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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 May 2005
...NICHOLAS DALY CAROLINE REITZ, Detecting the Nation: Fictions of Detection and the Imperial Venture (Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2004), pp. 184, cloth, $59.95, paper, $19.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2005 2005 The Empire and the Police CAROLINE REITZ, Detecting...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 332–336.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Eleni Coundouriotis eleni.coundouriotis@uconn.edu Sal Nicolazzo , Vagrant Figures: Law, Literature, and the Origins of the Police ( New Haven, CT : Yale UP , 2020 ), pp. 310 , cloth, $65.00 . Copyright © 2023 by Novel, Inc. 2023 Until recently, scholars of law...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 312–315.
Published: 01 August 2017
... solution purposely embedded by the criminal. For example, in the Sherlock Holmes novel A Study in Scarlet , a clumsy attempt is made by the villainous Mormons to misdirect police by scrawling “RACHE” nearby, thereby diverting suspicion onto German socialists and secret societies. In Gillian Flynn's Gone...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 254–273.
Published: 01 August 2020
... triumphing. To explain her position, the article turns to Jacques Rancière's unresolvable antagonism between “politics” and “the police,” which has an aesthetic analogue in the clash between the formally anarchic modern novel and premodern hierarchies of genre. Wharton unearths 1870s New York like...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 19–37.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of anti‐Blackness, including police brutality, disproportionate Black incarceration, and systemic inequalities, but also because, as Jemima Pierre argues, Africa is often perceived as “ the site of racial otherness,” making engagements with racialization in Africa appear redundant. This paper considers...
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Novel (2000) 33 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 August 2000
...CAROLINE REITZ Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Works Cited Brogden , Mike . “An Act to Colonise the Internal Lands of the Island: Empire and the Origins of the Professional Police.” International Journal of the Sociology of Law 15 ( 1987 ): 179 –208. Brogden , Mike...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 262–277.
Published: 01 August 2016
... abruptly with an account of how “the chief of the village council of al-Duhriyya called the officer of al-Tawfiqiyya police station. . . . He informed him that a peasant day laborer had assaulted the village's physician. . . . The reason was that the peasant was proven to have committed an act of fraud...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 8–18.
Published: 01 May 2022
... parenthetically as A, B, or C. As BLM faces an uncertain future, questioning the motives behind the groundswell of support it previously enjoyed seems misguided. The fact is that we do not know the quality of hurt that people were experiencing when the social media uptake of a horrific police killing...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 August 2010
... , Henry . London Labour and the London Poor . Ed. Victor Neuburg. London: Penguin, 1985 . Miller , D. A. The Novel and the Police . Berkeley: U of California P, 1988 . Miller , J. Hillis . “The Fiction of Realism: Sketches by Boz, Oliver Twist, and Cruikshank's Illustrations...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 May 2004
... trumpeting the capital's modernity and innovation. As Cook homes in on the specific sites of homosexual activity and contact made possi- ble by technological innovation, he also reminds us, evoking Foucault, of the modern ap- paratuses of policing and prosecution that arose in concert with these new...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 May 2019
... a single story (from the scaffold to the cell, from the plantation to the prison). Instead, he recovers the many practices that could be seen as enforcing justice in a period of rapid change. Before the Civil War, Ostrowski's work reminds us, new institutions like modern police forces shared a landscape...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to police the boundaries between the human and the machine, but as Rhee points out, the judge needs to conceptualize the human before he or she can possibly assess human likeness. Hence the game also opens up the possibility for the judge to misrecognize the human rendering the very category “human...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
... . 4 ( Oct. 1997 ): 25 – 61 . Miller D. A. Narrative and Its Discontents: Problems of Closure in the Traditional Novel . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1981 . ———. The Novel and the Police . Berkeley : U of California P , 1988 . Miller J. Hillis . The Form of Victorian...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 132–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
...; the increasing role of Lacanianism in Ernesto Laclau to explain the efficacy of the empty signifier in Emancipation(s); the opposition between politics and police in Rancie`re’s Disagreement; the undecidability between subjection and subjectification in Judith Butler’s The Psychic Life of Power...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2022
... that makes BLM so effective is precisely its replication in different specific locations. BLM activists have demonstrated, for instance, the constitutive similarities across George Floyd's murder by the police in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor's murder by the police in Louisville, and Tamir Rice's murder...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Burnard notes importantly that white Jamaicans treated one another with strict regard for civil law and were even “remarkably enlightened” by the standards of their day. With respect to their enslaved African population, it was the exact opposite: “Jamaica was akin to a police state based on a commitment...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 208–228.
Published: 01 August 2011
... David . New York : Picador , 2003 . Gilroy Paul . “Police and Thieves.” The Empire Strikes Back: Race and Racism in 70s Britain . Birmingham : Center for Contemporary Cultural Studies , 1982 . 141 – 80 . ———. Postcolonial Melancholia . New York : Columbia UP , 2005...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 August 2014
... police and pol- itics (for Rancie`re, the analytic eye is the eye of the police that confirms the imper- ative of fluid circulation); it also runs counterintuitive to his style of theoretical writing, which, as Bruno Bosteels rightly notes, ‘‘displays a brilliant use of the free indirect style...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 38–60.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... Her fear of racist violence in the United States even subconsciously changes her behavior. When she walks past a police car in New York City, she removes her hands from her pockets for fear that police might think she has a gun and shoot her. Wenzel's novel is not centered on the United States...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2022
... has to say and what it can tell us in the wake of a year that saw cities across the United States and around the globe erupt in protest over the police killing of George Floyd. Largely inspired by BLM, a self-described “movement-building project” launched by three activists in the aftermath of George...