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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 141–145.
Published: 01 May 2017
... interesting study of how public opinion was represented in nineteenth-century American fiction and why it was not always political or even public. Fictions of Mass Democracy in Nineteenth-Century America is a bold book in its premise and its argument. The introductory epigraphs, from Jacques Derrida's...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 446–464.
Published: 01 November 2015
... theories of reading—as demonstrated in his explication of Jean Genet's body of work—more than Arendt's, show that the notion of the public as a site for aesthetic and political judgment is indispensable for the study of literature. Before proceeding to Arendt's discussion of the novel, it seems...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Metro is generally considered the first Egyptian graphic novel, and includes shorter discussion of fiction by Ahmed Alaidy (1974–) and literary nonfiction by Omar Taher (1974–). The essay argues that readers must take questions of circulation and the interplay of transnational and local publics into...
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Novel (1 May 2004) 38 (1): 57–83.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Vernacular Modernism.” Film Quarterly 54 : 1 ( 2000 ): 10 –22. Hendler , Glenn . Public Sentiments: Structures of Feeling in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2001 . Horkheimer , Max , and Theodor Adorno. Dialectic of Enlightenment . Trans...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Alicia Williams Abstract Whence the “dear reader”—and to where? This essay proposes that George Eliot's reformulation of nineteenth-century conventions for addressing reading audiences documents a response to the emergence of Britain's first mass reading public. Eliot inherits a propensity for...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 176–196.
Published: 01 August 2017
... between groups but also with a structuring historical perspective oriented to the subsequent rise of a public transport system that is fundamentally designed to ignore the individual psychology and individual purposes of its passengers and instead to array interchangeably the mobility of their bodies. The...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... British public to see the war as an immediate reality—especially in journalistic exposés of the war's mismanagement. Official narratives of glorious warfare were undercut by reports of mass suffering by common British soldiers. Widely read frontline reports by William Howard Russell of the Times provoked...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 354–381.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Andrea Cabajsky In 1880, the French Canadian journalist and politician Frédéric Houde published his only novel, Le manoir mystérieux, ou les victimes de l'ambition , in the Montreal daily newspaper Le nouveau monde . Then Houde's novel seems to have disappeared from the public eye until 1913, when...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... that professional specialization had opened up a gap between novelists and the reading public. In particular, George Eliot established her professional credibility as an author by incorporating vocabularies into her novels that carried an aura of prestige thanks to the rise in prominence of specialized...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... that ends, in On Liberty (1859), with Mill's idea that the insidious and invasive powers of the social realm may be circumvented by taking refuge, and taking pleasure, in text-based intimacy, an intimacy that allows others' thoughts and feelings to be present as representations. For Mill, public...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 304–310.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in which an emergent fashion industry summons women to abandon the corset in public and enter the fantasy worlds of modern dress designs that accentuate the body and stimulate its desires, so too are novelists issuing similar summons. Such sensational novels as Bram Stoker's Dracula and George du...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 72–77.
Published: 01 May 2010
... results in an “intrinsically contradictory” form shaped by both “dynamism and limits.” Yet theories of the novel have traditionally ignored the implications of its history of serial publication. We tend to see the form of the Victorian novel as a coherent whole that begins with the hero as a child and...
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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 November 2012) 45 (3): 343–367.
Published: 01 November 2012
... a transformed public sphere. In Arthur Mervyn , the yellow fever epidemic works as a fantasy of exposure, an impossible kind of social transparency that ultimately serves as a map for comprehending the mysterious workings of a “connected age.” © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 268–291.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Stephen Ross This article contends that contemporary modernist studies' break with the previous model of High Modernism uncannily repeated modernism's own declared break with the nineteenth century. A key marker of this repetition is the flurry of publications addressing modernism's relationship...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 17–35.
Published: 01 May 2018
...David A. P. Womble Abstract This essay argues that the Victorian novel recast the cognitive deficiencies associated with the mass as necessary traits for inhabiting a statistically rendered public sphere. In order to attribute personhood to an influx of potentially asocial bodies that fell short of...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 36–59.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of the relation between private and public spheres. Recent Israeli literature and film consequently invite us to rethink the stylistic preoccupation of contemporary theories of world literature by asking how these media use aesthetic figures to give form to the concepts of freedom, necessity, and...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
... traction, arguments such as Fredric Jameson's about the third-world novel must consider the novel more concretely in relation to literacy and publication structures. Franco Moretti's collaborative Il romanzo begins to organize an apparatus of knowledge that might ground new theories in dialogue with media...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 May 2010
... intimate violence; his mode of address to his former “master”; his attention to the collapse of the line separating public from private life in the South—all of these contributed to Douglass's refiguring of the relationship between his authorial and oratorical personae and his audiences. Douglass does not...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 107–115.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Stuart Sherman Newspapers and novels both tend to run long, but they accomplish their protractions by means so different as to seem at first glance diametrically opposed—the paper by its steady pulse of publication across an open-ended span, the novel by something more like sprawl. Despite these...