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Novel (2001) 35 (1): 69–103.
Published: 01 May 2001
... UP, 1977 . Superfluity and Suction: The Problem with Saving in The Mill on the Floss DEANNA KREISEL To survive Mr Glegg, and talk eulogistically of him to have sums of interest coming in morefiequently, and secrete it in various corners, bafling...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 264–278.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Possibilities of Transformation within the Capitalist World Economy.” African Studies Review 17 ( 1974 ): 1 –26. Afkican Literature, Modernism, and the Problem ofPolitica1 Subjectivity NICHOLAS BROWN What does it mean to talk about the politics of form...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... . A History of Absences: The Problem of Reference in Monique Truong’s The Book of Salt CATHERINE FUNG The protagonist of Monique Truong’s The Book of Salt is a gay Vietnamese chef working for Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. More than half of the reviews of the novel...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 August 2009
... . Woolf , Virginia . “Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown.” Volume I: Collected Essays of Virginia Woolf . New York: Harcourt Brace, 1967 . The Problem of Realism and African Fiction SUSAN Z. ANDRADE African cultural nationalism so dominated the literary...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sam Alexander This article proposes that the narratological problem of character in Joyce's Ulysses is inseparable from the biopolitical problem of population. More important than the presentation or ontological status of any individual character in Joyce's novel is the sheer number of characters...
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Novel (2023) 56 (2): 228–255.
Published: 01 August 2023
... as one possible solution to the problem of the “wrong body.” The article's first half sketches the status of the wrong body in trans studies, where the concept is disfavored as reproducing a repressive ideology, in contrast to its characterization in Lacanian psychoanalysis as psychotic. The article...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Charlotte Sussman This essay argues that the problem of witnessing in the Romantic-era novel is caught up with the problem of moral epistemology and that both are inflected by temporality. Focusing on Charles Maturin's 1820 gothic Melmoth the Wanderer , this essay argues that, like many...
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Novel (2012) 45 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Thinks … (2002) transform this problem of qualia into a formal problem of narrative style. Finally, this article shows that such conceptual transactions between cognitive science and contemporary literature move in both directions. While recent fiction has integrated the discourses and problems posed...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 196–209.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Jacques Rancière In The Waves , one of the characters dreams of “a wandering thread, lightly joining one thing to another.” This essay situates this dream within the problem of modern fiction. Fiction was defined by Aristotle as an arrangement of actions according to necessity or verisimilitude...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 403–421.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Mark Sussman This article addresses the problem of cynicism in Harold Frederic's novel The Damnation of Theron Ware (1896). Despite the prominence of cynicism in the critical literature surrounding the novel, it has emerged as a vexing interpretive problem in itself rather than a solution to Theron...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 61–94.
Published: 01 May 2022
... class that inherits Franco Moretti's novel of bourgeois subject formation with all the attendant problems and opportunities of traditional bourgeois realism, while seeking to replace the privileged place of irony in those texts with a partisan spirit of conviction. One consequence of this is a deeper...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and noncausal bargaining enters into all our cooperative relationships with each other. Such bargaining can be illuminated by game theory and, in particular, by the version of prisoner's dilemma known as “Newcomb's problem.” Newcomb's problem models some of our most important relationships with each other...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 318–325.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Mark Currie This essay considers the novel as a model of time, specifically as a model for a moving now or nunc movens conception of time. It examines a range of problems with this conception of the novel and argues that the problems themselves are where the interest lies: in the difference...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 461–481.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Hamish Dalley Abstract Dominant theorizations of settler colonialism identify it as a social form characterized by a problem with historical narration: because the existence of settler communities depends on the dispossession of indigenous peoples, settlers find themselves trapped by the need both...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
...—and suggests that these processes of mediation themselves become apprehensible at the level of style as drone content becomes drone form. The essay then identifies in these instances of drone form an abiding problem of nonreciprocal action. Often allegorized as dysfunctional masculinity or failed copulation...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 227–250.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Emily Steinlight This article demonstrates both the formal logic and the political stakes of Dickens's refusal to solve the problem his narratives create: the condition of a vast multitude that the impersonal narrator of Bleak House only half-ironically terms “supernumeraries.” Applied...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 401–423.
Published: 01 November 2010
... aestheticized, in fact participates in this tact at the same time that it presents readers and critics with a choice about how much they will say or consider themselves to know about the “facts” of the text they read. Thus, James's late style poses ethical problems to readers while representing such problems...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 249–267.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and significance to Melville of a unique acoustic phenomenon known as sympathetic resonance that, in Pierre , models the relation between sound and significance that is threatened by the possibility of incest. And the essay's final part shows how Melville's insistent figurations of the problem of incest through...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the Jew into a conventional marriage plot reflects a problem in Trollope's construction of authorship, a problem that inheres in how literary commercialism and literary professionalism might represent mutually exclusive value postulates. Max Weber's distinction between formal rationality and substantive...
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Novel (2022) 55 (3): 406–426.
Published: 01 November 2022
... struggle against systems of data capture and control. Both novels suggest that the ubiquity of computational systems has generated new problems for the form and function of literary thinking in the twenty‐first century. The first problem is both practical and aesthetic: how to narrate or describe a world...