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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 258–280.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Morrison: Ethics in Modern and Postmodern American Narrative . New York: Peter Lang, 2001 . Gaillard , Françoise . “The Terror of Consensus.” Trans. Jennifer Curtiss Gage. Terror and Consensus: Vicissitudes of French Thought . Ed. Jean-Joseph Goux and Philip R. Wood Stanford: Stanford UP...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2002
...CHRISTINE LEVECQ Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Works Cited Albert , Mathias . “On Boundaries, Territory and Postmodernity: An International Relations Perspective.” Ed. Newman. 53 –68. Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 313–315.
Published: 01 November 2002
...ERIK DUSSERE JOHN N. DUVALL, The Identifying Fictions of Toni Morrison: Modernist Authenticity and Postmodern Blackness (New York: Palgrave, 2000), pp. 182, cloth, $45.00. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Reviews Postmodern...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 319–323.
Published: 01 November 2002
...RICHARD PEARCE NANCY J. PETERSON, Against Amnesia: Contemporary Women Writers and the Crisis of Historical Memory, (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001), pp. 242, cloth, $46.50. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2002 2002 Postmodern Historical Narratives...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 May 2004
...TIMOTHY BEWES Copyright © Novel Corp. 2004 2004 Works Cited Adorno , Theodor W. Notes to Literature: Volume Two . Trans. Shierry Weber Nicholsen. Ed. Rolf Tiedemann. New York: Columbia UP, 1992 . Anderson , Perry . The Origins of Postmodernity . London: Verso, 1998...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 495–498.
Published: 01 November 2015
... formations and the postmodern novel. He focuses on the opposition between chance and design, arguing that chance was treated as the terrain of liberal-democratic freedom, while design was associated with totalitarianism. Belletto reads politicized treatments of accident and conspiracy in a stunning array of...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 151–168.
Published: 01 November 2002
... York: Oxford UP, 1988 . Gilroy , Paul . “Living Memory: A Meeting with Toni Morrison.” Small Acts: Thoughts on the Politics of Black Cultures . London: Serpent’s Tail, 1993. 175–82. Harper , Phillip Brian . Framing the Margins: The Social Logic of Postmodern Culture . New York...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 169–192.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Bone Structure Experiment.” Black American Literature Forum 17 ( 1983 ): 120 –23. Byerman , Keith E. Fingering the Jagged Grain: Tradition and Form in Recent Black Fiction . Athens: U of Georgia P, 1985 . Davis , Kimberly Chabot . “‘Postmodern Blackness’: Toni Morrison’s Beloved...
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Novel (1 November 2002) 35 (2-3): 193–210.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Reinvention of Nature . New York: Routledge, 1991 . Hayles , N. Katharine . “Postmodern Parataxis: Embodied Texts, Weightless Information.” American Literary History 2 ( 1990 ): 394 –21. Hoem , Sheri I. “Recontextualizing Fathers: Wideman, Foucault and African American Genealogy...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 349–354.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jane Elliott Focusing on Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake , this essay examines what I term “dramas of immediacy” in recent North American fiction. Postmodern novels of the 1980s and 1990s were defined in part by their interest in the way in which narrative shaped our experience, particularly in...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., invisibility, passing, and racial uplift. The ambiguity of its setting, which is congruent with its assertion of the inherent ambiguities of language and of individual and generic identities, marks The Intuitionist as an example of “postmodern” fiction. An analysis of the novel's allusions to the paraliterary...
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Novel (1 November 2017) 50 (3): 365–374.
Published: 01 November 2017
... exemplifies an aesthetic—distinct not only from older models of corrective mimesis but also from the widely heralded post-postmodern realisms of the present—that is uniquely calibrated to the ruses of American racecraft in the post–civil rights decades. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 361–365.
Published: 01 November 2009
... zones” outside the socioeconomic or temporal structures of postmodernism. But the Easy Rawlins novels reinforce Douglass's notion that African American people occupy an alternate temporality; at the same time, it is precisely through their distinctive temporalities at levels of form and content that the...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Rolland Murray Literary and cultural critics have tended to interpret African American literary postmodernism as a broad threat to the cohesion of racial community. Alternatively, this essay submits that contemporary novels by Charles Johnson, Andrea Lee, and others have also construed these...
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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 August 2009) 42 (2): 332–336.
Published: 01 August 2009
... ambivalent about the threat or promise of what Perry Anderson has called “the revolutionary horizon” visible at the turn into the twentieth century. In a contemporary, postmodern, historical novel such as Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day , history is what Pynchon calls “time's pathology”—a pathology whose...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 210–223.
Published: 01 August 2014
... rich. Certain formal aspects of the novel, including free indirect discourse and omniscience (which is regarded as a ubiquitous discourse outside the novel as well), are held responsible for this state of affairs, which may extend well into postmodern forms of fiction. © 2014 by Novel, Inc. 2014...
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Novel (1 August 2019) 52 (2): 200–218.
Published: 01 August 2019
... fundamental changes in the theory and organization of knowledge itself (compare Umberto Eco's From Tree to Labyrinth ). Drawing on Bernard Stiegler's theory of the “proletarianization of consumption” in the postmodern “libidinal economy,” I read Flaubert as offering a prophetic Marxist critique of the...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 November 2010
... it as both disabling and enabling and deploys it as a claim to modernity and a rejection of and retreat from the modern world. The essay argues that the novel is prescient in its postmodern playfulness, offering a representation of mental illness detached from its specifically psychiatric or broadly...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 May 2015
... (though he shies away from introducing “neomodernism” as a term). Within the context of James's portrayal, the revival of socially responsible, ethically informed art asserts itself as the most prominent feature of the contemporary novel. According to James, literary postmodernism created “a cultural...