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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 496–500.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Clemens Spahr Banita Georgiana , Plotting Justice: Narrative Ethics and Literary Culture after 9/11 . ( Lincoln : U of Nebraska P , 2012 ), pp. 376 , cloth, $60.00 . Post-9/11 Literature and the Question of Ethics GEORGIANA BANITA, Plotting Justice: Narrative Ethics...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 May 2019
... disentangled, so that, for example, the position of Eliot, the Anglican convert, and that of such a writer as Georges Bataille, the renegade post-Sadean surrealist primitivist, are not easily collapsed one into the other. At the same time, the book would benefit from a more flexible and less iconoclastic view...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 May 2010
...William B. Warner It seems quite likely that the emergence of the public post in the late seventeenth century had as profound an effect upon the media culture of the eighteenth century as the emergence of the networked computer has had in our own day. The post is a public system, through which you...
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Novel (1 August 2000) 33 (2): 157–174.
Published: 01 August 2000
.... Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies . New York: Routledge, 1998 . 155 –56. Baer , Joel H. “‘The Complicated Plot of Piracy’: Aspects of English Criminal Law and the Image of the Pirate in Defoe.” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 14 ( 1985 ): 3 –28. Baker , J.H. An...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 August 2003
...JOHN N. DUVALL PATRICK O’DONNELL, Latent Destinies: Cultural Paranoia and Contemporary U.S. Narrative (Durham: Duke University Press, 2000), pp. 193 + vii–xi, paper, $17.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Post-Oedipal Masses: Holding On to Our Paranoia PATRICKO'DONNELL...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Mythologies: Writing History and the West . London: Routledge, 1990 . Interrogating Mythology: The Mandela Myth and Black Empowerment in Nadine Gordimer's Post-Apartheid Writing ISIDORE DIALA The dialectic between history and myth-making is central in...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet Kowal Ewa , The “Image-Event” in the Early Post-9/11 Novel: Literary Representations of Terror after September 11, 2001 ( Krakow : Jagiellonian UP , 2012 ) , pp. 151, paper, $40.00 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 It has become a...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
... democratic “common world.” It reaches back to the history of the German and the European novel to demonstrate the “wide field” from which a new post–Cold War culture might draw. It leans heavily on the rich resources of the German tradition, specifically on the work of nineteenth-century novelist Theodor...
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Novel (1 August 2015) 48 (2): 281–285.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... 336, paper , $24.95 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 These two books address the novel's cultural roles relative to prominent political institutions in the post–World War II United States. Michael Szalay's Hip Figures ties together the 1960s rebranding of the Democratic...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 365–374.
Published: 01 November 2017
... , coined by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields to capture the epistemic and political confusion surrounding the category of race in the post–civil rights decades. In an era in which the distinction between the truths and lies of the race concept no longer carries much rhetorical force, American...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 345–363.
Published: 01 November 2013
... neo-slave narrative insofar as they deploy fantastic modes to probe the points of rupture as much as to establish parallels between antebellum slavery and the post–civil rights present. With their multiple frames of reference (to racialized American slavery, cross-racial reproductive enslavement, or...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 August 2009
... concupiscence of readers who turn the pages only to get to the end. The coach whose stages are compared to the breaks between chapters in Henry Fielding's Joseph Andrews becomes in Sterne's text the speeding post chaise, a new technology in the mid-eighteenth century, which carries Tristram in his flight from...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 221–237.
Published: 01 August 2012
... political work that literature can do. The importance of post-9/11 literature, however, depends on its ability to rewrite itself in the coordinate system of geopolitical affairs. This essay reads Don DeLillo's Falling Man and Ian McEwan's Saturday as symptomatic of the ambivalent literary reaction to the...
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Novel (1 August 2018) 51 (2): 176–187.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of his own work and his interfacing with a set of “displacements” running through and around various “vanguards.” Along the way, he discusses dead media, money, sound, post-Snowden politics as a literary problem, and the financial utility of Finnegans Wake . Copyright © 2018 by Nicholas Huber and...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 278–283.
Published: 01 August 2009
... strategies themselves, particularly in light of other post-1990s developments in Asian American and African American literature. The renewal of the white immigrant saga in the era of the genome certainly bears both aesthetic and political analysis. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Eugenides...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... anthropological theory in Britain in the 1860s changes how British novels depict, make use of, and think about marriage and kinship. Paying attention to this shift to what I call the “post-anthropological novel” requires us to reevaluate what we are doing when we invoke anthropology in literary theory/criticism...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 504–510.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Jules Law This essay examines the concept of the inhuman as it develops across a set of Victorian novels ( Villette, Little Dorrit , and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ). The post-structuralist and postmodern idea of the inhuman, I argue, develops out of two primal scenes: the self...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 546–554.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Reading Bolaño's conception of exile as a conciliation between Lukács's and Bakhtin's theories of literature as a form of exile, this essay traces how his novels turn the modern drive to estrangement into a post-auratic nostalgia open to commodification. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 400–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
... at the historical moment when the phrase losing face was entering common usage in English, The Monster confronts the invention and spread of this figure (and others) in novelistic terms, as a post-Reconstruction small-town tragedy. Ultimately, the processes by which phrases are made and come to...
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Novel (1 August 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...