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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 209–211.
Published: 01 August 2004
...DANIEL HACK NEIL HERTZ, George Eliot’s Pulse (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2003), pp. xii + 168, cloth, $60.00, paper, $18.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Neil Hertz's Pulse NEIL HERTZ, George Eliot's Pulse (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2003), pp. xii + 168...
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Novel (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...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 451–459.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., in particular the standard triad in medical case histories: temperature, pulse, res- piration. Collins thus seems to argue, here and elsewhere, that a necessary func- tion of this kind of novel is to provide a sensitive record of sensation on and in the body. If, in fact, as Thomas argues, the sensation...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 August 2020
... at its core, but at what scale, in what fashion? Should we consider the novel's relation to modernity as an epoch, or look more closely at its implication in a century, a decade, a day, a practice, or a pace of reading? Do novels, as E. M. Forster argues, contain clocks, or do they pulse and flutter like...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 May 2013
... in the 1860s. WILLIAMS | RUMOR, REPUTATION, AND SENSATION IN TESS 95 states on account of its deep and sensed link with our corporeal existence. Quick- ening the pulse, raising a blush, inducing the acute and stinging feeling of being watched or the uncanny sense of being within...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 502–504.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., the House Un-American Committee of the 1950s—the pulse of politics and history is not a strong one, especially if one stops to consider other types of censorship, perhaps the censorship of the market or the censorship of a religious fatwa, which puts an artist like Salmon Rushdie under a death threat. Does...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 363–366.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of Malinowski, Joyce, Woolf, Orwell, and Mary Webb. The ethnographic im- pulses of novels like Ulysses and Mrs. Dalloway are by now fairly clear and well- documented; but Marx goes beyond the by-now familiar cultural-anthropological study of urban neighborhoods 6 la Michel de Certeau (done most...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of fictional worlds make themselves particularly available for readerly occupation. The first sound we hear as we cross the narrative threshold is a door shutting, and throughout the story the sound of doors “gently knocking like the pulse of a heart,” forms a baseline rhythm: “‘Safe, safe, safe,’ the pulse...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 158–180.
Published: 01 August 2004
... of the first woman who quickened the pulses within you that the rest of her sex had no art to stir" (52). Walter's understanding of his lover thus comes to seem as if it re- volves around his perception of her as an especially exciting set of surfaces. One obvious question raised by the consistent...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2021
... similar to Smith's. From this we can understand that through a collection of careful and compelling readings, Franta has his finger on the pulse of Enlightenment systems and system breakdowns. The question remains, however, to what extent Enlightenment systematizers anticipated system failure...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 312–315.
Published: 01 November 2007
... that matter to me, it also embeds these choices in ima@ worlds in which choices matter, in which consequences can be felt on the pulse" (264, emphasis added). I emphasize Wollaeger's phrasing here because it raises the question of what matters most inMadernism, Media, and Propaganda. Coming more from...
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Novel (2011) 44 (3): 509–512.
Published: 01 November 2011
... between the category or type and the exception. Jaffe extends this work in compelling new directions. ablow | abstracted interiority 511 Chapter 2, “Cardiac Excitability: Impulse, Restraint, and ‘the Pulse of the People returns us...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 515–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
... (144). Here, Bradley’s analysis resonates with the work of cultural critics such as Avery Gordon, whose influential text,Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination, provides a method for reading the pulsing absences (“hauntings”) of history. Bradley does so in a way specific...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 452–471.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Pacific Ocean. Ozeki structures A Tale for the Time Being around the movement of “drifters” like Nao, her family, the massive pulse of flotsam the Tōhoku tsunami launched into the Pacific, and the bag containing the improbable, heartbreaking collection of objects that includes Nao's diary. Her narrative...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 253–274.
Published: 01 August 2013
.... The throb of the motor engines sounded like a pulse irregularly drumming through an entire body. The sun became extraordinarily hot because the motor car had stopped outside Mulberry’s shop window. . . . And there the motor car stood, with drawn blinds, and upon them a curious pattern like...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 313–318.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the materiality of the historical “reference” in postmodern narratives, the ethics undergirding the explicitly parodic and self-referential postmodern text, and the relationship between the coextensive discourses of post-structuralism, postcolonialism, and postmodernism. In finding the postmodernist pulse...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 382–387.
Published: 01 November 2008
... to an analytic pro- ject that hopes to re-establish contact with "the somatic pulses" and affects purportedly lurking in the objects under investigation. The task is not so much to comprehend mod- ernism as to realize that there are numerous modernisms, some of which aimed to pro- duce states...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 227–247.
Published: 01 August 2021
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 226–249.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of the nineteenth century: bayonet, telegram, and cannon have been replaced by data mining, satellite reconnaissance, and long-distance strikes by weaponized drones. This is the technic sensorium suffused by “[e]lectric birdsong,” as McCarthy has it in C (52), “a set of signals . . . repeating, pulsing...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of appropriation extends from the intimate feelings of warmth in the brain’s “pulse of subjectivity” (73) out to the layers of social and psychic selves: “In its widest possible sense, how- ever, a man’s Self is the sum total of all that he CAN call his [. .  (83). The identity of the “thinker” that rules...