its status as a declining form. This double temporal tracking also...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., Enlightenment philosophy, twentieth-century existentialism, phenomenology, and ethics as well as film theory and psychoanalysis. This multilayered theoretical and philosophical scaffolding, which informs two chapters on Stephen (1 and 2) and two on Bloom (3 and 5), also supports what, to this reader...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 189–209.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., exteriorities, and frictions) inseparably from time. Vivisectible, dynamic, and phenomenologically feeling around for its reality, this character experiences the storyworld in a way that, for the reader, dilates time, forcing a pause over short-lived actions and feelings (like Dorothea's vexation). All...