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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 200–228.
Published: 01 November 2008
... and Cultural Studies 10 ( 2003 ): 105 –30. Chabal , Patrick . Vozes Moçambicanas: Literatura e Nacionalidade . Lisboa: Vega, 1994 . Chatterjee , Partha . The Nation and its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories . Princeton: Princeton UP, 1993 . Chatterjee , Partha...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
... tool for analyzing postcolonial literatures. Doing so, however, requires us to jettison Lukács's progressive historicism in favor of a model of literary history shaped by uneven temporalities and a fundamental disjunction between the historical perspectives of settler and nonsettler communities—thus...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 August 2016
... readings of two contemporary novelists: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria) and Chetan Bhagat (India). Despite coming from different countries and political positions, both authors break open existing paradigms in postcolonial literature and represent a new imagining of the potential relationship between...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 323–343.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Paul Stasi This essay takes up the relationship between modernism and postcolonialism through a comparison of Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim and Amitav Ghosh's Sea of Poppies . What Conrad understands as a crisis in narrative form is, I argue, a function of his understanding of history as the absolute...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 409–425.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Marx This essay observes that recent city novels set in the global South often depart from earlier postcolonial fiction, in which the sense of geopolitical possibility remained tethered to the promise and limitations of nation-states. To alter that habit, contemporary fiction updates...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 November 2015
... nationalism and postcolonial literature, arguing that postcolonial literary style can help us to understand nationalism as “a critical constellation,” not necessarily unitary or exclusionary (1). To make this argument, he relies heavily on Theodor Adorno, whose negative dialectics, Gui argues, avoids...
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Novel (2006) 39 (2): 245–267.
Published: 01 August 2006
... –80. Chakrabarty , Dipesh . Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference . Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000 . Chaudhuri , Amit . “In the Waiting-Room of History.” London Review of Books 26.12 ( 2004 ). Derrida , Jacques . Of Grammatology . Trans...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
... 2006 . Walters , Wendy W. “Postcolonial Citation and the Archives of Empire: Patricia Powell's The Pagoda.” Unpacking the Library . Ed. Mays Sas. Forthcoming. Williams , Isaiah Thornton . “Tait, James vs. the Ship Hound, 1856–1858.” Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Mediation.” Poetics Today 8.2 ( 1987 ): 335 –72. Literature, Fictiveness, and Postcolonial Criticism Alok Yadav The question I address is the following: what is our understanding of fictiveness or fictionality and what consequences does it carry for our...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Raji Vallury My article studies the implications of Jacques Rancière's concepts of literary misunderstanding and political dissensus for our understanding of the politics of postcolonial fiction. The disjunctive junction that Rancière establishes between the politics of aesthetics...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2018
... literary studies and postcolonial theory. Whereas the postcolonial-cum-global field tends to prioritize categorical expansiveness and dissolution in African writing, equating structural and conceptual more-than-oneness with pluralism of a clearly political expression, “Plurality in Question” suggests...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 96–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Bede Scott Abstract Situated at the intersection of postcolonialism and affect studies, this essay explores the significance of wonder in Hanya Yanagihara's The People in the Trees (2013). In her novel, Yanagihara provides a detailed account of an anthropological expedition to the remote...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 400–409.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Rosemary Marangoly George This essay argues that tracking Kamala Markandaya's literary career enables us to see, in retrospect, some of the blind spots of the postcolonial literary critical frame within which we have situated novels produced by third-world writers in the twentieth century...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 219–239.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., Conrad and Faulkner impel the invention of newer forms and figures with which to express the new imperial (and later, postcolonial) world order. Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 Conrad Faulkner empire accounting totality The nineteenth-century realist novel is least realistic...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the protagonists back, bringing an abrupt end to the journey to maturity and, consequently, to the narrative arc of the bildungsroman. In this way, the novels' proto-postcolonial formal interventions are grounded in the visible unevenness of their urban settings. Copyright © 2019 by Caitlin Vandertop 2019...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 347–368.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to the Third World necessitates the construction of a global history of the novel that will redress the myopia in novel studies, postcolonialism, and contemporary theories of world literature. Copyright © 2019 by Y. P. Zhang 2019 world literature postcolonialism the global South novel post-Mao...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that refines an Orientalist market logic diagnosed by Graham Huggan as “the postcolonial exotic”—the article argues that MFA programs have encouraged a style of writing that centralizes the primacy of a global bourgeois/middle-class reader. Subsequently, the global South writer has become firmly ensconced...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 85–103.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Peter Leman Abstract This article examines Nuruddin Farah's 1979 novel Sweet and Sour Milk , asking how we read representations of postcolonial mourning and living death in the context of global authoritarianism. The first novel in Farah's influential dictatorship trilogy, Sweet and Sour Milk...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... realist art based on dated assumptions about the European novel. They expand the category of realism to include examples from the realisms of late Victorian theater; postcolonial fiction from African, Egyptian, and Indian milieus; and photojournalistic experiments wrought in response to revolution...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 329–337.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jonathan Arac Examining changes in the study of the novel since Novel began publication in 1967, this essay focuses on the current importance of world literature as a topic for debate and exploration and suggests that complex relationships with the study of postcolonial literature have helped...