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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 (2017) 50 (2): 312–315.
Published: 01 August 2017
... 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 Girl , this device is given a further twist when the wife stages her own kidnapping in such a way...
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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 (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
..., The Yacoubian Building , and one in a radically nonconventional form, An Interval for Bewilderment , and argues that other criteria besides narrative form should decide which of the two is realism and which a semblance of the genre and an obfuscation of reality. says Farawla to the greasy police informant...
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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
... UP , 1997 . Miller D. A. The Novel and the Police . Berkeley : U of California P , 1988 . Carl Ostrowski , Literature and Criminal Justice in Antebellum America ( Amherst : U of Massachusetts P , 2016 ), pp. 234 , paper, $29.95 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke...
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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
... of knowledge. My argument is at a Millers’ crossing—somewhere between J. Hillis Miller’s reading of the novel as a self-conscious and “open” text and D. A. Miller’s reading of it as a type of disciplinary closure that “systematically participate[s] in a general economy of policing power” (Police 2...
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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 (2011) 44 (2): 208–228.
Published: 01 August 2011
... is based. Brickhall’s “mythological battleground,” explains Mishal to a hapless Saladin who has been forced to seek refuge in the café after his inexplicable transmogrification into the Devil, is the scene of violent fights that break out between racists, the police, and the migrant community, fights...
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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 (2016) 49 (3): 429–448.
Published: 01 November 2016
... on London. Important studies include Patrick Brantlinger's The Reading Lesson ; Ann Cvetkovich 's Mixed Feelings ; D. A. Miller 's The Novel and the Police ; and Nicholas Daly 's Sensation and Modernity . 7 Dickens's article reconsidering American Notes is “ The Young Man from the Country...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in Douglass’s Narrative, Easy is suspended in a raced temporality and a raced epistemology that together are causal for his quotidian material and emotional experiences. He doesn’t run because he fears the police because he knows what they can do—and what they in fact will do to him later on in the novel...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
... mystery," says the narrator (61). W.LAWRENCE HOGUE 1 PERIPHERAL POSTMODERNISMS The novel offers clues concerning the murder, only to have the narrator inform us that he made them up. The police detectives who attempt scientifically to disclose the "truth" of Cora's and Dale's...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 2014
... only increase it, as Lacan suggests in his reading of the beautiful soul, because she does not see herself (her ‘‘very own raison d’eˆtre in the disorder that she denounces in the world (Lacan 70). The narrator’s ultimate affair with the chief of police marks the end of her enduring battle...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 362–373.
Published: 01 August 2018
...) A citizen's arrest : perhaps such acts have occurred in US history, but the point of Haywood's anecdote is to highlight the stark contrast between the Soviet and American approaches to racial discrimination. The group decides to take the culprit to the police station, where “they hustled the drunk out...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2015
... where mythic figures of resistance may be read anew. More pointedly, the “black” in post–civil rights era black novels provides an occasion not for policing “civic myths” but for imagining community from the fragments left by a “myth” interrupted ( Nancy 43–70 ). Works Cited Edwards Brent...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 165–183.
Published: 01 August 2012
... ). Miller D. A. The Novel and the Police . Berkeley : U of California P , 1988 . Moretti Franco . Signs Taken for Wonders: Essays in the Sociology of Literary Forms . Trans. Fischer Susan Forgacs David Miller David . Rev. Ed. London : Verso , 1988 . Poe Edgar...